What's Your Martial Arts Weaponry Knowledge?

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Test your knowledge of weapons used in Chinese martial arts.


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  • 1. 
    Legends of this wooden weapon - typically composed of rattan or white waxwood - propose that the founder of the Northern Sung Dynasty, Emperor Sung Tai Jo, either developed or invented this particular weapon prior to his becoming emperor.
    • A. 

      Bayonet

    • B. 

      Taiji Dao Sword

    • C. 

      Triple Stick/Three Section Staff

    • D. 

      Double Dao

    • E. 

      Pu dao

  • 2. 
    Which part of the sword is the strongest?
    • A. 

      The guard

    • B. 

      The blade root

    • C. 

      The handle

    • D. 

      The side of the sword

    • E. 

      The tip

  • 3. 
    What is the difference between the Taiji Dao and the regular Dao?
    • A. 

      A Taiji dao is narrower than a regular dao.

    • B. 

      A Taiji dao is longer than a regular dao.

    • C. 

      Unlike a regular dao, Taiji dao has an upper edge.

    • D. 

      None of the above are true.

    • E. 

      All of the above are true.

  • 4. 
    Which of these is the name of one of the Four Methods of the Triple Stick?
    • A. 

      Split Beard

    • B. 

      Eagle Claw

    • C. 

      Coiling Snake

    • D. 

      Crouching Tiger

    • E. 

      Hidden Dragon

  • 5. 
    True or False: Eastern-style bayonet fighting theory traditionally teaches soldiers to lunge when executing either long or short thrusts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False