The Ultimate Quiz: IAAF World Championships

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The Ultimate Quiz: IAAF World Championships - Quiz

IAAF World Championships is an international sports competition that features athletic events. Different athletics from sundry of countries participate in this competition to win the medals. The World Championship started in 1976 and undergone a number of improvements. This quiz assesses your familiarity with this subject. Take this simple quiz now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many events were performed in the 1976 Athletics World Championships?

    • A.

      One event

    • B.

      Two events 

    • C.

      Five events 

    • D.

      Six events 

    Correct Answer
    A. One event
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer is that only one event was performed in the 1976 Athletics World Championships. This implies that there was only a single competition or race that took place during that particular championship.

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  • 2. 

    When was the first time Finland would host the competition?

    • A.

      1976 

    • B.

      1966

    • C.

      1972 

    • D.

      1977

    Correct Answer
    A. 1976 
    Explanation
    Finland hosted the competition for the first time in 1976.

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  • 3. 

    How many countries participate in the 1983 edition of the competition?

    • A.

      145 countries 

    • B.

      154 countries 

    • C.

      191 countries 

    • D.

      189 countries 

    Correct Answer
    B. 154 countries 
    Explanation
    In the 1983 edition of the competition, 154 countries participated.

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  • 4. 

    How many athletes participated in the 1983 edition of the competition?

    • A.

      1900 athletes 

    • B.

      1300 athletes 

    • C.

      1780 athletes 

    • D.

      1298 athletes 

    Correct Answer
    B. 1300 athletes 
    Explanation
    In the 1983 edition of the competition, 1300 athletes participated.

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  • 5. 

    How many athletes were estimated to be at the 1976 edition of the competition?

    • A.

      1390 athletes

    • B.

      1956 athletes 

    • C.

      1400 athletes 

    • D.

      1900 athletes 

    Correct Answer
    D. 1900 athletes 
    Explanation
    In the 1976 edition of the competition, it was estimated that there were 1900 athletes participating.

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  • 6. 

    How many events were added to the competition in 1987?

    • A.

      Two events 

    • B.

      Nine events 

    • C.

      Twelve events 

    • D.

      Six  events 

    Correct Answer
    A. Two events 
    Explanation
    In 1987, two events were added to the competition.

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  • 7. 

    What sports event was added to the 1993 edition of the competition?

    • A.

      Long jump

    • B.

      Sprint races 

    • C.

      Triple jump

    • D.

      Pole vault 

    Correct Answer
    C. Triple jump
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Triple jump. In the 1993 edition of the competition, the sports event that was added was the triple jump. This event involves athletes jumping and landing on one foot after making three consecutive jumps. It requires a combination of speed, power, and technique.

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  • 8. 

    How many events were added to the 1999 Athletics World Championship? 

    • A.

      Two events 

    • B.

      Three events 

    • C.

      One event

    • D.

      Four events 

    Correct Answer
    A. Two events 
    Explanation
    In the 1999 Athletics World Championship, two events were added.

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  • 9. 

    What event replaced the women's 3000 m in the 1995 World Championship?

    • A.

      4500 m

    • B.

      1500 m

    • C.

      6000 m

    • D.

      5000 m

    Correct Answer
    D. 5000 m
    Explanation
    In the 1995 World Championship, the women's 3000 m event was replaced by the 5000 m event.

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  • 10. 

    What edition of the competition first featured the 50km walk?

    • A.

      2016 edition

    • B.

      2017 edition 

    • C.

      2011 edition

    • D.

      2003 edition 

    Correct Answer
    B. 2017 edition 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2017 edition. This means that the 2017 edition of the competition was the first to feature the 50km walk event.

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