Summer #Olympics Quiz

Test Your #Olympic Knowledge.

All answers are listed below.  Good Luck.

1. In which city were the first Modern Olympics held?
• Munich
• Barcelona
• Athens
• Olympia

2. In which year were the first Modern Olympics held?
• 1698
• 1798
• 1896
• 1968

3. When was the original Olympiad first held?
• 1776 B.C.
• 776 B.C.
• 1698
• 1896

4. Who has won the maximum number of gold medals at a single Olympic Games in the history of the Olympics?
• James Connelly
• Mark Spitz
• Abebe Bikila
• Michael Phelps

5. Name the person who has won the maximum number of total career gold medals (i.e., cumulative gold medals over a period of time) in the Olympics.
• Paavo Nurmi
• Michael Phelps
• Carl Lewis
• Mark Spitz

6. Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 seven times at the Olympics?
• James Connelly
• Mark Spitz
• Abebe Bikila
• Nadia Comaneci

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7. What do the rings on the Olympic Games flag represent?
• Seven continents of the world
• Five primary colors
• Seven primary colors
• Five continents of the world

8. Which new game was introduced at the 2000 Sydney Olympics?
• Decathlon
• Triathlon
• Pentathlon
• Hockey

9. Which country’s team always marches last in the March Past at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics?
• Greece
• USA
• host country
• France

10. In which Olympics did the world-famous American boxer Muhammad Ali win the light heavyweight boxing title?
• 1960 Rome Olympics
• 1972 Munich Olympics
• 1976 Montreal Olympics
• 1984 Los Angeles Olympics

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1. Athens, Greece

2. 1896

3. 776 B.C.

4. Michael Phelps – 8 swimming medals

5. Michael Phelps – 14

6. Nadia Comaneci in gymnastics

7. Five continents of the world

8. Triathlon

9. The host country

10. 1960 Rome Olympics

 

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