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#1. Which American football team plays its home games at Arrowhead Stadium?

Arrowhead Stadium is a football stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, that primarily serves as the home venue of the Kansas City Chiefs.

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#2. In which sport are the terms blitz and bomb used?

In American Football, a blitz is a defensive maneuver in which one or more linebackers or defensive backs, who normally remain behind the line of scrimmage, instead charge into the opponents’ backfield. A bomb is a long, distinctly arcing pass.

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#3. Which football teams played the first Super Bowl in 1967?

The first Super Bowl was played January 15, 1967 between Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs (35-10). New York Jets – Baltimore Colts (16-7) met in 1969. Baltimore Colts – Dallas Cowboys (16-13) met in 1971. Miami Dolphins – Washington Redskins (14-7) met in 1973).

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#4. New York Knicks, Memphis Grizzlies, and Cleveland Cavaliers are teams in which sport?

They are teams in NBA, the men’s professional basketball league in North America.

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#5. Which of the following ice hockey teams has the most wins in the Stanley Cup finals?

Montreal Canadiens has 24 wins in the Stanley Cup Finals era (since 1915). Toronto Maple Leafs has 13, Detroit Red Wings has 11, Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have six each. (2018 data)

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

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

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#7. What is the official distance of a Marathon?

The marathon today is a long-distance running race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometers (26.219 miles, or 26 miles 385 yards).

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#8. The Vince Lombardi Trophy is awarded the winning team in which sport?

The Vince Lombardi Trophy is awarded the winning team of the National Football League’s championship game, the Super Bowl. The trophy is named in honor of legendary NFL coach Vince Lombardi.

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#9. Which American football team plays its home games at the Superdome?

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, often referred to simply as the Superdome, in New Orleans serves as the home venue for the New Orleans Saints.

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#10. The Masters Tournament, also known as The US Masters, is held each year in:

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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#11. Tripping, elbowing, roughing, and high-sticking are typical infractions in which sport?

Tripping, elbowing, roughing, and high-sticking are typical infractions in ice hockey.

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#12. 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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#13. Mike Babcock, Bryan Murray, and William ‘Scotty' Bowman have all coached what NHL team?

Brayan Murray coached Detroit Red Wings for three seasons 1990-1993, Scotty Bowman was coach for nine season and won three Championships, and Mike Babcock took over as coach in 2005.

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#14. What is the nickname of the basketball player Earvin Johnson?

Earvin Magic Johnson is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers for 13 seasons.

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#15. Which golf player has won the US Masters six times?

Jack Nicklaus won the Masters Tournament six times between 1963 and 1986. Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods have each won four times.

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#16. After his retirement from ice hockey, the National Hockey League retired his jersey number 99 league-wide, making him the only player to receive this honor. What is his name?

Wayne Gretzky has been called the greatest hockey player ever. After his retirement in 1999, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and the NHL retired his jersey number 99 league-wide, making him the only player to receive this honor.

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#17. In which sport has Dirk Nowitzki won the award for the best performing player of the season?

Dirk Nowitzki is a German professional basketball player. Playing for the NBA team Dallas Mavericks, he won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2009.

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#18. In which country was tennis player John McEnroe born?

John McEnroe, Jr. is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. He is, however, born in Wiesbaden, West Germany, where his father was stationed with the United States Air Force.

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#19. The Celtics is a basketball team based in which city?

Boston Celtics is a NBA team based in Boston, Massachusetts. They play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

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#20. Which basketball player has won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award six times?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won the award six times. Bill Russell and Michael Jordan have won the award five times. Wilt Chamberlain and LeBron James won the award four times.

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