Track and Field
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Some examples of track and field events are relays, sprints, long-distance running, shot put, discus and various jumping events like the high jump and the pole vault. Most of these sports come to us from the athletic tradition of the ancient Greeks.
1. Where do most Track and Field events come from?
- a. Romans
- b. The French
- c. The ancient Greeks
2. What is another kind of Track and Field event?
- a. Discus
- b. Gymnastics
- c. Bungee jumping
3. What's a type of track and field event?
- a. Swimming
- b. Horse vaulting
- c. Sprints