What Do You Think You Know About Bobsleigh

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What Do You Think You Know About Bobsleigh

Bobsleigh or bobsled is a winter sport in which teams of two or four teammates make times runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled. The times runs are combines to calculate the final score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The various types of sleds came several years before the first tracks were built in?
    • A. 

      Athens

    • B. 

      Accra

    • C. 

      Netherlands

    • D. 

      St. Mortiz

  • 2. 
    All three types were adapted from boys’ delivery sleds and?
    • A. 

      Sweater

    • B. 

      Leggings

    • C. 

      Toboggans

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    International bobsleigh competitions are governed by the?
    • A. 

      FIFA

    • B. 

      UEFA

    • C. 

      FIBT

    • D. 

      IIFA

  • 4. 
    The name is derived from the action some early competitors adopted of?
    • A. 

      Bobbing

    • B. 

      Band and forth

    • C. 

      Increase speed

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 5. 
    The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) was founded in the year?
    • A. 

      1940

    • B. 

      1933

    • C. 

      1923

    • D. 

      1930

  • 6. 
    The men two-man Bobsleigh event was added in the year?
    • A. 

      1937

    • B. 

      1934

    • C. 

      1932

    • D. 

      1933

  • 7. 
    Women bobsleigh competition began in the US in the year?
    • A. 

      1933

    • B. 

      1980

    • C. 

      1987

    • D. 

      1983

  • 8. 
    Women’s two-woman bobsleigh made its Olympic debut at the?
    • A. 

      2002 winter Olympics

    • B. 

      2004 winter Olympics

    • C. 

      2008 winter Olympics

    • D. 

      2012 winter Olympics

  • 9. 
    The two country that has proved most successful by overall success in Europe, world cup and Olympic championships are?
    • A. 

      Germany and Switzerland

    • B. 

      England and Turkey

    • C. 

      Austria and Greece

    • D. 

      Spain and France

  • 10. 
    Bobsleigh can attain speeds of 150 km/h, with the reported world record being?
    • A. 

      201km/h

    • B. 

      100 km/h

    • C. 

      150 km/h

    • D. 

      250 km/h