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How much do you know about sports?

Postby Arale » Sat Jul 23, 2005 6:14 am

1.How often do the Winter Olympics happen?
2.When were the Barcelona Olympics?
3.How does a 100 metres race start?
4.Where does the sport of judo come from?
5.How long does an ice hockey match last?
6.What kind of ball do they use in the game of rugby?
7.In which country is baseball the national sport?
8.How many sports are there on a dice?
9.Who starts in a game of chess: the black or the white player?
10.In which sports do player use a racket?
11.Why does the referee toss a coin at the biginning of a football match?
12.What happens if the score is a draw at the end of the World Cup football final?
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Postby Dixie » Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:19 am

I hardly know anything about sports, but I am glad you ask about the Barcelona Olympics 8) 8)

They were held in 1992.

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Re: How much do you know about sports?

Postby MissLT » Sat Jul 23, 2005 3:35 pm

Arale wrote: 1.How often do the Winter Olympics happen?

Every four years like the Summer ones. :? :? :?

Arale wrote: 4.Where does the sport of judo come from?

Japan. :? :? :?

Arale wrote: 7.In which country is baseball the national sport?

You asked only for one country so I guess the answer is Japan again. :? :?

Arale wrote: 11.Why does the referee toss a coin at the biginning of a football match?

To see which team will go first. :? :?

Arale wrote: 12.What happens if the score is a draw at the end of the World Cup football final?

They will go for 15 minutes extra time and if it's still a draw, they'll go for penalty shootouts , which means players of each team will take turn to kick the ball to the opponent's goalie and try to score points. :? :?

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Postby rbabu » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:10 pm

Arale wrote:
9.Who starts in a game of chess: the black or the white player?
10.In which sports do player use a racket?

9.The white player starts the game of Chess
10. Rackets are used in Tennis, Badminton and Squash.

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Postby Arale » Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:22 pm

These are the answers:

1.every 4 years
2.1992
3.the referee fires the gun
4.Japan
5.has three periods of 20 minutes. That's 60 minutes in all
6.oval or egg-shaped
7.USA
8.21 spots
9.the white
10.3 most important sports: badminton, tennis and squash
11.the referee tosses a coin to decide which way the two teams will play
12.They play extra time until someone scores a goal. If there are no goals after thirty minutes, there is a penalty competition.
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Re: How much do you know about sports?

Postby sweethuman » Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:28 am

Interesting facts. thanks for sharing Arale. :-)


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