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Question 1: When a tie needs to be broken in ________, an overtime period of 2x5 minutes is played.
BasketballTeam handballIce hockeyWheelchair rugby

Question 2: Because there cannot be a tie in the ________, the teams switch ends of the field and start additional 15-minute overtime periods until one side scores.
Premier LeagueSeason (sports)PlayoffsPlayoff format

Question 3: Penalty shootout, a procedure used mainly in hockey and ________ when a tied match that ends after extra time needs to have a winner.
Association footballRugby unionOlympic GamesAssociation football around the world

Question 4: As many as six overtime periods have been necessary to determine a winner in a ________ game.
1998–99 NBA lockoutMagic JohnsonShaquille O'NealNational Basketball Association

Question 5: MLB - ________ - May 1, 1920: Game between Brooklyn Robins and Boston Braves ended in a 1-1 tie after 26 innings.
BaseballMajor League BaseballAmerican LeagueNational League

Question 6: The short-lived ________ used a modified Kansas Playoff, where the series would start on the 20-yard line and have four downs to score.
National Football LeagueXFLUnited States Football LeagueAmerican Football League

Question 7: NBA - January 6, 1951: The Indianapolis Olympians and the ________ played six overtimes, with Indianapolis winning 75-73 in a four-hour game.
Los Angeles Lakers2009–10 Sacramento Kings seasonSacramento KingsBoston Celtics

Question 8: However, if nine innings are complete and the score is even, the game continues for as many ________ as are needed to determine a winner.
Home runStrikeoutWalk-off home runExtra innings

Question 9: ________, the procedure used in American auto racing to add extra laps when the last lap ends in a yellow flag ("caution") condition.
2007 Daytona 500Dale Earnhardt, Jr.Aaron's 499Green-white-checker finish

Question 10: Minor league - International League - April 18, 1981: In the longest professional baseball game ever played, the ________ defeated the Rochester Red Wings 3–2 in 33 innings.
2004 Boston Red Sox seasonBoston Red SoxPawtucket Red SoxBoston Red Sox minor league players


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