Australian Sports Trivia - 2

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  • 1. 
    Australia fielded roughly how many competitors at the 2008 Beijing Olympics?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      400

    • D. 

      300

  • 2. 
    In 2008, Australia's Drew Ginn won an Olympic gold medal in which sport?
    • A. 

      Athletics

    • B. 

      Rowing

    • C. 

      Sailing

    • D. 

      Canoeing

  • 3. 
    Who won the gold medal for Australia in the Women's Triathlon at the 2008 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Linda McKenzie

    • B. 

      Emily Seebohm

    • C. 

      Emma Snowsill

    • D. 

      Emma Moffatt

  • 4. 
    In AFL, how many points did Collingwood score against Essendon in 2008's Anzac Day match?
    • A. 

      84

    • B. 

      65

    • C. 

      52

    • D. 

      73

  • 5. 
    How many wins did the Geelong Cats notch up in the 2008 regular AFL season?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      21

  • 6. 
    How many captains did the Brisbane Lions AFL team have in season 2008?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 7. 
    Sam Hill is famous for which sport?
    • A. 

      Baseball

    • B. 

      Basketball

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Mountain biking

  • 8. 
    Which country did Australia thrash 31-0 in a 2002 FIFA World Cup qualifying match?
    • A. 

      American Samoa

    • B. 

      Netherlands

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      Finland

  • 9. 
    Who led Rajasthan Royals to victory in the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League?
    • A. 

      Ricky Ponting

    • B. 

      Adam Gilchrist

    • C. 

      Michael Clarke

    • D. 

      Shane Warne

  • 10. 
    True Colors, published in 2008, is the autobiography of which Aussie cricketer?
    • A. 

      Andrew Symonds

    • B. 

      Adam Gilchrist

    • C. 

      Shane Warne

    • D. 

      Ricky Ponting

  • 11. 
    Which Australian cricketer was called "Church" by teammates?
    • A. 

      Dean Jones

    • B. 

      Andrew Symonds

    • C. 

      Bruce Reid

    • D. 

      Adam Gilchrist

  • 12. 
    Who won five consecutive ICC Umpire of the Year awards between 2004 and 2008?
    • A. 

      Billy Bowden

    • B. 

      Darrell Hair

    • C. 

      Daryl Harper

    • D. 

      Simon Taufel

  • 13. 
    Which Australian pacer is known as "Eagle"?
    • A. 

      Doug Bollinger

    • B. 

      Glenn McGrath

    • C. 

      Ben Hilfenhaus

    • D. 

      Nathan Hauritz

  • 14. 
    Which Australian bowler is known as "Midge" and "Notch" to his teammates?
    • A. 

      Dirk Nannes

    • B. 

      Mitchell Johnson

    • C. 

      Ben Hilfenhaus

    • D. 

      Doug Bollinger

  • 15. 
    Which Aussie cricketer is an ace skier and has competed in World Cup skiing events?
    • A. 

      Dirk Nannes

    • B. 

      Glenn McGrath

    • C. 

      Ben Hilfenhaus

    • D. 

      Doug Bollinger

  • 16. 
    Who is called "Mr Cricket" in Australian team?
    • A. 

      Michael Hussey

    • B. 

      David Hussey

    • C. 

      Shane Warne

    • D. 

      Ricky Ponting

  • 17. 
    Who, in 2008, became the 400th man to represent Australia in Test cricket?
    • A. 

      Dean Jones

    • B. 

      Brad Haddin

    • C. 

      Dirk Nannes

    • D. 

      Glenn McGrath

  • 18. 
    Who was Brett Lee's 300th One Day International wicket?
    • A. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • B. 

      Darren Ganga

    • C. 

      Brian Lara

    • D. 

      Darren Sammy

  • 19. 
    Against which country did Adam Gilchrist play his last test match in 2008?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      West Indies

    • D. 

      India

  • 20. 
    Which cricket ground is affectionately known as "the 'G"?
    • A. 

      Melbourne Cricket Ground

    • B. 

      Bellerive Oval

    • C. 

      Kensington Oval

    • D. 

      Sydney Cricket Ground

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