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I will be posting sets of questions every few days. The aim is that they are study tool for those who like quizzes.Some are quite tough, but I will also be adding 'easier' questions too. I hope you find the questions interesting,challenging and above all,enjoyable.
Friday, 15 May 2015
Second round of questions - 10 Sport ones
I think I have been through all World Quiz Championship genres, so it's back to the beginning.
Some love it, some hate it, but it's not going away.
Enjoy your 10 questions on Sport................
1.Winning the Australian Open in 2002,who was last Swedish
male tennis player to win a Grand Slam title?
2.In 1961,Gary Player became thefirst non-American professional golfer ,to
win the US Masters tournament. Who was the second non-American to take the
title, achieving the feat in 1980?
3.Kyalami racing track is infamous as the site of a fatal
accident, that claimed the lives of race marshal ,Frederick Jansen van Vuuren, and
the driver Tom Pryce, in 1977.Which country was the host of this Formula One
4.The USA have run the eight fastest Mens 4x400m relay times
of all time. Which country has run the ninth and tenth fastest times?
5. Which city was the first outside of Europe and the USA to
host an Olympic Games?
(1956 Summer Games)
6. Which former Toronto Maple Leafs owner gives his name to the
NHL trophy awarded to the Most valuable player during the NHL play-offs?
7.Which national team did Ivory Coast beat 9-8 on penalties, in the
final of the 2015 African Cup of Nations?
8. (Picture) In 2015, which Austrian ski racer became the first male
skier, to win the Mens Alpine World Cup event on four consecutive occasions?
9. It is an elimination-style dice game, in which several
playersplay a set number of rounds. When
all players but one have been eliminated, the remaining player wins the game.
Owing to its extremely simple play-structure, it is generally pursued as a
method of gambling. What is the name of this game, which shares its name with a
country in the Americas?
10.Making its first appearance at the 2012 Summer
Olympics, which Danish cyclist became the first male Omnium Olympic champion?