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Sport Quiz #481

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 6 April 2018

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In 1927 one of the players involved in a USA scandal 8 years earlier alleged that 1917 games were “thrown by Detroit in exchange for money, and that Chicago had thrown three games in 1919 as a kind of belated thank you”". What was the sport?

A
Major League Baseball
B
Tennis
C
Gridiron
D
Badminton
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2

What are raced in the Iditarod, held annually since 1973 in Alaska from Anchorage to Nome?

A
Cars
B
Sled dogs
C
Horses
D
Motor bikes
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3

What is the name for the grades in judo from learner to proficient?

A
Poom
B
Judoka
C
Yi duan
D
Kyu
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4

Of the 12 Winter Olympics between 1924 and 1976 inclusive, how many were held outside of Europe?

A
6
B
4
C
5
D
3
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5

Why is the Calcutta Cup, a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between England and Scotland, so called?

A
It was donated by a Rajah
B
Calcutta is the HQ for the Board of Control for Cricket in India
C
The inside has a black finish
D
It is made of rupees from the Calcutta Rugby Club
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6

Who played eventual winners Atlético Madrid in the final of the 2010 UEFA Europa League soccer competition?

A
Tottenham Hotspur
B
Manchester United
C
Arsenal
D
Fulham
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7

What was significant about the double-header between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Boston Braves on 11 August 11 1951?

A
The Boston Braves beat the Brooklyn Dodgers
B
It was the first baseball game to be televised in colour
C
All the pitches were strikes
D
No home runs were hit
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