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History of professional wrestling in the United States: Quiz


Question 1: In the late 1940s to 1950s, the NWA chose ________ to unify the various world championships into a single "World Heavyweight" title.
Lou TheszTerry FunkHarley RaceGene Kiniski

Question 2: This incident, along with the death of ________ in 2005, made drug use and young deaths in the business a subject of intense controversy.
Chris JerichoStone Cold Steve AustinBret HartEddie Guerrero

Question 3: The WWF attracting a degree of mainstream attention with ________ joining in 1984 and WWF personalities appeared in her music videos.
The Body AcousticCyndi LauperTrue Colors (Cyndi Lauper album)Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper song)

Question 4: Meanwhile, the NWA's renowned and highly successful territory system was slowly dying, with ________ (JCP) became the center of the entire NWA.
National Wrestling AllianceWorld Championship WrestlingWorld Wrestling EntertainmentJim Crockett Promotions

Question 5: In 1998, the WWF gained momentum with the start of ________.
The Attitude EraWWE RawWorld Wrestling EntertainmentMonday Night Wars

Question 6: [1] During this time, wrestlers were often athletes with amateur wrestling experience who competed at traveling carnivals with ________ working as their promoters and bookers.
WiiCarnyFunfairCarny (band)

Question 7: Other independent promotions like ________ and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla also began to gain more exposure.
Dragon Gate USACombat Zone WrestlingJuggalo Championship WrestlingChikara (professional wrestling)

Question 8: NWA Eastern Championship Wrestling renamed itself "________" (ECW) and left the NWA.
American Wrestling AssociationExtreme Championship WrestlingWorld Wrestling EntertainmentWorld Championship Wrestling

Question 9: Turner promised a more athletic approach to the product, making ________ the promotion's marquee wrestler and giving young stars big storylines and championship opportunities.
Stone Cold Steve AustinRic FlairHulk HoganJeff Jarrett

Question 10: [24] Hogan gained mainstream popularity for appearing in the film ________, reaching to an even greater level of celebrity.
Rocky VRocky IVRocky IIIRocky Balboa (film)

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