Lou Gehrig The Luckiest Man

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Lou Gehrig The Luckiest Man

This is a quiz based on the story of Lou Gehrig.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was Lou Gehrig born?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1910

    • D. 

      1903

  • 2. 
    Why did Christina Gehrig want her son to go to college?
    • A. 

      To earn a living and be successful

    • B. 

      She hated sports and did not want him to play

    • C. 

      It was a family tradition

    • D. 

      She wanted him to be close to his brother

  • 3. 
    What can you infer from the statement that Lou never missed a day of school?
    • A. 

      He never felt sick

    • B. 

      He took school seriously and respected his mother's wishes

    • C. 

      He was a good student

    • D. 

      He hated school

  • 4. 
    How much did Lou Gehrig get paid as a signing bonus?
    • A. 

      $2,000

    • B. 

      $4,000

    • C. 

      $1,500

    • D. 

      50 cents

  • 5. 
    What team did Lou Gehrig play for?
    • A. 

      Dodgers

    • B. 

      Twins

    • C. 

      Yankees

    • D. 

      Cardinals

  • 6. 
    What was Lou Gehrig's nickname?
    • A. 

      Iron Horse

    • B. 

      Lefty

    • C. 

      Buddy

    • D. 

      Louie G

  • 7. 
    Why did Lou Gehrig stop hitting well?
    • A. 

      He didn't feel like being a good hitter player anymore

    • B. 

      He didn't want to play anymore

    • C. 

      He didn't keep his eye on the ball

    • D. 

      He felt weak and had a hard time swinging the bat

  • 8. 
    Lou Gehrig had a disease called Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Lou Gehrig won the award for the American Leage Most Valuable Player. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Please describe what sportsmanship means.  Then, give one example of how you've been a "good sport". 
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