Thank you for completing the 2018-2019 Nordic Instructor Quiz! All of these answers can be found in the Adaptive Nordic Manual and the Sit Ski Instructor Manual. It is helpful to have a copy of each manual open and in front of you while answering questions. Some questions will require more than one answer, please read the question carefully. At the end of the quiz, you will receive your score. You can record 2 volunteer hours under "Clinic" for completing the quiz, which will count towards voucher hours, if you complete the quiz PRIOR to your training!

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* 1. What is your full name?

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* 2. What are the components of student assessment?

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* 3. True or false: You should wait to ask any questions about experience and disabilities until after you have skied with the student.

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* 4. Skate boots have:

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* 5. What is the best method for a beginning stand up skier to slow down?

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* 6. Which of these are methods for stand up skiers to ascend a hill?

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* 7. A stand up skier's upper body position should form a:

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* 8. True or false: The instructor should always address the student in a manner suitable to chronological age unless contraindicated by the assessment or other sources.

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* 9. What is "kick"?

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* 10. Which are techniques for skate skiing?

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* 11. True or false: It is normally most effective to guide a skier with a visual impairment from behind.

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* 12. In Paralympic biathlon, which shooting position is allowed?

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* 13. What is the best seat position for a beginning student new to sit skiing?

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* 14. True or false: Sit skiers with prosthetic legs will generally have a better fit and experience if they remove their legs to ski.

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* 15. Which of these seat positions is NOT commonly used to alter body position?

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* 16. True or false: A good method to help you determine how you should teach a sit skier to brake is to have the student lean forward and touch the ground with both hands, then return to neutral (if he or she is able). 

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* 17. Bindings on a sit ski are generally mounted with the front binding:

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* 18. True or false: Once students find the type of skis on which they are comfortable, they shouldn't try other types.

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* 19. The instructor should select teaching terrain that:

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* 20. If your student cannot touch the ground with his or her hands, how should you teach them to brake?

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* 21. Which are recommended methods of practicing falling and getting up from a fall? Choose all that apply.

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* 22. True or false: It is easier to turn a sit ski going very slowly. 

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* 23. Which of these is the last skills progression for turning and maneuvering that is only recommended for skiers with more experience?

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* 24. Where is the easiest place to get in and out of the tracks in a sit ski?

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* 25. When a sit skier becomes out of balance while cornering downhill, it is best to:

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* 26. True or false: Getting comfortable in a sit ski yourself is one of the most important things you can do as an adaptive sit ski instructor.

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* 27. How can you prevent pressure sores from the sit ski bucket for a student with a spinal cord injury?

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* 28. What kind of skis are best for sit skiers? Choose all that apply.

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* 29. When selecting pole length for sit skiers, the top of the pole grip should be:

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* 30. When selecting pole length for stand up skiers, the top of the pole grip should (choose all that apply):

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* 31. ___________ poles  are generally easier for beginning sit skiers.

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* 32. True or false: Before helping an athlete, you should always ask if he or she wants help and how he or she prefers to be assisted.

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* 33. What is the first step in the teaching progression for turning and maneuvering?

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* 34. How does double poling position change when going uphill? Choose all that apply.

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* 35. To counteract the effects of a side hill, a sit skier should:

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* 36. When braking using pole handles or baskets in a corner, what is the correct method?

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