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Sport quiz questions

Quiz 65 – Round 3 – Sport

1. Which country has been elected to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games?

South Korea

2. Which footballer holds the record for scoring the most UEFA Champions League goals?

Lionel Messi (74 as of November 2014)

3. Who won the Betway 2014 Premier Darts League?

Raymond Van Barneveld (Netherlands)

4. Which horse won the 2014 Epsom Derby?

Australia

5. Which tennis player released the 2013 book ‘The Outsider: My Autobiography’?

Jimmy Connors

6. At the Sochi Winter Olympics, Jenny Jones won Britain’s first ever Olympic medal on snow – in which event?

Snowboarding – Women’s Slopestyle

7. In which sport is the ‘Bledisloe Cup’ contested?

Rugby Union

8. Who won the Wimbledon Ladies Singles title in 2014?

Petra Kvitová

9. How many individual sections are there on a dartboard? 

82

10. Who were the winners of the 2014 FA Women’s Premier League Cup?

Sheffield

 

 

 

 

Sport

Quiz 59 – Round 4 – Sport

In which countries will you find the following Formula One Grand Prix circuits?

1. Sepang International Circuit

Malaysia

2. Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Canada

3. Fair Park

U.S.A. (Dallas)

4. Hockenheimring

Germany

5. Fuji Speedway

Japan

6. Albert Park

Australia

7. Kyalami

South Africa

8. Marina Bay Street Circuit

Singapore

9. Autodromo Nazionale Monza

Italy

10. Red Bull Ring

Austria

 

 

 

 

Sport quiz questions

Quiz 57 – Round 4 – Sport

Football Stadiums Quiz – In which country are the following stadiums?

1. Allianz Arena

Germany (Munich)

2. Camp Nou

Spain (Barcelona)

3. Friends Arena

Sweden (Solna, Stockholm)

4. Toyota Park

U.S.A. (Illinois)

5. Maracanã Stadium

Brazil (Rio De Janeiro)

6. Estadio Azul

Mexico (Mexico City)

7. Millennium Stadium

Wales (Cardiff)

8. Nissan Stadium

Japan (Yokohama)

9. Eden Arena

Czech Republic (Prague)

10. San Siro

Italy (Milan)

 

 

 

 

Sport quiz questions

Quiz 55 – Round 4 – Sport

1. Which jockey was born in Milan on 15th December 1970?

Frankie Dettori

2. Which country has produced the most Men’s Singles Wimbledon Champions since the start of the Open Era in 1968?

U.S.A.

3. Similarly, which country’s football team has won the World Cup the most times since it began in 1930?

Brazil

4. What does the abbreviation ‘WD’ stand for when describing cricketing bowling statistics?

Wide balls

5. In a game of badminton, the winner is the first to reach how many points?

21

6. Over how many days is a decathlon usually contested?

2

7. Who was the world’s first footballer to be transferred for a price of over a million pounds (or foreign equivalent of!)?

Giuseppe Savoldi (transferred from Bologna to Napoli in 1975 for 2 billion Lira, the equivalent of £1.2 million)

8. In which year did the Premier League cease to be sponsored by Carling?

2001

9. In which sport can one be awarded the Naismith Award?

Basketball

10. Who won Gold in the Men’s Long Jump at the 2012 London Olympics?

Greg Rutherford

 

 

 

 

Football Ground Quiz

Quiz 51 – Round 3 – Sport

Football ground Quiz – Below are ten UK football grounds but which teams play at them?

1. Whaddon Road

Cheltenham Town

2. Carrow Road

Norwich City

3. Stamford Bridge

Chelsea

4. Adams Park

Wycombe Wanderers

5. Old Trafford

Manchester United

6. Falmer Stadium

Brighton & Hove Albion

7. Craven Cottage

Fulham

8. Oakwell

Barnsley

9. Fratton Park

Portsmouth

10. Loftus Road

Queens Park Rangers

 

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Sport quiz questions

Quiz 47 – Round 6 – Sport

1. In which sport was W.G. Grace a famous name?

Cricket

2. How many hoops are used in garden croquet, according to the official rules?

Six

3. Which professional darts player was nicknamed ‘the Crafty Cockney’?

Eric Bristow

4. In which year did Roger Bannister break the four-minute mile?

1954

5. Which New Zealand cricketer was the first bowler to pass 400 test wickets?

Richard Hadlee

6. From which city do the Saracens Rugby Union team hail?

London

7. In which year did Sir Steve Redgrave win his first Olympic gold medal?

1984

8. Which horse won the 2014 Grand National?

Pineau De Re

9. Which German footballer is nicknamed ‘Der Titan’ (the Titan)?

Oliver Kahn

10. At which racecourse is the Eclipse Stakes (Also known as Coral Eclipse) run?

Sandown Park

 

 

 

 

Sport quiz questions

Quiz 43 – Round 3 – Sport

Which football teams play at the following stadiums?

1. Emirates Stadium

Arsenal

2. St. Mary’s Stadium

Southampton

3. Bramall Lane

Sheffield United

4. Britannia Stadium

Stoke City

5. White Hart Lane

Tottenham Hotspur

6. King Power Stadium

Leicester City

7. Molineux Stadium

Wolverhampton Wanderers

8. Reebok Stadium

Bolton Wanderers

9. The Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion

10. Liberty Stadium

Swansea City

 

 

 

 

Sport quiz questions

Quiz 41 – Round 5 – Sport

1. Since it began in 1930, which country has won the FIFA World Cup the most times?

Brazil

2. Who did Wigan beat to win the 2013 FA Cup final?

Manchester City

3. Which Championship football team play at Ashton Gate?

Bristol City

4. How many Wimbledon Singles titles has Roger Federer won?

Eight (Correct as of end 2017)

5. Which Rugby League team has the nickname ‘The Rams’?

Dewsbury

6. Which UK Paralympian won two golds, a silver and a bronze medal for swimming events in the 2012 Paralympics?

Ellie Simmonds

7. Which term is used in golf for a hole played in two strokes under par?

Eagle

8. At which city’s motor racing circuit is the Australian Grand Prix currently held?

Melbourne

9. What type of racing takes place at ‘Belle Vue’ stadium in Manchester?

Greyhound Racing

10. Karren Brady, star of TV’s ‘The Apprentice’, is the former managing director of which football club?

Birmingham City (Also current vice-chairperson of West Ham)

 

 

 

 

Pub Quiz Picture Round

Quiz 40 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This picture round is a selection of Olympic medal winners from Team GB in the 2012 Olympics.

 

 

 

1. Alistair Brownlee

By Jim Thurston (Flickr: Alistair Brownlee) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Christine Ohuruogu

Christine Ohuruogu,” © 2008 Nick Webb, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license:  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

3. Katherine Grainger

Katherine Grainger,” © 2012 by Bill, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license:  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

4. Ben Ainslie

Ben Ainslie,” © 2012 by Brian Sterling, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

5.  Andy Murray

Andy murray cincy 2008.jpg” By Bardya (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Chris Froome

Chris Froome Tour de Romandie 2013.JPG” – By Christophe Badoux (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Greg Rutherford

Greg Rutherford 2012.jpg” – By Robbie Dale (Flickr: Greg Rutherford) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Victoria Pendleton

Victoria Pendleton 2011.jpg” – By Nicola (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Louis Smith

This is a cropped version of “Louis Smith 2012 balcony.jpg” – By los_bandito_anthony from UK (_D703955  Uploaded by Kafuffle) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. This cropped version is licensed under the same Creative Commons Attribution License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0

10. Laura Trott

Laura Trott 2012.jpg” – By Nicola (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Sport quiz questions

Quiz 38 – Round 3 – Sport

1. Which snooker player was the first to achieve a televised 147 break?

Steve Davis

2. The high jump technique known as a ‘Fosbury Flop’ is named after Mr Fosbury – but what was his first name?

Dick (Richard Douglas Fosbury)

3. How many lanes are there on an Olympic athletics track?

8

4. In which English county is Silverstone circuit?

Northamptonshire

5. In tenpin bowling, what is a ‘spare’?

All ten pins knocked down with two consecutive balls in one frame

6. Which team has won the UEFA Champions League (or European Cup, as it was originally called) the most times?

Real Madrid

7. Which golfer was nicknamed the ‘Great White Shark’?

Greg Norman

8. Roy Keane, Mick McCarthy, Paolo Di Canio and Sam Allardyce have all managed which football team?

Sunderland A.F.C.

9. Who was the first woman ever to win an Olympic Gold Medal for boxing?

Nicola Adams

10. What was the name of the first horse to win 2 consecutive Grand Nationals?

Abd-El-Kader

 

 

 

 

Sport quiz questions

Quiz 35 – Round 6 – Sport

Every answer will be a number or numbers.

1. In a game of snooker, how many balls in total are used?

22

2. An archery target consists of how many colours?

5: white, black, blue, red and gold

3. On a dart board, which two numbers are halfway down the board? (i.e. at 3 o’clock and nine o’clock)

6 and 11

4. How many players take part in a game of netball?

14 (two teams of 7)

5. How many teams compete in the football Premier League?

20

6. In which year did Red Rum win his first Grand National?

1973

7. What is the minimum length a football (soccer) pitch must be?

100 yards (90 metres)

8. We all know that Andy Murray won the men’s Wimbledon Singles title in 2013, but how many games did Murray win during that final match?

19 (The score was 6-4  7-5  6-4)

9. In which year was the first FA Cup final played?

1872

10. To the nearest five thousand, how many seats does the new Wembley Stadium have?

90,000

 

 

 

 

Sport

Quiz 30 – Round 5 – Sport

1. What is the name of the ‘hands-on-head’ gesture Mo Farah celebrated his Olympic victories with?

Mobot

2. How far is the crossbar from the ground in a game of rugby?

3 metres (previously 10 feet)

3. How many players are there on a netball team?

7

4. How many times did Martina Navratilova win the Wimbledon Ladies Singles title?

9

5. In which country is the ‘Nürburgring’ Grand Prix circuit?

Germany

6. In which sport did Helen Glover win Gold at the 2012 Olympics?

Rowing (with partner Heather Stanning)

7. Which company produces the footballs for the World Cup?

Adidas

8. In cricketing terms, what is the name for a set of six pitches delivered by a bowler in which no runs are scored?

Maiden Over

9. Which team won the 2013 FA Cup Final?

Wigan Athletic

10. What is the first event in a decathlon?

100 metre sprint

 

 

 

 

Sport

Quiz 28 – Round 6 – Sport

In this week’s sports round, all you need to do is tell us the nationality of each of these sporting celebrities.

1. Rafael Nadal

Spanish

2.Lance Armstrong

American

3. Ayrton Senna

Brazilian

4. Eddy Merckx

Belgian

5. Goran Ivanišević

Croatian

6. Shane Warne

Australian

7. Olga Korbut

Belarusian (Belarus was part of the Soviet Union at the time she competed)

8. Rosa Mota

Portuguese

9. Oscar Pistorius

South African

10. Lionel Messi

Argentinian

 

 

 

 

Pub Quiz Picture Round

Quiz 15 – Round 1 – Picture Round

 

 

 

 

1. Dennis Rodman

This is an adaptation of “Celebrity Star Dennis Rodman with the Skylar Brothers” © 2008 by OPEN Sports, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB. This adaptation is licensed under the same Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB.

2. Tom Daly

“Tom Daly,” © 2012 ianonline, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB

3. Laura Davies

“Laura Davies,” © 2009 Keith Allison, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB

4. Jacques Villeneuve

“Jacques Villeneuve,” © 2010 by 5 of 7, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB

5. Rafael Nadal

This is an adaptation of “Rafael Nadal” © 2012 by Yann Caradec, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB. This adaptation is licensed under the same Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB.

6. Phil Taylor

“Phil Taylor,” © 2009 by sachab, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB

7. Beth Tweddle

This is an adaptation of “Louis Smith & Beth Tweddle (with someone else in between)” © 2012 by Jim Thurston, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB. This adaptation is licensed under the same Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB.

8. Lionel Messi

“Lionel Messi Player of the Year 2011,” © 2011 by Christopher Johnson, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB

9. Alain Prost

“Champion Alain Prost signs Autographs,” © 2008 by ph-stop, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB

10. Tony (A.P.) McCoy

“Top Jockey A.P. McCoy,” © 2012 by Paolo Camera, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB

Baseball Quiz

Quiz 10 – Round 6 – Sport

This week’s sports round is a baseball quiz all about American Major League baseball teams. We shall give you the name of the team, you need to tell us which city they play for.

1. Red Sox

Boston

2. Dodgers

Los Angeles

3. Blue Jays

Toronto

4. Orioles

Baltimore 

5. Cubs

Chicago

6. Nationals

Washington D.C.

7. Pirates

Pittsburgh

8. Cardinals

St. Louis

9. Giants

San Fransisco

10. Padres

San Diego

 

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Football Stadiums

Quiz 5 – Round 5 – Sport

This week’s sports round is all about English football stadiums. We give you the name of the stadium, you give us the football team.

1. Stadium of Light

Sunderland

2. Pride Park Stadium

Derby County

3. Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough

4. Ricoh Arena

Coventry City

5. Ashton Gate

Bristol City

6. Vicarage Road

Watford

7. Don Valley Stadium

Rotherham United

8. Goodison Park

Everton

9. The Shay

Halifax Town

10. The Valley

Charlton Athletic

 

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Sport quiz questions

Quiz 2 – Round 3 – Sport

1. Before 2012, in what year did Britain last host the Summer Olympics?

1948

2. Which National football team does the former Chelsea star Fernando Torres play for?

Spain

3. In which sport would you find the terms madhouse, bed and leg?

Darts

4.  Who won the Wimbledon Men’s single’s championship every year between 1976 and 1980?

Bjorn Borg

5. In which Olympic event did Britain’s Denise Lewis compete?

Heptathlon

6. Which football team plays at the Stadium of Light?

Sunderland F.C

7. Who won BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2010?

Jockey – A.P. Macoy

8. The nickname Whirlwind was given to which British snooker player?

Jimmy White

9. Which F1 driver was killed when he crashed into a barrier in the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix?

Ayrton Senna

10. Which English County Cricket Club did Freddie Flintoff play for?

Lancashire

 

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