The most difficult fencing riddles A list of fencing related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Sport quiz Which weapon was formerly used in Europe at the fencing sparrings?Foil with its stipulated rules (such as priority of attack) was the only weapon used at sparrings. At the same time, in real duels an épée was used, and no such rules were observed. Hence, an experienced fencer could lose his life to a relatively weak opponent.very hard 30% épéeépée30%foilfoil30%sabresabre13%rapierrapier25%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 8711 answers in 2 languages »melee weapons riddles » For which fencing weapon this type of grip is not used?Sabre. French grip optimize hitting with the point of the sword (a 'thrust'), which is the only way to score a touch with a foil or épée. In sabre this grip would be uncomfortable, as cuts are used.very hard 31% sabresabre31%foilfoil15%épéeépée13%it's used in all of themit's used in all of them38%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 6714 answers in 2 languages »technology riddles » Which type of fencing is the most similar to a duel?Épée. As the entire body is legal target, épée looks like a duel the most. In foil and sabre there are a number of stipulated rules and the target is limited. very hard 32% foilfoil18%épéeépée32%sabresabre21%all of themall of them28%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 7762 answers in 2 languages »weapons riddles » What is the shape of blades in fencing weapons?They're all different. Every fencing weapon has a different shape of blade. Épée is triangular, foil is quadrangular and sabre is rectangular.very hard 39% triangulartriangular22%ellipsoidalellipsoidal31%rectangularrectangular7%they're all differentthey're all different39%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 9418 answers in 2 languages »sport riddles » What is the target in foil?Torso. In fencing a target on the weapon used. In foil it's torso without arms or legs, in épée it's entire body and in sabre it's entire body above the waist, except the weapon hand.hard 41% torsotorso41%entire bodyentire body16%entire body above the waistentire body above the waist31%head and hearthead and heart10%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 8730 answers in 2 languages »sport riddles » Using which fencing weapon the competitors can score a touch simultaneously?Épée. Unlike foil and sabre, épée does not use "right of way", and awards simultaneous touches to both fencers. However, if the score is tied in a match at the last point and a double touch is scored, the point is null and void.hard 45% épéeépée45%sabresabre14%foilfoil32%it's not pissibleit's not pissible8%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1591 answers in 2 languages »martial arts riddles » How many referees rule an official fencing match?2 assisting and 1 main. Official fencing matches are ruled by one main referee and two assistantsaverage 62% 2 assisting and 1 main2 assisting and 1 main62%1 assisting and 2 main1 assisting and 2 main17%448%there are no referees in fencingthere are no referees in fencing11%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2073 answers in 3 languages »sport riddles » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.