Olympic Track And Field Quiz Questions

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Olympic Track And Field Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    Who won the women's marathon at the 1984 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Lynn Williams

    • B. 

      Joan Benoit

    • C. 

      Grete Waitz

    • D. 

      Rosa Mota

  • 2. 
    Who caused Mary Decker to lose her chance of a medal in the 1984 Olympic 3000m race?
    • A. 

      Lynn Williams

    • B. 

      Wendy Sly

    • C. 

      Maricica Puica

    • D. 

      Zola Budd

  • 3. 
    What woman ran the fastest qualifying time for the 2008 U.S. Olympic track team?
    • A. 

      Marshevet Hooker

    • B. 

      Marion Jones

    • C. 

      Evelyn Ashford

    • D. 

      Christine Arron

  • 4. 
    Joan Benoit Samuelson won the 1984 U.S. Olympic trials 17 days after what surgery?
    • A. 

      Hip Replacement

    • B. 

      Knee

    • C. 

      Open Heart

    • D. 

      Gall Bladder

  • 5. 
    How long was tug of war an Olympic sport?
    • A. 

      20 Years

    • B. 

      88 Years

    • C. 

      62 Year

    • D. 

      65 Years

  • 6. 
    Who broke Steve Scott's 25-year-old American record in the mile?
    • A. 

      Kerron Clement

    • B. 

      Bernard Lagat

    • C. 

      Alan Webb

    • D. 

      Ryan Allen

  • 7. 
    What 2008 U.S. shot putter was a former Dartmouth football player?
    • A. 

      Adam Nelson

    • B. 

      Christian Cantwell

    • C. 

      Brad Walker

    • D. 

      Orlando Mason

  • 8. 
    Who was the first American woman to clear 16 feet in the pole vault?
    • A. 

      Torri Edwards

    • B. 

      Jenn Stuczynski

    • C. 

      Veronica Campbell

    • D. 

      Lolo Jones

  • 9. 
    In 2008, you can watch Lolo, Damu and Queen run what Olympic event?
    • A. 

      Marathon

    • B. 

      Hurdles

    • C. 

      1500m

    • D. 

      200m

  • 10. 
    Who was the first man to win two consecutive Olympic 1500m gold medals?
    • A. 

      Sebastian Coe

    • B. 

      Peter Snell

    • C. 

      Roger Bannister

    • D. 

      Jim Ryun

  • 11. 
    1964 gold medalist Billy Mills ran track for which university?
    • A. 

      Oregon

    • B. 

      Ohio State

    • C. 

      UCLA

    • D. 

      Kansas

  • 12. 
    Who was the winner of the 1996 Olympic decathlon in Atlanta?
    • A. 

      Dave Johnson

    • B. 

      Dan O'Brien

    • C. 

      Bruce Jenner

    • D. 

      Michael Johnson

  • 13. 
    Who won four gold medals in track and field at the 1948 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Wilma Rudolph

    • B. 

      Els Vader

    • C. 

      Fannie Blankers-Koen

    • D. 

      Gail Devers

  • 14. 
    In what track and field event did Fannie Blankers-Koen not win a gold medal in the 1948 Olympics?
    • A. 

      800m

    • B. 

      200m

    • C. 

      100m

    • D. 

      Hurdles

  • 15. 
    Who was the first female athlete to win the 200m and 400m double at an Olympic games?
    • A. 

      Florence Griffith Joyner

    • B. 

      Valerie Brisco Hooks

    • C. 

      Jearl Miles Clark

    • D. 

      Maicel Malone Wallace

  • 16. 
    What record times did Deon Hemmings post in the 400m hurdles at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic games?
    • A. 

      52.99 Then 52.61 Seconds

    • B. 

      53.17 Then 52.99 Seconds

    • C. 

      53.17 Then 52.82 Seconds

    • D. 

      52.99 Then 52.82 Seconds

  • 17. 
    Who was the first Jamaican to win a gold medal in track and field at an Olympic game?
    • A. 

      George Rhoden

    • B. 

      Les Laing

    • C. 

      Arthur Wint

    • D. 

      Herb McKinley

  • 18. 
    Which is the first father-daughter pair to claim track and field medals at the Olympic games?
    • A. 

      Lennox And Inger Miller

    • B. 

      Reginald And Merlene Ottey

    • C. 

      Sir John Peris And Marie McClain

    • D. 

      Igor And Irina Privolova

  • 19. 
    Who anchored the U.S. team to victory in the mile relay at the Atlanta Olympic games?
    • A. 

      Jearl Miles Clark

    • B. 

      Monique Hennigan

    • C. 

      Kim Graham

    • D. 

      Maicel Malone Wallace

  • 20. 
    Who is the only 20th Century woman to win both Olympic and world championship 400m hurdles titles?
    • A. 

      Daimi Pernia

    • B. 

      Nezha Biduone

    • C. 

      Sally Gunnell

    • D. 

      Kim Batten

  • 21. 
    Who was the Olympic female champion of the 100 meter run in 1992 at Barcelona?
    • A. 

      Gwen Torrence

    • B. 

      Evelyn Ashford

    • C. 

      Gail Devers

    • D. 

      Flo Jo

  • 22. 
    Which two Americans won the silver and bronze medals in the 400 meter hurdles at the 1996 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Kim Batten And Ryan Tolbert

    • B. 

      Ryan Tolbert And Sandra Farmer-Patrick

    • C. 

      Kim Batten And Tonja Buford-Bailey

    • D. 

      Kim Batten And Sandra Farmer-Patrick

  • 23. 
    Which Scotsman won Olympic gold in the 100 meters?
    • A. 

      Alan Wells

    • B. 

      Linford Christie

    • C. 

      Fatima Whitbread

    • D. 

      Jim McNichol

  • 24. 
    Which track star won two gold medals and set a new world record at the 1936 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    • B. 

      Wilma Rudolph

    • C. 

      Babe Didrikson Zaharias

    • D. 

      Helen Stephens

  • 25. 
    Who won the gold medal in the 100 meters in the 1976 Montreal Olympics?
    • A. 

      Hansley Crawford

    • B. 

      Alberto Juantarino

    • C. 

      Charlie Francis

    • D. 

      Bob Hayes

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