Personal Psych IQ Test (Gymnastics) - Kylie

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Grips are used on

    • A.

      Floor

    • B.

      Beam

    • C.

      Bars

    • D.

      Rings

    Correct Answer
    C. Bars
    Explanation
    Grips are used on bars in various sports and activities such as gymnastics, weightlifting, and rock climbing. In gymnastics, grips provide a better grip on the bars, allowing athletes to perform complex maneuvers with more control and stability. In weightlifting, grips help to prevent the bar from slipping out of the hands during heavy lifts. Similarly, in rock climbing, grips are essential for maintaining a secure hold on the climbing bars or holds, ensuring the climber's safety and stability.

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  • 2. 

    A yurchenko is 

    • A.

      A back flip with a double twist

    • B.

      Straddle to handstand on bars

    • C.

      A round off back flip dismount off beam

    • D.

      A round off back handspring on vault

    Correct Answer
    D. A round off back handspring on vault
    Explanation
    A yurchenko is a round off back handspring on vault. This is a common vaulting technique used in gymnastics where the gymnast performs a round off onto the springboard, followed by a back handspring onto the vaulting table, and then finishes with a variety of twists or flips in the air before landing.

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  • 3. 

    Women compete on all of the following events except for

    • A.

      Parallel Bars

    • B.

      Beam

    • C.

      Uneven bars

    • D.

      Vault

    Correct Answer
    A. Parallel Bars
    Explanation
    Women do not compete on parallel bars in gymnastics. The parallel bars is an apparatus used in men's gymnastics, where they perform various skills and routines. Women, on the other hand, compete on beam, uneven bars, and vault as part of their gymnastics events.

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  • 4. 

    Nastia Liukin won the olympic women's all-around gold medal in the year

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      1996

    • C.

      2004

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    D. 2008
    Explanation
    Nastia Liukin won the Olympic women's all-around gold medal in 2008. This was the year when the Olympic Games were held in Beijing, China. Liukin, an American gymnast, achieved great success in the 2008 Olympics, winning a total of five medals, including the coveted all-around gold. Her performances showcased her exceptional skill, precision, and artistry, making her a standout athlete in gymnastics.

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  • 5. 

    "Stick" is a term used to describe

    • A.

      An executed landing with no extra movement or steps

    • B.

      A high difficulty skill performed correctly during competition

    • C.

      A straight body flip off the vault table

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. An executed landing with no extra movement or steps
    Explanation
    The term "stick" is used to describe an executed landing with no extra movement or steps. This means that the gymnast lands a skill or routine cleanly without any wobbles, hops, or additional steps. It signifies a high level of control, balance, and precision in the landing.

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  • 6. 

    There are ____ levels in the USA gymnastics program

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10 because the USA gymnastics program consists of 10 levels. Each level represents a different skill set and difficulty level for gymnasts to progress through as they advance in their training and abilities. This allows gymnasts to continually challenge themselves and improve their skills as they move up the levels.

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  • 7. 

    An aerial is

    • A.

      A type of gymnastics

    • B.

      A cartwheel with no hands

    • C.

      A type of flip

    • D.

      An apparatus

    Correct Answer
    B. A cartwheel with no hands
    Explanation
    An aerial is a type of gymnastics move where the person performs a cartwheel without using their hands for support. It requires a great deal of balance, strength, and control to execute properly. This move is often seen in artistic gymnastics and is considered an advanced skill. Aerials are performed by launching oneself into the air, rotating the body sideways, and landing on one foot while the other leg extends out to the side. It is an impressive and challenging maneuver that showcases the gymnast's athleticism and skill.

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  • 8. 

    Stepping outside a white line on floor during a competition is

    • A.

      An automatic disqualitifcation

    • B.

      A 10 point deduction

    • C.

      Used to signal the end of your routine

    • D.

      A 0.10 point deduction

    Correct Answer
    D. A 0.10 point deduction
    Explanation
    Stepping outside a white line on the floor during a competition results in a 0.10 point deduction. This means that if a competitor accidentally steps outside the designated area, they will have 0.10 points deducted from their overall score. This deduction serves as a penalty for not staying within the boundaries of the performance area and can have an impact on the final results of the competition.

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  • 9. 

    How many events do men compete in?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    C. 6
    Explanation
    Men compete in 6 events.

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  • 10. 

    A back tuck is the same as a back flip

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A back tuck and a back flip are indeed the same thing. Both terms refer to a gymnastics or acrobatic move where a person jumps backwards and performs a full rotation in the air before landing on their feet. The terms "back tuck" and "back flip" are often used interchangeably to describe this particular movement. Therefore, the statement "A back tuck is the same as a back flip" is correct.

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