World of Sport 1
A quiz covering all sports with questions to suit all ages and abilities. The answers can be revealed by passing your mouse over the answer blocks.
  1. Which English football team supporters are known as "The Toon Army"?
    Newcastle United.
  2. Which winter sport combines cross-country skiing with shooting?
    Biathlon.
  3. What is the name given to winning a rowing race after rowing the course unopposed?
    A Row Over.
  4. In which year was an Enlish classic horse race run in Scotland?
    1989 (St Leger at Ayr).
  5. Who was the first professional football player to be knighted?
    Sir Stanley Matthews.
  6. In golf, what is an eagle?
    2 strokes under par on a hole.
  7. Which woman became the first Wimbledon defending champion to lose in the first round?
    Steffi Graf.
  8. In Rugby Union, which two teams compete for the Millenium Trophy?
    England & Ireland.
  9. What is the start of a hockey match called?
    A Bully Off.
  10. How many players are there in a netball team?
    Seven.
  11. In which year was the Welsh Grand National held in England?
    1994.
  12. In golf, what does a stimpmeter measure?
    The spped of the greens.
  13. Which course in 1950 staged the first official British motor racing Grand Prix?
    Silverstone.
  14. For what is Dick Fosbury remembered?
    A high jump tecnique(Fosbury Flop).
  15. How wide is a hockey goal?
    12 feet.
  16. Who was the first unseeded man to win the Wimbledon title?
    Boris Becker.
  17. Who was the first British player to play NBA basketball in the USA?
    Steve Bucknall.
  18. Which sport takes place in a velodrome?
    Cycling.
  19. On which English racecourse is the Rowley Mile?
    Newmarket.
  20. Which golf course plays host to the US Masters each year?
    Augusta National.