How Much Do You Know About Muhammad Ali?

Muhammad Ali had one of the most legendary and talked about careers in sports history. How much do you know about this sports icon? Take our quiz to find out!
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What was Ali's birth name?
Cassius Clay
Apollo Creed
Dwayne Johnson
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When was Ali born?
1935
1942
1950
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In what state was he born?
Kentucky
Oklahoma
New York
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Ali won the Light Heavyweight gold medal in the _______ Summer Olympics.
1968
1956
1960
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Who did Ali win the WBC and WBA heavyweight championships from in 1964?
Sonny Liston
George Foreman
Joe Frazier
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Why did Ali change his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali?
There was another fighter with a similar name at the time.
He said Cassius Clay was his "slave name."
He did not get along with his father and didn't want his name.
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What band did Ali famously meet and take a well-circulated photo with?
The Beatles
Led Zeppelin
AC/DC
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Why was Ali stripped of his boxing titles in 1966?
He assaulted a police officer during a rights rally.
He was found guilty of driving under the influence.
He refused to enlist in the military for Vietnam.
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Which of the following was a nickname of Ali?
The Greatest
The Prince of Queens
Pretty Boy
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Who did Ali face in the "Thrilla in Manila?"
Leon Spinks
Joe Frazier
George Foreman
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What was Ali's record upon retirement?
56-5
31-10
40-2
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Where was Ali's final fight held?
Bahamas
Brazil
Phillipines
Result
Well...you're certainly no champion when it comes to Muhammad Ali trivia. Don't beat yourself up too much though! As long as he lives on in our memories in some capacity, his influence and impact will never be forgotten.

C+, No Champ

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While you may not be the champ when it comes to Muhammad Ali trivia, you could certainly give the champ a run for their money! It's unlikely that we'll ever see an athlete of Ali's exact caliber again, so it's important we have people like you who can carry on his memory!

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You're the real champion when it comes to trivia about "The Greatest" Muhammad Ali! It's likely that we'll never see another athlete of his caliber, and following his tragic death this year, it's important to remember all the entertaining times he gave us! Your knowledge proves you understand that!

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1
What was Ali's birth name?
Cassius Clay
Apollo Creed
Dwayne Johnson
2
When was Ali born?
1935
1942
1950
3
In what state was he born?
Kentucky
Oklahoma
New York
4
Ali won the Light Heavyweight gold medal in the _______ Summer Olympics.
1968
1956
1960
5
Who did Ali win the WBC and WBA heavyweight championships from in 1964?
Sonny Liston
George Foreman
Joe Frazier
6
Why did Ali change his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali?
There was another fighter with a similar name at the time.
He said Cassius Clay was his "slave name."
He did not get along with his father and didn't want his name.
7
What band did Ali famously meet and take a well-circulated photo with?
The Beatles
Led Zeppelin
AC/DC
8
Why was Ali stripped of his boxing titles in 1966?
He assaulted a police officer during a rights rally.
He was found guilty of driving under the influence.
He refused to enlist in the military for Vietnam.
9
Which of the following was a nickname of Ali?
The Greatest
The Prince of Queens
Pretty Boy
10
Who did Ali face in the "Thrilla in Manila?"
Leon Spinks
Joe Frazier
George Foreman
11
What was Ali's record upon retirement?
56-5
31-10
40-2
12
Where was Ali's final fight held?
Bahamas
Brazil
Phillipines