10 most difficult history of sport riddles A list of history of sport related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Sport quiz Until when were the ancient Olympic Games held?4th century AD. The olympic games were disbanded as "pagan rituals" shortly after Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. Theodosius the Great dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome and banned the Olympics in Ancient Greece. very hard 39% 10th century BC10th century BC11%4th century BC4th century BC27%1st century AD1st century AD21%4th century AD4th century AD39%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2537 answers in 2 languages »ancient Greece riddles » Which teams played in the "Blood in the Water" match at the Olympics in Melbourne in year 1956?Hungary vs USSR. By the start of the Olympics, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution had been suppressed by the Soviets, and many players saw the Olympics as a way to salvage pride for their country. After the extraordinarily violent game, many of Hungary team members sought asylum in the West. Hungary won 4:0.hard 47% USA vs CubaUSA vs Cuba12%USA vs USSRUSA vs USSR33%Hungary vs USSRHungary vs USSR47%France vs AlgeriaFrance vs Algeria6%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11622 answers in 2 languages »water sports riddles » This is Telstar, the world's first communication satellite. What was named after it?Soccer ball. The Adidas Telstar was the first 1970 World Cup ball to use the now-familiar design, consisting of 12 black pentagonal and 20 white hexagonal panels. It was named after the Telstar satellites launched in 1962.hard 51% Soccer ballSoccer ball51%Stadium in FranceStadium in France10%Sport channel in TVSport channel in TV30%TV transmission of a matchTV transmission of a match7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8445 answers in 2 languages »soccer riddles » How many gold medals did USSR win at 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles? (USA got 83)0. In response to the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries including the Soviet Union boycotted the Games. The IOC awarded Los Angeles the Games by default, as no other city was interested.hard 58% 12712715%838313%555512%0058%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 14904 answers in 2 languages »Cold War riddles » During which Olympic Games did the Soviet Union beat Yugoslavia in the football final on 8th of December?Melbourne, 1956. Due to the reversal of seasons in the Southern Hemisphere, the Games were held during the northern winter. This was thought likely to inconvenience athletes from the Northern Hemisphere who were accustomed to resting during their winter. Next Olympic Games in Australia (Sydney 2000), were held in September.hard 58% Los Angeles, 1932Los Angeles, 193210%Melbourne, 1956Melbourne, 195658%Montreal, 1976Montreal, 197622%Sydney, 2000Sydney, 20007%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11373 answers in 2 languages »football riddles » The first football world cup final was won by Uruguay against Argentina 4:2. What was unusual about that game?Two different balls were used in the final: Argentina supplied the first-half ball (the 'Tiento') and led 2–1 at the break; hosts Uruguay supplied the second-half ball (the 'T-Model', which was larger and heavier; see photo) and won 4–2.average 60% There was no half-time breakThere was no half-time break9%There was no refereeThere was no referee8%5 players got red cards5 players got red cards21%Two different balls were usedTwo different balls were used60%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8707 answers in 2 languages »sport riddles » Which country won the most medals in the alpine skiing competitions at the Olympic Games throughout the whole history?Austria. Of the total number of 397 medals awarded so far, Austria got 105, nearly twice as much as Switzerland, which comes second with 56 medals. Austrian dominance is not limited to the Olympic Games - Austrians won also nearly 30% of all Alpine Skiing World Cup races. average 60% SwitzerlandSwitzerland15%AustriaAustria60%NorwayNorway21%FranceFrance2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8742 answers in 2 languages »skiing riddles » How many fights did Rocky Marciano lose?0. Rocky Marciano is the only professional boxer to have retired undefeated holding the world heavyweight title. His record was 49 wins (43 KOs), 0 draws, 0 losses.average 61% 0061%1124%2210%334%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5956 answers in 2 languages »boxing 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.average 64% a Canadiana Canadian64%EnglishmenEnglishmen11%SpaniardsSpaniards10%LithuaniansLithuanians13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8057 answers in 4 languages »sport of North America riddles » Which country hosted the first modern day Olympic Games?Greece. The first Games held under the auspices of the IOC was hosted in the Panathenaic stadium in Athens in 1896. The Games brought together 14 nations and 241 athletes. Greek officials, the public and many of the athletest were so enthusiastic about the experience of hosting an Olympic Games, that they demanded that Athens be the permanent Olympic host city.very easy 84% GreeceGreece84%FranceFrance6%Great BritainGreat Britain5%ItalyItaly4%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 7865 answers in 2 languages »Athens riddles » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.