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Sport Quiz #305

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 21 November 2014

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1

What is the name of the area immediately surrounding a golf hole?

A
Fairway
B
Green
C
Rough
D
Bunker
Select from the options above.
2

Except for a brief competition at Helsinki in 1952, the People's Republic of China (PRC) did not attend Olympic Games for some time because of the status of The Republic of China (ROC) within the IOC. When did they next compete in an Olympics?

A
1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, USA
B
1980 Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, USA
C
1984 Winter Olympics, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
D
1976 Winter Olympics, Innsbruck, Austria
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these is a card game for 2 players who are dealt 12 cards each from a pack excluding the 2s to 6s, with the remainder placed face downwards?

A
Piquet
B
Poker
C
Baccarat
D
Chemin de Fer
Select from the options above.
4

Which group was the subject of the Microsoft Xbox 360 games Rock Band that premièred in June 2009 which is intended to be "a revolutionary tour" of their music and career?

A
The Beatles
B
The Rolling Stones
C
Kiss
D
The Eagles
Select from the options above.
5

Which Olympics saw observing environmental and sustainability issues become a criterion for the building of the venues?

A
1994 Winter Olympics, Lillehammer, Norway
B
1998 Winter Olympics, Nagano, Japan
C
1996 Summer Olympics, Atlanta, USA
D
1992 Summer Olympics, Barcelona, Spain
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these did not characterise the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, the first post World War II games?

A
The Olympic flame failed to light until the third try
B
Two different hockey teams claimed to represent the USA
C
The Olympic flag presented at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp was stolen, as was its replacement
D
Athletes from Germany and Japan were not invited
Select from the options above.
7

A famous round-robin chess tournament, one of the first super tournaments, was conducted in Hastings in England from August 5 to September 2 of what year?

A
1927
B
1841
C
1851
D
1895
Select from the options above.
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