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What a mixture

Varied sporting quiz 17 Questions.

 
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1

Why is the Calcutta Cup so named?

  • Presented by Anthony Calcutta
  • Made out of Rupees left in bank by old Calcutta Rugby Club
  • First played for in Calcutta

2

Which famous trophy was stolen in 1966 and found by a dog?

  • Jules Rimet Trophy (Football World Cup)
  • Rugby League Challenge Cup
  • Queens Club Trophy (Tennis)

3

Which type of sporting event do you associate with the annual Calgary Stampede?

  • American Football
  • Rodeo
  • Ice Hockey

4

The King George V Gold Cup and Queen Elizabeth II Gold Cup are major trophies presented for which sport?

  • Rugby Union
  • Horse Racing
  • Showjumping

5

Which sport would you be competing in if you won the Lance Todd Trophy?

  • Golf
  • Rugby League
  • Football

6

With which sporting event do you associate Putney and Mortlake?

  • University Boat Race
  • London Marathon
  • London Triathlon

7

The Sam Maguire Trophy is the major trophy in which sport?

  • Australian Rules Football
  • Gaelic Football
  • Ludo

8

How often are the world championships held in Netball?

  • Annually
  • Every Two years
  • Every Four Years

9

In which sport do the teams compete for the Federation Cup?

  • Ice Hockey
  • Athletics
  • Tennis

10

Which sport had its first world championship in Yugoslavia in 1951?

  • Sky Diving
  • High Board Diving
  • Aerobatics

11

Odsal in Bradford, The Willows in Salford and Central Park in Wigan, which sport is played at these venues?

  • Rugby Union
  • Rugby League
  • Baseball

12

Which sport was subject to the King Commission, an investigation into match fixing and betting?

  • Snooker
  • Cricket
  • Football

13

Where was the 1975 Snooker World Professional Championship held?

  • India
  • China
  • Australia

14

What is the surname of the cricketing brothers Adam and Ben?

  • Cartwright
  • Hollioake
  • Jones

15

Who was the first British goalkeeper to win 100 caps at full international level?

  • Pat Jennings
  • Peter Shilton
  • Alan Kelly

16

Between 1975 and 1985, which jockey won the National Hunt title on seven occasions?

  • Scobie Breasley
  • John Francome
  • Terry Biddlecombe

17

Which football team appeared in four FA Cup Finals in the 1980s but won only one?

  • Arsenal
  • Tottenham
  • Everton

 

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