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1.  Which football combination is called the 'Christmas Tree' formation ?

2.  Which country topped the medals tally in the 1916, 1940 and 1944 Olympics ?

3.  Which sporting activity makes the most use of all the body muscles ?

4.  Name the first cricketer to feature on two successive Wisden covers.

5.  The Olympic Gold Medal consists of 5.2% of which metal ?

6.  Which is the shortest distance in a track and field event where the runners
     are allowed to break lines ?

7.  The standard colours of which sporting event are green and purple ? 

8.  Which game is played in three varieties- horse, elephant and cycle ?

9.  What sport did Mark Twain humoursly refer to as ' a good walk, spoilt ' ?

10. Which football team in the early fifties was known as the 'Magical Magyars' ?

 


ANSWERS

1.  4-4-2 Formation ( it looks like a Christmas tree )
2.  No one as the Olympics were not held because of the World Wars 
3.  Swimming
4.  Brian Lara, West Indies
5.  Gold
6.  800 metres
7.  Wimbledon
8.  Polo
9.  Golf
10. Hungary

 

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