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Skiing Comprehension Quiz

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

1. In all the different forms of Olympic skiing, snow is

falling
optional
required
a) falling b) optional c) required

2. The only skiing event that includes target shooting is the

moguls
biathlon
slalom
a) moguls b) biathlon c) slalom

3. In the 1920s, the only form of skiing in the Olympics was

Alpine
Freestyle
Nordic
a) Alpine b) Freestyle c) Nordic

4. Alpine skiing originated in

Canada
Europe
Nepal
a) Canada b) Europe c) Nepal

5. In the Olympics, "ski jumping" is classified as

a Nordic sport
an Alpine sport
a Combined sport
a) a Nordic sport b) an Alpine sport c) a Combined sport

6. The highest hills that ski jumpers can jump from are called

ski-flying hills
sky-sailing hills
high-flying hills
a) ski-flying hills b) sky-sailing hills c) high-flying hills

7. To increase distance, ski jumpers form their skis into

a T-shape
an M-shape
a V-shape
a) a T-shape b) an M-shape c) a V-shape

8. A penalty is taken from biathlon skiers when they miss a

target
gate
loop
a) target b) gate c) loop

9. Which Olympic event combines downhill racing and giant slalom?

freestyle moguls
Super G
hot-dogging
a) freestyle moguls b) Super G c) hot-dogging

10. In aerial skiing, tricks account for what percentage of the score?

25%
50%
75%
a) 25% b) 50% c) 75%

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