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Test Your Knowledge #30

Test Your Knowledge logoWhat Sport Does Michael Phelps
Plan to Tackle After He Retires?  

Many water-related stories have been in the news of late — including reports connected to the four questions below.


1. While speaking recently at a Boys & Girls Club in Indianapolis, Olympic champion Michael Phelps said he’s looking forward to retiring from competitive swimming. He also revealed that once he retires, he wants to participate more in what sport?

a. Tennis                b. Bowling                c. Soccer                d. Golf

2. The high-tech, one-of-a-kind submersible in which movie director James Cameron made his historic plunge to the deepest part of the Mariana Trench (see Ripples) took eight years to build. Where was the vessel constructed?

a. Japan                 b. New Zealand       c. Australia             d. Canada

3. After testing positive for the banned stimulant methylhexanamine, Czech Olympic swimmer Michal Rubacek was suspended by his country’s national swimming federation — a step that will prevent him from competing at the London Games. How long is the term of Rubacek’s suspension?

a. Two years         b. Three years         c. Four years         d. Five years.

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The correct answers are:

1. d. Golf. To learn more, click here.

2. c. Australia. To learn more, click here.

3. a. Two years

How did you do? Be sure to keep up on the latest water-related news, because another installment of “Test Your Knowledge” will be coming in the next WaterShapes EXTRA!

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