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Dolley's Part 3 Sports Quiz

30 questions of sporting trivia 30 Questions.

 
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1

Which of these events is over the longest distance?

  • Grand National
  • The Kentucky Derby
  • University Boat Race

2

Which is the highest achievable score with three darts in different sections?

  • 125
  • 151
  • 171

3

In football, how many yards from the goal line is the penalty spot?

  • Ten
  • Twelve
  • Eighteen

4

On what surface is the French Tennis Open played?

  • Clay
  • Grass
  • Cement

5

What emblem features on the shirt of a Welsh international rugby union player?

  • Prince of Wales Feathers
  • Dragon
  • Clover

6

Which sport are you playing if you are trying to throw an iron ring over a peg?

  • Hurling
  • Bandy
  • Quoits

7

What officially, is the shortest winning distance in a British horse race?

  • Neck
  • Short head
  • Nostril

8

What colour belt do you buy for your outfit when beginning judo classes?

  • White
  • Yellow
  • Green

9

Which horse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1989?

  • Desert Storm
  • Desert Wind
  • Desert Orchid

10

What is the term for 'out first ball' in cricket?

  • Golden duck
  • Golden birdie
  • Golden goose

11

What is a baseball game played on?

  • Ruby
  • Diamond
  • Sapphire

12

Which of these sports was the first to be played on the moon?

  • Darts
  • Pole vault
  • Golf

13

Which of these is NOT a fielding position in cricket?

  • Third man
  • Loose leg
  • Silly mid-on

14

In which sport are the balls made from celluloid?

  • Tenpin bowling
  • Squash
  • Table tennis

15

What is the name of the Maori war chant performed by the New Zealand rugby team before matches?

  • Hara Kiri
  • Hoki-Koki
  • Haka

16

What must you score to win a set in volleyball if your opponents have 10 points?

  • 15
  • 12
  • 11

17

Which of these sports does NOT use an oval-haped ball?

  • Gaelic football
  • Australian rules football
  • American football

18

Which of these take part in point-to-point races?

  • Pigeons
  • Camels
  • Horses

19

In athletics, how many times should a 4 x 400 metres relay team exchange the baton?

  • Three
  • Four
  • Sixteen

20

In which of these sports did Tarzan actor Johnny Weissmuller win Olympic gold?

  • Swimming
  • Diving
  • Wrestling

21

What is the nickname of the Dallas American football team?

  • Redskins
  • Rangers
  • Cowboys

22

In showjumping, what incurs a penalty of three faults?

  • Refusal
  • Fence down
  • Unseated rider

23

What is the nickname of Sheffield United Football Club?

  • Irons
  • Blades
  • Steelers

24

Which of the following is a hold in wrestling?

  • Full Wellington
  • Quarter Napoleon
  • Half Nelson

25

What is the name for the vehicle used in harness racing?

  • Sulky
  • Moody
  • Grumpy

26

In which Olympic sport did the Jamaican team compete in the movie 'Cool Runnings'?

  • Marathon
  • Bobsleigh racing
  • 100m sprint

27

How many balls are on the table at the start of a snooker frame?

  • 19
  • 21
  • 22

28

In which sport does black and blue play against red and yellow?

  • Billiards
  • Archery
  • Croquet

29

On what date does every racehorse celebrate its official birthday?

  • December 1st
  • January 1st
  • April1st

30

Where was England's first cricket Test Match against Australia played?

  • Old Trafford
  • Lords
  • The Oval

 

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