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Sports Trivia Quiz

Free long general sports trivia quiz with answers.


Sports Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Where did golfer Mark Calcavecchia win his only British Open?
A: Troon.

What distance is the Breeder's Cup Juvenile?
A: 1 mile.

Who came up with the name the Super Bowl?
A: Lamar Hunt.

Michael Jordan was a super scorer for which team?
A: Chicago Bulls.

Who was the USA's hockey coach at the 1980 Olympics?
A: Herb Brooks.

Who was the only Chinese track and field athlete to win gold in Atlanta in 1996?
A: Wang Junxia.


Who beat the Babe Ruth's record 714 home runs in 1974?
A: Hank Aaron.

Which Major League baseball team signed Jackie Robinson in 1946?
A: Brooklyn Dodgers.

Motor racing's Juan Manuel Fangio came from which country?
A: Argentina.

In which 90s year did none of the four golf majors go to an American?
A: 1993.

Who fought the first world title fight between two undefeated world heavyweight champions?
A: Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier (Frazier won on points).

Who, along with the Montreal Canadians, are the only founding members of the NHL remaining?
A: Toronto Maple Leafs.

Who did Pete Sampras beat in the final to take his sixth Wimbledon singles title?
A: Andre Agassi.


Who rode the first European-trained horse to win one of the Triple Crown races?
A:  Michael Kinane.

What is the lowest total for the British Open in the 20th century?
A: 267.

Who did Kareem Abdul-Jabbar play for before he joined the Los Angeles Lakers in 1976?
A: Milwaukee Bucks.

Who did Babe Ruth play for before joining the New York Yankees?
A: Boston Red Sox.

In which event in Atlanta in 1996 did Croatia win their first ever Olympic title?
A: Handball.

Jon Juneau was world champion in which sport?
A: Tenpin bowling.

How many times did the Boston Celtics win the NBA championship between 1957 and 1969?
A: 11.


Which country did long distance runner Emil Zatopek come from?
A: Czechoslovakia.

What was Jack Dempsey's nickname?
A: Manassa Mauler.

Who was Pete Sampras's coach when he won his first US Open?
A: Joe Brandi.

Which horse was Horse of the Year from 1960 to 1964?
A: Kelso.

Who was the first athlete to set six track and filed world records on the same day?
A: Jesse Owens.

What breed of dog was Steffi Graf's Ben?
A: Boxer.

What was the first European-trained horse to win a Triple Crown race?
A: Go and Go.


Which three events make up the Triathlon.
A: Swimming, cycling, and running.

Apart from sprinting in which event did Carl Lewis twice take Olympic gold?
A: Long jump.

Who won the 1977 US Golf Open despite receiving a death threat beforehand?
A: Hubert Green.

Who scored the winner in the USA's ice hockey win over the USSR in the 1980 Olympics?
A: Mike Eruzione.

Where was Super Bowl I played?
A: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Jo DiMaggio was known as what kind of Joe?
A: Joltin'.


In the season Damon Hill was motor racing's Formula One world champion how many races did he win?
A: 8.

Who was the defending champion when Stefan Edberg first won the Wimbledon singles?
A: Pat Cash.

In 1941 Joe DiMaggio set a record of safe hits in how many consecutive games?
A: 56.

In which decade was Daley Thompson born?
A: 1950s.

At which formula 1 motor racing circuit did Ayrton Senna lose his life?
A: Imola (San Marino Grand Prix).