Motocross History

This is a test on the history of motocross and supercross. Ranging from the time motocross was born to now. Test you knowledge on the riders, bikes, and events that made motocross what it is today.

Do you think you know motocross history? Find out here. But don't expect it to be easy. If you don't eat, breath, and sleep motorcycles, don't expect to do all that great on this quiz.

Created by: MetalMan1011
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1. Motocross originated from a British off-road event called__________.
Trials
Sprints
Enduros
Scrambles
Ruffle Races
Scuttles
2. Off-road motorcycle racing after WWII was dominated by which motorcycle company?
Matchless
BSA
Norton
Husqvarna
AJS
CZ
3. In 1970, which Japanese Factory claimed the first 250cc World Championship for Japan?
Suzuki
Honda
Kawasaki
Yamaha
4. When was the 125cc class introduced
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
5. The first Supercross race was held at Los Angeles Coliseum in what year?
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
6. Who was the first rider to win every major AMA National Motocross Title?
David Bailey
Rick Johnson
Bob Hannah
Jeff Ward
Mike Bell
Johnny O'Mara
7. Which rider nearly lost his career when he broke his leg in 12 places water skiing?
Bob Hannah
Jean-Michel Bayle
Jeff Stanton
Gary Semics
Damon Bradshaw
Donnie Hanson
8. The only two riders to win a 500cc AMA Supercross Championship are____________.
Gary Semics and Jim Wienert
Jim Ellis and Bob Hannah
Mike Bell and Bob Hannah
Pierre Karsmakers and Mike Bell
Steve Stackable and Gary Semics
Steve Stackable and David Bailey
9. The "Motocross des Nations" was formed in what year?
1952
1955
1947
1946
1953
1949
10. The USA's longest winning streak at the MXDN was how many years?
7
8
9
11
12
14
11. "Full-Floater" was trademarked by what manufacturer?
Honda
Suzuki
Yamaha
Husqvarna
Kawisaki
Can-Am
12. Jeremy McGrath took second place in the AMA 1990 125cc West Championship behind who?
Ty Davis
Brian Swink
Jeff Matiasevich
Jeff Stanton
Damon Huffman
Doug Henry
13. Jeremy McGrath holds the record for AMA Supercross victory's, how may?
68
70
71
72
74
14. Jeremy McGrath started the freestyle motocross era by executing what trick?
No Hander
X-Up
Barhop
Can-Can
Nac-Nac
15. Jeff Emig was dropped by Team Kawasaki for what?
Bad Performance
Fighting with his manager
Cheating
Drug Use
Injuries
16. Doug Henry won the Las Vegas Supercross in 1997 on the first modern four-stoke motocross bike, what was it?
YZ490
YZ400F
YZ426F
YZM400
YZ500F
17. The last years of the KX500 and CR500 were what?
CR - 2000, KX - 2004
KX - 2004, CR - 2001
Both 2001
KX - 2001, CR - 1998
CR - 2002, KX - 2003
18. When did Ricky Carmichael made his pro debut?
The last race of the 1995 AMA season
Halfway through the 1997 AMA season
The begining of the 1997 AMA season
The begining of the 1996 AMA season
The last race of the 1996 AMA season
19. In 2005 Carmichael won the first AMA Supercross Championship for Suzuki since__________?
1992
1987
1995
1978
1981
1983
20. Ricky retired after winning his last race in the AMA Toyota Motocross series at__________.
Washougal
Glen Helen
Millville
Hangtown
Unadilla
Budds Creek

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