Trivia: Do You Really Know About International Sports?

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Trivia: Do You Really Know About International Sports? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What International team, came 3rd in the 1982 World cup?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      West Germany

    • D.

      Italy

    • E.

      Poland

    Correct Answer
    E. Poland
    Explanation
    Poland is the correct answer because they finished in 3rd place in the 1982 World Cup. This was their best performance in the tournament, where they showcased their strong team and reached the semifinals. Despite losing in the semifinals to Italy, Poland won the third-place match against France, securing their spot on the podium.

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  • 2. 

    What team won the 1982 World cup?

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      West Germany

    • D.

      Poland

    • E.

      France

    Correct Answer
    A. Italy
    Explanation
    Italy won the 1982 World Cup.

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  • 3. 

    Which two teams went through, in group 3 of the 1982 World cup?

    • A.

      Italy & Austria

    • B.

      Belgium & Argentina

    • C.

      West Germany & Hungray

    • D.

      England & Northen Ireland

    • E.

      Spain & Brazil

    Correct Answer
    B. Belgium & Argentina
    Explanation
    In the group 3 of the 1982 World Cup, Belgium and Argentina were the two teams that advanced.

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  • 4. 

    The oldest man on earth was born on the 29th June 1865 but what year did he die in?

    • A.

      1983

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1980

    • E.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    E. 1986
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, the oldest man on earth was born on June 29th, 1865. To determine the year he died in, we need to consider that he could not have died before 1983, as that would make him younger than the stated birth year. Similarly, he could not have died after 1986, as that would make him older than the stated birth year. Therefore, the only possible year for his death is 1986.

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  • 5. 

    The longest daisy chain in the World was made in 1985, which took 7 hours to make. But how long was the daisy chain?

    • A.

      1.8km

    • B.

      2.12km

    • C.

      4.67km

    • D.

      2.59km

    • E.

      3.02km

    Correct Answer
    B. 2.12km
    Explanation
    In 1985, the longest daisy chain in the world was made, and it took 7 hours to make. The question asks for the length of this daisy chain. The correct answer is 2.12km.

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  • 6. 

    In the 1982 World cup, how old was the youngest player ever to play in the World Cup? And what was his name?

    • A.

      He was 17 and his name was Norman Whiteside.

    • B.

      He was 18 and his name was Jozsef Magyar.

    • C.

      He was 17 and his name was Albert Roger Milla.

    • D.

      He was 19 and his name was Gerd Muller.

    • E.

      He was 18 and his name was Just Fontaine.

    Correct Answer
    A. He was 17 and his name was Norman Whiteside.
    Explanation
    Norman Whiteside was the youngest player ever to play in the World Cup, at the age of 17.

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  • 7. 

    In 1983, who was the World's fastest man?

    • A.

      Jim Hines

    • B.

      Tim Montgomery

    • C.

      Carl Lewis

    • D.

      Calvin Smith

    • E.

      Donovan Bailey

    Correct Answer
    D. Calvin Smith
    Explanation
    Calvin Smith is the correct answer because in 1983, he broke the world record for the 100-meter sprint with a time of 9.93 seconds, making him the fastest man in the world at that time. Jim Hines, Tim Montgomery, Carl Lewis, and Donovan Bailey were all notable sprinters, but none of them held the title of the world's fastest man in 1983.

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  • 8. 

    The greatest Vertical Jump on Earth by a man was done in 1980, What was the measurement?

    • A.

      1.52m

    • B.

      1.78m

    • C.

      1.91m

    • D.

      1.90m

    • E.

      1.68m

    Correct Answer
    D. 1.90m
    Explanation
    In 1980, a man achieved the greatest vertical jump on Earth, measuring 1.90m. This means that he was able to jump vertically off the ground to a height of 1.90 meters. This impressive feat demonstrates his exceptional strength and athleticism.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following 4 nations was NOT a founding member of the International Ice Hockey Federation in 1910?

    • A.

      Hurling

    • B.

      Gaelic football

    • C.

      Polo

    • D.

      Lacrosse

    Correct Answer
    A. Hurling
  • 10. 

    In which of these sports do you use a 24ft x 8ft (7.5m x 2.4m) goal with back supports and crossbar?

    • A.

      Hockey

    • B.

      Midget soccer

    • C.

      Soccer

    • D.

      Ice hockey

    Correct Answer
    C. Soccer
    Explanation
    Soccer is the correct answer because it is the only sport listed that commonly uses a goal with the dimensions of 24ft x 8ft (7.5m x 2.4m). Hockey and ice hockey use smaller goals, and midget soccer is not a widely recognized sport.

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