History Of Basketball Quiz

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History Of Basketball Quiz

As we look back over the many great years of basketball history, it’s safe to say that it’s become one of the best sports of all time, with the endless excitement and history-making moments it has provided us over the years. What are some of these moments? Well, that’s up for you to tell us! Take the following quiz to see just how much you know about basketball history!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      1881

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1891

    • D. 

      1892

  • 2. 
    He was known as the inventor of basketball.
    • A. 

      Dr. James Naismith

    • B. 

      Dr. Jaime Naismith

    • C. 

      Dr. Luther Gulick

    • D. 

      Dr. Martin Luther

  • 3. 
    The basketball inventor devised a set of ________ rules of basketbal15 rules.
    • A. 

      15 rules

    • B. 

      14 rules

    • C. 

      13 rules

    • D. 

      12 rules

  • 4. 
    Basketball was officially recognized as a permanent winter sport in ____.
    • A. 

      1904

    • B. 

      1905

    • C. 

      1906

    • D. 

      1903

  • 5. 
    Basketball was first played in Olympic in 1936 at_____.
    • A. 

      Berlin

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Greece

  • 6. 
    International governing body of Basketball is…
    • A. 

      FIBA

    • B. 

      PIBA

    • C. 

      PBA

    • D. 

      NBA

  • 7. 
    The game basketball was exported to Europe in_____ where it was played ever since.
    • A. 

      1892

    • B. 

      1893

    • C. 

      1891

    • D. 

      1894

  • 8. 
    The game shall consist of ____ periods of 10 minutes.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      6

  • 9. 
    If the score us tied at end of the games, played continue for an extra ___ minutes.
    • A. 

      10 minutes

    • B. 

      3 minutes

    • C. 

      8 minutes

    • D. 

      5 minutes

  • 10. 
    Basketball was first introduced at ______.
    • A. 

      Springfield Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Springfield College Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Springfield College University Massachusetts

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The first ring/basket used when the games was first demonstrate.
    • A. 

      Apple basket

    • B. 

      Peach basket

    • C. 

      Mango basket

    • D. 

      Pineapple basket

  • 12. 
    A half time shall have interval of how many minutes?
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      10 minutes

    • C. 

      15 minutes

    • D. 

      20 minutes

  • 13. 
    The _____ is a basketball team’s teacher. He or she organizes practice sessions to prepare the team of each game and selects the players who will start the game.
    • A. 

      Coach

    • B. 

      Assistant Coach

    • C. 

      Referee

    • D. 

      Assistant referee

  • 14. 
    Part of the court where jump ball is being conducted.
    • A. 

      Center Line

    • B. 

      Free throw line

    • C. 

      Two point line

    • D. 

      Three point line

  • 15. 
    The best known fundamental skills in basketball, also called as the backbone of the game.
    • A. 

      Shooting

    • B. 

      Rebounding

    • C. 

      Dribbling

    • D. 

      Passing