Judo Quiz

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Welcome to our Free Online Judo Quiz, where you can challenge yourself and discover the ins and outs of this dynamic martial art. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned practitioner, this interactive quiz is designed to engage and educate.

Uncover fascinating facts, test your understanding of Judo techniques, and gain valuable insights to elevate your practice. It’s an opportunity to expand your knowledge, enhance your skills, and most importantly, it’s completely free!

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Disclaimer: The hard questions in the Judo Quiz are challenging. To finish the game and reaching the master level typically requires a significant amount of grit, determination and perseverance. I you want to learn more about judo check out our article about Judo as a passion.

Question 1:

What is the objective of Judo?

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Judo focuses on throwing and takedowns.
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To throw or takedown an opponent to the ground - Judo is a martial art that emphasizes throws and takedowns to immobilize or subdue an opponent.

Question 2:

What is the uniform worn in Judo called?

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The uniform has a two-letter name.
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Gi - The Gi is a traditional uniform worn in Judo that consists of a jacket and pants.

Question 3:

In Judo, what is the term for a practice bout or sparring session?

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The term starts with the letter 'R'.
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Randori - Randori is a form of free practice in Judo where practitioners engage in live, resistance-based training.

Question 4:

What is the highest rank in Judo?

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This belt color indicates mastery.
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Black belt - The Black belt signifies a high level of proficiency and understanding of Judo techniques and principles.

Question 5:

What is the Japanese term for the throwing techniques in Judo?

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The term includes 'waza' which means technique.
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Nage-waza - Nage-waza refers to the various throwing techniques used in Judo to off-balance and throw an opponent.

Question 6:

What is the Japanese term for the Judo belt?

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This term is also used in other Japanese martial arts.
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Obi - The Obi is a belt worn as part of the Judo uniform to signify the practitioner's rank.

Question 7:

Who is the founder of Judo?

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He is also known for his contributions to physical education.
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Jigoro Kano - Jigoro Kano developed Judo as a physical, mental, and moral pedagogy in Japan.

Question 8:

What is the term for a Judo throw that involves lifting the opponent onto your hips and then throwing them in a circular motion?

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This throw is commonly used in both competition and training.
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Seoi nage - Seoi nage is a fundamental technique in Judo, classified as a hand throwing technique (te-waza).

Question 9:

What is the term for the Judo technique of joint locking or manipulating an opponent's joints?

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This category of techniques focuses on joint locks.
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Kansetsu waza - Kansetsu waza includes techniques such as arm locks and wrist locks, aimed at controlling the opponent through joint manipulation.

Question 10:

Which of the following is a fundamental principle of Judo emphasizing the efficient use of energy and balance?

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This principle is essential in executing effective Judo techniques.
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Kuzushi - Kuzushi involves breaking the opponent's balance to create an advantage for executing a throw or takedown.

Question 11:

In Judo, what is the term for the technique of using the opponent's force against them?

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This term refers to breaking the opponent's balance.
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Kuzushi - Kuzushi is a fundamental principle in Judo, involving breaking the opponent's balance to create an opportunity for an effective throw or technique.

Question 12:

Which Judo throw is characterized by lifting the opponent onto your hips and then throwing them in a circular motion?

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This throw involves a circular motion and hip movement.
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Harai Goshi - Harai Goshi is a hip technique in Judo that involves sweeping the opponent's leg and using the momentum to execute the throw.

Question 13:

What is the term for the Judo technique of redirecting an opponent's force to throw them?

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This technique involves pulling the opponent's sleeve or lapel.
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Tsurikomi Goshi - Tsurikomi Goshi is a hip technique in Judo that involves pulling the opponent's sleeve or lapel to redirect their force and execute the throw.

Question 14:

Which Judo throw is known for its use of the sleeve and lapel grip to throw the opponent over the hip?

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This throw involves a circular motion and a specific grip.
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Koshi Guruma - Koshi Guruma is a hip technique in Judo that involves a circular motion to throw the opponent over the hip with the sleeve and lapel grip.

Question 15:

What is the term for the Judo technique of sacrificing one's balance to throw the opponent?

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This technique involves sacrificing one's balance for a throw.
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Sumi Gaeshi - Sumi Gaeshi is a sacrifice technique in Judo where the practitioner sacrifices their balance to throw the opponent over their body.

Question 16:

Which martial art heavily influenced the development of Krav Maga?

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Consider the grappling and throwing techniques in Krav Maga.
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Judo - Krav Maga incorporates elements from various martial arts, with Judo being a major influence on its grappling and throwing techniques.