Running, jumping, throwing and other competitveness. A nightmare for couch-potatoes, the dream for the active: It's SPORT!

Here is a set of free trivia questions related to Sport. All Questions are Multiple choice with two options.Sports asked about here include horse racing, tennis, motor racing and football (actual football) and American Football (not really football at all).

  1. Which one of these countries have qualified for the men's FIFA World Cup the most times?greek_statue_discus_thrower.jpg

    A: Israel

    B:Iran

    Iran

    Iran 4 times Israel 1

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  2. Which tennis-playing Scotsman is the elder brother?

    A: Andy Murray

    B:Jamie Murray

    Jamie Murray

    Jamie born 1986, Andy born 1987

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  3. Michael Schumacher's younger brother Ralf was also a Formula One racing driver from 1997-2007 but did he ever win a Grand Prix race?

    A: Yes

    B:No

    Yes

    he won 6 races during his career. His best season finish was 4th place (twice - in 2001 and 2002)

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  4. What year did Jenson Button make his debut as a driver in Formula 1?

    A: 2000

    B:2005

    2000

    he drove for the Williams team and became at the time Britian's youngest formula 1 driver

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  5. Famous streaker Mark Roberts once streaked at the Curling in the Winter Olympics. But what type of game did he interrupt?

    A: Mens

    B:Womens

    Mens

    Bronze medal match between US and GB at Turin 2006

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  6. Up to and including the 2016 Olympics, has there been a mixed-doubles event for table tennis?

    A: Yes

    B:No

    No

    There are mens doubles and womens doubles tournaments but no mixed doubles - this is to change and mixed doubles will be part of Tokyo 2020.

    source
  7. What type of horse race is the Grand National, usually held in April?

    A: Flat

    B:Jumps

    Jumps

    It is the most valuable jump race in Europe, with a prize fund of £1 million in 2017.

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  8. What type of horse race is the Epsom Oaks, usually held in June? Flat Jumps

    Flat

    over a distance of 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 6 yards (2,420 metres)source

  9. What sex are all of the horses who race in The Oaks?MaleFemale

    Female

    The race is specifically for three-year-old filliessource

  10. The five horse races known in Britain as the 'Classics' are all which type of race?FlatJumps

    Flat

    The races are 2,000 Guineas, 1,000 Guineas, Epsom Oaks, Epsom Derby, and St.Legersource

  11. Which of the Brownlee brothers was the more successful in the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Triathlon, winning gold both times while his brother won lesser medals?AlistairJonathan

    Alistair

    Alistair won gold both times while Jonathan won bronze (2012) and silver (2016).source

  12. The Weber Cup is a Ten-pin bowling contest between a team from the USA and a team from Europe. Who has won the cup more times?EuropeUSA

    Europe

    10 v 8 victories after the 2017 tournamentsource

  13. In which discipline was Tony McCoy champion jockey for a record breaking 20 years in a row?Flat racingJump racing

    Jumps

    proper term is 'National Hunt racing'source

  14. Football: Which one of these countries did NOT qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia in 2018?South AfricaSouth Korea

    South Africa

    0source

  15. Which Scottish Football team plays their home games at Links Park?MontroseStranraer

    Montrose

    Stranraer play at Stair Parksource

  16. In Rugby League what number shirt does the Full Back traditionally wear?OneThirteen

    One

    0source

  17. Which race uses a longer course?The Grand NationalThe University Boat Race

    The Grand National

    Only slightly longer. GN is 6.9km. BR is 6.8kmsource

  18. Which American franchise were the Titans before they changed their name in 1962?New York GiantsNew York Jets

    New York Jets

    New York Titans ran from 1960-62. Team name was chosen because Titans are supposedly bigger and stronger than Giants (the other NY team). Club was in financial trouble and bought in 1962. New owners moved stadium and changed name to Jets.source

  19. The Melbourne Cup is Australia's richest prize horse race, it's run each year on the second Tuesday of which month?AprilNovember

    November

    0source

  20. Is squash a sport at the Olympic games?YesNo

    No

    It is recognised as a potential future sportsource


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