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Are you an NBA fan? Why not take this quiz to test your NBA IQ? Did you know Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is considered one of the best basketball players of all time, and this sport, which was considered for only tall people, has had its fair share of short people too? How knowledgeable are you on the players that exist in the NBA? Take up the test below and test out your NBA knowledge IQ. You can play this quiz with your basketball friends for a super fun time. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the shortest player to play in the NBA?

    • A. 

      Earl Boykins

    • B. 

      Nate Robinson

    • C. 

      Spud Webb

    • D. 

      Muggsy Bogues

    Correct Answer
    D. Muggsy Bogues
    Explanation
    Muggsy Bogues is the correct answer because he is known for being the shortest player in NBA history, standing at only 5 feet 3 inches tall. Despite his height disadvantage, Bogues had a successful career in the NBA, playing for various teams and even participating in the Slam Dunk Contest. His height and ability to compete at such a high level make him a notable figure in basketball history.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the tallest basketball player of all time?

    • A. 

      A. Yao Ming

    • B. 

      B. Dwight Howard

    • C. 

      C. Manute Bol

    • D. 

      D. Shaq Oneil

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Manute Bol
    Explanation
    Manute Bol is considered the tallest basketball player of all time. Standing at 7 feet 7 inches tall, Bol's height gave him a significant advantage on the basketball court. He played as a center and shot blocker in the NBA, using his height to block shots and alter the game for opposing players. Bol's height and shot-blocking abilities made him a unique and memorable player in basketball history.

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  • 3. 

    Who won the 3-point contest three straight times?

    • A. 

      A. Glen Rice

    • B. 

      B. Voshon Lenard

    • C. 

      C. Predrag Stojaković (Peja)

    • D. 

      D. Larry Bird

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Larry Bird
    Explanation
    Larry Bird won the 3-point contest three straight times.

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  • 4. 

    Oldest NBA player?

    • A. 

      A. Kevin Willis

    • B. 

      B. Dikembe Mutombo

    • C. 

      C. Larry Bird

    • D. 

      D. Michael Jordan

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Dikembe Mutombo
    Explanation
    Dikembe Mutombo is the correct answer because he played in the NBA until the age of 42, making him the oldest NBA player. Kevin Willis played until the age of 44, but he had a brief retirement in the middle of his career. Larry Bird retired at the age of 35, and Michael Jordan retired for the final time at the age of 40.

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  • 5. 

    When were the Raptors Founded?

    • A. 

      A. 1994

    • B. 

      B. 1993

    • C. 

      C. 1995

    • D. 

      D. 1996

    Correct Answer
    C. C. 1995
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. 1995. The Toronto Raptors were founded in 1995 as part of the NBA's expansion into Canada. They became the first Canadian team in the NBA and played their inaugural season in 1995-1996.

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  • 6. 

    Where did the Raptors play their first game?

    • A. 

      A. Maple Leaf Gardens

    • B. 

      B. ACC

    • C. 

      C. Sky Dome (now Rogers Centre)

    • D. 

      D. Hersey Centre

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Sky Dome (now Rogers Centre)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. Sky Dome (now Rogers Centre). The Raptors played their first game at the Sky Dome, which is now known as the Rogers Centre.

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  • 7. 

    Which player has the nicname "Junk Yard Dog"?

    • A. 

      A. Charles Oakley

    • B. 

      B. Antonio Davis

    • C. 

      C. Jerome Williams

    • D. 

      D. Alvin Williams

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Jerome Williams
    Explanation
    Jerome Williams is known as "Junk Yard Dog."

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  • 8. 

    Who is the Lakers head coach?

    • A. 

      A. Brendon Malone

    • B. 

      B. Magic Johnson

    • C. 

      C. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    • D. 

      D. Phil Jackson

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Phil Jackson
    Explanation
    Phil Jackson is the correct answer because he was the head coach of the Lakers. He led the team to multiple championships during his tenure with the Lakers.

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  • 9. 

    What number is Kobe Bryant?

    • A. 

      A. 8

    • B. 

      B. 4

    • C. 

      C. 23

    • D. 

      D. 24

    Correct Answer
    D. D. 24
    Explanation
    Kobe Bryant is associated with the number 24. This was the number he wore during his career as a professional basketball player in the NBA.

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  • 10. 

    Who won the MVP in the 2008-2009 season?

    • A. 

      A. Lebron James

    • B. 

      B. Kobe Byrant

    • C. 

      C. Dwayne Wade

    • D. 

      D. Dwight Howard

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Lebron James
    Explanation
    Lebron James won the MVP in the 2008-2009 season.

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  • 11. 

    Who did the Bulls play in the 2009 playoffs?

    • A. 

      A. Boston

    • B. 

      B. Orlando

    • C. 

      C. Detroit

    • D. 

      D. Miami

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Boston
    Explanation
    In the 2009 playoffs, the Bulls played against Boston.

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  • 12. 

    Who has the nicname "Hibachi"?

    • A. 

      A. Wade

    • B. 

      B. Lebron

    • C. 

      C. Howard

    • D. 

      D. Arenas

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Arenas
    Explanation
    Gilbert Arenas is known by the nickname "Hibachi."

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  • 13. 

    Who won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2009?

    • A. 

      Kevin Garnett

    • B. 

      Dwight Howard

    • C. 

      Marcus Camby

    • D. 

      Ben Wallace

    Correct Answer
    B. Dwight Howard
    Explanation
    Dwight Howard won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2009.

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  • 14. 

    Who won the Rookie of the Year Award in 2009?

    • A. 

      Brandon Roy

    • B. 

      Kevin Durant

    • C. 

      Derrick Rose

    • D. 

      Mitch Richmond

    Correct Answer
    C. Derrick Rose
    Explanation
    Derrick Rose won the Rookie of the Year Award in 2009.

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  • 15. 

    What team played in the most overall NBA Final series?

    • A. 

      Lakers

    • B. 

      Celtics

    • C. 

      Bulls

    • D. 

      Magic

    Correct Answer
    A. Lakers
    Explanation
    The Lakers have played in the most overall NBA Final series. They have a long and successful history in the NBA, with numerous appearances in the Finals. The team has had many legendary players and coaches, contributing to their consistent success and multiple championship wins.

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