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Question 1: depict a skier with one pole, located in Rødøy in the ________ region of Norway.

Question 2: With respect to skiing, Johannes (also known as Hannes) is to Austrians as Sondre Norheim and ________ is to Norwegians.
Henry DunantInternational Committee of the Red CrossUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesFridtjof Nansen

Question 3: ________ (1963– March 18, 2009)
Natasha RichardsonAngela LansburyGlenn CloseLiza Minnelli

Question 4: One of the world's oldest references to skiing is by ________'s "950 AD saga describing King Haakon Adalsteinsfostre the Good's practice of sending his tax collectors out on skis".
Skapti ÞóroddssonEinarr HelgasonEgill SkallagrímssonGunnlaugr Ormstunga

Question 5: Dry slope skiing is a year-round sport in countries like the ________ where the snow cover is insufficient for traditional skiing.
CanadaEnglandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 6: Military Skiing: In addition to its role in recreation and sport, skiing is also used as a means of transport by the ________, and many armies train troops for ski warfare.
MilitaryMilitary strategyMilitary historyMilitary science

Question 7: ________ (often called "downhill skiing"), originated in the European Alps, and is characterized by fixed-heel bindings that attach at both the toe and the heel of the skier's boot.
FIS Alpine Ski World CupAlpine skiingFIS Alpine World Ski ChampionshipsInternational Ski Federation

Question 8: This endurance race commemorates the memory of "freedom fighter" ________ and subsequently Swedish independence.
Christina of SwedenGustavus Adolphus of SwedenSigismund III VasaGustav I of Sweden

Question 9: The sport of ________ was developed from military skiing patrols.
BiathlonOlympic Games2006 Winter OlympicsBiathlon World Championships

Question 10: Nordic Jumping: Also called ski-flying and ________.
Adam MałyszGregor SchlierenzauerSki jumpingJanne Ahonen


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