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Sport Quiz Questions I

  1. Which sport would you associate with Michaela Tabb?
  2. Lewis Hamilton drove for which motor racing team from 2007 to 2012?
  3. True or false? No female athlete has yet run a four-minute mile?
  4. Which controversial former Liverpool footballer played the character Kevin Franks in the film Basic Instinct 2 alongside Sharon Stone?
  5. In the July 2021 squash rankings, 7 out of the top 10 male players in the world came from which country?




  6. The Baskerville Shield is a trophy awarded to the winner between England and New Zealand in which sport?
  7. Which horse won both the 2018 and 2019 Grand National?
  8. Which British female musician participated at the 2014 Winter Olympics in alpine skiing? And which country did she represent?
  9. Which sporting occasion in the United States is known as 'The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports'?
  10. What name is given to the winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting?
  11. Name the second largest city in Japan - it hosted the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final?
  12. In theory, what is the minimum number of possible strokes a tennis player needs to make to win a set?
  13. As of 2021, whose world record in the indoor long jump has stood since 1984?
  14. The name of which martial art is often translated as "the way of unifying with life energy"?
  15. Who made his pro boxing debut against Richard Dawson in 2012?
  16. Which basketball team founded in Minneapolis decided to stick with the same nickname whey they moved to Los Angeles in 1960?
  17. Which male boxer won a bronze medal at heavyweight in the 2008 Olympics?
  18. The winner of which event is presented with the Venus Rosewater Dish?
  19. Deepdale is a football stadium in which English city?
  20. An attacking player, noted for his scissor jump smash, in which sport did Desmond Douglas excel?

Answers:

  1. Snooker or pool (professional referee)
  2. McLaren
  3. True (as of 2021, the female mile record is 4:12.33)
  4. Stan Collymore
  5. Egypt (it's a bit of a mystery why Egypt are so good at squash!)
  6. Rugby League
  7. Tiger Roll
  8. Vanessa-Mae (British violinist). Thailand.
  9. The Kentucky Derby (a horse race held at Churchill Downs)
  10. Biathlon
  11. Yokohama. 2002 Final (when Brazil beat Germany 2-0).
  12. 12 (with four aces in your three sets and for your opponent to double-fault all of his strokes)
  13. Carl Lewis
  14. Aikido
  15. (Former cricketer) Andrew Flintoff
  16. Lakers
  17. Deontay Wilder
  18. Ladies' Singles at Wimbledon
  19. Preston
  20. Table tennis



Quiz II

  1. Which Gaelic games stadium in Dublin is the largest in Europe not usually used for association football?
  2. In the semi-final of the 2014 football world cup, how many goals did Germany score against Brazil?
  3. In which city are the professional rugby union team known as The Brumbies based?
  4. The FIFA Ballon d'Or was an annual association football award presented to the world's best men's player from 2010 to 2015 - what is the translation of the French word 'd'Or'?
  5. Cinderella Man was the nickname of which heavyweight boxing champion?
  6. Which country is credited globally as the capital of polo and has the largest number of 10 handicap players in the world?
  7. In May 2006, which game was the then British Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, photographed playing at his official residence?
  8. Jose Mourinho's first job in coaching was as an interpreter for which manager?
  9. Who is still the men's British 200 metres athletics record-holder, with a time which he set in 1994?
  10. Bowling takes place from the Pavilion End or the Radcliffe Road End in which English cricket ground?
  11. Name the first swimmer to break the one minute barrier for 100-metre freestyle?
  12. In American sport, who is the only quarterback to win a Super Bowl in three different decades?
  13. Tracey Neville is a former international coach in which sport?
  14. According to the rules of golf, what's the maximum number of clubs you're allowed to carry in your golf bag?
  15. Name the first female gymnast from Great Britain to win a medal at the European Championships, World Championships, and Olympic Games?
  16. Ian Botham made eleven appearances in the Football League for which football club?
  17. What is the nickname of darts player Adrian Lewis?
  18. Betty Stove is a former professional in which sport?
  19. Which sword is the largest and heaviest of the three weapons used in the sport of fencing?
  20. Which combat sportsman has the nickname 'The Notorious'?
  21. Which British Paralympic wheelchair athlete has won six gold medals and the London Marathon eight times?
  22. Who in 2019, aged 46, became the oldest ever rower to compete in the University Boat Race?
  23. Can you name the world's most-capped rugby union player?
  24. A slam dunk is a type of shot in which sport?
  25. In which cities were the following sport stars born: (a) Jessica Ennis-Hill, (b) Torvill and Dean, (c) Gary Lineker, (d) Mo Farah, and (e) cyclist Chris Froome?

Answers:

  1. Croke Park
  2. Seven goals in a historic 7–1 win over Brazil
  3. Canberra
  4. Golden
  5. James J. Braddock
  6. Argentina
  7. Croquet
  8. Bobby Robson (at Sporting CP and Porto)
  9. John Regis
  10. Trent Bridge (Nottingham)
  11. Johnny Weissmuller
  12. Tom Brady
  13. Netball
  14. 14
  15. Beth Tweddle
  16. Scunthorpe United
  17. Jackpot
  18. Tennis
  19. Epee
  20. Conor McGregor
  21. David Weir
  22. James Cracknell
  23. Alun Wyn Jones
  24. Basketball
  25. (a) Sheffield, (b) Nottingham, (c) Leicester, (d) Mogadishu (Somalia), and (e) Nairobi (Kenya)



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