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Question 1: Classification is broken up into three classes: W1, spinal cord and ________ athletes with impairment in all four limbs.
Hereditary spastic paraplegiaSpastic diplegiaHemiplegiaCerebral palsy

Question 2: Cerebral Palsy: Athletes with non-progressive brain damage, for example ________, traumatic brain injury, stroke or similar disabilities affecting muscle control, balance or coordination.
HemiplegiaCerebral palsySpastic diplegiaHereditary spastic paraplegia

Question 3: ________: Table tennis is open to athletes with a physical or learning difficulty spread over 11 classes.
United StatesTable tennisJapanOlympic Games

Question 4: Ludwig Guttmann of Stoke Mandeville Hospital organised a sports competition for British ________ veteran patients with spinal cord injuries.
Second Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IISoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 5: Neroli Fairhall, a paraplegic archer from New Zealand, was the first paraplegic competitor to participate in the Olympic Games, the ________ at Los Angeles.
Canada at the 1984 Summer Olympics1984 Summer OlympicsNew Zealand at the 1984 Summer OlympicsUnited States at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Question 6: ________: Sailing is open to amputee, cerebral palsy, visually impaired, wheelchair and les autre athletes.
YachtingCatalina YachtsYacht racingSailing

Question 7: The Paralympic Games are sometimes confused with the Special Olympics World Games, which are only for people with ________.
Alzheimer's diseaseMental retardationSchizophreniaMental disorder

Question 8: ________: Boccia is open to athletes with cerebral palsy who compete from a wheelchair.
CurlingBowlsBocciaBowling

Question 9: On the day of the opening of the ________ in London, Dr.
2012 Summer Olympics1960 Summer Olympics1908 Summer Olympics1948 Summer Olympics

Question 10: The Paralympics were subsequently officialised as a quadrennial event tied to the Olympic Games, and the first official Paralympic Games, no longer open solely to war veterans, were held in ________ in 1960.
FlorenceRomeItalyParis







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