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In 2004, he became the first-ever American to win the men's all-around title in gymnastics ... thanks
to a judging error. Who is he?
a. Paul Toast
b. Paul Hamm
c. Paul Bacon
d. Paul Egge
Who was so surprised by his legendary 1968 long jump that he
suffered a cataplectic seizure?
a. Emil Zatopek
b. Bob Beamon
c. Hicham El Guerrouj
d. Abebe Bakila
According to Mark Twain, what game is "a good walk spoiled"?
a. Big-game hunting
The Irvine campus cheers on the Anteaters and the Santa Cruz campus
cheers on the Banana Slugs. Both are campuses in what university?
a. University of Texas
b. University of California
c. University of Florida
d. University of Arizona
Who is the only man to have played in both a Super Bowl and a World
a. Bo Jackson
b. Deion Sanders
c. Jim Thorpe
d. Babe Didrikson
After he died in 2002, what baseball legend was placed in cryonic
suspension, leading to speculation that he was going to be cloned?
a. Mickey Mantle
b. Hank Aaron
c. Ted Williams
d. Joe DiMaggio
As of 2004, who is the only baseball player to have played at least
500 games in each of five different positions?
a. Hank Aaron
b. Cal Ripken, Jr
c. Pete Rose
d. Carl Yastrzemski
When the Cleveland Indians played the Atlanta Braves in the 1995
World Series, who organized pickets in protest?
a. American Indian Movement
b. Gay and Lesbian Alliance
c. National Organization for Women
d. Christian Coalition
Pat Tillman died with the US Army 75th Ranger Regiment in
Afghanistan, even though he'd been offered a $3.6 million contract to play football for what team?
Actually, this NFL Hall of Famer was born in New Eagle,
Pennsylvania, on June 11, 1956, rather than in Helena or Butte. Who is he?
a. Johnny Unitas
b. John Elway
c. Joe Montana
d. Sammy Baugh
As of 2006, who has played the most regular season games without
playing a single World Series game?
a. Rafael Palmeiro
b. Andre Dawson
c. Cal Ripken
d. Ernie Banks
In 1966, Tony Cloninger of the Braves became the first National
Leaguer to hit two grand slams in one game. What else was noteworthy about this?
a. It was his only pro game
b. He was the only pitcher in either league to do so
c. He was the only Australian-born Major Leaguer
d. He was the first player caught using steroids
The Bruins lost 18 straight playoff series from 1946 to 1987 to
b. Maple Leafs
From 1912 to 1948, there were Olympic medals for the arts. Under
the pseudonym "Georges Hohrod and Martin Eschbach", who won the first gold medal in literature?
a. Victor Hugo
b. Pierre de Coubertin
c. Georges Clemenceau
d. Marie Curie
Until 2016, the last time this sport had been part of the Olympics
was in 1904, when it was won by Canada's George Lyon. What is this sport?
b. Chariot racing
c. Dueling pistols
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