Rowing Trivia Quiz

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Rowing Trivia Quiz

It is called the crew in the USA, but it is said to have its origins in ancient Egypt. The sport consisted of propelling a boat on water using oars. What do you know about rowing? Take our quiz and see if you can complete it with success.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What equipment is used for this sport?
    • A. 

      Racing shell and oars

    • B. 

      Paddles

    • C. 

      Boats

    • D. 

      Arms

  • 2. 
    When was the first modern-day rowing competition?
    • A. 

      1750

    • B. 

      1720

    • C. 

      1715

    • D. 

      1700

  • 3. 
    When did the discipline get introduced in the Olympics?
    • A. 

      In 1850

    • B. 

      In 1870

    • C. 

      In 1900

    • D. 

      In 1906

  • 4. 
    Where is this sport normally practiced?
    • A. 

      Rivers

    • B. 

      Lakes

    • C. 

      On Rivers, artificial lakes, canals and oceans

    • D. 

      Oceans

  • 5. 
    What type of sport is it?
    • A. 

      Field sport

    • B. 

      Indoor sport

    • C. 

      Water sport, outdoor

    • D. 

      Water sport, indoor

  • 6. 
    How many team members are allowed?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1,2,3,4,5,9

    • D. 

      9

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Paddling

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Canoing, kayaking

  • 8. 
    Who founded the head of the River fare?
    • A. 

      Steve Fairbairn

    • B. 

      Paul Fairbairn

    • C. 

      Steve Fairburn

    • D. 

      Chad Fairburn

  • 9. 
    What's a shell in rowing?
    • A. 

      A piece of wood

    • B. 

      A stick

    • C. 

      A racket

    • D. 

      A racing boat

  • 10. 
    What are the head races?
    • A. 

      They are races that take place from June to early Winter

    • B. 

      They are races that take place from Winter to early Spring

    • C. 

      They are races that take place from Autumn to early Spring

    • D. 

      They are races that take place from Spring to early Summer