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Sport Quiz #502

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 31 August 2018

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1

What was one of the effects of the meeting between Joseph Parker, NZ, and Antony Joshua, UK, in March 2018?

A
The World Heavyweight boxing titles were unified, being held by the same person
B
Return of Maori artefacts to New Zealand
C
Setting up a major exhibition of British art in Auckland, New Zealand
D
The WBO World Middleweight Championship was awarded
Select from the options above.
2

In September 2003, who was the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open wicker basket beneath a hot air balloon?

A
Steve Fossey
B
David Hempleman-Adams
C
Richard Branson
D
Ralph Fiennes
Select from the options above.
3

What are the usual colours on a mat for Twister?

A
Red, yellow, silver and blue
B
Red, yellow, green and blue
C
Red, yellow, green and black
D
Red, brown, green and blue
Select from the options above.
4

Which Dick eventually had a flop in his sport in the 1960s?

A
Cheney
B
Fosbury
C
Bukus
D
Francis
Select from the options above.
5

In the game of piquet what does the optional declaration of "carte blanche" mean?

A
The declarer has no court cards in their hand
B
The declarer withdraws from playing the round
C
The declarer wishes to discard their hand and draw a completely new hand from the pack
D
A card accidentally exposed during the deal will not be played
Select from the options above.
6

What is held every June on the Circuit de Sarthe?

A
24 Hours of Le Mans
B
Marathon des Sables
C
World Cheese Festival
D
A festival of theatre, dance, music and cinema
Select from the options above.
7

What was the occupation of Edmund Hilary, the first man (with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay) to reach the summit of Mt Everest in 1953?

A
Shepherd
B
Beekeeper
C
Grocer
D
Butcher
Select from the options above.
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