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Jocks on Film Quiz

Take this quiz to see how much you remember about famous athletes in movies.

Quiz

Take this quiz to see how much you remember about famous athletes in movies.

1. Which hulking NBA Hall of Famer joined forces with Arnold Schwarzenegger, playing the role of Bombaata in Conan the Destroyer?

  • Julius Erving
  • Wilt Chamberlain
  • Bill Russell

2. What character did former Boston Bruins star Cam Neely play in the hit comedy Dumb and Dumber?

  • The Big Kahuna
  • Flounder
  • Sea Bass

3. Which football player-turned-actor played Officer Nordberg in 1988's slapstick comedy The Naked Gun?

  • Joe Namath
  • O.J. Simpson
  • Dick Butkus

4. What Oscar-winning actress is currently one of the top archers in the United States?

  • Sandra Bullock
  • Geena Davis
  • Meryl Streep

5. What Hall of Fame running back retired from football on July 14, 1966, while on location in England filming the movie The Dirty Dozen?

  • O.J. Simpson
  • Jim Brown
  • Doak Walker

6. This former Detroit Lions All-Pro is best remembered for his one-punch knockout of a horse in the 1974 Mel Brooks film Blazing Saddles.

  • Billy Sims
  • Alex Karras
  • Merlin Olsen

7. Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Dennis Rodman teamed up with which action film star in the 1997 release Double Team?

  • Jackie Chan
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Steven Seagal

8. New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens has appeared in several motion pictures. Which of the following films did he not appear in?

  • Cobb
  • Kingpin
  • I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

9. New Jersey Nets center and Romanian tall guy Gheorghe Muresan co-starred with Billy Crystal in what recent big-screen comedy?

  • City Slickers II: The Legend of Curley's Gold
  • Mr. Saturday Night
  • My Giant

10. All-American linebacker Brian Bosworth made his feature film debut in which of the following action movies?

  • McBain IV: Fatal Discharge
  • Sack Dance: The Mark Gastineau story
  • Stone Cold

1. Which hulking NBA Hall of Famer joined forces with Arnold Schwarzenegger, playing the role of Bombaata in Conan the Destroyer?
Wilt Chamberlain

2. What character did former Boston Bruins star Cam Neely play in the hit comedy Dumb and Dumber?
Sea Bass

3. Which football player-turned-actor played Officer Nordberg in 1988's slapstick comedy The Naked Gun?
O.J. Simpson

4. What Oscar-winning actress is currently one of the top archers in the United States?
Geena Davis

5. What Hall of Fame running back retired from football on July 14, 1966, while on location in England filming the movie The Dirty Dozen?
Jim Brown

6. This former Detroit Lions All-Pro is best remembered for his one-punch knockout of a horse in the 1974 Mel Brooks film Blazing Saddles.
Alex Karras

7. Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Dennis Rodman teamed up with which action film star in the 1997 release Double Team?
Jean-Claude Van Damme

8. New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens has appeared in several motion pictures. Which of the following films did he not appear in?
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

9. New Jersey Nets center and Romanian tall guy Gheorghe Muresan co-starred with Billy Crystal in what recent big-screen comedy?
My Giant

10. All-American linebacker Brian Bosworth made his feature film debut in which of the following action movies?
Stone Cold

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