Trivial Quiz - Sports & Leisure Part I

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Trivial Quiz - Sports & Leisure Part I

50 questions about Sports & Leisure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What traditional Halloween singles game uses apples to predict who will marry next?
    • A. 

      Apple carving

    • B. 

      Apple bobbing

    • C. 

      Apple throwing

    • D. 

      Apple eating

  • 2. 
    Where would a tool called a 'muddler' usually be used?
    • A. 

      A garage

    • B. 

      A school

    • C. 

      A bar

    • D. 

      A hospital

  • 3. 
    What former basketball star was married for 10 days to Baywatch babe Carmen Electra?
    • A. 

      Rick Adelman

    • B. 

      Quintin Dailey

    • C. 

      James Edwards

    • D. 

      Dennis Rodman

  • 4. 
    In what year did Sydney host the Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      2003

  • 5. 
    At which sport does Guy Haines excel in Hitchcock's 1951 film Strangers On A Train?
    • A. 

      Rugby

    • B. 

      Tennis

    • C. 

      Golf

    • D. 

      Basketball

  • 6. 
    Which UK amusement park features a rollercoaster called The Big One?
    • A. 

      Drayton Manor

    • B. 

      Thorpe Park

    • C. 

      Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    • D. 

      Alton Towers

  • 7. 
    Which city in the British Isles has an airport named after a wayward footballer?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Dublin

    • C. 

      Bangor

    • D. 

      Belfast

  • 8. 
    What video game character has a cap adorned with an upside-down letter L?
    • A. 

      Waluigi

    • B. 

      Luigi

    • C. 

      Lemguin

    • D. 

      Lockjaw

  • 9. 
    What was the first African country to host the football World Cup?
    • A. 

      Ethiopia

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Kenya

    • D. 

      Madagascar

  • 10. 
    In what year was Albert Einstein born?
    • A. 

      1879

    • B. 

      1898

    • C. 

      1906

    • D. 

      1900

  • 11. 
    The Race for Life is organised by which charity?
    • A. 

      Red Cross

    • B. 

      Cancer Research UK

    • C. 

      World Wildlife Fund

    • D. 

      The Starr Foundation

  • 12. 
    What Reebok trainer, first released in the late 1980s, had an inflatable tongue?
    • A. 

      Sneaker

    • B. 

      Running shoe

    • C. 

      Pump

    • D. 

      Slip-on

  • 13. 
    Which Scottish football player/manager was the longest serving manager of Manchester United in 2009?
    • A. 

      Matt Busby

    • B. 

      Alex Ferguson

    • C. 

      Robert Campbell

    • D. 

      Derek Adams

  • 14. 
    Which boxing legend filed for bankruptcy in 2003, with debts of $23 million?
    • A. 

      Muhammad Ali

    • B. 

      Mike Tyson

    • C. 

      George Foreman

    • D. 

      Joe Frazier

  • 15. 
    What part of a sheep might be used to make pork sausage?
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Intestine

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 16. 
    Which international cricketer famously received a shipment of baked beans while on tour in India as he didn't like the local food?
    • A. 

      Chris Cairns

    • B. 

      Steve Waugh

    • C. 

      Paul Collingwood

    • D. 

      Shane Warne

  • 17. 
    Which children's TV presenter lost his job in 1998 after admitting taking cocaine?
    • A. 

      Chris Jarvis

    • B. 

      Stephen Mulhern

    • C. 

      Richard Bacon

    • D. 

      Thomas Darvill

  • 18. 
    Which of these former England rugby captains did not play for Bath RFC?
    • A. 

      Phil de Glanville

    • B. 

      Jason Leonard

    • C. 

      Mike Catt

    • D. 

      Richard Hill

  • 19. 
    What is the name of the drink made from fermented bread, that is popular in Russia and Eastern Europe?
    • A. 

      Samogon

    • B. 

      Kombucha

    • C. 

      Kvass

    • D. 

      Pivo

  • 20. 
    What did Mary Phelps Jacob create - and receive a patent for - out of two silk handkerchiefs and some ribbon?
    • A. 

      Headdress

    • B. 

      Socks

    • C. 

      Briefs

    • D. 

      Brassiere

  • 21. 
    Which long-running BBC One Saturday afternoon sports show broadcast for the last time in 2007 after more than 48 years on TV?
    • A. 

      The League

    • B. 

      Coach

    • C. 

      Grandstand

    • D. 

      The Contender

  • 22. 
    With which other former cricketer did Ian "Beefy" Botham appear in a series of adverts promoting British meat?
    • A. 

      Donald Bradman

    • B. 

      Allan Lamb

    • C. 

      Andrew Flintoff

    • D. 

      Garfield Sobers

  • 23. 
    For what was Michael Schumacher driving in 1997 when his younger brother Ralf won his first Grand Prix?
    • A. 

      Ferrari

    • B. 

      Renault

    • C. 

      Mercedes

    • D. 

      Cosworth

  • 24. 
    What 1992 Wimbledon winners named their babies Jaden Gil and Jaz Elle?
    • A. 

      Roger and Mirka Federer

    • B. 

      Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf

    • C. 

      Ana Ivanovic and Fernando Verdasco

    • D. 

      Nicole Vaidisova and Radek Stepanek

  • 25. 
    What item of confectionery injured David Bowie when it was thrown onto the stage during a show in Oslo in 2004?
    • A. 

      Cookie

    • B. 

      Hotdog

    • C. 

      Lollipop

    • D. 

      Candy cane