Sport & games 31

From the quiz on 1/11/16.

  1. Which US President indirectly lends his surname to a relay event in track cycling? (James) Madison

  2. What is the title of the song, based partially on Jupiter from Holst’s The Planets, that is performed at the opening ceremony of each Rugby World Cup? World in Union

  3. From 1998 to 2003, Wolfgang Wolf was head coach of which German football club? Wolfsburg

  4. In darts, which Chinese city lends its name to the act of hitting the single, double and triple of the same number with three darts? Shanghai

  5. On a standard Scrabble board, what colour are the triple letter squares? Dark blue

  6. The Venus Rosewater Dish is the name commonly given to the trophy awarded to the winner of which specific sporting event? Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles

  7. What is the only club in the Scottish Professional Football League that is not based in Scotland? Berwick Rangers

  8. Who was captain of the English team during the 1932–33 Ashes tour, which is commonly known as the Bodyline series? Douglas Jardine

  9. On Good Friday each year, The Greyhound, a pub in Tinsley Green in West Sussex, hosts the British and World Championship of which traditional game? Marbles

  10. In which sport did the Hungarian Aladár Gerevich win six gold medals at consecutive Summer Olympics between 1932 and 1960? Fencing

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