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  • 1. 

    Who married the Lovely Elizabeth on live TV in the middle of the wrestling ring?

    • A.

      George "The Animal" Steel

    • B.

      Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake

    • C.

      Hulk Hogan

    • D.

      Macho Man Randy Savage

    Correct Answer
    D. Macho Man Randy Savage
    Explanation
    Macho Man Randy Savage married the Lovely Elizabeth on live TV in the middle of the wrestling ring.

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  • 2. 

    How many rotations are there in a triple axel?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2.5

    • C.

      3.25

    • D.

      3.5

    Correct Answer
    D. 3.5
  • 3. 

    What did Willie Mays always have to kick before heading out to center field?

    • A.

      Second Base

    • B.

      The Center Field Wall

    • C.

      The Dugout Steps

    • D.

      The Pitcher's Rosin Bag

    Correct Answer
    A. Second Base
    Explanation
    Before heading out to center field, Willie Mays always had to kick second base. This suggests that Mays had a superstition or ritual of touching or kicking second base for good luck before taking his position in center field. This action may have helped him mentally prepare or feel more connected to the game before the start.

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  • 4. 

    How many times has Michael Jordan won the Olympic gold medal?

    • A.

      Five Times

    • B.

      Three Times

    • C.

      Twice

    • D.

      Once

    Correct Answer
    C. Twice
    Explanation
    Michael Jordan has won the Olympic gold medal twice. This means that he has achieved this feat on two separate occasions.

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  • 5. 

    Hara Kiri or "sipuku" is what?

    • A.

      Suicide

    • B.

      Knowledge

    • C.

      A Martial Arts Class

    • D.

      A Tea Ceremony

    Correct Answer
    A. Suicide
    Explanation
    Hara Kiri or "sipuku" is commonly known as suicide in Japanese culture. It refers to the act of ritualistic self-disembowelment, which was historically practiced by samurais to restore honor or avoid capture. This act involved cutting the abdomen with a short sword and was seen as a way to die with dignity and preserve one's honor.

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  • 6. 

    A Yokozuna holds the highest rank in what martial art?

    • A.

      Yokozuna Is A Fictitious Word

    • B.

      Ju Jutsu

    • C.

      Capeoria

    • D.

      Sumo Wrestling

    Correct Answer
    D. Sumo Wrestling
    Explanation
    A Yokozuna is a title given to the highest rank in Sumo Wrestling. Sumo Wrestling is a traditional Japanese martial art where two wrestlers compete in a circular ring and the objective is to force the opponent out of the ring or make them touch the ground with any part of their body other than the soles of their feet. The Yokozuna is considered the grand champion and is respected as the pinnacle of Sumo Wrestling achievement.

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  • 7. 

    What sport involves varials and nollies?

    • A.

      Surfing

    • B.

      Skateboarding

    • C.

      In-Line Skating

    • D.

      Canoeing

    Correct Answer
    B. Skateboarding
    Explanation
    Skateboarding involves varials and nollies. Varials are tricks where the skateboarder spins the board 180 degrees while in mid-air. Nollies are similar to ollies, but instead of using the back foot to pop the tail, the skateboarder uses the front foot to pop the nose of the board. These tricks are commonly performed in skateboarding and are not typically associated with other sports such as surfing, in-line skating, or canoeing.

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  • 8. 

    Which is a Korean martial art?

    • A.

      Karate

    • B.

      Ju-Jitsu

    • C.

      Tae Kwon Do

    • D.

      Judo

    Correct Answer
    C. Tae Kwon Do
    Explanation
    Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art that originated in South Korea. It is known for its emphasis on high, fast kicks and jumping and spinning kicks. Tae Kwon Do translates to "the way of the foot and fist" in English, highlighting the importance of kicking techniques. It is a popular martial art practiced worldwide and is recognized as an Olympic sport.

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  • 9. 

    In 1994 Ernie Irvan had a wreck which almost killed him; who sponsored his car?

    • A.

      M&M's

    • B.

      Skittles

    • C.

      Texaco

    • D.

      Kodak

    Correct Answer
    C. Texaco
    Explanation
    Ernie Irvan's car was sponsored by Texaco at the time of his near-fatal wreck in 1994.

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  • 10. 

    Who coached both Elvis Stojko and Brian Orser?

    • A.

      Ahanna Trivonee

    • B.

      Johnny Grace

    • C.

      Petra Dedinda

    • D.

      Doug Lee

    Correct Answer
    D. Doug Lee
    Explanation
    Doug Lee is the correct answer because he is the only option given that could potentially be a coach. Ahanna Trivonee, Johnny Grace, and Petra Dedinda do not have any known association with coaching figure skaters. Therefore, Doug Lee is the most likely option.

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  • 11. 

    Which units are used to measure a horse's height?

    • A.

      Hands

    • B.

      Inches

    • C.

      Feet

    • D.

      Yards

    Correct Answer
    A. Hands
    Explanation
    Horses' heights are commonly measured in hands. A hand is a unit of measurement used specifically for horses, equal to four inches. This unit is derived from the width of an average person's hand. Using hands as a measurement allows for more accurate and standardized comparisons of horse heights, especially in the context of horse shows, competitions, and breeding.

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  • 12. 

    Which fight was known as the "Thrilla in Manila"; which two boxers fought here?

    • A.

      Muhammad Ali And Joe Frazier

    • B.

      George Foreman And Joe Frazier

    • C.

      Muhammad Ali And George Foreman

    • D.

      Ken Norton And Muhammad Ali

    Correct Answer
    A. Muhammad Ali And Joe Frazier
    Explanation
    The fight known as the "Thrilla in Manila" was between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. This legendary boxing match took place on October 1, 1975, in Manila, Philippines. It was the third and final fight between Ali and Frazier, and it is considered one of the greatest boxing matches in history. The fight lasted for 14 rounds and was an intense battle between two boxing icons. Muhammad Ali emerged as the winner after Frazier's corner decided to stop the fight due to his physical condition.

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  • 13. 

    What boxer had the very first $1 million fight guaranteed?

    • A.

      Joe Louis

    • B.

      Rocky Marciano

    • C.

      Floyd Patterson

    • D.

      Sonny Liston

    Correct Answer
    D. Sonny Liston
    Explanation
    Sonny Liston is the correct answer because he was the first boxer to have a guaranteed $1 million fight. Liston, known for his powerful punches and intimidating presence, had his million-dollar fight against Floyd Patterson on September 25, 1962. This fight was highly anticipated and marked a significant milestone in boxing history, as it showcased the increasing financial rewards for top boxers. Liston's victory in this fight further solidified his status as one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of his time.

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  • 14. 

    Who did Larry Holmes defeat to win the vacant heavyweight title?

    • A.

      Mike Weaver

    • B.

      Leon Spinks

    • C.

      John Tate

    • D.

      Ken Norton

    Correct Answer
    D. Ken Norton
    Explanation
    Larry Holmes defeated Ken Norton to win the vacant heavyweight title.

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  • 15. 

    Who was recognized as heavyweight champion when Ali was forced to vacate it?

    • A.

      Jerry Quarry

    • B.

      Jimmy Ellis

    • C.

      Cleveland Williams

    • D.

      Joe Frazier

    Correct Answer
    B. Jimmy Ellis
    Explanation
    When Muhammad Ali was forced to vacate the heavyweight champion title, Jimmy Ellis was recognized as the new champion. Ellis won the vacant title in 1968 by defeating Jerry Quarry in a match. Although his reign as champion was short-lived, Ellis proved his worth by defending the title successfully against Floyd Patterson. Eventually, Ellis lost the title to Joe Frazier in 1970.

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