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Sport Quiz #669

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 12 November 2021

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South African-born English cricketer Kevin Pietersen was dropped from the England team in August 2012. What was the reported reason?

A
For texting while waiting at the crease
B
For using his official bat as a prop for runner beans
C
For sending controversial messages about his team mates to an opposing team
D
For not moderating his South African accent
Select from the options above.
2

Where did the bouquets presented to athletes at the 2020 Summer Olympics come from?

A
From the Emperor's gardens
B
The athlete's home country
C
Countries in the Ring of Fire
D
Regions affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan
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3

Which team won the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan, that was held in October / November 2010?

A
USA
B
Brazil
C
Japan
D
Russia
Select from the options above.
4

What was the medal count for the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) in the last Olympic Games in which it took part as a country, and before the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was formed and stepped up drug-testing at the Games?

A
39 gold and 113 total medals
B
55 gold and 132 total medals
C
48 gold and 100 total medals
D
46 gold and 121 total medals
Select from the options above.
5

Freestyle swimming means...?

A
Front crawl
B
Any style for individuals, any style but breaststroke, butterfly, or backstroke for medley relays
C
Dog paddle
D
Backstroke
Select from the options above.
6

Which country did the Olympic sprinter represent, who asked for protection to stop her from being forcibly returned home during the 2020 Olympics?

A
North Korea
B
Kyrgyzstan
C
Belarus
D
Russia
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these was a boxer born in 1958 and known as "The Hit Man"?

A
Thomas Hearns
B
Mike Tyson
C
Joe Frazier
D
Marvin Hagler
Select from the options above.
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