There's much more to the hula hoop than meets the eye. More than a childhood toy or a backyard prop, the hoop is a cultural artifact that has rolled along through much of human history. So step right up, grab a hoop and put your knowledge to the test!
Let's start with an easy one: How many corners does a hula hoop have?
Which decade gave us the name "hula hoop"?
Which motion picture fictionalized the invention of the hula hoop?
"The Hudsucker Proxy"
Oh no, a physics question! What allows a hula hoop to continue its movement around your waist after you give it a whirl?
Which Greek mythological figure is often depicted with a hoop?
Those ancient Greeks loved hoop rolling. How did they trick out some of their hoops?
The ancient British enjoyed a battle game in which participants hurled spears at a rolling wooden or metal hoop. What was it called?
kill the hoop
Which U.S. city hosts the annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest to celebrate Native American hoop dancing traditions?
Some historians of Native American culture believe the Cahokian hoop-and-spear game "chunkey" represented which of the following?
the beginning of the universe
both of the above
What do "eurhythmics" have to do with hula hoops?
"Eurythmics" lead singer Annie Lennox popularized the use of hula hoops as a 1980s fashion accessory.
Hoops were used in the late 1800s and early 1900s eurhythmics fitness training system.
The use of hoop toys in Victorian England was reported to cause a debilitating spinal condition known as "eurhythmics."
How much did a hula hoop cost in 1958 America?
Which first lady hula hooped on the White House lawn during an event promoting childhood fitness?
Eleanor Rosalynn Carter
According to a 2011 study sponsored by the American Council on Exercise, the average person burns how many calories during a half hour of hula hooping?
Fitness hoopers sometimes use hoops augmented with what feature?
Which actor credits hoop fitness classes for helping her get in shape for her role as a stripper?
Which of the following is NOT used to make hula hoops glow during concerts, festivals or other nighttime events?
In 2003, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau used a hula hoop made of what material in a provocative video piece?
Which video game fighting franchise features a character with a weaponized hula hoop?
Ukraine's Anna Bessonova used a hula hoop during the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Which event was it?
If planetary rings were hula hoops, then how many planets in our solar system currently would be hula hoop enthusiasts?