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Sport Quiz #420

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 3 February 2017

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1

At which Olympic Games were there new events including BMX (men and women), swimming marathon (10 km), and for the first time, women competed in the steeplechase and some team fencing events?

A
1992, Barcelona
B
2008, Beijing
C
2004, Athens
D
2000, Sydney
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2

What is an element of the game bossaball which distinguishes it from volleyball?

A
Players can swing or kick off the net
B
It is played on a surface which is inflated and includes a trampoline at each end of the court
C
Players can jump out of their "court" but for no more than 5 seconds
D
Two balls are in play at the same time
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3

Canada and the USA have been the exclusive winners of the World Championship for men since it started in 1967 in what sport?

A
Badminton
B
Baseball
C
Lacrosse
D
Basketball
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4

In 2014, Yan Bingtao from China became the youngest ever amateur snooker world champion when he won the IBSF World Snooker Championship. How old was he?

A
9
B
14
C
18
D
25
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5

How many compete on each sled in skeleton racing?

A
2
B
1
C
3
D
4
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6

Thursday 4 May 1780 saw the first running of which annual horse race for three-year old colts?

A
St. Leger Stakes
B
The Oaks Stakes
C
Grand National
D
Epsom Derby
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these cities has hosted the Winter Olympics twice?

A
Sapporo, Japan
B
Oslo, Norway
C
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
D
Innsbruck, Austria
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