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Sport Quiz #404

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 14 October 2016

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In 1936 Austrian Josef Bradl did what, and christened a new sport which had World Championships by 1972?

A
Jumped successfully in a wingsuit from the Eiffel Tower
B
Did an ollie on a narrow plank on wheels
C
Landed a ski jump of more than 100 m
D
Crossed the English Channel in a canvas boat powered by a kite
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2

The white ball in snooker is called the what ball?

A
Line
B
Cue
C
Clue
D
Prompt
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3

All Scrabble tournament (and most club) games are played with a game clock and a set time control. Typically how long does each player have in which to make all plays?

A
1 hour
B
15 minutes
C
45 minutes
D
25 minutes
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4

Harry Vardon was the first British golfer from the Bailiwick of Jersey to win which of these?

Note: This question was updated in September 2019
A
Senior Players Championship
B
Senior British Open Championship
C
The Tradition
D
US Open
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5

What is the name of the major Greek stadium in Athens that was the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies, athletics events and the football (soccer) final at the 2004 Summer Olympics?

A
Yankee Stadium
B
The Olympic Stadium
C
Telstra Dome
D
National Cricket Stadium
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6

Small coloured dots on a squash ball indicate its "bounciness". Which colour, introduced in 2000, is the international competition standard?

A
Green dot
B
Double-yellow dot
C
Red dot
D
Blue dot
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7

What is the name of the golf club at St Andrews, Scotland, founded in 1754, whose motto is "Far and Sure"?

A
The Golf Club of Scotland
B
Royal St Andrews Golf Club
C
St Andrews Golf Club
D
Royal and Ancient Golf Club
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