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Easy Sports Questions and Answers

Free easy general sports trivia quiz questions with answers.

 

General Sports Trivia Questions and Answers

Q: What baseball team has a monthly newsletter called The Vineline?
A: The Chicago Cubs.

Q: What are the only three European countries to have won soccer's World Cup?
A: England, Italy, West Germany.

Q: What heavyweight was Tony "Two Ton" Galento referring to when he said in 1939 "I'll molder de bum"?
A: Joe Lewis.

Q: What sport did Herve Filion top with a record of 14,084 wins?
A: Harness racing.

Q: What two continents fielded teams in the World League of American Football, in 1991?
A:  Europe  and North America.

Q: Who was able to set NFL rushing records because of his "big butt," according to Chicago Bears trainer Frank Caito?
A: Walter Payton.

 

Q: Who was the first U.S. volleyball player to win three Olympic gold medals?
A: Karch Kiraly.

Q: What movie did Michael Eisner say was his "market research" for Disney's NHL entry?
A: The Mighty Ducks.

Q:  What was the only team to win two World Series in the 1980s?
A: The Los Angeles Dodgers.

Q: What league was Gino Cappelletti the top scorer of in the 1960s, with 1,100 points?
A: The American Football League. 

Q:  What position did Cal Ripkin Jr., start at for the first time since 1982, in a July, 1996 game?
A: Third base. 

Q:  What decade saw the NFL ban blocking below the waist and head slapping?
A: The 1970s

 

Q: What Yankee pitcher holds World Series records for games won and games lost?
A: Whitey Ford. 

Q: What baseball announcer's 1996 funeral was attended by Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford and Phil Rizzuto?
A: Mel Allen's..

Q: What major leaguer hit 20 or more homers in 20 seasons?
A: Hank Aaron.

Q: What baseballer said of Biloxi Blues: "It reminded me of being in the Army, even though I was in the Navy?
A:  Yogi Berra.

Q:  What South African has traveled more miles than any athlete in history?
A: Gary Player.

Q: What team had a camp so grueling it was dubbed " Fort Landry"?
A: The Dallas Cowboys.

 

Q: What former Bruin defenseman was the first to skate on Boston's new Feet Center ice?
A: Bobby Orr.

Q: What down-under sport is a cross between soccer and rugby?
A: Australian Rules Football. 

Q: How long is the longest race on the NASCAR circuit?
A: 600 miles 

Q: What U.S. college sport honors its best player with the Hobey Baker Award?
A: Hockey

Q:  What horse tied, but could not break, Citation's 16-race consecutive win streak?
A: Cigar

Q: Who was the first major leaguer to hit home runs in his teens and n his forties?
A: Ty Cobb.

 

Q: Who was the only soccer player to play on three World Cup-winning teams?
A: Pele. 

Q: What ballplayer was dubbed " The Iron Bird"?
A: Cal Ripken Jr. 

Q: What does the Lindy Worm Blower allegedly enhance your chances of doing?
A: Catching fish.

Q: What pro sport was played by Lu Blue, Pebbly Jack Glasscock and Mordecai Peter Centennial "Three Finger" Brown?
A: Baseball. 

Q: What pro team made it to the playoffs a record 29 straight times, in 1996?
A: The Boston Bruins.

Q: What essential do track racing bicycles lack that a recreational rider wouldn't be caught dead without?
A: Brakes. 

Q: What weighty Japanese sport has participants known as rikishi?
A: Sumo wrestling.

Q: What 28-year-old ice skater died of a sudden heart attack in November, 1995?
A: Sergei Grinkov .