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Sport Quiz #387

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 17 June 2016

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1

Which country ended the USA's 132 year hold on the America's Cup?

A
Switzerland
B
New Zealand
C
Australia
D
Spain
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2

What nationality was J Landy, who broke Roger Bannister's record for the mile of 3 minutes 59.4 seconds by recording 3 minutes 58 seconds on 21 June 1954?

A
English
B
Australian
C
New Zealander
D
Scottish
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3

On 22 January 1955 sportsman Joe Davis scored the first officially recognised what?

A
Maximum break in a snooker game
B
Hat trick in underwater hockey
C
Record speed in the Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake
D
The first skateboard Caballerial in competition
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4

What shape is a battledore?

A
Lancelike
B
Deep-draught ocean-going ship
C
Small wide paddle
D
Daisy
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5

In 2015 there was an upsurge of inaugural national championships in what sport?

A
Drone racing
B
Electric car racing
C
Gumboot throwing
D
Geocaching
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6

What official world speed record for a shuttlecock in badminton, was set on 3 June 2005 by Fu Haifeng?

A
332 km/h (206 mph)
B
305 km/h (189 mph)
C
345 km/h (214 mph)
D
298 km/h (185 mph)
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7

Why was Muhammad Ali stripped of his 1964 world heavyweight boxing title?

A
In 1967 he refused to be conscripted into the US army
B
The World Boxing Federation thought he was preparing to emigrate to Cuba
C
He publicly criticised the USA involvement in the Vietnam War
D
He supported a friend accused of homosexual activity
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