Olympic Games (USA) Quiz Question

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  • 1. 
    In what sport did Donna de Varona win two gold medals at the 1964 Olympic Games, in the 400-meter individual medley and the 4╫100-meter freestyle relay?
    • A. 

      High Jump

    • B. 

      Swimming

    • C. 

      Table-Tennis

    • D. 

      Basketball

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the athlete who won the 1952 Olympic middleweight boxing championship?
    • A. 

      Muhammed Ali

    • B. 

      Bruce Jenner

    • C. 

      Ray Leonard

    • D. 

      Floyd Patterson

  • 3. 
    In what sport did Charles Daniels compete in three Olympic Games (1904, 1906 and 1908), winning seven overall medals?
    • A. 

      Golf

    • B. 

      Swimming

    • C. 

      Tennis

    • D. 

      Race Walking

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the ABC-TV sportscaster who covered 10 Olympic Games beginning in 1960?
    • A. 

      Bud Palmer

    • B. 

      Jim McKay

    • C. 

      Bill Henry

    • D. 

      Jim Simpson

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the boxer who competed in the 1964 Olympic Games winning a gold medal with a broken right hand?
    • A. 

      Joe Frazier

    • B. 

      Cassius Clay

    • C. 

      Rocky Marciano

    • D. 

      George Foreman

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the super heavyweight boxer who won the gold medal in that class at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City and who later defeated 1964 Olympic gold medalist Joe Frazier to win the world heavyweight title in 1973?
    • A. 

      Louis Salica

    • B. 

      Floyd Patterson

    • C. 

      George Foreman

    • D. 

      Norvel Lee

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the male figure skater who overcame a childhood illness (Schwachmann's syndrome, characterized by the body's inability to absorb nutrients) to win the men's figure skating gold medal at the 1984 Olympic Winter Games in Sarajevo?
    • A. 

      Richard ôDickö Button

    • B. 

      Christopher Bowman

    • C. 

      Scott Hamilton

    • D. 

      Brian Boitano

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the athlete regarded as the greatest weightlifter in history who spent three years in a detention camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II, winning gold at the 1952 and 1956 Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      John Davis

    • B. 

      James Bradford

    • C. 

      Bill Good

    • D. 

      Tommy Kono

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the athlete who at the 1984 Olympic Games, won a gold medal in the parallel bars on the strength of two perfect scores?
    • A. 

      Paul Hamm

    • B. 

      Bart Conner

    • C. 

      George Eyser

    • D. 

      Mitch Gaylord

  • 10. 
    What sport did Dorothy Hamill compete in during the 1976 Olympic Games in Innsbruck where she won a gold medal?
    • A. 

      Luge

    • B. 

      Bobsled

    • C. 

      Figure Skating

    • D. 

      Speed Skating

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the athlete nick-named the fastest man alive in the first part of the 20th century, winning gold and silver medals at the 1920 Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Jim Thorpe

    • B. 

      Charlie Paddock

    • C. 

      Carl Lewis

    • D. 

      Johnny Depp

  • 12. 
    In what sport did Milton Campbell compete to win the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Melbourne after failing to make the hurdling team in 1952?
    • A. 

      Relay

    • B. 

      Basketball

    • C. 

      Long Jump

    • D. 

      Decathlon

  • 13. 
    In what sport did Richard "Dick" Fosbury win a gold medal at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City demonstrating the "Fosbury Flop"?
    • A. 

      Gymnastics

    • B. 

      Archery

    • C. 

      Basketball

    • D. 

      High Jump

  • 14. 
    In what sport did John B. Kelly Jr. compete as a four-time Olympian and whose father was a member of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame and his sister was Princess Grace Kelly?
    • A. 

      Wrestling

    • B. 

      Cycling

    • C. 

      Rowing

    • D. 

      Gymnastics

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the most successful alpine skier in U.S. history who won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in Sarajevo?
    • A. 

      Tommy Moe

    • B. 

      Phil Mahre

    • C. 

      Bode Miller

    • D. 

      Billy Kidd

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