General Sports Knowledge Quiz 2 – 10 Questions

General Sports Quiz II - 10 Questions

# 1: Over the years, which of these countries has been most successful in FIBA Basketball World Cup?

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Brazil has won the championship twice. Turkey, Germany, and France have never won.

# 2: Swedish athlete Björn Borg was active in which sport?

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Björn Borg is a former tennis player from Sweden. Between 1974 and 1981 Borg won 11 Grand Slam singles titles. He won five consecutive Wimbledon singles titles and six French Open singles titles.

# 3: Which sport is associated with the Masters Tournament, also known as US Masters?

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The Masters Tournament, also known as The Masters or The US Masters, is one of the four major championships in professional golf. US Masters is held each year at the same location, Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Georgia, USA.

# 4: The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in which sport?

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The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men's tennis. It is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The competition began in 1900 as a challenge between Great Britain and the United States. The women's equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Fed Cup.

# 5: American athlete Mark Spitz was active in which sport?

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Mark Spitz is an American former swimmer and a 9-time Olympic champion. He won seven gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, W. Germany.

# 6: In which sport is running scores from zero to three points counted as love, fifteen, thirty, and forty?

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The running score of each game is described in a manner peculiar to tennis. Scores from zero to three points are described as love, fifteen, thirty, and forty, respectively.

# 7: How many points is a touchdown worth in American Football?

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A touchdown is worth six points. The scoring team is also awarded the opportunity for an extra point or a two-point conversion.

# 8: Middle-distance and long-distance runner Zola Budd was born in which country?

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Zola Budd was born in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, South Africa. She achieved fame in 1984, at the age of 17, when she broke the women's 5000 m world record. She competed at the 1984 Olympic Games for Great Britain and the 1992 Olympic Games for South Africa.

# 9: Serena Williams is a professional tennis player from which country?

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Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player who is currently (2014) ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis.

# 10: Adam Scott won 2013 Masters Tournament (US Masters). Scott is from which country?

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Adam Scott is an Australian professional golfer. He won the 2013 Masters Tournament, which was his first major championship and the first time an Australian won the US Masters.

# 11: Which tennis player won his sixth Australian Open championship in 2016?

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In 2016, Novak Djokovic became winner of most Men's Singles titles at Australian Open (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016). Before the Australian tournament opened to professionals in 1969, Roy Emerson also won six titles (1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, and 1967).

# 12: Which of the following is included in the Grand Slam tournaments, the four most important annual tennis events?

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The Grand Slam itinerary consists of the Australian Open in mid January, the French Open in May and June, Wimbledon in June and July, and the US Open in August and September.

# 13: Wilton Norman Chamberlain is often considered one of the greatest and most dominant players in which sport?

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Wilt Chamberlain was an American basketball player. He olds many NBA all-time records. As an example, he is the only player to score 100 points in a single NBA game.

# 14: The team name Washington Redskins is subject of controversy. In which sport are Washington Redskins active?

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The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team in the National Football League (NFL). The team is located in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The Redskins won the 1937 and 1942 Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII, and XXVI. The Redskins name and logo have often been the subject of controversy. Lawsuits have been filed by Native American groups who considered the team name and logo disparaging. The Cowboys-Redskins rivalry is a sports rivalry between the Redskins and Dallas Cowboys (Texas).

# 15: In which sport is the area where you score points situated 10 feet above the ground?

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In basketball the objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3.05 m) above the court. The height of the net in volleyball is 2.43 m (7' 11 5/8 €) for men and 2.24 m (7' 4 1/8 €) for women.

# 16: Over the years, which of these countries has been most successful in IHF World Men’s Handball Championship?

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France is most successful with 5 gold medals, 1 silver, and 3 bronze. Denmark has 3 silver medals and 1 bronze. Egypt has a 4th place as its best achievement. Argentina finished 12th in 2011 and 2015.

# 17: Which sport is associated with the Super Bowl?

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The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the highest level of professional American football in the United States.

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