Sport of North America questions This is a list of recently added questions about sport of North America. After whom is the Stanley Cup named?Governor of Canada. The trophy is named for Lord Stanley of Preston, a Governor General of Canada, who supported and promoted ice hockey. He awarded the first cup (then named Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup) to Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club in 1893.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% creator of the ice hockey rulescreator of the ice hockey rules2907governor of Canadagovernor of Canada12953a great hockey playera great hockey player3102Canadian town of StanleyCanadian town of Stanley2411trophies riddles » Which team has the most World Series wins?New York Yankees. The World Series is the annual championship series of North American-based Major League Baseball (MLB), played since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion. The New York Yankees have won it 27 times, while the next team - St. Louis Cardinals - 11 times. Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox1996New York YankeesNew York Yankees7699San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants1077St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals456United States riddles » Who invented basketball?A Canadian. The basketball game was created in 1891 by James Naismith, a physical education professor at the Springfield College. His aim was to keep his gym class active on a rainy day. He wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot (3.05 m) elevated track (see original photo). Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 64% a Canadiana Canadian10911EnglishmenEnglishmen2035SpaniardsSpaniards1921LithuaniansLithuanians2174history of sport riddles » What does 500 stand for in "Indianapolis 500"?500 miles. The circuit is 2,5 mile long, so it takes 200 laps to complete the 500 mile race.Created by: Nguyễn Thị Minhhard 45% 500 miles500 miles9152500 laps500 laps7001500 minutes500 minutes1388500 cc500 cc2607races riddles » What country did boxer Lennox Lewis represent at the Olympics?Canada. Lennox Lewis holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. As an amateur he won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games. Having achieved that goal, Lewis declared himself a professional boxer and moved back to his native England, which he had left at the age of 12.Created by: Kasiahard 44% United KingdomUnited Kingdom3583USAUSA2991CanadaCanada6753JamaicaJamaica1925boxing riddles » How many Summer Olympic games were held in the United States?4. There were Olympic Games in St. Louis (1904), twice in Los Angeles (1932, 1984) and in Atlanta (1996)Created by: Kasiavery hard 29% 111085222931332777442833history of North America riddles » Winners of the Indianapolis 500 race do not celebrate with a bottle of Champagne. What do they get instead?Milk. The tradition of drinking milk was founded in 1933. Since 1956, only one driver has broken it: In 1993, Emerson Fittipaldi drank a celebratory bottle of orange juice. He owned several orange groves in Sao Paolo, and wanted to promote the citrus industry.Created by: Kasiahard 49% whiskeywhiskey4192rosesroses3370beerbeer3718milkmilk10917car racing riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.