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OBSTACLE TRAINER
Theory Test
(Set A)

VERTICAL ROPE

1. What natural fibre rope can be used for rope climb?
a) Manila
b) Cotton
2. Best diameter range for rope climb is?
a) 16mm to 22mm
b) 24mm to 32mm
c) 34mm to 38mm
3. A rope climber should start by __________________.
a) pulling away the rope
b) standing directly beneath the anchor
4. To achieve an ergonomic lock, a climber should hold the rope ______________.
a) as close to body as possible
b) away from body
5. Visual inspection prior to rope climb concerns __
a) sturdiness & stability of structure
b) rusting
c) oxidation
d) fraying
e) all of the above
6. The advantage of J Hook over S Hook is that
a) having a brake and a platform lessens the load on the arms
b) it helps you to climb faster
7. Which has more tensile strength?
a) natural fibre
b) synthetic fibre
8. A safety sit ________________________.
a) helps climbers climb faster
b) helps climbers regain composure & manage their descent
9. S Hook method requires less strength.
TRUE
FALSE
10. Higher braiding accords lesser grip.
TRUE
FALSE

MULTIRIG

11. A multirig consists only of gym rings.
TRUE
FALSE
12. Gym rings are considered
Vertical Holds
Horizontal Holds
13. In traversing a multirig, a swing is best achieved by ____________________.
a) controlling momentum
b) manipulating momentum
14. Nunchuks are considered _________________.
Horizonal Holds
Vertical Holds
15. Braking can be achieved by ____________________.
a) pulling up
b) stiffening your body
c) all of the above
16. Regeneration of momentum can be achieved by ____________________________.
a) swinging the hips
b) pulling with the arms successively
c) all of the above
18. Reverse Propulsion can lead to which of these 2?
19. A rig set at less than 90cm apart is considered a momentum rig.
TRUE
FALSE
20. In traversing a horizontal bar, which of the following is more energy-efficient?
a) Side-shuffle
b) Forward or backward swing

GORILLA BARS

It is easier to maintain grip on a gym/fitness corner bar than the bars on truss because
a) you can apply thumb lock on the former
b) the latter is not commonly available to train on
22. Thick bars accords the use of
a) Thumb lock
b) Clasping
23. Forward swing accords more biomechanical range than Side-shuffle
TRUE
FALSE
24. Which of the answers to this statement is FALSE? Inability to mitigate a sudden-drop in bar height can lead to
a) Shoulder injuries
b) Tailbone injury
c) Head injuries
d) Massive Euphoria
25. Forward swinging via clasping produces an open-hold on both hands
TRUE
FALSE
26. An advantage of side-shuffle is that the inward-facing palms form an
a) additional hook
b) interlocking hook
c) U-hook

WALL CLIMB

27. Generally, how far away from the wall is a Launch Point?
a) 1 Leg Length
b) 2 Leg Length
28. To mitigate potential falls, you should _____________________.
a) sit upright atop a wall
b) keep a low frame
30. Walking' up a slated wall utilizes
a) counteractive force
b) counterintuitive force
32. You should ____________________________________ an 8ft wall.
a) jump of from atop
b) lower your whole body till closest to ground before landing off
33. Skimming involves
a) slow and steady step up with your feet
b) rapid, successive traction with your feet

ROPE TRAVERSE

34. For distances of more than 25m, a rope should be traversed from _________________.
a) underside
b) topside
36. Traversing underside, constant use of _____ drains out energy quickly.
a) straight arms
b) bent arms
37. Traversing topside, one of the legs ___________
a) serves no function
b) is used to paddle
c) acts as a stabilizer

Please take a moment to review your answers.

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