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Sport Quiz #412

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 9 December 2016

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1

The ISU is the body governing various competitive disciplines in what field?

A
Ski flying
B
Squash
C
Skating
D
Sledracing
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2

In chess, how many spaces does the rook move when castling?

A
2
B
2 or 3
C
3
D
The rook is not involved
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3

What is the Olympic motto?

A
Cave canem
B
Semper fidelis
C
Caveat emptor
D
Citius, Altius, Fortius
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4

The board for which game has 121 indentations arranged to form a six-pointed star, with ten indentations in each triangular star-point of the hexagram, and 61 within its hexagon?

A
Chinese Checkers
B
Parcheesi
C
Ludo
D
Mastermind
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5

Where does the €10 Greek commemorative coin, minted in 2003 to commemorate the 2004 Summer Olympics, showing handball take its design from?

A
A silhouette photograph of champion player Nikola Karabatic
B
A design competition won by Gregorio C. Caparas
C
An archaic black-figure pottery vase showing a game known as cheirosphaira
D
A popular Greek cartoon
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6

Which country, and its leader, hosted the 1936 Summer and Winter Olympics?

A
Japan
B
Germany
C
USA
D
Netherlands
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7

The oldest woman Olympic gold medalist is Queenie Newall, at London in 1908, when 53 years old. In which sport did she compete?

A
Archery
B
100 metres
C
High jump
D
Shooting
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