Ski Quiz Time!

by Fiona Bell | 22nd March 2023

Clued up on ski trivia?  Consider yourself a French Alps expert?  Test your knowledge with our quick quiz!

1. Which of our resorts also happens to be the biggest linked ski area in the world?

a) 3 Valleys

b) Paradiski

c) Portes du Soleil

2. Where was the first ever Winter Olympics held in 1924?

a) St. Moritz, Switzerland 🇨🇭

b) Albertville, France 🇫🇷

c) Chamonix, France 🇫🇷

3. Which French dish is made with layered potatoes, bacon, cheese and cream?

a) Raclette

b) Tartiflette

c) Croziflette

4. Where is the famous Hahnenkamm downhill race held?

a) Kitzbühel, Austria 🇦🇹

b) Wengen, Switzerland 🇨🇭

c) Val Gardena, Italy 🇮🇹

5. What is the longest recorded ski jump?

a) 219.3 metres

b) 234.7 metres

c) 253.5 metres

6. Which of these resorts is the most northerly?

a) Niseko, Japan 🇯🇵

b) Whistler, Canada 🇨🇦

c) Âre, Sweden 🇸🇪

7. Michael Edwards represented the UK in Oympic ski jumping in 1988, where he became better known as Eddie The ______.

a) Elephant

b) Eagle

c) Eel

8. Which well known ski brand has a logo in the red, white, and blue of the French flag and adorned with a rooster?

a) Rossignol

b) Dynastar

c) Eider

9. Which skiing event name comes from the Norwegian words for “slope” and “track?”

a) Downhill

b) Alpine Combined

c) Slalom

10. Ibex can be found in the mountains of the French Alps, but what kind of animal are they?

a) Deer

b) Goat

c) Sheep

11. How high is Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the alps?

a) 4,634 metres

b) 4,807 metres

c) 5,210 metres

12. What is the name of free-heeled downhill skiing?

a) Nordic skiing

b) Ski touring

c) Telemark skiing

Answers ⬇️

  1. a) 3 Valleys
  2. c) Chamonix, France
  3. b) Tartiflette
  4. a) Kitzbühel, Austria
  5. c) 253.5 metres
  6. c) Âre, Sweden
  7. b) Eagle
  8. a) Rossignol
  9. c) Slalom
  10. b) Goat
  11. b) 4,807 metres
  12. c) Telemark skiing

Fiona Bell

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There’s not much that Fiona doesn’t know about ski holidays. A catered chalet guest since the tender age of 3, she’s also done just about every job in resort. A mine of useful information, you can count on Fiona for recommendations, top tips and straightforward, no-nonsense advice.

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