En Garde: The Fencing Quiz

En Garde: The Fencing Quiz

Welcome to the Fencing Trivia Quiz! Are you a fencing enthusiast or just curious about this exciting sport? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Test your knowledge of fencing with this fun quiz and see how much you know about this age-old and popular sport! You’ll find out interesting facts about the history of fencing, what it takes to be a successful fencer, and more. So grab your foil, épée, or saber, and let's get started! Good luck!

What type of fencing is typically done with a curved blade?

What is the name of the rectangular boundary in which fencing bouts take place?

How many fencing bouts are typically included in a fencing match?

What is the name of the protective uniform worn by fencers?

What is the name of the move in which a fencer makes a false attack to fool their opponent?

What is the name of the move in which a fencer lunges forward to attack their opponent?

Fencing is a sport that involves using what type of weapon?

What is the name of the area in which a fencing bout takes place?

What is the name of the move in which a fencer parries their opponent’s attack?

What is the name of the move in which a fencer steps back to create distance and time?

What type of fencing is typically done with one-handed swords?

What type of fencing is typically done with two-handed swords?

Which of the following is not a valid type of fencing?

Fencing is an Olympic sport that has been included in the summer games since:

What is the name of the move in which a fencer follows up a parry with a counter attack?

What type of fencing is typically done with light, thrusting swords?

How many points do fencers typically score when they hit their opponent?

How many touches do fencers typically score in a fencing match?

What is the name of the electrical system used to score modern fencing bouts?

What is the name of the referees in a fencing match?

En Garde: The Fencing Quiz

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