The Amateurs Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Biglow's grade point average when he graduated from Yale?
(a) 2.9.
(b) 2.7.
(c) 3.3.
(d) 3.1

2. What sport did Carl Lewis participate in that reportedly allowed him to earn $1 million a year in appearance fees and endorsements?
(a) Football.
(b) Gymnastics.
(c) Baseball.
(d) Track.

3. What college did Biglow and Bouscaren row for?
(a) Harvard.
(b) Rutgers.
(c) Boston University.
(d) Yale.

4. When did Woodrow Wilson approach a philanthropist and ask for a donation for the Princeton law school?
(a) 1899.
(b) 1917.
(c) 1912.
(d) 1903.

5. Where was Dan Goldberg from?
(a) Connecticut.
(b) Massachusetts.
(c) Wisconsin.
(d) Iowa.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who did the U.S. hockey team beat in the 1980 winter Olympics?

2. Who was the Harvard sweep oarsman who had a tough time dealing with the mental adjustment to sculling?

3. Which cities were the most serious rowing cities in America?

4. How much older was Wood than most of his competitors?

5. How much time might Wood race in a year?

(see the answer key)

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