# Best Sports Parts Quiz

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• 1.

### Which Scottish Football (soccer) club were named after an English Rugby team?

• A.

Stirling Albion

• B.

Rangers

• C.

Celtic

• D.

Hearts

B. Rangers
Explanation
Rangers is the correct answer because they were named after an English Rugby team called the Rangers Football Club. The founders of Rangers Football Club chose this name as a tribute to the English team, which they admired.

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• 2.

### What colour is the centre line on an Ice Hockey rink?

• A.

Red

• B.

Blue

• C.

Green

• D.

There is no centre line

A. Red
Explanation
The centre line on an Ice Hockey rink is red. This is a standard feature of Ice Hockey rinks, and the red centre line helps to divide the rink into two equal halves. It is an important marker for players and referees to determine positions and make calls during the game.

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• 3.

### In Golf, what is the average par for an 18 hole golf course?

• A.

60

• B.

68

• C.

70

• D.

72

D. 72
Explanation
The average par for an 18-hole golf course is 72. Par is the number of strokes a skilled golfer is expected to take to complete a hole or a course. Since there are 18 holes in a golf course, the average par is calculated by adding up the pars for all the holes and dividing by the number of holes, which in this case is 18. Therefore, the correct answer is 72.

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• 4.

### In Rugby, how many metres must the ball travel from kick-off?

• A.

At least 5m

• B.

At least 10m

• C.

At least 15m

• D.

At least 20m

B. At least 10m
Explanation
In Rugby, the ball must travel at least 10 meters from kick-off. This is to ensure that both teams have a fair chance to contest for possession of the ball. If the ball does not travel the required distance, it is considered a violation and the opposing team is awarded a scrum at the spot of the kick-off. Therefore, it is crucial for the kicking team to ensure that the ball travels the required distance to avoid giving an advantage to the opposing team.

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• 5.

### At Yale University, the first American college rowing club was founded in what year?

• A.

1835

• B.

1838

• C.

1840

• D.

1843

D. 1843
Explanation
In 1843, the first American college rowing club was founded at Yale University. This marked the establishment of rowing as a sport in American colleges.

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• 6.

### Equestrian  - By what standard is the height of a horse measured?

• A.

Hooves

• B.

Hands

• C.

Feet

• D.

Inches

B. Hands
Explanation
The height of a horse is measured by a unit called "hands". This unit is a standard measurement in the equestrian world and is equal to four inches. So, when determining the height of a horse, it is measured in hands rather than feet, inches, or hooves.

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• 7.

### In Fencing, contact with what parts of the sabre count as a hit?

• A.

Point, front edge, and top third of the back edge

• B.

Point, front edge and back edge

• C.

Point and front edge

• D.

Point, top third of the front edge and top third of the back edge

A. Point, front edge, and top third of the back edge
Explanation
In Fencing, a hit is counted when there is contact with the point, front edge, or top third of the back edge of the sabre. This means that any touch or contact made with these specific parts of the sabre during a match is considered a valid hit.

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• 8.

### How many people make up a Volleyball team?

• A.

3

• B.

4

• C.

6

• D.

12

C. 6
Explanation
A Volleyball team is made up of 6 people. This is the standard number of players required to play a game of Volleyball. Having 6 players allows for a balanced distribution of positions on the court and ensures that all areas are covered effectively. With 6 players, each team can have 3 players in the front row and 3 players in the back row, allowing for a good mix of offensive and defensive capabilities.

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• 9.

### In Water polo, there are 6 positions (one for each player).  There are two different names for position 6 - one is 'Whole' - what is the other one?

• A.

Half

• B.

Set

• C.

Match

• D.

Breaker

B. Set
Explanation
In water polo, the position 6 is also known as "Set". This position is typically played by a strong and physical player who is responsible for offensive play and creating scoring opportunities for the team. The Set player is positioned in front of the opposing team's goal and uses their strength and skill to hold off defenders and receive passes from their teammates. They play a crucial role in the team's attack strategy and are often the main scoring threat.

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• 10.

### In Gymnastics, if you fall off an apparatus, what is the minimum deduction?

• A.

.5

• B.

1 point and .5

• C.

.2

• D.

1 point and .5

A. .5
Explanation
If a gymnast falls off an apparatus in gymnastics, the minimum deduction is .5. This means that the gymnast's score will be reduced by half a point.

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• 11.

### What Grand Slam Tennis Tournament is held every January?

• A.

The Australian Open

• B.

• C.

Wimbledon

• D.

The U.S Open

A. The Australian Open
Explanation
The Australian Open is held every January and is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. It takes place in Melbourne, Australia and is known for its fast-paced matches and extreme heat. Many of the world's top players compete in this tournament, making it a highly anticipated event in the tennis calendar.

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• 12.

### In Field Hockey, what does the referee call if somebody blocks another player from getting to the ball?

• A.

Foul

• B.

Block

• C.

Obstruction

• D.

Oppose

C. Obstruction
Explanation
In field hockey, the referee calls "obstruction" if somebody blocks another player from getting to the ball. Obstruction refers to any deliberate act of impeding or blocking an opponent's progress towards the ball, without any attempt to play the ball. This is considered a foul in field hockey and results in a free hit or penalty against the player who committed the obstruction.

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• 13.

### Where is the world's largest indoor swimming pool?

• A.

Beijing, China

• B.

Houston, Texas, USA

• C.

• D.

London, UK

B. Houston, Texas, USA
Explanation
The world's largest indoor swimming pool is located in Houston, Texas, USA.

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• 14.

### What is the highest score you can achieve in ten-pin-bowling?

• A.

200

• B.

500

• C.

300

• D.

400

C. 300
Explanation
In ten-pin bowling, the highest score you can achieve is 300. This is because each frame allows for a maximum of 10 pins to be knocked down. If a player were to bowl a strike in every frame (knocking down all 10 pins on the first ball), they would receive a score of 30 for that frame (10 pins for the strike and 10 pins for each of the two subsequent balls). Therefore, with 10 frames in a game, the maximum score achievable is 300.

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• 15.

### The Olympic Games have been held in 3 different cities in the USA, Los Angeles and Atlanta are two of them.  What is the other?

• A.

Orlando

• B.

Las Vegas

• C.

St Louis

• D.

New York

C. St Louis
Explanation
St Louis is the other city in the USA where the Olympic Games have been held.

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• 16.

### In Lacrosse, how many "wings" are on the field for each team?

• A.

One attack wing and one defensive wing

• B.

Two attack wings and two defensive wings

• C.

One attack wing and two defensive wings

• D.

Two attack wings and one defensive wing

B. Two attack wings and two defensive wings
Explanation
Each team in Lacrosse has two attack wings and two defensive wings on the field. This ensures that there is an equal balance between offensive and defensive players. The attack wings are responsible for scoring goals and creating offensive plays, while the defensive wings help to protect the goal and prevent the opposing team from scoring. Having two wings in each position allows for better teamwork and coordination on both ends of the field.

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