Cue Sport Quiz
If you think you know your Billiards, Pool and Snooker trivia, why not take a minute to test your knowledge with our quick Cue Sport Quiz?!
Test your knowledge with our ten questions, plus a bonus question to how well you fare.
1 – In what century was the first game of billiards said to have been played?
2 – What name is given to the ball that you are aiming for the with the cue ball?
3 – In which well know Shakespeare play did ‘The Bard’ reference billiards?
4 – Which 16th Century Queen was said to have been buried wrapped up in the cloth from her own billiards table?
5 – Billiards was a relaxing pastime for which famous Austrian composer?
6 – What is the standard size of an American Pool Ball?
7 – Who was the first company to manufacture billiards cloth?
8 – Why is billiards cloth traditionally green?
9 – Which famous Hollywood actor made all of his own shots, except for one, in the 80’s film, The Colour of Money? For a bonus point, name the shot that he didn’t take!
10 – In what year was the first World Snooker Championships televised?
1 – 15th Century
2 – Object ball
3 – Anthony and Cleopatra
4 – Mary Queen of Scots
5 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6 – 2 1/4″
7 – Iwan Simonis in 1453
8 – As a reference to its roots as a lawn game
9 – Tom Cruise / Bonus: The jump shot over two balls to pot another!
10 – 1973