1. On a darts board, what number is directly opposite No. 1 ?
  2. What colour is the cue ball in pool ?
  3. What is the craft of making arrows called ?
  4. In Cycle Racing, what is a sag wagon ?
  5. The apparatus used by male gymnasts consists of vaulting horse, pommel horse, horizontal bars, rings and floor. Which of these pieces of apparatus do women use ?
  6. Essential equipment for a boxer comprises gloves, hand tape, protector below the waist, boots and what else ?
  7. Why do American footballers paint black marks across their cheeks ?
  8. In Ice-Hockey what are puck-stoppers ?
  9. In the early days of cricket, a bowler who took three wickets in a row was presented with a top hat. What modern term comes from this practise ?
  10. What sport has four different colour codes for the balls, ranging from yellow for hot conditions to blue for cold conditions ?
  11. Apart from body padding, what protection do baseball players wear ?
  12. In hot air ballooning, how is the manoeuvring or cooling valve used ?
  13. How many red balls are there in snooker ?
  14. Which sport uses stones and a house ?
  15. Starting blocks are used on athletic tracks. Runners push their feet against them to get the fastest possible start. What else can they be used for ?
  16. In fencing, which is the heavier weapon: the foil or the épée ?
  17. What is the difference in shape between rugby and soccer balls ?
  18. Kendo is one of the traditional Japanese martial arts and the participants use a type of sword. From what is the sword made ?
  19. What type of shots are woods used for in golf ?
  20. What colour is the centre scoring zone of an archery target ?
  21. All the hoops in croquet are painted white, except the last one, called the rover, which has a different colour on the crown. Which colour is it ?
  22. Why are the officials in American football known as zebras ?
  23. From what fairly light-weight wood is a bat for the sport of cricket traditionally made from ?
  24. In the sport of archery, what material are the arrows usually made from ?
  25. Soccer boots have interchangeable studs. The studs for wet and slippery surfaces are made from aluminium. What studs are used for playing on hard ground ?



  1. No. 19
  2. White
  3. Fletching
  4. One of the last vehicles following road events and picking up riders who have dropped out.
  5. Vaulting horse and floor
  6. Gumshield
  7. It helps to protect against the suns glare
  8. Pads protecting knees and shins
  9. Hat-trick
  10. Squash
  11. Helmet and face mask
  12. To release hot air for descent
  13. There are fifteen red balls in snooker
  14. Curling
  15. To detect false starts
  16. The épée
  17. A rugby ball is oval; a soccer ball is round
  18. Strips of bamboo
  19. Long shots
  20. The centre scoring zone of an archery target is: Gold
  21. The Rover is: Red
  22. They wear striped shirts
  23. Willow
  24. Tubular aluminium alloy
  25. Rubber studs