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Sport Quiz #304

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 14 November 2014

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1

Who is credited with establishing the rules which differentiate North American Football, or gridiron, from other forms of ball games?

A
Fielding Harris Yost
B
Thrift Burnside
C
Walter Chauncey Camp
D
John William Heisman
Select from the options above.
2

The 1984 Winter Olympics were the first conducted under the presidency of whom?

A
Avery Brundage
B
Jacques Rogge
C
Lord Killanin
D
Juan Antonio Samaranch
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3

In the 1960s Tom Elwes instituted which championship in Congham in Norfolk, England?

A
World Snail Racing Championship
B
World Conker Championship
C
World Series of Poker
D
International Frog Jumping Championship
Select from the options above.
4

What professional world sporting promotion was run in Australia from 1964-78?

A
World Sheep-Shearing Championships
B
World Sand Boat Racing
C
World Camel Racing Championships
D
World Championship Wrestling
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5

A sporting event involves propelling an object the most accurately, yet there are no uniform standards for it. What is the object, traditionally around 5–6 m (16–20 feet) long and weighing around 35–60 kg (80–130 pounds)?

Note: This question was updated in January 2022
A
Discus
B
Caber
C
Javelin
D
Shot
Select from the options above.
6

Which star musician wrote and performed the ending song for the game "Destiny", released in 2014?

A
Psy
B
Sting
C
Paul McCartney
D
Neil Finn
Select from the options above.
7

Which team won the eighth World Polo Championship in Mexico in May 2008?

A
Argentina
B
Chile
C
Brazil
D
England
Select from the options above.
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