The Ultimate Sports Trivia Quiz! 100 Sports questions and answers

by Jenna Questly

Round 1 Questions:

  1. Which country hosted the Summer Olympics in 2016?
  2. In what year did Maradona score his “Hand of God” goal?
  3. How many players are on each side of a standard soccer game?
  4. In baseball, how many bases are on the field?
  5. Who holds the men’s 100-meter sprint world record?
  6. How many rings are on the Olympic flag?
  7. What sport is Wimbledon famous for?
  8. In basketball, how many players are on the court for one team at a time?
  9. Which golfer is nicknamed the “Golden Bear”?
  10. Which country does the soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo come from?
  11. The Ryder Cup is associated with which sport?
  12. How many minutes is a rugby match?
  13. In which sport would you perform a slam dunk?
  14. Which tennis grand slam is played on a clay court?
  15. Who won the women’s singles at Wimbledon in 2019?
  16. Which country will host the 2028 Summer Olympics?
  17. Who has won more tennis grand slam titles, Venus Williams or Serena Williams?
  18. In which sport would you use a shuttlecock?
  19. Who is the most decorated Olympian of all time?
  20. Which F1 driver has the nickname ‘Honey Badger’?
  21. Which NBA team did Michael Jordan play for between 1984 and 1998?
  22. In soccer, who won the Golden Boot in the 2018 World Cup?
  23. In American football, how many points is a touchdown worth?
  24. Which country won the first FIFA World Cup in 1930?
  25. Who holds the record for the most home runs in a single MLB season?
  26. Which tennis player is known for his “underarm serve”?
  27. How many players are on an ice hockey team?
  28. What is the term given for a perfect game in bowling?
  29. Who is the all-time leading scorer in the NHL?
  30. In cricket, how many balls are in an over?
  31. What is the diameter of a basketball hoop in inches?
  32. How many gold medals did Usain Bolt win at the Olympics?
  33. Who has the record for the most Grand Prix wins in Formula 1?
  34. Which country is considered the birthplace of golf?
  35. Who is the NFL’s all-time leading rusher?
  36. In the Tour de France, what is the jersey color of the overall leader?
  37. Who won the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019?
  38. Which country does the rugby team “All Blacks” represent?
  39. Who holds the women’s 100-meter sprint world record?
  40. Which NBA player was known as “The Answer”?
  41. In tennis, what piece of fruit is found at the top of the men’s Wimbledon trophy?
  42. Which boxer was known as “The Greatest” and “The People’s Champion”?
  43. How many World Series did Yogi Berra win?
  44. Which soccer player holds the record for the most appearances in Premier League history?
  45. In the Olympics, what does the acronym “PB” stand for?
  46. Who won the NBA MVP award for the 2019 season?
  47. How long is an Olympic swimming pool in meters?
  48. Which club has won the most English Premier League titles?
  49. Who was the first athlete to fail an Olympic drug test?
  50. Which nation’s rugby team is called “The Springboks”?

Round 1 Answers:

  1. Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
  2. 1986
  3. 11
  4. 3 (plus home plate, making 4 total bases)
  5. Usain Bolt
  6. 5
  7. Tennis
  8. 5
  9. Jack Nicklaus
  10. Portugal
  11. Golf
  12. 80 minutes
  13. Basketball
  14. The French Open (Roland Garros)
  15. Simona Halep
  16. United States (Los Angeles)
  17. Serena Williams
  18. Badminton
  19. Michael Phelps
  20. Daniel Ricciardo
  21. Chicago Bulls
  22. Harry Kane
  23. 6 points
  24. Uruguay
  25. Barry Bonds (73 home runs in 2001)
  26. Nick Kyrgios
  27. 6
  28. 300 game
  29. Wayne Gretzky
  30. 6 balls
  31. 18 inches
  32. 8
  33. Lewis Hamilton
  34. Scotland
  35. Emmitt Smith
  36. Yellow
  37. United States
  38. New Zealand
  39. Florence Griffith-Joyner
  40. Allen Iverson
  41. Pineapple
  42. Muhammad Ali
  43. 10
  44. Gareth Barry
  45. Personal Best
  46. Giannis Antetokounmpo
  47. 50 meters
  48. Manchester United
  49. Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall (in 1968 for alcohol)
  50. South Africa

The Ultimate Sports Trivia Quiz – Part 2

Round 2 Questions:

  1. Which footballer is often referred to as the “Egyptian King”?
  2. What is the maximum break score in snooker?
  3. Which country did the famous footballer Pelé play for?
  4. How many players are there on a standard volleyball team?
  5. Who is the only tennis player to have won each Grand Slam at least twice?
  6. What color is the 8-ball in pool?
  7. Which country hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics?
  8. In football (soccer), who won the Ballon d’Or in 2020?
  9. What are the colors of the five Olympic rings?
  10. In which sport can you win the Claret Jug?
  11. Which famous baseball player was nicknamed “The Sultan of Swat”?
  12. Who is known as the “Father of Modern Olympics”?
  13. Which sport does Conor McGregor compete in?
  14. How many times did Martina Navratilova win Wimbledon?
  15. Which country has won the most Rugby World Cups?
  16. What is the national sport of Canada?
  17. Who was the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing?
  18. How many players are on a rugby union team?
  19. Who won the men’s tennis singles at the US Open in 2020?
  20. Which country won the 2019 Cricket World Cup?
  21. What is the duration of a regular period in ice hockey?
  22. Which team won the NBA Finals in 2020?
  23. How many holes are played in a full round of golf?
  24. Which sport is associated with the term “checkmate”?
  25. Which country’s soccer team is known as La Roja (“The Red One”)?
  26. Who was the youngest player to score in a FIFA World Cup final?
  27. In which year were the first modern Olympic Games held?
  28. How many players are there in a polo team?
  29. In tennis, what follows a deuce?
  30. Who is known for the phrase “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”?
  31. What is the outer layer of a cricket ball traditionally made of?
  32. Who is the all-time top scorer in the UEFA Champions League?
  33. Which sport involves tucks and pikes?
  34. Which country has the most Formula 1 World Championships?
  35. Who was known as the “Broadway Joe” in the NFL?
  36. Which boxer was famously banned from boxing for three years in the 1960s?
  37. What is the objective of the game called “curling”?
  38. How many players are there on a netball team?
  39. Who is the fastest woman in the world, holding the 200m record?
  40. Which English football club is known as “The Red Devils”?
  41. Which sport takes place in a velodrome?
  42. Who was the first basketball player to score 100 points in a single NBA game?
  43. Which city will host the 2024 Summer Olympics?
  44. What sport is known as “the sport of kings”?
  45. In which country was the sport of badminton first played?
  46. Which tennis player has the most Grand Slam wins in history?
  47. Who holds the record for the longest winning streak in boxing?
  48. How many squares are there on a chessboard?
  49. Which motor racing circuit is known as the “Home of British Motor Racing”?
  50. In baseball, where do the Atlanta Braves come from?

Round 2 Answers:

  1. Mohamed Salah
  2. 147
  3. Brazil
  4. 6
  5. Rod Laver
  6. Black
  7. South Korea (Pyeongchang)
  8. No award was given in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  9. Blue, Yellow, Black, Green, and Red
  10. Golf (The Open Championship)
  11. Babe Ruth
  12. Pierre de Coubertin
  13. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
  14. 9 times
  15. New Zealand
  16. Lacrosse (Ice Hockey is the most popular)
  17. Nicola Adams (2012)
  18. 15
  19. Dominic Thiem
  20. England
  21. 20 minutes
  22. Los Angeles Lakers
  23. 18
  24. Chess
  25. Spain
  26. Pelé
  27. 1896
  28. 4
  29. Advantage
  30. Muhammad Ali
  31. Leather
  32. Cristiano Ronaldo
  33. Diving
  34. United Kingdom
  35. Joe Namath
  36. Muhammad Ali
  37. Get stones closest to the center target
  38. 7
  39. Florence Griffith-Joyner
  40. Manchester United
  41. Cycling (track cycling)
  42. Wilt Chamberlain
  43. Paris
  44. Horse Racing
  45. India
  46. Margaret Court (overall, including before the Open Era)
  47. Julio Cesar Chavez with 87 wins
  48. 64
  49. Silverstone Circuit
  50. Atlanta, Georgia
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Jenna Questly

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