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Sport Quiz #376

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 1 April 2016

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1

During a 22-season career (1890–1911) this player established numerous records which lasted more than a century in what sport?

A
Swimming
B
Ping pong
C
Baseball
D
Golf
Select from the options above.
2

The most successful tennis player to date, with 8 singles titles and 11 doubles titles, in the WTA Tour Championships was originally a citizen of which country?

A
USA
B
UK
C
Czechoslovakia
D
Germany
Select from the options above.
Note: This question was updated in December 2017
3

Stanley Mathews played which position for the English football team?

A
Goalkeeper
B
Inside right
C
Right wing
D
Centre forward
Select from the options above.
4

The World Games, first held in 1981 to provide a world forum for sports not contested in the Olympic Games, includes which sport - once an Olympic sport but dropped after 1920?

A
White water slalom
B
Conkers
C
Snail-racing
D
Tug-o-war
Select from the options above.
5

What was the cause of the disqualification of Swedish pentathlete Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall at Mexico City in 1968, the first as a result of failing a doping test at an Olympic Games?

A
Beer
B
Barbiturates
C
Steroids
D
Marijuana
Select from the options above.
6

The first Winter Olympic Games were held in what year?

A
1894
B
1944
C
2002
D
1924
Select from the options above.
7

With which sport is Brett Favre associated?

A
American football
B
Synchronised swimming
C
Diving
D
Gymnastics
Select from the options above.
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