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Filipino Sports

written by: chloe
 
Here's a quiz on various Filipino sports and sportsmen. Enjoy!

Question 1:


The "Thrilla in Manila", a boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, was held in which city?
Pasig City
Davao City
Quezon City
Cebu City

Question 2:


This American baseball legend, one of the first five players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, once played in the baseball field of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in the Philippines.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 3:


Is it true that the word Yo-Yo, referring to the famous toy, was first published in a dictionary of Filipino words printed in 1860.
Yes
No

Question 4:


This player of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), nicknamed the "Triggerman", broke several Filipino and PBA all-time records, including the most points scored in a single game by a Filipino.
Johnny Abarientos
Alvin Patrimonio
Allan Caidic
Ramon Fernandez

Question 5:


Which player received the first MVP award of the The Philippine Basketball Association?
Tony Harris
Bogs Adornado
Gil Cortez
Joy Dionisio

Question 6:


Which champion swimmer was appointed chairman of the Philippine Sports Commission in 2001?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 7:


This practitioner of pocket billiards, called the "Magician", is famous for winning many of the most prestigious nine-ball tournaments.
Alex Pagulayan
Dyango Bustamante
Efren "Bata" Reyes
Juan Dela Cruz

Question 8:


Which facility, located in Quezon City, Philippines, was nicknamed The Big Dome?
Ynares Gym
Cuneta Astrodome
Araneta Coliseum
Makati Sports Complex

Question 9:


Which athlete was described by Time Magazine as the Philippines' "sole bona fide international sports superstar"?
Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao
Paeng Nepomoceno
Sam Milby
Efren "Bata" Reyes

Question 10:

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This athlete, referred to as "the National Fist", was the first Filipino to win a world boxing title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in 2001.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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