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Sport Quiz #604

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 14 August 2020

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1

When was the first time the Paralympic Games were held in Russia?

A
1992
B
2014
C
2000
D
2010
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2

In what sport is a crown green sometimes used?

A
Bowls
B
Cricket
C
Javelin-throwing
D
Billiards
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3

Anthony Nesty won which country's first Olympic medal, a gold in the 100 m butterfly in the 1988 Summer Olympics?

A
Singapore
B
Burundi
C
Suriname
D
Costa Rica
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4

Who was president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the decisions around holding the 2020 Summer Olympics in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?

A
Thomas Bach
B
Christophe De Kepper
C
Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisachs
D
Anita DeFrantz
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5

Why was Canadian sailor Lawrence Lemieux awarded a Pierre de Coubertin medal in the course of the 1988 Summer Olympics?

A
In recognition of his contribution to the promotion of the Olympic Movement and services to the IOC
B
He lent his boat to a competitor whose craft had been smashed just before it was due to race
C
He stopped racing to rescue a competing boat's capsized and injured crew
D
He continued to race after an onlooker attacked and badly injured him
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6

What does the organisation "FEGUIFUT" administer?

A
Aid to victims of tsunamis and earthquakes
B
Export fruit sales from New Zealand
C
The setting of quotas for ivory exports from South Africa
D
Soccer in Equatorial Guinea
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7

The American game Halma, inspired by the English game Hoppity devised in 1854, is played on what shape board?

A
Diamond
B
Circular
C
Star
D
Square
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