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Ultimate Basketball Trivia Questions

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

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Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  July 22nd 2021

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

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

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?

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

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@jumpman23 | instgram

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

8/17

How many people are on a basketball team?

9/17

NBA players are usually taller than:

10/17

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

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@kingjames | instagram

What team does Lebron James play for?

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@nba | instgram

Which of these is NOT a real NBA team?

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

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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?

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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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