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Sport Quiz Questions I


  1. Which British sportsman had a massive rivalry with Jurgen Hingsen?
  2. What is known colloquially as 'the Bible of Cricket'?
  3. In the Tour de France who wears a white jersey with red polka dots?
  4. The game of snooker originated in which country in the latter half of the 19th century?
  5. What name does England rugby coach Eddie Jones use to describe his match-day replacements?
  6. Which country is home to Europe’s finest basketball league?
  7. Which athelete was stripped of her 3 gold and 2 bronze medals won in the 2000 Sydney olympics after admitting the use of steroids?
  8. Who was Formula One World Drivers' Champion four times from 2010 to 2013? And for which racing team did he drive for?
  9. What is the national sport of Papua New Guinea?
  10. Who was top scorer in the 1996 Football World Cup tournament?
  11. In which sport do you hit a hard solid sphere slightly larger than a tennis ball called a sliotar?




  12. What name is given to the periods that the horseback sport of polo is divided into?
  13. Shakehand grip and penhold grip are common grips in which sport?
  14. Which acronym is motorsport's pre-eminent stock-car racing organization?

Answers:

  1. Daley Thompson
  2. Wisden (or Wisden Cricketers' Almanack)
  3. The King of the Mountains
  4. India
  5. Finishers
  6. Spain
  7. Marion Jones
  8. Sebastian Vettel. Red Bull.
  9. Rugby League
  10. Eusebio
  11. Hurling
  12. Chukkas
  13. Table tennis
  14. NASCAR



Sport Quiz II

  1. As of 2016, who was the last footballer to win BBC's Sports Personality of the Year Award?
  2. Which city was the birthplace of Martina Navratilova?
  3. Name the first Canadian athelete to legally break the 10-second barrier in the 100 metres?
  4. In 2009, which horse became the longest-priced winner of the Grand National for 42 years with odds of 100/1?
  5. When first built in 1884, Anfield football stadium was originally home to which football team?
  6. To the closest mile, how long is the course of the Boat Race?
  7. In 2015, England had 2,084, France 648, Scotland 552, and Italy 285 - what do these figures represent?
  8. As of 2016, who was the last American to reach the Men's Singles Wimbledon Final?
  9. Vince Lombardi is a famous name in which sport?
  10. How many bowls does a player have per end in singles bowls tournament?
  11. Who is the only person in athletics history to run faster than 10 seconds for 100 metres, 20 seconds for 200 metres, and 44 seconds for 400 metres?
  12. Simone Biles excels in which sport?
  13. Skaters Torvill and Dean were both born and raised in which British city?
  14. The Commissioner's Trophy is presented each year in which sport?

Answers:

  1. Ryan Giggs (2009)
  2. Prague





  3. Donovan Bailey
  4. Mon Mome
  5. Everton
  6. 4 miles (4 miles and 374 yards)
  7. Number of golf courses
  8. Andy Roddick
  9. American football
  10. Four
  11. Wayde van Niekerk
  12. Gymnastics (2016 Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor gold medalist)
  13. Nottingham
  14. Baseball (winner of the World Series)







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