Sport of North America questions This is a list of recently added questions about sport of North America. After whom is the Stanley Cup named?Governor of Canada. The trophy is named for Lord Stanley of Preston, a Governor General of Canada, who supported and promoted ice hockey. He awarded the first cup (then named Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup) to Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club in 1893.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% creator of the ice hockey rulescreator of the ice hockey rules1807governor of Canadagovernor of Canada8160a great hockey playera great hockey player1975canadian town of Stanleycanadian town of Stanley1520trophies riddles » Which team has the most World Series wins?New York Yankees. The World Series is the annual championship series of North American-based Major League Baseball (MLB), played since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion. The New York Yankees have won it 27 times, while the next team - St. Louis Cardinals - 11 times. Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox1504New York YankeesNew York Yankees5586San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants776St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals352United States riddles » Who invented basketball?A Canadian. The basketball game was created in 1891 by James Naismith, a physical education professor at the Springfield College. His aim was to keep his gym class active on a rainy day. He wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot (3.05 m) elevated track (see original photo). Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 63% a Canadiana Canadian6919EnglishmenEnglishmen1307SpaniardsSpaniards1205LithuaniansLithuanians1439games riddles » What does 500 stand for in "Indianapolis 500"?500 miles. The circuit is 2,5 mile long, so it takes 200 laps to complete the 500 mile race.Created by: Nguyễn Thị Minhhard 45% 500 miles500 miles6952500 laps500 laps5264500 minutes500 minutes1092500 cc500 cc2129races riddles » What country did boxer Lennox Lewis represent at the Olympics?Canada. Lennox Lewis holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. As an amateur he won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games. Having achieved that goal, Lewis declared himself a professional boxer and moved back to his native England, which he had left at the age of 12.Created by: Kasiahard 44% United KingdomUnited Kingdom2476USAUSA1929CanadaCanada4501JamaicaJamaica1248boxing riddles » How many Summer Olympic games were held in the United States?4. There were Olympic Games in St. Louis (1904), twice in Los Angeles (1932, 1984) and in Atlanta (1996)Created by: Kasiavery hard 29% 11768222090332078442102history of North America riddles » Winners of the Indianapolis 500 race do not celebrate with a bottle of Champagne. What do they get instead?Milk. The tradition of drinking milk was founded in 1933. Since 1956, only one driver has broken it: In 1993, Emerson Fittipaldi drank a celebratory bottle of orange juice. He owned several orange groves in Sao Paolo, and wanted to promote the citrus industry.Created by: Kasiahard 49% whiskeywhiskey3272rosesroses2610beerbeer2761milkmilk8417prizes riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.