How Well Do You Know Tamara Manina

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How Well Do You Know Tamara Manina

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

  • 2. 
    Where was her family living when she was born?
    • A. 

      Moscow

    • B. 

      Leningrad

    • C. 

      Pavlova

    • D. 

      Petrozavodsk

  • 3. 
    Why was she evacuated to Tashkent?
    • A. 

      Genocide

    • B. 

      German-Soviet war

    • C. 

      Sickness

    • D. 

      Migration

  • 4. 
    When did she begin gymnastics at the Leningrad Young Pioneer Palace? 
    • A. 

      1943

    • B. 

      1944

    • C. 

      1940

    • D. 

      1945

  • 5. 
    Who gave her the alias ‘Monia the Bird’?
    • A. 

      Parent

    • B. 

      Groupmates

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Coach

  • 6. 
    Which year did she win the all-around title at the USSR Nationals?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1953

    • C. 

      1955

    • D. 

      1950

  • 7. 
    When she debuted at the senior UUSR Championship in 1953, she placed?
    • A. 

      11th

    • B. 

      10th

    • C. 

      9th

    • D. 

      12th

  • 8. 
    How many international events did Manina successfully compete in, in 1953 and 1964?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      All

  • 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

  • 10. 
    Which year did she become a professor?
    • A. 

      1970

    • B. 

      1973

    • C. 

      1972

    • D. 

      1975

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