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Sport Quiz #344

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 21 August 2015

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1

The first goal in Football World Cup history was scored on 18 July 1930 by Lucien Laurent of France. France won 4–1. Who were they playing against?

A
Mexico
B
USA
C
Belgium
D
India
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2

What name is given to someone who enforces racing rules and regulations at many types of race track?

A
Steward
B
Sommelier
C
Butler
D
Attendant
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3

Why did Lawrence Lemieux, a Canadian sailor competing in the 1988 Summer Olympics, and finishing in 21st place in his race receive the Pierre de Coubertin medal?

A
For his services in setting the 1988 Games up
B
He was severely injured but continued racing
C
He abandoned his race to save an injured competitor
D
He donated vital equipment from his own craft to ensure the eventual winners could race
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4

Where is it a traditional 'sport' to stand on a beach and throw a rope with a weight at the end to catch birds when they return from foraging at sea?

A
Bosnia
B
Nauru
C
Switzerland
D
Nyasaland
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5

What family name is next in the series Ivanišević, Hewitt, Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, and Murray?

A
Djokovic
B
Williams
C
Roddick
D
Berdych
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6

Which of these terms is used in a game of Go?

A
Gammon
B
Mate
C
Kings row
D
Eye
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7

Apart from a board marked in squares what do the players of the strategy game, Go, need to play a game?

A
Black and white stones
B
Thirty-two black and white counters
C
Two numbered dice and 16 pegs
D
A pack of 53 cards and 20 counters
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