Olympic Track And Field Quiz

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Olympic Track And Field Quiz

A quiz on Olympics


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which former gold-medal sprinter was reduced to racing horses during 1998?
    • A. 

      Flo Griffith-Joyner

    • B. 

      Linford Christie

    • C. 

      Ben Johnson

    • D. 

      Mike Johnson

  • 2. 
    What was Donovan Bailey's world record time in the 100 meters at the 1996 Olympics?
    • A. 

      8.49

    • B. 

      9.48

    • C. 

      9.84

    • D. 

      4.89

  • 3. 
    What Jamaican-Born Canadian was stripped of his 100 meters gold medal after he won it at the 1988 Olympic games?
    • A. 

      Robert Esmie

    • B. 

      Glenroy Gilbert

    • C. 

      Benjamin Johnson

    • D. 

      Donovon Bailey

  • 4. 
    Which runner won gold in the 400 meters at the Sydney Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Donovan Bailey

    • B. 

      Allen Johnson

    • C. 

      Michael Johnson

    • D. 

      Carl Lewis

  • 5. 
    Which track star won three gold medals at the 1960 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Mountain Girl

    • B. 

      Olympia Dukakis

    • C. 

      Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    • D. 

      Wilma Rudolph

  • 6. 
    Who won the women's 400 meter track race at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Lauren Hewitt

    • B. 

      Jolanda Tatisiminov

    • C. 

      Mary Peroc

    • D. 

      Cathy Freeman

  • 7. 
    In what year did Jim Thorpe win Olympic medals?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1977

    • D. 

      1912

  • 8. 
    Who won the gold medal for the marathon at the 1980 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Mohammed Kedir

    • B. 

      Waldemar Cierpinski

    • C. 

      Gerard Nijboer

    • D. 

      S. Dzhumanazarov

  • 9. 
    How many gold medals did Carl Lewis win in the 1984 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Four

  • 10. 
    Who won the women's 100 m and the 200 m sprints at the 1988 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Evelyn Ashford

    • B. 

      Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    • C. 

      Grace Jackson

    • D. 

      Flo Griffith-Joyner

  • 11. 
    Who won the women's heptathlon at the 1988 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Fatima Whitbread

    • B. 

      Sabine John

    • C. 

      Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    • D. 

      Anke Behmer

  • 12. 
    What team won the women's 4 x 100m relay in the 1992 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Unified Team

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 13. 
    Who won the Olympic gold medal in the 200 m and the 400 m races in 1996?
    • A. 

      Frankie Fredericks

    • B. 

      Roger Black

    • C. 

      Ato Boldon

    • D. 

      Michael Johnson

  • 14. 
    U.S. Olympic team member Bernard Lagat won medals for whom in 2000 and 2004?
    • A. 

      Kenya

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 15. 
    The women's marathon was added to the Olympic program in what year?
    • A. 

      2008

    • B. 

      1926

    • C. 

      1984

    • D. 

      1960

  • 16. 
    Who won the gold medal in the 1984 Olympic women's marathon?
    • A. 

      Allison Felix

    • B. 

      Flo Joyner-Kersee

    • C. 

      Sasha Martin

    • D. 

      J. Benoit Samuelson

  • 17. 
    When Brad Walker pole vaults, he has to heave how much weight over the bar?
    • A. 

      140 Lbs.

    • B. 

      220 Lbs.

    • C. 

      185 Lbs.

    • D. 

      125 Lbs.

  • 18. 
    In 2005, Kerron Clement ran 44.57 to break whose indoor 400-meter record?
    • A. 

      Roger Clement

    • B. 

      Michael Johnson

    • C. 

      Jackie Kersee

    • D. 

      Alan Webb

  • 19. 
    What female sprinter broke high school track records in California?
    • A. 

      Lauryn Williams

    • B. 

      Allyson Felix

    • C. 

      Lolo Jones

    • D. 

      Jenn Stuczynski

  • 20. 
    What U.S. track star got Behcet's disease which causes fatigue and mouth ulcers?
    • A. 

      Flo Joyner-Kersee

    • B. 

      Allyson Felix

    • C. 

      J. Benoit Samuelson

    • D. 

      Sanya Richards

  • 21. 
    What Baylor coach helped Michael Johnson and Jeremy Wariner earn gold?
    • A. 

      Michael Wariner

    • B. 

      Bela Karolyi

    • C. 

      Bob Brunskill

    • D. 

      Clyde Hart

  • 22. 
    What profession is U.S. runner Allyson Felix' father in?
    • A. 

      Race Car Driver

    • B. 

      Restaurateur

    • C. 

      Construction Worker

    • D. 

      Minister

  • 23. 
    Who was the first American woman to win three gold medals at a single Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Wilma Rudolph

    • B. 

      Babe Didrikson

    • C. 

      Wyomia Tyus

    • D. 

      Mildred L. McDaniel

  • 24. 
    What female track star won two gold medals in the 1932 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Babe Didrikson

    • B. 

      Wilma Rudolph

    • C. 

      Kathy Baker Thomason

    • D. 

      Mildred Derikson

  • 25. 
    How far did Bob Beamon long jump at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City?
    • A. 

      8.90 Meters

    • B. 

      18.73 Meters

    • C. 

      4.98 Meters

    • D. 

      8.16 Meters

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