How Well Do You Know Tamara Manina

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Sports scientist and a gymnast of the soviet. Tamara's time was filled with the war between Germans and soviet, though she still did what she loved best as an Olympian. For that, she's worth knowing about. Take a quiz and have fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When Tamara Ivanova retired from the gymnast, she started working as a?

    • A.

      Sport analyst

    • B.

      Trainer

    • C.

      Coach

    • D.

      Sports scientist

    Correct Answer
    D. Sports scientist
    Explanation
    The question states that Tamara Ivanova retired from gymnastics and started working as something else. The options given are sport analyst, trainer, coach, and sports scientist. Out of these options, the most logical choice for someone who has retired from being a gymnast would be a sports scientist. This is because a sports scientist specializes in studying and analyzing the science behind sports and athletic performance, which would be a natural transition for someone with a background in gymnastics.

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  • 2. 

    Where was her family living when she was born?

    • A.

      Moscow

    • B.

      Leningrad

    • C.

      Pavlova

    • D.

      Petrozavodsk

    Correct Answer
    D. Petrozavodsk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Petrozavodsk. This can be inferred from the question which asks about the location of her family when she was born. Since Petrozavodsk is listed as one of the options, it can be assumed that her family was living there at the time of her birth.

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  • 3. 

    Why was she evacuated to Tashkent?

    • A.

      Genocide

    • B.

      German-Soviet war

    • C.

      Sickness

    • D.

      Migration

    Correct Answer
    B. German-Soviet war
    Explanation
    She was evacuated to Tashkent because of the German-Soviet war. This war, also known as World War II, resulted in the invasion of the Soviet Union by Nazi Germany. As a result, many civilians were forced to flee their homes and seek safety in other areas. Tashkent, which is located in present-day Uzbekistan, was one of the destinations where evacuees were sent to escape the conflict and the atrocities of war.

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  • 4. 

    When did she begin gymnastics at the Leningrad Young Pioneer Palace? 

    • A.

      1943

    • B.

      1944

    • C.

      1940

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    B. 1944
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1944. This can be inferred from the question which asks when she began gymnastics at the Leningrad Young Pioneer Palace. Since the options are years, we can determine that the year 1944 is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    Who gave her the alias ‘Monia the Bird’?

    • A.

      Parent

    • B.

      Groupmates

    • C.

      Family

    • D.

      Coach

    Correct Answer
    B. Groupmates
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Groupmates. This implies that someone from her group gave her the alias 'Monia the Bird'.

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  • 6. 

    Which year did she win the all-around title at the USSR Nationals?

    • A.

      1954

    • B.

      1953

    • C.

      1955

    • D.

      1950

    Correct Answer
    B. 1953
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1953 because it is stated in the question that she won the all-around title at the USSR Nationals. Therefore, the year she won this title would be 1953.

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  • 7. 

    When she debuted at the senior UUSR Championship in 1953, she placed?

    • A.

      11th

    • B.

      10th

    • C.

      9th

    • D.

      12th

    Correct Answer
    D. 12th
  • 8. 

    How many international events did Manina successfully compete in, in 1953 and 1964?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      All

    Correct Answer
    D. All
    Explanation
    Manina successfully competed in all international events in both 1953 and 1964.

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  • 9. 

    Who did she rival at the 1956 Olympics?

    • A.

      Agnes Keleti and Larisa Latynina

    • B.

      Larisa Latynina and Kent

    • C.

      Agnes and Pavlova

    • D.

      Popov and Jorda

    Correct Answer
    A. Agnes Keleti and Larisa Latynina
    Explanation
    At the 1956 Olympics, she rivaled Agnes Keleti and Larisa Latynina.

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  • 10. 

    Which year did she become a professor?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1973

    • C.

      1972

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    D. 1975
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided, it is stated that "she" became a professor in a specific year. The only year mentioned in the options is 1975. Therefore, the correct answer is 1975.

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