How Well Do You Know Don Schollander

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How Well Do You Know Don Schollander - Quiz

Baseball, basketball, and golf just to name a few aren't the only sports where you'll find Americans. One such other is swimming and a remarkable fellow that we remember is Don Schollander. Akin to a fish, the guy was fast in the water and he definitely showed that by setting some records.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which year was Donald, the American former competitive swimmer born?

    • A.

      1945

    • B.

      1948

    • C.

      1946

    • D.

      1950 

    Correct Answer
    C. 1946
    Explanation
    Donald, the American former competitive swimmer, was born in 1946.

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  • 2. 

    How many gold and silver medals has he won?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      46

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the number of gold and silver medals that he has won. The correct answer is 6, indicating that he has won a total of 6 gold and silver medals combined.

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  • 3. 

    Where was Schollander born in North Carolina?

    • A.

      Charlotte

    • B.

      Carlos Slim

    • C.

      Silicon valley

    • D.

      Lake Mason

    Correct Answer
    A. Charlotte
    Explanation
    Schollander was born in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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  • 4. 

    Which year did he help lead the team to an Oregon state swimming?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1961

    • C.

      1965

    • D.

      1968

    Correct Answer
    A. 1960
    Explanation
    Based on the given question, it is clear that "he" helped lead the team to an Oregon state swimming in a specific year. Among the options provided, 1960 is the only year mentioned. Therefore, it can be inferred that 1960 is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    When did Don move to Santa Clara, California to train?

    • A.

      1962

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1967

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    A. 1962
    Explanation
    Don moved to Santa Clara, California to train in 1962.

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  • 6. 

    Which age did he win three freestyle events at the AAU national championships?

    • A.

      19

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      17

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    D. 18
  • 7. 

    How many records did he set in 1996 Olympic summer?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    In the given question, it is stated that "he" set records in the 1996 Olympic summer. The answer option that matches this statement is 3. Therefore, the correct answer is 3.

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  • 8. 

    How many gold medals has he won?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    He has won 4 gold medals.

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  • 9. 

    Which award did he win the US as the top amateur athlete?

    • A.

      Hisman Trophy

    • B.

      Bob Noise

    • C.

      NCAA

    • D.

      James E. Sullivan Award

    Correct Answer
    D. James E. Sullivan Award
    Explanation
    The James E. Sullivan Award is given to the top amateur athlete in the United States.

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  • 10. 

    Which age did Schollander get inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      28

    • B.

      84

    • C.

      35

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    D. 19
    Explanation
    Schollander was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame at the age of 19. This indicates that he achieved significant accomplishments and made a lasting impact on the sport of swimming at a relatively young age.

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