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Sport Quiz #288

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 25 July 2014

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1

Who won the Women's Cricket World Cup played at Sydney, Australia, in 2009?

A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
England
D
India
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2

In the 1950s, what was Jersey Joe Walcott known for?

A
Boxing
B
Sculpture
C
Motor racing
D
Cooking
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3

What was the name of the regular feature of the European motorsport calendar from 1927 to 1957 that was held 24 times in Italy?

A
The Mille Miglia
B
Targa Florio
C
Giro de Sicilia
D
Mediterranean Grand Prix
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4

What game, whose players use a squidger, aim to squop their opponents, occasionally to boondock them, and in a variant play a jeu de puces, was held in a Royal Match in 2008 to commemorate a 50th anniversary?

A
Spookies
B
Tiddliwinks
C
Super Mario
D
Squidge Rush
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5

A popular myth which has been debunked by sports historians is that Abner Doubleday, a Union officer in the American Civil War, invented which sport?

A
Basketball
B
Ice hockey
C
Baseball
D
American football
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6

Where would you meet the terms straight rail, cushion, balkline, artistic and cowboy?

A
Carom billiards
B
Rodeo
C
Pool
D
Air hockey
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7

Which of these venues is only open to women competitors in the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, held in Hawai?

A
Banzai Pipeline (Billabong Pipeline Masters)
B
Haleiwa Ali'i Beach Park (Reef Hawaiian Pro)
C
Sunset Beach (O'Neill World Cup of Surfing & Roxy Pro)
D
Honolua Bay, Maui (Billabong Pro Maui)
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