Saturday, September 5, 2009

Number Nine - Random Trivia Questions

Since Wednesday will be 9/9/09, this week's random quiz is all about the number 9 in the Sports and Games category.

Number Nine Questions

  • Q1) What international event features the November Nine?
  • Q2) What sport's second-most important events were known as the Mercedes-Benz Super 9 from 1996 to 1999?
  • Q3) What golf course's 9th hole is known as Bruce's Castle?
  • Q4) What is the fewest number of prefilled digits needed for a 9-by-9 Sudoku puzzle to have a unique answer?
  • Q5) What version of darts allows for a variety of different perfect games known as nine dart finishes?
  • Q6) In ten-pin bowling, what pin stands directly in front of the 9-pin?
  • Q7) In the board game Risk, what continent contains exactly nine territories?
  • Q8) How many tiles are in a complete Double 9 domino set?
  • Q9) In which major North American sport (MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL) has the uniform number 9 been retired for exactly nine players?
  • Q10) What color is the stripe on the 9-ball in pool?
  • Q11) Which playing card is known as the Curse of Scotland?
  • Q12) Who is the only Major League Baseball pitcher to strike out the side on nine pitches twice in a single season?

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