#1. 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.
#2. How many points is a touchdown worth in American Football?
A touchdown is worth six points. The scoring team is also awarded the opportunity for an extra point or a two-point conversion.
#3. American athlete Mark Spitz was active in which sport?
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.
#4. Over the years, which of these countries has been most successful in IHF World Men's Handball Championship?
France is most successful with 6 gold medals, 1 silver, and 4 bronze. Denmark has 2 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze. Egypt has a 4th place as its best achievement. Argentina finished 11th in 2021. (Last updated 2021)
#5. Serena Williams is a professional tennis player from which country?
Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player who is currently (2014) ranked No. 1 in women’s singles tennis.
#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.
#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)
#8. Which sport is associated with Tour de France?
The Tour de France is an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France.
#9. Wilton Norman Chamberlain is often considered one of the greatest and most dominant players in which sport?
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.
#10. Adam Scott won 2013 Masters Tournament (US Masters). Scott is from which country?
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.
Sports Quiz – General Knowledge
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