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Luge Quiz

Posted: Friday February 01, 2002 3:55 PM
  Georg Hackl Georg Hackl will try for another gold medal at the 2002 Games. Allsport

1. How do athletes steer the sled?
Hands
Hands and feet
Legs and shoulders
Legs

2. What is the fastest speed competitors can go?
50 mph
70 mph
90 mph
110 mph

3. What is the name for the luge's seat?
Sling
Bed
Chair
Runner

4. In doubles, which individual lies on top?
Lighter
Heavier
Shorter
Taller

5. What do officials check at the beginning of each run?
Runner temperature
Sled length
Wind gusts
Athlete's breath

6. When did luge debut at the Olympics?
1924
1964
1980
1998

7. How many consecutive gold medals has Germany's Georg Hackl won in the Olympics?
One
Two
Three
Four

8. What term was used at the Lake Placid luge course to signify a crash?
Eighty-one
Zero
Break up
Loser

9. What is a labyrinth?
Series of three or more turns
Team of luge athletes
Part of the sled
Start

10. What language does the word "luge" come from?
English
Greek
Spanish
French

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