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BIG England Sports Quiz – 50 Questions & Answers for 2021

My 50-question England sports quiz – perfect for any English sports fan to test their knowledge!

Do this sports quiz about England and see how well you really know English sport. We’ve got many of the greats in here, covering all kinds of different England sports.

Welcome to my 50 England sports quiz questions! 

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You can either do this England sports quiz by yourself, or you could use this quiz about sports in England to play against (or with) your friends.

This England Sports Quiz has five rounds of 10 questions, and a final question to finish.

The answers to the England sports quiz are at the end of the post, so don’t scroll down too far if you don’t want to see them. Don’t forget to share your scores in the comments at the end of the post!

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England Sports Quiz Round 1: World Cup Wins

1. Sir Geoff Hurst famously scored a hat-trick in the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final victory over West Germany. But who scored England’s other goal?

2. Who scored England’s only try in the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final?

3. Who were England’s opponents in the 2019 Cricket World Cup Final?

4. Who is the only England player to have been selected in FOUR FIFA World Cup Finals squads?

5. Who captained England to 2003 Rugby World Cup glory?

6. What is the highest ever placed finish for England at the FIFA Women’s World Cup?

7. Harry Kane was the tournament top scorer at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. But how many goals did he score in total?

8. Who are the only two players to score goals for England in a FIFA Men’s World Cup semi-final?

9. How many times have England won the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup?

10. Who defeated England in the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final?

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England Sports Quiz Round 2: English Sporting Venues

11. Which English racecourse hosts the Grand National?

12. What postcode is traditionally associated with the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships?

13. Headingley is the home of which English Rugby League side?

14. Royal St. George’s and Royal Birkdale are English venues associated with which sport?

15. Which motor racing circuit is the home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix?

16. The Crucible Theatre hosts the World Championship for which sport?

17. The ‘Theatre of Dreams’ is an affectionate name given to which Premier League football ground?

18. The Oval cricket ground is the home of which English county cricket club?

19. The Royal Ascot race meeting takes place every year in which month?

20. Which English football club moved into the former Olympic Stadium in 2016?


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England Sports Quiz Round 3: English Olympic Gold Medallists

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England Sports Quiz Round 4: English Olympic Gold Medallists

31. Sale _ _ _ _ _ _ (Rugby Union)

32. Birmingham _ _ _ _ _ (T20 Cricket)

33. Leicester _ _ _ _ _ _ (Basketball)

34. Charlton _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (Football)

35. Castleford _ _ _ _ _ _ (Rugby League)

36. Northampton _ _ _ _ _ _ (Rugby Union)

37. Kent _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (T20 Cricket)

38. Warrington _ _ _ _ _ _ (Rugby League)

39. Derby _ _ _ _ _ _ (Football)

40. Sheffield _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (Ice Hockey)

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England Sports Quiz Round 5: Name that Year

41. In which year did Tim Henman miss out on a place in the Wimbledon Final after being defeated by eventual winner, Goran Ivanisevic?

42. In which year did Leicester City famously defy odds of 5000-1 to win the English Premier League?

43. In which year did England first finish runners-up in the Rugby World Cup?

44. In which year Lewis Hamilton drive his first race in Formula 1?

45. In which year was the English Premier League founded?

46. In which year was the Grand National postponed by two days due to an IRA bomb threat?

47. In which year did Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff inspire England to a first Ashes win on home soil for 18 years?

48. In which year did Manchester host the Commonwealth Games?

49. In which year did Zara Tindall win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award?

50. In which year did the first London Marathon take place?


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England Sports Quiz Round 1: World Cup Wins

1. Sir Geoff Hurst famously scored a hat-trick in the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final victory over West Germany. But who scored England’s other goal?

Martin Peters

2. Who scored England’s only try in the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final?

Jason Robinson

3. Who were England’s opponents in the 2019 Cricket World Cup Final?

New Zealand

4. Who is the only England player to have been selected in FOUR FIFA World Cup Finals squads?

Sir Bobby Charlton

5. Who captained England to 2003 Rugby World Cup glory?

Martin Johnson

6. What is the highest ever placed finish for England at the FIFA Women’s World Cup?

Third (2015)

7. Harry Kane was the tournament top scorer at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. But how many goals did he score in total?

6

8. Who are the only two players to score goals for England in a FIFA Men’s World Cup semi-final?

Gary Lineker and Kieran Trippier

9. How many times have England won the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup?

4

10. Who defeated England in the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final?

South Africa

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England Sports Quiz Round 2: English Sporting Venues

11. Which English racecourse hosts the Grand National?

Aintree

12. What postcode is traditionally associated with the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships?

SW19

13. Headingley is the home of which English Rugby League side?

Leeds Rhinos

14. Royal St. George’s and Royal Birkdale are English venues associated with which sport?

Golf

15. Which motor racing circuit is the home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix?

Silverstone

16. The Crucible Theatre hosts the World Championship for which sport?

Snooker

17. The ‘Theatre of Dreams’ is an affectionate name given to which Premier League football ground?

Old Trafford

18. The Oval cricket ground is the home of which English county cricket club?

Surrey

19. The Royal Ascot race meeting takes place every year in which month?

June

20. Which English football club moved into the former Olympic Stadium in 2016?

West Ham United

England Sports Quiz Round 3: English Olympic Gold Medallists

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21. Adam Peaty

22. Jessica Ennis-Hill

23. Justin Rose

24. Denise Lewis

25. Ben Ainslie

26. Jason Kenny

27. Max Whitlock

28. Charlotte Dujardin

29. Victoria Pendleton

30. Lizzy Yarnold

England Sports Quiz Round 4: English Olympic Gold Medallists

31. Sale _ _ _ _ _ _ (Rugby Union)

Sharks

32. Birmingham _ _ _ _ _ (T20 Cricket)

Bears

33. Leicester _ _ _ _ _ _ (Basketball)

Riders

34. Charlton _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (Football)

Athletic

35. Castleford _ _ _ _ _ _ (Rugby League)

Tigers

36. Northampton _ _ _ _ _ _ (Rugby Union)

Saints

37. Kent _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (T20 Cricket)

Spitfires

38. Warrington _ _ _ _ _ _ (Rugby League)

Wolves

39. Derby _ _ _ _ _ _ (Football)

County

40. Sheffield _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (Ice Hockey)

Steelers

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England Sports Quiz Round 5: Name that Year

41. In which year did Tim Henman miss out on a place in the Wimbledon Final after being defeated by eventual winner, Goran Ivanisevic?

2001

42. In which year did Leicester City famously defy odds of 5000-1 to win the English Premier League?

2016

43. In which year did England first finish runners-up in the Rugby World Cup?

1991

44. In which year Lewis Hamilton drive his first race in Formula 1?

2007

45. In which year was the English Premier League founded?

1992

46. In which year was the Grand National postponed by two days due to an IRA bomb threat?

1997

47. In which year did Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff inspire England to a first Ashes win on home soil for 18 years?

2005

48. In which year did Manchester host the Commonwealth Games?

2002

49. In which year did Zara Tindall win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award?

2006

50. In which year did the first London Marathon take place?

1981

Hope you’ve enjoyed doing this England sports quiz. It was a lot of fun to put together.

How many points did you get then?

Let me know in the comments below…


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