Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. How much you know about a boxing master named Ali?
Ali was named after which kind of person?
- an African president
- an American abolitionist
- a French priest
Ali frequently called himself what?
- a monster
- the greatest
What year was Ali born?
How many wins did Ali have as an amateur boxer?
In school, which grade did Ali have to repeat due to poor performance?
- fifth grade
- 10th grade
- 12th grade
What were the odds against Ali when he stepped into the ring with Sonny Liston in February 1964?
In what year did Ali win a gold medal at the Olympics?
In order to win a gold medal, Ali beat a boxer from which country?
Of his first 19 professional bouts, how many did Ali win by knockout?
In 2009, to see the homeland of his grandfather, Ali visited which country?
- Burkina Faso
Ali lit the cauldron to signal the beginning of which Olympic Games?
- 1994 Winter Games
- 1996 Summer Games
- 2000 Summer Games
As a child, why did Ali first take up boxing?
- Someone stole his bike.
- He had an abusive stepfather.
- A neighbor wanted to harness his volatile temper.
What disease did Ali develop late in his life?
Ali met with which leader in order to secure the release of American hostages?
- Moammar Gadhafi
- Ayatollah Khomeini
- Saddam Hussein
After he was drafted, why did Ali refuse to serve in the Vietnam War?
- He was scared to die.
- He said it was against his religious beliefs.
- He had a heart condition.
After joining the Nation of Islam, what was Ali's name?
- Cassius X
- Cassius Y
- Cassius Z
What was Ali's punishment for refusing to serve in the Vietnam War?
- two-year prison sentence
- five years probation
- banned from boxing
What career did Ali take up during his boxing ban?
In 1978, which boxer beat Ali and took away his heavyweight title?
- Leo Randolph
- Leon Spinks
- Sugar Ray Leonard
How long did it take for Ali to retake the championship from Spinks?
- seven months
- a year
- two years
In which country did the "Rumble in the Jungle" take place?
- Zaire (Congo)
The New York Times predicted that Foreman would beat Ali in how many rounds?
How many rounds did it take Ali to beat Foreman in the "Rumble in the Jungle"?
- three rounds
- five rounds
- eight rounds
How many times did Ali fight Joe Frazier?
In total, how many times were both Ali and Frazier knocked down during their three bouts?
- four times
- seven times
How many rounds was the "Thrilla in Manila"?
How did Foreman feel about Ali after losing to him in Congo?
- He never spoke to Ali again.
- He hated Ali.
- He tried to kill Ali.
Who broke Ali's jaw during a fight?
- Ken Norton
- Joe Frazier
- Sonny Liston
In what year did Ali finally (permanently) retire?
Ali received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from which president?
- George W. Bush
- Bill Clinton
- Barack Obama