The Ultimate Sports Quiz

by Jim on May 7, 2013

Can You Identify These Awards & Contests?

Sure, almost everyone knows that gold statues are given to finest work in television and movies (Oscars & Emmys). But I challenge you to name these athletic contests and awards. How many can you properly identify?

1-      The Breeder’s Cup
2-      Conn-Smythe Trophy

3-     The Butkus Award
4-      Cy Young Award
5-      Gold Glove
6-      The Golden Gloves
7-      The Little 500
8-      The Red River Rivalry
9-      Heisman Trophy
10-    World Cup
11-    The Stanley Cup
12-    America’s Cup
13-    The Sprint Cup
14-    Grey Cup
15-    The European Cup
16-    Ironman Award
17-    The Iditarod
18-    Banjo Bowl
19-    The Elite Eight/Sweet Sixteen
20-    Larry O’Brien Championship
21-    ASP World Championship
22-    WTBA Champion
23-    Indianapolis 500
24-    The Silver Skates
25-    Tour de France
26-    Harley J. Earl Trophy
27-    Vanier Cup
28-    Chuck Bednarik Award
29-    The Naismith Award
30-    The Major Championships
31-    MVP Award
32-    Heavy-weight Champion
33-    Frozen Four
34-    The Little Brown Jug
35-    Doak Walker Award
36-    The Grand Slam
37-    Old Oaken Bucket
38-    Hart Memorial Trophy

So, how many correct did you get? You probably are feeling pretty smug, because you got almost everyone right. Therefore, below are a few to help you regain your humility. These will separate the “Men from the Boys.” (In case you are having a contest at work or school, you can use these to break a tie. Here are the “Sudden Death” tie breakers!)

A-      Name Horse Racing’s Triple Crown in order by date.
B-      What are the parts of MLB’s Triple Crown?
C-      Name the Grand Slam Tournaments in order by date.
D-     Name the “Majors” (Championships) in order by date
E-      In what state was the term “March Madness” coined and first used?
F-      What were the Original 4 Bowl Games?
G-     What is the theme song for the Kentucky Derby?
H-      What is the theme song for the Preakness?
I-       What major TV network owns the rights to Racing’s Triple Crown?
J-     What is the official flower of The Kentucky Derby?
K-      What is the official flower for The Preakness?
L-     What is the official flower for The Belmont Stakes?

How did you do? To get the answers Email us at Jim@EverydayChristianFamily.com. I’ll send them as soon as possible.

(Oh by the way I posted quizzes for the basketball, football, baseball and hockey team names NBA, NHL, NFL and MLB as well.  To find these quizzes go to www.EverydayChristianFamily.com)

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Author: Jim (102 Articles)

Jim Edwards has authored numerous articles, developed 2 extensive pamphlet series and written brochures and numerous sales training documents. He earned a BME from Illinois Wesleyan University and Master Degree from Northern Illinois University with post-graduate studies in strategic marketing and product planning.

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