Sports World Records: Trivia Facts Quiz

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Sports World Records: Trivia Facts Quiz

How much do you know about all the Sports World Records made to this date? Do you know that Joplin and Saint Louis engaged in a 112-hour marathon basketball match with two-hour rotations for four straight days and hold the world record for it till now? Do you know who scored the fastest goal in a hockey game, scored in under two seconds? This quiz will help you identify some of the spectacular records held and those who made them possible.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the 2010-2011 season, which team set the NBA record for most consecutive losses in a row with 26?
    • A. 

      Utah Jazz

    • B. 

      Memphis Grizzlies

    • C. 

      Toronto Raptors

    • D. 

      Cleveland Cavaliers

  • 2. 
    In 2010, the All-Star Game hosted the largest attendance ever in an NBA game in which city?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Dallas

    • C. 

      Los Angeles

    • D. 

      Las Vegas

  • 3. 
    In 1988, who set the FBS college football record for most rushing yards in a season with 2,628?
    • A. 

      Eric Dickerson

    • B. 

      Eddie George

    • C. 

      Barry Sanders

    • D. 

      Ron Dayne

  • 4. 
    In 2008, which West Virginia quarterback set the FBS college football record for most rushing yards in a career with 4,480?
    • A. 

      Pat White

    • B. 

      Michael Vick

    • C. 

      Geno Smith

    • D. 

      Marcus Vick

  • 5. 
    In 1974 and 1975, which running back became the only college football player ever to win the Heisman trophy twice?
    • A. 

      Eric Dickerson

    • B. 

      Jim Brown

    • C. 

      Walter Payton

    • D. 

      Archie Griffin

  • 6. 
    In 1985, which entered the NBA and became the tallest player ever to play in the league at 7 feet 7 inches?
    • A. 

      Kevin Garnett

    • B. 

      Manute Bol

    • C. 

      Shaquille O'Neal

    • D. 

      Shawn Bradley

  • 7. 
    In 1987, which player enter the league at 5 feet 3 inches tall and became the shortest player ever to play in the NBA?
    • A. 

      Muggsy Bogues

    • B. 

      Spud Webb

    • C. 

      Chris Paul

    • D. 

      Manute Bol

  • 8. 
    Which player became the third player to hit three home runs in a World Series game in October of 2011?
    • A. 

      Josh Hamilton

    • B. 

      Matt Halladay

    • C. 

      Mike Napoli

    • D. 

      Albert Pujols

  • 9. 
    Which 1970's Yankees player hit three home runs in a World Series game?
    • A. 

      Reggie Jacksons

    • B. 

      Ted Williams

    • C. 

      Bernie William

    • D. 

      Joe Pepitone

  • 10. 
    In 1941, which Yankee player set the record for the longest hit streak with 56 games?
    • A. 

      Ted Williams

    • B. 

      Joe DiMaggio

    • C. 

      Babe Ruth

    • D. 

      Mickey Mantle

  • 11. 
    Which player averaged a triple-double in the 1961-1962 basketball season?
    • A. 

      Wilt Chamberlain

    • B. 

      Oscar Robertson

    • C. 

      Bob Cousy

    • D. 

      Bill Russell

  • 12. 
    Which "great one" finished his career with a record 894 goals in 1999?
    • A. 

      Chris Chelios

    • B. 

      Wayne Gretzky

    • C. 

      Brett Hull

    • D. 

      Jaromir Jagr

  • 13. 
    Which 1972 NFL team set a record by winning all of their games?
    • A. 

      Miami Dolphins

    • B. 

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    • C. 

      New England Patriots

    • D. 

      Oakland Raiders

  • 14. 
    Who set the record for most home runs in a season in 2001 with 73 homers?
    • A. 

      Barry Bonds

    • B. 

      Mark McGuire

    • C. 

      Sammy Sosa

    • D. 

      Ken Griffey Jr.

  • 15. 
    Which player set the American League record in 1961 for most home runs in a season by hitting 61?
    • A. 

      Ken Griffey

    • B. 

      Ted Williams

    • C. 

      Roger Maris

    • D. 

      Bobby Bonds

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