The Candid Test On Bowling Lesson 6

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The Candid Test On Bowling Lesson 6

There are some people who are so good at bowling such that they rarely loose to other people and if you want to play n the big league the lessons we undertake will get you there. Take up this candid test on bowling from lesson six and see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where should you aim when attempting to pick up the #10 pin?
    • A. 

      A. directly opposite the pin

    • B. 

      B. to the left of center

    • C. 

      C. in the center of the approach

    • D. 

      D. facing the third arrow on the right

  • 2. 
    The following spare is called a "sleeper":
    • A. 

      A. 2-8

    • B. 

      B. 4-8

    • C. 

      C. 3-4

    • D. 

      D. 1-2

  • 3. 
    The name "sleeper" means
    • A. 

      A. three pins are left

    • B. 

      B. one pin is hidden directly behind another pin

    • C. 

      C. one half of the pins are left

    • D. 

      D. two pins are left, one in the middle and one to the side

  • 4. 
    A ball which curves or "fades away" to the right for a right-handed bowler is called
    • A. 

      A. a curve ball

    • B. 

      B. a hook ball

    • C. 

      C. a backup ball or reverse hook

    • D. 

      D. a straight ball

  • 5. 
    In spot bowling, the target arrow to watch
    • A. 

      A. never changes

    • B. 

      B. is at the far end of the alley

    • C. 

      C. is an arrow approximately 16 feet from the foul line

    • D. 

      D. is on the ball

  • 6. 
    The reason for advocating that you use the spot method of aiming is
    • A. 

      A. All of these

    • B. 

      B. that it is highly recommended by the experts

    • C. 

      C. that the target is so much closer than the pins

    • D. 

      D. reliable statistics

  • 7. 
    All of the pin numbers contacted by the ball on a perfect 1-3 pocket hit would be
    • A. 

      A. 1-3-5-8-9

    • B. 

      B. 1-3-5-8

    • C. 

      C. 1-3-5-9

    • D. 

      D. 1-2-6-10

  • 8. 
    A situation occurs where pins were left standing after two balls have been delivered. What is this called?
    • A. 

      A. a split

    • B. 

      B. a miss

    • C. 

      C. a cherry

    • D. 

      D. a sweeper

  • 9. 
    After the first ball, two pins remain standing with no intermediate pins in front or between them. (The head pin is down.) What is this called?
    • A. 

      A. a cherry

    • B. 

      B. a sweeper

    • C. 

      C. an error

    • D. 

      D. a split

  • 10. 
    The pins remaining after the first ball is rolled in a frame are called
    • A. 

      A. cherry

    • B. 

      B. dead wood

    • C. 

      C. leave

    • D. 

      D. bucket

  • 11. 
    The symbol for a split is
    • A. 

      A. "“

    • B. 

      B. x

    • C. 

      C. O

    • D. 

      D. /

  • 12. 
    The symbol for a miss is
    • A. 

      A. "“

    • B. 

      B. /

    • C. 

      C. O

    • D. 

      D. x

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is true if a "foul" occurs?
    • A. 

      A. Nothing happens

    • B. 

      B. The ball does not return

    • C. 

      C. The pins fall down.

    • D. 

      D. A buzzer sounds or a light comes on or both

  • 14. 
    Using actual scores without handicaps is called
    • A. 

      A. scratch

    • B. 

      B. split

    • C. 

      C. steal

    • D. 

      D. spare

  • 15. 
    The space between the 1 and 3 pins for a right-handed bowler is called
    • A. 

      A. cherry

    • B. 

      B. pocket

    • C. 

      C. frame

  • 16. 
    All pins down on the first ball constitutes a
    • A. 

      A. spare

    • B. 

      B. strike

    • C. 

      C. back up

    • D. 

      D. cherry.

  • 17. 
    Score the first three frames
    • A. 

      A. 49

    • B. 

      B. 45

  • 18. 
    The object is to hit the 1-3 pocket
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 19. 
    As a general rule, roll spares at cross angles.
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 20. 
    Taps are usually the result of poor ball action
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 21. 
    On a perfect hit, the ball only contacts 4 pins
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 22. 
    Most expert bowlers use the pins as their point of aim.
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 23. 
    Target arrows are the all-important "spots" in the spot bowling technique
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 24. 
    To pick up the 7 pin, a bowler should move the starting position slightly right and the point of aim to the left
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 25. 
    Most expert bowlers spot bowl the first ball and pin bowl the second ball
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 26. 
    To pick up the 6 and 10 pins, a bowler releases the ball from the right side of the alley.
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 27. 
    To pick up a right-side spare, the delivery should be made from the left side
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 28. 
    A "split" is a leave of two or more pins with the head pin down and a gap of at least one pin between any other two pins
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 29. 
    The reverse hook or back up delivery is not recommended because of the unnatural position at release and the difficulty of controlling it
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false