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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Wood transfer to after working in Hartford?
(a) Boston.
(b) New Haven.
(c) Princeton.
(d) Providence.

2. How much did Wood and Altekruse spend when they drove from Cambridge to the 1984 Olympic game trials?
(a) $250.
(b) $100.
(c) $150.
(d) $200.

3. What sport did Harry Parker encourage rowers to take up because it built up athletic endurance?
(a) Sprints.
(b) Tennis.
(c) Soccer.
(d) Cross-country skiing.

4. How much weight could Lewis lift in the dead lift?
(a) 135 pounds.
(b) 405 pounds.
(c) 525 pounds.
(d) 375 pounds.

5. How many more miles did Lewis row after reading an article about Wood in a magazine?
(a) 12.
(b) 5.
(c) 7.
(d) 10.

6. On the Monday after the finals, which country pulled out of the 1984 Olympics?
(a) West Germany.
(b) Latvia.
(c) Lithuania.
(d) Soviet Union.

7. Which branch of the service did Harry Parker serve in?
(a) Marines.
(b) Army.
(c) Navy.
(d) Air Force.

8. How long did most young men compete in rowing?
(a) 2 years.
(b) 10 years.
(c) 4 years.
(d) 6 years.

9. How long was the annual rowing race between Yale and Harvard?
(a) 5 miles.
(b) 4 miles.
(c) 7 miles.
(d) 2 miles.

10. When had Christopher Wood been the captain of the Olympic rowing team?
(a) 1976.
(b) 1972.
(c) 1968.
(d) 1980.

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

12. As the 1984 Olympics approached, how long had it been since the United States had had a serious chance to win an Olympic medal?
(a) 30 years.
(b) 40 years.
(c) 25 years.
(d) 15 years.

13. How much time might Wood race in a year?
(a) 130 minutes.
(b) 90 minutes.
(c) 75 minutes.
(d) 220 minutes.

14. What type of a business did Wood work for after leaving Hartford?
(a) Consulting firm.
(b) Insurance company.
(c) Brokerage firm.
(d) Engineering firm.

15. What did Carl Lewis collect?
(a) Antique automobiles.
(b) Antiques and crystal.
(c) Coins.
(d) Stamps.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was Harry Parker's greatest role model?

2. Where was Biglow from?

3. How tall was Lewis?

4. How wide was a rowing scull?

5. Where did Lewis work out when he was rowing?

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