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1. Mark Calaway, the man behind The Undertaker, began his wrestling career in the 1980's and joined the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) in 1990. Though his official debut occurred in an episode of "WWF Superstars", which of these Pay-Per-Views, known for its signature elimination matches, saw both the Pay-Per-View debut of The Undertaker on November 1990 and his official wrestling retirement from WWE in 2020?
2. The mysterious gimmick of The Undertaker was one of the most famous in the history of the WWE. Often associated with this character is the manager who would accompany Calaway to the ring during a good part of his career. Known for carrying an urn with ashes to the ring and being involved with several storylines about Undertaker's family, which of these wrestling personalities was also known as Percival Pringle III?
3. The Undertaker's WWE career was marked by two main personas. While one was the supernatural and somber "Lord of the Darkness" theme (first used in his early years and then reimagined as "The Deadman"), the other stemmed from a real-life passion of Mark Calaway. From 2000 to 2004, The Undertaker entered the ring wearing black clothes, sunglasses, and bandannas, riding which of these vehicles known to be collected by Mark Calaway?
4. The Undertaker had many rivalries throughout his career, but perhaps one of the most notable was with his "half-brother" Kane, who he faced in two separate editions of "WrestleMania". However, the two also often teamed up and became a notorious wrestling tag team, even winning several tag team championships. Which of these teams was formed by The Undertaker and Kane?
5. The Undertaker won a variety of titles during his wrestling career, but perhaps surprisingly, he didn't capture the coveted World Heavyweight Championship until 2007. Which of these opponents, who later pursued both an acting and mixed martial arts career, did 'Taker defeat at "WrestleMania 23" after winning that year's "Royal Rumble"?
6. The Undertaker and Edge staged a great rivalry spanning several years. It began in an episode of "Smackdown", when "The Ultimate Opportunist" cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase on a weakened Undertaker and claimed the World Heavyweight Championship. At "WrestleMania XXIV", The Undertaker won back the title by using a submission maneuver on Edge, this being the first time the former won a "WrestleMania" match by submission.
What was the name of this novel submission hold, also known as the "gogoplata", that The Undertaker began using in 2008?
7. The Undertaker was rarely involved in romantic angles during his WWE career. In real life, however, he has had several relationships. He was married to Jodi Lynn for 10 years, and after their divorce, he married Sara Frank, from whom he also divorced in 2007. Which of these WWE divas, who was a two-time Women's Champion and a two-time Divas Champion, married Mark Calaway in 2010?
8. Only two legendary wrestlers faced The Undertaker twice in a row during his "WrestleMania" streak: Shawn Michaels and Triple H. The Undertaker won the four matches, all of which were memorable fan-favorites. Which of these extreme match stipulations was in place for both the "WrestleMania XXVI" bout against Shawn Michaels and the subsequent "WrestleMania XXVII" match against Triple H?
9. Ring announcers stated that The Undertaker hailed from Death Valley when he entered the ring throughout his career. In real-life, Mark Calaway was born in one of the most populous cities in the United States. In which Texan city, named after a General called Sam, was Calaway born?
10. One of The Undertaker's most famous accomplishments in his time with WWE was "The Streak", a string of undefeated victories in all of the "WrestleMania" matches where Calaway participated. After 21 wins, Undertaker finally lost his streak in "WrestleMania 29", shocking the fans watching at the arena and from home. Which of these wrestlers, managed by Paul Heyman, cemented his place in history by becoming the first to beat The Undertaker in a "WrestleMania" match?
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