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MotoGP - Test your knowledge!

Fans of motorcycle racing can quiz themselves on the sport they love every day of the year with the 2009 Motocourse Quiz Block calendar.

The quiz block contains a question and answer for each weekday of 2009, complemented with a piece of trivia each weekend.

Here are ten questions from the quiz block to test your knowledge (answers below)...

Ten questions from the 2009 Motocourse Quiz Block Calendar:

1. Which race did Valentino Rossi win despite being handed a 10 second penalty for overtaking under yellow flags?

2. True or false, Dani Pedrosa has raced for Honda ever since entering the 125cc World Championship in 2002?

3. How many 500cc grand prix races did Barry Sheene win? (Hint, the same as Olivier Jacque's racing number)

4. Who was the first rider to take Yamaha's YZR-M1 to a MotoGP victory?

5. Which Japanese rider gave Kawasaki's ZX-RR its MotoGP debut in the 2002 Pacific Grand Prix?

6. Who won Honda's first ever 500cc World Championship in 1983?

7. Who won the most 500cc grands prix - Wayne Rainey or Kevin Schwantz?

8. Prior to his 2007 MotoGP title victory, what was the highest position Casey Stoner had finished in a grand prix world championship?

9. Which manufacturer won the 500cc World Championship first, Norton or Gilera?

10. Which rider, who won two 500cc grands prix during 1978 and 1979, has the same surname as a famous F1 team?

The full 2009 Motocourse Quiz Block Calendar features questions and facts from MotoGP, World Superbike and British Superbike.

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ANSWERS: 1) The 2003 Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island. 2) True. 3) 19. 4) Max Biaggi (in 2002). 5) Akira Yanagawa. 6) Freddie Spencer. 7) Schwantz (25 wins, one more than Rainey). 8) Second place in the 2005 250cc World Championship. 9) Gilera (first title in 1950, one year before Norton). 10) Virginio Ferrari.

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