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The Mo Farah Quiz Part 1

First of two quizzes taking a quick look at this amazing Double Olympic and World champion athlete. 10 Questions.

 
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Mo Farah spent his early childhood in the Republic of Djibouti, but where was he born?

  • Keren, Eritrea
  • Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Dadaab, Kenya

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Mo Farah is one half of a pair of twins, what is his older brother's (by 20 mins), forename?

  • Jama
  • Muktar
  • Hassan
  • Wahib

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When Mo Farah first came to England, he lived with his Aunt Kinsi in which part of south-west London?

  • Teddington
  • Twickenham
  • Feltham
  • Hanworth

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Mo Farah attended Feltham Community College where he was 'discovered', nurtured and initially trained by which teacher? (Later became his long time friend and best man at his wedding)

  • Alan Watkinson
  • Graham Potter
  • John Cadogan
  • Andrew Justice

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When Mo Farah moved to England his twin brother Hassan was ill and unable to make the trip. For how long were they parted?

  • 12 years
  • 12 months
  • 12 weeks
  • 12 days

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What was Mo Farah's first Athletics Club?

  • Windsor & Eton
  • Hayes and Harlington
  • Borough of Hounslow
  • Ealing Eagles

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Which British record of David Moorcroft was Mo Farah keen to break and finally shaved nearly 3 seconds from it at a Diamond League meeting in Zurich 2010?

  • 1,500m
  • 3,000m
  • 5,000m
  • 10,000m

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On average, how many training miles was Mo Farah running, each week, prior to the London 2012 Olympics?

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25

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In April 2010, Mo Farah married the girl he'd adored for years, what is her name?

  • Kelly
  • Sandra
  • Tania
  • Meera

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Having decided he needed a drastic change in training to achieve his ambitions, Mo Farah reluctantly parted from his coach, Alan Storey, to join which world class trainer?

  • Mark Verstegen
  • Alberto Salazaar
  • Lloyd Cowan
  • Ronato Canova

 

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