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Sports Quotes Quiz - Overtime

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A difficult quiz on quotes about sports and/or by sports figures. A quote is given and you are asked for the speaker.

Question 1:


What famous coach made this statement: "We have too many Marys and not enough Williams."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Joe Paterno
Jim Thorpe
Lou Holtz
John Madden

Question 2:


This baseball player and manager, nicknamed "The Ol' Professor", said, "Sports do not build character. They reveal it."
Bill Veeck
Casey Stengel
Al Shalk
Bud Selig

Question 3:


What coach does this quote belong to: "If the NBA were on Channel 5 and a bunch of frogs were making love on Channel 4, I would watch the frogs even if the picture was coming in fuzzy."?
Bill Walton
Bobby Knight
Chet Forte
Dick Vitale

Question 4:


What NFL safety made this witty remark: "Most football teams are tempermental. That's 90% temper and 10 % mental."?
Phil Simms
Doug Plank
Shannon Sharpe
Ron Jaworski

Question 5:


Who said: "There is a syndrome in sports called "paralysis by analysis."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Stan Smith
Bjorn Borg
Arthur Ashe
John McEnroe

Question 6:


What professional golf player said: "The only reason I played golf was so I could afford to go hunting and fishing."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Tommy Aaron
Sam Snead
Vijay Singh
Tiger Woods

Question 7:


What sportswriter specializing in golf remarked: "The bell that tolls for all in boxing is the cash register."?
Bob Arum
Bob Verdi
Susan Waldman
Don King

Question 8:


What retired professional wrestler said that "Wrestling is ballet with violence."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Lou Albano
Jesse Ventura
Hulk Hogan
Vince McMahaon

Question 9:


Who made this statement: "Pro Football is like nuclear War. There are no winners only survivors."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
John Madden
George Halas
Frank Gifford
Don Shula

Question 10:


Name the former defensive back who said the following: "Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck."  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
John Madden
Tom Landry
Frank Gifford
Don Shula

Question 11:


Who made this observation: "College football is a sport that bears the same relationship to education that bullfighting does to agriculture."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Carl Hubbard
George Blanda
Tom Landry
Elbert Hubbard

Question 12:


Who said the following: "The reason women don't play football is because eleven of them would never wear the same outfit."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Phyllis George
Linda Blair
Phyllis Kirk
Phyllis Diller

Question 13:


This running back and an outfielder said, "Football is easy if a person is crazy as hell."
Carl Hubbard
Deion Sanders
O.J. Simpson
Bo Jackson

Question 14:


This track and field athlete said, "A lifetime of training for just ten seconds."  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Joe Louis
Carl Lewis
Pavo Nuurmi
Jesse Owens

Question 15:


Who gave this advice: "If you drink , don't drive. Don't even putt."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Jerry Lewis
Dean Martin
Tommy Aaron
Sam Snead

Question 16:


What successful coach said the following: "If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?"?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Mike Ditka
Vince Lombardi
Al Davis
Tom Landry

Question 17:


What former professional ice hockey player said this: "All hockey players are bilingual-they know English and profanity."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Gordie Howe
Wayne Gretsky
Mark Messier
Maurice Richard

Question 18:


Who said: "You win some, you lose some, you crash some."?
Jim Loscutoff
Mike Ditka
Evander Hollyfield
Dale Earnhardt

 


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