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Do You Know More About Sport Than The Sports Minister?

Helen Grant was challenged to an impromptu pub quiz. The Thick of It lives on.

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Newly appointed sports minister Helen Grant has scored 0/5 in, er, a sports quiz.

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The team from ITV Meridian surprised the Conservative MP by asking her five questions about recent sporting achievements.

Unfortunately it didn't go too well and she failed to answer a single question correctly.

So here's a chance to prove you know more about sport than the relevant government minister.

These are the five questions that were put to her.

  1. 1. Who is the women's Wimbledon tennis champion?

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    Sabine Lisicki
    Marion Bartoli
    Agnieszka Radwańska
    Serena Williams
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Helen's answer: "It's not one of ours. But Andrew Murray did for us and that's fantastic and that's what matters - he's going to go bigger and bigger."

  2. 2. Who are the current FA Cup champions?

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    Arsenal
    Wigan Athletic
    Manchester United
    Sunderland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Helen said: "Manchester United, because it's my favourite club."

  3. 3. Who is the England Rugby Union captain?

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    Chris Robshaw
    Lewis Moody
    Dylan Hartley
    Mike Tindall
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Helen's answer: "What about hockey?"

  4. 4. When did Maidstone United leave the Football League?

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    1992
    2005
    1986
    2012
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Helen, MP for Maidstone, said: "These are hard questions. Last year?"

  5. 5. Which parlympian won most gold medals at the London 2012 Olympics?

    Jessica Long
    Jacqueline Freney
    Sarah Storey
    David Weir
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Helen's answer: "Dave Weir."

Do You Know More About Sport Than The Sports Minister?

Now watch Helen have a go at the same questions.

View this video on YouTube

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The lesson for all MPs is simple: if a journalist suggests you take part in a quick quiz then you should immediately run a mile.

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