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Sport Quiz #649

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 25 June 2021

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1

The 1920 Olympics marked several firsts, including…?

A
The Olympic Oath was voiced
B
All of these
C
The Olympic Flag was presented to the International Olympics Committee and flown
D
The Olympic symbol of five rings was officially displayed
Select from the options above.
2

What is it called when a surfer falls off the surfboard while riding a wave?

A
Wipeout
B
Break
C
Striker
D
Bully
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3

In 2009 it was announced that the Summer Olympic Games 2016 would be held where?

A
London, UK
B
Pyeongchang, South Korea
C
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D
Sochi, Russia
Select from the options above.
4

What was the sport played by the first recipient of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award?

A
Athletics
B
Tennis
C
Cricket
D
Golf
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5

For the 2020 BBC Sports Personality of the Year why was the Unsung Hero award made posthumously?

A
The award recognised a person from 100 years ago
B
The recipient had been killed 3 months earlier
C
The recipient had just died from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)
D
The recipient was killed in a vehicle crash on the way to the awards
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6

In 1949, who became the youngest player to represent England in test cricket?

A
Raymond Illingworth
B
Geoffrey Boycott
C
Brian Close
D
Brian Lara
Select from the options above.
7

What is the function of the organisation which from 2009 to 2017 was known as SportAccord?

A
Arrange biennial conferences of international sporting bodies
B
Foster friendly relations between international sports bodies
C
Rationalise and promote sports rules internationally
D
Umbrella organisation for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations
Select from the options above.
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