Quiz: The Ultimate Paragliding Quiz
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The Ultimate Paragliding Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Share the blue skies with our feathered friends by paragliding. Some 5,000 people in the U.S. participate in this daring activity. Take this quiz to learn more about the gentle sport of paragliding.

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What does dreaming about flying mean?
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What is the difference between hang gliding and paragliding?
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How high can paragliders soar?
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What is the big difference between paragliding and parachuting?
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What did the sport of paragliding grow out of?
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Who developed the parafoil design that changed the shape of paragliding chutes from round to rectangular?
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What is the shape of a paraglider wing?
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How many people participate in the sport of paragliding in the U.S.?
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How long will a wing last?
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What holds the paraglider?
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What protects a pilot from a head injury?
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What type of rising air is a column rising from the ground?
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How high was Ewa Wisnierska when she got caught in a storm while paragliding?
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What is a paragliding gadget?
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How much is one day of paragliding lessons?
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Compared to other activities, how dangerous is paragliding?
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