Olympics: Test Your Knowledge With Our Quiz

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Olympics: Test Your Knowledge With Our Quiz

Think you are a true Olympics expert? Take this quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What speed skater became the most decorated American Winter Olympian ever during the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver?
    • A. 

      Apollo Ohno

    • B. 

      J.R. Celski

    • C. 

      Shani Davis

    • D. 

      Travis Jayner

  • 2. 
    What was the cost of tickets (face value in US dollars) for the 2010 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremonies in Vancouver?
    • A. 

      $175 - $1100

    • B. 

      $25 - $50

    • C. 

      Free, First-Come-First-Served

    • D. 

      $3800 - $6000

  • 3. 
    What is the role of Quatchi at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver?
    • A. 

      Head of Marketing

    • B. 

      Mascot Of The 2010 Winter Games

    • C. 

      Head of Security

    • D. 

      Head Usher at the BC Venue

  • 4. 
    What are the official languages of the Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Greek and Latin

    • B. 

      Japanese and English

    • C. 

      English and French

    • D. 

      The host country's official languages

  • 5. 
    What did 5000 Canadians do without warning that delayed the intense final curling match between Canada and Great Britain?
    • A. 

      They Sang "We Will Rock You"

    • B. 

      They Stood And Sang "O Canada"

    • C. 

      They Sang "Who Let The Dogs Out"?

    • D. 

      They Did "The Wave" For 10 Minutes

  • 6. 
    What country's national anthem, recorded by the Vancouver Symphony for the 2010 Winter Olympics, was applauded as "brassy and muscular"?
    • A. 

      North Korea's

    • B. 

      Iceland's

    • C. 

      Germany's

    • D. 

      USA's

  • 7. 
    Who, at the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, won the gold, the most medals, and the label "America's Sweetheart"?
    • A. 

      Carly Patterson

    • B. 

      Julianne McNamara

    • C. 

      Mary Lou Retton

    • D. 

      Nadia Comăneci

  • 8. 
    Until 1996, if two Olympic competitors tie for the Silver Medal, who got the Bronze Medal?
    • A. 

      They Drew Straws

    • B. 

      The Fourth Place Finisher

    • C. 

      No One

    • D. 

      The Younger Of Two

  • 9. 
    What inspired the color of each one of the five official mascots of the Beijing 2006 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      The Rainbow

    • B. 

      The Olympic Rings

    • C. 

      A Public Phone-In Vote

    • D. 

      The Chinese Flag

  • 10. 
    What former Andrew Lloyd Weber muse joined Chinese singer Liu Huan to sing the theme song of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Dolly Parton

    • B. 

      Britney Spears

    • C. 

      Shania Twain

    • D. 

      Sarah Brightman

  • 11. 
    What swimmer earned eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, breaking the record held by Mark Spitz since 1972.
    • A. 

      Michael Phelps

    • B. 

      Ryan Lochte

    • C. 

      Alain Bernard

    • D. 

      Jason Lezak

  • 12. 
    What gold medal-winning team at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics included Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Tayshaun Prince and Carmelo Anthony?
    • A. 

      U.S. Men's Water Polo Team

    • B. 

      U.S. Men's Basketball Team

    • C. 

      U.S. Men's Equestrian Team

    • D. 

      U.S. Men's Field Hockey Team

  • 13. 
    What happened to LeBron James and Kobe Bryant just four minutes into the Men's Basketball final in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Both Were Benched With Foul Trouble

    • B. 

      Both Needed A Snack

    • C. 

      Both Felt Dizzy

    • D. 

      Both Suffered Knee Injuries

  • 14. 
    Light-flyweight Zou Shiming grabbed China's first gold medal in what sport at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing?
    • A. 

      Swimming

    • B. 

      Boxing

    • C. 

      Gymnastics

    • D. 

      Fishing

  • 15. 
    In what sport are Austria's Linger brothers the 2010 Winter Olympics gold medal champs?
    • A. 

      Ice Dancing

    • B. 

      Downhill Skiing

    • C. 

      Super G

    • D. 

      Luge Doubles

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