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Swimming (sport): Quiz


Question 1: The ________' freestyle race was the only one ever measured at 100 yards, instead of the usual 100 meters.
Swimming at the 1904 Summer OlympicsOlympic Games1904 Summer OlympicsSummer Olympic Games

Question 2: Furthermore, ________ promote muscle stamina and strength because the breakdown product of carbohydrate-glucose is a primary source of energy for muscles during exercise.

Question 3: The ________ were the first to use the standard 50 meter pool with marked lanes.
1900 Summer OlympicsOlympic Games1924 Summer OlympicsSummer Olympic Games

Question 4: In 1902 Richard Cavill introduced the ________ to the Western world.
Freestyle swimmingFront crawlMatt BiondiIan Thorpe

Question 5: Swimming was part of the first modern Olympic games in 1896 in ________.

Question 6: Olympic events are held in a 50 ________ pool(long course).
100 megametres1 decametre10 megametresMetre

Question 7: The ________ was developed in the 1930s and was at first a variant of breaststroke, until it was accepted as a separate style in 1952.
Mary T. MeagherButterfly strokeJenny ThompsonMichael Phelps

Question 8: The ________, held in the Stockholm harbor, marked the beginning of electronic timing.
Olympic GamesSummer Olympic Games1912 Summer Olympics1906 Intercalated Games

Question 9: In the freestyle, swimmers originally dove from the pool walls, but diving blocks were incorporated at the ________.
Olympic GamesBaseball at the 1936 Summer OlympicsSummer Olympic Games1936 Summer Olympics

Question 10: Due to a British disregard for splashing, Trudgen employed a scissor kick instead of the ________'s flutter kick.
Freestyle swimmingMatt BiondiIan ThorpeFront crawl


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