Wrestling is an ancient sport with many legitimate and honorable modern incarnations: Think Greco-Roman Olympic bouts and tradition-filled sumo wrestling matches. But let's face it -- the variation that brings the crowds and the big bucks is professional wrestling. We'll start off with some legit wrestling questions and then move into the world of WrestleMania, Hulk Hogan, piledrivers and steel-cage brawls.
Question 1 of 20
What are the two main forms of amateur wrestling?
Question 2 of 20
When did women's freestyle wrestling become an Olympic event?
Question 3 of 20
What do sumo wrestlers use to purify the ring before a bout?
Question 4 of 20
How does a sumo bout start?
Question 5 of 20
How does one win a sumo wrestling match?
Question 6 of 20
Which wrestler in the 1940s was the first to really promote himself as a character?
Question 7 of 20
Which famous pro wrestler refused a spot in the Wrestling Hall of Fame because he didn't like the direction pro wrestling had taken?
Question 8 of 20
What does 'breaking kayfabe' mean?
Question 9 of 20
What's a 'smark'?
Question 10 of 20
What's the difference between a 'face' and a 'heel'?
Question 11 of 20
Do wrestlers ever switch from heel to face?
Question 12 of 20
About how long is the standard pro-wrestling match?
Question 13 of 20
Which of these is NOT an example of a pro-wrestling move?
Question 14 of 20
What's the annual WWE event in which a whole group of wrestlers is dropped into the ring?
Question 15 of 20
What's the worst thing that could happen to a pro wrestler?
Question 16 of 20
Which wrestler was once temporarily paralyzed after a botched piledriver?
Question 17 of 20
In 2001, this performer severely broke his leg in a high-flying leap.
Question 18 of 20
Many consider WrestleMania III the peak of '80s wrestling fever -- it was the highest-attended professional sports event in the world. Where was it?
Question 19 of 20
The main event in WrestleMania III was between these two bitter rivals.
Question 20 of 20