General Sports Knowledge Quiz 2 – 10 Questions
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#1. 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)
#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.
#3. Which sport is associated with Tour de France?
The Tour de France is an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France.
#4. 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.
#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.
#6. 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.
#7. 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.
#8. Which sport is associated with the Super Bowl?
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.
#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. 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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