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Trivia Quiz - Curling: A "Cool" Sport

Test your knowledge on the great sport of Curling! Great fun is just a stone's throw away...

Quiz Number: 4952
Date Submitted: February 07, 2013
Quiz Categories: Sports, Olympic Sports
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Average Score: 74 percent
Times Taken: 50 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4

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1. Curling is traditionally played on what kind of surface?
  A.   Grass
  B.   Ice
  C.   Pavement
  D.   Lava Bed

2. In which country did the sport of Curling originate?
  A.   Canada
  B.   Norway
  C.   Scotland
  D.   Iceland

3. What is the scoring area called with the colored, concentric rings?
  A.   Home
  B.   House
  C.   Eye
  D.   End Zone

4. What is the smallest center scoring ring called?
  A.   Bullet
  B.   Bell
  C.   Bank
  D.   Button

5. What is each round of play called?
  A.   A Slide
  B.   A Throw
  C.   An End
  D.   An Easy

6. If one team holds the 'hammer' in a round of play, what does that signify?
  A.   They have the better seasonal record
  B.   They typically throw the hardest shots
  C.   They will have the first shot in the round
  D.   They will have the last shot in the round

7. Which of these is a typical Curling shot during game play?
  A.   Guard
  B.   Draw
  C.   Bank
  D.   Both A and B

8. Which of these is NOT a typical 'take-out' Curling shot?
  A.   Hit and Roll
  B.   Peel
  C.   Slam
  D.   Double

9. In Curling, what are the brooms used for?
  A.   Sweeping litter from the ice surface
  B.   Keeping the locker rooms tidy
  C.   Sweeping the ice to direct the path of the rocks
  D.   Sweeping the ice to ensure all rocks run straight

10. What is the leader of a Curling team called?
  A.   Icer
  B.   Chief
  C.   Skipper
  D.   Skip®   

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