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Judo is a popular martial art that originated in Japan. This ancient discipline is several centuries old and is based on the principles of mutual respect and maximum efficiency in the use of physical power. It focuses on grappling techniques such as throws, joint locks and pins. The name judo, which translates to "gentle way," reflects its emphasis on maximum efficiency rather than force. The main goal of judo is to teach the practitioners self-defense, discipline, and respect for others. By mastering the techniques, practitioners will develop self-confidence and learn to use their bodies in a way that will help them overcome any challenges they may face in their lives. Judo can be an invaluable tool for physical and mental development.

1) What is Judo?

  • A type of wrestling
  • A type of combat
  • A type of martial art
  • A type of self-defense

2) What is the main focus of Judo?

  • Striking
  • Kicking
  • Throwing
  • Punching

3) What does the term 'ippon' mean in Judo?

  • Win
  • Ready
  • Attack
  • Block

4) What color belts indicate the highest level of Judo proficiency?

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Black
  • Blue

5) Judo was founded in which year?

  • 1882
  • 1889
  • 1873
  • 1900

6) In Judo, what does the term 'harai goshi' mean?

  • Leg sweep
  • Punch
  • Shoulder throw
  • Headlock

7) What is the name of the Judo technique used to off-balance an opponent?

  • Kuzushi
  • Harai
  • Uchi
  • Irimi

8) What is the highest rank attainable in Judo?

  • 10th Kyu
  • 5th Dan
  • 8th Kyu
  • 10th Dan

9) What is the minimum age for competing in Judo?

  • 16
  • 12
  • 18
  • 14

10) What is the name of the Judo organization founded by Jigoro Kano?

  • All Japan Judo Federation
  • Kodokan Judo Institute
  • International Judo Club
  • World Union of Judo Federations

11) What is the name of the Judo score system?

  • Waza
  • Ippon
  • Yuko
  • Shido

12) What is the name of the Judo technique used to throw an opponent to their back?

  • Ouchi Gari
  • Uchi Gari
  • Kosoto Gake
  • Osoto Gari

13) In Judo, what does the term 'newaza' refer to?

  • Throwing techniques
  • Punching techniques
  • Ground techniques
  • Kicking techniques

14) What type of kimono is traditionally worn in Judo?

  • Dogi
  • Yukata
  • Keikogi
  • Hakama

15) How long is the duration of a competitive Judo match?

  • 3 minutes
  • 2 minutes
  • 5 minutes
  • 4 minutes

16) What type of scoring technique is used in Judo competitions?

  • Points-based
  • Knockout-based
  • Submission-based
  • Throw-based

17) What is the name of the Judo technique used to throw an opponent to their side?

  • Kouchi Gari
  • Ouchi Gari
  • Harai Goshi
  • Uchi Gari

18) What is the name of the Judo technique used to take down an opponent to their back?

  • Kosoto Gari
  • Uchi Gari
  • Sumi Gaeshi
  • Tsuri Goshi

19) What type of grip is used in Judo?

  • Right hand over left
  • Left hand over right
  • Handshake grip
  • Hammer grip

20) What does the term 'judoka' mean?

  • Student of Judo
  • Judo master
  • Judo champion
  • Judo teacher

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