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Soccer is the most popular sport in the world today. How much do you know about it and other sports in the USA? Test your sports knowledge and find out if you are a true soccer fan!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In soccer, "pitch" is best defined as?

    • A.

      The Striking Of A Ball In The Air By A Player's Head

    • B.

      A British Term For Soccer Field

    • C.

      To Run Into An Opponent

    • D.

      The Front Opening To Each Goal

    Correct Answer
    B. A British Term For Soccer Field
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A British Term For Soccer Field". In soccer, the term "pitch" is commonly used in British English to refer to the playing field or soccer field. The term "pitch" is not specific to soccer and can also be used in other sports, but in this context, it refers to the area where the game is played.

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  • 2. 

    In soccer, "volley" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Any Ball Kicked By A Player When It Is Off The Ground

    • B.

      Card That A Referee Holds Up To Signal A Player's Removal From The Game

    • C.

      The Front Opening To Each Goal

    • D.

      A Player Who Advances The Ball While Controlling It With His Feet

    Correct Answer
    A. Any Ball Kicked By A Player When It Is Off The Ground
    Explanation
    A "volley" in soccer refers to any ball that is kicked by a player when it is off the ground. This means that the player strikes the ball before it touches the ground, usually resulting in a powerful shot or pass. The term "volley" is commonly used to describe a specific technique in soccer where a player strikes the ball in mid-air, often with their laces, to achieve greater accuracy and power.

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  • 3. 

    The Kansas City Royals play their home games where?

    • A.

      Adelphia Coliseum

    • B.

      Skydome

    • C.

      XCEL Energy Center

    • D.

      Kauffman Stadium

    Correct Answer
    D. Kauffman Stadium
    Explanation
    Kauffman Stadium is the correct answer because it is the home stadium of the Kansas City Royals. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri and has been the team's home since 1973. The stadium has a seating capacity of over 37,000 and has hosted numerous baseball games and events throughout the years.

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  • 4. 

    Where do the Nashville Predators play their home games?

    • A.

      Gaylord Entertainment Center

    • B.

      Fenway Park

    • C.

      Psinet Stadium

    • D.

      Fleet Center

    Correct Answer
    A. Gaylord Entertainment Center
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gaylord Entertainment Center. The Nashville Predators play their home games at the Gaylord Entertainment Center.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following teams play baseball?

    • A.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • B.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • C.

      Detroit Tigers

    • D.

      Denver Broncos

    Correct Answer
    C. Detroit Tigers
    Explanation
    The Detroit Tigers play baseball.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following teams play baseball?

    • A.

      Atlanta Falcons

    • B.

      Kansas City Royals

    • C.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • D.

      Dallas Stars

    Correct Answer
    B. Kansas City Royals
    Explanation
    The Kansas City Royals play baseball. The Atlanta Falcons play football, the Los Angeles Lakers play basketball, and the Dallas Stars play hockey.

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  • 7. 

    Where is Arrowhead Stadium located?

    • A.

      Missouri

    • B.

      Minnesota

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    A. Missouri
    Explanation
    Arrowhead Stadium is located in Missouri. This stadium is the home of the Kansas City Chiefs, a professional football team in the National Football League (NFL). It is one of the most iconic and recognized sports venues in the United States. Missouri is the correct answer because Arrowhead Stadium is specifically situated in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • 8. 

    Where is Reliant Stadium located?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      Pennsylvania

    Correct Answer
    B. Texas
    Explanation
    Reliant Stadium is located in Texas. This is evident from the fact that the given options include various states, and the correct answer is Texas. Reliant Stadium is a multi-purpose indoor/outdoor stadium located in Houston, Texas. It is the home stadium of the Houston Texans, a professional football team in the National Football League (NFL).

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  • 9. 

    Which of these teams is the correct name of a professional sports team?

    • A.

      Anaheim Rangers

    • B.

      Los Angeles Mighty Ducks

    • C.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • D.

      Washington Clippers

    Correct Answer
    C. Columbus Blue Jackets
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Columbus Blue Jackets. This is the only option that represents the name of a real professional sports team. The Columbus Blue Jackets are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Columbus, Ohio. The team was founded in 2000 and has been competing in the NHL since then. They are known for their distinctive blue and red color scheme and have a dedicated fan base.

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  • 10. 

    Which from the following is a correct name of a professional sports team?

    • A.

      Boston Chiefs

    • B.

      St. Louis Blues

    • C.

      Minnesota Lightning

    • D.

      Kansas City Arrows

    Correct Answer
    B. St. Louis Blues
    Explanation
    The St. Louis Blues is a correct name for a professional sports team. The team is a member of the National Hockey League (NHL) and is based in St. Louis, Missouri. The name "Blues" is a reference to the genre of music that originated in St. Louis, known as the "St. Louis Blues." The team's name pays homage to the city's rich musical history and creates a unique identity for the sports team.

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  • 11. 

    Basketball's Grant Hill is best related to which of these facts?

    • A.

      Won Golf's Masters Two Times

    • B.

      Son Of Dallas Cowboy's Calvin Hill

    • C.

      9 Gold Medals For Swimming

    • D.

      Football Hall Of Fame Cornerback

    Correct Answer
    B. Son Of Dallas Cowboy's Calvin Hill
    Explanation
    Grant Hill is best related to the fact that he is the son of Dallas Cowboy's Calvin Hill.

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  • 12. 

    Track and field's Edwin Moses is best related to which of these facts?

    • A.

      Charlie Hustle, Kicked Out Of Baseball For Gambling

    • B.

      Super Fast Runner

    • C.

      9 Gold Medals For Swimming

    • D.

      Golfing Great

    Correct Answer
    B. Super Fast Runner
    Explanation
    Edwin Moses is best related to the fact that he is a super fast runner. This is because he is a former track and field athlete who specialized in the 400-meter hurdles. He is considered one of the greatest hurdlers in the history of the sport and had an incredible winning streak, remaining unbeaten for 122 consecutive races. Moses' dominance and speed in the event earned him the title of a super fast runner.

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  • 13. 

    Which baseball star is known for the fact "stolen base king"?

    • A.

      Mel Renfro

    • B.

      Dave Cowens

    • C.

      Donovan Mcnabb

    • D.

      Rickey Henderson

    Correct Answer
    D. Rickey Henderson
    Explanation
    Rickey Henderson is known as the "stolen base king" in baseball. Throughout his career, he displayed exceptional speed and base-running skills, accumulating a record-breaking 1,406 stolen bases. His ability to consistently steal bases and disrupt the opposing team's defense made him one of the most exciting and impactful players in the history of the sport.

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  • 14. 

    Which basketball star is known for this fact, "led the Nets to the 2001-2002 NBA finals"?

    • A.

      David Tua

    • B.

      Ozzie Smith

    • C.

      Jason Kidd

    • D.

      Rusty Wallace

    Correct Answer
    C. Jason Kidd
    Explanation
    Jason Kidd is known for leading the Nets to the 2001-2002 NBA finals. He was the point guard for the Nets during that time and played a crucial role in their success. Kidd's leadership and skills on the court helped the team reach the finals, showcasing his impact and importance to the Nets' success during that season.

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  • 15. 

    Which basketball star is known for this fact, "Spur star known as The Admiral"?

    • A.

      Olga Korbut

    • B.

      Mo Vaughn

    • C.

      David Robinson

    • D.

      Willie McCovey

    Correct Answer
    C. David Robinson
    Explanation
    David Robinson is known as "The Admiral" because he had a successful basketball career playing for the San Antonio Spurs. He earned this nickname due to his time spent serving in the United States Navy before entering the NBA. The combination of his military service and his dominant performance on the basketball court led to him being recognized as one of the greatest basketball stars of his time.

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