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Question 1: ________ (Class of 1996)
Ric FlairWrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of FameTerry FunkProfessional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum

Question 2: In 2009, he was an honorary team captain, represented by his son, Bronko Nagurski Jr., at the opening game of ________.
Governor's Victory BellMinnesota Golden GophersMinnesota Golden Gophers footballTCF Bank Stadium

Question 3: During his time with the Gophers, the team went 18-4-2 and won the ________ championship in 1927.
Big Ten ConferenceBig East ConferenceNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipBig 12 Conference

Question 4: During ________, professional football teams were short of players and in 1943 Bronko Nagurski returned to the Bears for one season.
World War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 5: In a 1984 interview with Sports Illustrated writer Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman, when asked what position he would play if he were coming up in the present day, he said, "I would probably be a ________ today.
Defensive endPunter (football)LinebackerCenter (American football)

Question 6: His parents, "Mike" and "Emelia" Nagurski, were immigrants, ethnic ________ from Western Ukraine (Halychyna/Galicia).
UkrainiansUkrainian cultureUkrainian literatureUkrainian language

Question 7: Nagurski turned professional to play for the ________ from 1930 to 1937.
Chicago Bears2009 Chicago Bears seasonNFC North2010 Chicago Bears season

Question 8: NWA World Tag Team Championship (Minneapolis version) (1 time) - with ________
Harley RaceRic FlairVerne GagneBuddy Rogers (wrestler)

Question 9: He scored a touchdown in the Bears' championship victory against the Washington Redskins, served one season as backfield coach for ________ in 1944, and finally returned to wrestling until his retirement in 1960.
University of California, Los AngelesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaCalifornia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of California, Berkeley

Question 10: In 2000, he was voted the second-greatest Minnesotan sportsman of the 20th century by the sportswriters of the Star Tribune, coming in only behind Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer ________.
1991 American League Championship SeriesKirby Puckett1991 World SeriesHarmon Killebrew


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