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The purpose of competitive wrestling, which comes to us from the ancient Greeks, is to display athletic skill and pin your partner down on the mat. If you sit down to watch serious Olympic wresting on TV, you probably won't see any of the antics of the WWE.

  1. 1. What is a very different style of wrestling from Olympic wrestling?
    1. a. Backyard wrestling
    2. b. High school wrestling
    3. c. WWE
  2. 2. What do you pin your partner to?
    1. a. A bar
    2. b. A wall
    3. c. The mat
  3. 3. Where does wrestling come from?
    1. a. The Greeks
    2. b. The Romans
    3. c. The Egyptians