Sapporo 1972 Winter Olympics Quiz

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Sapporo 1972 Winter Olympics Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which country won 18 medals to lead the way at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      The Netherlands

    • C. 

      Soviet Union

    • D. 

      East Germany

  • 2. 
    What distinction does the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics have?
    • A. 

      First Winter Olympics In Asia

    • B. 

      First Olympics With China Competing

    • C. 

      Olympics In Most Northern Location

    • D. 

      First Olympics In Asia

  • 3. 
    Which team won the hockey gold medal at the 1972 Sapporo Olympics?
    • A. 

      Soviet Union

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 4. 
    Who won three of the four men's speedskating gold medals at the 1972 Sapporo Olympics?
    • A. 

      Hasse Borjes

    • B. 

      Ard Schenk

    • C. 

      Jan Bols

    • D. 

      Roar Gronvold

  • 5. 
    Japan won their first ever Winter Olympics gold medal in what event at Sapporo in 1972?
    • A. 

      Speedskating

    • B. 

      Cross Country Skiing

    • C. 

      Figure Skating

    • D. 

      Ski Jumping

  • 6. 
    Which 17-year-old won both the women's downhill and the giant slalom at the 1972 Sapporo Olympics?
    • A. 

      Marie-Therese Nadig

    • B. 

      Olga Pall

    • C. 

      Annemarie Proll

    • D. 

      Nancy Greene

  • 7. 
    At the 1972 Sapporo Games, who won the Slalom gold medal by the then smallest margin of victory?
    • A. 

      Barbara Cochran

    • B. 

      Claudia Giordani

    • C. 

      Danielle Debernard

    • D. 

      Annie Famose

  • 8. 
    Diane Holum was the flag bearer for the U.S. and won what event at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics?
    • A. 

      1500m Speed Skating

    • B. 

      Downhill Skiing

    • C. 

      Figure Skating

    • D. 

      5km Cross-Country Skiing

  • 9. 
    How did the torch bearer enter the stadium at the opening ceremonies of the 1972 Sapporo Olympics?
    • A. 

      On Skates

    • B. 

      On Skis

    • C. 

      By Dogsled

    • D. 

      By Parachute

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