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Figure Skating Comprehension Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests reading comprehension of the Figure Skating page.

1. What do figure skaters wear on their feet?

roller blades
ice blades
ice skates
a) roller blades b) ice blades c) ice skates

2. International figure skating competitions are regulated by the

International Skates Union
International Skating Union
International Skaters Union
a) International Skates Union b) International Skating Union c) International Skaters Union

3. The first known account of figure skating was written in the

17th century
18th century
19th century
a) 17th century b) 18th century c) 19th century

4. Along the bottom of a figure skate blade you can see

a long groove
jagged teeth
sharp points
a) a long groove b) jagged teeth c) sharp points

5. Which are NOT elements in competitive figure skating?

a) jumps b) lifts c) throws

6. Which can only be performed in figure skating pairs and ice dancing?

a) lifts b) jumps c) spins

7. In a competition, figure skaters usually perform two

a) elements b) sequences c) programs

8. In which discipline are lifts above the shoulders never allowed?

pair skating
ice dancing
synchronized skating
a) pair skating b) ice dancing c) synchronized skating

9. Step sequences usually include

rockers and mohawks
steps and falls
hops and turns
a) rockers and mohawks b) steps and falls c) hops and turns

10. One of the two scores given in figure skating competitions is called the

program components score
total program score
average TES score
a) program components score b) total program score c) average TES score

Your score is:

Correct answers: