Track And Field Trivia

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Track And Field Trivia

Simple questions about the sport of Track and Field


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  • 1. 
    How many members make up a relay team in a Track and Field relay race?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Four

  • 2. 
    The 1995 Outdoor U.S. Track and Field Championships men's 400 meter run was won by whom?
    • A. 

      Michael Johnson

    • B. 

      Donovan Bailey

    • C. 

      Steve Scott

    • D. 

      Kerron Clement

  • 3. 
    For which country does Fana Ashby compete in track and field?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      U.S.

    • C. 

      Trinidad And Tobago

    • D. 

      Jamaica

  • 4. 
    Who broke Bob Beamon's long jump record?
    • A. 

      Mike Powell

    • B. 

      Jesse Owens

    • C. 

      Leroy Burrell

    • D. 

      Carl Lewis

  • 5. 
    What country does the men's 800 meter run world record holder Wilson Kipketer call home?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Jamaica

  • 6. 
    In July 2001, with what time did Morocco's Hicham el Guerrouj break the existing world record for the mile run?
    • A. 

      02:45.

    • B. 

      02:34.

    • C. 

      02:43.

    • D. 

      02:43.

  • 7. 
    Men's world record decathlete Roman Sebrle is from what country?
    • A. 

      Lithuania

    • B. 

      Romania

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Czech Republic

  • 8. 
    Which of these events is an event in the traditional track and field decathlon?
    • A. 

      400 Meter Run

    • B. 

      Triple Jump

    • C. 

      800 Meter Run

    • D. 

      Hammer Throw

  • 9. 
    2005 New York Marathon men's winner Paul Tergat is from which country?
    • A. 

      United Arab Emirates

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      United States

  • 10. 
    How were the American track stars Florence Griffith Joyner and Jackie Joyner-Kersee related?
    • A. 

      Mother And Daughter

    • B. 

      Sisters

    • C. 

      Cousins

    • D. 

      Sisters-In-Law

  • 11. 
    What team topped the medal standings in track and field at the 1999 Pan American games?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Cuba

  • 12. 
    Who is the only female to run under 22 seconds in the indoor 200 meters during the twentieth century?
    • A. 

      Marion Jones

    • B. 

      Flo Jo

    • C. 

      Merlene Ottey

    • D. 

      Irina Privolova

  • 13. 
    Who is the first person to break 7 seconds in the female 60 meters?
    • A. 

      Flo Jo

    • B. 

      Irina Privolova

    • C. 

      Gail Devers

    • D. 

      Merlene Ottey

  • 14. 
    Who is the Jamaican National female 100 meters champion in 1999?
    • A. 

      Merlene Ottey

    • B. 

      Juliet Cuthbert

    • C. 

      Beverley McDonald

    • D. 

      Peta Gaye Dowdie

  • 15. 
    Which American won the silver medal in the 60 meters hurdles for men at the world indoor championships of 1999?
    • A. 

      Reggie Torian

    • B. 

      Duane Ross

    • C. 

      Terry Dees

    • D. 

      Allen Johnson

  • 16. 
    Which Jamaican female ran the anchor leg of the 4 by 100 meters in the semi-finals of that event in the 1991 Tokyo World Championships?
    • A. 

      Merlene Frazer

    • B. 

      Juliet Cuthbert

    • C. 

      Michelle Freeman

    • D. 

      Merlene Ottey

  • 17. 
    What was the time clocked by Inger Miller to win the 200 meters at the 1999 World Championships?
    • A. 

      21.77

    • B. 

      22.09

    • C. 

      22.06

    • D. 

      21.81

  • 18. 
    What nationality is track star, Linford Christie, by birth?
    • A. 

      American

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Canadian

    • D. 

      Jamaican

  • 19. 
    Who won the 100 meters for women at the 1997 Jamaica Invitational games?
    • A. 

      Juliet Cuthbert

    • B. 

      Zhanna Pintussevich Block

    • C. 

      Inger Miller

    • D. 

      Beverly McDonald

  • 20. 
    Which country won both mile relays at the world indoor and outdoor championships held in 1999?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Czech Republic

  • 21. 
    What woman is the first to successfully defend her 200 meters Track and Field title at the world championships?
    • A. 

      Gwen Torrence

    • B. 

      Merlene Ottey

    • C. 

      Florence Griffith

    • D. 

      Katrin Krabbe

  • 22. 
    Who won the world junior 100 meters title at the world junior championships in 1990 and again in 1992?
    • A. 

      Gillian Russell

    • B. 

      Angella Vaughan

    • C. 

      Joyce Bates

    • D. 

      Glory Alozie

  • 23. 
    What were the surnames of the four Jamaican women who ran in the semifinals of the 200 meters at the 1997 World Championships in Athens?
    • A. 

      McDonald, Frazer, Ottey, Cuthbert

    • B. 

      Ottey, Frazer, Cuthbert, Campbell

    • C. 

      Ottey, Campbell, McDonald,Cuthbert

    • D. 

      Ottey, Frazer,McDonald,Campbell

  • 24. 
    What are the poles that hold up and measure how high the bar is in the high jump event called?
    • A. 

      Measures

    • B. 

      Standards

    • C. 

      Bars

    • D. 

      Poles

  • 25. 
    What man set a Decathlon world record in May of 2001 with a 9,026 point score?
    • A. 

      Tom Pappas

    • B. 

      Dan O'Brien

    • C. 

      Roman Sebrle

    • D. 

      Brian Clay

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