What Do You Think You Know About Cross-country

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What Do You Think You Know About Cross-country

Cross-country skiing is a type of skiing that's obviously fun. Though, it does takes some physical ability and endurance (for the cold). That point made, you should try out this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Modern cross-country skiing is similar to the original form of skiing which includes?
    • A. 

      Alpine skiing

    • B. 

      Ski jumping

    • C. 

      Telemark Skiing

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Skiers propel themselves either by striding forward or?
    • A. 

      Side-to-side

    • B. 

      Trothing

    • C. 

      Bobbing

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    It is practiced in regions with snow-covered landscapes, including?
    • A. 

      Northern Europe

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Competitive cross-country skiing is one of the?
    • A. 

      Nordic Skiing sports

    • B. 

      Athletes sport

    • C. 

      Winter Olympics

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The word ski comes from the Old Norse word?
    • A. 

      Skis

    • B. 

      Skio

    • C. 

      Skia

    • D. 

      Skit

  • 6. 
    Skiing started as a technique for traveling cross-country over snows on?
    • A. 

      Grass

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Skis

    • D. 

      Water

  • 7. 
    It started almost five millennia ago with beginnings in? 
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      UK

    • C. 

      Scandinavia

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 8. 
    It may have been practiced as early as 600 BCE in?
    • A. 

      Daxing’anling

    • B. 

      Xiaolin

    • C. 

      Xiaxia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Early historical evidence includes Procopius’s description of?
    • A. 

      Sami people

    • B. 

      Nazi Germany

    • C. 

      UK

    • D. 

      Latin America

  • 10. 
    Ski warfare, the use of ski-equipped troops in war, is first recorded by the?
    • A. 

      Nordic

    • B. 

      Danish

    • C. 

      Nazi Germany

    • D. 

      UK

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