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Sport Quiz #330

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 15 May 2015

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1

Which town on the Isle of Wight has hosted an annual Regatta since 1851?

A
Bournemouth
B
Cowes Bay
C
Cowes
D
Gosport
Select from the options above.
2

What do the letters R and A stand for in the name of the world's oldest golf club?

A
Royal and Ancient
B
Royal and Allcock
C
Riverside and Allchurch
D
River and Amberside
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3

He is an alpine ski racer, who won four overall World Cup titles (1998, 2000, 2001, 2004), two Olympic gold medals (in 1998), and three World Championship titles (1999, 1999 and 2005). Who is he?

A
Stig Strand
B
Ingemar Stenmark
C
Hermann Maier
D
Pirmin Zurbriggen
Select from the options above.
4

How did ex-South African cricket team captain Hansie Cronje die in 2002?

A
Plane crash, when flying from Johannesburg to George
B
Shot in a hotel room in Pretoria
C
Trampled in a riot in Soweto
D
Street robbery in New York
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5

Tennis, sometimes called real, or royal, tennis, differs from lawn tennis in a number of ways; which of these is not one?

A
The racquet head is bent slightly
B
The court is enclosed, and wider and longer
C
It includes a scoring area called "dedans"
D
Scoring is all by 15s, i.e. 15, 30, 45 ...
Select from the options above.
6

When mountain climbers hammer in and extract pitons damage is done to the rocks. Clean climbing since 1970 has largely replaced them with what?

A
Lost Arrows and angles
B
Abalakov Cam
C
Chockstones and SLCD
D
Bongs
Select from the options above.
7

An athlete who in 2013 famously became the first active professional in one of the four major US team sports to declare he is homosexual, has a twin brother who was a professional in what sport?

A
Pole vault
B
Long jump
C
Basketball
D
High jump
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