Sports Trivia Questions #24 Printable Trivia Questions About Sports
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Brothers Joe and Fred Davis were World Champions in which sport?
Snooker - They also won World Championships in billiards as well.
A World number one player for five years, American Donald Budge was the first player to win the Grand Slam in which sport?
Tennis - Budge died at a nursing home on January 26th, 2000 at the age of 84.
An Olympic sport since 1992, how high is an official net in badminton?
a. 5ft 6in
b. 4ft 6in
5ft - It is believed that the game of badminton was created by British military officers stationed in India during the mid-1800s.
Starting in 1959, how many times did the Boston Celtics win consecutive NBA titles?
8 - As of 2015, the Boston Celtics have won seventeen championships, the of any NBA franchise.
In which sport is the Grand Champion known as a "Yokozuna"?
a. Sumo Wrestling
Sumo Wrestling - Sumo Wrestling originated in Japan.
How many pockets are there on a standard pool or snooker table?
6 - The playing surface of a snooker table is 11 feet 8.5 inches by 5 ft 10 inches.
Formed in 1992 and based in Tampa, Florida, the professional sports team "Tampa Bay Lightning" compete in which sport?
b. Ice Hockey
c. American Football
Ice Hockey - In the 2003-2004 season, Tampa Bay won the Stanley Cup beating the Calgary flames 4 games to 3.
The Welsh Grand National, a major race in British Horseracing, is run at which track?
Chepstow - The track is located just outside of the town of Chepstow in Monmouthshire, Wales.
Which of these events is NOT featured in the Olympic Decathlon?
c. Pole Vault
d. Shot Put
800m - Ashton Eaton was the decathlon winner at the 2012 Olympic Games held in London.
With which sport would you associate Rodney Eyles, Peter Nicol and Cassie Campion?
d. Table Tennis
Squash - Forbes rated squash as the number one healthiest sport to play in 2003.
Which International Rugby Union team are nicknamed the "Springboks"?
a. New Zealand
d. South Africa
South Africa - The Springboks won the Rugby World Cup in 1995 and 2007.
Setting 90 Major League Baseball records during his career, which professional baseball player was nicknamed "The Georgia Peach"?
a. Ty Cobb
b. Randy Johnson
c. Babe Ruth
d. Hank Aaron
Ty Cobb - Cobb is regarded by most baseball enthusiasts as one of the greatest players of all time.
Originating in England during the 19th century, what is the national sport of China?
d. Table Tennis
Table Tennis - Table tennis has been an Olympic sport since 1988.
What is the value of the center bulls eye on a dartboard?
50 - The standard numbering on a dartboard was created by Brian Gamlin in 1896.
The Thomas Cup and the Uber Cup are team events in what sport?
a. Table Tennis
Badminton - The Thomas Cup tournaments were first held in 1948.
Built in 1991, the Grand Prix racing track "Circuit De Catalunya" is located in which city?
Barcelona - The name of the track was changed to Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in 2013.
The "Jim Thorpe Award" is awarded to the most valuable player in which sport?
a. American Baseball
b. Ice Hockey
c. American Basketball
d. American College Football
American College Football - The Jim Thorpe Award was first issued in 1986.
The first Women's Rugby Union World Cup was won by which nation?
USA - The United States has not won since.
Rudy Hartono was an eight time All-England Champion in what sport?
c. Table Tennis
Badminton - He won seven times consecutively from 1968 to 1974.
The annual championship game of the American National Football League (NFL), in what month is the Super Bowl normally played?
January - The first Super Bowl took place on January 15th, 1967.
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