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Sport Quiz #509

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 19 October 2018

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1

In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" from the first ball they face?

A
Bronze duck
B
Royal duck
C
Diamond duck
D
Golden duck
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2

New York businessman and gambler Arnold Rothstein was believed to have been behind baseball's Black Sox Scandal, in which the 1919 World Series was fixed, giving the series to which team?

A
New York Giants
B
Cincinnati Reds
C
Cleveland Indians
D
Philadelphia Phillies
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3

Who became world Middleweight boxing champion by beating Sugar Ray Robinson in London on 10 July 1951 and lost the title to Robinson in New York on 12 September 1951?

A
"Bomber" Harris
B
Mike Tyson
C
Randy Turpin
D
Bombardier Billy Wells
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4

What sport uses the term "break point"?

A
Tennis
B
Lawn bowls
C
Kayaking
D
Javelin
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5

Which athlete was criticised for whistling during his national anthem at the ceremony where he was awarded a gold medal in 1984 at Los Angeles?

A
Steve Ovett
B
Sebastian Coe
C
Daley Thompson
D
John Walker
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6

Who was the first person to defeat Muhammad Ali during his professional career?

A
Sonny Liston
B
Joe Frazier
C
George Foreman
D
Mike Tyson
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7

Which sport has been included in only one Olympic Games, in Paris in 1900, when competition was between the Devon and Somerset Wanderers (representing England) and a team from the British embassy in Paris (representing France)?

A
Badminton
B
Soccer
C
Croquet
D
Cricket
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