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Sport Quiz #548

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 19 July 2019

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1

Which winter sport was contested as an Olympic sport only once, at the 1908 Summer Olympics?

A
Women's ski slalom
B
Special figures figure skating
C
Solo synchronised swimming
D
Softball
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2

Bing Crosby died shortly after playing which sport?

Note: This question was updated in October 2020
A
Golf
B
Tennis
C
Chess
D
Basketball
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3

Andy Green, driving Thrust SSC, did what in 1997?

A
Won the Indianapolis 500 race
B
Jumped Niagara Falls
C
Drove across the USA in less than 5 days
D
Broke the land speed record
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4

The first Paralympic Games to officially tie in with the Summer Olympics were held in 1960 in which city?

A
Stoke Mandeville
B
Rome
C
Tokyo
D
Melbourne
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5

What is the name of the stadium in The Bronx in New York City which was the home baseball park of the New York Yankees from 1923 to 2008?

A
The Cake Tin
B
Yankee Stadium
C
Lords
D
The New York Met
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6

After Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won the 100 metre dash at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, why was his gold medal taken away and awarded to runner-up Carl Lewis?

A
He abused the officials at the finish line
B
He performed the Black Power salute on the victory stand
C
He failed a drug test
D
He tried to make a speech from the victory stand
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7

The two goal posts, located at the same end of the field, are the furthest apart in which of the following sports?

A
American football
B
Hockey
C
Association football (soccer)
D
Rugby Union
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