Which Sport Is Right For You?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Thames
T
Thames
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2572 | Total Attempts: 9,223,005
Questions: 15 | Attempts: 282

SettingsSettingsSettings
Which Sport Is Right For You? - Quiz

Take this quiz and find out which sport is suitable for you?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which one of these athletes is a famous boxer?

    • A.

      Jerry West

    • B.

      Michael Jordan

    • C.

      Mike Tyson

    • D.

      Jimmy Conners

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Tyson
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson is a famous boxer. Jerry West is a former basketball player, Michael Jordan is also a former basketball player, and Jimmy Conners is a former tennis player. However, Mike Tyson gained fame as a professional boxer and is well-known in the boxing world.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Which of these sports would you likely find a sparring partner?

    • A.

      Tennis

    • B.

      Chess

    • C.

      Boxing

    • D.

      Car Racing

    Correct Answer
    C. Boxing
    Explanation
    In boxing, a sparring partner is a person who practices and trains with a boxer by engaging in simulated fights. They help the boxer improve their skills, technique, and strategy by providing realistic and challenging opposition. Tennis, chess, and car racing do not involve physical combat or the need for a sparring partner.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    How many balls are in a rack in a regular game of pool?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      32

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    In a regular game of pool, there are a total of 15 balls in a rack. These balls include 1 white cue ball, 7 solid-colored balls numbered 1 to 7, 7 striped balls numbered 9 to 15, and 1 black 8-ball. The 15 balls are arranged in a triangle formation at the beginning of the game, with the apex ball on the foot spot and the other balls placed behind it.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    The white ball in the game of billiards or pool is called what?

    • A.

      Cue Ball

    • B.

      Shot Ball

    • C.

      Home Ball

    • D.

      One Ball

    Correct Answer
    A. Cue Ball
    Explanation
    The white ball in the game of billiards or pool is called the "cue ball" because it is the ball that is struck by the cue stick to initiate each shot.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Which of the following sports would most commonly include a cue stick?

    • A.

      Racquet Ball

    • B.

      Croquet

    • C.

      Billiards

    • D.

      Track And Field

    Correct Answer
    C. Billiards
    Explanation
    Billiards is the correct answer because it is a sport that is played on a table, using a cue stick to strike the balls. The cue stick is an essential tool in billiards, used to hit the cue ball and maneuver the other balls on the table. In contrast, racquetball is played with a racquet, croquet is played with mallets, and track and field does not involve the use of any equipment similar to a cue stick.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Which track and field event will you go the highest in?

    • A.

      Long Jump

    • B.

      Pole Vault

    • C.

      Triple Jump

    • D.

      High Jump

    Correct Answer
    B. Pole Vault
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pole Vault because it is the only event in which athletes use a pole to propel themselves over a bar, allowing them to reach the highest height. In the long jump, triple jump, and high jump, athletes rely on their jumping ability alone to achieve distance or height.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    The game of American football begins with which of the following?

    • A.

      Kickoff

    • B.

      Starter Gun Shot

    • C.

      Jump Ball

    • D.

      Toss Up

    Correct Answer
    A. Kickoff
    Explanation
    The game of American football begins with a kickoff. This is when one team kicks the ball to the other team to start the game. The team receiving the kickoff then has the opportunity to run the ball back and start their offensive drive. The kickoff is an important part of the game as it sets the tone for the start of the game and can give one team an advantage in field position.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which sport does not use a net as part of the games equipment?

    • A.

      Volleyball

    • B.

      Basketball

    • C.

      Horse Racing

    • D.

      Tennis

    Correct Answer
    C. Horse Racing
    Explanation
    Horse Racing does not use a net as part of the game's equipment because it is a sport that involves horses running on a track. The objective of horse racing is for the horses to compete against each other and reach the finish line first. Unlike sports like volleyball, basketball, and tennis, which require nets to play the game, horse racing does not involve any equipment like nets.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Which sport is Ichiro Suzuki famous for?

    • A.

      Football

    • B.

      Boxing

    • C.

      Baseball

    • D.

      Basketball

    Correct Answer
    C. Baseball
    Explanation
    Ichiro Suzuki is famous for baseball. He is a former professional baseball player from Japan who had a successful career in Major League Baseball (MLB). Suzuki is known for his exceptional hitting ability, speed, and defensive skills. He played for the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yankees, earning numerous accolades and setting records throughout his career. Suzuki is considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time and has left a lasting impact on the sport.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Which sport is Rickey Henderson most famous for?

    • A.

      Golf

    • B.

      Basketball

    • C.

      Baseball

    • D.

      Soccer

    Correct Answer
    C. Baseball
    Explanation
    Rickey Henderson is most famous for baseball. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Henderson holds multiple records in the sport, including the most stolen bases in a career and the most runs scored in a career. He had a successful career spanning over 25 years, playing for various teams in the Major League Baseball. Henderson's speed, agility, and overall skills on the field made him a standout player and a legend in the sport of baseball.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    Which sport is Robin Yount most famous for?

    • A.

      Boxing

    • B.

      Baseball

    • C.

      Football

    • D.

      Ice Skating

    Correct Answer
    B. Baseball
    Explanation
    Robin Yount is most famous for baseball. He is a former professional baseball player who played his entire 20-year career for the Milwaukee Brewers in Major League Baseball. Yount was a two-time American League Most Valuable Player and is considered one of the greatest shortstops in baseball history. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    Which sport is George Bell most famous for?

    • A.

      Basketball

    • B.

      Baseball

    • C.

      Hockey

    • D.

      Football

    Correct Answer
    B. Baseball
    Explanation
    George Bell is most famous for baseball. This can be inferred from the given options, where baseball is the only sport mentioned that George Bell could be associated with.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Which sport is Denny McLain most famous for?

    • A.

      Tennis

    • B.

      Basketball

    • C.

      Golf

    • D.

      Baseball

    Correct Answer
    D. Baseball
    Explanation
    Denny McLain is most famous for baseball. He was a professional baseball player who played as a pitcher in Major League Baseball. McLain had a successful career, winning the Cy Young Award twice and being the last pitcher to win 30 or more games in a season. He was also a key player for the Detroit Tigers, helping them win the World Series in 1968.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    Which sport is Dizzy Dean famous for?

    • A.

      Golf

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Baseball

    • D.

      Boxing

    Correct Answer
    C. Baseball
    Explanation
    Dizzy Dean is famous for baseball. He was a professional baseball player who played as a pitcher in the Major League Baseball. Dean had a successful career and was known for his strong arm and competitive spirit. He played for teams like the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    Which sport is David Cone famous for?

    • A.

      Basketball

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Baseball

    • D.

      Tennis

    Correct Answer
    C. Baseball
    Explanation
    David Cone is famous for baseball.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 21, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Mar 11, 2015
    Quiz Created by
    Thames
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.