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Welcome to another Sports World Records MCQ Quiz! Andreas Kolettis is one of the referees with the most sports qualifications totaling to thirty-four. Football and basketball are some of the most popular sports in America, and there have been some notable players in each sport that have been able to do what was thought impossible. This quiz will help you remember most of them. Do give it a shot and see what you will learn!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In 2006, who set the NBA record for most points scored in an overtime period with 16 points?

    • A.

      Kobe Bryant

    • B.

      Dwayne Wade

    • C.

      Gilbert Arenas

    • D.

      LeBron James

    Correct Answer
    C. Gilbert Arenas
    Explanation
    Gilbert Arenas set the NBA record for most points scored in an overtime period with 16 points in 2006.

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  • 2. 

    In 2003, who set the NBA record for most 3-pointers made in a game with 12?

    • A.

      Kobe Bryant

    • B.

      Reggie Miller

    • C.

      Ray Allen

    • D.

      Damon Stoudamire

    Correct Answer
    A. Kobe Bryant
    Explanation
    Kobe Bryant set the NBA record for most 3-pointers made in a game with 12 in 2003.

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  • 3. 

    In 2005, who set the NBA record for most 3-pointers attempted in a game with 21?

    • A.

      Damon Stoudamire

    • B.

      Allen Iverson

    • C.

      Ray Allen

    • D.

      Kobe Bryant

    Correct Answer
    A. Damon Stoudamire
    Explanation
    Damon Stoudamire holds the NBA record for most 3-pointers attempted in a game with 21.

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  • 4. 

    In 2011, which Denver Nugget set the NBA record for most consecutive 3-pointers made to start a game with 10?

    • A.

      Nene

    • B.

      JR Smith

    • C.

      Carmelo Anthony

    • D.

      Ty Lawson

    Correct Answer
    D. Ty Lawson
    Explanation
    Ty Lawson is the correct answer because in 2011, he set the NBA record for making the most consecutive 3-pointers to start a game with 10. This means that in the beginning of the game, Lawson made 10 consecutive successful shots from behind the 3-point line without missing. This achievement demonstrates his exceptional shooting skills and accuracy during that particular game.

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  • 5. 

    In 2001, who set the NBA record for most 3-pointers attempted in a game without making any by going 0 for 11?

    • A.

      Kobe Bryant

    • B.

      Allen Iverson

    • C.

      Reggie Miller

    • D.

      Antoine Walker

    Correct Answer
    D. Antoine Walker
    Explanation
    Antoine Walker set the NBA record for most 3-pointers attempted in a game without making any by going 0 for 11.

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  • 6. 

    In 1992, who set the NBA record for most free throws made in a half with 20?

    • A.

      Scottie Pippen

    • B.

      David Robinson

    • C.

      Michael Jordan

    • D.

      Karl Malone

    Correct Answer
    C. Michael Jordan
    Explanation
    In 1992, Michael Jordan set the NBA record for most free throws made in a half with 20. This means that during a single half of a game, Jordan successfully made 20 free throws, surpassing any other player's record in that category.

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  • 7. 

    In 1992, who set the NBA record for most free throws attempted in a half with 23?

    • A.

      Michael Jordan

    • B.

      Shawn Kemp

    • C.

      David Robinson

    • D.

      Karl Malone

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Jordan
    Explanation
    In 1992, Michael Jordan set the NBA record for most free throws attempted in a half with 23. This means that during a single half of a game, Jordan successfully attempted 23 free throws, which is the highest number achieved by any player in the NBA. Jordan's exceptional skill and ability to draw fouls resulted in him having numerous opportunities to shoot free throws, ultimately leading to this record-breaking achievement.

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  • 8. 

    In the 2005-2006 season, who set the NBA record for most 3-pointers made in a season?

    • A.

      Kobe Bryant

    • B.

      Ray Allen

    • C.

      Reggie Miller

    • D.

      Michael Redd

    Correct Answer
    B. Ray Allen
    Explanation
    Ray Allen set the NBA record for most 3-pointers made in a season during the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 9. 

    In 1960, Wilt Chamberlain set the NBA record for most points averaged per game in a season by averaging how many?

    • A.

      35.4

    • B.

      45.4

    • C.

      50.4

    • D.

      40.4

    Correct Answer
    C. 50.4
    Explanation
    In 1960, Wilt Chamberlain set the NBA record for most points averaged per game in a season by averaging 50.4 points. This means that throughout the season, Chamberlain scored an average of 50.4 points per game, which is an incredible feat. This record has stood for many years and is a testament to Chamberlain's scoring ability and dominance in the game of basketball.

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  • 10. 

    In 2001, who set the NBA record for most technical fouls in a season with 41?

    • A.

      Rasheed Wallace

    • B.

      Dennis Rodman

    • C.

      Allen Iverson

    • D.

      Ron Artest

    Correct Answer
    A. Rasheed Wallace
    Explanation
    Rasheed Wallace set the NBA record for most technical fouls in a season with 41 in 2001. This means that throughout the entire season, Wallace was called for 41 technical fouls, which are given to players for unsportsmanlike conduct or rule violations. This record highlights Wallace's aggressive and confrontational playing style, as well as his tendency to clash with referees and opponents on the court.

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  • 11. 

    In 1990, which team set the NBA record for most points scored in a half by dropping 107 points in the first half?

    • A.

      Detroit Pistons

    • B.

      Chicago Bulls

    • C.

      Seattle Supersonics

    • D.

      Phoenix Suns

    Correct Answer
    D. Phoenix Suns
    Explanation
    In 1990, the Phoenix Suns set the NBA record for most points scored in a half by dropping 107 points in the first half.

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  • 12. 

    In 1968, which player became the only player ever to have at least 20 points, 20 rebounds, and 20 assists in a game?

    • A.

      Nate Thurmond

    • B.

      Wilt Chamberlain

    • C.

      Oscar Robertson

    • D.

      Bill Russell

    Correct Answer
    B. Wilt Chamberlain
    Explanation
    Wilt Chamberlain is the correct answer because he is the only player in NBA history to achieve a 20-20-20 game, meaning he scored at least 20 points, grabbed at least 20 rebounds, and recorded at least 20 assists in a single game. This impressive feat occurred on February 2, 1968, when Chamberlain played for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Detroit Pistons. Chamberlain's exceptional performance showcased his versatility and dominance on the basketball court.

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  • 13. 

    In 1990, who set the FBS college football record for most passing yards in a game with 732?

    • A.

      Brett Favre

    • B.

      Steve McNair

    • C.

      Tom Brady

    • D.

      David Klinger

    Correct Answer
    D. David Klinger
    Explanation
    David Klinger set the FBS college football record for most passing yards in a game with 732 in 1990.

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  • 14. 

    In 1999, who set the FBS college football record for most rushing yards in a career?

    • A.

      Ron Dayne

    • B.

      Eddie George

    • C.

      Ricky Williams

    • D.

      Kevin Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Ron Dayne
    Explanation
    Ron Dayne set the FBS college football record for most rushing yards in a career in 1999.

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  • 15. 

    In 1999, who set the FBS college football record for most rushing yards in a game with 406 yards?

    • A.

      Priest Holmes

    • B.

      LaDanian Tomlinson

    • C.

      Eddie George

    • D.

      Ron Dayne

    Correct Answer
    B. LaDanian Tomlinson
    Explanation
    LaDanian Tomlinson set the FBS college football record for most rushing yards in a game with 406 yards in 1999.

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