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Pistol Sports Quiz 2

Some questions on Chess and Boxing, and related sports trivia. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who won the first Women's World Chess Championship organized by FIDE (Federation Internationale des Echecs)?

  • Ellen Gilbert
  • Edith Holloway
  • Vera Menchik

2

Who was the first woman to become an International Grandmaster in chess?

  • Nona Gaprindashvili
  • Olga Rubtsova
  • Elizaveta Bykova

3

Who was the first Soviet master to win the World Chess Championship?

  • Alexander Alekhine
  • Mikhail Botvinnik
  • Aron Nimzowitsch

4

How many rounds were fought in ancient Olympic boxing matches?

  • 0
  • 5
  • 10

5

Where did water polo originate?

  • France
  • Great Britain
  • United States

6

In which of the following athletic events do women compete in seven different track-and-field events in two days?

  • Heptathlon
  • Decathlon
  • Pentathlon

7

Who among the following professional American boxers was the first to win the world heavyweight championship three times?

  • Floyd Patterson
  • Larry Holmes
  • Muhammad Ali

8

Who was the first light heavyweight champion to defeat a heavyweight champion?

  • Mickey Walker
  • Michael Spinks
  • Archie Moore

9

Who among the following boxers was known as "The Brown Bomber"?

  • Joe Louis
  • Jersey Joe Walcott
  • Ezzard Charles

10

Which tennis player was the first non-American to win the U.S. Open singles trophy?

  • Laurie Doherty
  • John McEnroe
  • Bjorn Borg

 

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