How Much Do You Know About Rowing? Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Rowing? Quiz

It is common knowledge that rowing possibly started in ancient Egypt. Today, this sport is one of the disciplines that you can watch during the Olympics. It is impressive because those involved in this sport get to showcase how strong they are using their arms. So, how much do you know about rowing? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How are the boats used for this sport called?
    • A. 

      Canoe

    • B. 

      Ships

    • C. 

      A shell

    • D. 

      Drakars

  • 2. 
    When was this sport revived?
    • A. 

      1715

    • B. 

      1750

    • C. 

      1775

    • D. 

      1805

  • 3. 
    Where can one practice this sport?
    • A. 

      Indoors

    • B. 

      In the swimming pool

    • C. 

      On rivers

    • D. 

      In the open sea

  • 4. 
    What's the maximum team members allowed in rowing?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      15

  • 5. 
    What's the minimum number of people allowed in rowing?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 6. 
    In what year was this discipline introduced in the Olympics?
    • A. 

      1989

    • B. 

      1900

    • C. 

      2005

    • D. 

      2010

  • 7. 
    What sport doesn't involve using your arms to move a boat?
    • A. 

      Swimming

    • B. 

      Rowing

    • C. 

      Kayaking

    • D. 

      Canoing

  • 8. 
    When do headraces normally take place?
    • A. 

      From Autumn to early Spring

    • B. 

      From March to April

    • C. 

      From May to August

    • D. 

      From January to March

  • 9. 
    Who created the head of the River face?
    • A. 

      Steve Fairbairn

    • B. 

      Chris Fairbairn

    • C. 

      Tom Fairbairn

    • D. 

      Tom Shephard

  • 10. 
    What type of sport is rowing?
    • A. 

      Water sport

    • B. 

      Indoor

    • C. 

      River sport

    • D. 

      Endurance