Level 2 Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The glide event consists of a 10 to 15 meter run with three gates.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The glide is a non-gated, 10 meter course for beginning skiers.

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  • 2. 

    All Alpine events start with the commands of "3.2.1.GO."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    All Alpine events start with the commands of "5. 4. 3. 2.1. GO."

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  • 3. 

    Athletes are allowed to have shadow skiers during their timed runs.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Athletes are not allowed to have shadow skiers during their timed runs. This would provide an unfair advantage as the shadow skier could potentially block wind or create a better line for the athlete. Additionally, having a shadow skier could interfere with the accuracy of the timing system. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 4. 

    Athletes may ski with or without poles.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because athletes have the option to ski with or without poles. Some athletes prefer to use poles for balance and propulsion, while others choose to ski without poles for a different style or technique. The decision to use poles or not depends on the individual athlete's preference and the specific type of skiing they are participating in.

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  • 5. 

    A helmet appropriate for alpine ski racing is required of all competitors in official training and competition for all levels of competition.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement states that a helmet appropriate for alpine ski racing is required for all competitors in official training and competition at all levels. This means that regardless of the level of competition, all participants must wear a suitable helmet for safety purposes. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 6. 

    During competition, an athlete who misses a gate has 90 seconds to re-enter the course at any point prior to the missed gate.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The athlete will have two minutes to re-enter the course at any point prior to the missed gate.

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  • 7. 

    The downhill event consists of how many timed runs?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    The downhill event consists of only one timed run. This means that the participants have only one opportunity to complete the course and record their time. Unlike other events that may have multiple runs or rounds, the downhill event is a single run where the fastest time determines the winner.

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  • 8. 

    Which event is offered by Special Olympics Minnesota?

    • A.

      Downhill

    • B.

      Slalom

    • C.

      Glide

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Events offered are slalom, giant slalom, downhill and glide.

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  • 9. 

    Which level of competition is offered by Special Olympics Minnesota?

    • A.

      Beginner

    • B.

      Novice

    • C.

      Expert

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Novice
    Explanation
    Levels offered are novice, intermediate and advanced

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  • 10. 

    Awards for the slalom and giant slalom are based on which of the following?

    • A.

      The average time of two timed runs

    • B.

      The average time of three timed runs

    • C.

      The combined time of two timed runs

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. The combined time of two timed runs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the combined time of two timed runs. This means that the awards for the slalom and giant slalom events are determined by adding together the times from two separate runs. This method allows for a more accurate assessment of the skier's overall performance, taking into account any variations or mistakes that may have occurred in each individual run.

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