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Question 1:
Which of the following teams did Water polo play for?
Ajax
Stuttgart
Dynamo Kyiv
7 players per side

Question 2:
What is Water polo's nickname?
Polo
Shack
Yoda
Hrabri Sokoli

Question 3: The ________ stroke used in water polo differs from the usual swimming style in that water polo players swim with the head out of water at all times to observe the field.
Ian ThorpeFreestyle swimmingMatt BiondiFront crawl

Question 4: ________ is used by defending field players to track advancing attackers and by the goalie to track the ball after passing.
Lenny KrayzelburgBackstrokeRoland MatthesAaron Peirsol

Question 5: Having large amounts of sunscreen on during an official match is banned by ________ and most other state/national governing bodies.
FINA World Masters ChampionshipsFINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)FINAFINA World Aquatics Championships

Question 6: The ________ is generally one of the more challenging positions.
Association footballGoalkeeperIce hockeyField hockey

Question 7: Surf polo, another variation of water polo, is played on ________.
SurfboardSurfingSurf cultureDuke Kahanamoku

Question 8: The modern game originated as a form of ________ played in rivers and lakes in England and Scotland with a ball constructed of Indian rubber.
Ice hockeyOlympic GamesTouch football (rugby league)Rugby football

Question 9: The most famous water polo match in history is probably the ________ semi-final match between Hungary and the Soviet Union.
1968 Summer OlympicsBaseball at the 1956 Summer OlympicsField hockey at the 1956 Summer Olympics1956 Summer Olympics

Question 10: There is also a ________ that is held every other year.
2006 Men's European Water Polo Championship1999 Men's European Water Polo Championship1999 Women's European Water Polo ChampionshipEuropean Water Polo Championship
















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