Trivia Challenge: Week 2

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 177

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Challenge Quizzes & Trivia

This is week two of the trivia challenge.  Try not to be an embarrassment this time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rick Newman was Karolyi's most famous assistant coach.  He coached the juniors and taught the elites new skills.  Who was Rick's right hand person?
    • A. 

      Steve Nunno

    • B. 

      Sharon Weber

    • C. 

      Rick Perrozzi

    • D. 

      Jackie Blake

    • E. 

      Audrey Schweyer

  • 2. 
    At Karolyi's, who was the overstuffed Christmas turkey?
    • A. 

      Brandy Johnson

    • B. 

      Mary Lou Retton

    • C. 

      Diane Durham

    • D. 

      Hilary Grivich

    • E. 

      Kristie Phillips

  • 3. 
    Brian Boitano's longtime partner Franc D'Ambrosio frequently performed a song that Brain used over and over and over again during professional shows and competitions.  What song was this?
    • A. 

      Nessun Dorma

    • B. 

      The Music of the Night

    • C. 

      Don't Cry

    • D. 

      Kiss Me

    • E. 

      Wild Elephants

  • 4. 
    Shannon Miller, 'The Miss America of gymnastics' frequently performed balance beam and floor exercise routines to lame ass music as a professional.  Which song did Shannon performer to on the 1996 John Hancock Tour?
    • A. 

      'One Moment In Time'

    • B. 

      'This Is The Moment'

    • C. 

      'Proud To Be An American'

    • D. 

      'When You Put Your Heart In It'

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    Dominique Dawes starred in a commercial during the 1996 Olympic Games where judges from a gymnastics meet went nuts on the equipment when she left the gym for a moment.  What company was the commercial an advertisement for?
    • A. 

      Kodak

    • B. 

      Rold Gold Pretzels

    • C. 

      Diet Dr. Pepper

    • D. 

      VISA

    • E. 

      Coca Cola

  • 6. 
    Michelle Kwan's 1996-1997 short program was the continuation of a Shakespeare play.  Which play was it a continuation of?
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      King Lear

    • C. 

      Othello

    • D. 

      Macbeth

    • E. 

      The Tempest

  • 7. 
    Which is NOT true about Surya Bonaly...
    • A. 

      She worked with Frank Carroll.

    • B. 

      She was born in Reunion, off the coast of France.

    • C. 

      She competed at her first senior worlds with hair that she had never been allowed to cut.

    • D. 

      She wore two different skates during the 1997-1998 season.

    • E. 

      A judge once said she looked like a court jester in the outfit she wore during compulsory figures.

  • 8. 
    Several skaters and gymnasts have tried to make it in the entertainment world after their Olympic careers.  Who did not attempt to become a singer?
    • A. 

      Tonya Harding

    • B. 

      Liu Xuan

    • C. 

      Yang Bo

    • D. 

      Nancy Kerrigan

    • E. 

      Tara Lipinski

  • 9. 
    Kate Moseley and Doug Dorsey throw an incredibly difficult skating maneuver to win the gold in 'The Cutting Edge.'  What is the name of this move?
    • A. 

      The Kamenko

    • B. 

      The Ponomorenko

    • C. 

      The Pamchenko

    • D. 

      The Lachenko

    • E. 

      The Tourichenko

  • 10. 
    Who is The Painted Bird of Odessa?
    • A. 

      Oksana Omeilianchik

    • B. 

      Tatiana Gutsu

    • C. 

      Oksana Baiul

    • D. 

      Oksana Khniznik

    • E. 

      Tatiana Lysenko