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Quiz about Hes Magnificent Hes the Rock Hes Don Muraco
Quiz about Hes Magnificent Hes the Rock Hes Don Muraco

He's Magnificent, He's the Rock, He's Don Muraco Quiz


During his professional wrestling career, this star went by the nicknames "Magnificent" and "the Rock". This wrestler's name is Don Muraco. This quiz is about the professional wrestler Don Muraco.

A multiple-choice quiz by workisboring. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
workisboring
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
370,588
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
218
Last 3 plays: Guest 172 (4/10), Guest 136 (8/10), Johnmcmanners (10/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. In 1974, the Don Muraco began wrestling in the National Wrestling Alliance Championship Wrestling from Florida promotion. On May 28, 1974, Muraco challenged Jack Brisco for the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Championship. What feat did Muraco accomplish during this match? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. On June 20, 1981, the Magnificent Muraco won the World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship from which wrestler? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Managed by "Captain" Lou Albano, the Magnificent Muraco defended his World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship against one of Albano's former protégés on October 17, 1983 in a "steel cage" match. Muraco retained the championship that match but was a victim of the protégé's finisher from the top of the cage after the match. Who did Muraco face that night? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. During the early 1980s, the Magnificent Muraco behaved arrogantly during his matches. What arrogant act did NOT the Magnificent Muraco before or during his matches? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. In 1985, the Magnificent Muraco became the first wrestler in World Wrestling Entertainment history to accomplish which feat? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. In 1985, the Magnificent Muraco and Mister Fuji did several skits on World Wrestling Entertainment's "Tuesday Night Titans" program which parodied television shows. What were the name of these skits? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. On the March 1, 1986 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Saturday Night's Main Event", the Magnificent Muraco challenged Hulk Hogan for the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship. Hulk Hogan won the match by disqualification after which wrestler interfered? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. On the November 14, 1987 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Superstars of Wrestling", the trio of Butch Reed, One Man Gang and Slick attacked a veteran wrestler. The Magnificent Muraco came to the ring to save the veteran wrestler. The veteran wrestler became Muraco's manager. Who was this veteran wrestler? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. On October 24, 1992, Don Muraco became third person to hold which territorial heavyweight championship? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Was Don Muraco inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame?



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In 1974, the Don Muraco began wrestling in the National Wrestling Alliance Championship Wrestling from Florida promotion. On May 28, 1974, Muraco challenged Jack Brisco for the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Championship. What feat did Muraco accomplish during this match?

Answer: Muraco reversed Brisco's figure four leglock finisher

On May 28, 1974, Muraco reversed Jack Brisco's finisher, the figure four leglock, in a match for the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Championship. Even though Muraco lost the match by disqualification, this feat made him a star.
2. On June 20, 1981, the Magnificent Muraco won the World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship from which wrestler?

Answer: Pedro Morales

Under the guidance of manager the Grand Wizard, the Magnificent Muraco captured the World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship on June 20, 1981 from Pedro Morales. Muraco used a foreign object to knock out Morales during the match.

Muraco lost the title back to Morales on November 23, 1981 in a "Texas Death" match. On January 22, 1983, Muraco regained the title from Morales.
3. Managed by "Captain" Lou Albano, the Magnificent Muraco defended his World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship against one of Albano's former protégés on October 17, 1983 in a "steel cage" match. Muraco retained the championship that match but was a victim of the protégé's finisher from the top of the cage after the match. Who did Muraco face that night?

Answer: Jimmy Snuka

In 1983, the Magnificent Muraco feuded with "Captain" Lou Albano's former protégé, Jimmy Snuka. The feud culminated on October 17, 1983 in a steel cage match at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Snuka lost the match, but dragged Muraco back into the ring after the match and hit the "Superfly Splash" finisher on Muraco from the top of the fifteen foot high steel cage.
4. During the early 1980s, the Magnificent Muraco behaved arrogantly during his matches. What arrogant act did NOT the Magnificent Muraco before or during his matches?

Answer: Gave his defeated opponent a haircut

During his matches, the Magnificent Muraco portrayed an arrogant villain who angrily demanded respect from the fans. Even though he never cut the hair of his defeated opponent, the Magnificent Muraco engaged in disrespectful behavior himself during his matches. Sometimes he brought a submarine sandwich to the ring and ate it as he dominated his opponent. On other occasions, he would begin his matches by dedicating his finishing move, the piledriver, to either the heel commentator calling the match or whomever he was feuding with at the time. Because of his arrogant behavior, the audiences regularly mocked Muraco and his Hawaiian origins with "beach bum" chants.
5. In 1985, the Magnificent Muraco became the first wrestler in World Wrestling Entertainment history to accomplish which feat?

Answer: Win a "King of the Ring" tournament

On July 8, 1985 in Foxborough, Massachusetts, the Magnificent Muraco defeated the Iron Sheik via pinfall to win the first World Wrestling Entertainment's "King of the Ring" tournament. The Magnificent Muraco also defeated the Junkyard Dog, Les Thornton and Pedro Morales via pinfall during the tournament.
6. In 1985, the Magnificent Muraco and Mister Fuji did several skits on World Wrestling Entertainment's "Tuesday Night Titans" program which parodied television shows. What were the name of these skits?

Answer: "Fuji General", "Fuji Vice" and "The Fuji Bandito"

In 1985 on World Wrestling Entertainment's "Tuesday Night Titans" program, Mister Fuji and the Magnificent Muraco debuted a skit called "Fuji Vice". "Fuji Vice" was a series of skits parodying the NBC television show "Miami Vice". Mister Fuji and the Magnificent Muraco did a series of skits called "Fuji General" which was a parody of the ABC television show "General Hospital". "The Fuji Bandito" was a skit by Mister Fuji and the Magnificent Muraco which parodied Western television programs.
7. On the March 1, 1986 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Saturday Night's Main Event", the Magnificent Muraco challenged Hulk Hogan for the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship. Hulk Hogan won the match by disqualification after which wrestler interfered?

Answer: King Kong Bundy

King Kong Bundy interfered in a match on the March 1, 1986 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Saturday Night's Main Event" between the Magnificent Muraco and Hulk Hogan. Bundy's interference caused a disqualification win for Hogan. This interference revealed a setup orchestrated by Muraco, Bundy and Bobby Heenan to injure Hogan. Muraco held Hogan chest first into the corner of the ring while King Kong Bundy delivered an "Avalanche Splash" to the prone Hogan. Hogan's ribs were broken.

On April 7, 1986 at the World Wrestling Entertainment's "WrestleMania II" event, King Kong Bundy faced the injured Hulk Hogan while Paul Orndorff faced the Magnificent Muraco.
8. On the November 14, 1987 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Superstars of Wrestling", the trio of Butch Reed, One Man Gang and Slick attacked a veteran wrestler. The Magnificent Muraco came to the ring to save the veteran wrestler. The veteran wrestler became Muraco's manager. Who was this veteran wrestler?

Answer: "Superstar" Billy Graham

"Superstar" Billy Graham was retired him from professional wrestling from an attack by Butch Reed, One Man Gang and Slick. During this attack, which aired on the November 14, 1987 episode of of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Superstars of Wrestling", the Magnificent Muraco came to Graham's aid. Graham subsequently became Muraco's manager after this incident. Don Muraco became a babyface wrestler and changed his name from the Magnificent Muraco to Don "the Rock" Muraco.
9. On October 24, 1992, Don Muraco became third person to hold which territorial heavyweight championship?

Answer: Eastern Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Championship

On October 24, 1992, Don Muraco defeated Jimmy Snuka to win the the Eastern Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Championship. On April 3, 1993, Muraco won the Eastern Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Championship for a second time. In 1994, the championship was renamed as the Extreme Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Championship.
10. Was Don Muraco inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame?

Answer: yes

On March 14, 2004, Don Muraco was inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame. Muraco was inducted by Mick Foley. On March 31, 2007, Muraco inducted his former manager, Mr. Fuji, into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame.
Source: Author workisboring

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