Shotokan Karate Test Quiz: Trivia!

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  • 1. 

    What color belt comes after an orange belt?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Orange

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Green with blue strip

    Correct Answer
    C. Green
  • 2. 

    What is Yoko Geri?

    • A.

      Punch

    • B.

      Side Kick

    • C.

      Front Kick

    • D.

      Roundhouse Kick

    Correct Answer
    B. Side Kick
    Explanation
    Yoko Geri is a side kick. In martial arts, specifically in karate, Yoko Geri refers to a kick delivered sideways, targeting the opponent's body or head with the heel or the side of the foot. This kick is executed by raising the knee and extending the leg horizontally towards the target, generating power and speed. The Yoko Geri is a fundamental technique in karate and is commonly used for both offensive and defensive purposes.

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  • 3. 

    Karate means what?

    • A.

      Fight hard

    • B.

      Empty hand

    • C.

      Way of the Sun

    • D.

      Sparring class

    Correct Answer
    B. Empty hand
  • 4. 

    Because you know Karate, you have the right to use it at anytime you please.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that having knowledge of Karate grants the right to use it at any time. However, this is not true. While knowing Karate may give someone the ability to defend themselves, it does not automatically grant them the right to use it whenever they please. The use of force, even in self-defense, is subject to legal and ethical considerations, and should only be used in appropriate situations.

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  • 5. 

    How many steps are in every kick (except axe kick)?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    Every kick, except the axe kick, involves four steps.

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  • 6. 

    What is an Obi?

    • A.

      3rd degree brown

    • B.

      Karate belt

    • C.

      Senior student

    • D.

      Uniform

    Correct Answer
    B. Karate belt
    Explanation
    An Obi is a term used to refer to a karate belt. In this context, the answer "karate belt" is correct because it directly relates to the question asking about what an Obie is. The term "Obi" is commonly used in the martial arts community to describe the belts worn by practitioners to indicate their level of skill and experience in karate.

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  • 7. 

    The person(s) you are defending yourself against, should always be where?

    • A.

      Holding your hand

    • B.

      Running

    • C.

      In front of you

    • D.

      On the floor

    Correct Answer
    C. In front of you
    Explanation
    When defending yourself, it is important for the person(s) you are defending yourself against to be in front of you. This position allows you to have a clear view of their movements and actions, giving you the advantage to react and defend yourself effectively. Being in front of you also ensures that you have control over the situation and can better assess the threat, allowing you to take appropriate defensive measures.

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  • 8. 

    Black belts can always beat-up a lower ranking belt?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Black belts can always beat-up a lower ranking belt" is false. While black belts have typically achieved a higher level of skill and knowledge in martial arts, it does not guarantee that they will always be able to defeat a lower ranking belt. Factors such as size, strength, experience, and technique also play a significant role in determining the outcome of a fight. Additionally, lower ranking belts may possess unique skills or strategies that can give them an advantage over a black belt in certain situations.

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  • 9. 

    What is Jodan?

    • A.

      Down

    • B.

      Low

    • C.

      Middle

    • D.

      High

    Correct Answer
    D. High
  • 10. 

    What is Sensei?

    • A.

      Friend

    • B.

      Instructor

    • C.

      Student

    • D.

      Hall

    Correct Answer
    B. Instructor
  • 11. 

    Who is the founder of Shotokan?

    • A.

      Master Tim Lard

    • B.

      Master Gordon Harmon

    • C.

      Master Gichin Funakoshi

    • D.

      Master Ed Cameon

    Correct Answer
    C. Master Gichin Funakoshi
  • 12. 

    What is a Kyu?

    • A.

      Sparring shoe

    • B.

      Under belt

    • C.

      Black belt

    • D.

      Front Kick

    Correct Answer
    B. Under belt
  • 13. 

    I intend to develop myself in a __________________and avoid anything that would reduce my mental or physical growth.

    Correct Answer
    positive manner
    Explanation
    The given answer, "positive manner," is the correct choice because it aligns with the intention of the individual to develop themselves in a way that promotes growth, both mentally and physically. By choosing a positive manner, the person aims to avoid anything that may hinder their progress or hinder their personal development. This implies a proactive approach towards personal growth and a commitment to maintaining a positive mindset and lifestyle.

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  • 14. 

    I intend to develop ___________________ in order to bring out the best in myself and in others.  

    Correct Answer
    self-discipline
    Explanation
    Self-discipline is the ability to control one's behavior and actions in order to achieve goals and improve oneself. By developing self-discipline, individuals can overcome distractions, stay focused, and maintain consistency in their efforts. This quality not only helps individuals reach their full potential but also inspires and motivates others to do the same. It fosters a sense of responsibility, determination, and perseverance, ultimately leading to personal growth and the empowerment of others.

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  • 15. 

    I intend to learn what I use in class _____________________ and to help myself and my fellow man and never be abusive or offensive.  

    Correct Answer
    constructively and defensively
    Explanation
    The phrase "constructively and defensively" in this context refers to the intention of the person to learn and apply what they learn in a positive and productive manner. By learning constructively, they aim to gain knowledge and skills that are useful in their class. Additionally, by learning defensively, they imply that they will protect themselves and others from any abusive or offensive behavior. This suggests that the person is committed to learning in a respectful and helpful way.

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  • 16. 

    Students should show respect to ________________ at all times.

    Correct Answer
    everyone
    Explanation
    Students should show respect to everyone at all times because treating others with respect is a fundamental aspect of building positive relationships and fostering a harmonious and inclusive environment. By showing respect to everyone, students demonstrate empathy, understanding, and consideration for others' feelings and perspectives. This promotes a sense of unity and creates a supportive atmosphere where everyone feels valued and included. Additionally, displaying respect towards others helps to cultivate a culture of mutual respect and encourages cooperation, collaboration, and effective communication among students.

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  • 17. 

    The purpose of the Fighting Tigers Code of Conduct is to promote a _____________ in its learning environment and to encourage the development of positive relationships among the students

    Correct Answer
    Martial artist like attitude
    Explanation
    The purpose of the Fighting Tigers Code of Conduct is to promote a martial artist like attitude in its learning environment and to encourage the development of positive relationships among the students. This means that the code of conduct aims to instill qualities such as discipline, respect, perseverance, and self-control, which are often associated with martial arts. By promoting these attitudes, the school hopes to create a positive and conducive learning environment where students can thrive and build healthy relationships with one another.

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