10 most difficult sport riddles A list of ten (out of 83) sport related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Sport quiz A tragic disaster occurred during the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans motor race. The leading Mercedes flung into the crowd, killing 83 spectators. Who won the race?Hawthorn/Bueb of Jaguar. Despite death of 83 spectators and 120 injured, the race was continued. Eight hours after the accident, while leading the race, the Mercedes team withdrew their cars. Mercedes invited Jaguar to also retire, but they declined.very hard 19% nobodynobody38%Levegh/Fitch of Mercedes (posthumous)Levegh/Fitch of Mercedes (posthumous)25%Fangio/Moss of MercedesFangio/Moss of Mercedes16%Hawthorn/Bueb of JaguarHawthorn/Bueb of Jaguar19%Created by: Andy Sealy. Statistics based on 2347 answers in 2 languages »Le Mans riddles » Where is karate from?Ryukyu Kingdom. Karate developed from the indigenous martial arts of Ryukyu Islands (today Japanese) under the influence of Chinese martial arts. The Ryukyu Kingdom was an independent kingdom from the 15th to 19th century, and despite its small size, the kingdom played a central role in the maritime trade networks of medieval East Asia. Until the 19th century, it has had much more in common with China, than with Japan.very hard 23% JapanJapan46%ChinaChina20%Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom23%TaiwanTaiwan8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2460 answers in 4 languages »sport of Japan riddles » Which is the oldest active trophy in sports? America's Cup. The trophy is named after America, the first yacht to win it in 1851 in a race around the Isle of Wight. It is the oldest active trophy in sports.very hard 25% Wimbledon TrophyWimbledon Trophy42%Stanley CupStanley Cup26%America's CupAmerica's Cup25%FIFA Wold CupFIFA Wold Cup5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2150 answers in 4 languages »cups riddles » Which martial art is that?Iaido is associated with the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard or saya, striking or cutting an opponent, removing blood from the blade, and then replacing the sword in the scabbard. There are no fights in iaido. It should not be confused with kendo, where bamboo sticks and protective clothing is used for fighting competitions.very hard 29% kendokendo39%iaidoiaido29%ju-jitsuju-jitsu12%ninjitsuninjitsu18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2314 answers in 2 languages »Far East 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)very hard 30% 1110%2228%3330%4430%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5009 answers in 2 languages »sport of North America riddles » What is the meaning of the Italian word "Ferrari"?Smith. "Ferrari" is the third most common surname in Italy. The word has the same root as Italian "ferro" (iron) or Latin "ferrum" (thus, Fe for iron).very hard 30% speedyspeedy14%furiousfurious11%racehorseracehorse43%SmithSmith30%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7521 answers in 4 languages »surnames riddles » How many sport events are there in the Summer Olympics? (In 1896, there were 43)302. The number of events grown rapidly between 1980 (203 events in Moscow) and 2000 (300 events in Sydney).very hard 32% 10310314%15215226%20620626%30230232%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 3948 answers in 2 languages »Olympic Games riddles » In what kind of sport, there are events with the largest number of on-site spectators?Motorsports. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is regarded as the world's largest sporting facility in terms of capacity. The permanent seating capacity is more than 257,000 people, and infield seating raises capacity to an approximate 400,000.very hard 36% soccersoccer21%American footballAmerican football34%motorsportsmotorsports36%sumosumo7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4266 answers in 2 languages »culture riddles » What does BMX stand for?Bicycle motocross. BMX began in the early 1970s when children began racing their bicycles on dirt tracks in southern California, inspired by the motocross stars of the time. Though originally denoting a bicycle intended for BMX Racing, the term "BMX bike" is now used to encompass race bikes, as well as those used for the dirt, vert, park, street, flatland and BMX freestyle disciplines of BMX.very hard 37% Bicycle MAX (tournament name)Bicycle MAX (tournament name)6%bicycle motocrossbicycle motocross37%Brave - Mad- eXtremeBrave - Mad- eXtreme34%brand of first bicycles of the kindbrand of first bicycles of the kind20%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4336 answers in 2 languages »bicycles riddles » Gordon Bennett Cup is the most prestigious trophy in ballooning. Who was Gordon Bennett?Newspaper publisher. James Gordon Bennett, Jr. (1841-1918) was publisher of the New York Herald. He sponsored many sport and exploration events, including the first tennis match in the United States and Henry Morton Stanley's trip to Africa to find David Livingstone. He established three Gordon Bennett Cups : for international yachting, for automobile races and for balooning. The last one continues to this day.very hard 37% newspaper publishernewspaper publisher37%inventor of hot air balooninventor of hot air baloon21%governor of Canadagovernor of Canada16%early balooning pioneerearly balooning pioneer23%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4824 answers in 2 languages »New York riddles » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.