The Ultimate 2012 Sports Quiz

2012 was a very memorable year in sports. Records were broken, championships were won, and the Summer Olympics once again captivated the world. But it’s now time to see how much you know about the world of sports in 2012. Try your best to answer these questions, and submit them to the “Our Mission” page to see if you are the most knowledgeable sports fan!

  1. In the 2012 BCS National Championship Game, Alabama shut out #1 LSU 21-0. When was the last time the #1 team in college football was shut out?
  2. Super Bowl XLVI generated the most advertising revenue of any Super Bowl in history. How many million dollars did NBC earn from advertising revenues?
  3. The Kentucky Wildcats won the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament over the Kansas Jayhawks. How many Wildcats were drafted in the 2012 NBA Draft?
  4. At the 2012 Masters, Bubba Watson hooked a ball out of the trees onto the green in a playoff to win his first major. How long was that famous hook shot from the hole?
  5. The 2012 Kentucky Derby set new attendance and gambling records. How much money was wagered on the derby field in 2012?
  6. The Los Angeles Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils to win their first Stanley Cup in 45 years. Which two teams share a 45-year Stanley Cup drought?
  7. 2012 Home Run Derby winner Prince Fielder has 260 career home runs. How many of those home runs are walk-off winners?
  8. The 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England set new social media records for sporting events. Which athlete had the most Youtube views during the Olympics?
  9. On September 1, #19 Oklahoma State throttled Savannah State 84-0. How much did Savannah State earn for playing the Cowboys?
  10. In Game 1 of the 2012 World Series, Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval hit three home runs. How many other players have homered three times in a World Series game?
  11. In the 2012 Maui Invitational, Chaminade upset the University of Texas 86-73. How many wins does Chaminade have in the 29-year history of the tournament?
  12. Which athlete has the most followers on Twitter, as of Christmas Eve 2012?


Best of luck to everyone, and Happy Holidays from Front Office Sports!


3 Responses to The Ultimate 2012 Sports Quiz

  1. Aubrey Wilkerson says:

    1. 2007
    2. $250 million
    3. 5
    4. 116 yards
    5. $15 million
    6. Leafs and Flyers
    7. 7
    8. Gabby Douglas
    9. $10 million
    10. 3
    11. 6
    12. Ronaldo

  2. Robert Danis says:

    1. 2007
    2. $250 million
    3. 6
    4. 116 yards
    5. $15 million
    6. Leafs and Flyers
    7. 9
    8. Gabby Douglas
    9. $11 million
    10. 0
    11. 3
    12. Ronaldo

  3. Dan Dotson says:

    1. 1996
    2. $720 million
    3. 6
    4. 175 yds
    5. $220 million
    6. Toronto, Buffalo
    7. None
    8. Usain Bolt
    9. $720,000
    10. One
    11. Five
    12. Lebron James

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