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Skiing Vocabulary Quiz

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1. An event in which each person on a team completes part of a race is called a

relay
teamwork
round up
a) relay b) teamwork c) round up

2. The circular track that skiers use in biathlon is called

a run
a loop
a peak
a) a run b) a loop c) a peak

3. Eye protectors worn by skiers are called

poles
shades
goggles
a) poles b) shades c) goggles

4. Slalom and giant slalom are technical events, but downhill and Super G are

Nordic events
Speed events
Alpine events
a) Nordic events b) Speed events c) Alpine events

5. A step made while wearing skis is called a

slope
track
stride
a) slope b) track c) stride

6. The ski binding holds the ski to the

boot
lift
pole
a) boot b) lift c) pole

7. Bumps in the snow are called

beams
moguls
traps
a) beams b) moguls c) traps

8. The top of a mountain is the

peak
peek
pique
a) peak b) peek c) pique

9. A very tight turn is a

sharp turn
wide turn
blunt turn
a) sharp turn b) wide turn c) blunt turn

10. The sets of upright poles that downhill skiers must ski between are called

fences
doors
gates
a) fences b) doors c) gates

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