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Every year - The first Super Bowl was played in 1967.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

7ft - The men's shot put competition has been a part of the modern Olympics since 1896.What is the diameter of the throwing circle used in the "Shot Put" track and field event?

a. 10ft
b. 7ft
c. 12ft
d. 5ft

Wilt Chamberlain - Wilt scored 100 points while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962.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

Orange - The World Snooker Championship have taken place since 1927.Which color of ball would you not find on a snooker table?

a. Orange
b. Yellow
c. Red
d. Pink

Ice Hockey - Lacrosse is the official summer sport of Canada.Which sport is the official winter sport of Canada?

a. Curling
b. Broomball
c. Skiing
d. Ice Hockey

Richard Petty - Richard's best season was in 1967, when he won 27 races.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

Davis Cup - The Davis Cup is an international team event in men's tennis.Which of these events is NOT one of the four tennis Majors (Grand Slam tournaments)?

a. French Open
b. Australian Open
c. Wimbledon
d. Davis Cup

9 - A regulation dart board is 17 3/4 inches in diameter.What is the lowest number of darts required for a player to win a 501 dart game?

a. 12
b. 18
c. 9
d. 15

22 yards - Many historians believe that cricket was originally a children's game.What is the distance between the wickets in a game of cricket?

a. 18 yards
b. 22 yards
c. 26 yards
d. 32 yard

Yellow - The first Tour de France took place in 1903.What color jersey is awarded to the race leader in the "Tour de France"?

a. Yellow
b. Red
c. Blue
d. Green

Table Tennis - China dominates the sport.Awarded since 1926, the "Swaythling Cup" is contested in which sport?

a. Tennis
b. Athletics
c. Badminton
d. Table Tennis

Baseball - As of 2017, the Dodgers have won six World Series titles.Established in 1883, the "Los Angeles Dodgers" compete in which American sport?

a. Football
b. Baseball
c. Ice Hockey
d. Basketball

1877 - The Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world.In what year did the first ever "Wimbledon Tennis Championship" take place?

a. 1877
b. 1957
c. 1967
d. 1907

32 - The teams are divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference. As of 2017, how many teams are there in the National Football League?

a. 32
b. 28
c. 34
d. 30

Vancouver - Canada won the most gold medals with 14.In what Canadian city were the 2010 Winter Olympics held?

a. Montreal
b. Calgary
c. Edmonton
d. Vancouver

2 - Rugby Union originated in England sometime during the first half of the 19th century.Conversions are worth how many points in "Rugby Union"?

a. 3
b. 5
c. 2
d. 4

7 - The men's heptathlon consists of long jump, shot put, high jump, pole vault, hurdles and two running events.            How many track and field events are featured in an "Olympic Heptathlon"?

a. 6
b. 5
c. 7
d. 4

16 - The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Quebec Bulldogs 16 to 3 in March of 1920.Achieved by the Montreal Canadiens, what is the record for most goals scored by one team in an NHL game?

a. 10
b. 12
c. 14
d. 16

California - Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers and the Sacramento Kings.Which of the following US states has four NBA teams?

a. New York
b. Florida
c. California
d. Texas

Baseball - The first baseball game in Cuba took place in 1874.What is the official national sport of Cuba?

a. Baseball
b. Soccer
c. Boxing
d. Volleyball

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