Karate Promotion Test! Trivia Quiz

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Karate is as an unarmed means of self-defence which consists of different defensive techniques using all parts of the body. It evolved in East Asia over a period of centuries. Karate emphasizes on mental attitude, rituals of courtesy and a complex ranking system. This quiz will help us to prepare and learn for Karate Rank Promotion exams. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name 5 types of stances
    • A. 

      Heisoku Dachi Musubi Dachi Heiko Dachi Kusure Heiko Dachi Fudo Dachi

  • 2. 
    Name 4 types of fists
    • A. 

      Tate Ippon Nakadaka Tettsui

  • 3. 
    What is the Japanese word for Crouching Dragon stance?
    • A. 

      Garyu Dachi

  • 4. 
    What is Kake Dachi?
    • A. 

      Hooked stance

    • B. 

      Gliding step

    • C. 

      Hook kick

    • D. 

      One knee

    • E. 

      One legged stance

  • 5. 
    What is the most important purpose for kata?
    • A. 

      Body conditioning and to nurture the ability to focus and maintain spirit

  • 6. 
    What is the first move in Seido 1 (in English)?
    • A. 

      Front leaning stance into a right middle reverse punch

  • 7. 
    What is a kansetsu geri?
    • A. 

      Hook kick

    • B. 

      Side kick

    • C. 

      Upper block

    • D. 

      Joint kick

    • E. 

      Groin kick

  • 8. 
    What is the Japanese for heel kick?
    • A. 

      Kakato geri

  • 9. 
    What does soto mean?
    • A. 

      Inside

    • B. 

      Upper

    • C. 

      Outside

    • D. 

      Block

    • E. 

      Punch

  • 10. 
    Name 5 types of open hand weapons and their English translations. Write them in this format: Japanese word=english translation
    • A. 

      Shuto=knife hand

    • B. 

      Haito=inner knife hand

    • C. 

      Nukite=spear hand

    • D. 

      Toho=sword peak hand

    • E. 

      Shotei=palm heal

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