Do You Know Tamás Darnyi?

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Do You Know Tam�s Darnyi? - Quiz

The retired Hungarian swimmer achieved a lot during his career as a competition swimmer. One is the fact that he is regarded as the first competition swimmer to complete the 200m medley within 2 minutes. 186cm tall Darnyi won four gold medals in 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games and received an award from the Swimming World Magazine in 1991.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was Darnyi first elected as the Hungarian Sportsman of the year?

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    A. 1987
    Explanation
    Darnyi was first elected as the Hungarian Sportsman of the year in 1987.

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  • 2. 

    How many times did he better world record  in medley events?

    • A.

      Two times

    • B.

      Five times

    • C.

      Three times

    • D.

      Four times

    Correct Answer
    C. Three times
    Explanation
    The correct answer is three times. This means that he has surpassed the world record in medley events on three separate occasions.

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  • 3. 

    How many times was he awarded by the Swimming World Magazine?

    • A.

      Twice

    • B.

      Four times

    • C.

      Once

    • D.

      Thrice

    Correct Answer
    A. Twice
    Explanation
    The person in question was awarded by the Swimming World Magazine two times.

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  • 4. 

    When was he born?

    • A.

      June 3, 1976

    • B.

      June 3, 1971

    • C.

      June 3, 1967

    • D.

      May 2, 1966

    Correct Answer
    C. June 3, 1967
    Explanation
    The correct answer is June 3, 1967.

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  • 5. 

    How many gold medals did he win in 1988 and 1992?

    • A.

      Four gold medals

    • B.

      A gold medal

    • C.

      Three gold medals

    • D.

      Two gold medals

    Correct Answer
    A. Four gold medals
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Four gold medals" because the question asks about the number of gold medals won by the person in 1988 and 1992. The answer indicates that the person won a total of four gold medals in those two years.

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  • 6. 

    How many times was he honoured as an Hungarian Sportsman? 

    • A.

      Twice

    • B.

      Five times

    • C.

      Once

    • D.

      Thrice 

    Correct Answer
    B. Five times
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Five times" because the question asks how many times he was honored as a Hungarian Sportsman. The answer "Five times" indicates that he received this honor on five separate occasions.

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  • 7. 

    Who succeeded him as the 200m individual medley world record holder? 

    • A.

      Jani Sievini

    • B.

      Alex Baumann

    • C.

      David Wharton

    • D.

      Tom Dolan

    Correct Answer
    C. David Wharton
  • 8. 

    Who succeeded him as 400m individual medley world record holder?

    • A.

      David Wharton

    • B.

      Jack Micheal

    • C.

      Tom Dolan

    • D.

      Matt Biondi

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom Dolan
    Explanation
    Tom Dolan succeeded him as the 400m individual medley world record holder.

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  • 9. 

    What kind of injury prevented him from competing in the 1984 Olympics?

    • A.

      Eye injury

    • B.

      Leg injury

    • C.

      Arm injury

    • D.

      Neck injury

    Correct Answer
    A. Eye injury
    Explanation
    The injury that prevented him from competing in the 1984 Olympics was an eye injury.

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  • 10. 

    When last did he appear in any competition?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      1994

    Correct Answer
    C. 1993
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1993 because it is the most recent year listed. Since the question asks for the last time he appeared in any competition, the most recent year would be the correct answer.

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