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Sport Quiz #593

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 29 May 2020

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1

What sport is featured in "Chariots of Fire", a 1981 film starring Ben Cross?

A
Horse racing
B
Running
C
Polo
D
Dressage
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2

What name is generically given to any football match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, the most followed club football match in the world, watched by hundreds of millions?

A
Sagrada Familia
B
Encarta
C
El Clásico
D
El Cordobes
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3

Which of these is a professional boxer who became world heavyweight champion in 1962 by knocking out Floyd Patterson in the first round?

A
Sonny Liston
B
Sonny Bono
C
Sunny Side
D
Sunny Brooke
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4

Where were the first Winter Youth Olympic Games held?

A
Lillehammer, Norway
B
Singapore
C
Innsbruck, Austria
D
Nanjing, People's Republic of China
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5

What width are the lines used to mark out a soccer, or football, pitch?

A
10 cm (3.94 in)
B
Not more than 12 cm (4.72 in), and all the same width
C
15 cm (5.9 in)
D
Not more than 10.16 cm (4 in), and all the same width
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6

Between 1989 and 2002, the UK's Dalton Grant was a gold medal winner in what sport?

A
High jump
B
Triple jump
C
Long jump
D
Discus
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7

How did Jeff Stone, at the time Gilooly, figure in the 1994 Winter Olympic Games?

A
He designed the closing ceremony
B
He won the first Aerials, in freestyle skiing, competed at the Olympic Games
C
He was involved in arranging an assault on one of his ex-wife's Olympic rivals
D
He accepted the Olympic flag on behalf of the next hosting country
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