Happy Friday! What better way to celebrate with this month’s Ski Famille quiz.

Test your ski knowledge by answering the questions below. The answers can be found at the bottom of the page.

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1. What does a ‘wipe out’ mean?

A. Landing a trick

B. Falling over, usually in a dramatic fashion

C. It’s a popular apres dance move

D. Poor visibility on the slopes because it’s snowing

 

2. Which resort did we first offer our holidays in almost 30 years ago?

A. Plagne 1800 (Paradiski)

B. Les Gets (Portes du Soleil)

C. Les Bruyeres (The Three Valleys)

D. Reberty 2000 (The Three Valleys)

 

3. What does ‘bombing’ refer to?

A. A night where you only drink Jagerbombs

B. Travelling at speed down the slope

C.  Breaking through the top crust of snow and sinking into deep powder

D. Setting off the snow cannons to check for an avalanche risk

 

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4. How many people can our largest chalet sleep (Chalet Nicole in Plagne 1800)?

A. 18

B. 20

C. 22

D. 30

 

5. What is ‘a kicker’?

A. A home-made wedgie in the snow built for performing tricks

B. A piste with a sharp bend on it

C. A skier who spends most of their time in the park

D. A type of snowboard, designed for doing tricks

 

6. How many days a week do adults and children enjoy our chalet cuisine?

A. 5 days for adults and 5 days for children

B. 5 days for adults and 6 days for children

C. 6 days for adults and 6 days for children

D. 6 days for adults and 7 days for children

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7. What is ‘a chatter’?

A. Talking while on a chairlift

B. Eating a plate of chips up the mountain

C. When your skis/snowboard shakes because of rough terrain

D. Comparing the number of runs you’ve done with someone else at the end of the day

 

8. What is the other name given to freestyle skiing?

A. Looping

B. Chipping

C. Jibbing

D. Jumping

 

9. How many Ski Famille chalets are currently in our programme?

A. 13

B. 15

C. 16

D. 17

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10. What is another name for cross-country racing?

A. Nordic

B. International racing

C. Scandinavian

D. Backcountry skiing

 

11. How many of our chalets have their own private cinema rooms?

A. 2

B. 4

C. 3

D. 1

 

12. What does corduroy mean?

A. Snow that has been chopped up by lots of other skiers before you

B. The lines left on your legs by your socks after a day on the hill

C. The grooved texture left on the pistes by the piste bashers

D. A type of material used to make ski/snowboard trousers

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13. What is best – being a shredder or a ripper?

A. Either. They are both compliments

B. Ripper. This is a term for a good skier or rider

C. Neither. They are both insults

D. Shredder. This is a term for a good skier or rider

 

14. How many awards did we win last year?

A. 0

B. 1

C. 2

D. 3

 

15. What is a snow bunny?

A. A female ski/snowboard instructor

B. A cute furry animal

C. A female skier more interested in posing for guys rather than skiing

D. When you perform a bunny hop over a small bump

 

 

Scroll down for the answers…

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Answers:

Question 1: B – Falling over, usually in a dramatic fashion

Question 2: B – Les Gets (Portes du Soleil)

Question 3: B – Travelling at speed down the slope

Question 4: D – – 30 (Chalet Nicole)

Question 5: A – A home-made wedgie in the snow built for performing tricks

Question 6: D – 6 days for adults and 7 days for children

Question 7: C – When your skis/snowboard shakes because of rough terrain

Question 8: C – Jibbing

Question 9: C – 16

Question 10: A – Nordic skiing

Question 11: B – 4

Question 12: C – The grooved texture left on the pistes by the piste bashers

Question 13: A – Either. They are both compliments

Question 14: D – 3

Question 15: C – A female skier more interested in posing for guys rather than skiing

 

Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for next month’s Friday quiz.

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