Quiz: Can You Answer These 16 Bowling Questions Every Human Should Know?

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A quiz on the rules and general playing culture of one the greatest American pastimes, bowling! See if you can get every question!

 Nov 18, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
How many finger holes are in a bowling ball?
Two
Three
Four
2 of 16Pick your answer!
A diagonal slash indicates what?
Spare
Strike
Cover
3 of 16Pick your answer!
How does someone get a spare?
Knock down all the pins in the second ball
Knock down no pins at all
Knock down all the pins in the first ball
4 of 16Pick your answer!
What is usually the first thing you do when you go bowling?
Measure the alley's width
Choose your bowling ball
Exchange shoes
5 of 16Pick your answer!
What letter represents a strike on screen?
X
Z
Y
6 of 16Pick your answer!
How many rolls do you get in one frame?
Two
One
Three
7 of 16Pick your answer!
There are typically _____ pins in a bowling alley.
Ten
Eleven
Thirteen
8 of 16Pick your answer!
An open frame is when someone _________.
gets two spares in a row.
gets two strikes in a row
doesn't knock down any pin in one frame
9 of 16Pick your answer!
What does it mean to have a "gutter ball"?
You knock down every pin
You don't knock down any pin
You bounce the ball on the floor
10 of 16Pick your answer!
How many strikes can you get in one frame?
Three
One
Two
11 of 16Pick your answer!
If someone gets a strike in frame 1 and a five in frame 2, what score is in frame 1?
50
5
15
12 of 16Pick your answer!
In bowling, what is a "turkey"?
Getting seven spares in a row
Going through an entire game with only open frames
Getting three strikes in a row
13 of 16Pick your answer!
How many rolls do people normally get in the 10th frame?
One
Two
Three
14 of 16Pick your answer!
When does a bonus roll occur for the 10th frame?
When you don't knock down any pin
When you get a spare or strike
When you plead with the manager
15 of 16Pick your answer!
Getting strikes in every frame is called a _______ game.
perfect
strikeout
striking
16 of 16Pick your answer!
People normally roll with which hand?
Subordinate
Secondary
Dominant
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