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This is the first of the 3 quizzes you will be taking. The subject is Sports.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which player holds the record for the longest rushing touchdown in NFL history?

    • A.

      Lamar Miller

    • B.

      Jamaal Charles

    • C.

      Tony Dorsett

    • D.

      OJ Simpson

    Correct Answer
    C. Tony Dorsett
    Explanation
    Tony Dorsett holds the record for the longest rushing touchdown in NFL history.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the current holder of the world record in 100 m freestyle swimming?

    • A.

      Eamon Sullivan

    • B.

      Michael Phelps

    • C.

      Sun Yang

    • D.

      Ryan Lochte

    Correct Answer
    A. Eamon Sullivan
  • 3. 

    Which player did the infamous headbutt during a FIFA World Cup Final, the last game of his career, which ended with him getting the red card and his country losing the match?

    • A.

      David Backham

    • B.

      Zinedine Zidane

    • C.

      Thierry Henry

    • D.

      Michael Ballack

    Correct Answer
    B. Zinedine Zidane
    Explanation
    Zinedine Zidane is the correct answer because he infamously headbutted Marco Materazzi during the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final. This incident occurred in the last game of Zidane's career, resulting in him receiving a red card and his country, France, losing the match.

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  • 4. 

    How many 'balls' are thrown in 1 inning of regular cricket ODI match?

    • A.

      120

    • B.

      250

    • C.

      300

    • D.

      Unknown - the match goes on for days and so it is uncertain

    Correct Answer
    C. 300
    Explanation
    In a regular cricket ODI match, 300 balls are thrown in one inning. This is because each over consists of 6 balls, and there are 50 overs in an ODI match. Therefore, 6 multiplied by 50 equals 300 balls.

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  • 5. 

    Name this famous athlete.

    • A.

      Boris Becker

    • B.

      Brock Lesnar

    • C.

      Alexander Povetkin

    • D.

      Sergei Federov

    Correct Answer
    A. Boris Becker
    Explanation
    Boris Becker is a famous athlete known for his achievements in tennis. He is a former professional tennis player from Germany who became the youngest Wimbledon champion at the age of 17. Becker's powerful serves and aggressive playing style made him a dominant force in the sport during the 1980s and 1990s. He won a total of six Grand Slam singles titles and was ranked number one in the world. Becker's success and impact on the game of tennis have made him a well-known and respected figure in the sports world.

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  • 6. 

    The New York Yankees hold the record for the most World Series wins. Which team comes second?

    • A.

      Boston Red Sox

    • B.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • C.

      Tampa Bay Devil Rays

    • D.

      Cincinnati Reds

    Correct Answer
    B. St. Louis Cardinals
    Explanation
    The New York Yankees hold the record for the most World Series wins, but the question asks for the team that comes second. The St. Louis Cardinals have the second most World Series wins, making them the correct answer. The Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and Cincinnati Reds do not have as many World Series wins as the Cardinals.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the only player in American Sports history to play in the World Series and the Super Bowl?

    • A.

      Deion Sanders

    • B.

      Barry Bonds

    • C.

      Ray Lewis

    • D.

      N/A - Such a record doesn't exist.

    Correct Answer
    A. Deion Sanders
    Explanation
    Deion Sanders is the correct answer because he is the only player in American Sports history to have played in both the World Series (baseball) and the Super Bowl (American football). Sanders was a skilled athlete who played professional baseball and football simultaneously, making him unique in his ability to compete at the highest level in both sports.

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  • 8. 

    Where are the 2018 Winter Olympics going to be held?

    • A.

      Sochi, Russia

    • B.

      Trondheim, Norway

    • C.

      PyeongChang, South Korea

    • D.

      Prince George, Canada

    Correct Answer
    C. PyeongChang, South Korea
    Explanation
    The 2018 Winter Olympics are going to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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  • 9. 

    What event in history caused the merging of NFL football teams to ensure the season would go ahead uninterrupted.

    • A.

      World War 2

    • B.

      Vietnam War

    • C.

      World War 1

    • D.

      American Civil War

    Correct Answer
    C. World War 1
    Explanation
    During World War 1, many NFL players were drafted or enlisted in the military, leading to a shortage of players for the football teams. To ensure the season would go ahead uninterrupted, some NFL teams merged to form a single team, combining their players and resources. This allowed them to continue playing football and maintain the league's schedule despite the impact of the war on player availability.

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  • 10. 

    What moment is shown in the picture?

    • A.

      Ahmad Hassan being helped by his coach after finishing the 1994 London Marathon

    • B.

      Derek Redmond completing the 400 m race at the 1992 Olympics with the help of his father

    • C.

      Maurice Greene collapsing after his 100 m record is broken by Tim Montgomery

    • D.

      Josia Thugwane being held after winning the Marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics

    Correct Answer
    B. Derek Redmond completing the 400 m race at the 1992 Olympics with the help of his father
    Explanation
    The picture shows Derek Redmond completing the 400 m race at the 1992 Olympics with the help of his father.

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