Quiz: Only An Olympic Gymnast Could Pass This Gymnastics Test. Can You?

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Do you love watching, or participating in, gymnastics? If you do, you'll be able to answer these fun and easy questions!

 May 31, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the U.S. women's gymnastics team called after they won the gold in Atlanta?
The Dirty Dozen
The Magnificent 7
Fox Force Five

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is NOT part of gymnastics?
Dressage
Balance beam
Uneven bars

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these skills is NOT in the beam routine?
Pivot turn
Jazz turn
Split leap

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In which country did gymnastics originate from?
Egypt
Peru
Greece

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first gymnast in Olympic history to score a perfect 10?
Simone Biles
Mary Lou Retton
Nadia Comaneci

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many Olympic judges are required for gymnastics?
9
4
7

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the minimum age requirement for a gymnast to compete in the Olympics?
10
14
16

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many levels are there in gymnastics?
5
10
20

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is NOT a women's gymnastics event?
Vault
Rings
Uneven bars

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When are men at their peak gymnastics ability?
Late teens to early 20s
14-18
10-14

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Where is the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame located?
Manhattan
Paris
Oklahoma City

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who is known as the "Father of the Modern Gymnastics"?
Jim Thorpe
Nikola Tesla
Frederich Ludwig

13 of 18True or false:

The first gymnasts would compete naked. True or False?
False
True

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How long has gymnastics been an Olympic sport?
Since ancient times
Since the 17th century
Just over 100 years

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Songs for floor routines are allowed to have words. True or False?
True
False

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is it called when a gymnast makes a full turn in the air without touching anything?
An aerial
A flight maneuver
A liftoff

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is it called when a gymnast leaves the equipment at the end of a routine?
Dismount
Disengage
Exit

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the name of the move wherea gymnast lifts the back leg to a 45 degree angle holding it for at least one second?
Twist-turn
Arabesque
Handstand
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Gymnastics is known to most people as a sport that requires strength, flexibility, and agility while doing tricks and stunts. It's hard to imagine being a gymnast for most, but watching it is still pretty incredible! If you are a gymnast yourself, or just love watching gymnasts compete, you'll be able to answer the questions on this fun and challenging quiz!

Each event in gymnastics challenges the grace, agility, coordination, and strength of a gymnast and there's no better place to see gymnasts do their thing than once every four years in the Olympics. The men and girls who vie for Olympics gold often become superstars in their own right and some even change the way the sport is played!

Do you know the names of Olympiads who have made their marks on the sport? Do you know how they are judged? Do you know the types and number of stunts they must do to compete in the Olympics and how old they are when they start training? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this quiz is for you!

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