Winter Sports quiz

This Winter sports quiz includes some of the more common individual sports include cross-country skiing, Alpine skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, speed skating, figure skating, luge, skeleton, bobsleigh and snowmobiling.

Common team sports include ice hockey, curling and bandy.

How much do you know about winter sports?

NB This is not a quiz for experts.

Welcome to your Best winter sports quiz (definitely not for experts !).


This sport is one of the sports in the winter olympics. What is it called ?

1 out of 15

This Olympic sport is called the "Skeleton" in which riders hurtle head first down an icy track. What is the top speed recorded during an Olympic Games ?

2 out of 15

Where is the highest ski resort in the world?

3 out of 15

Curling is often known as "chess on ice". What is the aim of the game?

4 out of 15

What is the world record for the tallest snowman ever?

5 out of 15

Nerves of steal are needed for this sport and it seems to attract "dare devil" personalities. What is the nick-name of one of the most unusual dare devil competitors who took part in this sport in the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

6 out of 15

From the following list of winter sports, which list includes an outdoor winter sport?

7 out of 15

What is the name of this particular sport in which competitors take off from a 2 to 4 metre ramp and then they are judged on the degree of difficultly (DD) of their jump maneuvers?

8 out of 15

The biggest snowball fight took place in Saskatoon, Canada on 31st January 2016. How many people took part?

9 out of 15

One of the nicest films about winter sports is the Disney film "Rasta Rocket". Which country did the bob sleighers represent?

10 out of 15

Are you an Olympics Mastermind?

Where were the first winter Olympic games held?

11 out of 15

From the list below, which move is NOT a real move in figure skating?

12 out of 15

What is the origin of the word "ski"?

13 out of 15

Snow canons are used these days to boost low snow levels. When was the patent for the artificial snow canon first approved?

14 out of 15

This is a new extreme winter sport. The first world championship was held in 2007 in Lienz, Austria. What are the traditional skis replaced with?

15 out of 15

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List of Winter Sports

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