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Who was the father of the modern Olympic Games and a fencer too.

Charls Pierre de Coubertin
William Pierre de Coubertin
Baron Pierre de Coubertin
Henry Pierre de Coubertin


Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the modern Olympic Games, was a fencer.

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In recent years, attempts have been made to introduce fencing to a wider and younger audience, by using ________swords, which require much less protective equipment.

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Wood and Iron
Wood and fiber
Foam and plastic
Gold and silver


In recent years, attempts have been made to introduce fencing to a wider and younger audience, by using foam and plastic swords, which require much less protective equipment.

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Fencing Masters often choose a heavier protective jacket, usually reinforced by _______ foam.

Iron
Plastic
Foam
Leather


Fencing Masters often choose a heavier protective jacket, usually reinforced by plastic foam to cushion the numerous hits an instructor has to endure. Sometimes in practice, masters wear a protective sleeve or a leg leather to protect their fencing arm or leg.

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Fencing has been included in every Olympic game since _____.

1850
1878
1898
1879


Fencing has been included in every Olympic game since 1898.

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Who is the first fencer in the world to hold four World Championships titles in one season ?

Mariel Tesla
Mariel Zagunis
Mariel Robert
Mariel Babes


Mariel Zagunis (Beaverton, Ore.) is the first fencer in the world to hold four World Championships titles in one season: 2001 Cadet World Champion, 2001 Junior World Champion, 2001 Junior Team Champion, and 2000 Women''s Sabre Team World Champion.

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Women''s Foil for fencing was added to the events at the Olympic Games in _____.

1934
1911
1924
1963


Women''s Foil was added to the events at the Olympic Games in 1924. The 2004 Olympic Game in Athens, Greece will be the first time that Women''s Sabre is an official part of the Olympic program.

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The foil in fencing has a flexible, rectangular blade approximately _____ inches in length and weighing less than one pound.

90
35
85
60


The foil has a flexible, rectangular blade approximately 35 inches in length and weighing less than one pound.

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The given cloth in Fencing is known as

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Plastron
Breeches
Mask
Jacket


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How many federations are under FIE(Fencing organization) ?

45
145
190
273


The FIE is composed of 145 national federations, each of which is recognized by its country''s Olympic Committee as the sole representative of Olympic-style fencing in that country

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Which of given is a defensive technique in Fencing ?

Lunge
Feint
Parry
Attack


Basic defence technique, hitting your opponenet''s foil while it is preparing or executing an attack to deflect the blade away from your valid area and to give yourself the right of way.

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