Sports Technology Quiz

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Sports Technology Quiz

This quiz examines and tests your knowledge about how the technology in sports has changed dramatically over the years. This quiz covers most sports


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The game of basketball started in 1891 by attempting to knock a "duck" off the top of a large rock by tossing another rock at it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Golf clubs used to be made out of wood. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Nike has introduced an aerographics jersey that the etched graphic designs in key areas of the jersey can increase airflow over the skin. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Goal-line technology started in the _________, then was introduced to ________, ___________, ___________
    • A. 

      NFL; NHL, FIFA, TENNIS

    • B. 

      FIFA; NFL, TENNIS, NHL

    • C. 

      NHL; FIFA, NFL, TENNIS

    • D. 

      TENNIS; NFL, NHL, FIFA

  • 5. 
    What is the name of a computer and camera system technology which traces a ball's trajectory in tennis
    • A. 

      Hawk-Eye

    • B. 

      Eagle-Eye

    • C. 

      Owl-Eye

    • D. 

      Falcon-Eye

  • 6. 
    Football players in the late 1800s and early 1900s wore helmets that had no facemasks. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Javelins are now allowed to be composed of carbon-fiber. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Adidas developed a track shoe called the Lone Star that formed to peoples feet, and mad the right foot the foot that delivers power and increased stability in the left foot. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Video review was introduced to what sport in 2009 to review foul balls and homeruns?
    • A. 

      Basketball

    • B. 

      Football

    • C. 

      Golf

    • D. 

      Baseball

    • E. 

      Tennis

    • F. 

      Soccer

  • 10. 
    In 1965 this athletic beverage was created in honor of its football team the Florida Gators. This beverage would later change the sports world drastically as players became more hydrated, and competed in their athletics with better performance.
    • A. 

      POWERADE

    • B. 

      SOBE

    • C. 

      RED BULL

    • D. 

      GATORADE

  • 11. 
    In the NHL, hockey sticks are predominantly made out of what material?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Carbon-Fiber

    • C. 

      Metal

    • D. 

      Titanium

    • E. 

      Aluminum

  • 12. 
    Horse riding boots or Equestrian boots have stayed the same, and have not changed much over the years. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False