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Winter Olympics Vocabulary Quiz Worksheet

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. defeat A game played on ice in which a round flat stone is slid across the ice toward a mark
2. flag A person who engages in a pursuit, but is not paid to do so
3. curling A rousing or uplifting song that is representative of a particular group
4. victory To win over other teams that are competing
5. amateur Win a victory over others in a contest or battle
6. anthem A piece of cloth or similar material that is often square or oblong and attached at one edge to a pole that is used to represent a country or organization
7. tradition To be allowed to compete in an event because of past performances
8. qualify The color and type of medal given when an event is won at the Olympic level
9. bronze medal Customs that happen each year or at certain times in the same way each time
10. culture The color and type of medal given when someone places second at the Olympic level
11. gold medal A person competing in a particular contest or event
12. sportsmanship The arts and other manifestations of intellectual achievement that is regarded collectively
13. competitor The color and type of medal given when someone places third at the Olympic level
14. silver medal Fairness in following the rules of the game

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