# How Much Do You Know About Luge?

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A luge​​​​ is a small sled on which one sled supines (face up) and feet-first. A luger steers by using his or her calf muscles to flex the sled's runners or by exerting opposite shoulder pressure to the seat. The term "luge" dates back to 1905.

• 1.

### A luge is big enough to contain a maximum of how many lugers?

• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

4

• D.

1

A. 2
Explanation
A luge is a small, narrow sled that is designed for one or two people. Therefore, the correct answer is 2, as it can contain a maximum of two lugers.

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• 2.

### Racing sleighs for doubles weigh how much?

• A.

25-30kg

• B.

30-35kg

• C.

15-25kg

• D.

25-35kg

A. 25-30kg
Explanation
The correct answer is 25-30kg. This suggests that racing sleighs for doubles typically weigh between 25 and 30 kilograms.

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• 3.

### It was first played when?

• A.

1880s

• B.

1860s

• C.

1870s

• D.

1890s

C. 1870s
Explanation
The correct answer is 1870s. This suggests that the game mentioned in the question was first played in the 1870s.

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• 4.

### Are the genders allowed to be mixed?

• A.

Only when it's stated

• B.

Only in individual competitions

• C.

No

• D.

Usually in separate competitions

D. Usually in separate competitions
Explanation
In most cases, genders are allowed to be mixed in separate competitions. This means that there are separate competitions for males and females, but there may also be some competitions where both genders can participate together. However, this is not a strict rule and may vary depending on the specific event or sport.

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• 5.

### Which of the following isn't a luge equipment?

• A.

Sled

• B.

Helmet

• C.

Visor

• D.

High-tech sleigh

D. High-tech sleigh
Explanation
A high-tech sleigh is not a luge equipment because luge is a winter sport that involves sliding down an icy track on a small sled or sled-like vehicle. The equipment used in luge typically includes a sled, helmet, and visor for safety and protection. A high-tech sleigh, on the other hand, implies a more advanced and sophisticated type of sled that is not commonly used in luge.

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• 6.

### Prior to 2010 Winter Olympics, Austrian Manuel Pfister reached which of the following speeds?

• A.

140km/h

• B.

145km/h

• C.

150km/h

• D.

154km/h

D. 154km/h
Explanation
Manuel Pfister reached a speed of 154km/h prior to the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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• 7.

### The term "luge" was derived from a dialect belonging to which of these?

• A.

Swiss

• B.

French

• C.

Belgian

• D.

English

A. Swiss
Explanation
The term "luge" was derived from a dialect belonging to Swiss.

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• 8.

### The most successful Olympic luger is who?

• A.

Armin Zöggeler

• B.

Felix Loch

• C.

David Möller

• D.

Georg Hackl

D. Georg Hackl
Explanation
Georg Hackl is considered the most successful Olympic luger because he has won a total of three gold medals, two silver medals, and one bronze medal in the Olympic Games. He achieved this success over the course of five consecutive Olympic Games, from 1988 to 2006. Hackl's consistent performance and medal tally make him the most accomplished luger in Olympic history.

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• 9.

### Which of the following is the only one to have won one medal in six consecutive competitions?

• A.

Armin Zöggeler

• B.

Felix Loch

• C.

David Möller

• D.

Georg Hackl

A. Armin Zöggeler
Explanation
Armin Zöggeler is the only one to have won one medal in six consecutive competitions. This means that in six consecutive competitions, Armin Zöggeler has consistently achieved a medal, while the other options may have won medals in some competitions but not in all six.

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• 10.

• A.

Latvia

• B.

Russia

• C.

Italy

• D.

Germany