Can You Make Varsity?

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Can You Make Varsity? - Quiz

This quiz is to let yourself know if you know all of the terms to make your varsity cheerleading squad! All of these terms are very important to the knowledge of ALL cheerleaders:)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1.  When a cheerleader says "Suck it up!" It means:

    • A.

      Trying to hold back tears

    • B.

      The coach yelling "Suck it up" to her cheer squad

    • C.

      When a flyer is in a stunt; His/Her team members yell "Suck it up" so she sucks in all her weight and tries not to fall

    • D.

      Sucking helium out of a balloon to make your squad laugh at you

    Correct Answer
    C. When a flyer is in a stunt; His/Her team members yell "Suck it up" so she sucks in all her weight and tries not to fall
    Explanation
    The correct answer is when a flyer is in a stunt; his/her team members yell "Suck it up" so she sucks in all her weight and tries not to fall. This explanation correctly identifies the meaning of the phrase "Suck it up" in the context of cheerleading stunts. It refers to the team members encouraging the flyer to tighten their core muscles and maintain their balance in order to prevent falling during a stunt.

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  • 2. 

    2. This type of cheerleading wear is often also reffered to as lolipops, bloomers, and tights:

    • A.

      Leotard

    • B.

      Spankies

    • C.

      Shell Top

    • D.

      Sports Bra

    Correct Answer
    B. Spankies
    Explanation
    Spankies are often referred to as lolipops, bloomers, and tights. They are a type of cheerleading wear that is typically worn under the skirt or shorts to provide coverage and modesty. Spankies are tight-fitting shorts made of stretchy material, usually matching the team's uniform colors. They are commonly worn by cheerleaders to ensure that movements and jumps are executed smoothly while maintaining a polished appearance.

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  • 3. 

    What is a funnel shaped device used to amplfy and direct your voice:

    • A.

      Megaphone

    • B.

      Pom Pom

    • C.

      A rolled up piece of paper

    • D.

      Does'nt exist

    Correct Answer
    A. Megaphone
    Explanation
    A megaphone is a funnel-shaped device that is used to amplify and direct one's voice. It is commonly used in situations where one needs to be heard over a large distance or in a noisy environment. The shape of the megaphone helps to gather and concentrate sound waves, allowing the user's voice to travel further and be more easily heard by others. It is a practical tool for public speaking, crowd control, and communication in various settings.

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  • 4. 

    NAME THIS STUNT:

    • A.

      Leg Pull

    • B.

      Cupie

    • C.

      Heel Stretch

    • D.

      Liberty

    Correct Answer
    C. Heel Stretch
    Explanation
    A "Heel Stretch" is a stunt in cheerleading where the flyer extends one leg straight up in the air while holding onto her foot with the same-side hand. This creates a visually appealing shape and requires flexibility and balance from the flyer. The other options mentioned, such as "Leg Pull," "Cupie," and "Liberty," are also stunts commonly performed in cheerleading, but they involve different positions and techniques.

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  • 5. 

    NAME THIS STUNT:

    • A.

      Skater

    • B.

      Scale

    • C.

      Scorpian

    • D.

      Sail Boat

    Correct Answer
    B. Scale
    Explanation
    The given options are all related to stunts or tricks. "Scale" is the correct answer because it refers to a skateboarding trick where the skater slides along a rail or ledge using the edge of their skateboard. The other options (Skater, Scorpion, Sail Boat) do not accurately describe a specific stunt or trick.

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  • 6. 

    NAME THIS STUNT:

    • A.

      Bridge

    • B.

      Extention

    • C.

      Half Extension

    • D.

      Thigh Stand

    Correct Answer
    C. Half Extension
    Explanation
    The given options are all related to stunts. "Half Extension" is a common stunt in which the performer extends their body halfway off a platform or surface while maintaining balance and control. This stunt requires strength and coordination to hold the position without falling or losing balance.

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  • 7. 

    Define an Awsome:

    • A.

      When the squad is cheering to the crowd and Awsome is yelled randomly

    • B.

      I have absolutely NO idea what so ever

    • C.

      When performing a basket toss, the flyer balls up when reaching the highest point, then stars out on the way down

    • D.

      Another word for Kudos for doing a good job

    • E.

      Bases bring their hands to the middle and the Flyer's feet are positioned very close together. Also known as a Cupie.

    Correct Answer
    E. Bases bring their hands to the middle and the Flyer's feet are positioned very close together. Also known as a Cupie.
  • 8. 

    Name this Tumbling Technique: Used to describe a cartwheel without hands touching the ground or floor

    • A.

      One-Handed Cartwheel

    • B.

      King Titan

    • C.

      Aerial

    • D.

      Porpus

    Correct Answer
    C. Aerial
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Aerial." Aerial is a tumbling technique that involves performing a cartwheel without using hands to touch the ground or floor. It requires balance, coordination, and strength to execute this move successfully. By propelling the body into the air and rotating sideways, the gymnast is able to perform a cartwheel without any hand support. This advanced skill is often seen in gymnastics and acrobatics performances.

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  • 9. 

    One of the most commonly used motion in most cheerleading squads usually one of the first things learned in cheerleading:

    • A.

      High V

    • B.

      Kick Double Basket Toss

    • C.

      Double Nine Jump

    • D.

      Roundoff-Backhandspring-Double

    Correct Answer
    A. High V
    Explanation
    High V is the correct answer because it is mentioned in the question that it is one of the most commonly used motions in cheerleading and usually one of the first things learned. The other options, Kick Double Basket Toss, Double Nine Jump, and Roundoff-Backhandspring-Double, are not mentioned in the question as commonly used motions or as one of the first things learned in cheerleading.

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  • 10. 

    What is an abbreviation for Junior Varsity

    • A.

      JJJV

    • B.

      JV

    • C.

      KFC

    • D.

      JR. V

    Correct Answer
    B. JV
    Explanation
    JV is the correct answer because it is the commonly used abbreviation for Junior Varsity. Junior Varsity refers to a secondary level sports team or group that is composed of younger or less experienced players than the varsity team. The abbreviation JV is widely recognized and used in schools and sports organizations to differentiate between the varsity and junior varsity teams.

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  • 11. 

    The way to narrow down potential cheerleaders for a squad. Usually conducted by the coach and/or trained or accredited judges. Special skills are named by the coach to perform and be judged on individual performance:

    • A.

      Competition

    • B.

      Try-Outs

    • C.

      Summer Camp

    • D.

      Pep Rally

    Correct Answer
    B. Try-Outs
    Explanation
    Try-outs are the most appropriate option for narrowing down potential cheerleaders for a squad. During try-outs, the coach and/or trained judges can evaluate the skills and performance of each individual. This allows them to select the candidates who meet the requirements and have the necessary abilities to be part of the squad. Competition, summer camp, and pep rally are not specifically designed for the purpose of evaluating individual performance and narrowing down potential cheerleaders.

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  • 12. 

    A gathering of people, typically students of middle school, high school and College age, before a sports event is called:

    • A.

      Prep Rally

    • B.

      Party

    • C.

      Pep Rally

    • D.

      Cheer Convention

    Correct Answer
    C. Pep Rally
    Explanation
    A gathering of people, typically students of middle school, high school, and college age, before a sports event is called a pep rally. Pep rallies are organized to build excitement, show support for the team, and promote school spirit. They usually involve cheerleaders, school bands, and speeches from coaches or team captains. The purpose is to energize the crowd and create a positive atmosphere for the upcoming sports event.

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  • 13. 

    A method used to return to a floor position following a stunt:

    • A.

      Drop Off

    • B.

      Returnation

    • C.

      Round About

    • D.

      Dismount

    Correct Answer
    D. Dismount
    Explanation
    Dismount is the correct answer because it refers to the action of safely getting off or returning to the ground after performing a stunt or being in an elevated position. It is commonly used in activities such as gymnastics, cheerleading, and acrobatics. The term "dismount" implies a controlled and intentional descent, ensuring the safety of the performer. The other options, "Drop Off," "Returnation," and "Round About," do not specifically relate to the act of safely getting off a elevated position, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 14. 

    A movement or sitting position in which the legs are spread apart in alignment or sideways one in front of the other is called:

    • A.

      Pirouette

    • B.

      Split Leap

    • C.

      Split Jump

    • D.

      Split

    • E.

      Splint

    Correct Answer
    D. Split
    Explanation
    A movement or sitting position in which the legs are spread apart in alignment or sideways one in front of the other is called a split.

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