Olympic Gymnastics Quiz

41 Questions | Total Attempts: 891

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Olympic Gymnastics Quiz

Gymnastics is a game derived from the root name, 'gym'. It basically involves flexing of muscles, much of which is enabled by spending time in the gym. The quiz below is set to assess your knowledge on Olympic gymnastics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the women's gymnastics team called after they won the gold in Atlanta?
    • A. 

      The Awesome Girls

    • B. 

      The Golden Girls

    • C. 

      The Magnificent 7

    • D. 

      The Sloppy Girls

  • 2. 
    Which sport involves the balance beam, uneven bars and rings?
    • A. 

      Horse Racing

    • B. 

      Luge

    • C. 

      Ice Skating

    • D. 

      Gymnastics

  • 3. 
    Nadia Comaneci took three Olympic gold medals at what tender age?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      16

  • 4. 
    Who performed her final vault at the 1996 Olympics with an injured ankle?
    • A. 

      Amy Acuff

    • B. 

      Shannon Miller

    • C. 

      Kerri Strug

    • D. 

      Dominique Moceanu

  • 5. 
    The 2008 Olympics marked the first time the USA had qualified in what sport?
    • A. 

      Frisbee

    • B. 

      Jogging

    • C. 

      Dog Agility

    • D. 

      Men's Trampoline

  • 6. 
    Who was the first African-American woman to win a gymnastic medal in the Olympics?
    • A. 

      Cathy Rigby

    • B. 

      Dominique Dawes

    • C. 

      Olga Korbut

    • D. 

      Shannon Miller

  • 7. 
    What U.S. gymnast won two silvers and three bronzes in the 1992 Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Kerri Strug

    • B. 

      Shannon Miller

    • C. 

      Dominique Dawes

    • D. 

      Lilia Podkopayeva

  • 8. 
    Who coached both Mary Lou Retton and Nadia Comaneci in Olympic gymnastics?
    • A. 

      Mario Rice

    • B. 

      Mary Lou Eavers

    • C. 

      Bela Karolyi

    • D. 

      Donald Hamm

  • 9. 
    What 1984 gymnast was the only American to win an all-around Olympic gold?
    • A. 

      Nadia Comaneci

    • B. 

      Mary Lou Retton

    • C. 

      Kim Zmeskal

    • D. 

      Kerri Strug

  • 10. 
    Gold medalist Nadia Comaneci married what other gold medalist?
    • A. 

      Yanina Batyrchina

    • B. 

      David Pealireau

    • C. 

      Scott Hamm

    • D. 

      Bart Conner

  • 11. 
    What piece of gymnastics apparatus is sometimes referred to as the "horse"?
    • A. 

      Vault

    • B. 

      Rings

    • C. 

      Uneven Bars

    • D. 

      Balance Beam

  • 12. 
    How many bars make up the parallel bars?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Three

  • 13. 
    What Olympic gymnast starred in the Broadway production of "Peter Pan"?
    • A. 

      Scott Hamilton

    • B. 

      Shannon Miller

    • C. 

      Olga Korbut

    • D. 

      Cathy Rigby

  • 14. 
    What 2008 U.S. gymnast is the daughter of two former Soviet gymnastic champions?
    • A. 

      Mihai Brestyan

    • B. 

      Samantha Peszek

    • C. 

      Nastia Liukin

    • D. 

      Chellsie Memmel

  • 15. 
    What U.S. gymnast was nicknamed "America's Sweetheart"?
    • A. 

      Dominique Dawes

    • B. 

      Nastia Liukin

    • C. 

      Mary Lou Retton

    • D. 

      Cathy Rigby

  • 16. 
    What gymnast was named 1984 "Sports Illustrated" Sportswoman of the Year?
    • A. 

      Shannon Miller

    • B. 

      Mary Lou Retton

    • C. 

      Olga Korbut

    • D. 

      Nadia Comaneci

  • 17. 
    Which 3 gymnasts were on the U.S. gold medal 1996 Olympic team?
    • A. 

      Dominique Moceanu, Shannon Miller, Amy Chow

    • B. 

      Kim Zmeskal, Mary Lou Retton, Amanda Borden

    • C. 

      Amy Chow, Kim Zmeskal, Amanda Borden

    • D. 

      Shannon Miller, Amanda Borden, Nadia Comaneci

  • 18. 
    How many medals did the U.S. win in gymnastics in 2000 in Sydney?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      0

  • 19. 
    What country won the gold medal for women's all around gymnastics in Sydney 2000?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      Romania

    • D. 

      China

  • 20. 
    Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 on the balance beam at the Olympics?
    • A. 

      Dominique Moceanu

    • B. 

      Mary Lou Retton

    • C. 

      Nadia Comaneci

    • D. 

      Olga Korbut

  • 21. 
    Besides the team event, what gold medals did Olga Korbut win at the 1972 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Uneven Bars And Vault

    • B. 

      Balance Beam And Vault

    • C. 

      Floor Exercise And Uneven Bars

    • D. 

      Balance Beam And Floor Exercise

  • 22. 
    Who won six out of eight possible gymnastic gold medals at the Barcelona Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Vitaly Scherbo

    • B. 

      Mary Lou Retton

    • C. 

      Cathy Rigby

    • D. 

      Mark Spitz

  • 23. 
    What 2004 Olympic all-around gymnastics champion qualified for the 2008 games?
    • A. 

      Shannon Miller

    • B. 

      Jonathan Horton

    • C. 

      Paul Hamm

    • D. 

      Joseph Hagerty

  • 24. 
    U.S. gymnast Jana Bieger's mother also competed in Olympic gymnastics for whom?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Switzerland

    • C. 

      West Germany

    • D. 

      Soviet Union

  • 25. 
    Who was the first African-American male to win a gymnastics medal in the Olympics?
    • A. 

      Jair Lynch

    • B. 

      Paul Hamm

    • C. 

      Scott Hamilton

    • D. 

      Devon Sanders