Billiard Quiz #2

#1. The game and rules of Blackball Pool were officially sanctioned by the World Pool-Billiard Association in what year?

#2. What is the distance from cushion to baulk line with regard to the length of the playing surface on a 7ft x 4ft pool table?

#3. Which of the following during normal play are 'Standard Fouls' according to blackball pool rules.

Select all that apply:

#4. Identify the snooker star who in the late 1970s endorsed and promoted sales of the highly successful 'Superleague' pool table?

#5. Which of the lists below correctly orders billiard balls by decreasing size, that is diameter, from top to bottom?

#6. She is a Scottish pool player and multiple winner of WEPF World Champions.
In 1992 a tribunal overturned the Professional Pool Players Organisation's refusal to admit her as a professional and ruled she was a victim of sex discrimination.
Who?

#7. The annual BAPTO tournament is the UK’s longest running amateur pool competition for genuine pub and club teams.
In what year was the inaugural event played?

The British Association of Pool Table Operators tournament, which is now played to blackball rules, was originally created in 1977.

#8. The gunfight at the OK Corral was a famous wild west shootout.
The lawmen involved were Virgil Earp, Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp and Morgan Earp.
Who was later assassinated playing billiards?

#9. When playing blackball 'unsportsmanlike conduct' will result in a frame or match being awarded to an opponent.
Which of the following fall into that category?

Select all that apply:

#10. In the 1980 film 'The Baltimore Bullet' what actor starred as a pool hustler?

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