How Well Do You Know The 1900 Olympics?

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How Well Do You Know The 1900 Olympics? - Quiz

The 1900 Olympic Games were a turning point for the modern age games. These games were held in Paris, and they were full of unique events and other curiosities. Even though it's been over a century since these Games happened, they still are one unbelievable event. Today, we're testing you to see if you know everything about the 1900 Olympics. Ready, set, go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 1900 Summer Olympics are today officially known under another name. Which one is it?
    • A. 

      Games of the Modern Olympiad

    • B. 

      Games of the New Century

    • C. 

      Games of the II Olympiad

    • D. 

      Games of the I Olympiad

  • 2. 
    How many competitors were competing? 
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      997

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      2000

  • 3. 
    How many different sports were included in these Games? 
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      33

    • D. 

      15

  • 4. 
    Why is 1900 Summer Olympics so special? 
    • A. 

      It's the first time every country took part.

    • B. 

      It's the first time they were held in Europe.

    • C. 

      It's the first time Afro Americans won a medal.

    • D. 

      It's the first time women took part in the Olympics.

  • 5. 
    Who is the first female Olympic champion? 
    • A. 

      Hélène de Pourtalès

    • B. 

      Marie de Pourtalès

    • C. 

      Amelie de Pourtalès

    • D. 

      Simmone de Pourtalès

  • 6. 
    What was given out to winners instead of medals? 
    • A. 

      Silver rings

    • B. 

      Olive branches

    • C. 

      Flowers

    • D. 

      Cups or trophies

  • 7. 
    What happened during the shooting event?
    • A. 

      It was the first (and last) time live pigeons were used.

    • B. 

      A competitor accidentally shot himself.

    • C. 

      It was interrupted by a terrible storm.

    • D. 

      A thunder struck one of the competitors.

  • 8. 
    Which unusual event was a part of the 1900 Olympics? 
    • A. 

      Sky diving

    • B. 

      Ballooning

    • C. 

      Hunting

    • D. 

      Fishing

  • 9. 
    Whose marathon runners did cheat and take a shortcut? 
    • A. 

      Russian

    • B. 

      German

    • C. 

      American

    • D. 

      French

  • 10. 
    Who was the first individual female Olympic champion? 
    • A. 

      Mary Cooper

    • B. 

      Charlotte Cooper

    • C. 

      Maria Cooper

    • D. 

      Silvia Cooper

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