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Whitewater canoeing: Quiz


Question 1: Slalom is a technical competitive form of canoeing, and the only whitewater event to appear in the ________.
Roller derbyNetballOlympic GamesWomen's sports

Question 2: Boofing, in whitewater canoeing, refers to the raising of the canoe's bow during freefall, while descending a ledge, ducking behind a boulder, or running a ________.
United StatesCanadaWaterfallUnited Kingdom

Question 3: Paddling on rivers, lakes and oceans is as old as the ________.
PaleolithicUpper PaleolithicPrehistoryStone Age

Question 4: The Greek, Herodotus, 484-425 BC, wrote in his travel diaries about boats with which merchandise was brought from ________ to Babylon.

Question 5: Whitewater canoeing is the sport of paddling a ________ on a moving body of water, typically a whitewater river.
CanoeWhitewater kayakingKayakSea kayak

Question 6: The term is an ________ which mimics the sound that is usually created when the hull of the canoe makes contact with water at the base of the waterfall.
Cross-linguistic onomatopoeiasOnomatopoeiaEnglish languageFrog

Question 7: Traditionally, canoes were made of tree bark, sewn with tree roots and sealed with ________.

Question 8: Whitewater canoeing at the ________
Jim BarksdaleLife (magazine)Time WarnerOpen Directory Project

Question 9: The raft, the catamaran, the ________ and the kayak evolved depending on the needs and environment of the indigenous peoples in different parts of the world.
Whitewater kayakingCanoeSea kayakWhitewater canoeing

Question 10: Grade/Class VI can be described as severe or almost unrunnable whitewater, such as ________.
OntarioNiagara FallsNiagara RiverNiagara Falls, Ontario


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