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  • 1. 

    Which of the following is a Quote from Sun Tzu "The Art of War"?

    • A.

      All war is based on agression.

    • B.

      All war is based on greed.

    • C.

      All war is based on deception.

    • D.

      All war is fun.

    • E.

      War is hell

    Correct Answer
    C. All war is based on deception.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All war is based on deception." This quote from Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" highlights the importance of deception in warfare. Sun Tzu believed that through strategic deception, one could gain an advantage over their enemies and ultimately achieve victory. Deception can take various forms, such as misinformation, camouflage, or feigning weakness, and it plays a crucial role in military tactics and decision-making.

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  • 2. 

    Which three weapons are traditionally carried by a Samuria?

    • A.

      Katana, Wakizashi, Tanto

    • B.

      Katana, Bo, Shuriken

    • C.

      Sia, Shuriken, Hanbo

    • D.

      Katana, Wakizashi, Shuriken

    • E.

      Kama, Jo, Jitte

    Correct Answer
    A. Katana, Wakizashi, Tanto
    Explanation
    Samurais traditionally carried three weapons: a Katana (a longsword), a Wakizashi (a shorter sword), and a Tanto (a dagger). These weapons were essential for a samurai's self-defense and were also symbolic of their status and honor. The Katana was the primary weapon used in combat, while the Wakizashi was a backup weapon and a symbol of the samurai's social status. The Tanto was a secondary backup weapon used for close-quarters combat or for ceremonial purposes.

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  • 3. 

    What does 'Karate' mean in english?

    • A.

      The foot fist way

    • B.

      The gentle way

    • C.

      Flexible art

    • D.

      Empty hand

    • E.

      Water spirit

    Correct Answer
    D. Empty hand
    Explanation
    The term 'Karate' originated from Japan and it literally translates to 'empty hand' in English. This refers to the martial art form that primarily uses striking techniques with the hands and feet, without the need for any weapons. The term signifies the philosophy and practice of defending oneself using only the body, without relying on any external tools or weapons.

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  • 4. 

    Who founded Shorinji Kempo?

    • A.

      Uchiha Obito

    • B.

      Doshin So

    • C.

      Yuan Wen Qing

    • D.

      Jiang Bang Jun

    Correct Answer
    B. Doshin So
    Explanation
    Doshin So is the founder of Shorinji Kempo. Shorinji Kempo is a Japanese martial art that combines elements of self-defense, meditation, and philosophy. Doshin So developed this martial art in the 1940s with the aim of promoting peace and harmony in society. He incorporated techniques from various martial arts and emphasized the importance of mental and physical training. Today, Shorinji Kempo is practiced worldwide, and Doshin So's teachings continue to influence its practitioners.

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  • 5. 

    Which film did Chuck Norris first appear in?

    • A.

      Way of the Dragon.

    • B.

      Missing in Action.

    • C.

      Good Guys Wear Black.

    • D.

      Karate Kommados

    • E.

      The Wrecking Crew.

    Correct Answer
    E. The Wrecking Crew.
    Explanation
    Chuck Norris first appeared in the film "The Wrecking Crew."

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  • 6. 

    What is the Japanise name for the technique "Scarf Hold"?

    • A.

      Kata-gatame

    • B.

      Kesa-gatame

    • C.

      Juji-gatame

    • D.

      Ude-garami

    Correct Answer
    B. Kesa-gatame
    Explanation
    Kesa-gatame is the Japanese name for the technique "Scarf Hold". In this technique, the person performing it controls their opponent by pinning them on their back and securing their head and arm. The term "Kesa" refers to the position of the person's arm across their opponent's neck, resembling a scarf, while "gatame" means hold or control.

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  • 7. 

    In Taekwondo what is the translation for this kick technique "ap chagi"?

    • A.

      Side kick

    • B.

      Round house kick

    • C.

      Front kick

    • D.

      Axe kick

    • E.

      Hook kick

    Correct Answer
    C. Front kick
    Explanation
    The translation for the kick technique "ap chagi" in Taekwondo is front kick.

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  • 8. 

    Who is the star of "Ong-Bak"?

    • A.

      Tony Jaa

    • B.

      Jet Lee

    • C.

      Chuck Norris

    • D.

      Royce Garcie

    • E.

      Jackie Chan

    Correct Answer
    A. Tony Jaa
    Explanation
    Tony Jaa is the star of "Ong-Bak". This is evident from the fact that his name is listed as the first option among the choices provided.

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  • 9. 

    When was the first UFC held?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1991

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1993

    • E.

      1994

    Correct Answer
    D. 1993
    Explanation
    The first UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) was held in 1993.

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  • 10. 

    What is the name of the style of Kung Fu that the hero "Sing" practices in Kung Fu Hussle?

    • A.

      Shaolin

    • B.

      Kung Fu Wushu

    • C.

      Tai Chi Chuan

    • D.

      Hung Ling

    • E.

      Buddhist Palm

    Correct Answer
    E. Buddhist Palm
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Buddhist Palm. In the movie "Kung Fu Hustle," the hero "Sing" practices the style of Kung Fu known as Buddhist Palm. This style emphasizes open-handed strikes and powerful palm techniques. Sing learns this style in his quest to become a powerful martial artist and protect his neighborhood from gangsters. Buddhist Palm is known for its devastating palm strikes and is often associated with the Shaolin Temple, where Sing's training takes place.

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  • 11. 

    In Judo an "Ippon" scores you how many points?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    • E.

      1

    Correct Answer
    E. 1
    Explanation
    In Judo, an "Ippon" scores you 1 point. "Ippon" is the highest score a fighter can achieve in a match, and it is awarded for executing a perfect technique or throw that results in a clean and forceful throw of the opponent onto their back. This demonstrates complete control and dominance over the opponent, hence earning the highest score of 1 point.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these is Chinese for staff?

    • A.

      Gun

    • B.

      Dao

    • C.

      Jian

    • D.

      Qiang

    Correct Answer
    A. Gun
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Gun". In Chinese, "Gun" refers to a staff, which is a long wooden or metal pole used as a weapon or for martial arts training. This term specifically denotes the staff weapon in Chinese martial arts. "Dao" refers to a single-edged sword, "Jian" refers to a double-edged straight sword, and "Qiang" refers to a spear.

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  • 13. 

    In Eskrima how long is a Yantok?

    • A.

      28-36 inches

    • B.

      24-28 inches

    • C.

      4 - 7 inches

    • D.

      10 - 14 inches

    Correct Answer
    B. 24-28 inches
    Explanation
    A Yantok in Eskrima is a stick used in Filipino martial arts. It is typically around 24-28 inches long. This length is suitable for close-quarters combat and allows for quick and efficient strikes and blocks. It provides the practitioner with a good balance between reach and maneuverability, making it an effective weapon in Eskrima techniques and strategies.

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  • 14. 

    In Jiu Jitsu the throw "ogoshi" translates as?

    • A.

      Minor outer reap

    • B.

      Major inner reap

    • C.

      Major Wheel

    • D.

      Major Hip

    • E.

      Sholder drop

    Correct Answer
    D. Major Hip
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Major Hip." In Jiu Jitsu, the throw "ogoshi" refers to a major hip throw. This technique involves using the hip to lift and throw an opponent over the practitioner's back. It is a powerful and effective technique that requires proper timing, balance, and hip movement to execute successfully.

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  • 15. 

    In Karate "Age-zuki" means?

    • A.

      Center kick

    • B.

      Upward Punch

    • C.

      Back fist

    • D.

      Roundhouse kick

    • E.

      Hammer fist

    Correct Answer
    B. Upward Punch
    Explanation
    "Age-zuki" is a term used in Karate, where "age" means upward and "zuki" means punch. Therefore, "Age-zuki" refers to an upward punch in Karate.

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  • 16. 

    Just for fun! Is it true that Chuck Norris's tears can cure any illness?

    • A.

      Yes - too bad he never cries

    • B.

      No - chuck norris cant cry

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes - too bad he never cries
    Explanation
    Chuck Norris is known for his tough and invincible persona, so it is believed that his tears have the power to cure any illness. However, the statement humorously mentions that he never cries, implying that his tears are never actually available to be used for healing purposes.

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