What Do You Think You Know About Skeleton Sport

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What Do You Think You Know About Skeleton Sport

Skeleton is a sliding sport that has a lot to do with ice. It usually entails sliding on top of an ice track with your head towards the track and your legs upright.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Unlike bobsleigh and luge, the face always involves?
    • A. 

      Single riders

    • B. 

      Double riders

    • C. 

      Bi riders

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Skeleton gives the rider more control making it safer than?
    • A. 

      Luge

    • B. 

      Bobsleigh

    • C. 

      Ski diving

    • D. 

      Ice hockey

  • 3. 
    Skeleton appeared in the Olympic program in?
    • A. 

      Calgary

    • B. 

      Montreal

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      St Moritz

  • 4. 
    It was added permanently to the Olympic program for the?
    • A. 

      2012 Winter Olympics

    • B. 

      2010 Winter Olympics

    • C. 

      2006 Winter Olympics

    • D. 

      2002 Winter Olympics

  • 5. 
    During elite racing, the rider experiences force up to?
    • A. 

      5g

    • B. 

      10g

    • C. 

      20g

    • D. 

      15g

  • 6. 
    A skeleton rider reaches speeds over?
    • A. 

      110 km/h

    • B. 

      140 km/h

    • C. 

      150 km/h

    • D. 

      130 km/h

  • 7. 
    Skeleton originated in St Moritz, as a spinoff of the popular British sport called?
    • A. 

      Bobsleigh

    • B. 

      Compton

    • C. 

      Snowboarding

    • D. 

      Cresta sledding

  • 8. 
    The sport of skeleton can be traced back to?
    • A. 

      1878

    • B. 

      1813

    • C. 

      1812

    • D. 

      1882

  • 9. 
    Skeleton was practiced mainly in Switzerland until?
    • A. 

      1910

    • B. 

      1908

    • C. 

      1907

    • D. 

      1905

  • 10. 
    In 1905, Styria held its first skeleton competition in Murzzuschlag?
    • A. 

      Zurich

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      Austria