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Winter Sports Quiz

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1

What is the popular sport in Canada played on ice using heavy polished stones?

  • Stoning
  • Pucking
  • Curling

2

What is the second fastest non-motorised sport in the world, after speed diving?

  • Speed skating
  • Bobsleigh
  • Speed Skiing

3

How many competitors make up a Bobsleigh racing team?

  • 2 or 4
  • 2 or 8
  • 6 or 8

4

In which year were the first winter Olympics?

  • 1894
  • 1924
  • 1910

5

Snowboarding became and Olympic sport in which year?

  • 1988
  • 1992
  • 1998

6

In which country did Ice Hockey originate?

  • Finland
  • Canada
  • Norway

7

Where were the 1988 Winter Olympics held?

  • Canada
  • Norway
  • Sweden

8

What two events does the biathlon combine?

  • Downhill skiing and ski jumping
  • Cross-country skiing and shooting
  • Snowshoeing and fishing

9

The mascots of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, are:

  • A penguin and a reindeer
  • A polar bear and a snowshoe rabbit
  • A female snowball and a male ice cube

10

How many Winter Olympic sports are contested indoors?

  • 4
  • 8
  • 12

11

The oldest man to receive a Winter Olympics medal is 83-year-old Anders Haugen. In what sport did he receive his medal?

  • Curling
  • Ski jumping
  • Big air

12

Which country has won the most gold medals at the Winter Olympics?

  • Norway
  • Austria
  • Canada

 

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