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Welcome to the exciting Gymnastics Quiz!

Are you eager to showcase your knowledge of this graceful sport and demonstrate your gymnastics prowess?

We’ve put together a mix of stimulating questions that will truly challenge your gymnastics know-how.

Just keep track of your correct answers and check our result table to gauge your performance.

So, warm up your muscles, strike your starting pose, and let’s discover if you can leap, flip and twirl your way to gymnastics trivia victory!


Table of Contents

1. What is the most common type of grip for the high bar in men’s artistic gymnastics?

  • A) Eagle grip
  • B) Inverted grip
  • C) Overhand grip

2. How many Olympic disciplines of gymnastics are there?

  • A) 3
  • B) 4
  • C) 5

3. What component must a balanced beam routine include?

  • A) A dance series
  • B) A back walkover
  • C) An aerial cartwheel

4. Who won the most individual all-around gold medals in gymnastics (male or female)?

  • A) Simone Biles
  • B) Kohei Uchimura
  • C) Larisa Latynina

5. What move in the still rings exercise involves holding the body with straight arms and legs parallel to the floor?

  • A) Iron Cross
  • B) Planche
  • C) Maltese Cross

6. In rhythmic gymnastics, which apparatus is not used by individual competitors?

  • A) Ribbon
  • B) Ball
  • C) Rope

7. What is a Yurchenko vault in gymnastics?

  • A) A front handspring with a full twist
  • B) A round-off entry followed by a backflip
  • C) A Tsukahara vault with a double twist

8. In men’s artistic gymnastics, how wide are the parallel bars?

  • A) 35cm
  • B) 50cm
  • C) 65cm

9. What is the term for the final pose in a gymnastics routine?

  • A) Dismount
  • B) Salute
  • C) Finish

10. In trampoline gymnastics, which skill has a greater degree of difficulty?

  • A) Front somersault with 1 1/2 twists
  • B) Back somersault with a double twist
  • C) Back somersault with a single twist

11. In what year did women’s artistic gymnastics become an Olympic event?

  • A) 1896
  • B) 1928
  • C) 1952

12. Which country has the most Olympic gold medals in gymnastics?

  • A) United States
  • B) Soviet Union
  • C) Japan

13. What type of floor is used in acrobatic gymnastics?

  • A) Spring floor
  • B) Carpeted floor
  • C) Foam floor

14. What is the base score for a perfect routine in women’s artistic gymnastics under the current Code of Points?

  • A) 10.0
  • B) 15.0
  • C) 20.0

15. Who holds the record for the most gold medals won in a single Olympic Games by a gymnast?

  • A) Nadia ComΔƒneci
  • B) Vitaly Scherbo
  • C) Mary Lou Retton

16. How many apparatus events are included in men’s artistic gymnastics?

  • A) 4
  • B) 6
  • C) 8

17. Which of these is the shortest and thinnest apparatus in rhythmic gymnastics?

  • A) Hoop
  • B) Clubs
  • C) Ribbon

18. Who was the first male gymnast to win the same event at three consecutive Olympic Games?

  • A) Kohei Uchimura
  • B) Alexei Nemov
  • C) Sawao Kato

19. What is the maximum number of gymnasts allowed in an acrobatic gymnastics group?

  • A) 3
  • B) 4
  • C) 6

20. Which of the following is a common flexibility skill performed on the floor exercise?

  • A) Split leap
  • B) Handspring step-out
  • C) Round-off back handspring

21. What skill combines a forward roll and a back extension in gymnastics?

  • A) Flic-Flac
  • B) Miller roll
  • C) Thomas flair

22. Which country has the most Olympic silver medals in gymnastics?

  • A) China
  • B) United States
  • C) Russia

23. What is the time limit for a women’s floor exercise routine in artistic gymnastics?

  • A) 1 minute and 10 seconds
  • B) 1 minute and 30 seconds
  • C) 2 minutes

24. In which year was rhythmic gymnastics introduced as an Olympic sport?

  • A) 1980
  • B) 1984
  • C) 1992

25. Which apparatus is not used in women’s artistic gymnastics?

  • A) Pommel horse
  • B) Uneven bars
  • C) Balance beam

26. What is the age requirement to compete in senior gymnastics at the Olympics?

  • A) 15 years
  • B) 16 years
  • C) 18 years

27. What is the name of the skills performed in between dance moves in a rhythmic gymnastics routine?

  • A) Transitions
  • B) Combos
  • C) Body difficulties

28. What is the name given to combination moves performed on the horizontal bar in men’s artistic gymnastics?

  • A) Flight sequences
  • B) Catching skills
  • C) Release moves

29. In what year did trampoline gymnastics become an Olympic sport?

  • A) 1996
  • B) 2000
  • C) 2004

30. Which Olympic gymnast has the nickname “The Flying Squirrel”?

  • A) Simone Biles
  • B) Gabby Douglas
  • C) Aly Raisman

31. What is the term used for the initial move that helps a gymnast gain momentum before performing a skill on the parallel bars or uneven bars?

  • A) Swinging
  • B) Kip
  • C) Gliding

32. Which of the following apparatus is included only in women’s artistic gymnastics and not in men’s artistic gymnastics?

  • A) Vault
  • B) Floor exercise
  • C) Uneven bars

33. What type of move in gymnastics involves the athlete spinning around on one foot while the other leg is extended?

  • A) Pirouette
  • B) Scissor leap
  • C) Stag leap


# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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