Trivia Questions Week 07/30/21

  1. In 1988 Canada’s Ben Johnson got DQ’d for juicing – the time he ran would or would not be a World Record today? (Johnson ran 9.79 – Bolt has record 9.58)
  2. How many US cities have a population of more than 1 Million: Less than 10, 10, or More than 10? (2021 Census Bureau shares: New York, LA, Chicago, Houson, Phoenix, Philly, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, Austin, & San Jose, CA)
  3. How many players are on the court during an Olympic Men’s “Handball” competition: 8, 10, or 12? (5 players plus, a goal keeper per team = 12)
  4. In terms of population Springfield, MO is the: 147th, 163rd, or 178th largest city in the United States? (2010 159,376 & 2021 168,568)
  5. How many times has the United States hosted the Olympics: 4, 6, 8? (Summer: 1904 St. Louis, 1932 LA, 1984 LA, 1996 Atlanta Winter: 1932 Lake Placid 1960 Squaw Valley, 1980 Lake Placid, 202 Salt Lake City)
  6. How many US states have at least one city with a population of 1 Million or more: 5, 7, or 9? (Arizona, California, Illinois, New York, & Texas)
  7. 206 countries are represented at the Olympics in Tokyo this year – do you recall how many countries joined the United States in boycotting the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Russia: 46, 56, or 66? (the boycott was related to Russia invasion of Afganistan in late 1979 – Only 80 countries took part in the Olympics in 1980)
  8. As of 2021 which Missouri distination is the largest by population: Ava, Buffalo or Cassville? (Ava 2,793, Buffalo 3,121 or Cassville 3,310)
  9. The last Olympics featuring non-profession amature basketball players was the 1984, 1988, or 1992 Olympics?
  10. Bible Question: Who in the Old Testament of the Bible was also known as Beltashazzar: Daniel, Delilah, or the Devil? (Babylon King Nebuchadnezzar gave Daniel and his brothers new names because their old name meanings were connected to faith in God – in doing so the King hoped Daniel and his brothers would be encouraged to forget their God and follow their new King)