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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?
Michael Phelps (USA, swimming)
Carl Lewis (USA, track and field)
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?
Pete Sampras (USA)
Ivan Lendl (Czechoslovakia and USA)
Jimmy Connors (USA)
Roger Federer (Switzerland)

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?
Miguel Indurain (Spain)
Bernard Hinault (France)
Lance Armstrong (USA)
Eddy Merckx (Belgium)

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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