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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  A ski orienteering competitor.
  Control description sheet (pictorial)
  An orienteering map
  World Orienteering Championships 2007 in Kiev, Ukraine. Winners of middle-distance event: Simone Niggli-Luder, Switzerland, and Thierry Gueorgiou, France

Question 2: By 2006, 67 national orienteering federations were member societies of the ________.
European Orienteering ChampionshipsInternational Orienteering FederationWorld Orienteering ChampionshipsJunior World Orienteering Championships

Question 3: A thumb compass, or ________ on a short wrist cord.
RudderGlobal Positioning SystemInertial navigation systemCompass

Question 4: Although not an official ________, an international ski-orienteering event was held in Sugadaira, Japan, as part of the International Cultural Festival held in conjunction with the XVIII Winter Olympic Games in Nagano in 1998.
1992 Summer Olympics1988 Summer OlympicsOlympic sportsDemonstration sport

Question 5: Following ________, orienteering spread throughout Europe and to Asia, North America and Oceania.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 6: The first orienteering competition open to the public was held in ________ in 1897.
GermanyUnited StatesNorwayPoland

Question 7: Shorter events, often held in city ________ and other more urban settings.
WildernessParkNational parkYosemite National Park

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Foot-O relay, hand-off just completed
  Detail of an orienteering map: the course shall be overprinted in PMS purple
  A ski orienteering competitor.
  Detail of an orienteering map: the course shall be overprinted in PMS purple

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Detail of an orienteering map: the course shall be overprinted in PMS purple
  Small child orienteering
  A ski orienteering competitor.
  An orienteer at a control point

Question 10: Orienteering sports combine significant ________ with a specific method of travel.
NavigationCompassAmateur radio direction findingGlobal Positioning System







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