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Question 1: These include endurance races, time trials, stake racing, bumps racing, and the side-by-side format used in the ________.
Olympic GamesWomen's sportsNetballRoller derby

Question 2: Rowing is one of the few non-weight bearing sports that ________ all the major muscle groups, including quads, biceps, triceps, lats, glutes and abdominal muscles.
Major depressive disorderObesityPhysical exerciseStrength training

Question 3: Classic oars were made out of wood, but modern oars are made from synthetic material, the most common being ________.
Carbon fiberAsbestosNylonAramid

Question 4: [17][20] Rowing has also been conducted at the ________ since 1900 (cancelled at the first modern Games in 1896 due to bad weather).
Olympic GamesNetballRoller derbyWomen's sports

Question 5: In the Aeneid, Virgil mentions rowing forming part of the funeral games arranged by ________ in honour of his father.

Question 6: Originally made from wood, shells are now almost always made from a composite material (usually ________) for strength and weight advantages.
Bicycle frameFibre-reinforced plasticCarbon fiber-reinforced polymerKevlar

Question 7: Rowing improves ________ endurance and muscular strength.
Myocardial infarctionFetal circulationHeartCirculatory system

Question 8: The Great Race (rowing) ________
New ZealandNauruUnited KingdomAustralia

Question 9: The ________ is also raced upon a non-standard distance at 1 mile, 550 yards (2,112 meters).
Diamond Challenge ScullsHenley Royal RegattaSilver Goblets & Nickalls' Challenge CupStewards' Challenge Cup

Question 10: However, the repetitive rowing action can put strain on knee joints, the spine and the tendons of the forearm, and ________ of these are the most common rowing injuries.
MeningitisVasculitisLeukocyte extravasationInflammation


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