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Question 1: The SkyDome in Toronto, ________ had that name from 1987 until it was renamed Rogers Centre in 2005.
BarbadosUnited KingdomUnited StatesCanada

Question 2: Greek and Roman stadia have been found in numerous ancient cities, perhaps the most famous being the Stadium of ________, in Rome.
NervaAugustusTitusDomitian

Question 3: In some cases, the corporate name replaces (with varying degrees of success) the name by which the venue has been known for many years — examples include Toronto's ________, previously known as SkyDome.
Toronto Blue JaysExhibition StadiumVarsity StadiumRogers Centre

Question 4: The most common multiple use design combines a football pitch with a ________, a combination which generally works fairly well, although certain compromises must be made.
Half marathonCross country runningMarathonTrack and field athletics

Question 5: Stadia built specifically for football are quite common in Europe; however, Gaelic games Stadia would be most common in Ireland, while ones built specifically for baseball or ________ are common in the United States.
American footballArena footballTouch football (American)Gridiron football

Question 6: [4] The oldest known stadium is the one in Olympia, in the western Peloponnese, ________, where the Olympic Games of antiquity were held since 776 BC.
GermanyGreecePortugalPoland

Question 7: In North America, where baseball and ________ are the two most popular outdoor spectator sports, a number of football/baseball multi-use stadia were built, especially during the 1960s, and some of them were successful.
Touch football (American)Arena footballGridiron footballAmerican football

Question 8: Yankee Stadium, for example, was built on a triangular city block in The Bronx, ________.
New York metropolitan areaBrooklynManhattanNew York City

Question 9: Poor stadium design has contributed to disasters, such as the Hillsborough disaster and the ________.
Saint-Gilles, BelgiumBrusselsHeysel Stadium DisasterSaint-Josse-ten-Noode

Question 10: ________ stadia are distinguished from conventional stadia by their enclosing roofs.
Byzantine architectureRomeDomeBaroque architecture







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