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Sport Quiz #635

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 19 March 2021

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1

In what Olympic Games did Dick Fosbury first use his, then new, technique in the high jump?

A
1948
B
1968
C
1980
D
2012
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2

In cricket, what name is given to a lower-order batsman who comes in to bat higher up the order than usual near the end of the day's play, to maintain most of the strike until the close of play and so protect other, more capable batsmen from being out cheaply in what may be a period of tiredness or in poor light?

A
Night Porter
B
Nightwatchman
C
Night Starvation
D
Night Errant
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3

Who was a first baseman in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox who is famous for his 49-game hitting streak in 1915, while playing in the Pacific Coast League, a league record until it was broken by Joe DiMaggio?

A
Jack Ness
B
Willie Keeler
C
Chick Gandil
D
Jack Fournier
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4

Tony Hawk won 9 gold medals at what annual event between 1995 and 2002?

A
World Bowls Championship
B
Surfing World Championships
C
Summer X-Games
D
World Indoor Archery Championships
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5

Where is the 82,000 seat Maracana Stadium?

A
Madrid
B
Buenos Aires
C
Mexico City
D
Rio de Janeiro
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6

David Leadbetter and Butch Harmon are coaches in which sport?

A
Tennis
B
Golf
C
Soccer
D
Rugby
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7

In 2020, when did the International Olympics Committee (IOC) schedule the first Olympic Games in Africa?

A
2022
B
2026
C
2028
D
2024
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