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a strike is all 10 pins knocked down in one try a spare is all 10 pins knocked down in two consecutive tries in the same frame.

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Q: What is a spare and strike in bowling?
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How many fames are there in bowling?

There are 10 frames in bowling. If you get a strike or spare in the 10th frame you get additional shot(s) -- 1 for spare and 2 for strike.


Is a strike more than a spare in bowling?

yes


In the last frame of bowling do you get a chance to bowl a total of 4 balls?

In the last frame you get a chance of bowling 3 balls. You can get three strikes, a strike and a spare (a spare is two balls) or a spare and a strike.


What does mark mean in bowling?

it means you got either a strike or spare


What is the bowling frame that does not have a strike or a spare called?

it is called an "open" frame


What is a spare and a strike in bowling?

A Strike is when you knock all the pins down on the first attempt. A Spare is when you knock all the pins down on the second attempt


How can you plan to control the momentum of your bowling stride?

By lining up the bowling ball to hit the pins. T o get a strike or spare.


What is the number of balls rolled in each frame of bowling?

In bowling, there are 2 balls rolled in each frame, unless the first ball is a strike. In the 10th frame if you get a spare or a strike there are 3 rolls.


What is a strike out in bowling?

A strike is when you strike out


If you spare strike in the tenth frame is the strike considered the eleventh frame?

No. Technically there are only ten frames in bowling. If you Spare in the tenth frame, you get a bonus shot called a fill shot. If you strike in the tenth frame, you get two bonus/fill shots.no


When strike how many bonus ball in duckpin bowling?

Duckpin scoring is exactly the same as scoring in tenpin. 2 extra for a strike, 1 extra for a spare.


What did the bowling pins say to the bowling ball?

Please spare me!


What is it called in bowling when you knock down all 10 pins?

If you did it in one try it's a strike. If you did it in two it's a spare.


If you leave pins standing in a game of bowling what is that called?

A miss... ...bad shot... ...non-strike... ...non-spare... ...oops


What time does the bowling center in Albemarle NC open?

There are a couple bowling centers in Albemarle, NC. Contact Spare Time Lanes & Lounge or Strike Zone Bowlng Ctr


When did Silver Strike Bowling happen?

Silver Strike Bowling happened in 2004.


When was Silver Strike Bowling created?

Silver Strike Bowling was created in 2004.


What is a closed frame in bowling?

A closed frame is either a strike or a spare. Closed means that no pins are left on the lane by the end of the frame.


What does it mean to roll a clean game in bowling?

each frame bowled in a game either was a strike or a spare was converted on the second ball.


How many different spare leaves are there in bowling?

There are 362880 possible spare combinations in 10 pin bowling.


What did the bowling pins say to the the bowling ball?

Please spare me!


What three things can happen in each frame of bowling?

You're probably trying to trick us...but "X" = strike "/" = spare "O" = split


How do you read the bowling arrows and dots on the lane?

They are targets used to roll your ball at. Depending on if you are trying to get a strike or picking up a spare, you would use your style of bowling to hit the appropriate target.


In bowling what happens if you get a spare in the 10th frame?

If the spare comes on the second ball of the frame, you get an extra ball to finish the game. If the spare comes on the third ball of the frame (meaning the first ball of the frame was a strike) you do not get an extra ball.


Is it called a turkey when you score a strike with a second ball in bowling?

A turkey is 3 strikes in a row. You can only get a strike on the first ball of the frame. If you knock down all the pins on the 2nd ball of a frame it is a spare not a strike.