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VeryHard

In 1948, which NBA basketball team did the Harlem Globetrotters defeat which eventually helped break the NBA's color barrier?

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Answer: Minneapolis Lakers
More information: The reason the Harlem Globetrotters are said to have become a comedy act is because they were so dominant in basketball, being on a 102-game winning streak when matching up against the Minneapolis Lakers in 1948, that they eventually started goofing off just for fun. The Globetrotters' two-point victory helped in solidifying the fact that African-Americans, who were not allowed in the NBA at the time, were viable professional basketball athletes.

Hard

In which year did Chinese golfer Tianlang Guan compete in the Masters Tournament?

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Answer: 2013
More information: In 2013, Tianlang Guan, a 14-year-old Chinese golf player set a record as the youngest player to ever compete in the Masters tournament.

Easy

Ariya Jutanugarn is one of the most successful female golfers. Which country does she come from?

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Answer: Thailand
More information: Ariya was born in Bangkok, Thailand. In the history of Thailand, Ariya is the first golf player to win a major championship.

Easy

Which fellow NBA superstar fouled the legendary Isiah Thomas so hard in 1991 that it left the latter permanently scarred?

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Answer: Karl Malone
More information: In December of 1991, Utah Jazz forward Karl Malone inflicted a vicious elbow to Thomas' eye which resulted in a gruesome scene, 40 stitches and a permanent scar. Rightfully this incident is considered one of the most unsportsmanlike acts in NBA history.

Medium

In which round did Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal exit the men's singles of the 2015 U.S. Open Championship?

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Answer: Third Round
More information: Rafael Nadal exited the 2015 U.S. Open tournament in the third round. He was beaten by Fabio Fognini of Italy.

Easy

The International governing body for tennis is known as?

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Answer: ITF
More information: ITF (International Tennis Federation) is the globally recognized body that governs the game of tennis. It was founded in the year 1913 with only 12-member countries.

Easy

2004's infamous "Malice at the Palace" incident took place in the arena of which NBA team?

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Answer: Detroit Pistons
More information: The "Malice at the Palace", perhaps the most-disturbing event in the history of the NBA, involved members of the visiting Indiana Pacers brawling in the stands with fans of Detroit Pistons, who formerly played at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan.

VeryHard

The mixed doubles of the 2000 French Open was won by which duo?

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Answer: Marian de Swardt and David Adams
More information: Marian de Swardt and David Adams, both South African nationals, were the winners of the 2000 French Open-mixed doubles championship. They defeated Rennae Stubbs and Todd Woodbridge in the final by a result of; 6-3, 3-6, and 6-3.

Medium

How long is a football end zone?

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Answer: 10 Yards
More information: The two end zones are 10 yards each, thus making the total NFL field 120 yards in total.



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