Sports Trivia Questions #30General Sports Trivia
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How often does the National Football League's "Super Bowl" occur?
a. Every 5 years
b. Every 4 years
c. Every 2 years
d. Every year
Every year - The first Super Bowl was played in 1967.
What is the diameter of the throwing circle used in the "Shot Put" track and field event?
7ft - The men's shot put competition has been a part of the modern Olympics since 1896.
Set in 1962, what basketball star holds the NBA record for most points in a single game?
a. Oscar Robertsons
b. Shaquille O'Neal
c. Michael Jordan
d. Wilt Chamberlain
Wilt Chamberlain - Wilt scored 100 points while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962.
Which color of ball would you not find on a snooker table?
Orange - The World Snooker Championship have taken place since 1927.
Which sport is the official winter sport of Canada?
d. Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey - Lacrosse is the official summer sport of Canada.
Known as "The King", what professional driver ended his career with a record 200 NASCAR wins?
a. David Pearson
b. Richard Petty
c. Dale Earnhardt
d. Bobby Allison
Richard Petty - Richard's best season was in 1967, when he won 27 races.
Which of these events is NOT one of the four tennis Majors (Grand Slam tournaments)?
a. French Open
b. Australian Open
d. Davis Cup
Davis Cup - The Davis Cup is an international team event in men's tennis.
What is the lowest number of darts required for a player to win a 501 dart game?
9 - A regulation dart board is 17 3/4 inches in diameter.
What is the distance between the wickets in a game of cricket?
a. 18 yards
b. 22 yards
c. 26 yards
d. 32 yard
22 yards - Many historians believe that cricket was originally a children's game.
What color jersey is awarded to the race leader in the "Tour de France"?
Yellow - The first Tour de France took place in 1903.
Awarded since 1926, the "Swaythling Cup" is contested in which sport?
d. Table Tennis
Table Tennis - China dominates the sport.
Established in 1883, the "Los Angeles Dodgers" compete in which American sport?
c. Ice Hockey
Baseball - As of 2017, the Dodgers have won six World Series titles.
In what year did the first ever "Wimbledon Tennis Championship" take place?
1877 - The Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world.
As of 2017, how many teams are there in the National Football League?
32 - The teams are divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.
In what Canadian city were the 2010 Winter Olympics held?
Vancouver - Canada won the most gold medals with 14.
Conversions are worth how many points in "Rugby Union"?
2 - Rugby Union originated in England sometime during the first half of the 19th century.
How many track and field events are featured in an "Olympic Heptathlon"?
7 - The men's heptathlon consists of long jump, shot put, high jump, pole vault, hurdles and two running events.
Achieved by the Montreal Canadiens, what is the record for most goals scored by one team in an NHL game?
16 - The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Quebec Bulldogs 16 to 3 in March of 1920.
Which of the following US states has four NBA teams?
a. New York
California - Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers and the Sacramento Kings.
What is the official national sport of Cuba?
Baseball - The first baseball game in Cuba took place in 1874.
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