# Have You Seen Svetlana Boginskaya Play?

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Also known as the Goddess of Gymnastics due to her height and grace, Svetlana Boginskaya is a retired Belarusian artistic gymnast. In 1990, she became the third woman to win the gold medal in every individual event. In this quiz, we expect you to show if you have seen her play? Let's go there!

• 1.

### Which of these nicknames is Boginskaya's?

• A.

Egyptian Cat

• B.

Belarusian Swan

• C.

Bohemian Cat

• D.

Egyptian Swan

B. Belarusian Swan
Explanation
Boginskaya's nickname is "Belarusian Swan" because she is from Belarus and the term "Swan" is often used to describe graceful and elegant gymnasts.

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• 2.

### How many bronze medals did she make throughout her gymnastics career?

• A.

Four bronze medals

• B.

Three bronze medals

• C.

Six bronze medals

• D.

Two bronze medals

A. Four bronze medals
Explanation
Throughout her gymnastics career, she made a total of four bronze medals.

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• 3.

### How many silver medals did she make in World Championships?

• A.

3 medals

• B.

2 medals

• C.

A medal

• D.

4 medals

A. 3 medals
Explanation
The correct answer is 3 medals because the question asks how many silver medals she made in the World Championships. Since the options only provide a range of numbers, the only option that falls within that range is 3 medals.

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• 4.

### How many times was she declared an Olympic champion?

• A.

Twice

• B.

Thrice

• C.

Once

• D.

Four times

B. Thrice
Explanation
The correct answer is "Thrice." This means that she was declared an Olympic champion three times.

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• 5.

### How old was she when she started gymnastics?

• A.

Three years old

• B.

Four years old

• C.

Six years old

• D.

Eight years old

C. Six years old
Explanation
The answer is six years old because it states that she started gymnastics at that age.

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• 6.

### Where in Russia was Boginskaya was born?

• A.

Zagon

• B.

Minsk

• C.

Goteborg

• D.

Nouvarg

B. Minsk
Explanation
Boginskaya was born in Minsk, which is the capital and largest city of Belarus, not Russia.

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• 7.

### When did Boginskaya retire?

• A.

1992

• B.

1997

• C.

1990

• D.

1995

B. 1997
Explanation
Boginskaya retired in 1997.

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• 8.

### How many medals did she win in the 1988 Olympics?

• A.

Eight medals

• B.

Four medals

• C.

Three medals

• D.

Two medals

B. Four medals
Explanation
The question is asking for the number of medals she won in the 1988 Olympics. The correct answer is "Four medals" as it states the specific number of medals she won.

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• 9.

### When did she make her World Championships debut?

• A.

1985

• B.

1987

• C.

1982

• D.

1980

B. 1987
Explanation
In 1987, she made her World Championships debut.

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• 10.

### What position did she place in the 2011 all-around European Championship?

• A.

Fifth position

• B.

First position

• C.

Second position

• D.

Third position

C. Second position
Explanation
In the 2011 all-around European Championship, she placed second.

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