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Quiz about Jimmy Superfly Snuka
Quiz about Jimmy Superfly Snuka

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka Trivia Quiz


Jimmy Snuka was a professional wrestler during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. His aerial wrestling style earned him the nickname the "Superfly".

A multiple-choice quiz by workisboring. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
workisboring
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
377,215
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
222
Last 3 plays: Guest 172 (7/10), Guest 136 (6/10), Johnmcmanners (10/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Between 1971 and 1977, Jimmy Snuka wrestled in the National Wrestling Alliance's Pacific Northwest Wrestling promotion. Snuka held the National Wrestling Alliance Pacific Northwest Wrestling Tag Team championship on six occasions with which partner? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. On September 1, 1979, Jimmy Snuka won a tournament to win which singles championship? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. On June 28, 1982, Jimmy Snuka challenged Bob Backlund for the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship in a "steel cage" match. During the match, Jimmy Snuka attempted a "Superfly Splash" from the top of the cage on Bob Backlund. Did Jimmy Snuka connect with the "Superfly Splash" on Bob Backlund?


Question 4 of 10
4. On October 16, 1982 episode of the World Wrestling Entertainment's "All-Star Wrestling" program, Jimmy Snuka and a his manager appeared on a "Buddy Rogers' Corner" segment. Buddy Rogers accused Snuka's manager of contract fraud and stated that the Snuka was free to leave his manager. Jimmy Snuka then fired this manager and became a fan favorite wrestler. Who was this manager fired by Jimmy Snuka? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. In 1983, Jimmy Snuka feuded with Don Muraco over the World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship. On October 17, 1983, Snuka and Muraco had a "steel cage" match for the championship. Snuka lost the match. What did Snuka do to Muraco after the match? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. On the June 9, 1984 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Championship Wrestling", Jimmy Snuka was a guest on a "Piper's Pit" segment. What dastardly act did host Roddy Piper do to Jimmy Snuka? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Who did Jimmy Snuka face at the World Wrestling Entertainment's 1985 "The War to Settle the Score" event? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. On April 25, 1992, Jimmy Snuka became first person to hold which territorial heavyweight championship? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. What year was Jimmy Snuka inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Jimmy Snuka was a surprise entrant in the World Wrestling Entertainment's annual "Royal Rumble" match in which year? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Between 1971 and 1977, Jimmy Snuka wrestled in the National Wrestling Alliance's Pacific Northwest Wrestling promotion. Snuka held the National Wrestling Alliance Pacific Northwest Wrestling Tag Team championship on six occasions with which partner?

Answer: Dutch Savage

Dutch Savage and Jimmy Snuka won the National Wrestling Alliance Pacific Northwest Wrestling Tag Team championship on six occasions between 1973 and 1978. Savage and Snuka had a long feud of the championship with the team of Jesse Ventura and Bull Ramos.

Jimmy Snuka also won the National Wrestling Alliance Pacific Northwest Wrestling Tag Team championship with Frankie Laine in 1971.
2. On September 1, 1979, Jimmy Snuka won a tournament to win which singles championship?

Answer: National Wrestling Allliance United States Championship

Jimmy Snuka defeated Rick Steamboat in a tournament final in Charlotte, North Carolina to win the National Wrestling Allliance United States Championship. Snuka held the championship for over two hundred days. Snuka lost the championship to Ric Flair on April 19, 1980 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
3. On June 28, 1982, Jimmy Snuka challenged Bob Backlund for the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship in a "steel cage" match. During the match, Jimmy Snuka attempted a "Superfly Splash" from the top of the cage on Bob Backlund. Did Jimmy Snuka connect with the "Superfly Splash" on Bob Backlund?

Answer: no

On June 28, 1982, Bob Backlund defeated Jimmy Snuka for for the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship in a "steel cage" match. Bob Backlund escaped the cage for the win after Jimmy Snuka missed a "Superfly Splash" from the top of the cage. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated" magazine rated this match as the "Match of the Year" in 1982.
4. On October 16, 1982 episode of the World Wrestling Entertainment's "All-Star Wrestling" program, Jimmy Snuka and a his manager appeared on a "Buddy Rogers' Corner" segment. Buddy Rogers accused Snuka's manager of contract fraud and stated that the Snuka was free to leave his manager. Jimmy Snuka then fired this manager and became a fan favorite wrestler. Who was this manager fired by Jimmy Snuka?

Answer: "Captain" Lou Albano

On October 16, 1982 episode of the World Wrestling Entertainment's "All-Star Wrestling" program, Jimmy Snuka fired his manager "Captain" Lou Albano during the "Buddy Rogers' Corner" segment. Snuka was then attacked by "Captain" Lou Albano, "Classy" Freddie Blassie and Ray Stevens. Over the next few months, Snuka feuded with Ray Stevens and "Captain" Lou Albano.
5. In 1983, Jimmy Snuka feuded with Don Muraco over the World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship. On October 17, 1983, Snuka and Muraco had a "steel cage" match for the championship. Snuka lost the match. What did Snuka do to Muraco after the match?

Answer: Snuka hit Muraco with a "Superfly Splash" from the top of the cage

After a match for the the World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship, Jimmy Snuka hit a "Superfly Splash" from the top of the cage onto Don Muraco. Future wrestlers the Sandman, Mick Foley, Tommy Dreamer and Bubba Ray Dudley were all in attendance at the event. They cited this match as their inspiration for a pursuing professional wrestling career.
6. On the June 9, 1984 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Championship Wrestling", Jimmy Snuka was a guest on a "Piper's Pit" segment. What dastardly act did host Roddy Piper do to Jimmy Snuka?

Answer: Roddy Piper broke a coconut on the head of Jimmy Snuka

On the June 9, 1984 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Championship Wrestling", Jimmy Snuka was a guest on the "Piper's Pit" segment. During the segment, Roddy Piper tried to make Jimmy Snuka "feel at home". Once Jimmy Snuka accused Roddy Piper of insulting him, Piper smashed a coconut on Snuka's head.

After that, Piper threw Snuka around and shoved a banana down Snuka's throat. Piper left the set through a back door escaping a furious Snuka. Piper and Snuka had a series of matches after the "Piper's Pit" segment.
7. Who did Jimmy Snuka face at the World Wrestling Entertainment's 1985 "The War to Settle the Score" event?

Answer: Bob Orton, Junior

On February 18, 1985, the World Wrestling Entertainment's held an event titled "The War to Settle the Score". Jimmy Snuka defeated Bob Orton, Junior at the event. Bob Orton, Junior injured his arm during the match forcing him to wear a cast for an indefinite amount of time.
8. On April 25, 1992, Jimmy Snuka became first person to hold which territorial heavyweight championship?

Answer: Eastern Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Championship

On April 25, 1992, Jimmy Snuka defeated Salvatore Bellomo in a tournament final to win the Eastern Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Championship. On July 14, 1992, 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.
9. What year was Jimmy Snuka inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame?

Answer: 1996

Don Muraco inducted Jimmy Snuka into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame on November 16, 1996. "Baron" Mikel Scicluna, "Captain" Lou Albano, Johnny Rodz, Killer Kowalski, Pat Patterson and Vince McMahon, Senior were also inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame that night.

Jimmy Snuka competed at the World Wrestling Entertainment's 1996 "Survivor Series" event the night after his World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame induction.
10. Jimmy Snuka was a surprise entrant in the World Wrestling Entertainment's annual "Royal Rumble" match in which year?

Answer: 2008

Jimmy Snuka entered number eighteen in the "Royal Rumble" match at the World Wrestling Entertainment's 2008 "Royal Rumble" event. Snuka had a brief but intense showdown with "Rowdy" Roddy Piper before they both were eliminated from the "Royal Rumble" match by Kane.
Source: Author workisboring

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