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Dolley's part 2 Sports Quiz

30 questions on sports trivia 30 Questions.

 
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1

What name is given to the target ball at which players aim their woods in a game of bowls?

  • Jack
  • Jim
  • Bert

2

What do sumo wrestlers grip each other by, during a bout?

  • Hair
  • Stomachs
  • Belts

3

What sport are you playing if your ball has three holes in it?

  • Shot put
  • Volleyball
  • Ten pin bowling

4

Who won the first ever FA Cup?

  • Wanderers
  • Aston Villa
  • Notts County

5

Which score do batsmen in cricket try to avoid?

  • A dodo
  • A turkey
  • A duck

6

Which animal appears on the badges of Coventry City FC and Dumbarton FC?

  • Elephant
  • Giraffe
  • Rhinoceros

7

Which Briton won a men's ice skating gold medal at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal?

  • Rice
  • Curry
  • Pepper

8

How many inches wide is a standard lane in ten-pin bowling?

  • 36
  • 42
  • 48

9

Who's grandfather rode the winner of the Grand National the year the Titanic sank?

  • Lester Piggott's
  • Bob Champion's
  • Richard Scudamore's

10

How much time is allowed to find a lost ball when playing a hole in golf?

  • 5 mins
  • 10 mins
  • 15 mins

11

Which event is NOT contested in an Olympic decathlon?

  • Shot put
  • Pole vault
  • 200 metres

12

What are the names of the two starting stations in the University Boat Race?

  • Middlesex & Surrey
  • Middlesex & Kent
  • Surrey & Essex

13

What is the nickname of Luton Town Football Club?

  • Cobblers
  • Fletchers
  • Hatters

14

What do cricketers shout when appealing to the umpire for a batsman to be out?

  • That's yer lot!
  • How's that!
  • Just like that!

15

In which sport would you attempt a 'fliffus'?

  • Trampolining
  • Diving
  • Synchronized swimming

16

What was Roger Bannister's exact time when he first broke the four minute mile?

  • 3min 59.4 sec
  • 3 min 58.4 sec
  • 3 min 58.5 sec

17

How many lengths of the pool are swum in an Olympic 4 x 100 metres freestyle race?

  • Four
  • Six
  • Eight

18

What is the colour of the middle top ring of the Olympic flag?

  • Black
  • Green
  • Blue

19

For what sport would you use 'boilies'?

  • Pigeon Racing
  • Angling
  • Potholing

20

In which of these sports do competitors carry a map and a compass?

  • Biathlon
  • Orienteering
  • Marathon

21

What was the original name of Manchester United?

  • Corinthians
  • Accrington Stanley
  • Newton Heath

22

What do Sumo wrestlers sprinkle onto the ring before they fight?

  • Salt
  • Sand
  • Flour

23

Which of these classic horse races is run over the longest distance?

  • 2000 Guineas
  • St Leger
  • Oaks

24

How many different colours of ball are on the table at the start of a snooker match?

  • Eight
  • Seven
  • Six

25

What is the nickname of Australia's rugby union team?

  • Emu's
  • Roo's
  • Wallabies

26

Which sportsman became the 'Brylcreem Boy' in 1997?

  • Ruud Gullit
  • David Beckham
  • David Ginola

27

What is presented to the winner of golf's US Master's?

  • Green Jacket
  • Green Tie
  • Green Hat

28

With which football club did Paul Gascoigne begin his professional football career?

  • Middlesbrough
  • Scunthorpe
  • Newcastle United

29

Which annual sporting event takes 23 days to complete?

  • Monte Carlo Rally
  • Tour de France
  • Highland Games

30

Which athletics throwing event does NOT start in a circle?

  • Javelin
  • Hammer
  • Discus

 

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