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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?


4. In which English county is Silverstone circuit?


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?






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?


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?


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


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?


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







Quiz 30 – Round 5 – Sport

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


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?


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


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


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?


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






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


2.Lance Armstrong


3. Ayrton Senna


4. Eddy Merckx


5. Goran Ivanišević


6. Shane Warne


7. Olga Korbut

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

8. Rosa Mota


9. Oscar Pistorius

South African

10. Lionel Messi






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


2. Dodgers

Los Angeles

3. Blue Jays


4. Orioles


5. Cubs


6. Nationals

Washington D.C.

7. Pirates


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


2. Pride Park Stadium

Derby County

3. Riverside Stadium


4. Ricoh Arena

Coventry City

5. Ashton Gate

Bristol City

6. Vicarage Road


7. Don Valley Stadium

Rotherham United

8. Goodison Park


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?


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


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


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?


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?



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