Thursday, May 26, 2011

Free Trivia Quiz #10 - Sports trivia questions and answers about baseball, boxing, football, baseball, rodeos, Tennis and more!

Fun sports trivia questions and answers - Ty Cobb, the Olympics, little league baseball, Boxing, Tennis, Cross Country Bike Racing
  1. What is the distance between bases on a little league baseball
  2. What college once had 22 members of the Phi Beta Kappa honor
    society on its football team?
  3. What was the first sport in which women were invited to compete
    at the Olympics?
  4. What sport was the first to be filmed---and who filmed it?

  5. How many home runs did baseball great Ty Cobb hit in the three
    world series in which he played?
  6. In cross-country bike racing, what do the initials BMX represent?
  7. Under what name did Dr. Joshua Pim of Great Britain enter and win
    the Wimbledon tennis tournament in 1893?
  8. In 1939, what famous American athlete starred on UCLA's
    undefeated football team and was the top scorer in the Pacific Coast
    Conference for Basketball?
  9. What popular sport did Joe Sobek invent at the Greenwich,
    Connecticut, MCA in 1950?
  10. Who was the first Olympic gold medalist to win a professional
    world boxing title?
  11. What sports activity was originally known in England as
  12. Which was the first sport to have its top players named to an
    All-American team?
  13. What was golfing great Ben Hogan's famous reply when he was asked
    how to improve one's game?
  14. How many world records did swimmer Mark Spitz set when he won
    seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics?
  15. After retiring as a player, with what team did baseball great
    Babe Ruth spend one year as a coach?
  16. In what year's Olympics were electric timing devices and a
    public-address system used for the first time?
  17. What is the maximum weight permitted for calves in rodeo
    calf-roping competition?

Answers to Free Trivia Quiz #10 - Sports Trivia 

  1. 60 feet.
  2. Dartmouth, in 1925.
  3. Tennis, at the 1900 games in Paris.  Charlotte Cooper of Great
    Britain was the first gold medalist.
  4. The sport was boxing; the man who did the filming, Thomas A.
    Edison; the year, 1894. Edison filmed a boxing match between Jack
    Cushing and Mike Leonard in a studio on the grounds of his
    laboratory complex in West Orange, New Jersey.
  5. None.
  6. Bicycle moto x (cross).
  7. Mr. X. Because he feared that revealing his true identity would
    hurt his medical practice, Pim entered under the mystery name.
  8. Jackie Robinson, who later gained national fame playing
    professional baseball. At UCLA, he earned letters in baseball,
    basketball, football and track.
  9. Racquetball. Sobek designed a "strung paddle racquet" and
    handle, and combined the rules of squash and handball, to create the
    game he called "paddle rackets."
  10. Floyd Patterson, who won the Olympic gold medal as a middleweight
    in 19+52, and the world championship as a heavyweight in 1956.
  11. Waterskiing.  The first recorded mention of the sport in
    England was in 1914.
  12. Football, in 1889. The idea originated with famed football
    authority Walter Camp, who picked 36 All-American teams until his
    death in 1925.
  13. "Hit the ball closer to the hole."
  14. Seven--one in each of the races in which he competed.
  15. The Brooklyn Dodgers in 1938.
  16. In 1912, in Stockholm.
  17. 350 pounds.  The minimum is 200 pounds.