2016 Sports Trivia QuestionsPrintable Trivia Questions About Sports For 2016
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Known as "Mr. Hockey", what famous hockey player died in June of 2016 at the age of 88?
a. Bobby Orr
b. Bobby Hull
c. Jean Beliveau
d. Gordie Howe
Gordie Howe - Howe won four Stanley Cup trophies with the Red Wings during his career.
Taking place in Montreal on June 12th, who won the 2016 Canadian Grand Prix?
a. Lewis Hamilton
b. Nico Rosberg
c. Valtteri Bottas
d. Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton - Hamilton is a British Formula One racing driver from England.
Which horse won the 2016 Kentucky Derby on May 7th, 2016?
b. Trojan Nation
c. Gun Runner
Nyquist - The Kentucky Derby is a race for 3-year-old Thoroughbred horses.
Who was severely injured after snapping his neck against the ropes at WWE Payback 2016?
a. Enzo Amore
b. Sami Zayn
c. Big Cass
d. Kevin Owens
Enzo Amore - After getting his neck caught up in the ropes, Enzo was put into a neck brace and taken away on a stretcher.
Taking place from April 16 to May 2, who won the 2016 World Snooker Championship?
a. Mark Selby
b. Ronnie O'Sullivan
c. Peter Ebdon
d. Ding Junhui
Mark Selby - The total global audience for the tournament exceeded 300 million.
Bobby Carroll, who died in May 2016, was a famous footballer for which club?
b. West Ham United
Celtics - Carroll died two days before his 78th birthday.
In which nation did the 2016 Invictus Games take place?
USA - The Invictus Games are an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event.
Which team won the 2016 Rugby Union European Cup?
Saracens - Saracens beat Racing 92 with a score of 21 to 9.
Who scored the winning goal in the 2016 FA Cup Final?
a. Jesse Lingard
b. Michael Carrick
c. Wayne Rooney
d. Juan Mata
Jesse Lingard - Manchester United beat Crystal Palace with a score of 2 to 1.
Which sport announced, in May 2016, that it would allow "professionals" to compete at the 2016 Olympics for the first time?
b. Rugby Sevens
Boxing - Previously, boxing at the Olympics was only open to amateur boxers.
Which NHL team won the 2016 Stanley Cup finals?
a. Washington Capitals
b. Pittsburgh Penguins
c. St. Louis Blues
d. San Jose Sharks
Pittsburgh Penguins - Pittsburgh took the series in six games.
Played at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, who was the Offensive MVP at the NFL 2016 Pro Bowl?
a. Russell Wilson
b. Michael Bennett
c. Teddy Bridgewater
d. Eli Manning
Russell Wilson - Michael Bennett of the Seattle Seahawks won the Defensive MVP.
What NFL team won Super Bowl 50 on February 7, 2016?
a. Green Bay Packers
b. Denver Broncos
c. Carolina Panthers
d. Seattle Seahawks
Denver Broncos - Denver beat Carolina with a score of 24 to 10.
Dead at the age of 74 after a 32 year battle with Parkinson's disease, Muhammad Ali was known for which sport?
Boxing - Muhammad Ali's birth name was Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.
Playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins, what NHL star won his first Conn Smythe trophy as playoff MVP in 2016?
a. Alexander Ovechkin
b. Sidney Crosby
c. Evgeni Malkin
d. Kris Letang
Sidney Crosby - Sidney was drafted 1st overall in 2005 by Pittsburgh.
Where did the 2016 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships take place?
Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan won the event with 4 gold medals.
Held in Boston, Massachusetts, what country won pair skating at the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships?
Canada - The pair skating event was won by Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford.
Held in Australia, the 2016 Hopman Cup was awarded in which of the following sports?
Tennis - Eight teams competed for the title.
Golfer Dustin Johnson won what championship in June of 2016?
a. WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
b. The Masters
c. U.S. Open
d. The Greenbrier Classic
U.S. Open - Johnson took the title three strokes ahead of runners-up Scott Piercy and Jim Furyk.
Who was the first selection at the 2016 NBA draft on June 23, 2016?
a. Ben Simmons
b. Brandon Ingram
c. Jaylen Brown
d. Dragan Bender
Ben Simmons - Ben was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers.
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