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Sumo

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Sumo wrestlers, or rikishi, live one of the most controlled lives in the world. They live together, work together and sleep together in large dormitories. From their dress right down to ritual dances, rikishi are controlled by ancient Japanese traditions. Their famous bulk also means that rikishi have their life expectancy cut by almost ten years.

  1. 1. How many years is a rikishi's life expectancy cut?
    1. a. 10 years
    2. b. 20 years
    3. c. 5 years
  2. 2. Where do rikishi live?
    1. a. Dormitories
    2. b. Hotels
    3. c. Apartments
  3. 3. What is another word for sumo wrestler?
    1. a. Hiroki
    2. b. Bonzai
    3. c. Rikishi