How Well Do You Know Nadia Comaneci?

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How Well Do You Know Nadia Comaneci? - Quiz

How well do you know Nadia Comaneci, one of the greatest gymnasts of all time? Test your knowledge about her on this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What country is Nadia Comaneci from?

    • A.

      USSR (today's Russia)

    • B.

      Italy

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Romania

    Correct Answer
    D. Romania
    Explanation
    Nadia Comaneci is from Romania. She is a former Romanian gymnast who gained international fame during the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada. Comaneci became the first gymnast to ever score a perfect 10 in Olympic history. She went on to win a total of nine Olympic medals and remains one of the most iconic figures in gymnastics.

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  • 2. 

    How many perfect tens did Nadia score in the 1976 Montreal olympics?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    Nadia scored 7 perfect tens in the 1976 Montreal Olympics. This implies that she achieved the highest score of 10 in seven different events or routines during the competition.

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  • 3. 

    What are the two moves named after Nadia?

    • A.

      The Comaneci dismount and the Comaneci flip

    • B.

      The Comaneci Salto and the Comaneci dismount

    • C.

      The Comaneci flip and the Comaneci back

    • D.

      The Comaneci dismount and the Comaneci salto

    Correct Answer
    D. The Comaneci dismount and the Comaneci salto
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Comaneci dismount and the Comaneci salto. These two moves are named after Nadia Comaneci, a Romanian gymnast who achieved a perfect score of 10 at the 1976 Olympics. The Comaneci dismount is a move performed on the uneven bars, where the gymnast releases the bar and flips backwards before landing. The Comaneci salto is a move performed on the balance beam, where the gymnast does a backflip with a full twist. Both of these moves are iconic and are named after Nadia Comaneci due to her pioneering performances in gymnastics.

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  • 4. 

    How many european championship all around titles did Nadia win?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    Nadia won 3 European Championship all-around titles.

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  • 5. 

    Who beat Nadia to the all around title in the 1980 olympics?

    • A.

      Yelena Davydova

    • B.

      Nelli Kim

    • C.

      Olga korbut

    • D.

      Maxi Gnuak

    Correct Answer
    A. Yelena Davydova
    Explanation
    Yelena Davydova beat Nadia to the all-around title in the 1980 Olympics.

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  • 6. 

    In which year did Nadia defect to the United States?

    • A.

      1988

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    B. 1989
    Explanation
    Nadia defected to the United States in 1989.

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  • 7. 

    How many gold has Nadia Comaneci won?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
  • 8. 

    What events did Nadia win in 1976?AA- all aroundFX-floor exerciseBB-balance beamUB-uneven barsV-vault

    • A.

      AA, BB, FX

    • B.

      UB, BB

    • C.

      AA, V, F

    • D.

      AA, BB, UB

    Correct Answer
    D. AA, BB, UB
    Explanation
    Nadia won the all-around, balance beam, and uneven bars events in 1976.

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  • 9. 

    Which year is Nadia born in?

    • A.

      1961

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1962

    Correct Answer
    A. 1961

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