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written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A very difficult quiz on sports trivia.

Question 1:


Danny Biasone is often credited with financially saving this professional sport.
Soccer
Football
Hockey
Basketball

Question 2:


He was the first African-American to play in the NBA.
Nate "Sweetwater" Clifton
Earl Lloyd
Chuck Cooper
Chuck Connors

Question 3:


Today in Major League Baseball a "ground rule double" is when a ball is hit fair, bounces and then goes over the outfield. Which statement is true about this rule?
It was always a rule in the National League but became an American League rule in 1927.
It became a rule when the baseball rules were canonized in 1886.
It wasn't a rule until 1930.
It was made a rule in both leagues in 1919.

Question 4:


Who was the second Major League Baseball switch-hitter to hit 500 home runs?
Eddie Murray
Eddie Mathews
Harmon Killebrew
Mickey Mantle

Question 5:


Who was the first NFL player to get 200 sacks?
Michael Strahan
Bruce Smith
Reggie White
Kevin Greene

Question 6:


This NFL great was the first player to get 14 interceptions in one season.
Cornell Green
Herb Adderly
Dick Lane
Jimmy Marsalis

Question 7:


Scoring a safety is a rare occurrence in an NFL game. This defensive end, who played for the Rams, was the first NFLer to score two safeties in one game.
Jack Youngblood
Fred Dryer
Doug English
Ted Hendricks

Question 8:


Whether fortunately or unfortunately, strikes and work stoppages are a fact of life in professional sports. When was the first NHL player strike?
1925
1995
1955
1985

Question 9:


Greg Harris and Tony Mullane were both pitchers in Major League Baseball. Why are they significant?
They pitched in the first extra-innings World Series game.
Each one pitched both lefty and righty.
They were actually the same person.
Babe Ruth hit his first homer off Mullane and Barry Bonds hit his first homer off Harris.

Question 10:


Which basketball league was the first to institute a three-point shot?
NCAA
ABL
ABA
NBA

 


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