Sports Trivia Questions XIVFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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What sport became popular in the US in the 1930s, in part because
of a new shuttlecock invented by Seattle retailer Eddie Bauer?
b. Game hunting
Despite becoming the most decorated figure skater in US history
with five World Championships, she never won an Olympic gold. Who?
a. Michelle Kwan
b. Kristi Yamaguchi
c. Tara Lipinsky
d. Dorothy Hamill
In 1987, what first baseman set a season's record when he hit six
grand slams and tied another when he homered in eight straight games?
a. Don Mattingly
b. Andre Dawson
c. Keith Hernandez
d. Wade Boggs
Before playing for the St Louis Cardinals, Bob Gibson played a few
seasons for what other team?
a. Chicago Bears
b. US Olympic track team
c. Harlem Globetrotters
d. New York Rangers
In 1968, who threw 13 shutouts and set a record with an ERA of just
a. Warren Spahn
b. Bob Gibson
c. Sandy Koufax
d. Don Drysdale
Deion Sanders once shuttled back and forth, commuting between his
NFL and MLB jobs for what two teams in the same city?
a. New York Mets and Jets
b. Detroit Tigers and Lions
c. Atlanta Braves and Falcons
d. LA Dodgers and Rams
Each of these is a real Olympic mascot. Which one is sometimes
called the first-ever Olympic mascot?
a. Misha the Bear
b. Waldi the Dachshund
c. Amik the Beaver
d. Sam the Eagle
Britain's Daley Thompson became the second person to win two
straight Olympic decathlons. Which American was the first person to do so?
a. Bob Mathias
b. Rafer Johnson
c. Bruce Jenner
d. Jim Thorpe
First won by France's Maurice Gavin, what sports event was founded
by French newspaper editor Henri Desgrange in 1903 as a publicity stunt?
a. French Open
b. Le Mans
c. Tour de France
d. World Cup of Soccer
Often considered the best defensive center fielder to ever play the
game, who was also a hitting powerhouse, setting a record with 793 doubles?
a. Willie Keeler
b. Tris Speaker
c. George Sisler
d. Buck Ewing
Gene Conley was the first pro athlete to be part of two major
league championship teams in different sports. Which two teams?
a. Montreal Canadiens and Philadelphia Warriors
b. Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bears
c. Milwaukee Braves and Boston Celtics
d. Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves
He was the first person to hit a major league home run and make a
pro football touchdown in the same week ... and he did it twice. Who is he?
a. Deion Sanders
b. Jim Thorpe
c. Bo Jackson
d. Gene Conley
In 1988, Ben Johnson briefly held the world record for running the
100-m dash in 9.79 seconds. Who finally tied that record in 1999?
a. Leroy Burrell
b. Maurice Greene
c. Donovan Bailey
d. Carl Lewis
What Atlanta university cheers on teams called the Stormy
a. Morehouse College
b. Oglethorpe University
c. Wesleyan College
d. Emory University
From 1968 to 1996, what team made the NHL playoffs a record 29
straight times, winning two Stanley Cups in the process?
a. Boston Bruins
b. Philadelphia Flyers
c. Pittsburgh Penguins
d. Edmonton Oilers
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