What Do You Think You Know About Ski Jumping

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What Do You Think You Know About Ski Jumping - Quiz

Ski jumping is a sport that was first hosted in Norway in the 19th century. It usually involves jumping to high heights and then landing with style. Well, that's what I see when I watch it. You, on the other hand might know something else.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The ski jumping venue consists of the?

    • A.

      Jumping ramp

    • B.

      Take-off table

    • C.

      Landing hill

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because the ski jumping venue consists of all three elements mentioned: the jumping ramp, the take-off table, and the landing hill. These components are essential for a successful ski jump as they provide the necessary infrastructure for the athlete to gain speed, take off from the ramp, and land safely on the hill.

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  • 2. 

    Each jump is evaluated according to the distance traveled and the style?

    • A.

      Performed

    • B.

      Stunt

    • C.

      Type

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Performed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Performed". This answer suggests that each jump is evaluated based on whether it was performed or not. The evaluation criteria mentioned in the question, such as distance traveled and style, are not relevant to determining the correct answer. Therefore, the answer "Performed" is the most appropriate choice.

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  • 3. 

    The score of each judge evaluating the style can reach a maximum of?

    • A.

      10 points

    • B.

      30 points

    • C.

      50 points

    • D.

      20 points

    Correct Answer
    D. 20 points
    Explanation
    Each judge evaluating the style can give a maximum score of 20 points.

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  • 4. 

    The jumping technique has evolved over the years, to the style wisely used today which is?

    • A.

      V-style

    • B.

      P-style

    • C.

      A-style

    • D.

      C-style

    Correct Answer
    A. V-style
    Explanation
    The jumping technique has evolved over the years and the style wisely used today is the V-style. This style involves the skier positioning their skis in a V-shape, with the tips of the skis closer together than the tails. This technique allows for better control and stability in the air, as well as improved aerodynamics. It is commonly used in ski jumping competitions and has proven to be effective in achieving greater distances and heights.

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  • 5. 

    Ski jumping has been included in the Winter Olympic since?

    • A.

      1926

    • B.

      1920

    • C.

      1932

    • D.

      1924

    Correct Answer
    D. 1924
    Explanation
    Ski jumping has been included in the Winter Olympics since 1924. This means that ski jumping has been a part of the Winter Olympic Games since their inception.

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  • 6. 

    Women’s participation in the sport began in the?

    • A.

      1960s

    • B.

      1970s

    • C.

      1980s

    • D.

      1990s

    Correct Answer
    A. 1960s
    Explanation
    Women's participation in sports began in the 1960s. This was a time when societal norms and attitudes towards women's involvement in sports started to change. Women began to challenge traditional gender roles and started participating in various sports activities. The 1960s marked the beginning of a significant shift towards greater inclusion and opportunities for women in the sporting world.

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  • 7. 

    First women event at the Olympics has been held in?

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      2008

    • C.

      2014

    • D.

      2016

    Correct Answer
    C. 2014
    Explanation
    The first women's event at the Olympics was held in 2014.

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  • 8. 

    All major ski jumping competitions are organized by the?

    • A.

      ISF

    • B.

      ISU

    • C.

      IFU

    • D.

      ISFU

    Correct Answer
    A. ISF
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ISF. The International Ski Federation (ISF) is responsible for organizing all major ski jumping competitions. They oversee the rules and regulations of the sport and ensure that the competitions are fair and well-organized.

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  • 9. 

    Stefan Kraft holds the official record for the world’s longest ski jump with?

    • A.

      832ft

    • B.

      838ft

    • C.

      890ft

    • D.

      859ft

    Correct Answer
    A. 832ft
    Explanation
    Stefan Kraft holds the official record for the world's longest ski jump with 832ft. This means that he achieved the longest distance ever recorded in a ski jump, surpassing all other competitors. His jump of 832ft is a remarkable feat and demonstrates his exceptional skill and ability in the sport of ski jumping.

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  • 10. 

    Stefan Kraft set the record on the ski flying hill Vikersund in the year?

    • A.

      2014

    • B.

      2015

    • C.

      2016

    • D.

      2017

    Correct Answer
    D. 2017
    Explanation
    Stefan Kraft set the record on the ski flying hill Vikersund in the year 2017.

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