How Well Do You Know Ted Williams?

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How Well Do You Know Ted Williams? - Quiz

He was an American professional baseball player and manager, who played his entire career as a left fielder for the Boston Red Sox. Are you a great fan of Baseball? Do you think you know everything about the best players of that discipline? If yes, take our quiz and see if you can complete it with success.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where was he born?

    • A.

      In Atlanta, GA

    • B.

      In New York, NY

    • C.

      In San Diego, CA

    • D.

      In Baltimore, MD

    Correct Answer
    C. In San Diego, CA
    Explanation
    The person in question was born in San Diego, CA.

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  • 2. 

    When did he die?

    • A.

      June 5, 2000

    • B.

      July 6, 2010

    • C.

      July 4, 2002

    • D.

      July 5, 2002

    Correct Answer
    D. July 5, 2002
  • 3. 

    What was his nickname?

    • A.

      The bumper

    • B.

      The thumper

    • C.

      The flyer

    • D.

      The dumper

    Correct Answer
    B. The thumper
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The thumper" because a nickname is a name given to someone as a substitute for their real name, often based on a characteristic or trait. In this case, "The thumper" suggests that the person is known for thumping or hitting something, possibly indicating a strong or forceful nature.

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  • 4. 

    What was his batting average?

    • A.

      334

    • B.

      340

    • C.

      420

    • D.

      450

    Correct Answer
    A. 334
  • 5. 

    How many hits did he get?

    • A.

      2,500

    • B.

      2,700

    • C.

      2,654

    • D.

      2,300

    Correct Answer
    C. 2,654
    Explanation
    The answer is 2,654 because it is the only option that falls between the other given numbers. The numbers 2,500 and 2,300 are lower than the answer, while 2,700 is higher. Therefore, 2,654 is the most reasonable choice for the number of hits he got.

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  • 6. 

    What's his full name?

    • A.

      Teo Samuel Williams

    • B.

      Theodore Williams

    • C.

      Theodore Samuel Williams

    • D.

      Shawn Samuel Williams

    Correct Answer
    C. Theodore Samuel Williams
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Theodore Samuel Williams. This is because the question is asking for the person's full name, and out of the given options, Theodore Samuel Williams is the only one that includes both the first name "Theodore" and the middle name "Samuel".

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  • 7. 

    When did he start his career?

    • A.

      In 1920

    • B.

      In 1939

    • C.

      In 1940

    • D.

      In 1942

    Correct Answer
    B. In 1939
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In 1939." This can be inferred from the information given in the question, which asks about the year he started his career.

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  • 8. 

    What was his on-base percentage?

    • A.

      362

    • B.

      472

    • C.

      482

    • D.

      400

    Correct Answer
    C. 482
  • 9. 

    In what year did he retire?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1965

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    A. 1960
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1960.

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  • 10. 

    How long did he manage the Washington Senators / Texas Rangers franchise?

    • A.

      5 years

    • B.

      4 years

    • C.

      6 years

    • D.

      7 years

    Correct Answer
    B. 4 years
    Explanation
    He managed the Washington Senators / Texas Rangers franchise for 4 years.

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