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Sport Quiz #334

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 12 June 2015

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1

When bidding in Auction Bridge, what suit has the highest value below "No trumps"?

A
Diamonds
B
Hearts
C
Spades
D
Clubs
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2

On 1 July 2001, who was the IBF Heavyweight Champion, WBC Heavyweight Champion, IBO Heavyweight Champion, USBA Heavyweight Champion, & IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion?

A
Fred Apostoli
B
Hasim Rahman
C
Michael Carbajal
D
Pipino Cuevas
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3

Who had his first prize fight in 1914, became world heavyweight champion at Toledo in 1919 and was champion until defeated in 1926?

A
Jess Willard
B
Jack Dempsey
C
Cassius Clay
D
Joe Louis
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4

In draughts, what is a counter called when it reaches the opposite end of the board and another piece is put on top?

A
Knight
B
Queen
C
King
D
Castle
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5

The distance of the first modern Olympic Marathon in 1896 was 40 km (24 miles 85 yards), so why, at the 1908 London Olympic Games, was it run over its now-standard distance of 42.195 km (26 miles 385 yards)?

A
So that it finished in front of the British royal family's box
B
It was historically accurate
C
The International Olympic Committee did not want a round number of km
D
Error of measurement by the organisers, not used to metrics
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6

What game is also known as "Literati", "Alfapet", "Funworder", "Skip-A-Cross", "Spelofun", "Palabras Cruzadas" and "Word for Word"?.

A
Boggle
B
Upwords
C
Scrabble
D
Word Yahtzee
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7

When Johnny Weissmuller left a championship career in sport to star in "Tarzan" films, what sport did he leave?

A
Swimming
B
Archery
C
Lawn bowls
D
Street hockey
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