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  • 1. 

    How many people are on a beach volleyball team, a sport added to the 1996 Olympics?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    Beach volleyball teams consist of two players. This sport was added to the Olympics in 1996.

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  • 2. 

    U.S. beach volleyball players Jen and April have what rhyming last names?

    • A.

      Murray And Surrey

    • B.

      Reams And Dreams

    • C.

      Klondike And Bondike

    • D.

      Boss And Ross

    Correct Answer
    D. Boss And Ross
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Boss And Ross. The question asks for the rhyming last names of U.S. beach volleyball players Jen and April. Among the given options, Boss And Ross is the only pair of last names that rhyme with each other.

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  • 3. 

    U.S. beach volleyball player Casey Jennings is from what "entertainment capital"?

    • A.

      Sacramento

    • B.

      Las Vegas

    • C.

      Orlando

    • D.

      Des Moines

    Correct Answer
    B. Las Vegas
    Explanation
    Casey Jennings, the U.S. beach volleyball player, is from Las Vegas, which is known as the "entertainment capital." Las Vegas is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, casinos, and entertainment shows, making it a fitting place for an athlete who thrives in an energetic and lively environment.

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  • 4. 

    Who was head coach of the 2004 USA Women's National Volleyball Team?

    • A.

      Mary Lou Retton

    • B.

      "Jenny" Lang Ping

    • C.

      Doug Beal

    • D.

      Bill Neville

    Correct Answer
    B. "Jenny" Lang Ping
    Explanation
    "Jenny" Lang Ping was the head coach of the 2004 USA Women's National Volleyball Team.

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  • 5. 

    In 2008, what beach volleyball veteran competed in his fourth Olympic Games?

    • A.

      Dennis Blanton

    • B.

      Scott Hamill

    • C.

      Jeff Nygaard

    • D.

      Michael Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Jeff Nygaard
    Explanation
    Jeff Nygaard is the correct answer because he is the only option listed who is a beach volleyball veteran and has competed in four Olympic Games. The other options, Dennis Blanton, Scott Hamill, and Michael Jones, do not have the same level of experience or Olympic Games participation as Jeff Nygaard.

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  • 6. 

    Holly McPeak says her favorite beach volleyball court is what California beach?

    • A.

      Redondo Beach

    • B.

      Manhattan Beach

    • C.

      Long Beach

    • D.

      Malibu Beach

    Correct Answer
    B. Manhattan Beach
    Explanation
    Holly McPeak's favorite beach volleyball court is Manhattan Beach.

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  • 7. 

    Donald Suxho is usually seen doing what on the beach volleyball court?

    • A.

      Doing Kung Fu

    • B.

      Building S, Castles

    • C.

      Chewing Trident Gum

    • D.

      Meditating

    Correct Answer
    C. Chewing Trident Gum
    Explanation
    Donald Suxho is usually seen chewing Trident Gum on the beach volleyball court. This suggests that he enjoys chewing gum while playing beach volleyball.

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  • 8. 

    Dain Blanton won men's volleyball gold at the Sydney Olympics with what partner?

    • A.

      Jeff Nygaard

    • B.

      Scott Strange

    • C.

      Donald Suxho

    • D.

      Eric Fonoimoana

    Correct Answer
    D. Eric Fonoimoana
    Explanation
    Dain Blanton won men's volleyball gold at the Sydney Olympics with Eric Fonoimoana.

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  • 9. 

    What car did Dain Blanton buy with his beach volleyball winnings?

    • A.

      Porsche 911 Carrera

    • B.

      Ford Taurus

    • C.

      Mustang Convertible

    • D.

      Mazda 6

    Correct Answer
    A. Porsche 911 Carrera
    Explanation
    Dain Blanton bought a Porsche 911 Carrera with his beach volleyball winnings.

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  • 10. 

    Volleyball star Misty May's cousin, Taylor Dent, competed in what Olympic sport?

    • A.

      Tennis

    • B.

      Track

    • C.

      Ice Hockey

    • D.

      Gymnastics

    Correct Answer
    A. Tennis
    Explanation
    Misty May's cousin, Taylor Dent, competed in the Olympic sport of tennis.

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  • 11. 

    Beach volleyball star Holly McPeak likes playing in Brazil since she speaks what?

    • A.

      Portuguese

    • B.

      Spanish

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      Japanese

    Correct Answer
    A. Portuguese
    Explanation
    Holly McPeak, a beach volleyball star, enjoys playing in Brazil because she speaks Portuguese. This suggests that Portuguese is the primary language spoken in Brazil, and McPeak's ability to communicate in the local language likely enhances her experience while playing there.

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  • 12. 

    What medal did Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs earn at the 2008 SWATCH FIVB World Tour?

    • A.

      Silver

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      Gold

    • D.

      Bronze

    Correct Answer
    D. Bronze
    Explanation
    Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs earned the bronze medal at the 2008 SWATCH FIVB World Tour.

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  • 13. 

    Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs beat what Brazilian first names at the 2008 SWATCH FIVB World Tour?

    • A.

      Carolina And Sancho

    • B.

      Rosetta And Rogers

    • C.

      Boss And Ross

    • D.

      Juliana And Larissa

    Correct Answer
    D. Juliana And Larissa
    Explanation
    Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs beat Juliana and Larissa at the 2008 SWATCH FIVB World Tour.

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  • 14. 

    Which country last appeared in the Olympic men's volleyball tournament in 1972?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Belgium

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    C. Germany
    Explanation
    Germany is the correct answer because it last appeared in the Olympic men's volleyball tournament in 1972. This means that Germany has not participated in the tournament since then.

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  • 15. 

    What African country fielded a men's volleyball team that qualified for the 2008 Olympics?

    • A.

      Nairobi

    • B.

      Egypt

    • C.

      Kenya

    • D.

      Ivory Coast

    Correct Answer
    B. Egypt
    Explanation
    Egypt is the correct answer because it is an African country that fielded a men's volleyball team that qualified for the 2008 Olympics. Nairobi is not a country, but the capital city of Kenya. Kenya is also an African country, but it did not qualify for the 2008 Olympics in men's volleyball. Ivory Coast is another African country, but it also did not qualify for the 2008 Olympics in men's volleyball.

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  • 16. 

    What complaint did Kerri Walsh have about playing beach volleyball in China?

    • A.

      Have To Wear Shoes

    • B.

      It's Very Loud

    • C.

      Black Sand

    • D.

      Nets Are Higher

    Correct Answer
    B. It's Very Loud
    Explanation
    Kerri Walsh had a complaint about playing beach volleyball in China because it was very loud.

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  • 17. 

    Which of these beach volleyball players is taller: Jake Gibb or Sean Rosenthal?

    • A.

      Jake Gibb

    • B.

      Sean Rosenthal

    • C.

      Same Height

    • D.

      Varies Daily

    Correct Answer
    A. Jake Gibb
    Explanation
    Jake Gibb is the taller beach volleyball player compared to Sean Rosenthal.

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  • 18. 

    U.S. Olympic beach volleyball player Jake Gibb is from what mountainous state?

    • A.

      Colorado

    • B.

      West Virginia

    • C.

      Vermont

    • D.

      Utah

    Correct Answer
    D. Utah
    Explanation
    Jake Gibb, the U.S. Olympic beach volleyball player, is from Utah. Utah is known for its mountainous landscape, with the Rocky Mountains running through the state. This makes it a suitable location for outdoor activities such as beach volleyball.

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  • 19. 

    What U.S. beach volleyball star is known as "The Human 'On' Switch"?

    • A.

      Chris McGee

    • B.

      Phil Dalhausser

    • C.

      Sean Rosenthal

    • D.

      Todd Rogers

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris McGee
  • 20. 

    Jenny Lang Ping missed a 2004 Volleyball Convention after losing what in China?

    • A.

      Her Green Card

    • B.

      A Match Against Russia

    • C.

      Her American Express Card

    • D.

      Her Wedding Ring

    Correct Answer
    A. Her Green Card
    Explanation
    Jenny Lang Ping missed a 2004 Volleyball Convention after losing her Green Card in China.

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  • 21. 

    Beach volleyball player Misty May tore what muscles in 2000?

    • A.

      Abdominal

    • B.

      Thigh

    • C.

      Arm

    • D.

      Jaw

    Correct Answer
    A. Abdominal
    Explanation
    In 2000, Misty May, the beach volleyball player, tore her abdominal muscles. This type of injury is common in athletes who engage in activities that require quick and forceful movements, such as jumping and twisting. Tearing the abdominal muscles can cause severe pain and limit the player's ability to perform at their best. It is crucial for athletes like Misty May to undergo proper rehabilitation and rest to recover from this type of injury.

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  • 22. 

    Misty May and Kerri Walsh finished 2003 with what world beach-volleyball ranking?

    • A.

      10th

    • B.

      1st

    • C.

      2nd

    • D.

      8th

    Correct Answer
    C. 2nd
    Explanation
    Misty May and Kerri Walsh finished 2003 with the world beach-volleyball ranking of 2nd. This means that they were the second-best team in the world in beach-volleyball for that year.

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  • 23. 

    What U.S. team was the first to title at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships?

    • A.

      May And McPeak

    • B.

      May And Walsh

    • C.

      Christopher And McGuffy

    • D.

      Blanton And Nygaard

    Correct Answer
    B. May And Walsh
    Explanation
    May and Walsh were the first U.S. team to win the title at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships. This means that they were the first American team to achieve this feat in the history of the championship.

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  • 24. 

    Sean Rosenthal's beach volleyball cheering section goes by what name?

    • A.

      Sean's Slammers

    • B.

      Sean's Spikers

    • C.

      Rosie's Raiders

    • D.

      Rose Up

    Correct Answer
    C. Rosie's Raiders

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