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Not-So-Vital Statistics

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUIZ

  1. Sir Francis Chichester (1901-72) sailed round the world (1966-7) in his yacht "Gipsy Moth IV" in:
    1. 100 days.
    2. 226 days.
    3. 55 days.
    4. 500 days.
  1. The course in the University Boat Race held annually between teams (eight rowers and a cox) from Oxford University and Cambridge University on the river Thames is:
    1. 10 km long.
    2. 7.2 km long.
    3. 8 km long.
    4. 25 km long.
  1. A "hat-trick" in football or hockey is how many goals scored by one player?:
    1. 5.
    2. 6.
    3. 3.
    4. 2.
  1. A humorous name among golf players for the bar in the clubhouse, to which players go after playing the final hole on the course is:
    1. the 16th hole.
    2. the 21st hole.
    3. the 8th hole.
    4. the 19th hole.
  1. Snooker is a game played with:
    1. 16 red balls.
    2. 15 red balls.
    3. 3 red balls.
    4. 10 red balls.
  1. How many Olympic Games medals has the Polish athlete Irena Szewińska won?
    1. 2
    2. 5
    3. 3
    4. 4
  1. The cost of running a Formula One Racing Team each season is:
    1. One Million Pounds
    2. Five Million Pounds
    3. Ten Million Pounds
    4. Twenty Million Pounds
  1. Manchester United Football Club makes 25 million pounds per year from:
    1. Selling Products
    2. Entrance Fees to Games
    3. Television Income
    4. Sponsorship
  1. For every pound spent on the National Lottery the Lottery Sports Fund gets:
    1. 1.5 pence
    2. 3.4 pence
    3. 5.6 pence
    4. 7.3 pence
  1. The percentage of British people taking part in some form of sport is:
    1. 30 %
    2. 50%
    3. 60%
    4. 70%
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