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The ancestor of modern fencing originated in which country ?

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Spain
India
China
Nepal


The ancestor of modern fencing originated in Spain, where several books on fencing were written.

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Fencing is one of five sports which have been featured at every one of the modern_______.

Olympic Games
Asian Game
SAF Game
AFRO Games


Fencing is one of five sports which have been featured at every one of the modern Olympic Games, the other four being Athletics, Cycling, Swimming, and Gymnastics.

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Fencing is conducted on a __________ "strip" or "piste."

5m x 10m
14m x 2m
14m x 12m
4m x 2m


Fencing is conducted on a 14m x 2m "strip" or "piste." The end of the fencing strip represents the line drawn in the earth by duelists'' seconds: to retreat behind this line during the duel indicated cowardice and loss of honor.

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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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Competitors win a fencing bout by being the first to score ______ points (in direct elimination play) or 5 points (in preliminary pool play) against their opponent.

10
15
5
20


Competitors win a fencing bout by being the first to score 15 points (in direct elimination play) or 5 points (in preliminary pool play) against their opponent, or by having a higher score than their opponent when the time limit expires.

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What is the time limit in Fencing for direct elimination matches with a one-minute break between each.

Six minutes - two two -minute
Eight minutes - four four-minute
Ten minutes - five five-minute
Nine minutes - three three-minute


The time limit for direct elimination matches is nine minutes - three three-minute periods with a one-minute break between each. Fencing at the Olympic Games will feature a single-elimination table format, much like that used in Tennis.

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The categories of fencing under the Olympics are; Foil, Epee, and______.

Stick
Sabre
Bat
Ball


The categories of fencing under the Olympics are; Foil, Epee, and Sabre.

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In which year, women''s Epee for fencing was added to Oympics.

1981
1996
1992
1993


Women''s Epee was added in 1996. 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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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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