History Of Olympic Games

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History of Olympic Games.


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  • 1. 

    When was the first Ancient Olympic Games held?

    • A.

      776 B.C.

    • B.

      776 A.C.

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    A. 776 B.C.
    Explanation
    The first Ancient Olympic Games were held in 776 B.C. This date is historically significant as it marks the beginning of the Olympic Games, which were held every four years in Olympia, Greece. The Ancient Olympic Games were a major sporting event in ancient Greece and attracted athletes from various city-states to compete in events such as running, wrestling, and chariot races. The games held great cultural and religious importance, with participants and spectators alike honoring the Greek gods and promoting peace among the city-states.

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  • 2. 

    Why was the Ancient Games stopped?

    • A.

      Because they got bored

    • B.

      They was no one to play the sports

    • C.

      They didn't have any money

    • D.

      Greece was conquered and became part of the Roman Empire

    Correct Answer
    D. Greece was conquered and became part of the Roman Empire
    Explanation
    The Ancient Games were stopped because Greece was conquered and became part of the Roman Empire. This event led to a shift in power and cultural influence, causing the games to lose their significance and eventually come to an end.

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  • 3. 

    When and which country was the Modern Olympic Games restarted again?

    • A.

      Baron Pierre de Coubertin

    • B.

      Athens, Greece 1986

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    B. Athens, Greece 1986
    Explanation
    The Modern Olympic Games were restarted in Athens, Greece in 1986. Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who is often credited with reviving the Olympic Games, played a significant role in the organization and promotion of the event. The choice of Athens as the host city was symbolic, as it was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. The Games in 1986 marked the beginning of the modern era of the Olympics, which has continued to this day with subsequent editions held every four years.

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  • 4. 

    Was females allowed to compete in the Ancient games?

    • A.

      Yes they were

    • B.

      No they weren't

    • C.

      Yes only the rich

    Correct Answer
    B. No they weren't
    Explanation
    Females were not allowed to compete in the Ancient games.

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  • 5. 

    The rings are interlocked to represent the.....?

    • A.

      It looks good

    • B.

      Sporting friendship of people from all over the world

    • C.

      It was used in the first modern games

    • D.

      Greek gods created this flag

    Correct Answer
    B. Sporting friendship of people from all over the world
    Explanation
    The rings are interlocked to represent the sporting friendship of people from all over the world. This symbolizes the unity and camaraderie among athletes from different nations coming together to compete in the Olympic Games. The interlocking rings signify the connection and solidarity between athletes and nations, promoting the spirit of sportsmanship and international cooperation.

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  • 6. 

    The five colors of the rings are ?

    • A.

      Black, white, yellow, red, blue

    • B.

      Black, yellow, orange, red, blue

    • C.

      Black, blue, yellow, green, and red

    • D.

      Green, white,pink,green,black

    Correct Answer
    C. Black, blue, yellow, green, and red
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "black, blue, yellow, green, and red" because these are the five colors mentioned in the answer option. The other options either have different colors or repeat colors.

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  • 7. 

    What is the motto for the Olympic games?

    • A.

      Swifter, Higher, stronger

    • B.

      Swiff, Higher, Strong

    • C.

      Strong,Weak,Win

    • D.

      Fight, Greece, Gods

    Correct Answer
    A. Swifter, Higher, stronger
    Explanation
    The motto for the Olympic games is "Swifter, Higher, Stronger". This phrase represents the goal of the Olympic movement to continuously strive for excellence, pushing athletes to be faster, reach higher, and become stronger in their respective sports. It encapsulates the spirit of competition and the pursuit of personal and athletic growth.

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