Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 25-30.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. As of 2003, Ann Trason's mark at the Leadville Trail 100 was ranked what by any runner?
(a) Fourth best.
(b) Fifth best.
(c) Eighth best.
(d) Second best.

2. Who examined animals and humans from the past and present to see how they compared and contrasted, as described in Chapter 28?
(a) Dr. Torg.
(b) Dr. Lieberman.
(c) Dr. Bramble.
(d) Dr. Vigil.

3. What 25 year-old Tarahumara runner won in a record time of 17:40 that stood for 11 years at the Leadville Trail 100?
(a) Juan Herrera.
(b) Salvador Holguin.
(c) Caballo Blanco.
(d) Victoriano Churro.

4. Who was there when Juan and Martimano came through and was struck by the fact that they were laughing and enjoying the run in Chapter 14?
(a) Luis.
(b) Carl.
(c) Bob.
(d) Ken.

5. Who knew about running and the psychology of running and was at the race to see what he was missing in Chapter 13?
(a) Dr. Joe Vigil.
(b) Dr. Lieberman.
(c) Dr. Bramble.
(d) Dr. Joe Torg.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the corn beer made by the Tarahumara Indians?

2. When was the Leadville Trail 100 first run?

3. Emil Zatopek was best known for winning three gold medals at which Summer Olympics?

4. By the time he headed back to Mexico for the race, the author was able to do runs for how long without worry of pain or injury in Chapter 27?

5. The author worked with Eric on his running in Chapter 27, who sent him for some specialized training with a man named what?

(see the answer key)

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