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Alpine Skiing - Modern downhill skis have evolved significantly since the 1980s.Austria has won a record 31 gold medals in this sport since 1936.

a. Biathlon
b. Nordic Combined
c. Alpine Skiing
d. Ice Hockey


Nordic Combined - The Nordic combined sees athletes compete in cross-country skiing and ski jumping. Name the event, which can trace its origins to training under taken by Norwegian soldiers in the 1890s.

a. Freestyle Skiing
b. Cross Country
c. Ski Jump
d. Nordic Combined


Ice Hockey - Ice hockey is nicknamed 'The Fastest Game on Earth'.Name the sport in which "Body Checking" is allowed.

a. Curling
b. Ice Hockey
c. Figure Skating
d. Speed Skating


Biathlon - The biathlon combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.One minute may be added to a competitor's time for failing to hit targets in which sport?

a. Figure Skating
b. Biathlon
c. Ice Hockey
d. Alpine Skiing


Skeleton - The skeleton involves a person riding a sled down a frozen track while lying face down.Name the winter sport that has a combined maximum weight for the men's event of 115kg.

a. Luge
b. Alpine Skiing
c. Skeleton
d. Bobsleigh


Curling - Curling was included in the Winter Olympic Games in 1924.Name the winter sport that involves two teams of four players.

a. Curling
b. Luge
c. Alpine Skiing
d. Biathlon


Figure Skating - Figure Skating was the first winter sport included in the Olympics.Which Sport became a Winter Olympic event in 1908?

a. Alpine Skiing
b. Luge
c. Snowboarding
d. Figure Skating


Alpine Skiing - According to statistics, for every 1000 people skiing in a day, between two and four will require medical attention due to a fall.This sport has been contested at every Winter Olympics since 1936. Name it.

a. Alpine Skiing
b. Nordic Combined
c. Biathlon
d. Ice Hockey


Bobsleigh - Bobsleighs can attain speeds of over 100 mph. Which sport is track designer Udo Gurgel most associated with?

a. Luge
b. Bobsleigh
c. Alpine Skiing
d. Snowboarding


Luge - Luge events first appeared in the Olympic Winter Games in 1964.Visors, gloves and finger spikes are worn in which Olympic sport?

a. Ski jump
b. Luge
c. Alpine Skiing
d. Bobsleigh


Ski Jump - Ski Jumping has been a part of the Winter Olympic Games since 1924.Name the winter sport that has a variation called "Men's Individual Large Hill".

a. Bobsleigh
b. Snowboarding
c. Cross Country Skiing
d. Ski Jump


Freestyle Skiing - Jennifer retired in 2011.Winner of two medals including a gold, Jennifer Heil was a leading figure in which Sport?

a. Curling
b. Bobsleigh
c. Cross Country
d. Freestyle Skiing


Bobsleigh - The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation was founded in 1923.Name the Olympic sport that has a two-man and two-woman variation.

a. Ice Hockey
b. Bobsleigh
c. Speed Skating
d. Luge


Skeleton - The skeleton first appeared at the 2002 Winter OlympicsName the sport in which competitors travel face first.

a. Skeleton
b. Alpine Skiing
c. Bobsleigh
d. Luge


Speed Skating - There are threes types of speed skating including long track speed skating, short track speed skating and marathon speed skating.Name the winter sport in which kicking out would lead to a disqualification.

a. Speed Skating
b. Figure Skating
c. Curling
d. Ice Hockey




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