Sports Quiz: Track And Field

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Sports Quiz: Track And Field

Are you an outdoors type of person? Do you love camping, hiking and any sport played in the great out doors? If yes, take this quiz to find out what you know about track and field, not to mention everything to do with sports on the subject. Enjoy.


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

      Four

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Three

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

      Michael Johnson

    • B. 

      Steve Scott

    • C. 

      Donovan Bailey

    • 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. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Denmark

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

      01:43.

    • B. 

      01:34.

    • C. 

      01:43.

    • D. 

      01:45.

  • 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. 

      800 Meter Run

    • B. 

      400 Meter Run

    • C. 

      Triple Jump

    • D. 

      Hammer Throw

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

      Kenya

    • B. 

      United Arab Emirates

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      United States

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

      Sisters-In-Law

    • B. 

      Cousins

    • C. 

      Sisters

    • D. 

      Mother And Daughter

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

      Cuba

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Canada

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

      Irina Privolova

    • B. 

      Merlene Ottey

    • C. 

      Flo Jo

    • D. 

      Marion Jones

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

      Irina Privolova

    • B. 

      Merlene Ottey

    • C. 

      Flo Jo

    • D. 

      Gail Devers

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

      Peta Gaye Dowdie

    • B. 

      Merlene Ottey

    • C. 

      Juliet Cuthbert

    • D. 

      Beverley McDonald

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

      Allen Johnson

    • B. 

      Duane Ross

    • C. 

      Reggie Torian

    • D. 

      Terry Dees

  • 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 Ottey

    • B. 

      Michelle Freeman

    • C. 

      Juliet Cuthbert

    • D. 

      Merlene Frazer

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

      21.81

    • B. 

      21.77

    • C. 

      22.09

    • D. 

      22.06

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

      Canadian

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Jamaican

    • D. 

      American

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

      Inger Miller

    • B. 

      Juliet Cuthbert

    • C. 

      Beverly McDonald

    • D. 

      Zhanna Pintussevich Block

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

      Germany

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Czech Republic

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

      Merlene Ottey

    • B. 

      Florence Griffith

    • C. 

      Katrin Krabbe

    • D. 

      Gwen Torrence

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

      Angella Vaughan

    • B. 

      Gillian Russell

    • C. 

      Glory Alozie

    • D. 

      Joyce Bates

  • 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. 

      Ottey, Campbell, McDonald,Cuthbert

    • B. 

      Ottey, Frazer,McDonald,Campbell

    • C. 

      Ottey, Frazer, Cuthbert, Campbell

    • D. 

      McDonald, Frazer, Ottey, Cuthbert

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

      Standards

    • B. 

      Bars

    • C. 

      Poles

    • D. 

      Measures

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

      Brian Clay

    • B. 

      Dan O'Brien

    • C. 

      Roman Sebrle

    • D. 

      Tom Pappas

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