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Here are a few questions to test your understanding of the Geography of Sport.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Curling is most popular in which country?

    • A.

      United States of America

    • B.

      Great Britain

    • C.

      Norway

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    D. Canada
    Explanation
    Curling is most popular in Canada because it is considered the country's national winter sport. The sport has a long history in Canada, with the first curling club established in Montreal in 1807. The popularity of curling in Canada can be attributed to various factors, including the country's climate, which provides ideal conditions for the sport, and the success of Canadian curling teams in international competitions. Curling is deeply ingrained in Canadian culture, with numerous clubs and events held across the country, making it the clear choice for the most popular country for the sport.

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  • 2. 

    Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay combined for 3 total medals at the 2008 Winter Olympics in Beijing?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This answer is false because Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay are countries that are located in South America, which does not typically experience winter weather. Therefore, it is highly unlikely that these countries would have participated in the Winter Olympics and won any medals.

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  • 3. 

    The most popular sport in the world is?

    Correct Answer
    Soccer
    Futbol
    Explanation
    Soccer and Futbol are both correct answers for the most popular sport in the world. Soccer is the term commonly used in English-speaking countries, while Futbol is the term used in Spanish-speaking countries and many other parts of the world. Both terms refer to the same sport, which is widely played and followed by billions of people globally.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following would be considered popular or major sports "Down Under"?

    • A.

      Sailing, Jai Lai, Australian Rules Football

    • B.

      Sailing, Rugby, Baseball

    • C.

      Sailing, Australian Rules Football, Rugby

    • D.

      Tennis, Sailing, Badminton

    Correct Answer
    C. Sailing, Australian Rules Football, Rugby
    Explanation
    Sailing, Australian Rules Football, and Rugby would be considered popular or major sports "Down Under." Australian Rules Football and Rugby are both widely followed and played in Australia, with large fan bases and professional leagues. Sailing is also popular, given Australia's coastal location and strong sailing tradition.

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  • 5. 

    Which country, that is among the five largest in the world (based on population) has a competitive national cricket team?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      United States of America

    • D.

      Brazil

    • E.

      Great Britain

    Correct Answer
    B. India
    Explanation
    India is the correct answer because it is one of the five largest countries in the world based on population and also has a competitive national cricket team. Cricket is a popular sport in India, and the country has a strong cricketing culture and infrastructure. The Indian national cricket team has achieved success in international competitions and has produced several world-class players.

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