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Sport Quiz #293

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 29 August 2014

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1

What chess piece is also called a "castle"?

A
Rook
B
Blackbird
C
Crow
D
Shag
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2

In what continent was freestyle swimming first developed?

A
Mexico
B
New Zealand
C
Noumea
D
Australia
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3

What striking and fielding team game, originating in England and known in Ireland as cluiche corr, is played between two teams alternating between batting and fielding and involves hitting a small, hard, leather-cased ball with a round bat and then running around four bases in order to score?

A
Softball
B
Rounders
C
Cricket
D
Curling
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4

Which of these is a fielding position in cricket?

A
Back slide
B
Leg slip
C
Gully point
D
Chief Scout
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5

What is a 'single make' open-wheel auto racing series wherein competitors represent their nation as opposed to themselves or a team?

A
A1 Grand Prix
B
Formula One
C
Indycar Racing
D
NASCAR
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6

Which of these requires the least area for competition?

A
Polo ground
B
Hockey (field hockey) field
C
Ice hockey field
D
Olympic-sized swimming pool
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7

Who is the current, in 2014, President of the IOC?

A
Richard Carrión
B
Sergei Bubka
C
Thomas Bach
D
Denis Oswald
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