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A Year in Sports [2]

Created by Nightmare

Fun Trivia : Quizzes : USA by Year
A Year in Sports  2 game quiz
"Another all multiple choice quiz for you to select that year that these events happened in Sports. There is a little hint for everyone. Have fun! :-)"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. This year began with the Denver Broncos winning their first of two consecutive Super Bowls. France beat Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup. Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris' season record of 61 home runs. Also, Kentucky defeated Utah 78-69 for the NCAA Basketball Championship. Which year did all this take place?
    1998
    1949
    1980
    1965


2. Giacomo won the Kentucky Derby in this year. The White Sox won their third World Series in franchise history. Texas was the NCAA Football Champions in the season also. Nikolay Valuev also ended this year as the WBA Heavyweight Champion. Which year was this?
    2005
    1968
    1987
    1946


3. Steffi Graf defeated Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon. Los Angeles thrived as their Dodgers and Lakers were league champions in their sport, while the Denver Broncos lost their second consecutive Super Bowl. Willie Stargell took the solo honor of being inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame. Which year did this all happen?
    1957
    2003
    1988
    1970


4. The Boston Celtics won their eighth consecutive NBA Championship in this year. The Orioles skunked the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. Kauai King won the Kentucky Derby. Also in the year, Notre Dame and Michigan State were NCAA Football co-champions. Which year was this?
    1966
    1945
    1987
    1930


5. The NFL Chicago Bears were undefeated in this season. The NCAA Basketball Championship saw Stanford beat Dartmouth 53-38. Toronto defeated Detroit for the Stanley Cup. Also, in his sixth consecutive year, Joe Louis was the heavyweight boxing champion. What year was this?
    1959
    1980
    1927
    1942


6. The baseball world mourned as Babe Ruth died. In the last Basketball Association of America championship before becoming the NBA, the Philadelphia Warriors beat the Baltimore Bullets. Citation won the Kentucky Derby. The USA took top honors with the most Olympic medals in London. Which year was this?
    1908
    1968
    1948
    1928


7. In this year, track and field stars John Carlos and Tommie Smith were banned from the Olympics for their gestures during the medals ceremony. Denny McLain won 31 games for the Detroit Tigers. The Packers beat the Raiders in the Super Bowl. Which year was this?
    1984
    1968
    1952
    1926


8. The year started off with the trial of O.J. Simpson in January. Graf beat Vicario, 4-6, 6-1, and 7-5 for the Wimbledon title. Nebraska was the NCAA Football Champions with their 12-0 record. The Atlanta Braves won their only World Series in five appearances in the decade. Which year did all this happen?
    1981
    1959
    1972
    1995


9. Along with baseball's first season MVP award handed out in this year, the Philadelphia Athletics were the World Series champions. Jack Johnson was the heavyweight champion. The Stanley Cup winners were the Ottawa Senators. Meridian won the Kentucky Derby, and John McDermott became the youngest golfer ever to win the United States Open Championship. What year was this?
    1952
    1933
    1911
    1973


10. In this year, the Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl. In tennis at Wimbledon, John Newcombe was victorious over Ken Rosewall. Brazil beat Italy 4-1 in the World Cup. Jimmy Ellis was the new WBA heavyweight champion. Finally, Dust Commander won the Kentucky Derby. Which year did all this take place?
    1939
    1991
    1970
    1958


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