Do You Recognise Missy Franklin?

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Do You Recognise Missy Franklin? - Quiz

Missy Franklin, an American competition swimmer of Colorado Stars swimming club first appeared in the 2012 Olympic Game. She won four gold medals and achieved the award of the World Swimmer of the Year courtesy of Swimming World. With these facts, you have a brief introduction into who she is. Check out the questions!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where was Missy Franklin born?

    • A.

      Manchester

    • B.

      California 

    • C.

      Indiana

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    B. California 
    Explanation
    Missy Franklin was born in California.

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  • 2. 

    How old was Franklin when she began taking swimming lessons?

    • A.

      She was five years old

    • B.

      She was seven years old

    • C.

      She was nine years old

    • D.

      She was six years old

    Correct Answer
    A. She was five years old
    Explanation
    Franklin began taking swimming lessons when she was five years old.

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  • 3. 

    How many times did she compete in the 2010 National Championships? 

    • A.

      Four times

    • B.

      Three times

    • C.

      Six times

    • D.

      Eight times

    Correct Answer
    C. Six times
    Explanation
    The answer "Six times" indicates that she competed in the 2010 National Championships on six different occasions. This suggests that she was actively participating in the championships and had multiple opportunities to showcase her skills.

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  • 4. 

    How old was she when she made her Olympic debut?

    • A.

      She was 17 years old

    • B.

      She was 18 years old

    • C.

      She was 15 years old 

    • D.

      She was 14 years old

    Correct Answer
    A. She was 17 years old
    Explanation
    The given answer states that she was 17 years old when she made her Olympic debut. This implies that she participated in the Olympics at the age of 17, suggesting that she was not older or younger than 17 at the time.

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  • 5. 

    What is the total of silver medals that she made?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Two" because the question is asking for the total number of silver medals she made. Since the answer choice "Two" is the only option that matches the question, it is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    What is her full name?

    • A.

      Melissa Janet Franklin

    • B.

      Melissa Jill Franklin

    • C.

      Melissa Jeanette Franklin

    • D.

      Melissa Josephine Franklin

    Correct Answer
    C. Melissa Jeanette Franklin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Melissa Jeanette Franklin.

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  • 7. 

    Where did she spend her early years?

    • A.

      California 

    • B.

      Vancouver

    • C.

      Illinois

    • D.

      Colorado

    Correct Answer
    D. Colorado
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Colorado. This is because the question is asking about where she spent her early years, and out of the given options, Colorado is the only location mentioned.

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  • 8. 

    When did she graduate from high school?

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      2013

    • C.

      2011

    • D.

      2014

    Correct Answer
    B. 2013
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2013 because it is the only option that falls within the given range of years. Since the question asks for the year in which she graduated from high school, 2013 is the most logical choice as it is the only year listed that is after 2012 and before 2014.

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  • 9. 

    When did she win the Breakout Performer of the Year Award?

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      2011

    • D.

      2010

    Correct Answer
    D. 2010
    Explanation
    In 2010, she won the Breakout Performer of the Year Award.

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  • 10. 

    Who coached Franklin when she was seven years old?

    • A.

      Steve Todd

    • B.

      Long Jacobs

    • C.

      Mark Philips

    • D.

      Todd Schimtz

    Correct Answer
    D. Todd Schimtz
    Explanation
    Todd Schimtz coached Franklin when she was seven years old.

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