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Quiz 26 - General Sport 

Back to Sport again - let's see how you do with these 10 questions, not the toughest I have set perhaps.

A mixture of sports and time periods. 
A pass mark of 5 out of 10.

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1.


Name the Scottish athlete who won a gold at the 1991 World Championships and later that year became BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

2.

Power play, shut-out, body-check, face-off and sin-bin are all terms used in which sport? 




3.




Who is pictured alongside?

4.

Name the Canadian snooker player who was able to claim the cost of his 20 or so pints of lager before a match as an expense by the Inland Revenue who accepted it as a medication for a nerve-related illness.

5.

New Zealanders Ivan Mauger and Barry Briggs are both former world champions in which sport?  

6.

In December 2019 Fallon Sherrock hit the sporting headlines when she became the first woman to defeat a male darts player at the PDC World Darts Championship. But less likely to be rembered is who who was the first male to lose to a female darts player at the PDC Worlds Darts Championship.

7.

On Saturday November 2nd 1991 the televising of which sporting event resulted in nearly half the clubs staging a Football League match that day recording their lowest gate of the season?

8.

Cricket, who was the first bowler to take 300 Test wickets?

9. Name the sporting stadium pictured below.



10.


In July 2005 who became the first French club to play in the semi-final of the Rugby League Challenge Cup? 

 

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