Olympic Games:August 16 Interactive Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which city were the first Modern Olympics held?
    • A. 

      Athens

    • B. 

      Munich

    • C. 

      Barcelona

    • D. 

      Olympia

  • 2. 
    In which year were the first Modern Olympics held?
    • A. 

      1698

    • B. 

      1798

    • C. 

      1896

    • D. 

      1968

  • 3. 
    Who has won the maximum number of gold medals at a single Olympic Games in the history of the Olympics?
    • A. 

      Michael Phelps

    • B. 

      James Connelly

    • C. 

      Mark Spitz

    • D. 

      Abebe Bikila

  • 4. 
    Who set a record for the most gold medals in a single Olympic Games at the 1972 Munich Olympics?
    • A. 

      Mark Spitz

    • B. 

      James Connelly

    • C. 

      Nadia Comaneci

    • D. 

      Abebe Bikila

  • 5. 
    Name the person who has won the maximum number of total career Olympic medals (i.e., cumulative Olympic medals over a period of time).
    • A. 

      Larissa Latynina

    • B. 

      Paavo Nurmi

    • C. 

      Nikolay Andrianov

    • D. 

      Michael Phelps

  • 6. 
    What is the distance of the marathon race in the Olympics?
    • A. 

      21 miles 585 yards

    • B. 

      22 miles 855 yards

    • C. 

      24 miles 835 yards

    • D. 

      26 miles 385 yards

  • 7. 
    What is the meaning of the motto 'Citius, Altius, Fortius' of the Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Faster, Higher, Stronger

    • B. 

      Citadel, Attitude, Fortitude

    • C. 

      Civility, Attainment, Fortune

    • D. 

      Quicker, Heavier, Taller

  • 8. 
    Who is the athlete to win the Olympic marathon barefoot?
    • A. 

      Abebe Bikila

    • B. 

      Mark Spitz

    • C. 

      Nadia Comaneci

    • D. 

      Kipchoge Keino

  • 9. 
    What do the rings on the Olympic Games flag represent?
    • A. 

      Five continents of the world

    • B. 

      Seven continents of the world

    • C. 

      Five primary colors

    • D. 

      Seven primary colors

  • 10. 
    Which country's team always marches last in the March Past at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics?
    • A. 

      Host Country

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      France

  • 11. 
    When was the first time the Olympic Games moved to Asia?
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1976

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1992

  • 12. 
    Which country has won the maximum number of gold medals since the inception of the Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      France

  • 13. 
    Which new game was introduced at the 2000 Sydney Olympics?
    • A. 

      Triathlon

    • B. 

      Decathlon

    • C. 

      Pentathlon

    • D. 

      Hockey

  • 14. 
    Which American diver won a double gold at the 1988 Seoul Olympics in spite of hitting his head on the 3-m springboard?
    • A. 

      Greg Louganis

    • B. 

      Mark Spitz

    • C. 

      Dawn Fraser

    • D. 

      Pierre de Coubertin

  • 15. 
    Which is the 'Black September Day' in Olympic history?
    • A. 

      September 1, 1972

    • B. 

      September 5, 1972

    • C. 

      September 1, 1984

    • D. 

      September 5, 1984

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