What Do You Think You Know About Ice Hockey

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What Do You Think You Know About Ice Hockey - Quiz

Ice Hockey is a two-team sport that is played on ice. It also involves a lot of contact by which two teams of skaters use their bodies and sticks to fight over a rubber puck into opposing nets.


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  • 1. 

    Ice hockey is the most popular type of sport in?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Ice hockey is considered the most popular type of sport in all of the mentioned countries, which are the USA, Canada, and Russia. This is because these countries have a strong tradition and history in ice hockey and have produced successful teams and players at both national and international levels. The sport has a large following and fan base in these countries, with a significant number of people actively participating in and supporting ice hockey.

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  • 2. 

    The precursor of the IIHF and the sport was played for the first time in the Olympics in the?

    • A.

      1930

    • B.

      1940

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1920

    Correct Answer
    D. 1920
    Explanation
    In 1920, the sport that is now known as ice hockey was played for the first time in the Olympics. This makes 1920 the correct answer as it aligns with the given information that the precursor of the IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) and the sport itself was played in the Olympics for the first time.

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  • 3. 

    Ice hockey is the official national winter sport of?

    • A.

      Sweden

    • B.

      Scotland

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    D. Canada
    Explanation
    Canada is the correct answer because ice hockey is widely recognized as Canada's national winter sport. The sport has deep roots in Canadian culture and is extremely popular across the country. Canada has produced many successful ice hockey players and has won numerous international championships, further solidifying its reputation as the home of ice hockey.

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  • 4. 

    Ice hockey is the most popular winter sport in the year?

    • A.

      Belarus

    • B.

      Croatia

    • C.

      Czech Republic

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because ice hockey is indeed the most popular winter sport in all three countries mentioned: Belarus, Croatia, and the Czech Republic. Ice hockey has a strong following and a rich history in each of these nations, with many professional teams, dedicated fans, and successful national teams.

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  • 5. 

    The Kontinental Hockey League is the highest league in?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      USA

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    A. Russia
    Explanation
    The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) is the highest league in Russia. It is an international professional ice hockey league that was founded in 2008 and consists of teams from several countries, but the majority of teams are based in Russia. The KHL is known for its high level of competition and has become one of the top hockey leagues in the world, attracting many talented players from around the globe.

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  • 6. 

    The number of ice hockey federation in the world is?

    • A.

      76

    • B.

      70

    • C.

      73

    • D.

      75

    Correct Answer
    A. 76
    Explanation
    There are 76 ice hockey federations in the world.

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  • 7. 

    Ice hockey is believed to have evolved from the simple stick and ball games played in the?

    • A.

      18th and 19th century

    • B.

      16th and 17th century

    • C.

      14th and 13th century

    • D.

      19th and 20th century

    Correct Answer
    A. 18th and 19th century
    Explanation
    Ice hockey is believed to have evolved from the simple stick and ball games played in the 18th and 19th century. During this time, various forms of hockey were played in different countries, such as shinty in Scotland and bandy in Russia. These early versions of the game laid the foundation for the modern sport of ice hockey, which emerged in the mid-19th century in Canada. The game continued to evolve and develop over time, eventually becoming the fast-paced and competitive sport that it is today.

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  • 8. 

    The first indoor hockey game was played in the year?

    • A.

      1850

    • B.

      1860

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1875

    Correct Answer
    D. 1875
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1875. This indicates that the first indoor hockey game was played in that year.

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  • 9. 

    The contemporary sport of ice hockey was developed in?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Asia

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. Canada
    Explanation
    Ice hockey was developed in Canada. This is because the modern version of the sport originated in the mid-19th century in Canada, specifically in the province of Nova Scotia. The game was initially played outdoors on frozen ponds and lakes, and it quickly gained popularity throughout the country. Canada is considered the birthplace of ice hockey and has a rich history and tradition in the sport.

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  • 10. 

    In the early 1900s, the Canadian rules were adopted by the Ligue International de Hockey sur?

    • A.

      Glace

    • B.

      Force

    • C.

      Push

    • D.

      Pine

    Correct Answer
    A. Glace
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Glace". In the early 1900s, the Canadian rules of hockey were adopted by the Ligue International de Hockey sur Glace (LIHG), which is the French term for "Ice Hockey". This adoption helped to standardize the rules and regulations of the sport internationally, leading to the growth and popularity of ice hockey around the world.

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