PUB QUIZ 6 (Sport) – Have a Go!

Pub quizzes are all the rage at the moment as the nation looks to occupy itself and here at Disability Partnership Calderdale, we’re hooked. Here’s our latest quiz, which is entirely sport based. There are no prizes – why not play with a relative or friend you are living with, or over the phone with someone you’re keeping in touch with?

The questions are below with the answers further down the page (please scroll down after the last question)
Previous quizzes – Pub Quiz 1 / Pub Quiz 2 / Pub Quiz 3 / Pub Quiz 4 / Pub Quiz 5
Answers at the foot of the page
  1. In which year did Maradona score his famous World Cup goal against England with his hand?
  2. What is the national sport in Japan?
  3. How many minutes is a rugby match?
  4. In which country were the first Olympic Games held?
  5. How many players are on each side of the net in beach volleyball?
  6. What should you do in swordplay when you break your sabre?
  7. How many boxing matches did Mohammed Ali lose in his professional career?
  8. How long is an Olympic swimming pool?
  9. On what score does one begin when playing Darts?
  10. Which car manufacturer did Fernando Alonso win his first title in Formula 1?
  11. Who was the “winner” of the Tour de France from 1999 to 2005 and has subsequently been stripped of his titles?
  12. Which cyclist was nicknamed the cannibal?
  13. How many players has a hockey team got on the ice?
  14. What was the Olympic city of 1992 ?
  15. What is the largest stadium in the world (capacity)?
  16. Which county did Geoff Boycott play cricket for?
  17. In which country is the Interlagos F1-circuit ?
  18. What is the name of the Barcelona football stadium ?
  19. Where were the Olympic Games held in 1996 ?
  20. What is the nickname of the Belgian national soccer team?
  21. Which ball is worth the most points in snooker?
  22. Which nickname did the late runner Florence Griffith-Joyner have?
  23. What country does the Astana cycling team come from
  24. In which sport can you win the Davis Cup?
  25. Which popular fitness method which took his second name was invented by a German called Joseph?
  26. How many times has Michael Schumacher been a Formula 1 champion?

Answers below – please scroll down the page:















  1. 1986
  2. Sumo Wrestling
  3. 80 Minutes
  4. Greece
  5. Two players
  6. Replace it
  7. Five
  8. Fifty meters
  9. 501
  10. Renault
  11. Lance Armstrong
  12. Eddy Merckx
  13. Six players
  14. Barcelona
  15. Rungrado May Day Stadium (North Korea – 114,000)
  16. Yorkshire
  17. Brazil
  18. Camp Nou
  19. Atlanta
  20. Red devils
  21. The black ball – 7
  22. Flo-Jo
  23. Kazakhstan
  24. Tennis
  25. Pilates
  26. Seven times