SPORTS Quiz.

Eric

Moderator
1. Frankie Fredericks represented which African country in athletics.
2. Who beat Ivan Lendl in a French Open final using underhand serves?
3. What sport used the term ‘home run’ long before baseball?
4. What was the first sport that allowed women to compete at the Olympics?
5. Which team is as well-known for their comic antics as for their on-court skills?
  1. Namibia
  2. Bjorn Borg
  3. No idea
  4. No idea
  5. This seems like a matter of opinion.
 

RedVHeartbeat

SGI NSW Cup
  1. Namibia
  2. Bjorn Borg
  3. No idea
  4. No idea
  5. This seems like a matter of opinion.
Namibia yes. For 5, I understand the Harlem Globetrotters were the only team that mixed showmanship with basketball skills. In fact they probably made more doing this than actually playing. Wonder if they still perform.
 
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RedV01

SGI NSW Cup
1. Frankie Fredericks represented which African country in athletics.
2. Who beat Ivan Lendl in a French Open final using underhand serves?
3. What sport used the term ‘home run’ long before baseball?
4. What was the first sport that allowed women to compete at the Olympics?
5. Which team is as well-known for their comic antics as for their on-court skills?
#4 modern or ancient Olympics?
 

RedV01

SGI NSW Cup
  1. In polo, what is a period of play called?
    A: Half B: Quarter C: Chukka D: Set

  2. In tennis, what follows a deuce?
    A: Advance B: Adverb C: Love D: Advantage

  3. Who ran the first four-minute mile?
    A: Roger Bannister B: Jack de Belin C: Banastre Tarleton D: Roger Moore

  4. Who player was the first to win five straight Wimbledon tennis titles?
    A: Novak Djokovic B: Bjorn Borg C: Roger Federer D: Pete Sampras

  5. How many years old are horses that run in the Kentucky Derby?
    A: 1 B: 2 C: 3 D: 4
 
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Eric

Moderator
  1. In polo, what is a period of play called?
    A: Half B: Quarter C: Chukka D: Set

  2. In tennis, what follows a deuce?
    A: Advance B: Adverb C: Love D: Advantage

  3. Who ran the first four-minute mile?
    A: Roger Bannister B: Jack de Belin C: Banastre Tarleton D: Roger Moore

  4. Who player was the first to win five straight Wimbledon tennis titles?
    A: Novak Djokovic B: Bjorn Borg C: Roger Federer D: Pete Sampras

  5. How many years old are horses that run in the Kentucky Derby?
    A: 1 B: 2 C: 3 D: 4
  1. Chukka (because why not?)
  2. Advantage
  3. Jack de Belin🔥
  4. Federer
  5. 2
 

Chris M

SGI NSW Cup
  1. In polo, what is a period of play called?
    A: Half B: Quarter C: Chukka D: Set

  2. In tennis, what follows a deuce?
    A: Advance B: Adverb C: Love D: Advantage

  3. Who ran the first four-minute mile?
    A: Roger Bannister B: Jack de Belin C: Banastre Tarleton D: Roger Moore

  4. Who player was the first to win five straight Wimbledon tennis titles?
    A: Novak Djokovic B: Bjorn Borg C: Roger Federer D: Pete Sampras

  5. How many years old are horses that run in the Kentucky Derby?
    A: 1 B: 2 C: 3 D: 4
  1. Chukka
  2. Advantage
  3. Banastre Tarleton
  4. Bjorn Borg
  5. 3
 

RedVHeartbeat

SGI NSW Cup
  1. In polo, what is a period of play called?
    A: Half B: Quarter C: Chukka D: Set

  2. In tennis, what follows a deuce?
    A: Advance B: Adverb C: Love D: Advantage

  3. Who ran the first four-minute mile?
    A: Roger Bannister B: Jack de Belin C: Banastre Tarleton D: Roger Moore

  4. Who player was the first to win five straight Wimbledon tennis titles?
    A: Novak Djokovic B: Bjorn Borg C: Roger Federer D: Pete Sampras

  5. How many years old are horses that run in the Kentucky Derby?
    A: 1 B: 2 C: 3 D: 4
C, A, A, B, D.
Good questions. They needed to make the running question harder by including John Landy who failed the Bannister feat by mere months. I'd like to see JDB run the mile. :LOL:
 
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RedVHeartbeat

SGI NSW Cup
Personally I prefer a mix.
Fine by me.

Who won the first ICC World Cup?
a) India
b) West Indies
c) England
d) Australia

Who is known as “The Baltimore Bullet”?
a) Roger Federer
b) Usain Bolt
c) Michael Phelps
d) Michael Jordan

Which Country has Won the Most World Snooker Championship?
a) Wales
b) Scotland
c) England
d) Australia

Who was given the Nickname “God of Cricket”?
a) Ricky Ponting
b) MS Dhoni
c) Sachin Tendulkar
d) Donald Bradman
 

Morgan

SGI NSW Cup
Fine by me.

Who won the first ICC World Cup?
a) India
b) West Indies
c) England
d) Australia

Who is known as “The Baltimore Bullet”?
a) Roger Federer
b) Usain Bolt
c) Michael Phelps
d) Michael Jordan

Which Country has Won the Most World Snooker Championship?
a) Wales
b) Scotland
c) England
d) Australia

Who was given the Nickname “God of Cricket”?
a) Ricky Ponting
b) MS Dhoni
c) Sachin Tendulkar
d) Donald Bradman
West Indies
Michael Phelps
England
MS Dhoni
 

Morgan

SGI NSW Cup
  1. Wellington Trophy is related to which sport?
  2. Term Chinaman is related to which sport?
  3. Who won the first T20 World Cup?
  4. Which Country won the first FIFA World Cup?
  5. What is the 100m World Record of Usain Bolt?
 
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