Short Track Speed Skating Trivia Quiz

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Short track speed skating is a type of competitive ice speed skating which takes place over a rink similar to the size of a figure skating rink as well as an international-sized ice hockey rink. Short track speed skating is the sister sport too long track speed skating and could be regarded to as the cousin of inline speed skating.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The maximum number of skaters in a competition is what?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    D. 6
    Explanation
    The maximum number of skaters in a competition is 6. This means that there can be up to 6 skaters participating in the competition at any given time.

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  • 2. 

    The oval ice track is of how many metres in length?

    • A.

      60m

    • B.

      111.12m

    • C.

      30m

    • D.

      200m

    Correct Answer
    B. 111.12m
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 111.12m. This suggests that the oval ice track is 111.12 meters in length.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is an equipment for short track speed skating?

    • A.

      Shin guards

    • B.

      Sled

    • C.

      Sleigh

    • D.

      Visors

    Correct Answer
    A. Shin guards
    Explanation
    Shin guards are an essential piece of equipment for short track speed skating as they provide protection to the shins from potential injuries caused by collisions with other skaters or obstacles on the track. They are designed to absorb impact and prevent cuts or bruises on the lower legs, making them necessary for the safety of the skaters during the high-speed and intense nature of short track speed skating.

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  • 4. 

    The rink is of how many meters?

    • A.

      60

    • B.

      111.12

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      50

    Correct Answer
    A. 60
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 60 because the question asks for the length of the rink in meters, and out of the given options, 60 is the only one that represents a measurement of length. The other options, 111.12, 30, and 50, do not match the unit of measurement specified in the question.

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  • 5. 

    It was firstly present in olympics in what year?

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1988

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    B. 1988
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1988. This is the year when the event mentioned in the question was first present in the Olympics.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is the most notable skater?

    • A.

      Ahn Hyun-Soo

    • B.

      Apolo Anton Ohno

    • C.

      Lee Ho-Suk

    • D.

      Charles Hamelin

    Correct Answer
    A. Ahn Hyun-Soo
    Explanation
    Ahn Hyun-Soo is the most notable skater because he is a South Korean short track speed skater who has achieved great success in his career. He has won multiple Olympic medals, including gold, silver, and bronze, and has set numerous world records. Ahn Hyun-Soo is known for his exceptional speed, agility, and technique on the ice, making him a highly respected and celebrated skater in the sport.

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  • 7. 

    In the men's category, the world record in 500 meters was set by who?

    • A.

      Hwang Dae-heon

    • B.

      Sjinkie Knegt

    • C.

      Csaba Burjan

    • D.

      Wu Dajing

    Correct Answer
    D. Wu Dajing
    Explanation
    Wu Dajing holds the world record in the men's 500 meters category.

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  • 8. 

    When did International Skating Union adopt short track speed skating?

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1977

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    A. 1967
    Explanation
    In 1967, the International Skating Union adopted short track speed skating. This means that in that year, the organization officially recognized and incorporated short track speed skating as a discipline within the sport of ice skating. Prior to this adoption, short track speed skating may not have been widely recognized or organized at the international level.

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  • 9. 

    Short track speed skating was upgraded to full olympic sport in what year?

    • A.

      1995 

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    C. 1992
    Explanation
    Short track speed skating was upgraded to full Olympic sport in 1992. This means that before 1992, short track speed skating was not recognized as a full Olympic sport. The upgrade in 1992 allowed short track speed skating to be included as an official Olympic event, giving athletes in this discipline the opportunity to compete on the Olympic stage.

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  • 10. 

    The short track events was expanded to include  how many events in the 2002 winter games?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    A. 8
    Explanation
    In the 2002 winter games, the short track events were expanded to include 8 events.

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