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It's a game - how well do you know it?

Date: December 30 2012


1 Which batsman top-scored with 89 in the 2011 Boxing Day Test between Australia and India?

2 In which years did Geelong win its three most recent AFL premierships?

 

3 What is the Australian women's hockey team, pictured, known as?

 

4 For which three events did Usain Bolt win gold medals in the 2012 and 2008 Olympic Games?

 

5 Which two cricketers made their debut in the first Test in Brisbane between Australia and South Africa in November 2012?

 

6 Which horse came third in the 2012 Melbourne Cup?

 

7 What is the minimum number of points needed to win a game of tennis?

 

8 What colour is the second-last ball potted in a game of snooker?

 

9 Which two VFL teams did Mick Malthouse play for?

 

10 And which triple Brownlow medallist played for the same two clubs?

 

11 How many silver medals did Australia win at the 2012 London Olympics - seven, 12 or 16?

 

12 What year did Melbourne Heart play its first A-League match?

 

13 Sachin Tendulkar, pictured, scored his 100th international century against which country?

 

14 Butterfly, saucer pass and waffle are terms used in which sport?

 

15 Japanese woman Eri Yoshida is a professional in which sport?

 

16 Beginning with P, what is the one-sleeved half-jacket worn under a jacket as additional protection in fencing?

 

17 How many AFL premierships have the Sydney Swans , main picture, won in the 21st century?

 

18 In 1958, Maria Teresa de Filippis became the first woman to compete in which sport?

 

19 Which team is the current Super Bowl champion?

 

20 For which NFL team did former Geelong AFL player Ben Graham play in the 2009 Super Bowl?

 

21 In which city was Australia bowled out for 47, their fourth lowest Test match total, against South Africa in 2011?

 

22 Which team won the 2012 FA Cup?

 

23 The tennis club that hosts the Wimbledon Championships was founded in 1868 to play which sport?

 

24 Which formula one champion, nicknamed the Rat and Clockwork Mouse, featured on an Austrian stamp in 2005?

 

25 Former Carlton coach Brett Ratten will be an assistant coach for which AFL club in 2013?

 

26 "Scotty" was a name Tiger Woods gave to what?

 

27 US athletes refused their silver medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in which sport?

 

28 What is the standard duration of a chukka in polo?

 

29 When did England last win the Ashes in Australia?

 

30 A nap hand is a series of how many winning points or victories in a game or sport?

 

31 What is the oldest trophy in international sport?

 

32 A salchow is a jump in which sport?

 

33 Who was the first AFL player to kick a goal at the Docklands Stadium?

 

34 Which sports make up the biathlon?

 

35 In which year did the Northern Eagles play their last rugby league game?

 

36 Reg Gasnier and Mal Meninga were named in which positions in the rugby league Team of the Century?

 

37 What was the Sheffield Shield known as between 1999 and 2008?

 

38 On November 25, 2012, which Test-playing nation was the only one not playing Test cricket?

 

39 Which baseball team has won the most World Series titles?

 

40 How many times has Serena Williams won the Australian Open singles title?

 

41 How many times has Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open singles title?

 

42 The team sport bandy is played on what surface?

 

43 Apron, borrow and line are terms associated with which sport?

 

44 In which sport would you see a Boston crab?

 

45 Juan Martin del Potro won the US Open singles in which year?

 

46 In which year did Tiger Woods win the Australian Masters?

 

47 In which month, and in which state, is the US Masters played?

 

48 Which country holds the FIFA World Cup?

 

49 Which AFL team finished ninth in 2012?

 

50 Who lost only four matches at Wimbledon between 1973 and 1981?

 

51 Which two NRL premierships were Melbourne Storm stripped of due to salary cap breaches?

 

52 Which golfing technique are authorities proposing to ban from 2016?

 

53 Who is the only basketballer to score 100 points in an NBA game?

 

54 Which is the only Victorian basketball team in the NBL?

 

55 Which teams met in the final of both the first and most recent Rugby World Cups, and who won?

 

56 Where will the 2015 Rugby World Cup be held?

 

57 Which team did Footscray defeat in their only premiership in 1954?

 

58 Socceroo Mark Schwarzer is goalkeeper for which English Premier League club?

 

59 How many sixes did Sir Donald Bradman hit in his Test career - six, 20 or 34?

 

60 At which ground did Bradman play his last Test match, where he made a duck?

 

61 What field did Shane Warne take his 700th Test wicket?

 

62 Who are the only two drivers to win Bathurst in both its 500-mile and 1000-kilometre formats?

 

63 In 1978, who defeated Muhammad Ali to become the heavyweight boxing champion of the world?

 

64 In which two years did Australian motorcyclist Casey Stoner win the MotoGP World Championship?

 

65 Who was recently named captain of the Richmond Football Club?

 

66 In which years did British rower Sir Steve Redgrave win Olympic gold medals.

 

67 Who is the last Frenchman to win the French Open singles?

 

68 And which professional team does his son play for?

 

69 The Queensberry Rules apply to which sport?

 

70 How many positions are in netball and which are the only two that can shoot for goal?

 

71 Which country is the current world champion in ice hockey?

 

72 Which Australian team has won a medal at each of the past five Olympic games?

 

73 Who was named fullback in the AFL Team of the Century?

 

74 Which Australian boxer won the IBF super lightweight world title in 1985?

 

75 Who did Pat Cash defeat in the 1987 singles final at Wimbledon and which current player is that person coaching?

 

76 An Eskimo roll is used in which sport?

 

77 Which cricketer took six wickets for nine runs against India in 2004?

 

78 What are the only two colours allowed for the ball in table tennis.

 

79 Who played 34 games of rugby league for Australia and captained 24 of them?

 

80 Who won the 1500 metres at the 1956 Australian championships after stopping to check on a fallen competitor?

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