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Ultimate Basketball Trivia Questions

How much do you know about B-ball? Test yourself with this slam-dunkin' sports quiz!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:Β  February 25th 2022

Basketball is one of the most fast-paced games in the world – total blink-and-you'll-miss-it stuff. Β 

So, is your b-ball trivia an epic slam dunk? Take this quiz and find out now!Β 

1/17 Basketball players with ball

What is 'dribbling'?

2/17 Surprised man with basketball in sunglasses on red background with splat

Suleiman Ali Nashnush is the tallest ever basketball player - but how tall was he?

3/17 Dog playing basketball in garden

Where was the first ever basketball court?

4/17 Man with basketball on blue background with splat

What year was modern basketball invented?

5/17 Surprised basketball on white background

Which cartoon characters star in the classic basketball film Space Jam?


Before basketballs were invented, what kind of ball did people use to play basketball with?

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This guy scored the most playoff points ever, and is one of the all-time greatest players. What's his name?


How many people are on a basketball team?


NBA players are usually taller than:


When basketball was first invented, what colour were the balls?

@kingjames | instagram

What team does Lebron James play for?

@nba | instgram

Which of these is NOT a real NBA team?


Basketball is the most popular sport in Lithuania, the Eastern European country. True or false?


In the USA before hoops were invented, people used to throw leather balls at pictures of the King of England. It was called "Faceball". True or false?


Which of these is slang for playing basketball?

16/17 Golden State Warriors arena

What is the name of the Golden State Warriors’ arena?

17/17 Chicago

What's the name of Chicago's NBA team?

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