What Do You Know About Sports?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Michelle Kwan's sister's name?

    • A.

      Ashley

    • B.

      Kaylie

    • C.

      Karen

    • D.

      Kerry

    Correct Answer
    C. Karen
    Explanation
    Michelle Kwan's sister's name is Karen.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the first European to be taken first overall in the NHL Entry Draft?

    • A.

      Jaromir Jagr

    • B.

      Mats Sundin

    • C.

      Pavel Bure

    • D.

      Teemu Selanne

    Correct Answer
    B. Mats Sundin
    Explanation
    Mats Sundin was the first European player to be taken first overall in the NHL Entry Draft. Sundin, a Swedish player, was selected by the Quebec Nordiques with the first overall pick in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft. This historic moment marked a significant milestone for European players in the NHL, as Sundin paved the way for future European stars to be recognized and drafted at the highest level of professional ice hockey.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first man inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Andre The Giant

    • B.

      Bruno Sammartino

    • C.

      Hulk Hogan

    • D.

      Superstar Billy Graham

    Correct Answer
    A. Andre The Giant
    Explanation
    Andre The Giant was the first man inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame. He was a professional wrestler who gained immense popularity during the 1970s and 1980s. Known for his enormous size and strength, Andre The Giant became a legendary figure in the wrestling world. His induction into the Hall of Fame was a testament to his contributions and impact on the sport.

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  • 4. 

    How thick are the blades on figure skates?

    • A.

      Quarter Of An Inch

    • B.

      Eighth Of An Inch

    • C.

      Three Quarters Of An Inch

    • D.

      Half An Inch

    Correct Answer
    B. Eighth Of An Inch
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Eighth Of An Inch". Figure skates typically have blades that are about an eighth of an inch thick. This thickness allows for better maneuverability and control on the ice while still providing stability and support for jumps and spins. Thicker blades would make it harder to perform intricate footwork, while thinner blades would lack the necessary strength and durability.

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  • 5. 

    Which female skater made "People" magazines "50 Most Beautiful People" list?

    • A.

      Midori Ito

    • B.

      Lu Chen

    • C.

      Nancy Kerrigan And Lu Chen

    • D.

      Surya Bonaly

    Correct Answer
    C. Nancy Kerrigan And Lu Chen
    Explanation
    Nancy Kerrigan and Lu Chen made "People" magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" list.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following was the first American woman to land a triple axel?

    • A.

      Tonya Harding

    • B.

      Michelle Kwan

    • C.

      Dorothy Hamill

    • D.

      Nancy Kerrigan

    Correct Answer
    A. Tonya Harding
    Explanation
    Tonya Harding was the first American woman to land a triple axel. The triple axel is a difficult figure skating jump that involves three and a half rotations in the air. Harding accomplished this feat in 1991, becoming the first American woman and the second woman overall to successfully land the jump in competition. This achievement solidified her place in figure skating history and showcased her athleticism and skill on the ice.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these teams was the first to hold the record for the most perfect scores in amateur skating?

    • A.

      Katarina Witt

    • B.

      Torvill And Dean

    • C.

      Gordeeava And Grikov

    • D.

      Brian Boitano

    Correct Answer
    B. Torvill And Dean
    Explanation
    Torvill and Dean were the first team to hold the record for the most perfect scores in amateur skating. The question is asking which team achieved this feat first. Katarina Witt, Gordeeava and Grikov, and Brian Boitano are all individual skaters, so they are not relevant to the question. Torvill and Dean, on the other hand, were a famous ice dancing duo who gained widespread recognition for their flawless performances and received perfect scores in multiple competitions, making them the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Who landed the first quadruple jump in World Championship history?

    • A.

      Elvis Stojko

    • B.

      Scott Hamilton

    • C.

      Christopher Bowman

    • D.

      Brian Orser

    Correct Answer
    A. Elvis Stojko
    Explanation
    Elvis Stojko is the correct answer because he landed the first quadruple jump in World Championship history. This accomplishment solidified his status as a trailblazer in figure skating, as the quadruple jump is a difficult and technically demanding maneuver. Stojko's achievement paved the way for future skaters to push the boundaries of the sport and strive for even more technically challenging jumps.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the first man to ever complete a quadruple jump in skating competitions?

    • A.

      Kurt Browning

    • B.

      Viktor Petrinko

    • C.

      Elvis Stokjo

    • D.

      Scott Hamilton

    Correct Answer
    A. Kurt Browning
    Explanation
    Kurt Browning is the correct answer because he was the first man to ever complete a quadruple jump in skating competitions. This achievement solidified his status as a pioneer in the sport and showcased his exceptional skill and athleticism.

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  • 10. 

    How many medals has Michelle Kwan won?

    • A.

      16 Medals

    • B.

      100 Medals

    • C.

      36 Medals

    • D.

      5 Medals

    Correct Answer
    C. 36 Medals
    Explanation
    Michelle Kwan has won a total of 36 medals. This indicates that she has achieved significant success in her career as a figure skater.

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  • 11. 

    Who won the 1999 Canadian Nationals in the ladies event?

    • A.

      Brandi-Lee Rousseau

    • B.

      Jennifer Robinson

    • C.

      Jose Chouinard

    • D.

      Keyla Ohs

    Correct Answer
    B. Jennifer Robinson
    Explanation
    Jennifer Robinson won the 1999 Canadian Nationals in the ladies event.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the first African-American female competitor on the World Tennis Tour?

    • A.

      Jackie Joyner

    • B.

      Danny Glover

    • C.

      Althea Gibson

    • D.

      Jackie Robinson

    Correct Answer
    C. Althea Gibson
    Explanation
    Althea Gibson was the first African-American female competitor on the World Tennis Tour. She broke barriers in the sport during the 1950s and became a trailblazer for future generations. Her achievements include winning multiple Grand Slam titles and becoming the first African-American to compete at Wimbledon. Gibson's success paved the way for other African-American athletes to excel in tennis and helped to break down racial barriers in the sport.

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  • 13. 

    What was the first North American city to host the modern Olympic games?

    • A.

      Salt Lake City

    • B.

      St. Louis

    • C.

      New York City

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    B. St. Louis
    Explanation
    St. Louis was the first North American city to host the modern Olympic games. In 1904, the Olympic games were held in St. Louis, Missouri, as part of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. This event marked the first time the Olympic games were held outside of Europe. Therefore, St. Louis is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 14. 

    In sports what does DNPCD mean?

    • A.

      Did Not Play, Coach's Decision

    • B.

      Does Not Perceive Coach's Direction

    • C.

      Do Not Pass, Critical Driver

    • D.

      Defense, No Penalty, Call Delay

    Correct Answer
    A. Did Not Play, Coach's Decision
    Explanation
    DNPCD stands for "Did Not Play, Coach's Decision." This term is commonly used in sports to indicate that a player did not participate in a game or match because the coach decided not to put them in the lineup. It could be due to various reasons such as tactical decisions, player performance, or team strategy.

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  • 15. 

    In which ballpark was the term "hot dog" first used?

    • A.

      Ebbets Field

    • B.

      Baker Bowl

    • C.

      Shea Stadium

    • D.

      Polo Grounds

    Correct Answer
    D. Polo Grounds
    Explanation
    The term "hot dog" was first used in the Polo Grounds ballpark.

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