Which Sport Are You Made For?

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Which Sport Are You Made For? - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What sport is a combination of surfing and snowboarding behind a boat?

    • A.

      Wakeboarding

    • B.

      Waveboarding

    • C.

      Surfboarding

    • D.

      Waterboarding

    Correct Answer
    A. Wakeboarding
    Explanation
    Wakeboarding is the correct answer because it is a sport that combines elements of both surfing and snowboarding. In wakeboarding, the participant is towed behind a boat while standing on a board similar to a snowboard. The rider uses the boat's wake to perform tricks and maneuvers, similar to how a surfer uses ocean waves. Therefore, wakeboarding is the sport that combines the elements of surfing and snowboarding behind a boat.

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  • 2. 

    What was Babe Ruth's real name?

    • A.

      Gerald Henry Ruth

    • B.

      Glen Howard Ruth

    • C.

      George Herman Ruth

    • D.

      James Harold Ruth

    Correct Answer
    C. George Herman Ruth
    Explanation
    George Herman Ruth is the correct answer because it is widely known that Babe Ruth's real name was George Herman Ruth. He was a famous American professional baseball player who played in the early 20th century. His nickname "Babe" became so iconic that it overshadowed his given name.

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  • 3. 

    Who became the first American skier to take a World Cup Downhill Season Crown in 1995?

    • A.

      Hilary Lindh

    • B.

      Vreni Schneider

    • C.

      Picabo Street

    • D.

      Tamara McKinney

    Correct Answer
    C. Picabo Street
    Explanation
    Picabo Street became the first American skier to take a World Cup Downhill Season Crown in 1995.

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  • 4. 

    Where is the Kentucky Derby held?

    • A.

      Wenston Stables

    • B.

      Turfland Oaks

    • C.

      Churchill Downs

    • D.

      Belmont Stakes

    Correct Answer
    C. Churchill Downs
    Explanation
    The Kentucky Derby is held at Churchill Downs.

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  • 5. 

    In what sport do the athletes perform axles, salchows and flying camels?

    • A.

      Figure Skating

    • B.

      Jai Alai

    • C.

      Field Hockey

    • D.

      Skiing

    Correct Answer
    A. Figure Skating
    Explanation
    Figure skating is the correct answer because axles, salchows, and flying camels are all terms used in figure skating. Axles refer to a jump where the skater takes off from a forward outside edge and lands on the back outside edge. Salchows are another type of jump where the skater takes off from a back inside edge and lands on the back outside edge. Flying camels are a type of spin where the skater jumps into the air and spins while holding their leg in an extended position. These terms are specific to figure skating, so it is the sport in which the athletes perform them.

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  • 6. 

    What does SCUBA (as in diving) stand for?

    • A.

      Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

    • B.

      Sea Chlorified Underwater Bottled Air

    • C.

      Sea Cubicle Underwater Breathing Appliance

    • D.

      Self Carbon Underwater Breathing Air

    Correct Answer
    A. Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
    Explanation
    SCUBA stands for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. It is a device that allows divers to breathe underwater by carrying their own supply of breathing gas. This acronym accurately describes the purpose and function of the equipment, as it is self-contained and provides a means for breathing while submerged in water.

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  • 7. 

    Which sneakers promised you can run faster and jump higher?

    • A.

      Converse

    • B.

      Adidas

    • C.

      Nike

    • D.

      P F Flyers

    Correct Answer
    D. P F Flyers
    Explanation
    P F Flyers is the correct answer because they were a popular brand of sneakers in the 1950s that advertised their shoes as being able to make you run faster and jump higher. This marketing campaign appealed to young athletes and became a part of popular culture at the time.

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  • 8. 

    Who changed his name from Walker Smith to one of these names?

    • A.

      Sugar Ray Robinson

    • B.

      Willie Mays

    • C.

      Jack Johnson

    • D.

      Larry Holmes

    Correct Answer
    A. Sugar Ray Robinson
    Explanation
    Sugar Ray Robinson changed his name from Walker Smith to Sugar Ray Robinson.

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  • 9. 

    Who managed Pro Wrestling's the Legion of Doom?

    • A.

      Jimmy Hart

    • B.

      Jim Cornette

    • C.

      Precious Paul Ellering

    • D.

      Slick

    Correct Answer
    C. Precious Paul Ellering
    Explanation
    Precious Paul Ellering managed Pro Wrestling's the Legion of Doom. He is known for his role as their manager during their successful run in the 1980s and 1990s. Ellering played a crucial role in guiding the Legion of Doom to multiple tag team championships and establishing their dominant presence in the wrestling industry.

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  • 10. 

    Who was Major League Baseball's first "$100 million man"?

    • A.

      Kevin Brown

    • B.

      Mike Piazza

    • C.

      Barry Bonds

    • D.

      Nolan Ryan

    Correct Answer
    A. Kevin Brown
    Explanation
    Kevin Brown was Major League Baseball's first "$100 million man" because in 1998, he signed a seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers worth $105 million. This groundbreaking contract made him the first player in MLB history to reach the $100 million mark in terms of total contract value. Brown was a highly sought-after pitcher at the time, known for his impressive performance on the field, which justified the record-breaking contract offer.

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  • 11. 

    Where is the Canadian ice dancer Shae-Lynn Bourne from?

    • A.

      Toronto, Ontario

    • B.

      Kamloops, British Columbia

    • C.

      Chatham, Ontario

    • D.

      Quebec City, Quebec

    Correct Answer
    C. Chatham, Ontario
    Explanation
    Shae-Lynn Bourne, the Canadian ice dancer, is from Chatham, Ontario.

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  • 12. 

    What is the correct name for a horse's ankle?

    • A.

      Fetlock

    • B.

      Sternum

    • C.

      Femur

    • D.

      Vertebra

    Correct Answer
    A. Fetlock
    Explanation
    The correct name for a horse's ankle is the fetlock. The fetlock is the joint between the long pastern bone and the cannon bone in a horse's leg. It is a weight-bearing joint that allows the horse to flex and extend its leg while running or jumping. The fetlock joint is crucial for the horse's movement and stability, and any injury or damage to this area can greatly affect the horse's performance and overall health.

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  • 13. 

    Where was Oksana Baiul born?

    • A.

      Ukraine

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Switzerland

    Correct Answer
    A. Ukraine
    Explanation
    Oksana Baiul was born in Ukraine.

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  • 14. 

    What is a horse called when it has not had a baby?

    • A.

      Stud

    • B.

      Gelding

    • C.

      Mare

    • D.

      Filly

    Correct Answer
    D. Filly
    Explanation
    A horse is called a filly when it has not had a baby. This term specifically refers to a young female horse, usually under the age of four. Once a filly has had a baby, she is then referred to as a mare. Stud refers to a male horse used for breeding purposes, and gelding refers to a castrated male horse.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the track star with the "golden shoes"?

    • A.

      Michael Johnson

    • B.

      Carl Lewis

    • C.

      Jesse Owens

    • D.

      Ben Johnson

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Johnson
    Explanation
    Michael Johnson was the track star known for wearing golden shoes during his races.

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  • 16. 

    What is a perfect score in amateur figure skating?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      Depends On The Competition

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
  • 17. 

    Who was the first African American to win the U.S. Nationals?

    • A.

      Debi Thomas

    • B.

      Elaine

    • C.

      Surya Bonaly

    • D.

      None Of These Choices

    Correct Answer
    A. Debi Thomas
    Explanation
    Debi Thomas was the first African American to win the U.S. Nationals.

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  • 18. 

    What did Bill Goldberg do before becoming a wrestler?

    • A.

      Pro Football Player

    • B.

      Ultimate Fighting

    • C.

      Boxing

    • D.

      Baseball

    Correct Answer
    A. Pro Football Player
    Explanation
    Before becoming a wrestler, Bill Goldberg was a professional football player. This means that he played football as a career before transitioning into the world of wrestling.

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