Quiz #3

Caltaf Quiz #3:


The quiz is now closed. The winner is Darci Petersen. The answers are as follows:

    1. Doug & Carol Kyle
    2. Gord Lindsay
    3. Asafa Powell
    4. Jamaica
    5. 42 inches (1.07m)
    6. Glycogen
    7. Lars Riedel
    8. Mohamed Farah.
    9. Long Jump
    10. Natalie Portman
    11. Clint Eastwood
    12. Judy Garland
    13. Ryan Reynolds
    14. 1993
    15. Toto
    16. Lasse Viren
    17. Discus
    18. Arnold Schwarzenegger
    19. 91
    20. J.R.R.Tolkien
    21. 4275
    22. Stephen King
    23. Queen
    24. 88
    25. Thriller
    26. 1993
    27. Hawaii
    28. 1900 in Paris
    29. Colorado
    30. Pepsi cola

For those who forgot the questions, they are as follows:

  1. Who started the Caltaf Club? 
  2. Who is known as “The Voice of Alberta” for Track and Field? 
  3. Jamaica is well known for producing some of the best male sprinters to grace the world of athletics: and in the 200 meters at the London 2012 Olympics they had a clean sweep of the medals. Which ot these athletes was NOT one of the three medalists: Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Warren Weir, Asafa Powell ?
  4. Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson lost Olympic and World Championships records after being disqualified for doping. Johnson emigrated to Canada in 1976 from which country? 
  5. How high are the hurdles in the men’s 110 meter? 
  6. Which of the following is from the liver and gets converted into a blood sugar, and then delivered through the blood stream? Protein, Fat, Glucose, Glycogen 
  7. I am a discus thrower from Germany. I won the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. I won the World Championships five times. Who am I?” 
  8. Not only did this British athlete win two long-distance running events at the 2012 Olympics, he originally came from a long distance to compete for Great Britain. Who is he? Greg Rutherford, Robert Grabarz, Mohamed Farah, Derek Drouin? 
  9. Carl Lewis has competed internationally in both track and field events. In which event did he set the world indoor record in 1984, and then win the next 65 times over a span of 10 years? 100m, 200m, long jump, triple jump? 
  10. What “Star Wars” actress had an early role in the movie “Leon: The Professional? 
  11. Which Hollywood legend did “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” help catapult into stardom? 
  12. Who played Dorothy in the original “Wizard of Oz”?
  13. Who played the fictional anti hero Deadpool in the 2016 movie? 
  14. In what year was the original “Jurassic Park” film released?
  15. What is the name of the dog from “Wizard of Oz”? 
  16. In recent years African runners have dominated distance events, but before them Europe had its share of great athletes. Which Finn won the 5000 and 10,000 meters gold medals at both the 1972 and 1976 Olympics? 
  17. In the outdoor women’s heptathlon, which of the following events is not contested? Discus, 800m, 100m hurdles, javelin
  18. What famous actor is known for the saying, “I’ll be back”? 
  19. These are Jenny’s math test scores: 98, 87, 82, 95, 93, 81,100. What is her average? 
  20. “The Lord of the Rings” is based on the book of the same name by which famous author? 
  21. How much is 45 multiplied by 95? 
  22. Who is the famous author and screenwriter of “the Green Mile”? 
  23. Which music group holds the record for the best-selling album in the United Kingdom history? 
  24. How many keys are on most baby grand pianos? 
  25. What was the highest selling album of the 1980’s? 
  26. Arthur Ashe was a renowned tennis player. In which year did he pass away? 
  27. In what state is the NFL’s Pro Bowl played in annually? 
  28. In what year and City were women first allowed to participate in the modern Olympic Games? 
  29. Name the US state that was the birthplace of the cheeseburger? 
  30. What soft drink was originated in North Carolina?