Sport & games 5

From the quiz on 3/2/15.

  1. In which sport is each match divided into periods called chukkas? Polo

  2. The Cowboys, Stars and Mavericks are professional sports teams from which US city? Dallas

  3. In rugby union, which position is situated in the front row of the scrum between the two props? Hooker

  4. What are the names of the three swords used in modern fencing? Foil, sabre, épée

  5. How many runs did Don Bradman score in his final Test innings? A duck (zero)

  6. In road bicycle races such as the Tour de France, what name, from the French for “small ball”, is given to the main group of riders? Peloton

  7. Which American football team lost four consecutive Super Bowls from 1991–4? Buffalo Bills

  8. In ten-pin bowling, how many consecutive strikes are required to achieve the maximum score of 300? 12

  9. The Fosbury Flop is the dominant technique in which track-and-field event? High jump

  10. Which English composer, an ardent supporter of Wolverhampton Wanderers, wrote “He Banged the Leather for Goal”, a piece believed to be the world’s first football anthem? Edward Elgar


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