What Do You Think You Know About Nordic Combined

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What Do You Think You Know About Nordic Combined - Quiz

Nordic combined is a sport that's played in winter and it is one in which contestants play each other in ski jumping or cross-country skiing. Skii a quiz and learn about this game.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The first major competition was held in Oslo, in the year?

    • A.

      1890

    • B.

      1891

    • C.

      1893

    • D.

      1892

    Correct Answer
    D. 1892
    Explanation
    The first major competition was held in Oslo in 1892.

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  • 2. 

    SKing Olav V of Norway was an able jumper and competed in the Holmenkollen Ski Festivals in the?

    • A.

      1910s

    • B.

      1920s

    • C.

      1940s

    • D.

      1930s

    Correct Answer
    B. 1920s
    Explanation
    King Olav V of Norway competed in the Holmenkollen Ski Festivals in the 1920s. This suggests that he was actively involved in skiing during this time period.

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  • 3. 

    The game was added to Winter Olympics in the year?

    • A.

      1928

    • B.

      1930

    • C.

      1920

    • D.

      1924

    Correct Answer
    D. 1924
    Explanation
    The Winter Olympics started in 1924, so it makes sense that the game was added to the Winter Olympics in that year.

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  • 4. 

    The first cross-country race was held followed by the ski jumping in the?

    • A.

      1950s

    • B.

      1920s

    • C.

      1930s

    • D.

      1940s

    Correct Answer
    A. 1950s
    Explanation
    The first cross-country race was held followed by the ski jumping in the 1950s. This suggests that both the cross-country race and ski jumping were introduced around the same time, specifically in the 1950s.

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  • 5. 

    The sport has been dominated by the Norwegians, supported by the?

    • A.

      Polish

    • B.

      Swedish

    • C.

      Ukrainians

    • D.

      Finns

    Correct Answer
    D. Finns
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Finns. The explanation for this is that the sport mentioned in the question has been dominated by the Norwegians, and they have been supported by the Finns. This suggests that the Finns have played a significant role in assisting and contributing to the success of the Norwegians in this particular sport.

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  • 6. 

    The Nordic grip on this sport was broken when West German Georg Thoma won a gold medal at the?

    • A.

      1956 Winter Olympics

    • B.

      1950 Winter Olympics

    • C.

      1946 Winter Olympics

    • D.

      1960 Winter Olympics

    Correct Answer
    D. 1960 Winter Olympics
    Explanation
    In the 1960 Winter Olympics, West German Georg Thoma won a gold medal, breaking the Nordic grip on this sport. This suggests that prior to 1960, Nordic countries had been dominating this particular sport, but Thoma's victory marked a shift in power and showcased the emergence of West Germany as a strong contender in the sport.

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  • 7. 

    The International Ski Federation sanctioned no women’s competition of early?

    • A.

      2008s

    • B.

      1998s

    • C.

      2006s

    • D.

      2010s

    Correct Answer
    D. 2010s
    Explanation
    In the 2010s, the International Ski Federation did not sanction any women's competition early.

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  • 8. 

    The women competition was established on FIS-level starting from?

    • A.

      2010

    • B.

      2014

    • C.

      2018

    • D.

      2016

    Correct Answer
    D. 2016
    Explanation
    The women's competition was established on the FIS-level starting from 2016.

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  • 9. 

    Events in the Olympics are the sprint K120 individual and ski jumping?

    • A.

      K15

    • B.

      K60

    • C.

      K30

    • D.

      K90

    Correct Answer
    D. K90
    Explanation
    The correct answer is K90 because K90 refers to the ski jump hill size. In ski jumping, the hill size determines the distance that athletes can jump. K90 indicates that the hill has a critical point of 90 meters, meaning that athletes can jump up to 90 meters. Therefore, the K120 individual sprint and ski jumping event would be held on a hill with a critical point of 90 meters.

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  • 10. 

    Their foot kit secure only the toe of the boot to the ski, it’s called?

    • A.

      Ski edge

    • B.

      Ski shape

    • C.

      Ski curling

    • D.

      Ski bindings

    Correct Answer
    D. Ski bindings
    Explanation
    Ski bindings are the correct answer because they are the part of the foot kit that secures only the toe of the boot to the ski. They play a crucial role in connecting the skier's boots to the skis, providing control and stability while skiing. The bindings allow the skier to maneuver and transfer energy efficiently between the boots and the skis, ensuring a safe and enjoyable skiing experience.

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