General Sports Quiz by HallR

Champion(s):

MatherV


Runner(s)-Up:

RalliP

OBrienJ


Quiz Description

A quiz covering the wide world sports. The intersection between sports and pop culture is included that means we may stretch into the world of "sports entertainment".

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 34 41 56 82 82 75 75 82 41 56 15 60
1 MatherV 445 98 15
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56
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2 OBrienJ 430 92 15
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82
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75
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82
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2 RalliP 430 92 15
34
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56
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82
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82
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56
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4 GoodmanDL 408 87 15
34
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56
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82
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75
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5 Pelc 389 83 00
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6 cprov77 374 79 15
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7 VenguswamyK 359 75 15
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82
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41
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8 GrahamJ 352 70 15
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82
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75
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56
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8 akambour 352 70 15
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56
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10 BoyerA 334 64 15
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11 ZellwegerS 288 61 00
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41
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82
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12 quarterrican 284 57 15
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56
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13 casketromance 266 53 00
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75
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41
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14 Bix32 236 50 15
34
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56
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15 PolinskyL 232 44 15
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82
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41
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15 twarner50 232 44 15
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17 HessJa 213 38 00
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18 CarterBurke 191 33 15
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18 WeikleB 191 33 00
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20 Vintsanity 187 27 00
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56
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56
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21 chc 184 24 15
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22 HoH 157 20 00
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41
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23 RichmondJ 150 16 15
34
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24 BeningoS 146 12 15
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25 Consigliari 142 9 00
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26 randalleng 86 5 00
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27 ChrisRosenberg 79 1 15
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Questions:

On July 1, 2015, the Washington Nationals added a new "racing president" to it's lineup of fan favorites. The verbal demeanor or the mascot lives up to the reputation of the real life president. Who is this mascot?

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Calvin Coolidge

What PG rated word fills in the blank in the following quote: "__________ is b------- f------ outrage in sports" - Ben Affleck

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Deflategate

A recent episode of Malcolm Gladwell's podcast Revisionist History "The Big Man Can't Shoot" criticizes Wilt Chamberlain for failing to continue to do specifically what?

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Shoot Underhanded Free Throws

In the USA it's called soccer. In most of the world it's called Football/Futbol. What is it called by Italian language speakers?

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Calcio

What NHL hockey player posted the following tweet?

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Brooks Laich

In golf, the Ryder Cup is the competition between the best male professional golfers from the US versus the best players from Europe. What is the name of the female equivalent of this international competition?

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Solheim Cup

No, the old man in this photo is not a wizard from Middle Earth. In fact, he was an accomplished pro tennis player during the 1950s, 60s and 70s, the era of wooden racquets. Here he is pictured with his son, famous for swinging wooden equipment of a different sort. For what nation did this man represent in Davis Cup competition?

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Denmark

From 1981 to 2006, a Formula One grand prix was held annually at the circuit in Imola, Italy. What was the name for this grand prix?

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San Marino Grand Prix

What UFC fighter and all-around tough guy, seen here, could be recognized just by his tattoos? Note: I suspect that one of these tattoos might not be real.

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Brock Lesner

New England patriots safety Nate Ebner will be competing in what two-word named sport at the 2016 Olympics in Rio?

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Rugby Sevens

At the Marlboro Cup in 1978, Seattle Slew and Affirmed were two of the horses entered in the race. Why was this race such a significant "first"?

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First time two triple crown winners raced against each other

WWE royalty Stephanie McMahon and Paul Levesque (AKA Triple H) were married on October 25, 2003 at St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church in Sleepy Hollow, NY. However, the priest had initially refused the couple's request to marry in the church. What was the priest's doctrinal reasoning behind this initial objection?

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He thought they already were married