General Sports Knowledge Quiz 2 – 10 Questions

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#1. Which sport is associated with the Masters Tournament, also known as US Masters?

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.

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#2. Middle-distance and long-distance runner Zola Budd was born in which country?

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.

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#3. Which tennis player won his sixth Australian Open championship in 2016?

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).

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

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).

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#5. In 1968, he broke the world record for the long jump by nearly 2 feet. His name?

Bob Beamon’s world-record jump at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City has been named as one of the five greatest sports achievements of the 20th century. He jumped 8.90 m, which was 55 cm more than the existing record.

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#6. Floyd Patterson and Ingemar Johansson are former champions in which sport?

They are world heavyweight boxing champions. Floyd Paterson held the title between November 30, 1956 and June 26, 1959. He lost the title to Ingemar Johansson from Sweden. Floyd Patterson took back the title June 20, 1960.

After retiring from boxing, Ingemar Johansson and Floyd Patterson became good friends and visited each other each year. The also ran Stockholm Marathon together in 1982.

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#7. How many times have United States won the FIFA Men's World Cup?

United States have one third place from 1930, but has never won the FIFA Men’s World Cup.

United States has won FIFA Women’s World Cup four times (1991, 1999, 2015, and 2019)

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#8. From 1979 until 2004, Mark Messier was a successful player in which sport?

Mark Messier played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1979 until 2004. He played for the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, and Vancouver Canucks.

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#9. Which sport is associated with Tour de France?

The Tour de France is an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France.

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

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

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Sports Quiz – General Knowledge

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Questions
10
Level
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