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Green Reading 101 Quiz

15 Questions
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This quiz tests your basic green reading knowledge.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which factors have the biggest influence on break, list in order:
    • A. 1
    • A.
    • B. 2
    • B.
    • C. 3
    • C.
    • D. 4
    • D.
    • E. 5
    • E.
    • F. 6
    • F.
  • 2. 
    If you didnt know the true direction of the slope, what would the efftect(s) be? (Can choose more than one)
    • A. 

      Speed could be wrong

    • B. 

      Break direction could be wrong

    • C. 

      Break amount could be wrong

  • 3. 
    What is the maximum slope a pin should be placed on?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      2%

    • C. 

      3%

    • D. 

      4%

    • E. 

      5%

    • F. 

      6%

  • 4. 
    How much does the break increase when you increase the length of the putt from 5 feet to 10 feet?
    • A. 

      Less than double the amount

    • B. 

      Double the amount

    • C. 

      Triple the amount

  • 5. 
    The stimp is faster on downhill putts:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The first part of a long putt can be ignored because the ball is moving so fast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    It is a good rule of thumb that putts always break towards water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Grain grows towards the setting sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Plumb-bobbing tells you how much the putt breaks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How long does a 20 foot straight downhill putt take on a steep (4%) slope at stimp 10?
    • A. 

      3 seconds

    • B. 

      4 seconds

    • C. 

      5 seconds

    • D. 

      6 seconds

    • E. 

      7 seconds

  • 11. 
    Putts never break uphill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    At what grade will the ball roll away, or accelerate, at a stimp of 10?
    • A. 

      6%

    • B. 

      7%

    • C. 

      8%

    • D. 

      9%

    • E. 

      10%

  • 13. 
    A long putt will always break more than a short putt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You can take all the break out of a short putt by hitting it harder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is the effective width of the hole at a capture speed of 2 feet past the hole?
    • A. 

      1 inch

    • B. 

      2 inches

    • C. 

      3 inches

    • D. 

      4 inches

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