History Of Gymnastics

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History Of Gymnastics

This is a quiz that test basic knowledge of the history of gymnastics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The word gymnasium comes from the Greek word that means "to exercise naked".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Female gymnasts use music in their routines, but male gymnasts don't.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Some top gymnasts began training when they were 2-3 years old.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Female gymnasts are at their best between the ages of 14 and 18.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Male gymnasts peak in their late teens to early twenties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    After the 1966 Olympics, female gymnasts had to be 16 years old to compete in the Olympics and world championships.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Rhythmic gymnastics became an Olympic event in 1984.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Rhythmic gymnasts may not perform tumbling moves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A flip-flop is also called a back handspring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    There are springs under the 40 x 40 foot mat on which gymnasts perform their floor exercise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False