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Gymnastics Vocabulary Quiz

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1. The apparatus used in rhythmic gymnastics includes

leaps and spins
clubs and ropes
rings and bars
a) leaps and spins b) clubs and ropes c) rings and bars

2. Somersaults, handstands and twists can be performed

during a vault
on the rings
in a floor exercise
a) during a vault b) on the rings c) in a floor exercise

3. The uneven bars and balance beam are artistic gymnastics events for

women
men
men and women
a) women b) men c) men and women

4. The last part of a dismount when the feet hit the ground is called a

landing
footing
dropping
a) landing b) footing c) dropping

5. Competitors might fall over if they lose their

place
balance
temper
a) place b) balance c) temper

6. In which event is a springboard used?

pommel horse
vault
trampolining
a) pommel horse b) vault c) trampolining

7. In which event would you NOT see twists and somersaults?

floor exercise
trampolining
rings
a) floor exercise b) trampolining c) rings

8. Before performing, a trampolinist does a series of high

bounces
jumps
fives
a) bounces b) jumps c) fives

9. Tumbling lines are executed during which event?

balance beam
parallel bars
floor exercise
a) blockage b) parallel bars c) floor exercise

10. On top of a pommel horse there are

three pommels
two handles
one saddle
a) three pommels b) two handles c) one saddle

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