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  • 1. 

    What is the total distance covered in the Tour de France race?

    • A.

      5,390 Kilometers

    • B.

      3,390 Kilometers

    • C.

      390 Kilometers

    • D.

      27,002 Kilometers

    Correct Answer
    B. 3,390 Kilometers
    Explanation
    The total distance covered in the Tour de France race is 3,390 kilometers. This is the correct answer as it accurately states the distance covered in the race.

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  • 2. 

    How many touchdown passes did Jeff Garcia throw in the 2004 NFL season?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      32

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    A. 10
    Explanation
    In the 2004 NFL season, Jeff Garcia threw 10 touchdown passes.

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  • 3. 

    What type of injury did Brad Miller get in March 2005 during a light shooting drill?

    • A.

      Broken Leg

    • B.

      Head Injury

    • C.

      Eye Injury

    • D.

      Twisted Knee

    Correct Answer
    A. Broken Leg
    Explanation
    Brad Miller got a broken leg injury in March 2005 during a light shooting drill.

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  • 4. 

    What team did the Rochester Royals eventually turn into?

    • A.

      New Jersey Nets

    • B.

      Sacramento Kings

    • C.

      Buffalo Bills

    • D.

      Kansas City Chiefs

    Correct Answer
    B. Sacramento Kings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sacramento Kings. The Rochester Royals eventually relocated to Sacramento and became the Sacramento Kings.

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  • 5. 

    Why did Tim Duncan pick number 21 for his jersey?

    • A.

      Only Because It Was Available

    • B.

      Wife's Age When They Married

    • C.

      Tribute To His Brother-In Law

    • D.

      Loves Blackjack

    Correct Answer
    C. Tribute To His Brother-In Law
    Explanation
    Tim Duncan picked number 21 for his jersey as a tribute to his brother-in-law. This suggests that his brother-in-law might have had a significant impact on his life or career, and he wanted to honor him by wearing that number.

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  • 6. 

    Who replaced Blazers fired coach Maurice Cheeks in March 2005?

    • A.

      Kevin Pritchard

    • B.

      Mike Fratello

    • C.

      Larry Brown

    • D.

      Bob McAdoo

    Correct Answer
    A. Kevin Pritchard
    Explanation
    Kevin Pritchard replaced Blazers fired coach Maurice Cheeks in March 2005.

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  • 7. 

    In 2005, the "hot" item to have for yoga was a skidless towel named what?

    • A.

      Yogitoes

    • B.

      Yowgel

    • C.

      Yogatow

    • D.

      Towga

    Correct Answer
    A. Yogitoes
    Explanation
    Yogitoes is the correct answer because it is stated in the question that in 2005, the popular item for yoga was a skidless towel. The name "Yogitoes" fits the description of a towel specifically designed for yoga, as it combines the words "yogi" (a practitioner of yoga) and "toes" (referring to the skidless feature of the towel). Therefore, Yogitoes is the most logical and appropriate choice among the given options.

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  • 8. 

    What energy drink ingredient in some drinks has been banned in parts of the world?

    • A.

      Inositol

    • B.

      Caffeine

    • C.

      Taurine

    • D.

      Milk Thistle

    Correct Answer
    C. Taurine
    Explanation
    Taurine is the correct answer because it has been banned in some parts of the world as an ingredient in energy drinks. Taurine is an amino acid that is often added to energy drinks to enhance athletic performance and improve mental focus. However, some countries have banned taurine due to concerns about its safety and potential side effects. These bans are based on studies that suggest high levels of taurine consumption may have negative health effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system. Therefore, taurine has been prohibited in certain regions as a precautionary measure.

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  • 9. 

    How is it called when a cheerleader jumps with legs split sideways while touching both toes simultaneously?

    • A.

      Prep Jump

    • B.

      Hurdler

    • C.

      Pike

    • D.

      Varsity

    Correct Answer
    D. Varsity
  • 10. 

    Who was a three-time Kentucky Team MVP?

    • A.

      Andris Biedrins

    • B.

      Tayshaun Prince

    • C.

      Darius Miles

    • D.

      Jay Williams

    Correct Answer
    B. Tayshaun Prince
    Explanation
    Tayshaun Prince was a three-time Kentucky Team MVP. This means that he was recognized as the Most Valuable Player of the Kentucky team three times. This suggests that Prince was a standout player and had a significant impact on the team's success during his time at Kentucky.

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  • 11. 

    What event happened to baseball's Jackie Robinson in 1962?

    • A.

      Died

    • B.

      Retired

    • C.

      Opened A Department Store

    • D.

      Inducted Into The Hall Of Fame

    Correct Answer
    D. Inducted Into The Hall Of Fame
    Explanation
    In 1962, Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Hall of Fame. This recognition was a significant event in baseball history as Robinson became the first African American to be inducted. His induction symbolized the impact he had on the sport and his role in breaking the color barrier. Robinson's achievements as a player, his courage, and his contributions to the game made him a deserving candidate for this honor.

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  • 12. 

    The great New York Yankee, Mickey Mantle, retired in what year?

    • A.

      1968

    • B.

      1955

    • C.

      1961

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    A. 1968
    Explanation
    Mickey Mantle, the legendary New York Yankee, retired in 1968. This marked the end of his illustrious baseball career.

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  • 13. 

    Football's Jim Brown ended his amazing football career in which year?

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1965

    • C.

      1968

    • D.

      1966

    Correct Answer
    D. 1966
    Explanation
    Jim Brown ended his football career in 1966.

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  • 14. 

    How did Whitey Ford do for the Yankees, the year Maris hit 61 homers?

    • A.

      19-4 Cy Young Award

    • B.

      22-7 MVP

    • C.

      22-5 Cy Young Award

    • D.

      25 - 4 Cy Young Award

    Correct Answer
    D. 25 - 4 Cy Young Award
    Explanation
    Whitey Ford had a remarkable season for the Yankees in the year Maris hit 61 homers, finishing with a record of 25-4. This impressive win-loss record earned him the prestigious Cy Young Award, which is given annually to the best pitcher in each league. Ford's exceptional performance on the mound contributed greatly to the team's success that year.

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  • 15. 

    In the '61-'62 season, what NBA star became the league's first repeat MVP?

    • A.

      Bill Russell

    • B.

      Oscar Robertson

    • C.

      Bob Cousy

    • D.

      Wilt Chamberlain

    Correct Answer
    A. Bill Russell
    Explanation
    Bill Russell became the league's first repeat MVP in the '61-'62 season. This means that he won the Most Valuable Player award for two consecutive seasons.

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