Sport by Letter: A

Sport by Letter: A - Questions and Answers

All of the (common English) answers to this sports trivia quiz will begin with the letter A. In the case of people, it is the surname which will begin with A. 20 questions - answers can be found below. Free quizzes for a variety of situations from BusinessBalls.com.


Sport by Letter: A - Questions

1. Which city in the USA hosted the 1996 Summer Olympic Games (XXVI Olympiad)?

2. Which Amsterdam-based football club - four-time European Cup winners - are named after a hero of Greek mythology?

3. In which Olympic target-based sport do South Korea hold the record for gold medals, with 23 in total?

4. In tennis, what follows a rally at deuce?

5. Which football team moved from their former home in Woolwich to Highbury in north London in 1913?

6. Which American former world number 1 tennis player was known during his career as "The Punisher"?

7. After the colour of their kit, what is the nickname of the New Zealand national rugby union team?

8. Which manager stood down as the head coach of England following an investigation by The Daily Telegraph in 2016?

9. Alongside the Dodgers, what is the nickname of the other Major League Baseball team centred in Los Angeles? (Clue: It's in the name of the city).

10. Which seam-bowler from Lancashire is the record wicket-taker in the history of the England cricket team?

11. Which mountain range has accommodated more Winter Olympic host cities than any other?

12. Cassius Clay famously changed his name to what after converting to Islam in 1964?

13. The US Masters is held every year at which golf course within the state of Georgia?

14. The first modern Olympics were held in 1896 in which European capital city?

15. Lionel Messi, Gabriel Batistuta and Diego Maradona are famous football players from which South American nation?

16. The Cardinals are an NFL team based in which south-western US state?

17. What is the name of the biennial cricket series contested between England and Australia?

18. Which port-city in Belgium hosted the (summer) games of the VII Olympiad in 1920?

19. What is the real first name of England cricket all-rounder "Freddie" Flintoff?

20. "Soccer" is a shortened form of which two-word term?


Sport by Letter: A - Answers


1. Which city in the USA hosted the 1996 Summer Olympic Games (XXVI Olympiad)? Atlanta

2. Which Amsterdam-based football club - four-time European Cup winners - are named after a hero of Greek mythology? AFC Ajax

3. In which Olympic target-based sport do South Korea hold the record for gold medals, with 23 in total? Archery

4. In tennis, what follows a rally at deuce? Advantage

5. Which football team moved from their former home in Woolwich to Highbury in north London in 1913? Arsenal

6. Which American former world number 1 tennis player was known during his career as "The Punisher"? Andre Agassi

7. After the colour of their kit, what is the nickname of the New Zealand national rugby union team? All Blacks

8. Which manager stood down as the head coach of England following an investigation by The Daily Telegraph in 2016?  Sam Allardyce

9. Alongside the Dodgers, what is the nickname of the other Major League Baseball team centred in Los Angeles? (Clue: It's in the name of the city). Angels

10. Which seam-bowler from Lancashire is the record wicket-taker in the history of the England cricket team? James Anderson

11. Which mountain range has accommodated more Winter Olympic host cities than any other? Alps

12. Cassius Clay famously changed his name to what after converting to Islam in 1964? Muhammad Ali

13. The US Masters is held every year at which golf course within the state of Georgia? Augusta

14. The first modern Olympics were held in 1896 in which European capital city? Athens

15. Lionel Messi, Gabriel Batistuta and Diego Maradona are famous football players from which South American nation? Argentina

16. The Cardinals are an NFL team based in which south-western US state? Arizona

17. What is the name of the biennial cricket series contested between England and Australia? The Ashes

18. Which port-city in Belgium hosted the (summer) games of the VII Olympiad in 1920? Antwerp

19. What is the real first name of England cricket all-rounder "Freddie" Flintoff? Andrew

20. "Soccer" is a shortened form of which two-word term? Association Football



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