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Nadia Comăneci: Quiz


Question 1: Her official retirement ceremony took place in Bucharest in 1984 and was attended by the ________ Chairman.
Bids for Olympic GamesInternational Olympic CommitteeOlympic CharterOlympic Games

Question 2: [5][6] Her pregnant mother was watching a Russian film in which the heroine's name was Nadya, the ________ version of the Russian name Nadyezhda (which means, literally, "Hope").
Swedish languageEnglish languageGerman languageDiminutive

Question 3: She was one of the first students at the gymnastics school established in Oneşti by Béla and his wife, Marta, who would later defect to the ________ and become coaches of many prominent American gymnasts.
CanadaPhilippinesUnited StatesAlaska

Question 4: Comăneci received the Olympic Order, the highest award given by the ________, in 1984 and 2004.
International Olympic CommitteeOlympic GamesBids for Olympic GamesOlympic Charter

Question 5: While she was living in Montreal, ________, whom she had met for the first time in 1976 at the American Cup, contacted her and invited her to live in Oklahoma.
Akinori NakayamaMichael ReuschBart ConnerBoris Shakhlin

Question 6: Together with Conner, she returned to Romania for the first time since her defection (and since the fall of ________ and Ceauşescu's death), and the couple were married in Bucharest on April 27, 1996.
SocialismMarxismCommunismCommunist state

Question 7: Comăneci participated in the ________ in Moscow, where she placed second, by a small margin, to Yelena Davydova.
Canada at the OlympicsArchery at the 1980 Summer Olympics1980 Summer OlympicsUnited States at the Olympics

Question 8: In 1999, she became the first athlete to be invited to speak at the ________ to launch the Year 2000 International Year of Volunteers.
United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUnited Nations Security CouncilUnited NationsIsrael, Palestine, and the United Nations

Question 9: For the next few years, she competed as a junior in numerous national contests in Romania and additional dual meets with nearby countries such as ________, Italy and Poland.

Question 10: After her performance, Comăneci spent several days recovering in All Saints Hospital and underwent a minor surgical procedure for the infected hand, which had developed an ________.
ImpetigoSystemic lupus erythematosusAbscessCellulitis


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