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Sport Quiz #405

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 21 October 2016

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How does an épée differ from the sabre used in fencing competitions?

A
It is heavier and is rectangular in cross-section
B
It is heavier and stiffer
C
It has a V-shaped groove called a fuller and is lighter
D
It is more flexible
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2

At the 1988 Olympics, in a split decision, South Korean boxer Park Si-Hun beat American Roy Jones, Jr., though Jones landed 86 punches to Park's 32 and a judge admitted the decision was a mistake. All 3 judges voting against Jones were suspended. What was the final outcome?

A
Roy Jones, Jr. was declared the winner
B
Park Si-Hun remained the winner
C
It was declared to be a draw
D
There was a rematch, which Park Si-Hun won
Select from the options above.
3

How many minutes long is a round in an official boxing match?

A
As determined at the start of the match
B
2
C
3
D
4
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4

What caused Maria Sharapova's provisional suspension at the beginning of 2016 from professional tennis?

A
Doping
B
Swearing at the umpires
C
Displaying unsanctioned advertising on her sports bag
D
Tweeting a potentially racist comment
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5

How many "bones" are usually used in a game of knucklebones?

A
5 or 10
B
18
C
4
D
8
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6

Which of these is the oldest street race on the Formula One calendar?

A
Indianapolis
B
Silverstone
C
Adelaide
D
Monaco
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7

The popularity of extreme sports has led to several world games; when and where were the X Games Asia (now KIA X Games) first held?

A
1998, Phuket, Thailand
B
2002 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
C
1995 Seoul, South Korea
D
2002 Tokyo, Japan
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