Ski Jumping Trivia Quiz

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Aa winter sport in which competitors wish to achieve the longest jump after descending from a specially designed ramp is known as Ski jumping. Along with jump length, competitor's style is graded to determine the final score and subsequently, the winner. It later spread through Europe and North America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was ski jumping firstly contested?

    • A.

      Late 19th century

    • B.

      Early 18th century

    • C.

      Early 19th century

    • D.

      Late 17th century 

    Correct Answer
    A. Late 19th century
    Explanation
    Ski jumping was firstly contested in the late 19th century. This means that the sport of ski jumping began to be practiced and competed in during this time period. It is likely that advancements in skiing equipment and techniques during the 19th century allowed for the development of ski jumping as a sport.

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  • 2. 

    In which country was it firstly contested?

    • A.

      Great Britain

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Switzerland

    • D.

      Norway 

    Correct Answer
    D. Norway 
    Explanation
    Norway is the correct answer because it was the first country where the contest in question was held.

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  • 3. 

    The equipment is called what? 

    • A.

      Skiis

    • B.

      Sled

    • C.

      Visor

    • D.

      Skis

    Correct Answer
    D. Skis
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Skis." The equipment used for skiing is called skis, which are long, narrow boards that are attached to the feet. Skis are specifically designed to glide over snow, allowing individuals to slide down slopes and navigate snowy terrain. They are an essential tool for skiing and are used in various forms of the sport, including downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, and ski jumping.

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  • 4. 

    The jumping venue cannot be said to be complete if it doesn't have which of the following? 

    • A.

      Tracks

    • B.

      A landing hill

    • C.

      Labyrinths

    • D.

      Concrete

    Correct Answer
    B. A landing hill
    Explanation
    A landing hill is an essential component of a jumping venue as it provides a safe and controlled area for athletes to land after their jumps. Without a landing hill, the venue would not be considered complete as it would lack the necessary infrastructure for the sport. The landing hill ensures that athletes can land properly and reduces the risk of injuries.

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  • 5. 

    Each jumping is evaluated according to which of the following?

    • A.

      Time of take-off 

    • B.

      Style of landing 

    • C.

      Distance traveled 

    • D.

      Safety measures

    Correct Answer
    C. Distance traveled 
    Explanation
    Each jumping is evaluated according to the distance traveled. This means that the judges assess how far the person jumps from their take-off point to their landing point. The longer the distance, the better the jump is considered. The other options, such as time of take-off, style of landing, and safety measures, may also be important factors in evaluating a jump, but they are not specifically mentioned as the criteria for evaluation in this question.

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  • 6. 

    The k-point refers to what? 

    • A.

      Point of take-off 

    • B.

      Landing point 

    • C.

      Construction point

    • D.

      Target 

    Correct Answer
    C. Construction point
    Explanation
    The k-point refers to the construction point. This is the point where construction work begins or is centered around. It is the starting point or reference point for the construction project.

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  • 7. 

    The k-point serves as what? 

    • A.

      The target to reach 

    • B.

      The boundary lines 

    • C.

      The area of landing 

    • D.

      The area of style performance

    Correct Answer
    A. The target to reach 
    Explanation
    The k-point serves as the target to reach in a performance or competition. It is a specific point or area that participants aim to reach or surpass in order to achieve a certain score or level of success.

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  • 8. 

    What is the maximum score of each judge evaluating the style? 

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      45

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    A. 20
    Explanation
    Each judge evaluating the style can give a maximum score of 20.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is widely used? 

    • A.

      H-style

    • B.

      V-style

    • C.

      Däscher technique 

    • D.

      Windisch technique 

    Correct Answer
    B. V-style
    Explanation
    The V-style is widely used.

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  • 10. 

    The Kongsberger technique was created by who? 

    • A.

      Jacob Tullin Thams and Sigmund Ruud

    • B.

      Harald Pfeffer and Erich Kongsberg

    • C.

      Andreas Boklöv 

    • D.

      Miroslaw Graf

    Correct Answer
    A. Jacob Tullin Thams and Sigmund Ruud
    Explanation
    Jacob Tullin Thams and Sigmund Ruud created the Kongsberger technique.

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