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Sports Quotes

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A difficult quiz on some quotes about sports and/or by sports figures. Given the quote, you must select the speaker.

Question 1:


Which sportsman said the following words: “When they treat you bad, you got to take care of your pride, no matter what.”?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Cy Young
Satchel Page
Warren Spahn
Roger Clemens

Question 2:


Which American actress considered that “there have been only two geniuses in the world: Willie Shakespeare and Willie Mays.”?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Julia Roberts
Tallulah Bankhead
Bette Davis
Lorna Luft

Question 3:


Which sports announcer said this quote on the World Series: “What does a mama bear on the pill have in common with the World Series? No Cubs.”?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Len Berman
Bill Mazer
Ernie Banks
Harry Caray

Question 4:


“Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.” is a quote by what NBA player?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Swede Holbrook
Mike Jordan
Wilt Chamberlain
Shaquille O'Neal

Question 5:


Which basketball player, drafted in the second round of the 1988 NBA Draft, is remembered for this quote: "I can shoot with my left hand, I can shoot with my right hand, I'm amphibious."  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Len Bias
Marcus Branch
Charles Shackleford
Terry Almond

Question 6:


“The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.” is a quote by what famous NFL player and coach?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Charles Shackleford
John Elway
Don Shula
John Madden

Question 7:


Which Hall of Fame NFL player do these words belong to: "Maybe a good rule in life is never become too important to do your own laundry."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Jim Brown
Barry Sanders
Gayle Sayers
Walter Payton

Question 8:


“I hate sports as much as a person who likes sports hates common sense.” expresses which important American journalist and essayist's attitude to sports?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Robert Turley
H. L. Mencken
Dan Druff
Carl Bernstein

Question 9:


Golf is “a game in which you shout "Fore!" shoot six, and write down five” according to which popular ABC radio personality?
John Dailey
H. L. Mencken
Vic Raschi
Paul Harvey

Question 10:


Which British novelist and essayist defined sport in this way: “Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war without the shooting.”?
George Orwell
Dwight Eisenhower
George Custer
Omar Bradley

Question 11:


"My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That's why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back." is a quote by what American professional golfer?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Charles Shackleford
Tiger Woods
Bjorn Borg
John McEnroe

Question 12:


“If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.” is a statement by what American humorist?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Erma Bombeck
Ann Landers
Marlo Thomas
Abigail Van Burem

Question 13:


Which American baseball player and manager made the following statement about the future of his career: “When I get through managing , I am going to open a kindergarten.”?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Billy Martin
Reggie jackson
Yogi Berra
Joe Torre

Question 14:


“It’s good sportsmanship not to pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.” Which important American writer and humorist made this recommendation to golf players?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Sam Snead
D.J. Hughley
H.L Mencken
Mark Twain

Question 15:


To which American author does this quote on fishing belong: "Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Henry David Thoreau
Rod Reel
Tiger Woods
Sam Snead

 


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