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.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A luge is big enough to contain a maximum of how many lugers?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1

  • 2. 
    Racing sleighs for doubles weigh how much? 
    • A. 

      25-30kg

    • B. 

      30-35kg

    • C. 

      15-25kg

    • D. 

      25-35kg

  • 3. 
    It was first played when?
    • A. 

      1880s

    • B. 

      1860s

    • C. 

      1870s

    • D. 

      1890s

  • 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

  • 5. 
    Which of the following isn't a luge equipment?
    • A. 

      Sled

    • B. 

      Helmet

    • C. 

      Visor

    • D. 

      High-tech sleigh

  • 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

  • 7. 
    The term "luge" was derived from a dialect belonging to which of these?
    • A. 

      Swiss

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Belgian

    • D. 

      English

  • 8. 
    The most successful Olympic luger is who?
    • A. 

      Armin Zöggeler

    • B. 

      Felix Loch

    • C. 

      David Möller

    • D. 

      Georg Hackl

  • 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

  • 10. 
    Which country has the highest number of medals?
    • A. 

      Latvia

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Germany

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