Sports Trivia Questions #27General Sports Trivia
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Who was the first and only Canadian-born Heavyweight Champion?
Burns - Tommy made 11 title defenses during his career.
Which NHL Team are nicknamed the "Coyotes"?
Arizona - The Arizona Coyotes made their NHL debut in 1996 as the Phoenix Coyotes.
Which U.S. golfer stands second in the all-time list of major
winners with thirteen titles?
a. Tiger Woods
b. Tony Jacklin
c. Arnold Palmer
d. Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones - Jones won his first U.S. Open in 1923.
Chukkas is the term given to periods played in what sport?
c. Ice Hockey
Polo - Polo originated most likely in Persia sometime during the 6th century BC to the 1st century AD.
How many goose feathers does it take to make a shuttlecock?
16 - A shuttlecock is also known as a bird or birdie.
In Olympic Archery, how far is the competitor from the target?
70m - Archery made its debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Terry Griffiths and Mark Williams are former Snooker World
Champions. What nationality are they?
Welsh - Now retired, Terry Griffiths is now a snooker coach and pundit.
Who won the 2013 National Basketball Association (NBA) title?
a. LA Lakers
b. Miami Heat
c. Chicago Bulls
d. San Antonio Spurs
Miami Heat - Miami Heat made their debut in the NBA in 1988.
Which nation's Rugby Union team are known as the All Blacks?
b. South Africa
d. New Zealand
New Zealand - Rugby is regarded as New Zealand's national sport.
The rider wearing the Red Polka Jersey in the Tour De France is
called the "King of the..."?
Mountain - The Tour De France is an annual bicycle race held in France.
The brown ball is worth how many points in snooker?
4 - Most historians agree that snooker was invented in India by British Army officers.
Maria Mednyanszky is a 5-time world champion in what sport?
b. Table Tennis
Table Tennis - Maria is the first official women's world champion of table tennis.
In what year did Roger Bannister become the first man to run
the mile in under 4 minutes?
1954 - Roger achieved the record on 6 May 1954 at Iffley Road track in Oxford.
In Greyhound racing, what number trap wears the black and white
6 - The first recorded attempt at racing greyhounds was made in England, in 1876.
In which city do the Steelers compete in the NFL?
Pittsburgh - Making their debut in 1933, the Steelers are the oldest franchise in the AFC.
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