Famous Golfers Quiz

Quiz 152 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Famous golfers quiz – Can your contestants identify these ten famous faces from the golfing world? To download the PDF picture quiz, please click on the grey box below:

 

 

 

 

1. Tiger Woods

By Tim Hipps, Special to American Forces Press Service, U.S. Army – http://www.defenselink.mil/; News Article: Tiger Woods Plans Fourth of July Weekend Treat for Troops; exact source for this file (cropped), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6873369

2. Rory McIlroy

By Andrew Campbell (Rory McIlroy) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Nick Faldo

By Flickr user SN#1 [2] modified by me (Flickr [1]) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Michelle Wie

By Keith Allison (originally posted to Flickr as Michelle Wie) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Justin Rose

By Dan Perry [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Greg Norman

By Great White Shark Enterprises (Great White Shark Enterprises) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Laura Davies

By Wojciech Migda (wmigda) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

8. Rickie Fowler

By Keith Allison [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Colin Montgomerie

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10. Jason Day

By Keith Allison [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

Rugby Quiz

Quiz 148 – Round 4 – Sport

Rugby Quiz – Can you identify these national Rugby League teams from their nicknames?

1. The Wolverines

Canada

2. The Dragons

Wales

3. The Rhinos

South Africa

4. The Tomahawks

USA

5. The Kiwis

New Zealand

6. The Vikings

Norway

7. The Wolfhounds

Ireland

8. The Bears

Russia

9. The Bravehearts

Scotland

10. The Wahoos

West Indies

 

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Sports Trivia

Quiz 146 – Round 5 – Sport

Sports Trivia – Pub Quiz Questions and Answers on the topic of sport

1. Which country came top of the medal table in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro?

United States (Great Britain came 2nd)

2. Which country came top of the medal table in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games held in PyeongChang, South Korea?

Norway

3. Which Brazilian-born footballer transferred from Italian club Roma to Chelsea in January 2018 for a reported fee of £17.6 million?

Emerson Palmieri

4. ‘Checkout’, ‘oche’ (pronounced ‘ockey’) and ‘Robin Hood’ are terms used in which sport?

Darts (‘Checkout’ is the number needed to complete a game, ‘oche’ is the line players stand behind and ‘Robin Hood’ is throwing one dart into the shaft of another)

5. In which English city was Gary Lineker born?

Leicester

6. How many players are there on a water polo team?

7

7. Which British skeleton racer won two consecutive gold medals in the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics?

Lizzy Yarnold

8. In which year did Venus Williams win her first Wimbledon singles title?

2000

9. What colour karate belt is a beginner required to wear in the majority of schools?

White

10. What term is used for scoring one over par on a hole in golf?

Bogey

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FA Cup Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 2 – Sport

FA Cup quiz – Which teams won the FA Cup final in the years listed? We will only give dates as far back as 1980. The FA Cup seasons run over two years, but these are the years when the final was played.

1. 1997, 2000, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012

Chelsea

2. 1987

Coventry City

3. 1984 and 1995

Everton

4. 2008

Portsmouth

5. 1993, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014, 2015 and 2017

Arsenal

6. 2013

Wigan Athletic

7. 1986, 1989, 1992, 2001 and 2006

Liverpool

8. 1981, 1982 and 1991

Tottenham Hotspur

9. 1983, 1985, 1990, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004 and 2016

Manchester United

10. 1988

Wimbledon

 

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Winter Olympics Quiz

Quiz 142 – Round 2 – Winter Olympics

Winter Olympics Quiz – In which sport did the following team GB members compete in the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics?

1. Lizzy Yarnold

Women’s Skeleton

2. Izzy Atkin

Women’s Freestyle Skiing

3. Billy Morgan

Men’s Snowboarding

4. Dominic Parsons

Men’s Skeleton

5. Elise Christie

Women’s Short Track Speed Skating

6. Dave Ryding

Alpine Skiing – Men’s/Mixed Slalom

7. Mica McNeill

Women’s Boblseigh

8. Kyle Smith

Men’s Curling

9. Penny Coomes

Figure Skating – Ice Dancing

10. Adam Rosen

Luge

 

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Football nicknames quiz

Quiz 141 – Round 6 – Sport

Football Nicknames Quiz – The following are international footballers often known by only one name, whether that be a nickname or a part of their first or surname. But can you recognise them from their full names? You may wish to use the printed version of this quiz (available by clicking the grey box at the bottom of the page) owing to the pronunciation of some of the names.

1. Ronaldo de Assis Moreira

Ronaldinho

2. Javier Hernández Balcázar

Chicharito

3. Edson Arantes do Nascimento

Pelé

4. Marcos Aoás Corrêa

Marquinhos

5. Manuel Francisco dos Santos

Garrincha

6. Arthur Antunes Coimbra

Zico

7. Xavier Hernández Creus

Xavi

8. Gabriel Fernández Arenas

Gabi

9. Robson De Souza

Robinho

10. Ricardo Izecson Dos Santos Leite

Kaka

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Sports Quiz 2017

2017 Quiz – Round 6 – Sport

Sports Quiz 2017 – Who won the following sporting events this year?

1. Wimbledon Men’s Singles champion

Roger Federer

2. Wimbledon Women’s Singles champion

Garbiñe Muguruza

3. Winning horse in the Grand National

One For Arthur

4. British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton

5. Super Bowl

New England Patriots

6. Tour de France Yellow Jersey

Chris Froome

7. Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins

8. UEFA Champions League (2016-2017 season)

Real Madrid

9. UEFA Women’s Euro

Netherlands

10. Dafabet Masters (Snooker)

Ronnie O’Sullivan

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Sporting Venues Quiz

Quiz 137 – Round 6 – Sport

Sporting venues quiz – In which countries are the following sports venues?

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1. Nakayama Racecourse

Japan

2. Buddh International Circuit

India

3. Flemington Racecourse

Australia

4. Churchill Downs

USA

5. Hockenheimring

Germany

6. Rungrado 1st of May Stadium

North Korea

7. Estadio Azteca

Mexico

8. Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Canada

9. Goodwood Circuit

UK

10. FNB Stadium (First National Bank)

South Africa

 

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Formula One Quiz

Quiz 136 – Round 4 – Sport

Formula One Quiz – From which countries do/did these racing drivers come?

1. Sebastian Vettel

Germany

2. Jos Verstappen

Netherlands

3. Rubens Barrichello

Brazil

4. Kimi Räikkönen

Finland

5. Fernando Alonso

Spain

6. Mark Webber

Australia

7. Gerhard Berger

Austria

8. Jacques Villeneuve

Canada

9. Eddie Cheever

USA

10. Ronnie Peterson

Sweden

 

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Basketball teams quiz

Quiz 134 – Round 2 – Sport

Basketball teams quiz – Which US cities are home to the following basketball teams?

1. Lakers

Los Angeles

2. 76ers

Philadelphia

3. Rockets

Houston

4. Cavaliers

Cleveland

5. Mavericks

Dallas

6. Raptors

Toronto

7. Celtics

Boston

8. Timberwolves

Minnesota

9. Wizards

Washington

10. Pistons

Detroit

 

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Sporting terms quiz

Quiz 132 – Round 6 – Sport

Sporting terms quiz – We will give you three terms used in the same sport. Can you identify which sport uses all three of those words in its terminology?

1. Backswing, lob and deuce

Tennis

2. Quiver, fletching and upshot

Archery

3. Spike, shank and dig

Volleyball

4. Piste, moguls and baseplate

Skiing

5. Chukka, knock-in and mallet

Polo

6. Backwall shot, boast and hand

Squash

7. Axel jump, camel spin and hydroblading

Figure skating

8. Scrum, flanker and full-back

Rugby

9. Buddy check, Nitrox and surface interval

Scuba diving

10. Aero bars, road race and pannier

Cycling

 

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British Female Athletes Quiz

Quiz 131 – Round 1 – Picture Round

British female athletes/Sports women picture round. Below you can download the picture round PDF which includes ten pictures of British women who made their name in sport. Can you identify them?

 

 

 

 

1. Jade Jones

By Tasnim News Agency, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54371961

2. Katerina Johnson-Thompson

By Jim Thurston from London, UK – Katarina Johnson-Thompson (centre)Uploaded by Kafuffle, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21378617

3. Victoria Pendleton

By Nicola – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=56581716

4. Rebecca Adlington

By Richard Gillin from St Albans, UK – Becky AdlingtonUploaded by Kafuffle, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21377206

5. Kelly Holmes

By SportBusiness – Flickr: Kelly Holmes, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16659698

6. Laura Davies

By Wojciech Migda (wmigda) – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7552783

7. Sally Gunnell

By Sally_Gunnell_in_1995.jpg: User:Electric.tapirderivative work: Ukexpat – This file was derived fromSally Gunnell in 1995.jpg:, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24749807

8. Fatima Whitbread

By LailaSohila (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Mary Rand

By Koch, Eric / Anefo [CC BY-SA 3.0 nl (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Christine Ohuruogu

By Arian Zwegers from Brussels, Belgium – Brussels, Memorial Van Damme, Christine Ohuruogu, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=46653633

 

 

Knights and Dames quiz

Quiz 130 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Sporting knights and dames quiz. This week’s picture round is a selection of men and women who have been given this honour by the queen. Can you identify the knights and dames?

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1. Sir Stirling Moss

By AngMoKio – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37061773

2. Sir Nick Faldo

By Flickr user SN#1 [2] modified by me (Flickr [1]) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Dame Tanni-Grey Thompson

By rjp (Flickr: Dame Tanni) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Dame Ellen MacArthur

By Amplified2010 – Day 4 – IBM Start Summit, Lancaster HouseUploaded by Badzil, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12311985

5. Sir Tony McCoy

By Sinn Féin [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Dame Sarah Storey

By Bill – Sarah StoreyUploaded by Kafuffle, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23390376

7. Sir Trevor Brooking

By Egghead06 – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=36313843

8. Sir Gareth Edwards

By Neil Bennett – https://www.flickr.com/photos/montagecomms/1201359979, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37076073

9. Sir Roger Bannister

By © Pruneau / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6207421

10. Sir Henry Segrave

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Sport Quiz

Quiz 130 – Round 5 – Sport

1. How long should a tennis court be?

78 feet (23.77 metres – I would advise accepting answers within 3 feet/one metre)

2. How many Formula One World Championships were won by Michael Schumacher?

7 (1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004)

3. In the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Greg Rutherford took Bronze in the men’s long jump behind South Africa’s Manyonga who won silver. Who took gold?

Jeff Henderson (USA)

4. Which number sits at the bottom of the circle on a dartboard?

3

5. Who won the 2017 Tour de France?

Chris Froome

6. Which three football teams were promoted to the Premier League at the end of the 2016-2017 season?

Newcastle United, Brighton & Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town

7. In which year was the first UEFA European Championship held?

1960

8. How many snooker balls are on the table at the beginning of a frame?

22

9. Which golfing term means 3 under par?

Albatross

10. In which country are the 2018 Winter Olympic Games scheduled to be held?

South Korea (Pyeongchang)

 

 

 

 

Sports Terms Quiz

Quiz 129 – Round 2 – Sport

Sports terms quiz – We will give you three words or phrases used in a specific sport. Can you tell us which sport they are used in?

1. Block, clinch and prop

Boxing

2. Cox, blade and quad

Rowing

3. Gapper, K and screwball

Baseball

4. Crease, bail and innings

Cricket

5. Handicap, flight and birdie

Golf

6. Blinkers, handicap and maiden

Horse racing

7. Rest hold, finisher and low-carder

Wrestling

8. Shuttle, alley and baseline

Badminton

9. Feint, lunge and riposte

Fencing

10. Slider, gripper and sweep

Curling

 

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Wimbledon Quiz

Quiz 128 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Wimbledon Quiz. This week’s picture round is a selection of players, five men and five women, who seeded within the top ten at Wimbledon 2017. Can you identify them?

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1. Stan Wawrinka

By Carine06 from UK – Stan Wawrinka, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60177480

2. Venus Williams

By si.robi – Williams V. WM16 (25), CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50252208

3. Karolina Plíšková

By si.robi – Pliskova Ka. WM16 (5), CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50252282

4. Johanna Konta

By original work: Andrew Campbellderivative work: Vinkje83 – This file has been extracted from another file: Johanna Konta (27908353263).jpg, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=58396142

5. Marin Čilić

By Carine06 from UK – Marin Cilic, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60663027

6. Caroline Wozniacki

By Andrew Campbell – Caroline Wozniacki, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60596240

7. Angelique Kerber

By Tatiana from Moscow, Russia – Angelique Kerber, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=45597517

8. Novak Djokovic

By Tatiana from Moscow, Russia (Novak Djokovic) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Rafael Nadal

By Tourism Victoria from Australia – Rafa Nadal (Spain), CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=47369521

10. Kei Nishikori

By si robi – https://www.flickr.com/photos/sirobi/29235626754/in/photolist-EXNvG5-ChMq8u-DcYFHu-ChUxbn-EPCDKU-Fg7umF-Eipub1-EUP3fh-DZsMWy-EXaYU4-ENZRqv-Ev4uky-EoJSV6-DZPTYR-EoHdn6-EoGXzv-DZQkBe-MZb1iZ-Lxsehf-KfmFUh, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=52617076

 

Footballers Quiz

Quiz 127 – Round 6 – Sport

Footballers Quiz – In which country were these famous footballers born?

1. Lionel Messi

Argentina

2. Luis Suarez

Uruguay

3. N’Golo Kanté

France

4. Sergio Ramos

Spain

5. Jérôme Boateng

Germany

6. Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal

7. Luka Modrić

Croatia (Yugoslavia at the time)

8. Alexis Sánchez

Chile

9. Gareth Bale

Wales

10. Kasper Schmeichel

Denmark

 

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Darts Quiz

Quiz 125 – Round 4 – Sport

Darts Quiz. Below you will find ten nicknames for darts players. Can you give their real name from their nickname?

1. The Crafty Cockney

Eric Bristow

2. The Power

Phil Taylor

3. Diamond Dave

Dave Askew

4. McDanger

Les Wallace

5. The Dutch Destroyer

Vincent van der Voort (Arjan Moen also)

6. The Tornado

Tony West

7. Hawaii 501

Wayne Mardle

8. The Spanish Assassin

Carlos Rodríguez

9. The Hammer

Andy Hamilton

10. The Badger

Dave Prins

 

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British Olympic Medal Winners

Quiz 123 – Round 4 – Sport

British Olympic Medal Winners quiz. The following are British Olympians, but in which specific events did they win Gold?

1. Daley Thompson

Decathlon (1980 and 1984)

2. Mary Rand

Long jump (1964)

3. Jessica Ennis-Hill

Heptathlon (2012)

4. Tessa Sanderson

Javelin (1984)

5. Sebastian Coe

1500 metres (1980 and 1984)

6. Denise Lewis

Heptathlon (2000)

7. Harold Abrahams

100 metres (1924)

8. Sally Gunnell

400m hurdles (1992)

9. Mary Peters

Pentathlon (1972)

10. Jade Jones

Taekwondo 57kg (2012 and 2016)

 

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Sport Quiz

Quiz 122 – Round 5 – Sport

1. The highest ever football transfer fee, as of the end of the transfer window in 2016, was $105 million (£89.3 million). For which player was this sum paid?

Paul Pogba (on his return to Manchester United)

2. Which type of animal was the mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil?

An armadillo (named Fuleco)

3. What is the maximum amount time a golf player may take to look for a lost ball?

5 minutes

4. How many points in basketball is a successful ‘free throw’ worth?

One point (An unopposed attempt to score, usually following a foul)

5. How many points is a green ball worth in snooker?

Three

6. How many players may one ice hockey team have on the ice at one time?

Six (One in goal and five skaters)

7. Which American former boxer, who competed between 1977 and 2006, was known as ‘The Hitman’?

Tommy Hearns

8. In which year was beach volleyball introduced as an official Olympic sport?

1996

9. How many ‘frames’ are played in a game of ten-pin bowling?

Ten

10. How many players are there on a men’s field lacrosse team?

Ten