Trivia Questions and Answers – Sports Trivia Questions

Looking for something fun to do at your next party or family event? Why not try the trivia? It is entertaining, exciting, and everyone can participate. It does not matter the age, sex and number of people. Trivia is for everyone and can be played anywhere.

Sports trivia is a great option because almost everyone knows something about sports. You may not be a fan of hockey, but what do you know about skating or sailing? Almost everyone has knowledge or information about some type of sport. You don’t have to be the biggest fan in the world to enjoy sports trivia. You can print and enjoy these fifty questions that I have collected on all kinds of sports and sports figures. Test your knowledge or that of your friends. Enjoy!

1: Brit Linford Christie was banned from competing for two years in which sport?

A: The 100-meter race because it tested positive for drugs.

2: Which country’s entire team failed to compete in the Sydney Paralympic Games?

A: Spain, they were caught registering non-disabled athletes in the games.

3: Which sports figure holds the record for appearing the most times on the cover of Sports Illustrated?

A: Michael Jordan has been on the cover 47 times.

4: Who is the only man who plays both an NFL game and an MLB game in a single day?

A: Deion Sanders

5: What two countries have not missed one of the Olympics today?

A: Greece and Australia

6: Which goalkeeper has the record for the most wins in the regular season?

A: Patrick Roy

7: What is the maximum weight of a golf ball?

A: 1.6 oz

8: In Olympic badminton, how many feathers does the bird have?

A: 14

9: What professional sport did bank robber John Dillinger play?

A baseball ball

10: Who was the only person chosen for the soccer and baseball hall of fame?

To: Cal Hubbard

11: Wayne Levi was the first golfer to win a PGA tournament using a colored ball. What color was the ball?

An orange

12: What athletic event is prohibited in high schools in all states except Rhode Island?

A: the hammer throw

13: The Soccer World Cup has only been won by three European countries. Who are they?

A: West Germany, England and Italy.

14: What NHL team was ever called the St. Patricks?

A: Toronto maple leaves

15: What sport, other than baseball, uses the word ‘homerun’?

A cricket

16: What sport awards the Maurice Podoloff Trophy?

A: Basketball, awarded to the most valuable player.

17: How many panels make up a soccer ball?

A: 32

18: How many points does a baseball have?

A: 108

19: Who was the first female paratrooper?

A: Jean Genvieve Granerin in 1799, jumped out of a hot air balloon.

20: What is the most watched sport in the world?

A: football (soccer).

21: Which sport has the largest number of participants in the world?

A: Fishing.

22: In what year did boxing become a legal sport in the US?

A: 1901

23: What edible substance was found in golf balls?

A: darling

24: Who holds the baseball record for most stolen bases in a single season?

A: Rickey Henderson

25: Who holds the record for the longest hitting streak in baseball?

A: Joe DiMaggio, 56 games.

26: Who holds the basketball record for the most rebounds in his career?

A: Wilt Chamberlain

27: Who has the basketball record for the most fouls?

Answer: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 4657.

28: Who holds the basketball record for most blocked shots?

A: Hakeem Olajuwon 3830.

29: In what year was Ice Dance included in the World Championships?

A: 1952, in Paris.

30: Who holds the record for the most home runs in a single season?

A: Barry Bonds set the record in 2001.

31: Which woman took silver at the Men’s World Figure Skating Championships in 1902?

A: Madge Syers-Cave, there were no women’s events and there was no men’s rule that said a woman couldn’t compete.

32: Who was the first woman to win the World Women’s Figure Skating Championship?

A: Madge Syers-Cave, won it in 1906

33: What is the name of the stadium where the Houston Astros play?

To: Minute Maid Park

34: What sport do the Houston Astros play?

A baseball ball

35: Which country won the gold medal in men’s beach volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics?

A: United States, the Rogers / Dalhausser team defeated the Brazil team to win gold.

36: Who holds the record for the most goals in the NHL?

A: Wayne Gretzky, scored 894.

37: In what sport would you use the terms curl and curl?

A: Navigation

38: What sport does the Ryder Cup award?

A: golf

39: Who holds the record for the most goals in a season in the NHL.

A: Wayne Gretzky, in the 81-82 season he scored 92 goals.

40: How many players are on the field for each football team?

A: 11 there are 12 in Canadian football.

41: James Naismith is credited with inventing what sport?

A basketball. When it was first played, there were only 13 rules.

42: Which sport has a three in the key rule?

A: Basketball, was introduced in 1936 to reduce contact between players.

43: In basketball, how far is the free throw line from the net?

A: 15 feet or 4.6 m.

44: How long is a soccer game?

A: 60 minutes.

45: In which sport can you find a dagger and a trapeze?

A: Navigation.

46: Which country held the 2008 Olympics?

A: The Olympics were in Beijing, China.

47: What sport does the Winston Cup award?


48: What sport did Sonny Liston participate in?

A: Boxing, he was a heavyweight.

49: Affirmed, he won the triple crown in 1978, who was his usual rider?

A: Steve Cauthen and he was the youngest rider to win the triple crown.

50: Who eight gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics?

A: Michael Phelps in swimming.

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