How Well Do You Know Marcus "Mark" Tewksbury?

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How Well Do You Know Marcus "Mark" Tewksbury?

Born in 1968, Marcus Tewksbury represented Canada several times in international swimming competitions and won gold medals. Now retired, Tewksbury is best known for his performance in 1992 Summer Olympics where he won a gold medal in the 100m backstroke. Tewskbury was awarded for his excellence as a motivational speaker and athlete in 1993. Now, we challenge you to research more about him and get all these questions right.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was Mark Tewskbury raised?
    • A. 

      Calgary

    • B. 

      Queensland

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Vancouver

  • 2. 
    When did he first compete in an Olympic?
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1981

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is his alma matter?
    • A. 

      University of Toronto

    • B. 

      University of British Columbia

    • C. 

      University of Calgary

    • D. 

      University of New Brunswick

  • 4. 
    When was he inducted into the Human Rights Hall of Fame?
    • A. 

      September 12, 2009

    • B. 

      June 12, 2003

    • C. 

      January 7, 2010

    • D. 

      September 19, 2009

  • 5. 
    When did he officially declare his homosexual orientation?
    • A. 

      January, 1997

    • B. 

      May, 1996

    • C. 

      December, 1998

    • D. 

      April, 1995

  • 6. 
    What year saw his resignation from the International Olympic Committee?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      1999

  • 7. 
    When did he publish his second autobiography?
    • A. 

      2004

    • B. 

      2005

    • C. 

      2006

    • D. 

      2007

  • 8. 
    What year saw his induction into the Q Hall of Fame Canada?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2006

    • D. 

      2009

  • 9. 
    What role did he play in the 2008 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      He was a coach

    • B. 

      He was a first aider

    • C. 

      He was an analyst

    • D. 

      He was an umpire

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements concerning him is not correct?
    • A. 

      He was an advocate of gay rights

    • B. 

      He once anchored How It's Made Show

    • C. 

      He presented his gold medal to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

    • D. 

      He is a motorsport enthusiast

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