The Craig Fahle Show

Pick Your Champion: The Sports Quiz

Monday, June 9, 2014

Test yourself with questions about the World Cup, the Stanley Cup Finals and the NBA Finals during our weekly quiz on The Craig Fahle Show.

SOCCER: 1. What is the name of the organization that presents the World cup?

  1. How many countries will compete for the World cup this year?

  2. The World cup happens every 4 years. What country won the championships in 2010?

  3. Name the retired Brazilian footballer regarded by many experts, football critics, former players, current players and football fans as the best player of all time.

  4. Name the English footballer who was the first English player to win league titles in four countries, England, Spain, the United States and France.

  5. Where is the World Cup being held this year?

BASKETBALL: 1. What NBA Team has won the most NBA Championships?

  1. How many times have the Pistons won the NBA Championship?

  2. What is the nickname of the Detroit Pistons team that won the 1989 and 1990 NBA Championships?

  3. What legendary Lakers Player retired at the end of the NBA Championship in 1989?

  4. Who was the coach of the Pistons from 1983 to 1992?

  5. Who became the first sports team owner to win championships in two different sports in 2004?

  6. Who was the MVP of the 2004 NBA Champion Detroit Pistons?

  7. What Piston Player was nicknamed The Worm?

HOCKEY: 1. What is the name of the oldest professional sports trophy in North America?

  1. What NHL Team has won the most Stanley Cups since 1927?

  2. The Red Wings won the Stanley Cup in 2008. Who did they beat?

  3. Who is playing in the Stanley Cup Finals this year?

  4. What NHL head coach holds the record for most wins in league history, with 1,244 wins in the regular season and 223 in the Stanley Cup playoffs?

  5. Name one of the five Russian hockey players who were known as the Red Wings' Russian Five in the 1990’s.

Answers: Soccer: 1. FIFA, Fédération Internationale de Football Association 2. 32 (could be 30) 3. The current champions are Spain, who won the 2010 tournament in South Africa 4. Pele: In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics 5. David Beckham 6. Brazil Basketball: 1. Boston Celtics with 17 2. 3 times 3. The Bad Boys 4. Kareem Abdul Jabbar 5. Chuck Daly 6. William Davidson became the first owner in sports history to win two championships in one year. 7. Chauncey Billups 8. Dennis Rodman HOCKEY 1.The Stanley Cup is an ice hockey club trophy, awarded annually to the National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs champion at the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals. 2. Montreal Canadiens 3.Pittsburgh 4. NY Rangers and LA Kings 5. Scotty Bowman 6. The five skater group included Larionov and Fetisov in their respective positions, but also included Sergei Fedorov at centre, Vyacheslav Kozlov at left wing and Vladimir Konstantinov on defense.

--Annamarie Sysling