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Wide World of Sport
"Here are ten interesting facts about various sports that have entertained, thrilled and enthralled societies over the centuries. Enjoy the quiz."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
The first recorded boxing match in England was organised by the 2nd Duke of Albemarle between his butcher and which member of his household staff?
In the sport of hurdling, you may have noticed that some racers tend to shorten their stride and take several smaller steps before they hurdle. What is the name of this frowned-upon practice?
The sport of badminton began in India, halfway through the 18th century, by which group of people?
British military officers
Before they begin their contests, sumo wrestlers go through strict procedures that must be adhered to. One of these is the scattering of which substance into the ring?
In less official terms, what do ice hockey players usually call an ice hockey puck?
In the sport of modern fencing, which is the lightest weapon used?
In the original game of tennis, which evolved in 12th century France, with what was the ball hit?
In synchronised diving, most of the divers do identical dives together. Occasionally, however, competitors do dives that are opposite to each other. What is this form of dive called?
Which non-weight bearing sport, of the following choices, is excellent for exercising all the major muscle groups in the human body?
In the cross-country category in the equestrian sport of eventing, is it true that the lowest score reflects the best result?
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