Sports quiz

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  1. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    See what your general sporting knowledge can do for this quiz. Please pm me if you wish to take part. Deadline 3pm Saturday (or thereabouts....) An 'unlucky' 13 points up for grabs.

    1. He never took a wicket for his club but managed a hat trick for England. Who is he? (1 point)

    2. Where were the 2000 Summer Olympics held? (1 point)

    3. With which sport would you associate Rich Beem? (1 point)

    4. When Virginia Wade won the Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Final in 1977, who was her opponent? (1 point)

    5. Who won the first World Snooker Championship held at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, in 1977? (1 point)

    6. Which golfer's real first name is Eldrick? (1 point)

    7. Football: Which Premiership defender's real first name is Sulzeer? (1 point)

    8. How many times has Michael Schumacher won the World Formula One Drivers' Championship? (1 point)

    9. In what year was the first of Red Rum's three Grand National wins? (1 point)

    10. Complete the names of the following American Football teams: (4 points)

    {a} Los Angeles -------
    {b} Dallas -------
    {c} Miami -------
    {d} Green Bay -------
     
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  3. Lothianh

    Lothianh Member

    Ummm, LA doesn't have an NFL team. The Rams moved to St. Louis in 1995, and the same year the Raiders also returned to their original home in Oakland.

    -Lothian
     
  4. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    Oops! :oops: Disregard that one then! Ta for pointing it out. Not that anyone's entered! ;-)
     
  5. The Cornet King

    The Cornet King Active Member

    Now that the deadline has passed Dave do we get the answers...??

    And it's STILL too hard! :cry: I only knew like 4 or 5...ah well...must be me being thick! :roll:
     
  6. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    Apologies for the delay. MusicMan wins with 7/13!

    1. He never took a wicket for his club but managed a hat trick for England. Who is he? (1 point)

    Geoff Hurst. Scored a hat trick for England in the World Cup Final but played county cricket for Essex!

    2. Where were the 2000 Summer Olympics held? (1 point)

    Sydney

    3. With which sport would you associate Rich Beem? (1 point)

    Golf

    4. When Virginia Wade won the Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Final in 1977, who was her opponent? (1 point)

    Betty Stove

    5. Who won the first World Snooker Championship held at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, in 1977? (1 point)

    John Spencer

    6. Which golfer's real first name is Eldrick? (1 point)

    Tiger Woods

    7. Football: Which Premiership defender's real first name is Sulzeer? (1 point)

    Sol Campbell

    8. How many times has Michael Schumacher won the World Formula One Drivers' Championship? (1 point)

    6

    9. In what year was the first of Red Rum's three Grand National wins? (1 point)

    1973

    10. Complete the names of the following American Football teams: (4 points)

    (Los Angeles - disregarded I got it wrong!)
    Dallas Cowboys
    Miami Dolphins
    Green Bay Packers
     

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