Sports Trivia and Answers

Easy

Which of the following tennis players is not a French international?

Show Answer

Answer: Roger Federer
With the exception of Roger Federer, who is from Switzerland, the rest of the players all hail from France.

Hard

Who was the cover athlete of the video game "NBA Live 99"?

Show Answer

Answer: Antoine Walker
In the earlier days of NBA-endorsed videogames, before EA's "NBA Live" franchise was eclipsed by "NBA 2K", the Boston Celtic's Antoine Jamison being featured on the cover of "NBA Live 99" was a big deal.

VeryHard

The 2000 US Olympic basketball team featured two players from the Miami Heat (Tim Hardaway and Alonzo Mourning). Which was the only other NBA team to have two players on that team?

Show Answer

Answer: Seattle SuperSonics
Vin Baker and Gary Payton, both players on the Seattle SuperSonics at the time, were also members of the 2000 US Olympic basketball team.

Medium

The first American football game is considered to have been played in which year?

Show Answer

Answer: 1869
The first game of football was an intercollegiate match between Rutgers and Princeton that was played on 6 November 1869.

Medium

In a game of golf, a low hook short, which does not go very far, is known as?

Show Answer

Answer: Duck Hook
Duck hook refers to the situation where a golfer hits a low hook shot, one that does not travel far.

Medium

The final of the men's doubles of the 2012 U.S. Open was won by which set of two players?

Show Answer

Answer: Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan
Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, both American internationals beat the pair of Leander Paes and Radek Štěpánek to win the men's doubles 2012 U.S. Open Championship.

Hard

Rafael Nadal's 10th title in the men's singles French Open Championship came in which year?

Show Answer

Answer: 2017
In 2017, Rafael Nadal defeated Stan Wawrinka to secure his 10th title in the French Open Championship.

Easy

How many holes are there in a full round of golf?

Show Answer

Answer: 18
A traditional golf course is 18 holes, but nine-hole courses are common and can be played twice through for a full round of 18 holes.

Medium

Former NBA All-Star Jermaine O'Neal was drafted by which team in 1996?

Show Answer

Answer: Portland Trailblazers
High schooler Jermaine O'Neal was selected 17th in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Portland Trailblazers, never saw ample playing time with the club and thus didn't reach his full, All-Star potential until after being traded to Indiana in 2000.

Hard

Which American golfer was nicknamed "The Joplin Ghost"?

Show Answer

Answer: Horton Smith
Former American golf player, Smith was also known as "The Joplin Ghost". He had a very impressive career, winning the 1934 and the 1936 Maters Tournament. He passed away in 1963.



Other Categories


Subscribe to Newsletter

We'll send you weekly trivia and other fun stuff!


© TriviaQuestionsNow.com
Privacy Policy