Archery Quiz

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Question 1:

What is the target called in archery?

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The center of the target is called...
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Bullseye - The bullseye is the center of the target in archery and is the primary aim for archers.

Question 2:

Which of the following is a traditional bow used in archery?

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This type of bow has a long, straight limb.
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Longbow - The longbow is a simple bow made of a single piece of wood and has been used historically in archery.

Question 3:

What is the name of the device used to protect the archer's arm from the snap of the bowstring?

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It protects the inside of the forearm.
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Arm guard - An arm guard is worn on the inside of the forearm to prevent the bowstring from hitting the arm during release.

Question 4:

In archery, what is the name of the stance where the archer's body is perpendicular to the target?

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The archer's body is turned 90 degrees to the target.
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Open stance - In an open stance, the archer's body is turned 90 degrees to the target, allowing for better alignment and aiming.

Question 5:

What is the name of the small feathers on an arrow that help it fly straight?

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They are attached to the back end of the arrow.
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Fletching - Fletching stabilizes the arrow during flight and helps it maintain a straight trajectory.

Question 6:

What is the name of the center spot on the target in archery?

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It's the most coveted spot on the target.
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Bullseye - The bullseye is the center spot on the target and is the highest scoring area in archery.

Question 7:

What is the term for the hand that draws the bowstring in archery?

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It's the hand responsible for pulling the bowstring.
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Draw hand - The draw hand is the hand that pulls back the bowstring in archery.

Question 8:

What is the name of the technique where an archer releases the bowstring without conscious effort?

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It involves using specific muscles for release.
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Back tension release - Back tension release involves using the back muscles to release the bowstring without conscious effort.

Question 9:

What is the term for the vertical distance between the nocking point and the arrow rest on a bow?

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It's related to the positioning of the arrow on the bow.
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Brace height - Brace height is an important factor that affects the bow's performance and the arrow's flight.

Question 10:

What is the name of the archery discipline where archers shoot at targets of varying distances in a wooded setting?

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It involves shooting in natural environments.
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Field archery - Field archery simulates hunting conditions and requires archers to navigate through varying terrains.

Question 11:

What is the name of the international governing body for the sport of archery?

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The organization's acronym is WA.
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World Archery Federation - The World Archery Federation (WA) is the international governing body for the sport of archery. It is responsible for setting and interpreting the rules, organizing international events, and promoting the sport globally.

Question 12:

What is the minimum diameter, in millimeters, of the 10-ring on a standard 40cm indoor target face?

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The diameter is an odd number between 5 and 11.
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7mm - In indoor archery, the 10-ring on a standard 40cm target face has a minimum diameter of 7mm. Arrows must land within this ring to score maximum points.

Question 13:

Which archery discipline involves shooting at a target from varying distances with unmarked distances and varying terrain?

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This discipline takes place in natural settings with varying distances.
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Field Archery - Field archery is a discipline where archers shoot at targets set at varying distances, often in woodland and rough terrain, with unmarked distances. It requires skill in estimating distances and adapting to different terrains.

Question 14:

Which type of bow has limbs that curve away from the archer when unstrung?

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This type of bow is commonly used in Olympic archery.
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Recurve bow - A recurve bow is so named because the tips of the limbs curve away from the archer when the bow is unstrung. This design allows for more power and speed in the arrow's flight.

Question 15:

What is the term for the round, colored markers used to indicate the scoring zones on an archery target?

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They are concentric circles with different colors.
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Scoring rings - Scoring rings are the round, colored markers on an archery target that define the different scoring zones, with the highest points awarded for hitting the center rings.

Question 16:

What is the primary objective of Kyudo?

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Kyudo is a traditional Japanese martial art involving archery.
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Hitting the target accurately - Kyudo, the way of the bow, focuses on the spiritual and moral development of the archer, with the primary goal being hitting the target accurately.

Question 17:

What is the traditional Japanese bow used in Kyudo called?

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The name of the traditional Japanese bow used in Kyudo starts with the letter 'Y'.
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Yumi - The Yumi is a unique asymmetrical bow used in Kyudo, characterized by its long and curved shape.

Question 18:

In Kyudo, what is the purpose of the unique glove worn on the right hand?

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The glove worn on the right hand in Kyudo is specifically designed to aid in the release of the arrow.
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Facilitating smooth release of the arrow - The glove, called a Yugake, is designed to ensure a smooth and controlled release of the arrow, enhancing the archer's technique.

Question 19:

What is the target used in Kyudo called?

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The name of the target used in Kyudo starts with the letter 'M'.
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Mato - The Mato is a circular target made of straw used in Kyudo, and hitting it accurately is a fundamental aspect of the practice.

Question 20:

What does the term 'Makiwara' refer to in Kyudo?

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Makiwara is used for practicing techniques in Kyudo.
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Training device for practicing archery techniques - Makiwara is a padded straw target used to practice correct form and technique in Kyudo.

Question 21:

What is the Japanese term for the release of the arrow in Kyudo?

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The release is a key moment in the shooting process.
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Hanare - In Kyudo, 'Hanare' is the term used for the release of the arrow, representing the culmination of focus, technique, and discipline.

Question 22:

What is the purpose of the 'Kake' in Kyudo?

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The 'Kake' plays a role in maintaining control during the shooting process.
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To stabilize the bow grip - The 'Kake' serves to stabilize the bow grip, contributing to the precision and consistency of the archer's technique.