The 'Simone Biles vs. Mr. T dance-off you didn't know you wanted until now' quiz


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The 24th season (seriously) of 'Dancing With The Stars' kicks off next month, and while the entire cast hasn't been named yet, the early hands-on favorite has to be four-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Simone Biles. Either her — or Mr. T. 

Yes, the 64-year-old star of 'The A-Team' will also be a contestant on the upcoming season, and while on the surface it may seem like he doesn't have much of a shot, his chances of winning can't far behind Biles' chances. To wit:

1) Simone Biles is an American hero, a dedicated patriot with a flair for the gold. Ok, well, ditto for Mr. T.  

2) Biles' accomplishments landed her on the Special K cereal box. Mr. T had his own cereal

3) Biles was the breakout star of the 2016 Rio games, with many considering her the greatest all-around gymnast in Olympic history. In the '80s, Mr. T once hung around some kids who showed him how to break dance. Let's call this one a draw. 

4) Biles played a major role in the best picture of 2017. Oh no, not 'Moonlight', I meant this picture. Admittedly, Mr. T can't compete with that. They'll just have to settle this out on the dance floor. 

And that brings us to today's quiz. Through the first 23 seasons of 'Dancing With The Stars', there have been an astounding 56 athletes who have competed on the show (four appeared in two different seasons, for 60 answers total). How many of them can you name? Ten minutes are on the clock. Good luck!

HINT: An asterisk (*) means the athlete won the competition that season.

We also excluded sports media people from this quiz. Apologies to Kenny Maybe and Erin Andrews. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was left off as well. 

Quiz: Name the athletes who have competed on 'Dancing With The Stars'  

Score:
0/60
Time:
10:00
Season 1: Boxing
Evander Holyfield
Season 2: WWE
Stacy Kiebler
Season 2: NFL
Jerry Rice
Season 3: NFL*
Emmitt Smith
Season 4: NBA
Clyde Drexler
Season 4: Boxing
Laila Ali
Season 4: Olympics*
Apolo Anton Ohno
Season 5: Boxing
Floyd Mayweather
Season 5: Racing*
Hélio Castroneves
Season 6: Tennis
Monica Seles
Season 6: NFL
Jason Taylor
Season 6: Olympics*
Kristi Yamaguchi
Season 7: Olympics
Misty May-Treanor
Season 7: Olympics
Maurice Greene
Season 7: NFL
Warren Sapp
Season 8: NFL
Lawrence Taylor
Season 8: Olympics*
Shawn Johnson
Season 9: MMA
Chuck Liddell
Season 9: Olympics
Natalie Coughlin
Season 9: Olympics
Louie Vito
Season 9: NFL
Michael Irvin
Season 10: NFL
Chad Ochocinco
Season 10: Olympics
Evan Lysacek
Season 11: NBA
Rick Fox
Season 11: NFL
Kurt Warner
Season 12: Boxing
Sugar Ray Leonard
Season 12: WWE
Chris Jericho
Season 12: NFL*
Hines Ward
Season 13: NBA
Metta World Peace
Season 13: Soccer
Hope Solo
Season 14: Tennis
Martina Navratilova
Season 14: NFL*
Donald Driver
Season 15: Racing
Hélio Castroneves
Season 15: Olympics
Apolo Anton Ohno
Season 15: NFL
Emmitt Smith
Season 15: Olympics
Shawn Johnson
Season 16: Olympics
Dorothy Hamill
Season 16: Boxing
Victor Ortiz
Season 16: Olympics
Aly Raisman
Season 16: NFL
Jacoby Jones
Season 17: NFL
Keyshawn Johnson
Season 18: Swimming
Diana Nyad
Season 18: NHL
Sean Avery
Season 18: Olympics
Charlie White
Season 18: Paralympics
Amy Purdy
Season 18: Olympics*
Meryl Davis
Season 19: Olympics
Lolo Jones
Season 19: MMA
Randy Couture
Season 19: NASCAR
Michael Waltrip
Season 20: NFL
Michael Sam
Season 20: Olympics
Nastia Liukin
Season 21: Jockey
Victor Espinoza
Season 22: NFL
Doug Flutie
Season 22: NFL
Von Miller
Season 22: NFL
Antonio Brown
Season 22: MMA
Paige VanZant
Season 23: Olympics
Ryan Lochte
Season 23: NFL
Calvin Johnson
Season 23: Racing
James Hinchcliffe
Season 23: Olympics*
Laurie Hernandez
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