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What City Held the U.S. Swimming
Trials for the Last Two Olympics?
Many water-related stories have been in the news of late - including reports connected to the three questions below.
1. A number of U.S. cities are expected to vie for the right to hold the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in 2016. What American city held the trials before the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games?
a. San Diego b. Miami c. Omaha d. Atlanta
2. Officials in Gelnhausen, Germany have banned swimmers from performing every stroke except one, claiming that most swim strokes create too many waves - and that, they say, could endanger other swimmers and waste water. What is the one stroke they're permitting?
a. Breaststroke b. Backstroke c. Sidestroke d. Dog paddle
3. David Graham, a 75-year-old retired Canadian billionaire and former cable TV mogul, wants to dig under his London mansion (estimated worth: $143 million) to install, among other things, a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and massage room. How many subterranean levels does his plan - which has raised the ire of his neighbors - call for?
a. Three b. Four c. Five d. Six
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