Trivia Questios On Rules Of Basketball!

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Trivia Questios On Rules Of Basketball!

The game of basketball seems pretty easy until you try to take a shot and get called for traveling, or for making an offensive foul, or for violating the shot clock or any of the other various ways in which you can mess up on the court. There’s a lot to learn before you put the ball into the hoop, and in the following quiz, we aim to see if you know enough about the rules to actually play at a high level.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the player that knocked out Artis Gilmore while both played in the ABA?
    • A. 

      Maurice Lucas

    • B. 

      Dan Issel

    • C. 

      Julius Erving

    • D. 

      George McGinnis

  • 2. 
    Backup center Mel Counts attended which college?
    • A. 

      Boston College

    • B. 

      Duke

    • C. 

      UCLA

    • D. 

      Oregon State

  • 3. 
    Chuck Connors played with which 2 Major League Baseball teams?
    • A. 

      Boston Braves/Boston Red Sox

    • B. 

      Brooklyn Dodgers/Chicago Cubs

    • C. 

      Boston Braves/St. Louis Cardinals

    • D. 

      Boston Red Sox/Philadelphia Phillies

  • 4. 
    Which pick overall was Antoine Walker?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      7

  • 5. 
    In what season did George Yardley become the NBA's first player to score 2000 points?
    • A. 

      1959-60

    • B. 

      1953-54

    • C. 

      1956-57

    • D. 

      1957-58

  • 6. 
    What college basketball team played their home games in 2005 at the Hilton Coliseum?
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      Kansas

    • C. 

      Creighton

    • D. 

      Iowa State

  • 7. 
    What was Michael Jordan's batting average as a Birmingham Baron?
    • A. 

      0.192

    • B. 

      0.252

    • C. 

      0.299

    • D. 

      0.314

  • 8. 
    What college features the mascot Pistol Pete?
    • A. 

      Wyoming

    • B. 

      Idaho

    • C. 

      USC

    • D. 

      Southwest Louisiana

  • 9. 
    Who held the first NBA scoring title back in 1947?
    • A. 

      Joe Fulks

    • B. 

      George Mikan

    • C. 

      Neil Johnston

    • D. 

      Paul Arizin

  • 10. 
    Who set the single game rebounding record of 55 for college basketball?
    • A. 

      Bill Chambers

    • B. 

      Dennis Rodman

    • C. 

      Bill Walton

    • D. 

      Wilt Chamberlain

  • 11. 
    Which four teams participated in the 1995 Men's Final Four?
    • A. 

      Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Kentucky

    • B. 

      Arizona, Florida, Duke, Arkansas

    • C. 

      Illinois, Seton Hall, Michigan, Duke

    • D. 

      North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, UCLA

  • 12. 
    What player once set the record for most points scored at the NBA All-Star rookie game with 31 points?
    • A. 

      Kevin Garnett

    • B. 

      Kobe Bryant

    • C. 

      Allen Iverson

    • D. 

      Michael Jordan

  • 13. 
    Who is the first player to lead the NBA in points and assist per game in the same season?
    • A. 

      Nate "Tiny" Archibald

    • B. 

      Oscar Robertson

    • C. 

      Michael Jordan

    • D. 

      Kobe Bryant

  • 14. 
    What ABA/NBA great was known as "the Horse"?
    • A. 

      Artis Gilmore

    • B. 

      Dan Issel

    • C. 

      Moses Malone

    • D. 

      Julius Erving

  • 15. 
    Who scored the first points in the WNBA's inaugural season?
    • A. 

      Penny Toler

    • B. 

      Teresa Weatherspoon

    • C. 

      Rebecca Lobo

    • D. 

      Lisa Leslie

  • 16. 
    What was Michael Jordan's scoring average (an NBA Finals record) in the 1993 finals against Phoenix?
    • A. 

      40.7

    • B. 

      41

    • C. 

      38.8

    • D. 

      39.4

  • 17. 
    How many points did Michael Jordan score in the first game of the 1991 NBA Finals?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      36

  • 18. 
    Of these players, who was the youngest when selected in the 1996-97 NBA Draft?
    • A. 

      Marcus Camby

    • B. 

      Kobe Bryant

    • C. 

      Jermaine O'Neal

    • D. 

      Stephon Marbury

  • 19. 
    Which NBA player twice blocked eight shots in one quarter?
    • A. 

      Dikembe Mutombo

    • B. 

      Artis Gilmore

    • C. 

      Mark Eaton

    • D. 

      Manute Bol

  • 20. 
    Which NBA player made his rap music debut in 1999?
    • A. 

      Ray Allen

    • B. 

      Chris Childs

    • C. 

      Chris Webber

    • D. 

      Shaquille O'Neal

  • 21. 
    Where was NBA star Brian Grant born?
    • A. 

      Columbus, Ohio

    • B. 

      New York City, New York

    • C. 

      Orlando, Florida

    • D. 

      Salt Lake City, Utah

  • 22. 
    What high school did Magic Johnson attend?
    • A. 

      Flint Country Day

    • B. 

      Detroit Southwest

    • C. 

      Everett High

    • D. 

      East Lansing

  • 23. 
    Who scored the last made points in the NBA in the final game of the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Jumaine Jones

    • B. 

      Derrick Coleman

    • C. 

      Allen Iverson

    • D. 

      Scottie Pippen

  • 24. 
    Which team hasn't Maurice Lucas played for?
    • A. 

      Detroit Pistons

    • B. 

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • C. 

      Phoenix Suns

    • D. 

      Seattle Supersonics

  • 25. 
    Tom Chambers was drafted by what NBA team?
    • A. 

      Phoenix Suns

    • B. 

      Seattle SuperSonics

    • C. 

      San Diego Clippers

    • D. 

      Utah Jazz