Do You Know Olympic Games (USA)?

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  • 1. 

    The 1st gymnast outside Eastern Europe to win the gymnastics all-around competition happened at which Olympic Games?

    • A.

      1916 Summer Olympic Games

    • B.

      2000 Summer Olympic Games

    • C.

      2004 Summer Olympic Games

    • D.

      1984 Summer Olympic Games

    Correct Answer
    D. 1984 Summer Olympic Games
    Explanation
    In 1984, the Summer Olympic Games marked a significant milestone in gymnastics history as the first time a gymnast from outside Eastern Europe won the all-around competition. This breakthrough shattered the dominance of Eastern European gymnasts and showcased the growing international competitiveness in the sport.

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  • 2. 

    How many medals did the USA win in Diving at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games?

    • A.

      1 Gold

    • B.

      2 Gold and 3 Silver

    • C.

      7 Gold

    • D.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 Gold
    Explanation
    The USA won 1 gold medal in Diving at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games.

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  • 3. 

    Of all the medals team USA has won in the Summer Olympic Games what percentage are gold?

    • A.

      10 Percent

    • B.

      40 Percent

    • C.

      60 Percent

    • D.

      85 Percent

    Correct Answer
    B. 40 Percent
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 40 percent. This means that out of all the medals that team USA has won in the Summer Olympic Games, 40 percent of them are gold.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these years did the USA not medal in the Olympic Games?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2008

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      2004

    Correct Answer
    C. 1980
    Explanation
    In 1980, the USA did not medal in the Olympic Games. This was due to the boycott of the games by the United States in protest of the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan. As a result, many countries, including the USA, did not participate in the Moscow Olympics. Therefore, the USA did not have the opportunity to win any medals in that year.

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  • 5. 

    What was the final score of the final basketball game in the 2008 Olympic Games that earned the USA earned gold?

    • A.

      108-107

    • B.

      118-87

    • C.

      118-59

    • D.

      118-107

    Correct Answer
    D. 118-107
    Explanation
    In the final basketball game of the 2008 Olympic Games, the USA earned gold with a final score of 118-107.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these sports did the USA win a bronze medal in at the 2008 Olympic Games?

    • A.

      Sailing

    • B.

      Volleyball

    • C.

      Baseball

    • D.

      Softball

    Correct Answer
    C. Baseball
    Explanation
    In the 2008 Olympic Games, the USA won a bronze medal in Baseball.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these sports did the USA win a bronze medal in at the 2008 Olympic Games?

    • A.

      Water Polo

    • B.

      Soccer

    • C.

      Sailing

    • D.

      Tennis

    Correct Answer
    D. Tennis
    Explanation
    In the 2008 Olympic Games, the USA won a bronze medal in tennis. This means that the American tennis players performed well enough to finish in third place in the competition.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these sports did the USA win three medals for at the 2008 Olympic Games?

    • A.

      Wrestling

    • B.

      Tennis

    • C.

      Boxing

    • D.

      Judo

    Correct Answer
    A. Wrestling
    Explanation
    The USA won three medals in Wrestling at the 2008 Olympic Games.

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  • 9. 

    What sport did Team USA win the most medals for at the 2008 Olympic Games?

    • A.

      Equestrian

    • B.

      Boxing

    • C.

      Fencing

    • D.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    D. Swimming
    Explanation
    At the 2008 Olympic Games, Team USA won the most medals in swimming. This can be inferred from the fact that swimming is the correct answer given. Swimming has historically been a strong sport for the United States at the Olympics, with many talented swimmers representing the country. Therefore, it is likely that Team USA performed exceptionally well in swimming at the 2008 Games, resulting in the most medals won in this sport.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these events did the USA win the gold at the 1972 Olympic Games?

    • A.

      Athletics, Men's High Jump

    • B.

      Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Bantamweight

    • C.

      Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Middleweight

    • D.

      Swimming, Men's 200 m Freestyle

    Correct Answer
    D. Swimming, Men's 200 m Freestyle
    Explanation
    The USA won the gold in Swimming, Men's 200 m Freestyle at the 1972 Olympic Games.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these events did the USA win the gold at the 1972 Olympic Games?

    • A.

      Athletics, Men's Marathon

    • B.

      Boxing, Men's Middleweight

    • C.

      Athletics, Men's Shot Put

    • D.

      Boxing, Men's Bantamweight

    Correct Answer
    A. Athletics, Men's Marathon
    Explanation
    The USA won the gold in Athletics, Men's Marathon at the 1972 Olympic Games.

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  • 12. 

    Who won more gold medals than the USA in the 2002 Olympic Games?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Austria

    • C.

      Norway

    • D.

      Finland

    Correct Answer
    C. Norway
    Explanation
    Norway won more gold medals than the USA in the 2002 Olympic Games.

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  • 13. 

    Which U.S. city hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1980?

    • A.

      Minneapolis

    • B.

      Denver

    • C.

      Salt Lake City

    • D.

      Lake Placid

    Correct Answer
    D. Lake Placid
    Explanation
    Lake Placid hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1980. This small village in upstate New York was chosen as the host city for the games. It is known for its picturesque setting and winter sports facilities, making it an ideal location for the Olympics. The games included various winter sports such as skiing, ice hockey, and figure skating. Lake Placid's successful hosting of the 1980 Winter Olympics helped to put the village on the map as a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

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  • 14. 

    What is the name of the female athlete who won two gold medals for the javelin (Olympic record) and 80-meter hurdles (world record) in 1932 in Los Angeles?

    • A.

      Mildred "Babe" Didrikson

    • B.

      Wilma Rudolf

    • C.

      Marion Jones

    • D.

      Joan Benoit

    Correct Answer
    A. Mildred "Babe" Didrikson
    Explanation
    Mildred "Babe" Didrikson is the correct answer because she was a female athlete who won two gold medals for the javelin (Olympic record) and 80-meter hurdles (world record) in 1932 in Los Angeles. She was a multi-sport athlete and excelled in various sports, including track and field. Didrikson's achievements in the 1932 Olympics solidified her status as one of the greatest female athletes of all time.

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  • 15. 

    What is the name of the athlete who won two gold medals at the 1948 (100-meter dash, 400-meter relay)Olympic Games?

    • A.

      Carl Lewis

    • B.

      Michael Jordan

    • C.

      William Harrison Dillard

    • D.

      Jessie Owens

    Correct Answer
    C. William Harrison Dillard
    Explanation
    William Harrison Dillard is the correct answer because he won two gold medals at the 1948 Olympic Games in the 100-meter dash and the 400-meter relay. Carl Lewis, Michael Jordan, and Jessie Owens are not the correct answers as they either did not participate in the 1948 Olympic Games or did not win gold medals in the mentioned events.

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