Sports Quiz: Test Your GK! Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Which country did F1 legend Ayrton Senna come from?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Mexico

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    A. Brazil
    Explanation
    Ayrton Senna, the F1 legend, hailed from Brazil. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of Formula One. Senna's exceptional skills, intense rivalry with Alain Prost, and his tragic death during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix have cemented his legacy in the sport.

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  • 2. 

    Who won the world cup in 2018?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    B. France
    Explanation
    France won the World Cup in 2018.

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  • 3. 

    Which team did Kobe Bryant spend his basketball career with?

    • A.

      Chicago Bulls

    • B.

      Golden State Warriors 

    • C.

      LA Lakers

    • D.

      New York Knicks

    Correct Answer
    C. LA Lakers
    Explanation
    Kobe Bryant spent his basketball career with the LA Lakers.

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  • 4. 

    Which sport involves tucks and pikes?

    • A.

      Diving

    • B.

      Golf 

    • C.

      Fencing

    • D.

      Rowing

    Correct Answer
    A. Diving
    Explanation
    Diving involves tucks and pikes. In diving, tucks and pikes are different types of body positions used during dives. A tuck is when the diver bends their knees and brings them towards their chest, while a pike is when the diver keeps their legs straight and bends at the waist, reaching towards their toes. These positions are important for executing various dives and achieving different degrees of difficulty and precision in the sport of diving.

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  • 5. 

    Usain Bolt is still the fastest man in the world, running 100m in 9.58 seconds. In which year did he set that record?

    • A.

      2015

    • B.

      2013

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2009

    Correct Answer
    D. 2009
    Explanation
    In 2009, Usain Bolt set the record for the fastest 100m run in 9.58 seconds.

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  • 6. 

    Where is the next Olympic Games set to take place?

    • A.

      Buenos Aires

    • B.

      Toronto

    • C.

      Sydney

    • D.

      Tokyo

    Correct Answer
    D. Tokyo
    Explanation
    The next Olympic Games are set to take place in Tokyo.

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  • 7. 

    Who won the 2019 Rugby World Cup?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      New Zealand

    • C.

      South Africa

    • D.

      Ireland

    Correct Answer
    C. South Africa
    Explanation
    South Africa won the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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  • 8. 

    Which snooker player is nicknamed The Rocket?

    • A.

      Ronnie O’Sullivan

    • B.

      John Higgins

    • C.

      Stephen Hendry

    • D.

      Mark Johnson

    Correct Answer
    A. Ronnie O’Sullivan
    Explanation
    Ronnie O'Sullivan is nicknamed The Rocket.

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  • 9. 

    Who has won more tennis grand slam titles?

    • A.

      Roger Federer

    • B.

      Novak Djokovic

    • C.

      Serena Williams

    • D.

      Rafael Nadal

    Correct Answer
    C. Serena Williams
    Explanation
    Serena Williams has won more tennis grand slam titles compared to the other options. She has a total of 23 grand slam titles, which is the highest number among both male and female players. This makes her the most successful player in terms of grand slam victories.

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  • 10. 

    Who won the US masters in 2019?

    • A.

      Rory McIlroy

    • B.

      Tiger Woods

    • C.

      Shane Lowry

    • D.

      Paul Casey

    Correct Answer
    B. Tiger Woods
    Explanation
    Tiger Woods won the US Masters in 2019.

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  • 11. 

    How many rings does the Olympic symbol contain?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    The Olympic symbol contains 5 rings. Each ring represents one of the five continents: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. The rings are interconnected, symbolizing unity and the coming together of athletes from all over the world to compete in the Olympic Games.

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  • 12. 

    How many points is a bullseye worth in darts?

    • A.

      25

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      75

    • D.

      100

    Correct Answer
    B. 50
    Explanation
    A bullseye in darts is worth 50 points. This is because the bullseye is the small inner circle in the center of the dartboard, and hitting it is considered a highly accurate and skillful shot. As a result, it is rewarded with the highest number of points, which is 50.

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  • 13. 

    Who did McGregor defeat in 13 seconds to become only the second ever undisputed UFC Featherweight Champion in history in December 2015?

    • A.

      Jose Aldo

    • B.

      Nate Diaz

    • C.

      Nick Diaz

    • D.

      Khabib Nurmagomedov

    Correct Answer
    A. Jose Aldo
    Explanation
    McGregor defeated Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to become the second ever undisputed UFC Featherweight Champion in history in December 2015.

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  • 14. 

    How many rings does the Olympic symbol contain?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    The Olympic symbol contains five rings. Each ring represents a different continent: Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Oceania, and two rings for the polar regions. The rings are interlocked to symbolize unity and the coming together of athletes from all over the world to compete in the Olympic Games.

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  • 15. 

    What is the name of the Barcelona football stadium?

    • A.

      Santiago Bernabéu

    • B.

      Stamford Bridge

    • C.

      Benito Villamarín

    • D.

      Camp Nou

    Correct Answer
    D. Camp Nou
    Explanation
    Camp Nou is the correct answer because it is the name of the Barcelona football stadium. Santiago Bernabéu is the stadium of Real Madrid, Stamford Bridge is the stadium of Chelsea, and Benito Villamarín is the stadium of Real Betis.

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  • 16. 

    How many times has Michael Schumacher been a Formula 1 champion?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    Michael Schumacher has been a Formula 1 champion seven times.

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  • 17. 

    What year did Shane Lowry win the Irish Open?

    • A.

      2017

    • B.

      2018

    • C.

      2019

    • D.

      2020

    Correct Answer
    C. 2019
    Explanation
    Shane Lowry won the Irish Open in 2019.

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  • 18. 

    Who are the rivals of Liverpool F.C?

    • A.

      Chelsea

    • B.

      Manchester United

    • C.

      Everton

    • D.

      Newcastle United

    Correct Answer
    C. Everton
    Explanation
    Everton is the correct answer because they are one of the main rivals of Liverpool F.C. Both teams are based in the city of Liverpool and have a long-standing rivalry known as the Merseyside Derby. The matches between Liverpool and Everton are highly competitive and intense, with a strong historical and geographical significance.

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  • 19. 

    In Which Sport Might You See A Double Axel?

    • A.

      Ice Hockey

    • B.

      Ice Skating

    • C.

      Fencing

    • D.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    B. Ice Skating
    Explanation
    A double Axel is a figure skating jump where the skater takes off from a forward outside edge and completes two and a half rotations in the air before landing. This jump is commonly performed in ice skating competitions and is not seen in other sports such as ice hockey, fencing, or swimming. Therefore, the correct answer is ice skating.

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  • 20. 

    In which country were the first Olympic Games held?

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Greece

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    B. Greece
    Explanation
    The first Olympic Games were held in Greece. The ancient Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions held every four years in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. These games were a significant part of ancient Greek culture and were dedicated to the Greek gods. The modern Olympic Games, which began in 1896, were inspired by the ancient Olympic Games and continue to be held in different countries every four years.

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