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Sport Quiz #469

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 12 January 2018

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Triathlon has been an Olympic sport since the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Which country has won the most medals in the men's event in the first 3 Olympiads to 2008?

A
New Zealand
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
Germany
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2

At which Winter Olympic Games were there mascots called Neve (which was a female snowball), and Gliz (which was a male ice cube)?

A
2006, Turin, Italy
B
1998, Nagano, Japan
C
1980, Lake Placid, New York, USA
D
1992, Albertville, France
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3

Which of these sports uses an oval ball?

A
Tennis
B
Polo
C
American Football
D
Petanque
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4

What was the expressed purpose of the law Russia enacted in 2013, which caused concern in relation to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games at Sochi?

A
Forbidding the sale of souvenirs at the Games
B
Criminalising any protest at or before the Games by Circassian organisations
C
Providing amnesty for any officials accused of corruption in relation to the Games
D
"Protecting Children from Information Advocating for a Denial of Traditional Family Values"
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5

One of the requirements to compete in elite ICSD-sanctioned deaf sport is to have a hearing loss of at least how much (in pure tone average)?

A
55 db in the stronger ear
B
70 db in the stronger ear
C
55 db in one ear
D
70 db in one ear
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6

What is the official distance for a marathon?

A
10,000 m (6 mi 377 yds)
B
26 mi (41.843 km)
C
26 mi 385 yds (42.195 km)
D
42 mi 345 yds (67.906 km)
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7

When was the last time a team competed at the Olympic Games comprising members from different countries?

A
Never, teams have always represented a single country
B
1992
C
1904
D
1912
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