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Test Your Knowledge #33

Test Your Knowledge logoGovernment Again Postpones Deadline
For New Pool-Accessibility Standards  

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


1. The U.S. Justice Department announced it is postponing the deadline for implementing controversial new pool-accessibility standards, which are designed to help the disabled more easily use public swimming facilities. (This is the second postponement by the government.) The most recent deadline was to have been May 21, 2012; what is the new date?

          a. Dec. 31, 2012         b. Jan 31, 2013         c. March 31, 2013         d. May 31, 2013

2. Renowned college swimming coach “Skip” Kenney is retiring after 33 years heading up the swim program at a major California university. Which institution of higher learning benefitted from Kenney’s exceptional coaching abilities over the past three decades?

          a. UCLA                      b. Stanford                c. UC Berkeley              d. USC

3. Organizers have announced that the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships will be held in what country?

          a. USA                         b. Canada                 c. Brazil                        d. Australia

To find out how many you got right, see below.




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The correct answers are:

1.  b. Jan. 31, 2013.  To learn more, click here.
2.  b. Stanford.  To learn more, click here.
3.  d. Australia.  To learn more, click here.

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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