Caltaf Quiz #2

Caltaf Quiz #2

Well it was a lot of fun seeing all the answers coming in. The winner for this week is Martin Undheim. Stay tuned for next week’s Quiz.

Answers as follows:

  1. 1958
  2. 110–120 yards (100–110 m) long by 70–80 yards (64–73 m) wide. 
  3. 0.762m (30in)
  4. Coach Sam
  5. Sherbrooke 2003, Czech Republic in 2007, Cali, Columbia 2015
  6. Turin, Salt Lake, Sochi, Tokyo
  7. Jai-alai – up to 188 mph.
  8. Nadia Comaneci – the Romanian gymnast was the first ever to score a perfect 10 at the Olympic Games in 1976. She then continued to receive another six perfect 10s at the same Games, winning three gold medals.
  9. Steve Prefontaine
  10. Hockey (NHL). He’s been a coach for 5 different NHL teams.
  11. Don Larsen – 1956
  12. NACAC Cross Country 2009
  13. 1896 Summer Olympics/Periods
  14. Santa Claus
  15. 1997
  16.  (333)
  17. 180 degrees
  18.  Paul McCartney
  19. Lady Gaga
  20. Kurt Cobain, Del Shannon, Keith Emerson
  21. 1979
  22. Granola
  23. Carbonite
  24. 75
  25. Gandalf
  26. Ellen Degeneres
  27. 8.13m
  28. Miruts Yifter
  29. 4
  30. John Carlos

If you forgot the questions, here they are:

  1. What year was the Caltaf Club formed? 
  2. What are the dimensions of a soccer field according to FIFA Rules?
  3. Which is the height of the women’s steeplechase barrier? 
  4. Which coach ran for the Nike Project? 
  5. Name Three World Youth National teams that Coach Christine was part of? 
  6. Name two Olympics that Coach Kim was named to as a National Coach? 
  7. What sport features the fastest moving ball? 
  8. Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 score? 
  9. Who held seven American track records from 2000 to 10,000 meters when he died in a a 1975 car crash? 
  10. Scotty Bowman has won the most championships as a coach in which sport?
  11. Who pitched the only no-hit game in World Series history? 
  12. Name a National Team that Coach Jason Lindsay was part of?
  13. When and where were the first Olympic Games held? 
  14. Saint Nicholas is also known as? 
  15. Which year did American legendary golfer, Tiger Woods win his first Masters Tournament? 
  16. Solve this. (32X8) + 104 – 27  
  17. What is the sum of the angles of a triangle? 
  18. Michael Jackson’s 1982 album “Thriller” featured a duet with which other legendary artist? 
  19. Which famous singer is actually godmother to Elton John’s two sons? 
  20. Which rock legend died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound? 
  21. In what year was the Mcdonald’s Happy Meal created? 
  22. A food product made from rolled oats mixed with nuts and sweeteners is known as what? 
  23. What substance is Han Solo frozen in during “The Empire Strikes Back”? 
  24. What is Forrest Gump’s IQ? 
  25. Who freed King Theoden from Saruman’s spell?
  26. Who does the voice over for Dory from “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory? 
  27. At the World Athletic Championships in Tokyo 1991, Mike Powell (USA) set a new world record with a jump of 8.95 meters. In 1950, this record was held by Jesse Owens (USA). How far did Jesse Owens jump? 
  28. Which Ethiopian athlete won double gold (5000 metres and 10,000 metres) at the Moscow Olympics? 
  29. How many jumping events are there? 
  30. Tommy Smith and which other runner launched a black power salute when winning gold and silver in the 200m in Mexico ’68?