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Sports in the United States: Quiz

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Question 1: There are Americans participating in international ________.
SidecarAuto racingGrand Prix motorcycle racingMotorcycle racing

Question 2: Famous NHL players today include ________, Sidney Crosby, Martin Brodeur, Jarome Iginla, Joe Thornton, Chris Pronger, and Patrick Kane.
Nicklas LidströmRoberto LuongoAlexander OvechkinWashington Capitals

Question 3: NASCAR's ________ generally harnesses an 8 million person audience on television, as well as sold-out crowds at many tracks that can hold up to 170,000 spectators.
2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup SeriesSprint Cup Series2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Question 4: ________ (USTA)
Henry Slocum (tennis)Dwight F. DavisUnited States Tennis AssociationRichard Sears (tennis)

Question 5: ________, a common sport in European countries, is not a popular sport in the U.S.
Wheelchair rugbyTeam handballIce hockeyBasketball

Question 6: Today, ________ pay millions of dollars for the rights to broadcast sporting events.
Owned-and-operated stationCBSTelevision networkUltra high frequency

Question 7: The sport is played professionally in Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, ________, New Zealand, and France, and is recognized as the national sport in Papua New Guinea.
AustraliaCanadaUnited KingdomBarbados

Question 8: ________, common in other English-speaking nations, is not as well known in the United States.
FootballRugby tensRugby unionRugby sevens

Question 9: [1] The ________, more popularly known as the NBA, is the world's premier men's professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America.
Shaquille O'NealNational Basketball AssociationMagic Johnson1998–99 NBA lockout

Question 10: ________, another common sport in Commonwealth countries, is not a popular sport in the U.S.
Indoor cricketBat-and-ball gamesCricketOlympic Games







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