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Sport Quiz #560

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 11 October 2019

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1

Johann Friedrich GutsMuths and Friedrich Ludwig Jahn created exercises for boys and young men on apparatus they had designed, that led to what is considered modern gymnastics. When was this?

A
16th century
B
18th century
C
17th century
D
Late 18th / early 19th century
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2

What term is used when a sports team gathers in a tight circle to strategise, motivate or celebrate?

A
Muddle
B
Cuddle
C
Huddle
D
Puddle
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3

"Goal attack" and "wing defence" are positions in which sport?

A
Cricket
B
Netball
C
Baseball
D
Soccer
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4

Which of these became a World Formula One Champion while driving for Williams?

A
Jacques Villeneuve
B
James Hunt
C
Jackie Stewart
D
Mario Andretti
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5

In 1992 the Toronto Blue Jays became the first baseball team to do what?

A
Win the World Series as a team based outside the USA
B
Qualify, as the Canadian team, for competing officially for the first time at the Olympic Games
C
Compete in the World Series in abbreviated shorts
D
Stage a competition series on the frozen St Lawrence River
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6

Players of the game of Nine Men's Morris, or mills or merels, need what?

A
A board and 24 pegs
B
A bat, a ball and six mats
C
Nine batons and nine sets of bells
D
A board plus 18 stones or counters
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7

New Zealand first won medals in shot put in the Olympic Games in 2008; this was in women's shot put with Valerie Adams (now Vili) winning gold (2008 and 2012) and silver (2016). When did it win in the men's shot put?

A
1980
B
2008
C
1904
D
2016
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