What Do You Think You Know About Skeleton Sport

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What Do You Think You Know About Skeleton Sport - Quiz

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

    Correct Answer
    A. Single riders
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Single riders. The question is asking about the involvement of the face in a particular activity, and the options given are single riders, double riders, bi riders, and none of the above. The phrase "Unlike bobsleigh and luge" suggests that bobsleigh and luge may involve multiple riders, but the face always involves single riders.

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  • 2. 

    Skeleton gives the rider more control making it safer than?

    • A.

      Luge

    • B.

      Bobsleigh

    • C.

      Ski diving

    • D.

      Ice hockey

    Correct Answer
    A. Luge
    Explanation
    The skeleton gives the rider more control, making it safer than luge. Luge is a sport where the rider lies on their back and slides down a track feet first, whereas skeleton is a sport where the rider lies on their stomach and slides down the track head first. The position in skeleton allows for better visibility and control, making it safer than luge.

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  • 3. 

    Skeleton appeared in the Olympic program in?

    • A.

      Calgary

    • B.

      Montreal

    • C.

      Chicago

    • D.

      St Moritz

    Correct Answer
    D. St Moritz
    Explanation
    St Moritz is the correct answer because it is known as the birthplace of skeleton in the Olympic program. The sport of skeleton made its debut in the Olympic Games in St Moritz, Switzerland in 1928. Therefore, St Moritz is the correct answer for when skeleton appeared in the Olympic program.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. 2002 Winter Olympics
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2002 Winter Olympics because this is the only option that matches the year when the event was permanently added to the Olympic program.

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  • 5. 

    During elite racing, the rider experiences force up to?

    • A.

      5g

    • B.

      10g

    • C.

      20g

    • D.

      15g

    Correct Answer
    A. 5g
    Explanation
    During elite racing, the rider experiences a force of up to 5g. This means that the rider feels a force that is 5 times their body weight. This force is experienced due to the acceleration and deceleration forces that the rider undergoes while racing. This high force can put a significant strain on the rider's body and requires them to have strong physical conditioning to withstand it.

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  • 6. 

    A skeleton rider reaches speeds over?

    • A.

      110 km/h

    • B.

      140 km/h

    • C.

      150 km/h

    • D.

      130 km/h

    Correct Answer
    D. 130 km/h
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 130 km/h. This suggests that a skeleton rider is capable of reaching speeds of 130 km/h or higher.

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  • 7. 

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

    • A.

      Bobsleigh

    • B.

      Compton

    • C.

      Snowboarding

    • D.

      Cresta sledding

    Correct Answer
    D. Cresta sledding
    Explanation
    The sport of skeleton originated in St Moritz as a spinoff of the popular British sport called Cresta sledding. Cresta sledding involves sliding down an ice track on a sled, and skeleton developed as a variation of this sport. In skeleton, athletes lie face down on a small sled and navigate the track headfirst. The sport gained popularity and eventually became an official Olympic event.

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  • 8. 

    The sport of skeleton can be traced back to?

    • A.

      1878

    • B.

      1813

    • C.

      1812

    • D.

      1882

    Correct Answer
    D. 1882
  • 9. 

    Skeleton was practiced mainly in Switzerland until?

    • A.

      1910

    • B.

      1908

    • C.

      1907

    • D.

      1905

    Correct Answer
    D. 1905
    Explanation
    Skeleton was practiced mainly in Switzerland until 1905. This suggests that before 1905, Switzerland was the primary country where the sport of skeleton was popular and commonly practiced. After this year, it is likely that the sport gained popularity and spread to other countries as well.

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  • 10. 

    In 1905, Styria held its first skeleton competition in Murzzuschlag?

    • A.

      Zurich

    • B.

      Sweden

    • C.

      Denmark

    • D.

      Austria

    Correct Answer
    D. Austria
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Austria because the question states that Styria, which is a region in Austria, held its first skeleton competition in Murzzuschlag in 1905. Therefore, Austria is the most logical answer.

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