A Quiz About Archery

Can you guess these facts about archery in modern culture and history?
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Last updated: April 3, 2022
First submittedApril 3, 2022
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Roman god who shoots people with an arrow to make them fall in love
Cupid
Archery expert whose enemy was the Sheriff of Nottingham
Robin Hood
Q word that refers to a container for arrows
Quiver
Name for the center of an archery target
Bullseye
Trojan prince who killed Achilles with an arrow
Paris
The part of Achilles' body which was struck
Heel
What William Tell had to shoot that was placed upon his son's head
Apple
1415 battle in which English longbowmen helped to defeat the French
Agincourt
Archery was the first sport in which ____ could compete in the Modern Olympics
Women
Horde of horse archers that conquered most of Asia in the 13th century
Mongols
Name for the projectile shot by a crossbow
Bolt / Quarrel
The Greek god of archery, music, dance, poetry, healing, prophecy, and the Sun. Busy guy.
Apollo
Type of bow, invented in 1966, that uses pulleys to make it easier to pull
Compound bow
Sign of the zodiac represented by a centaur holding a bow
Sagittarius
Member of Marvel's Avengers who often uses a bow and arrow
Hawkeye
Material that arrow "fletching" was traditionally made from
Feathers
Elven member of the Fellowship of the Rings who was skilled with a bow
Legolas
Pixar movie about a girl with lots of curly red hair and a bow
Brave
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Level 78
Apr 3, 2022
"Elven member of the Fellowship of the Ring" might be a better way of phrasing that. Great quiz though!
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Level ∞
Apr 3, 2022
Fixed
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Level 81
Apr 3, 2022
Great quiz. Enjoy ones like this on surprising subjects.
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Level 56
Apr 3, 2022
Maybe add some questions about Katniss Everdeen or Link?
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Level 76
Apr 3, 2022
+1 Katniss deserves a mention
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Level 56
Apr 4, 2022
If that's what you're looking for, I made a quiz about archers a while back that might satisfy you: https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/78622/archers-in-pop-culture
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Level 75
Apr 4, 2022
You can tell this quiz has not yet been taken by "normal people" when Agincourt has a higher percentage guessed than Hawkeye. ha
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Level 82
Apr 4, 2022
Glad to fall into the "not normal" category!
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Level 86
May 14, 2022
And the front page scores came in. Agincourt is now below Hawkeye.
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Level 53
Apr 5, 2022
There is also Green Arrow from DC Comics. And Artemis from the myths.
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Level 77
May 14, 2022
Justice for the Welsh archers at Agincourt.
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Level 68
May 14, 2022
Will he succeed and hit the apple, or fail and shoot his son in the head?

Only time Will Tell.

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Level 53
May 15, 2022
Shoot.
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Level 55
May 15, 2022
Wikipedia says women's archery was added 1904. In 1900 women competed in sailing, golf, tennis at least.
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Level 56
May 15, 2022
IOC: Women competed for the first time at the 1900 Games in Paris. Of a total of 997 athletes, 22 women competed in five sports: tennis, sailing, croquet, equestrianism and golf.
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Level 68
May 15, 2022
I thought my knowledge of composite and recurve bows would come in handy here. Or the Bhutanese obsession with archery. Who knew there is so much to know about archery’s history.
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Level 52
May 16, 2022
I feel with you - only ~ 5 questions are about archery itself, the rest is movies, legends and history.
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Level 34
May 17, 2022
i know more about bows than i thought
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Level 58
May 18, 2022
When I used to do archery, it was a big no-no to call the centre of the target a bullseye - it was always referred to as the gold (I note that gold is accepted though). Is this a usage difference from country to country?