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Question 1: [3] ________ then followed in their footsteps, creating a similar boat club a year later.
Harvard UniversityBrown UniversityHarvard CrimsonRutgers University

Question 2: took place on November 6, 1869, in New Brunswick, N.J., when clubs from Princeton and Rutgers played under rules modified from those of ________.
Association footballAssociation football around the worldRugby unionOlympic Games

Question 3: In the late 1850s, bat and ball games had started to become widely known and the sport of ________ was starting to become an establishment at U.S.
BaseballTown ballBaseball awardsSoftball

Question 4: ________ also grew in popularity during this time, and the first intercollegiate track and field event occurred in 1873.
Cross country runningHalf marathonMarathonTrack and field athletics

Question 5: ________ writer Robert Lipsyte contends that "a lot of athletes are simply getting cheated out of the chance for an education" since they are not able to truly focus on their studies.

Question 6: [5] The first intercollegiate rugby game took place on May 15, 1874, at ________ when Harvard played rugby against McGill University.
BostonLowell, MassachusettsWoburn, MassachusettsCambridge, Massachusetts

Question 7: This event took place in 1852, when the rowing team from Yale competed against the rowing team from Harvard at ________, New Hampshire.
Laconia, New HampshireLake WinnipesaukeeCenter Harbor, New HampshireWhite Mountains (New Hampshire)

Question 8: College athletics refers primarily to sports and athletic competition organized and funded by institutions of tertiary education (colleges or universities in ________).
AlaskaAmerican EnglishUnited StatesEnglish language

Question 9: In the ________, college athletics is a two-tiered system.
PhilippinesAlaskaUnited StatesCanada

Question 10: The first organized college sports club was formed in 1843 when ________ created a boat club.
Princeton UniversityHarvard UniversityBrown UniversityYale University


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