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Question 1: Born in ________, he entered Notre Dame intending to play baseball for the Fighting Irish, but was recruited by Knute Rockne for the football team, despite having no experience in organized football.
Lake Linden, MichiganLaurium, MichiganCalumet, MichiganCalumet Township, Michigan

Question 2: He was ranked #22 on ________'s Top 25 Players In College Football History list.
ESPN on ABCESPN2ESPNewsESPN

Question 3: He is still considered today to be one of the most versatile athletes to play the game of football and is the subject of ________'s famous "Win one for the Gipper" speech.
Four Horsemen (football)George GippNotre Dame Fighting Irish footballKnute Rockne

Question 4: Win one for the Gipper was also imitated by Dwight Schultz at the end of the episode The Bells of St. Mary's in the third season of ________.
Hunter (U.S. TV series)Riptide (TV series)The A-TeamThe Rockford Files

Question 5: By the morning he had contracted ________ and eventually died from a related infection.
Obstructive lung diseasePneumoniaCommunity-acquired pneumoniaRespiratory disease

Question 6: Gipp played multiple positions, most notably halfback, ________, and punter.
Center (American football)QuarterbackDefensive tacklePunter (football)

Question 7: The story was parodied in the 1980 movie ________ when Dr.
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final InsultThe Kentucky Fried MoviePolice Squad!Airplane!

Question 8: Since ________ were not yet available in the 1920s, treatment options for such infections were limited and they could be fatal even to young, healthy individuals.
ATC code J01Nucleic acid inhibitorAntibiotic misuseAntibiotic

Question 9: In World War II the ________ liberty ship SS George Gipp was named in his honor.
AlaskaUnited StatesCanadaPhilippines

Question 10: Gipp's hometown, Laurium, built a memorial in his honor; he is buried in nearby Lake View Cemetery in ________.
Calumet Township, MichiganLaurium, MichiganHoughton, MichiganCalumet, Michigan







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