Intermediate Sports Quiz 2 (20 Questions)

1.) The Indianapolis 500 comprises how many laps?

2.) The last person to cross the finish line in what grueling annual race receives the Red Lantern award?

3.) What Wimbledon championship offers the largest financial prize?

4.) Names for what type of sporting equipment included mashie, baffing spoon, niblick and cleek up until the early 1930s?

5.) What NHL team won the Stanley Cup in 2011?

6.) What athletic term refers to sports teams or individuals that travel to various locations – usually small towns – to stage exhibition matches?

7.) What modern name befits the event once known as the “hop, step and jump”?

8.) The United States won how many medals in the 2012 Summer Olympics?

9.) Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb competed against each other in what sport besides baseball?

10.) What Basketball Hall of Famer won a record 11 championship rings?

11.) What NBA franchise moved to Brooklyn in 2012?

12.) What former NHL defenseman ranks as the only NHL player in that position to win the NHL scoring title?

13.) A person rides the skeleton sled in what position?

14.) Nicknames for what pro golfer include “the Golden Bear”?

15.) What NFL quarterback set the record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass in 2012, beating Johnny Unitas’ old record?

16.) What team won the 2011 World Series?

17.) What U.S. state features a community-owned major league professional sports team?

18.) Rikishi professionally compete in what sport?

19.) Roger Maris hit his historic 61st home run in 1961 in what stadium?

20.) A standard 10-pin bowling pin measures at what height?

Answers
1.) 200 laps
2.) Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
3.) men’s singles
4.) golf clubs
5.) Los Angeles Kings
6.) barnstormers
7.) triple jump
8.) 104 medals
9.) golf
10.) Bill Russell
11.) New Jersey Nets (now the Brooklyn Nets)
12.) Bobby Orr
13.) prone position
14.) Jack Nicklaus
15.) Drew Brees
16.) St. Louis Cardinals
17.) Wisconsin
18.) sumo
19.) Yankee Stadium
20.) 15 inches

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