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Volleyball is another sport invented in America. In fact, the inventor of volleyball, who called it "Mintonette" at first, lived just ten miles away from the man who invented Basketball. Volleyball took to the court for the first time in 1895, three years after basketball had its first game.

  1. 1. When was volleyball played for the first time?
    1. a. 1739
    2. b. 1895
    3. c. 1983
  2. 2. What was volleyball called at first?
    1. a. Marionette
    2. b. Netball
    3. c. Mintonette
  3. 3. Where was volleyball invented?
    1. a. Hawaii
    2. b. America
    3. c. Canada