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Sport Heroes of Our Times

written by: marcing
 
The quiz contains questions about sport stars of the late 1990s until 2008. The athletes, featured in the quiz, set world records, won multiple gold medals or became legends in their disciplines. Enjoy! Please, note that if you think a sport star is the quarterback of your college team, you will probably not enjoy the quiz.

Question 1:


Who was the first man to win 8 gold medals at a single Olympics?
Carl Lewis (USA, track and field)
Michael Phelps (USA, swimming)
Alexander Dityatin (USSR, gymnastics)
Usain Bolt (Jamaica, track and field)

Question 2:


Which of the following tennis players was the World number one player for the most number of consecutive weeks?
Ivan Lendl (Czechoslovakia and USA)
Jimmy Connors (USA)
Roger Federer (Switzerland)
Pete Sampras (USA)

Question 3:


Which cyclist was diagnosed with testicle cancer, but recovered and won the prestigious Tour de France race for a record breaking 7 consecutive years?
Bernard Hinault (France)
Miguel Indurain (Spain)
Eddy Merckx (Belgium)
Lance Armstrong (USA)

Question 4:


Who won the most Formula 1 Championships in the period 1985-2008?
Ayrton Senna (Brazil)
Fernando Alonso (Spain)
Lewis Hamilton (UK)
Michael Schumacher (Germany)

Question 5:


Which team won every competition they could between 2003-2007, including an Olympic Gold, 2 World Championships and 6 World League cups?
USA, basketball - men
South Korea, soccer- women
Brazil, volleyball - men
Germany, soccer - men

Question 6:


Which female pole vaulter was first to clear 5m?
Svetlana Feofanova (Russia)
Jennifer Stuczynski (USA)
Yelena Isinbayeva (Russia)
Stacy Dragila (USA)

Question 7:


Which Ethiopian is widely considered one of the greatest long distance runners in history?
Haile Gebrselassie
Wilson Boit Kipketer
Paavo Nurmi
Hicham El Guerrouj

Question 8:


Which of these drivers won the most World Rally Championships and individual rallies?
Colin McRae (UK)
Carlos Sainz (Spain)
Juha Kankkunen (Finland)
S├ębastien Loeb (France)

Question 9:


Which alpine skier is known as "Herminator"?
Alberto Tomba (Italy)
Pirmin Zurbriggen (Switzerland)
Herman Maier (Austria)
Bode Miller (USA)

Question 10:


Athletes from which country took all gold medals in table tennis in the Olympic Games in 2000, 2004 and 2008?
China
Singapore
Poland
USA

 


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