Triathlon Quiz

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In sport, a triathlon is a multiple-stage competition that requires the completion of three sequential endurance disciples – typically involving swimming, cycling and running. What can you tell us about the race? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which distance is the longest type of event?
    • A. 

      Half-iron

    • B. 

      Sprint

    • C. 

      26.2

    • D. 

      Olympic

  • 2. 
    According to USAT rules which item must you have?
    • A. 

      Water bottle

    • B. 

      A wet suit

    • C. 

      A road or triathlon bike

    • D. 

      A helmet

    • E. 

      Running shoes

  • 3. 
    On race morning, what is the best option?
    • A. 

      Eat what they are offering at the host hotel.

    • B. 

      Skip it.

    • C. 

      Anything you can find, as long as it fills you all the way up

    • D. 

      Wake-up early and eat what you are used to so it can digest properly

  • 4. 
    Your event is USAT sponsored. Which item can you use during the race, on race day?
    • A. 

      Aerobars

    • B. 

      Glass water bottle

    • C. 

      Swim fins

    • D. 

      Walkman

  • 5. 
    When should you pump up the tires on your bike for the last time before you ride it on the course?
    • A. 

      After the swim.

    • B. 

      Race morning

    • C. 

      Anytime a week before

    • D. 

      Only after the race

  • 6. 
    According to USTA rules at what temperature can you no longer where a wetsuit, if you wish to me eligable for prizes?
    • A. 

      88

    • B. 

      83

    • C. 

      78

    • D. 

      73

    • E. 

      63

  • 7. 
    Where should you start during the swim no matter how good or poor a swimmer you are?
    • A. 

      Always in the front, it clearer

    • B. 

      According to ability level

    • C. 

      Always in the back, that way you can swim over the top of other swimmers.

    • D. 

      Doesn't matter, the swim stinks

  • 8. 
    On the bike.  What is blocking?
    • A. 

      Following directly behind someone.

    • B. 

      Riding on the left side of the lane.

    • C. 

      Riding on the right side of the lane.

    • D. 

      Riding too slow in the right lane.

  • 9. 
    On the bike, which carries a penatly?
    • A. 

      Not buckling your helmet.

    • B. 

      Riding in front of someone.

    • C. 

      Using your brakes down a hill.

    • D. 

      Using your brakes up a hill

  • 10. 
    On the run, it is important is to remember all of these things except?
    • A. 

      Pacing

    • B. 

      Good form

    • C. 

      Running faster up hill

    • D. 

      Hydrating

  • 11. 
    If you walk on the run, you will be disqualified?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False