Basketball Quiz questions on sports facts, fundamentals, court, players, tournaments and records
Ques. What is the term used to describe when a player passes the ball to a teammate who then scores a basket without the ball touching the floor?
(b) Pick and roll
(c) Fast break
(d) Give and go
Question: Who is the retired American basketball player who won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and is widely considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time?
(a) Michael Jordan
(b) Kobe Bryant
(c) Magic Johnson
(d) Larry Bird
Ques. For men’s basketball, the official basketball size is 29.5 inches in circumference (size 7) and what weight in ounces?
Ques. When Basketball was invented?
Ques. For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are
(a) 26 m x 14 m
(b) 28 m x 15 m
(c) 27 m x 16 m
(d) 28 m x 16 m
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Ques. What is the name of the basketball tournament that determines the national champion of college basketball in the United States?
(a) NCAA Tournament
(b) NIT Tournament
(c) March Madness
(d) Final Four
Ques. When was National Basketball Association (NBA) formed?
Ques. What is the term used to describe when a player is called for committing a foul while shooting the ball, and is awarded two free throws?
(a) Technical foul
(b) Flagrant foul
(c) Shooting foul
(d) Personal foul
Ques. Who invented Basketball?
(a) Dr. James Naismith
(b) Dr. Naga Naismith
(c) Dr. Univer Mario
(d) Dr. Prince Naid
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Ques. What is the name of the basketball team that has won the most NBA championships?
(a) Los Angeles Lakers
(b) Boston Celtics
(c) Chicago Bulls
(d) Golden State Warriors
Ques. Where First Basketball match was played?
(a) Boston, Massachusetts
(b) Springfield, Massachusetts
(c) Worcester, Massachusetts
(d) Lowell, Massachusetts
Ques. What is the term used to describe a shot that bounces off the backboard and then goes through the hoop?
(a) Bank shot
(b) Jump shot
(c) Hook shot
Ques. When was first official Basketball match was played?
(a) January 05, 1888
(b) August 21, 1892
(c) March 21, 1891
(d) December 21, 1891
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Ques. How many quarters are played in a regulation NBA game?
Ques. What was the name of the first professional basketball league?
(a) National Basketball Association
(b) American Basketball Association
(c) National Basketball League
(d) International Basketball Championship
Ques. Which basketball player has won the most NBA championships?
(a) Bill Russell
(b) Michael Jordan
(c) Kobe Bryant
(d) LeBron James
Ques. Who was the shortest player in the history of NBA?
(a) Earl Boykins
(b) Muggsy Bogues
(c) Gheorghe Muresan
(d) Mel Hirsch
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Ques. What is the term used to describe when a player scores three points by shooting the ball from behind the three-point line?
(a) Slam dunk
(b) Free throw
Ques. For which team Michael Jordan played basketball?
(a) Utah Jazz
(b) Chicago Bulls
(c) Golden State Warriors
(d) Phoenix Suns
Ques. What is the maximum number of players on the court at any given time for a basketball team?
Ques. Between which teams the highest-scoring game in NBA history was played?
(a) Sacramento Kings Los Angeles Clipppers
(b) Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons
(c) San Antonio Spurs and Milwaukee Bucks
(d) Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls
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Ques. In which country was basketball invented?
(a) United States
Ques. In which Olympic basketball tournament was first held?
Ques. Who is considered Tallest NBA player?
(a) Slavko Vraneš
(b) Yao Ming
(c) Sim Bhullar
(d) Manute Bol
Ques. What is the highest NBA score in single game?