What Do You Think You Know About Alpine Skiing

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What Do You Think You Know About Alpine Skiing - Quiz

Alpine skiing is otherwise called downhill skiing and it is a sport that involves sliding down snow-covered hills on equipments called skis. Take a quiz and learn more about Alpine skiing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is characterized by the requirement for mechanical assistance getting to the top of the?
    • A. 

      Mountain

    • B. 

      Hill

    • C. 

      Mount

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Cross country skis which use free-heel?
    • A. 

      Skiing

    • B. 

      Moving

    • C. 

      Bindings

    • D. 

      Wheel

  • 3. 
    It is typically practiced at ski resorts which provide services such as?
    • A. 

      Ski lifts

    • B. 

      Artificial snow making

    • C. 

      First-aid

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Back-country skiers use alpine skiing equipment to ski off the?
    • A. 

      Marked pistes

    • B. 

      Mountain

    • C. 

      Hill

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Alpine skiing has been an event at the Winter Olympic Games since?
    • A. 

      1936

    • B. 

      1940

    • C. 

      1945

    • D. 

      1950

  • 6. 
    There were estimated to be 55 million people worldwide who engage in alpine skiing as of?
    • A. 

      1996

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      1960

    • D. 

      1995

  • 7. 
    The preponderant region for downhills skiing was Europe, followed by?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      US

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Modern alpine skis are shaped to enable carve turning, and have evolved significantly since the?
    • A. 

      1990s

    • B. 

      1970s

    • C. 

      1960s

    • D. 

      1980s

  • 9. 
    The binding is a device used to connect the skier’s boot to the?
    • A. 

      Boot

    • B. 

      Ski

    • C. 

      Rod

    • D. 

      Alpine

  • 10. 
    The Kandahar binding was introduced, which could be locked down at the heel for the downhill portion during the?
    • A. 

      1940s

    • B. 

      1950s

    • C. 

      1950s

    • D. 

      1930s

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