Level 2 Athletics Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Special Olympics Minnesota runs a closed track event, meaning only those athletes about to compete, in competition, or in the awards process, as well as volunteers facilitating these areas, are allowed in the competition area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In race up to and including 400M, races will start with a three command start ("on your marks,"  "set" and when all the competitors are set, gun shall be fired) and runners shall stay in their lanes the duration of the event.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In the standing long jump, a competitor shall use both feet on the take-off.  He/she may rock backward and forward lifting his/her heels and toes alternately, but he/she may not lift either foot completely off the ground.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A general rule of thumb is to bring athletes to the staging area 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time for each event.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When is an athlete disqualified from a running event that is 400 meters or shorter?
    • A. 

      When an athlete steps outside of their lane

    • B. 

      When an athlete steps outside of their lane and impedes the progress of another athlete

    • C. 

      When an athlete has one false start

  • 6. 
    In what events can athletes start in a different lane and move to another lane to finish?
    • A. 

      Relay

    • B. 

      100 and 400

    • C. 

      400 and 800

    • D. 

      800 and 1500

  • 7. 
    What is minimum distance an athlete must be able to jump to enter the running long jump?
    • A. 

      Two feet

    • B. 

      Four feet

    • C. 

      Half meter

    • D. 

      One meter

  • 8. 
    In what instance is this a legal high jump?
    • A. 

      One foot jump in a forward motion

    • B. 

      Two foot jump in a forward motion

    • C. 

      One foot jump in a backwards motion

    • D. 

      Two foot jump in a backwards motion

  • 9. 
    If an athlete is competing in either the tennis ball throw or the softball throw what is the maximum distance they could throw?
    • A. 

      25 meters

    • B. 

      20 meters

    • C. 

      15 meters

    • D. 

      10 meters

  • 10. 
    In a 25M event, an athlete uses a walker and needs someone physically on the track.  In which event should they be entered?
    • A. 

      25M

    • B. 

      25M walk

    • C. 

      25M walk - device assisted

    • D. 

      25M walk - physical assist

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