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Top US Sports Quizzes & Questions

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Simon Deignan2021-10-25
The United States is a sports crazed nation, and it’s only right that we dedicate a few Mentimeter quizzes to America’s favorite pastimes. From the Gridiron to the Diamond and finally to the Hardwood, let’s see what trivia US sports have to offer.

Our in-house super fans have been trawling through the depths of baseball, basketball, and football reference these past few weeks to find trivia that covers America’s three favorite games. From the East coast to the West Coast and hitting a number of ballparks, arenas, and stadia in between we have found plenty of questions to test your knowledge.

To get in on the fun all you have to do is be signed in to your Menti account and hit the ‘Get template’ button to download any of the templates you see throughout this article. If you need to sign up well then no need to worry cause it only takes a minute or so. Now… let’s get ready to quiz. 

  1. NBA
  2. NFL 
  3. MLB

NBA

While James Naismith’s game may have started in the University of Kansas, it has grown to become one of the most popular sports worldwide. The NBA has always been the greatest league for one of the world’s greatest sports so let’s see if we can provide you with one of the greatest NBA quizzes.  

NBA Quiz & Trivia

NBA Quiz & Trivia

Trivia Questions

  1. How long are NBA quarters?
  2. What are the most points a player has scored in an NBA game?
  3. What Canadian cities have ever had an NBA team?
  4. What NBA superstars were nicknamed Superman?
  5. Which player has won the most NBA titles?
  6. Who is the shortest player to ever win a scoring title?
  7. What jersey numbers did Michael Jordan wear for the Bulls?
  8. 4 players have won MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the same year. Name 2.
  9. What US state has produced the most NBA players?
  10. How many divisions does the NBA have?

NFL

1,000 yard rushers, 5,000 yard passers, 20+ sack club members; no matter what part of the game excites you the most we have some trivia related to it. 

NFL Quiz

NFL Quiz

  1. Who is the NFL’s greatest Iron Man (most consecutive starts)?
  2. What yard line do kickoffs take place from?
  3. What team drafted John Elway?
  4. Which NFL team is a publicly traded non-profit company with 360,000+ shareholders?
  5. Who is the current Commissioner of the NFL?
  6. What number did NFL legend Dan Marino wear during his career?
  7. Which franchise infamously ran out of time during the 2007 draft at pick #7?
  8. Who was the last player to win the MVP that did not play quarterback or running back?
  9. What US state has produced the most NFL hall of famers?
  10. What was former Jets’ quarterback Joe Namath’s nickname?

MLB 

America’s Favorite Pastime has hooked children and adults for decades upon decades. No matter if you want to go watch great pitching, marvel at hitters’ timing, or love nothing more than sabermetrics, we have a baseball quiz that hits all the key areas of the diamond.   

MLB Quiz

MLB Quiz

  1. What team drafted Gerrit Cole #1 overall in the 2011 MLB draft?
  2. What is the award given to the league's best fielders at the end of the season?
  3. What is the name of the wall in left field of Fenway Park?
  4. Who manufactures official MLB baseballs?
  5. What batting average is the Mendoza Line?
  6. What is the New York Yankees appearance policy?
  7. Joe DiMaggio holds the record for most consecutive games with a hit, but how long is the streak?
  8. Who pitched for the San Francisco Giant from 2007 - 20015 and won 2 Cy Young Awards? 
  9. Which State has produced the most Hall of Famers?
  10. Who has hit the most walk-off home runs?

Wait… do you want even more questions?

Great, that's what we want to hear! Feel free to jump over to the NBA, NFL, and MLB quiz pages where we have 20 more questions for each! 

So go ahead and enjoy the templates and trivia. But in the meantime, here are the answers. 

Answers

NBA

  1. 12 minutes
  2. 100 (Wilt Chamberlain)
  3. Toronto (Raptors) and Vancouver (The Grizzlies before they moved to Memphis)
  4. Shaquille O’Neal and Dwight Howard
  5. Bill Russell 
  6. Allen Iverson (6ft)
  7. 23, 45 & 12 (12 for 1 game after his jersey was stolen before the game)
  8. Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon & Giannis Antetokounmpo
  9. California
  10. 6

NFL 

  1. Brett Favre (Started 297 consecutive games)
  2. 35
  3. Baltimore Colts
  4. The Green Bay Packers
  5. Roger Goodell
  6. 13
  7. The Minnesota Vikings
  8. Lawrence Taylor
  9. Mississippi
  10. Broadway Joe

MLB

  1. Pittsburgh Pirates
  2. Gold Glove Award
  3. The Green Monster
  4. Rawlings
  5. .200
  6. No facial hair other than mustaches and no long hair.
  7. 56
  8. Tim Lincecum
  9. New York
  10. Jim Thome

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