Sport & games 29

From the quiz on 13/9/16.

  1. In the rugby union Six Nations, which kitchen utensil is awarded to the team that finishes last? Wooden spoon

  2. How high (in metres) is the lowest springboard used in Olympic diving? 3m

  3. In cricket, which fielding position is located behind the wicketkeeper on the off-side at the boundary behind the slips? Third man

  4. In golf, which Commonwealth capital city lends its name to a three-part bet on the winners of the front nine holes, the back nine holes and the whole match? Nassau

  5. The Revierderby is a local derby between which two rival German football clubs, who are both based in the Ruhr in North Rhine-Westphalia? Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04

  6. What nationality are tennis player Mats Wilander, F1 driver Ronnie Peterson and footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović? Swedish

  7. In 1962, while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors, which American basketball player scored 100 points in a single game against the New York Knicks? Wilt Chamberlain

  8. Since the introduction of the modern sport in 1972, which Asian country holds the majority of Olympic archery records and has won more Olympic archery medals than any other (34 as of London 2012)? South Korea

  9. With nine goals in just five matches (all in 1984), which French footballer has scored the most goals and has the highest goal average in UEFA European Championship history? Michel Platini

  10. Which American sportswoman was the first black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title (in 1956) and the first black member of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (joined 1964)? Althea Gibson

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s