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50 Sports Trivia Questions for Kids [2024 Edition]

May 27, 2024

Looking for some fun sports trivia to play with your kids? Here are 50 questions in order of difficulty for you to test your sports knowledge. Be sure to track how many you get right!




1. How many bases are on a baseball field?

Answer: 4


2. How many holes are there in a full round of golf?

Answer: 18 holes


3. What is the object you hit in badminton called?

Answer: Shuttle or shuttlecock


4. What is the name of the flat disc you hit in hockey?

Answer: Puck


5. What six-letter word is both a seed company and an exercise that involves a squat, a pushup and jumping in the air?

Answer: A Burpee


6. What sport has defensive positions that are named “gully”, “silly mid-off”, and “deep mid wicket”?

Answer: Cricket


7. What is the highest possible score you can achieve in a perfect game of bowling?

Answer: 300 points


8. In baseball, how many strikes are needed to strike out a batter?

Answer: 3


9. What is the only team sport to be played on the moon?

Answer: Golf


10. How many balls are in a single game of pool?

Answer: 16


11. How many points is a touchdown worth in American football?

Answer: 6


12. What color is the center line in volleyball?

Answer: White


13. What do you call a score of zero in tennis?

Answer: Love


14. What is the term for a score of one under par in golf?

Answer: Birdie


15. What is the bowling term for scoring three strikes in a row?

Answer: Turkey


16. How many players from each team are allowed on a basketball court?

Answer: 5 from each team, or 10 players total


17. How many soccer players are on a field at one time?

Answer: 22 or 11 from each team


18. What foul occurs in basketball where a player moves without dribbling the ball?

Answer: Traveling


19. What is the sport that involves throwing a heavy metal bar the furthest?

Answer: Shot put


20. What is the sport where athletes use long poles to jump over a bar set at increasing heights?

Answer: Pole vault




1.What numbers did Michael Jordan wear in the NBA?

Answer: 23 and 45


2. Which professional sports team features the mascot of a large brown bear named Blades?

Answer: Boston Bruins


3. What is the dirt area between the outfield grass and the home run wall in baseball called?

Answer: Warning track


4. What MLB player was known as the ‘Bambino’?

Answer: Babe Ruth


5. What type of race or sport is the Tour De France?

Answer: Bike


6. What is the only country to play in every World Cup?

Answer: Brazil


7. How long is a Marathon?

Answer: 26.2 miles


8. What move was banned from basketball between 1967-1976

Answer: the slam dunk


9. In what sport are players not allowed to play left-handed?

Answer: Polo


10. Which NFC team features a fleur-de-lis as it’s logo?

Answer: New Orlean Saints




1.  What is the biggest margin of victory in a Triple Crown Race?

Answer: 31 lengths


2. How old was Tiger Woods when he won the Masters?

Answer: 21


3. What was the first NHL team to win back-to-back Stanley Cup titles?

Answer: Montreal Canadiens


4. Venus Williams broke the record for fastest serve in tennis in 1998. How fast was her ball traveling?

Answer: 126 miles per hour


5. What year was tennis introduced as an Olympic sport?

Answer: 1896


6. Who won the first ever World Series in Baseball in 1950?

Answer: New York Yankees


7. What team won 3 Super Bowls in the 1990s?

Answer: The Dallas Cowboys


8. How many NBA championships did Michael Jordan win with the Chicago Bulls?

Answer: Six


9. Which NBA player holds the record for the most fouls?

Answer: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


10. What team owns the longest winning streak in NBA history?

Answer: Los Angeles Lakers with a streak of 33 games


11. What was the fastest goal in World Cup history?

Answer: 10.8 seconds by Hakan Sukur


12. How big is an Olympic sized swimming pool in meters?

Answer: 50 meters long and 25 meters wide


13. What country boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics?

Answer: The United States


14. Who won the women’s singles title at the 2021 French Open?

Answer: Barbora Krejcikova


15. Which team won the World Series in 2021?

Answer: Atlanta Braves


16. Who was the first African American head coach to win a Super Bowl?

Answer: Tony Dungy


17. Which country has won the most Rugby World Cup tournaments?

Answer: New Zealand


18. Who won the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament?

Answer: Italy


19. Which American football team won the first Super Bowl in 1967?

Answer: Green Bay Packers


20. Who won the men’s singles gold medal in tennis at the 2016 Olympics?

Answer: Andy Murray


How many did you get right? Remember that you can create your own trivia and encourage your kids to discover more interesting facts for your next session.

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