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Sports Trivia Questions & Answers

List of Great Sports Trivia Questions

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Introduction

This Sports trivia will not only provide you with an opportunity to exercise your brain but also aids you to acquire knowledge regarding diverse range of sports all over the world. Our wide variety of sports trivia questions are best suited to all kinds of sports fans.

Kids and adults both can use the listed sports questions and transform them into an enjoyable activity. You can create printable sports jeopardy quiz questions and answers on worksheets and play a family or friends get together activity game. Plan your next friends party with challenging yet entertaining sports trivia questions game.

Interesting Sports Trivia Facts 

  • Football goal has a height = 2.4m and width = 7.3m
  • A footballer Tony Adams has an autobiography called Addicted
  • Tour de France is a Bicycle race
  • The lightest ball is used in table tennis
  • The football world cup is held after every four years
  • Decathlon is formed by ten athletic events
  • In ”New Zealand” there is a tradition for rugby teams to perform a war dance before a match begins and this dance is known as “Haka”
  • In the 1980’s “The Los Angeles Dodgers” win two World Series
  • In 1994 Bob Woolmer left Warwickshire to become coach to South Africa
  • The first t20 world cup was won by India
  • 2020 Summer Olympics will going to held in Tokyo
  • Swimming, cycling and running forms a triathlon
  • The white target ball is known as ”Jack” in bowls
  • Nigel Mansell become world champion in 1992

Sports Trivia Question & Answer For Kids

Q. How many sports are there all over the world?

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 8000

Q. How many players are in cricket?

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11 players

Q. Word ‘love’ is used in which game?

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Tennis

Q. What does the word love means in tennis?

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Zero

Q. Which is England’s national sport?

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Cricket

Q. The Olympic rings have how many colors?

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Five

Q. How many players a hockey team has?

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11 players in each team

Q. In snooker how many red balls are used?

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Fifteen

Q. Name the country that hosted Football World Cup in 2006?

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Germany

Q. What is the color of standard tennis ball?

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Yellow

Q. What is a jockey’s uniform called?

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Silks

Q. In a standard ten-pin bowling ball how many number of holes are there?

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Three

Q. In a speedway race how many motorbikes take part?

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Four

Q. Which two players formed a record of longest tennis match?

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American John Isner and Frenchman Nicolas Mahut

Q. Which city’s host hosts Wimbledon Tennis Championships?

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London

Q. Mo Farah is associated with what type of sport?

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Running

Q. Into How many periods an ice hockey game is divided?

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Three

Q. How many rings are combined to form an Olympic logo?

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Five

Q. Name the sport that involves these three things; wickets, a ball and a Bat. 

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Cricket

Q. The height of center of tennis net is how many feet?

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Three feet

Q. Davis cup is awarded in which sport?

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Tennis

Q. Which two colored flag is waved to represents the winner in motor racing?

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Black and white checkered flag

Q. What is the national sport of Pakistan?

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Hockey

Q. How do umpire signals for no ball?

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By raising Right arm

Q. What do umpire do to show that the player has hit the six?

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Raises both arms above his head

Q. In which year did Pakistan win the cricket world cup?

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1992

Q. Donald, Cronje and McMillan play for Which country?

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South Africa

Q. Name the first batsman who scored 10,000 runs in Test cricket?

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Sunil Gavaskar

Q. Jack Hobbs play for which country?

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Surrey

Q. A football team has how many players?

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Eleven players

Q. Which sport is watched the most in USA?

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American football

Q. What is the nickname given to the baseball’s Lawrence Peter Berra?

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Yogi

Q. Detroit Pistons plays which game?

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Basketball

Q. Who invented Basketball?

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Dr J. A. Naismith

Q. What is the highest number on an American style roulette wheel?

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Thirty-Eight

Q. How many players are there in a “rugby league team”?

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Thirteen

Q. What is a “Latin inspired dance based on workout” called?

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Zumba

Q. Name the first three members of the ICC.

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England, South Africa, Australia

Q. How many numbers of pockets snooker table have?

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Six

Q. After Martin Keown who was the captain of the England football team?

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David Beckham

Q. In 1990 and 1991, which county won the Championship?

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Essex

Q. Ice hockey team has how many players?

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Six

Q. Name the national sports of America?

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Baseball

Q. What letters are written on South Africa’s Olympic athletes Vests?

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RSA

Q. In which year was the longest tennis game ever played?

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26th May 1975

Q. How many times does India won the cricket world cup?

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Two

Q. Which country won 2015 cricket world cup?

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Australia

Q. Which country won the first world cup?

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West Indies

Sports Trivia Question & Answer For Adults

Q. Name the world’s youngest heavyweight-boxing champion.

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Mike Tyson

Q. The William Webb Ellis Trophy is the official name of which trophy?

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Rugby  World Cup trophy

Q. Which England footballer is known as the first European Footballer of the Year?

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Stanley Matthews

Q. What was “Frisbee” known as earlier?

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Pluto Platter

Q. In the 1966 World Cup Finals, who was the one to score the final goal?

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Geoff Hurst

Q. Name the sport that is associated with Costantino Rocca?

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Golf

Q. Name the country that invented Volleyball?

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United States Of America

Q. Facial hairs are prohibited in which Olympic sport?

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Boxing

Q. What is the flat rubber disc that is used in ice hockey called?

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Puck

Q. In year 1986 “FIFA World Cup” held in which city?

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Mexico

Q. Which nickname is given to famous baseball player “Ty Cobb”?

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The Georgia Peach

Q. In the 2006 world cup final who scored the winning penalty?

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Fabio Grosso

Q. An archery target center is in which color?

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Gold

Q. Name the horse that won Melbourne Cup In 2002.

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Media Puzzle

Q. In golf, what does the term ‘birdie’ means?

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One under par

Q. In September 1996 who won all seven races in one day at Ascot Racecourse?

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Frankie Dettori

Q. What is “Munro” according to climbers?

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Peak high than 3000 feet

Q. Baseball is originated from which country?

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England

Q. What is the nickname of snooker player “Jimmy White”?

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The Whirlwind

Q. What is the most important piece in the game of chess?

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The Queen

Q. When did Ben Curtis win the British Open golf tournament?

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2003

Q. In a game of roulette the bet on numbers 1-18 is called?

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Manqué

Q. Long jump sports involves running and jumping as far as possible onto what?

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Sandpit

Q. Name the first U.S. volleyball player who won three Olympic gold medals?

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Karch Kiraly.

Q. When were American professionals allowed to enter “The World Basketball Championships”?

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1994

Q. Name the sports that the Miami Dolphins play?

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American football

Q. Name the sport that is played by the Atlanta Braves?

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Baseball

Q. The rules for modern ice hockey were formulated in which country?

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Canada

Q. Which team was the first to win the Super Bowl?

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Green Bay Packers

Q. Name the sport played by Buffalo Sabres?

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Ice hockey

Q. Stanley Cup awarded is in which sport?

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Ice hockey

Q. In 1986, which team won the first Budweiser Bowl?

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London Ravens

Q. What does NFL stand for in American football?

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National Football League

Q. Baseball team has How many players?

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Nine

Q. Name the two American men who won “ice skating Olympic gold” in the 1980’s.

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Scott Hamilton and Brian Boitano

Q. Which team bats first in baseball?

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The visiting team

Q. At Basketball, other than the United States which two countries have won Olympic gold medals?

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USSR and Yugoslavia

Q. The Redskins American football team comes from Which city?

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Washington

Q. Aside from Botham, name the English bowler who achieved the 300 Test wickets?

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Bob Willis

Q. Name the bowler who was the first to take 300 Test wickets?

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Fred Trueman

Q. What was “Nat West Trophy” earlier called?

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Gillette Cup

Q. Who is known as “bodyline” bowler?

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Harold Larwood

Q. Before 1965, ICC stand for what?

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Imperial Cricket Conference

Q. Name the two cricketers who are known as BBC Sports Personality of the Year between 1956 and 1981?

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Jim Laker, Ian Botham

Q. Name the radio commentator who is known as ‘Aggers’?

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Jonathan Agnew

Q. Name the Australian tycoon who started a ‘circus’ in the 1970s?

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Kerry

Q. Who was the one to win the Gillette Cup from 1970 to 1972?

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Lancashire

Q. Name the bowler who for the first time formed a record to hit six sixes in an over?

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Malcolm Nash

Q. In 1985,Which England batsmen scored double centuries in the same innings against India?

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Mike Gatting, Graeme Fowler

Q. Abdul Qadir played for Which country?

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Pakistan

Q. The Barnacle’ is the nickname given to which batsman?

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Trevor Bailey

Q. In 1992 when Pakistan win the cricket world cup who was the captain of the team?

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Imran Khan

Q. Name the golfer who was responsible for the US Masters?

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Bobby Jones

Q. Before Richie Richardson, Who was West Indian captain?

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Viv Richards

Q. C and b stand for what in scoring?

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Caught and bowled

Q. In 1994 and 1995, which team won County Championship?

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Warwickshire

Q. Alan Ball begins his playing career With whom?

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Blackpool

Q. Which country was the first to win the World Cup four times?

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Brazil.

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  1. Great collection of sports trivia!

    Love learning new facts, I honestly had no idea that Dr. Naismith invented basketball. Did some more research and apparently he was a college teacher in 1891 and had to come up with a new sport because of the rough winter weather.

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