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Sports Mixture Quiz 17

Another mixed bag of sports related questions 12 Questions.

 
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Which former Australian cricket captain had the nick-name 'Captain Grumpy'?

  • Allan Border
  • Greg Chappell
  • Kim Hughes
  • Mark Taylor

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In which sport was the British Elite League created in 2003?

  • Curliing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Netball
  • Speedway

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What was the number on Roger Bannister's vest when he broke the four-minute mile?

  • 4
  • 14
  • 40
  • 41

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In Rugby Union, which two countries compete for the Bledisloe Cup?

  • Australia and New Zealand
  • England and Wales
  • France and Canada
  • South Africa and Japan

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As at 2016, New Campbell, Viper 10 Blades and Worcester Reds are teams in which sport's premier league?

  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Volleyball

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Which world heavyweight boxing champion started his career as 'Kid Blackie'?

  • Gene Tunney
  • Jack Dempsey
  • Jack Johnson
  • Jess Willard

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Which was the first English football club to embark on a foreign tour?

  • Birmingham
  • Ipswich
  • Manchester City
  • Sunderland

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For which sport did Dr Frank Stableford invent the scoring system?

  • Badminton
  • Croquet
  • Golf
  • Table tennis

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The Grand National, The Laurels and the Scurry Gold Cup are all classic races for what animals?

  • Camels
  • Greyhounds
  • Horses
  • Snails

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In what year were professional players first invited to play tennis at Wimbledon?

  • 1948
  • 1958
  • 1968
  • 1978

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Having been awarded the 1976 Winter Olympic Games, which city then decided to withdraw?

  • Aspen
  • Denver
  • Montreal
  • Vancouver

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What indoor game is said to have taken its name from the French word for a curved stick?

  • Billards
  • Pool
  • Skittles
  • Snooker

 

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