WONDER #561: Who Invented the High Five?

Question 1 of 3

The Oxford English Dictionary began including the term “high five” as a noun in what year?

  1. 2010
  2. 1999
  3. 1870
  4. 1980

Question 2 of 3

Many people believe the first high five took place in October 1977 between Glenn Burke and Dusty Baker who were playing which sport?

  1. baseball
  2. basketball
  3. football
  4. soccer

Question 3 of 3

Others believe the high five began during the 1978-79 Louisville Cardinals season of which sport?

  1. baseball
  2. basketball
  3. football
  4. soccer

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