By Richard Beale….
This week’s SPORTING QUIZ and the STINKER QUESTION will be the last quiz for a while. With the Coronavirus restrictions almost fully lifted and the football season hoping to re-commence soon, I feel it is time to “rest it” for a while. The answers will appear elsewhere in this week’s CyprusScene Enewspaper.
This week’s Sports Quiz
|Q 1: In 2018 which famous ex-football manager won “I am a celebrity get me out of here”?.||Q 8: Who became the UK first Formula 1 World Champion in 1958 then subsequently retired from the sport?|
|Q 2: A “jaffa” is a slang term used in cricket describing what?||Q 9: In which sport would you stand at “silly point”?.|
|Q 3: What is the ‘National” sport of Cyprus? Football, Hunting, Fishing or Handball?||Q10: In which sport would use a “mashie” or “niblick”?.|
|Q 4: What is the “National” sport of Turkey? Football, Basketball, Hunting or oil wrestling?||Q11: What is Stoke City’s nickname?|
|Q 5: Which former National Hunt jockey subsequently became a best selling crime writer?||Q12: Who is the only person to win World Championships at both Motor Cycling and Formula 1 motor racing?|
|Q 6: In 1983 which English football club became the first Sports Club in the world to float on the Stock Exchange?||Q13: What is the length of a cricket pitch? 24, 23, 22, or 21 yards?|
|Q 7: Which golfer was nicknamed “The Golden Bear”?.||Q14: Frankenstein-Dracula, Würzburger Trap, Howell attack, Lasker defense, Queens Indian, Monkey’s bum, and London system are examples of what?|
This weeks “Stinker Question” is to identify this famous International, Premier League footballer? A striker who scored 73 Premier League goals for 2 Premier League Clubs and retired in 1997. He is currently taking the lead role in a current Netflix series programme.
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