In a modern pentathlon, four of the five components are swimming, fencing, shooting, and running. What's the fifth component?
- A. archery
- B. cycling
- C. equestrian jumping
- D. cross country skiing
14% of players knew the correct answer: C., equestrian jumping
In Ancient Olympic Games, the pentathlon included the long jump, javelin throwing, discus throwing, running, and wrestling. However, the modern pentathlon focuses on the skills required by a late 19th century soldier, which involves horses, running, swimming, fencing, and shooting.
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