Track and Field Field Events Chimacum Middle School ThinkQuest Jr. Please give us Feedback about our site. Contact us! Meet the Team Featured site: The International Amateur Athletics Federation Around the Track and Back Field Events Quiz 1. What is the difference between the long jump and the triple jump. They are the same. The long jump is one jump while the triple jump is a hop, step, jump The triple jump is one jump while the long jump is a hop, step, jump none of the above 2. What is the difference between the high jump and the pole vault. Okay, these two are definitely the same. They are just different names for the same event. The high jump is way higher, man it's tough - almost no one can do it. You jump on your in the high jump and you use a pole to get higher in the pole vault. You jump on your in the pole vault and you use a pole to get higher in the high jump. 3. In what event do you throw something long and pointy that could really cause someone quite a bit of damage if hit? Shot put High Jump Discus Javelin 4. (true or false) In long jump you jump for distance. False True 5. In which event do you throw a frisbee like object as far as you can (in this event you are judged on distance)? Frisbee Discus Javelin Shot put none of the above 6. In which event do you jump over a bar onto a landing pad? The Jumper High Jump Pole Vault High Hurdles 7. To do the Straddle in high jump, you first ________ . jump then roll jump then fall jump then straddle jump then sing 8. How much does the whole hammer of the hammer throw weigh in pounds? 27 lbs 16 kg 16 lbs none of the above 9. Think physics. What angle from the ground do athletes in the throwing objects for distance events will get the most distance? 90 degrees 25 degrees 45 degrees all of the above 10. When does the javelin throw not count? If the thrower steps across the line. If the javeline does not fall to earth tip first. All of the above.