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Sport Quiz #512

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 9 November 2018

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1

Who was President of the International Olympic Committee from 1952 to 1972, who had opposed professionalism in the Olympics and the politicisation of sport, and had proposed eliminating team sports from the Summer Olympics?

A
Lord Killanin
B
Avery Brundage
C
Henri de Baillet-Latour
D
Sigfrid Edström
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2

In the second of the 2018 five-match Test series between England and India, during what was a rare series of cricket tournaments between the two teams on UK soil, England was not able to field team member, Ben Stokes, because he was on trial for what?

A
Affray
B
Grievous bodily harm
C
Actual bodily harm
D
Match fixing
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3

What was designed for an event in Beijing in 2008, to remain lit in 65 km/h (40 mph) winds and in rain of up to 50 mm (2 in) per hour?

A
Bicycle lamps
B
Cigarette lighters
C
Roadside braziers
D
The Olympic torch
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4

Trumps, tricks, brisques and melds are part of which of these card games?

A
Bezique
B
Whist
C
Faro
D
Piquet
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5

Mickey Hargitay, the second husband of leading blonde sex symbol of the 1950s Jayne Mansfield, was famous for winning what in 1955?

A
Mr. Universe
B
Boston Marathon
C
World Chess Championship
D
Oscar for Best Supporting Actor
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6

The first international test cricket score to exceed 700 runs in an innings was in which year?

A
1920
B
1888
C
1930
D
1980
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7

The game of Sudoku involves filling in squares with what numbers?

A
1 to 10
B
10 to 100
C
1 to 99
D
1 to 9
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