Test How Much You Know About Martial Arts?

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Test How Much You Know About Martial Arts?

Martial arts can be described as both a sport and a therapy tool. Martial arts originated from Japan. The quiz below is set to help test how much you know about martial arts. All the best and enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jackie Chan is not only known for his Martial Arts skill, but also for what?
    • A. 

      Brute Physical Strength

    • B. 

      Charisma With Women

    • C. 

      Poorly Spoken English

    • D. 

      He Does Many Of His Own Stunts In His Movies

  • 2. 
    If a student bows when addressing an instructor, is it necessary for the teacher to bow back?
    • A. 

      No, Instructors Are Looked Down Upon For This

    • B. 

      No, It Is Actually A Sign Of Subservience To Return A Bow

    • C. 

      No, One Is Patronizing His/Her Student By Doing So

    • D. 

      Yes

  • 3. 
    Which of these statements about martial arts is considered to be true?
    • A. 

      Tai Chi Ch'uan Isn't Practical

    • B. 

      Karate Is Better Than Judo

    • C. 

      Aikijujtsu Is Best For Women

    • D. 

      None Of These

  • 4. 
    The object of sumo wrestling is to?
    • A. 

      To Physically Injure Your Opponent

    • B. 

      Pin Your Opponent

    • C. 

      Cause Your Opponent To Be Thrown From The Mat

    • D. 

      Kill Your Opponent

  • 5. 
    Any part of a martial arts uniform, regardless of whether or not it is karate, kung fu, or whatever can be washed except for what?
    • A. 

      The Hakama

    • B. 

      If It Is Taken From You By Your Instructor

    • C. 

      The Belt Or Sash

    • D. 

      The Jacket Or Kimono

  • 6. 
    What is the proper name used in Martial Arts to describe the baton which has a perpendicular handle, carried by most police officers?
    • A. 

      Wakizashi

    • B. 

      Hanbo

    • C. 

      Jo

    • D. 

      Tonfa

  • 7. 
    What is the energy source shrouded in mystery and fable that martial artists of all genres utilize?
    • A. 

      Chi

    • B. 

      Both Chi And Ki

    • C. 

      None Of These

    • D. 

      Ki

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the tournament that Daniel Larusso fought in the 1980's classic "The Karate Kid"?
    • A. 

      The All Valley Under 18 Karate Championships

    • B. 

      The Battle Of Los Angeles

    • C. 

      The Napa Valley Under 18 Karate Exhibition

    • D. 

      The Southern California Karate Championships

  • 9. 
    Chuck Norris advised Bruce Lee to do what in his movies to increase his popularity?
    • A. 

      Execute Higher Kicks

    • B. 

      Learn Karate

    • C. 

      Loose The Chinese Accent

    • D. 

      Change His Hairstyle To One More That's More "American梅"

  • 10. 
    What do Karate practitioners call the shout or yell that one often hears a martial artist uttering in movies, or in reality?
    • A. 

      Kiai

    • B. 

      There Is No Name For That

    • C. 

      Kaze Tsuke

    • D. 

      Bacatane

  • 11. 
    What was Sonja Blade's fatal move in the very first version of the "Mortal Kombat" video game?
    • A. 

      Breath Of Fire

    • B. 

      The Death Grip

    • C. 

      There Was No Such Thing In Mortal Kombat

    • D. 

      The Kiss Of Death

  • 12. 
    What was the primary function of Do-Ku?
    • A. 

      To Clean Severe Cuts

    • B. 

      A Compact Food That Could Be Carried On Long Trips

    • C. 

      To Polish A Samurai's Sword

    • D. 

      To Attack The Central Nervous System

  • 13. 
    Besides being a farm tool, and a standard striking and gouging weapon, the sai was commonly used in Japan and Okinawa for what purpose?
    • A. 

      As A Ballast On A Fishing Boat

    • B. 

      Medicinal Uses

    • C. 

      As A Sharpening Surface For Blades

    • D. 

      To Break Samurai Swords

  • 14. 
    When someone is a third kyu or third Kup in a martial art, he is most likely equal to what rank?
    • A. 

      A Third Generation Master

    • B. 

      3rd Degree Black Belt

    • C. 

      A Grandmaster

    • D. 

      Brown Or Red Belt (Depending On School)

  • 15. 
    In "The Karate Kid" Miyagi told Daniel "Karate here, Karate here, Karate never here", what was this cryptic sounding message saying?
    • A. 

      Use Your Hands And Feet, Never Your Mouth

    • B. 

      Strike To The Head And The Midsection, Never To The Heart!

    • C. 

      Karate Comes From The Heart And Mind, Never The Gut

    • D. 

      Practice Karate At Home Or In Private, Never In Public

  • 16. 
    Lion Dancing was taught to the Chinese people for which of these reasons, primarily?
    • A. 

      To Understand Chinese Culture

    • B. 

      To Prepare For Military Service

    • C. 

      As A Reward For Good Citizenship

    • D. 

      For Health And For Defense

  • 17. 
    In what martial art can you find sand, pebbles and iron filings as practice tools?
    • A. 

      Most Of Them

    • B. 

      Most Styles Of Kung Fu

    • C. 

      Iron Palm Kung Fu

    • D. 

      Jujutsu

  • 18. 
    Checking the Storm refers to a technique taught in what system of Martial Arts?
    • A. 

      Kajukenbo

    • B. 

      Kenpo

    • C. 

      Bojutsu

    • D. 

      Kenjutsu

  • 19. 
    In aiki jujtsu what is the garment called that is worn by its practitioners which is something like a skirt?
    • A. 

      Tare

    • B. 

      Do

    • C. 

      Men

    • D. 

      Hakama

  • 20. 
    What mixed martial artist has fought both Herb Dean and Cabbage?
    • A. 

      Wanderlei Silva

    • B. 

      Royce Gracie

    • C. 

      Chuck Liddell

    • D. 

      Diesel Joe Riggs

  • 21. 
    What was Miyamoto Musashi's general attitude towards Japanese Swordsmanship?
    • A. 

      Strategy Is Not Important

    • B. 

      Appearance Of Technique Does Not Matter, Killing Is Killing

    • C. 

      Study Many Different Ways To Perform The Same Cut

    • D. 

      Master The Appearance Of Technique

  • 22. 
    What evil ninja wanted to kill Nicholas in Eric Von Lustbader's "The Ninja"?
    • A. 

      Saigo

    • B. 

      Hasegawa

    • C. 

      Braiden

    • D. 

      Kinjo

  • 23. 
    Who wrote the popular series of Kobudo instruction books with titles such as "Sai - Karate Weapon of Self Defense"?
    • A. 

      Fumio Demura

    • B. 

      Masatoshi Nakayama

    • C. 

      Russell Kozuki

    • D. 

      Jack Dillman

  • 24. 
    Taimak, the fast-handed Kung Fu Master who played Leroy Green in "The Last Dragon", also made an appearance in what popular sitcom?
    • A. 

      Friends

    • B. 

      Diff'rent Strokes

    • C. 

      A Different World

    • D. 

      Cheers

  • 25. 
    What ridiculous fight scene can one find in the Bruce Lee classic "Game of Death"?
    • A. 

      Bruce Fought Underwater For Over 3 Minutes!

    • B. 

      Bruce Fought 100 Men And Won!

    • C. 

      The Fights Were Pretty Cool, And Not Too Outlandish

    • D. 

      Bruce And Several Guys Fought While On Moving Motorcycles

  • 26. 
    Name the two Chinese characters (people) that could be found in the "Virtua Fighter 2" video game?
    • A. 

      Lau And Lee

    • B. 

      Pai And Lau

    • C. 

      Ken And Ryu

    • D. 

      Pai And Kage

  • 27. 
    In Dean Koontz's "Cold Fire", what was the name of the Tae Kwon Do school found in the book?
    • A. 

      Dojo

    • B. 

      You Won't Find A Tae Kwon Do School In That Book

    • C. 

      Cold Fire Tae Kwon Do

    • D. 

      Dye's Tae Kwon Do

  • 28. 
    Si Fu is the Chinese word for a male teacher - what is a female teacher called in Chinese?
    • A. 

      Si Gong

    • B. 

      Si Mu

    • C. 

      No Change

    • D. 

      Si Fe

  • 29. 
    Hi Ji Ken Yu Ma is what in martial arts?
    • A. 

      The Five Levels Of Kung Fu Mastery

    • B. 

      The Five Animals That Represent Kung Fu

    • C. 

      Counting From 1 To 5 In Chinese

    • D. 

      A Training Stance In Wing Chun

  • 30. 
    Caltrops are a spiked weapon thrown on the ground to slow a pursuing opponent from giving chase. What is their Japanese name?
    • A. 

      Shuriken

    • B. 

      Throwing Stars

    • C. 

      Keffe

    • D. 

      Tetsu Bishi

  • 31. 
    In Tae Kwon Do rules, what is the only hand technique, besides a block, that is legal in tournament combat?
    • A. 

      A Ridgehand

    • B. 

      A Reverse Punch

    • C. 

      A Lunge Punch

    • D. 

      A Back Knuckle Strike

  • 32. 
    Who was the vengeance-seeking black belt that tried to beat up Fonzie in "Happy Days"?
    • A. 

      Pat Morita

    • B. 

      Ron Howard

    • C. 

      Steve Martin

    • D. 

      Tom Hanks

  • 33. 
    In "Rollerball", the Houston team was to play the Tokyo team and were warned about their use of what Martial Arts techniques?
    • A. 

      Aikido And Jujutsu

    • B. 

      They Did Not Know What Tokyo Would Do

    • C. 

      Karate And Hap Ki Do

    • D. 

      Karate And Tae Kwon Do

  • 34. 
    Who is Mizugami?
    • A. 

      The Inventor Of Wing Chun Kung Fu

    • B. 

      The Water Goddess Which Appears On The Isshinryu Patch

    • C. 

      The First Japanese Female To Teach Karate

    • D. 

      The Head Of The JKA

  • 35. 
    In "Revenge of the Ninja", Braiden posed as Cho's friend and helped him open a Japanese art gallery as a front for what?
    • A. 

      Heroin Smuggling

    • B. 

      Bootleg Artifacts From The Orient

    • C. 

      Cocaine Smuggling

    • D. 

      Weapons

  • 36. 
    In "Ninja III, The Domination", the evil Ninja was killed, how was his death to be avenged?
    • A. 

      His Ryu Got Together And Killed His Murderer

    • B. 

      He Managed To Kill His Murderer Before He Himself Died

    • C. 

      His Spirit Possessed A Young Woman

    • D. 

      His Death Was Never Avenged

  • 37. 
    What is the name of the Hyung in Tae Kwon Do which corresponds to the Karate Kata "Basai Dai"?
    • A. 

      IIl Bo

    • B. 

      Naifanchi Chodan

    • C. 

      Paisai

    • D. 

      Choong Mu

  • 38. 
    Who entered a Japanese martial arts tournament as the returning champion with 301 wins and no loses?
    • A. 

      Royce Gracie

    • B. 

      Rickson Gracie

    • C. 

      Tank Abbot

    • D. 

      Frank Shamrock

  • 39. 
    What fighter (current day Japanese wrestler) has the distinction of being the first person to be knocked out in the UFC?
    • A. 

      Antonio Inoki

    • B. 

      Don Frye

    • C. 

      Remco Pardeul

    • D. 

      Orlando Weit

  • 40. 
    In 1993, what was the only state in the United States that allowed mixed martial arts fights?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Nevada

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Colorado

  • 41. 
    What person thought up the idea to hold the Ultimate Fighting Championship in an octagon?
    • A. 

      A Martial-Arts Magazine Editor

    • B. 

      A Colorado State Athletic Official

    • C. 

      A Kickboxer

    • D. 

      A Movie Producer

  • 42. 
    What caused a confrontation that had to be separated by John McCarthy between Ken Shamrock & Tito Ortiz?
    • A. 

      Ortiz Slapped Shamrock

    • B. 

      Shamrock Berated Ortiz Wife

    • C. 

      Ortiz Wore A Shirt Mocking The Lion's Den

    • D. 

      Shamrock's Student Guy Mezger Defeated Ortiz