Statistics for 1970s Sports Moments

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  • The average score is 14 of 35

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
1974'The Rumble in the Jungle' sees Muhammad Ali use his rope-a-dope tactic to beat which opponent?George Foreman
83%
1975Muhammad Ali beats the boxer in Answer 6 in the 'Thrilla in ______'Manila
78%
1971Boxing fight billed 'Fight of the Century' sees Muhammad Ali dealt his first career loss by which boxer?Joe Frazier
74%
1972Olympian who sets a then-record of 7 Gold Medals at a single OlympicsMark Spitz
70%
1976First Gymnast to get a Perfect 10 in the OlympicsNadia Comăneci
70%
1970Tennis player that wins a Calendar-year Grand Slam winning all 4 events in singles, also wins her 20th singles Major.Margaret Court
65%
1973An international Rugby Championship ends up with how many teams ending up in a tie?5
61%
1972Lasse Virén wins the 10,000m in a world record to complete double Gold of 5,000m & 10,000m. Which country did he represent?Finland
61%
1973European country that beats India to win their first (field) Hockey World CupNetherlands
61%
1970The inaugural season-ending ATP tournament is held. Name either the winner or the runner-upStan Smith / Rod Laver
61%
1978Tennis player who wins 4 consecutive US Open titlesChris Evert
57%
1972The inaugural season-ending WTA tournament is held. Name either the winner or the runner-upChris Evert / Kerry Melville
57%
1973Tennis player (from Answer 2) wins her last (and record-setting) singles Grand Slam title. How many singles Grand Slam titles did she win?24
43%
1977Australian Tennis player who wins her 4th Australian Open titleEvonne Goolagong
43%
1972Wolfgang Nordwig becomes the first non-American to win the Pole Vault gold, representing which country?East Germany
39%
1974Baseball right fielder who overtakes Babe Ruth's record en route to a new record of 755 Home Runs in the MLBHank Aaron
39%
1972Name one of the 2 Gymnasts that won 3 Gold Medals during the 1972 OlympicsOlga Korbut / Sawao Kato
39%
1978Ice Hockey player who had 6 consecutive 100-point seasons (1970-1975) scores his last goalBobby Orr
35%
1974Belgian bicycle racer who wins his record-tying 5th Tour de FranceEddy Merckx
35%
1970Team that became the first team from the Netherlands to win the European CupFeyenoord
35%
1974Footballer that wins back-to-back and 3rd overall Ballon d'OrJohan Cruyff
35%
1973First NFL running back to rush for 2,000 yards in a single seasonO. J. Simpson
35%
1979The Montreal Canadiens wins 4th consecutive Stanley Cup. Name any of the teams they beat in the final from 1976-1979.Philadelphia Flyers / Boston Bruins / New York Rangers
35%
1979This 16-year old Tennis player wins the US Open ChampionshipTracy Austin
35%
1972Wilt Chamberlain becomes the first player in NBA history to reach how many career points30,000
30%
1972LA Lakers winning streak is ended by the Milwaukee Bucks, how many games was the streak?33
30%
1971The first AFC and NFC Championship games are held. Name either of the championsBaltimore Colts / Dallas Cowboys
30%
1975First Tennis player to win a 4th season-ending ATP ChampionshipIlie Năstase
26%
1977Pete Maravich sets a record for points by a guard in a single NBA game, how many points did he score?68
17%
1976Dimitrion Yordanidis completes a marathon in 7 hours and 33 minutes, how old was he?98
17%
1971First man during the Open Era to win a Grand Slam tournament without dropping a setKen Rosewall
17%
1977First driver to win the Indianapolis (Indy) 500 for a 4th timeA. J. Foyt
13%
1972World Records are set in the Pentathlon and the Decathlon, name either of the world record setting athletesMary Peters / Mykola Avilov
9%
1972Australina Swimmer who wins 3 Gold Medals in World Record times at the age of 15Shane Gould
9%
1971Speed Skater sets 2 World Records, the first sub 2-minutes 1500m and the first 15-minutes 10,000m.Ard Schenk
0%

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