2018 Sports Trivia Questions2018 Sports Trivia Questions
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Quarterback for the New England Patriots, who won the 2018 Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player Award?
a. Matt Ryan
b. Aaron Rodgers
c. Tom Brady
d. Cam Newton
Tom Brady - The AP award is considered the de facto official NFL MVP award.
Held from March 31 to April 8, 2018 in Las Vegas, what country won the 2018 World Men's Curling Championship?
c. United States
Sweden - The Swedish team was led by Niklas Edin.
Which NHL team won the 2018 Stanley Cup finals against the Vegas Golden Knights?
a. Nashville Predators
b. Toronto Maple Leafs
c. Washington Capitals
d. Pittsburgh Penguins
Washington Capitals - Washington beat Vegas four games to one.
What horse won the 144th Kentucky Derby on May 5th, 2018?
c. Instilled Regard
d. Good Magic
Justify - Justify is only the second horse to win the American Triple Crown with an undefeated record.
What country won the 2018 42nd Ice Hockey World Junior Championships on January 5, 2018?
b. Czech Republic
d. United States
Canada - The championship was hosted by the city of Buffalo, New York.
Who was the National Basketball Association's Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2017-2018 season?
a. Kristaps Porzingis
b. Victor Oladipo
c. James Harden
d. Karl-Anthony Towns
James Harden - James Harden was the season's top scorer.
Held in June at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in New York, who won the 2018 U.S. Open Golf Championship?
a. Tommy Fleetwood
b. Patrick Reed
c. Brooks Koepka
d. Dustin Johnson
Brooks Koepka - With the win, Brooks became the seventh player to win consecutive U.S. Opens.
Captain for the Washington Capitals, what NHL star won his seventh career Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy as leading goal scorer in 2018?
a. Evgeni Malkin
b. Sidney Crosby
c. Connor McDavid
d. Alex Ovechkin
Alex Ovechkin - Ovechkin had 49 goals in 82 games.
The 2018 men's Roger Cup was awarded to Rafael Nadal for what sport on August 12th, 2018?
a. Table Tennis
Tennis - Simona Halep won the women's Roger Cup.
What goaltender, that won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario in July of 2018?
a. Ray Emery
b. Ron Hextall
c. Cam Ward
d. Kari Lehtonen
Ray Emery - Emery was 35 years old.
United States won the gold medal at the 2018 World Lacrosse Championships. What country won the silver medal?
Canada - The Championships were hosted in Israel in July of 2018.
Who was the first pick of the first round at the 2018 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft?
a. Jaren Jackson Jr.
b. Marvin Bagley
c. Trae Young
d. Deandre Ayton
Deandre Ayton - Ayton was selected by the Phoenix Suns.
What NFL team won Super Bowl 52 by a score of 41 to 33 on February 4, 2018?
a. Green Bay Packers
b. Philadelphia Eagles
c. New England Patriots
d. Dallas Cowboys
Philadelphia Eagles - The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots. It was their first Super Bowl win.
His third world title, who won the 2018 World Snooker Championships on May 7th, 2018?
a. Kyren Wilson
b. John Higgins
c. Mark Selby
d. Mark Williams
Mark Williams - Mark Selby had won the title for the previous two years.
Held on April 26-28, who was the first pick in the first round at the 2018 NFL draft?
a. Saquon Barkley
b. Denzel Ward
c. Baker Mayfield
d. Sam Darnold
Baker Mayfield - Five quarterbacks were selected in the first round.
Stan Mikita, who died in August of 2018, played center for which NHL Hockey Team from 1958 to 1980?
a. Montreal Canadians
b. Toronto Maple Leafs
c. Chicago Black Hawks
d. Boston Bruins
Chicago Black Hawks - Stan was 78 years of age.
Taking place on June 10th, in what Province did the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix take place?
c. British Columbia
Quebec - The race was won by Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari.
The 2018 Ashes Series (Ashes Cup) was awarded to Team Australia in what sport on January 8th, 2018?
Cricket - Australia won the series 4-0.
Taking place in Bilbao, Spain, what team won the 2018 European Rugby Champions Cup Final?
a. Glasgow Warriors
b. Racing 92
d. Leicester Tigers
Leinster - Leinster beat Racing 92 with a score of 15 to 12.
From France, what couple won the 2018 World Figure Skating Championships for "ice dance" in March of 2018?
a. Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron
b. Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac
c. Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier
d. Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron - Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot from Spain won the pairs event.
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