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    Question 1/9

    Native Americans invented this team sport.

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    Native Americans invented this team sport.

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    The American Indian game of lacrosse often involved hundreds of players, and the field could be miles long. Players trained all summer to get ready. They spent from sunrise to sunset running, tumbling, and tossing the ball.

    You don't have to exercise all day, every day. But try to move for 60 minutes a day. Walk the dog for 10 minutes. Shoot hoops for 15. It all adds up and is good for your body and mind.

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    Question 2/9

    Which sport does the lead character of The Hunger Games use to impress the judges?

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    Which sport does the lead character of The Hunger Games use to impress the judges?

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    Katniss shows off her archery skills by shooting an apple in a pig's mouth. Her amazing feat earns her the highest score.

    Fortunately, in real life, being active doesn’t always have to be about competition. Every time you’re active, you win. It's just good for your body to move. The secret is: Find something you like to do -- and do it! There are lots of ways to be active.

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    Question 3/9

    This "playground" game is a varsity sport in New York City schools.

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    This "playground" game is a varsity sport in New York City schools.

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    How fast and fancy can you move between two spinning jump-ropes? In New York City, double Dutch is a varsity sport -- up there with football, basketball, and track. The teams get points for their tricky moves and speed.

    Even if it's not a sport where you live, jumping rope is a great way to move. It's fun, and you can do it just about anywhere. All you need is a jump-rope. Find easy, fun ways to move so you can do it every day.

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    Question 4/9

    Which is NOT an official ballroom dance?

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    Which is NOT an official ballroom dance?

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    When ballroom dancers from around the world compete, they do dances like the fox trot, tango, waltz, Viennese waltz, and quickstep (not dubstep, though). These have fancy steps that have rules and sometimes special music that goes with them.

    Whether you want to take a fun class to learn some new moves or just put on your favorite music and dance around your room -- go for it!

    Dancing is a great way to get your heart pumping. That’s the kind of workout that can help you stay at a healthy weight.

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    Question 5/9

    Tug of war was once an Olympic sport.

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    Tug of war was once an Olympic sport.

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    Although it hasn't been part of the Games for nearly 100 years, tug of war once was an Olympic event. It was a big fan favorite as the crowd cheered on some of the world's strongest athletes.

    Tug of war may not sound like a serious sport, but it's fun. Finding something to do that you think is fun is a good way to stay motivated to move.

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    Question 6/9

    This twist on an old-school playground game now has a national tournament.

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    This twist on an old-school playground game now has a national tournament.

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    Imagine a huge room with trampolines covering the walls and floors. Now, play dodgeball! Some adults and teens play ultimate trampoline dodgeball. It's like the regular game but played bouncing around 10 feet in the air.

    Next time you're bored, don't zone out in front of the TV or a video game. Use your imagination to come up with a new twist on a fun game. Then get moving and try it!

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    Question 7/9

    George Washington built this kind of court at his house in Mount Vernon.

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    George Washington built this kind of court at his house in Mount Vernon.

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    The father of our country might be the father of bocce in America. You play this lawn game by tossing big balls to get them close to a smaller ball. It was big in England and other countries in Europe in the late 1700s, and Washington supposedly built a bocce court at his home in Virginia.

    Bocce is a great family game. Skip dessert and grab your family to head outside for a game after dinner. Offer up this challenge: Winner doesn't have to do the dishes!

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    Question 8/9

    How old was the oldest person to run a marathon?

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    How old was the oldest person to run a marathon?

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    Fauja Singh of India is the oldest person to finish a marathon. He didn't start running until he was 89. But he ran nine marathons -- finishing his last one when he was 100.

    Although he says he's run his last race, he plans on walking and jogging to stay fit.

    Have you always wanted to try swimming or skateboarding? It's never too late to try a fun new way to move. Ask a friend to try, too. You'll help keep each other motivated to keep going.

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    Question 9/9

    In a twist on fencing, teams in one sports league "duel" with these:

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    In a twist on fencing, teams in one sports league "duel" with these:

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    Who said you need fancy equipment and uniforms to have fun and get moving? Members of the Cardboard Tube Fighting League get together and joust using paper tubes. There's lots of running around and flailing arms. The last one with an unbroken tube wins.

    Remember, you don't have to join a traditional sports team to move and have fun. Get your friends together and be silly. Make up your own sport!

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    Awesome! You know a lot about some pretty weird sports. Now make sure you're just as smart about getting up and moving. Try to move 60 minutes every day -- and have fun!

    Good work! You know a lot of weird sports trivia. Are you as smart about keeping yourself moving? You don't have to do freaky sports. Just do something fun that keeps your body and mind healthy.

    Uh-oh. You need some work on your weird-sports knowledge. Just make sure you're smart about keeping yourself active. Think of a fun way to move -- and move every day for 60 minutes. Your body and mind will thank you!

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