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Sport Quiz #400

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 16 September 2016

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1

At the 1996 Olympics, what did Carl Lewis become the fourth person to do?

A
Miss a medal award ceremony
B
Run in bare feet
C
Win 9 gold medals
D
Assault an official
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2

The invention of what game, needing only pencil and paper, is attributed to Clifford von Winkler in the early 1900s?

A
Three Men's Morris
B
Hangman
C
Tic Tac Toe
D
Battleships
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3

Andreas Thorkildsen set a new Olympic record at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing for throwing what?

A
Paper aeroplane
B
Javelin
C
Tantrum
D
Wobbly
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4

When were referees first recorded as officially called for in the written rules in a game of football (soccer)?

A
1847
B
1863
C
1581
D
1841
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5

In what field is Dr Anatoly Karpov best known internationally?

A
Chess
B
Heart surgery
C
Weightlifting
D
Opera
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6

How many three minute rounds are there in a boxing match at the Olympic Games?

A
3
B
12
C
10
D
15
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7

US basketball's "Dream Team" first appeared at which Olympic Games?

A
2000 Sydney
B
1996 Atlanta
C
1992 Barcelona
D
1976 Montreal
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