Learn More About Olympics

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  • 1. 
    Which military action led to a U.S. boycott of the 1980 Olympics?
    • A. 

      The Roman Invasion Of Gaul

    • B. 

      The Soviet Invasion Of Afghanistan

    • C. 

      The Argentinean Invasion Of The Falklands

    • D. 

      The American Invasion Of Grenada

  • 2. 
    Which Olympic games are featured in the movie "Chariots of Fire"?
    • A. 

      London, 1908

    • B. 

      Stockholm, 1912

    • C. 

      Antwerp, 1920

    • D. 

      Paris, 1924

  • 3. 
    What was the nickname of Scandinavian multi-medalist Paavo Nurmi?
    • A. 

      The Flying Finn

    • B. 

      The Dashing Dane

    • C. 

      The Speeding Swede

    • D. 

      The Nippy Norwegian

  • 4. 
    Where were the 1996 Summer Olympics held?
    • A. 

      New Orleans

    • B. 

      Los Angeles

    • C. 

      Atlanta

    • D. 

      Lillehammer

  • 5. 
    Which city hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics?
    • A. 

      Nagano, Japan

    • B. 

      Calgary, Canada

    • C. 

      Lausanne, Switzerl,

    • D. 

      Lillehammer, Norway

  • 6. 
    Which ice skater won the 1988 women's Olympic gold?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Manley

    • B. 

      Oksana Baiul

    • C. 

      Debbie Thomas

    • D. 

      Katarina Witt

  • 7. 
    Which boxer beat three Olympic gold medalists?
    • A. 

      Joe Frazier

    • B. 

      Julio Caesar Chavez

    • C. 

      Marvin Hagler

    • D. 

      Felix Trinidad

  • 8. 
    What city hosted the Summer Olympics in 1956?
    • A. 

      Melbourne

    • B. 

      Brisbane

    • C. 

      Canberra

    • D. 

      Sydney

  • 9. 
    Which boxer was a replacement for Buster Mathis in the Tokyo Olympics and went on to win the gold medal?
    • A. 

      Floyd Patterson

    • B. 

      Lennox Lewis

    • C. 

      Riddick Bowe

    • D. 

      Joe Frazier

  • 10. 
    Which country won the gold medal in baseball at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Cuba

  • 11. 
    Who was the manager of the U.S. Baseball Team at the 2000 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Bobby Valentine

    • B. 

      Joe Torre

    • C. 

      Bobby Cox

    • D. 

      Tommy Lasorda

  • 12. 
    Which championship fighter lost a very controversial decision at the 1988 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Roy Jones, Jr.

    • B. 

      Michael Nunn

    • C. 

      Lennox Lewis

    • D. 

      Riddick Bowe

  • 13. 
    How many summer Olympics were held during the 1990's?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 14. 
    Which skater won men's Olympic bronze medals in 1994 and 1998?
    • A. 

      Philippe Candeloro

    • B. 

      Alexei Urmanov

    • C. 

      Ilia Kulik

    • D. 

      Alexei Yagudin

  • 15. 
    Who won Australia's first gold medal at the Winter Olympics?
    • A. 

      Steven Bradbury

    • B. 

      Alisha Camplin

    • C. 

      Colin Coates

    • D. 

      Steven Lee

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