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Obscurlympics Quiz

Question about the less well known Olympic sports 10 Questions.

 
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ARCHERY - which country has won more than double the gold medals of their nearest rivals and is generally acknowledged as the best archery nation?

  • India
  • Malaysia
  • South Korea
  • Sweden

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FENCING - There are three types of sword used in fencing competitions. Foil and Sabre are two but what is the third?

  • Claymore
  • Mace
  • Epee
  • Tres garderan

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HANDBALL - which two countries won the mens and womens Gold Medals at the Beijing Olympics of 2008?

  • Japan and Malaysia
  • USA and Portugal
  • France and Norway
  • Venezuela and Panama

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WRESTLING - Has been an Olympic sport since 708BC and is divided into 2 types. Freestyle is one but what is the other wrestling format called?

  • Greco-Turkish
  • Franco-Espana
  • Romanesque
  • Greco-Roman

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SHOOTING - what is "a shoot off"?

  • You fire one shot at your rivals target.
  • A tie-breaking round following a draw
  • When the competitors finish early they "shoot off"
  • The circle outside the Bull is known as "the shoot off"

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TAE-KWONDO - in which country is tae-kwondo the national sport

  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • China
  • Thailand

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MODERN PENTATHLON - which two sports are missing from the list? Pistol shooting, epee fencing ____,____,Cross-Country run.

  • Gymnastics and Cycling
  • Swimming and Show Jumping
  • Diving and Tennis
  • Archery and Pole Vault

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SOFTBALL / BASEBALL - Who are the favourites to win Gold in London?

  • USA
  • Cuba
  • No-one is. Both sports voted off Olympics programme
  • Burkino Faso

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TRIATHLON - where will the 2012 Olympic Triathlons take place?

  • In the Solent
  • In the Thames estuary
  • In Derby
  • In Hyde Park

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RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS - what apparatus is NOT used by competitors ?

  • hoops,
  • ribbons
  • a ball
  • a bike

 

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