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Sport Quiz #688

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 25 March 2022

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1

Lawnmower racing as a sport took off in the second half of the 20th century in the UK, USA and Australia; what reason was quoted in the UK?

A
The lawns needed mowing
B
To settle an argument about handicapping
C
The participants just felt like it
D
Other motorsport was too expensive
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2

Who was England's goalkeeper when they won the soccer World Cup Final in 1966?

A
Gordon Banks
B
Peter Bonetti
C
Ron Springett
D
Peter Shilton
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3

Which is another name for the game variously called taca taca, kicker, baby-foot, langirt and futillo?

A
Polo
B
Gridiron
C
Foosball
D
Tennis
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4

What major sporting event was held, also in London, shortly after the London 2012 Summer Olympics?

A
2012 Summer Paralympics
B
Sport Relief 2012
C
2012 Cricket County Championship
D
Bandy World Championship 2012
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5

Women's sailing made its debut as a separate event in which Olympics?

A
1988
B
2000
C
1976
D
1980
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6

Which city's bid to hold the 2012 Olympics came second to London's?

A
Paris
B
Rio de Janeiro
C
Hamburg
D
Johannesburg
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7

The 1980 Paralympic Games in Arnhem in the Netherlands led to what?

A
Foundation of the International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD)
B
The creation of the International Co-ordinating Committee Sports for the Disabled in the World (ICC)
C
A slump in interest in disabled sports following low attendance at the Games
D
Cancellation of the Paralympics planned for 1984
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