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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?


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?


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


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







Sports Quiz

Quiz 121 – Round 5 – Sport

1. Who has been the longest-serving England national football team manager to date?

Walter Winterbottom (1946-1962)

2. In which sport was Wilton Norman ‘Wilt’ Chamberlain a famous name?


3. Which three individual sports are combined to make an Olympic triathlon?

Swimming, cycling and running

4. How many concentric circles form an archery target?

5 (White, black, blue, red and yellow, from outer to inner)

5. Which nationality is the Formula One racing driver Sebastian Vettel?


6. Who was the first woman ever to win an Olympic boxing title?

Nicola Adams (2012 Olympic Games)

7. In which decade was football’s ‘European Cup’ rebranded to become the ‘UEFA Champions League’?

1990s (1992)

8. Which golfer holds the record for most match wins overall at the Ryder Cup?

Nick Faldo (23)

9. The ‘perfect’ 501 game can be completed with how many darts?

9 (See this link for options if specifics are required)

10. How long is a standard field hockey pitch?

100 yards/91.4 metres





Quiz 119 – Round 5 – Sport

1. Which Sutton United goalkeeper hit the headlines in February 2017 when he was forced to resign after encouraging bets on whether or not he would eat a pie on camera during his next match?

Wayne Shaw

2. Which Brazilian racing driver was Formula One World Champion in 1972 and 1974?

Emerson Fittipaldi

3. ‘Shakehand’ and ‘Penhold’ are the two most common types of grip in which sport?

Table Tennis

4. What does NASCAR stand for?

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing

5. The ‘Dodgers’ are a baseball team from which US city?

Los Angeles

6. As long as they are two points ahead, the winner of a game of badminton is the first to achieve how many points?


7. Who won Great Britain’s first medal in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?

Adam Peaty ( Gold in the men’s 100m breaststroke – World record of 57.13 seconds)

8. Which type of wood most commonly forms the blade of a cricket bat?


9. Which two football teams competed in the 2016 FA Cup Final?

Crystal Palace and Manchester United (Manchester United won 2-1 after extra time)

10. Who won the World Snooker Championship in 2001, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2013?

Ronnie O’Sullivan





National Football Stadiums

Quiz 117 – Round 4 – Sport

National football stadiums quiz. We will give you the name of ten stadiums which are used as a main national stadium. You need to tell us the name of the country which uses each stadium.

1. Aviva Stadium

Republic of Ireland

2. Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny

Ivory Coast

3. Windsor Park

Northern Ireland

4. Teddy Stadium


5. Ernst Happel Stadion


6. Eden Arena

Czech Republic

7. Millennium Stadium


8. Estadio Centenario


9. Luzhniki Stadium


10. Estadio Azteca



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Quiz 116 – Round 3 – Sport

1. Which Australian tennis player was nicknamed ‘Rusty’, after the son of the Griswald family in the National Lampoon films?

Lleyton Hewitt

2. In which sport do teams compete for the Melrose Cup?

Rugby Union

3. Who is the football player who was youngest at their England debut match?

Theo Walcott (17 years 75 days old on the 30th May 2006 when England played Hungary)

4. Who is the oldest football player to have played for England?

Stanley Matthews (42 years 103 days old on 15th May 1957 when England played Denmark)

5. How many hurdles are there in a 110m hurdles race?


6. How many fences must the horses jump in the Grand National?

30 (Two laps of a course which has 16 fences, the first 14 of which are jumped twice)

7. Which British equestrian has competed in 7 different Olympic Games?

Nick Skelton (1988, 1992, 1996, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016)

8. Which golfing term means scoring three under par?


9. In cycling terms, what does BMX stand for?

Bicycle Motocross

10. Which sportswear and sporting equipment company was founded in Bolton by Joe and Jeff Foster in 1958?






Sports Quiz 2016

2016 Quiz – Round 6 – Sport

Sports Quiz 2016. Another round all about winners – but this time all of the sporting variety.

1. Name the winning cyclist in the Tour de France.

Chris Froome

2. Who won the Wimbledon Men’s singles title?

Andy Murray

3. Name the winning horse in the Grand National.

Rule the World

4. Which team won the UEFA Champions League final?

Real Madrid

5. Name the winning athlete in the men’s Decathlon in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Ashton Eaton (United States)

6. Which was the winning team in Super Bowl 50?

Denver Broncos

7. Which country won the Ryder Cup?

United States

8. Who was the winning snooker player in the Dafabet Masters this year?

Ronnie O’Sullivan

9. Which driver won the 2016 British Grand Prix?

Lewis Hamilton

10. Name the winner of the Rio 2016 men’s 5000 metre final.

Mo Farah


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Sport quiz questions

Quiz 114 – Round 5 – Sport

1. Which country won their first ever Davis Cup title in 2016?


2. Which Formula One racing driver announced his retirement in December 2016, five days after winning the World Championship title?

Nico Rosberg

3. How many people have held the post of England national football team manager during the course of 2016?

3 (Roy Hodgson, Sam Allardyce and Gareth Southgate)

4. At which racecourse is the St Leger Stakes run?


5. Since the system of full seeding was introduced in 1927 only two men have won the Wimbledon singles title whilst unseeded. Can you name either?

Boris Becker (1985) or Goran Ivanisevic (2001)

6. How many times have the modern Summer Olympic Games been held in Greece?

Twice (Athens in 1896 and 2004)

7. What is the minimum number of darts required to achieve a score of 501?

Nine (There are a variety of ways to achieve this, one being to score treble 20 (60) seven times in a row (=420), followed by treble 19 (57 – total is now 477) and then double 12 (24 – total is now 501)

8. Which Essex-born snooker player earned the nickname ‘The Rocket’?

Ronnie O’Sullivan

9. In which sport do the Pittsburgh Steelers compete?

American Football

10. Which football player holds the record for most goals scored in the Premier League?

Alan Shearer (260 goals – Wayne Rooney has scored 194 goals at time of writing – see list here)







Quiz 113 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Cricketers Quiz – Can you identify these famous faces from the world of cricket? To download the PDF Picture round, please click on the link below:





1. Jonny Bairstow

By Mcadge (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Chris Gayle

By NAPARAZZI (CHRIS GAYLE) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

3. David Warner

By Danausi – Own work, Public Domain,

4. Wasim Akram

By [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Imran Khan

By Jawad Zakariya, CC BY-SA 3.0,

6. W. G. Grace

By Herbert Rose Barraud (1845-1896) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Adam Gilchrist

By Luton Anderson (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Andrew (Freddie) Flintoff

By Blnguyen (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Brian Lara

By Bollywood Hungama [CC BY 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Shane Warne

By Tourism Victoria from Australia (CWC launch with Shane Warne) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Winter Sports Quiz

Christmas Quiz 4 – Round 3 – Winter Sports

1. Which female member of Team GB won a gold medal in the Skeleton event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

Lizzy Yarnold

2. How many people are there in a curling team?


3. Which four-lettered winter sport is the French word for ‘sledge’ or ‘toboggan’?


4. In which country will the 2018 Winter Olympic Games be held?

South Korea (Pyeongchang)

5. In skiing, which piste colour denotes a beginner’s slope?


6. Which country has won the most Winter Olympic medals to date?

Norway (329 medals since 1896, followed by the United States with 282)

7. Torville and Dean famously won Gold at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics, but they also won a medal at the 1994 Lillehammer games. Which colour was the medal?


8. Which 1993 American comedy film is loosely based on the Jamaican bobsleigh team’s debut entry into the 1998 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada?

Cool Runnings

9. Which two sports are included in the Winter Olympic Biathlon?

Skiing and shooting (cross-country skiing and rifle shooting)

10. Bobsleigh has two events with different numbers of competitors in each team. How many people are in a bobsleigh in each of the two events? (Give two numbers as your answer)

2 and 4


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WAGs Quiz

Quiz 112 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture quiz is a selection of WAGs of well-known footballers. There is as option on how to run this round. You can either ask contestants to name the WAG or alternatively the footballer they are married to or associated with.

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1. Victoria Beckham (David Beckham)

By Tawny Kate-aen from San Antonio, TX, USA – IMG_03540, CC BY 2.0,

2. Shakira (Gerard Piqué)

By Marcello Casal Jr/Agência Brasil – Agência Brasil, CC BY 3.0 br,

3. Danielle Bux/Lineker (former wife of Gary Lineker)

This is a cropped version of “Danielle Lineker and Gary Lineker,” ©2010 Liton Ali, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license:

4. Abbey Clancy/Crouch (Peter Crouch)

By Dell Inc. [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Danielle Lloyd/O’Hara (Was married to Jamie O’Hara and previously dated Marcus Bent, Jermaine Defoe and allegedly had an affair with Teddy Sheringham)

By SPakhrin (Shooter – Movie premiere) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Ana Ivanovic (Bastian Schweinsteiger)

By Tatiana from Moscow, Russia (Ana Ivanovic) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Jamelia (Darren Byfield)

By david mbiyu/ from London, UK – DSC00175, CC BY 2.0,

8. Frankie Sandford/Bridge (Wayne Bridge)

By rosieecr (Flickr: THE SATURDAYS) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Christine Bleakley (Frank Lampard)

Austenlennon at English Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Louise Redknapp (Jamie Redknapp)

By damo1977 [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons



Trophy Quiz

Quiz 112 – Round 4 – Sport

Trophy Quiz – In which sport are the following trophies and awards contested?

1. America’s Cup


2. The ‘Claret Jug’

Golf (Golf Champion Trophy)

3. Vince Lombardi Trophy

American Football

4. Webb Ellis Cup


5. Stanley Cup

Ice Hockey

6. Sobers-Tissera Trophy

Cricket (Winner of Test series between West Indies and Sri Lanka)

7. Davis Cup


8. Naismith Trophy


9. Silver Slugger Award


10. FA Cup



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Sport quiz questions

Quiz 110 – Round 3 – Sport

1. Michael Phelps won the most medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games but two other competitors from the USA came joint second – can you name either?

Katie Ledecky (Swimming) or Simone Biles (Artistic Gymnastics)

2. Which former West Indian cricketer earned himself the nickname of ‘Whispering Death’, due to his quiet approach to the bowling crease?

Michael Holding

3. In which decade was a wooden racket used at Wimbledon for the last time?

1980s (1987 –

4. In which sport could you encounter the terms ‘yuko’, ‘koka’, ‘ippon’ and ‘waza-ari’?


5. Which two boxers competed in the ‘Thrilla in Manila’?

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier

6. According to the 2016 Forbes list, who is the world’s highest paid footballer?

Christiano Ronaldo

7. How long is a Rugby Union match, not including time lost or extra time?

80 minutes

8. In which city were the 1996 Summer Olympic Games held?

Atlanta, Georgia

9. In which sport is the ‘America’s Cup’ contested?

Yacht Sailing

10. Which country won UEFA Euro 2016?






Sport quiz questions

Quiz 108 – Round 3 – Sport

1. 42 Olympic sports were included in the 2016 Games in Rio, but how many were included in the following Paralympics?

23 (

2. Which male tennis player successfully defended his singles title at the 2016 Australian Open?

Novak Djokovic

3. A which stadium was the 2016 UEFA Champions League final played?

San Siro stadium, Milan

4. How many players are there on an ice hockey team?


5. The rules of which sport are sometimes referred to as the ‘Knickerbocker Rules’ or the ‘Cartwright Rules’?


6. How did twenty-one-year-old Charlotte Brew achieve a sporting first on 2nd April 1977?

She became the first woman to ride in the Grand National

7. Which Senegalese footballer transferred to Liverpool from Southampton in June 2016 for a fee of £34 million, making him the most expensive African player to date?

Sadio Mané

8. In darting terms, what is a Shanghai?

Hitting a single, double and treble of the same number (It is also a dart game with similar rules – a game of 20 rounds, where you aim for 1 number each round and can score high by hitting a single, treble and double)

9. Which sportswear company was founded by Adolf Dassler in 1924?


10. In which month of the year is the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony?







Quiz 107 – Round 4 – The Olympics

Which nationality are these 2016 Olympic gold medal winners?

1. Anna van der Breggen

Netherlands (Cycling – Women’s Road Race)

2. Isabell Werth

Germany (Dressage)

3.Wu Minxia/Cressida Woo

China (3m Women’s Synchronised Springboard)

4. Evgeny Tishchenko

Russia (Boxing -Men’s heavy 91K)

5. Missy Franklin

USA (Swimming – 4X200m freestyle)

6. Usain Bolt

Jamaica (100m, 200m and 4X100m relay)

7. Ku Bon-chan

South Korea (Archery – Men’s individual and men’s team)

8. Nafissatou Thiam

Belgium (Heptathlon)

9. Gabriella Szabó

Hungary (Sprint Canoeing – K2-500m and K4-500m)

10. Elia Viviani

Italy (Cycling – Men’s Omnium)





Olympics Picture Quiz

Quiz 106 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Olympics Picture Quiz – All of the following are Team GB winners of either a bronze, silver or gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Click on the grey box below to download the PDF picture round.





1. Laura Trott

By Nicola, Wikimedia Commons, CC-by-sa 4.0, CC BY-SA 4.0,

2. Jack Laugher

By Paul Hardy [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Adam Peaty

By Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil [CC BY 3.0 br (], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Katherine Grainger

See page for author [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Max Whitlock

By los_bandito_anthony from UK (_D703960 Uploaded by Kafuffle) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Chris Froome

By Jaguar MENA – Chris Froome | The First Man to Cycle through the Eurotunnel, CC BY 2.0,

7. Greg Rutherford

By Jim Thurston (Greg Rutherford) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Justin Rose

By Pvt pauline (Own work) [GFDL (CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Mo Farah

By Vinod Divakaran, Doha Stadium Plus Qatar [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Jason Kenny

By Nicola, Wikimedia Commons, CC-by-sa 4.0, CC BY-SA 4.0,


Quiz 105 – Round 2 – The Olympics

1. Which country has won the most medals at the Summer Olympic Games since the modern games began in 1896?

USA (2399 medals up to 2012)

2. In which year did Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards become the first competitor since 1929 to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping?


3. In which year did women compete in the Olympic Games for the first time?

1900 (Paris)

4. Which Frenchman is often considered to be the father of the modern Olympic Games, as he founded the International Olympic Committee in 1894?

Pierre de Coubertin

5. In which stadium in Rio de Janiero did the 2016 opening ceremony take place?

Maracanã Stadium

6. Which sport features in the 2016 Olympics for the first time since 1904?


7. What is the Olympic motto?

Citius – Altius – Fortius (Faster – Higher – Stronger)

8. Which country enters the stadium first during the “Parade of Nations” at the opening ceremony?

Greece (Followed by the other countries in alphabetical order according the host nation’s language with the host nation going last)

9. Who holds the individual record for most Summer Olympic medals won in total? (Before the Rio 2016 Olympics began)

Michael Phelps

10. The Summer Olympic Games has been held every four years since 1896 apart from on three occasions when they were cancelled. Give two of the three years when the Summer Olympic Games were cancelled.

1916, 1940 and 1944 (due to the First and Second World Wars)







Quiz 103 – Round 2 – Wimbledon

1. How many courts are there at Wimbledon that are used for qualifying and Championship matches?


2. How many times has Wimbledon opened its doors on the middle Sunday of the Championships?

4 (1991, 1997, 2004 and 2016)

3. How many Championship trophies are there? (Main events, not junior events or wheelchair events)

Five: Gentlemen’s Singles, Ladies’ Singles, Gentlemen’s Doubles, Ladies’ Doubles and Mixed Doubles.

4. Which two players hold the joint ‘Open Era’ record of becoming Gentlemen’s Singles Champion seven times each?

Pete Sampras and Roger Federer

5. What is the maximum number of sets that could be played in a mixed doubles match?


6. American tennis player John Isner set a Wimbledon Guinness World Record in his match against Nicolas Mahut of France in June 2010 – what record did he set?

Most aces served my an individual player during a Wimbledon tennis match (This match also holds the record for the longest professional tennis match, lasting for 11 hours and 5 minutes, however the question asks specifically for the record set by John Isner – award a mark for longest match at your discretion)

7. In which year was Wimbledon first broadcast by the BBC?


8. How many players take part in the first round of the Gentlemen’s Singles tournament?


9. How much is the prize money for each of the Singles Champions in 2016?

2 million pounds

10. Which American player knocked Novak Djokovic out of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships in the third round?

Sam Querrey






Sport quiz questions

Quiz 102 – Round 4 – Sport

1. Which was the first team England played against in the UEFA Euro 2016 group stages?


2. Who started Wimbledon 2016 as the gentleman’s number one seed?

Novak Djokovic

3. In darts, what is the highest score possible with three different trebles?

171 (treble 20=60, treble 19=57 and treble 18= 54)

4. Which batsman holds the record cricket score of 400 not out, which he achieved in 2004?

Brian Lara

5. Which U.S. city has a baseball team nicknamed the ‘Angels of Anaheim’?

Los Angeles

6. How many riders are there on a polo team?


7. Who is the only footballer to have scored a goal in an FA Cup final, a League Cup final, a UEFA Cup final and a UEFA Champions League final?

Steven Gerrard (2006, 2003, 2001 and 2005 in that order)

8. In which city are the 2020 Summer Olympic Games scheduled to take place?


9. Who has won more Wimbledon Ladies Singles titles than any other player during the Open Era?

Martina Navratilova (9)

10. Which sport’s ball had its official diameter increased by 2mm in the year 2000?

Table tennis (from 38mm to 40mm)