# Do You Know Kosuke Kitajima?

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Kosuke Kitajima is a Japanese retired swimmer known to be very good in breaststroke swimming. To show this, he has won several gold medals. Kosuke set a world record in 100m breaststroke in 2008 Beijing Olympics. Additionally, he competed in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympics and won a total of seven medals. Take the challenge of answering the following questions.

• 1.

### How tall is Kosuke Kitajima?

• A.

177cm

• B.

179cm

• C.

181cm

• D.

189cm

A. 177cm
Explanation
Kosuke Kitajima is 177cm tall.

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• 2.

### Who broke his record in the 100m breaststroke?

• A.

Brenton Richard

• B.

pHelps Clarm

• C.

Brenton Rickard

• D.

Johnson Erwin

C. Brenton Rickard
Explanation
Brenton Rickard broke his own record in the 100m breaststroke.

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• 3.

### How many gold medals did he win in 2014 Olympic Game?

• A.

3 gold medals

• B.

5 gold medals

• C.

4 gold medals

• D.

2 gold medals

D. 2 gold medals
Explanation
The answer is 2 gold medals because the question asks how many gold medals he won in the 2014 Olympic Games, and the correct answer option states that he won 2 gold medals.

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• 4.

### How many gold medals did he win in 2008 Olympic Game?

• A.

Two gold medals

• B.

Three gold medals

• C.

Four gold medals

• D.

A gold medal

A. Two gold medals
Explanation
The correct answer is Two gold medals. This suggests that the person in question won two gold medals in the 2008 Olympic Games.

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• 5.

• A.

1998

• B.

2000

• C.

2003

• D.

2002

D. 2002
• 6.

### When did he retire from competitive swimming?

• A.

April, 2013

• B.

April, 2016

• C.

May, 2012

• D.

January, 2009

B. April, 2016
Explanation
The correct answer is April, 2016. This means that he retired from competitive swimming in April of 2016.

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• 7.

### When did he make his best performance in 50m breaststroke?

• A.

April 12, 2012

• B.

March 6, 2009

• C.

April 13, 2010

• D.

June 9, 2011

C. April 13, 2010
• 8.

### When did he make his performance in the 100m breaststroke?

• A.

April 3, 2012

• B.

May 2, 2013

• C.

April 6, 2012

• D.

June 20, 2014

A. April 3, 2012
• 9.

### What made him say 'cho-kimochi-ii,' in 2004?

• A.

He felt good

• B.

He contested and won

• C.

He got injured

• D.

B. He contested and won
Explanation
In 2004, he said 'cho-kimochi-ii' because he contested and won.

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• 10.

### When did he make his last appearance in a Pan Pacific Championship?

• A.

2003

• B.

2004

• C.

2006

• D.

2005

C. 2006
Explanation
The correct answer is 2006 because it is the only option that follows the chronological order of the years given. Since the question asks for the last appearance, it can be inferred that the appearances occurred in consecutive years. Therefore, 2006 is the most recent year listed and the correct answer.

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