The Olympic Hockey Quiz! Ultimate Trivia

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Welcome to the ultimate Olympic Hockey quiz! Hockey started being played at the Olympics in 1924, and the men tournament was played in the winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee holds votes on which country would host the Olympics. Do you know when the last Olympics were canceled and which hockey team has the most winning history? See how much of a hockey fan you are by taking up this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the first American-made pistol to win a gold medal in the Olympics?

    • A.

      Ruger

    • B.

      Smith & Wesson

    • C.

      High Standard

    • D.

      Colt

    Correct Answer
    C. High Standard
    Explanation
    High Standard was the first American-made pistol to win a gold medal in the Olympics. This suggests that prior to High Standard, no other American-made pistol had achieved this feat.

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  • 2. 

    Which Fleetwood Mac band member had a sibling who won a medal in the 1968 Olympics?

    • A.

      Lindsey Buckingham

    • B.

      Stevie Nicks

    • C.

      Peter Green

    • D.

      John McVie

    Correct Answer
    A. Lindsey Buckingham
    Explanation
    Lindsey Buckingham is the correct answer because he had a sibling who won a medal in the 1968 Olympics.

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  • 3. 

    To what movie score did Tonya Harding skate her long program at the 1994 Olympics?

    • A.

      Jurassic Park

    • B.

      Last Of The Mohicans

    • C.

      Batman

    • D.

      Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves

    Correct Answer
    A. Jurassic Park
    Explanation
    Tonya Harding skated her long program at the 1994 Olympics to the movie score of Jurassic Park.

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  • 4. 

    What goal-tending pair led the U.S. women to the gold medal in ice hockey at the 1998 Olympics?

    • A.

      Cammie Granato And Karyn Bye

    • B.

      Joan Esposito And Carrie Sawchuk

    • C.

      Sara Decosta And Sarah Tueting

    • D.

      Manon Rheaume And Erin Whitten

    Correct Answer
    C. Sara Decosta And Sarah Tueting
    Explanation
    Sara Decosta and Sarah Tueting were the goal-tending pair that led the U.S. women to the gold medal in ice hockey at the 1998 Olympics.

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  • 5. 

    In what year did wrestler Ken Patera compete in the Olympic games?

    • A.

      Never

    • B.

      1972

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    C. 1976
    Explanation
    Ken Patera competed in the Olympic games in the year 1976.

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  • 6. 

    Which was the first city to host the Summer Olympics twice?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Athens

    • D.

      Los Angeles

    Correct Answer
    A. Paris
    Explanation
    Paris was the first city to host the Summer Olympics twice. The first time was in 1900, when the Olympics were still relatively new and not as organized as they are today. The second time was in 1924, when the Olympics had become more established and the event was more structured. Paris's history and significance in the world of sports, as well as its ability to successfully host the Olympics twice, make it the correct answer to this question.

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  • 7. 

    Where would the 1916 Olympics have been if they hadn't been canceled due to World War I?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Amsterdam

    • C.

      Moscow

    • D.

      Berlin

    Correct Answer
    D. Berlin
    Explanation
    The 1916 Olympics would have been held in Berlin if they hadn't been canceled due to World War I. This can be inferred from the fact that Berlin was the host city for the 1936 Olympics, which were originally awarded to Germany in 1931. Since the Olympics are typically awarded to a city several years in advance, it is reasonable to assume that Berlin would have been the host city for the 1916 Olympics if they hadn't been canceled.

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  • 8. 

    In which city would you find the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee?

    • A.

      Geneva

    • B.

      Basel

    • C.

      Lausanne

    • D.

      Zurich

    Correct Answer
    C. Lausanne
    Explanation
    The headquarters of the International Olympic Committee is located in Lausanne.

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  • 9. 

    What music was played for South African medal winners at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic games?

    • A.

      Die Stem

    • B.

      Nkosi Sikeleli I'afrika

    • C.

      Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture

    • D.

      Beethoven's Ode To Joy

    Correct Answer
    D. Beethoven's Ode To Joy
    Explanation
    At the 1992 Barcelona Olympic games, the music played for South African medal winners was Beethoven's Ode To Joy. This piece of music is a famous symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven and is often associated with joy and celebration. It is a fitting choice to honor and celebrate the achievements of the South African athletes who won medals at the Olympic games.

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  • 10. 

    Who is the first woman from the English-speaking Caribbean to win an Olympic gold medal?

    • A.

      Chandra Sturrup

    • B.

      Sevatheda Fynes

    • C.

      Merlene Ottey

    • D.

      Deon Hemmings

    Correct Answer
    D. Deon Hemmings
    Explanation
    Deon Hemmings is the correct answer because she is the first woman from the English-speaking Caribbean to win an Olympic gold medal. Chandra Sturrup, Sevatheda Fynes, and Merlene Ottey are not the correct answers as they did not achieve this milestone.

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  • 11. 

    What sport provided Australia's only gold medal at the 1900 Olympics in Paris?

    • A.

      Live Pigeon Shooting

    • B.

      Swimming

    • C.

      Rugby

    • D.

      Tug Of War

    Correct Answer
    A. Live Pigeon Shooting
    Explanation
    Live Pigeon Shooting provided Australia's only gold medal at the 1900 Olympics in Paris. This sport involved shooting live pigeons as targets. It was a controversial event as it resulted in the death of numerous pigeons. However, it was included in the Olympics at that time. Australia managed to secure a gold medal in this event, making it their only gold medal during the 1900 Olympics.

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  • 12. 

    In which sport did Miriam Bedard of Canada win two gold medals in the 1998 Winter Olympics?

    • A.

      Biathlon

    • B.

      Luge

    • C.

      Cross-Country Skiing

    • D.

      Alpine Skiing

    Correct Answer
    A. Biathlon
    Explanation
    Miriam Bedard of Canada won two gold medals in the 1998 Winter Olympics in the sport of Biathlon. Biathlon combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting, where athletes ski a distance and then stop to shoot at targets. Bedard's achievement in winning two gold medals in this sport highlights her skill and success in both skiing and shooting.

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  • 13. 

    Where were the 1964 Winter Olympics held?

    • A.

      Innsbruck, Austria

    • B.

      Lake Placid, NY

    • C.

      Sapporo, Japan

    • D.

      Grenoble, France

    Correct Answer
    A. Innsbruck, Austria
    Explanation
    The 1964 Winter Olympics were held in Innsbruck, Austria.

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  • 14. 

    Which musical program won figure skater Philippe Candeloro his silver medal at the 1994 Olympics?

    • A.

      Braveheart

    • B.

      The Godfather

    • C.

      Carmen

    • D.

      Three Musketeers

    Correct Answer
    B. The Godfather
    Explanation
    Philippe Candeloro won his silver medal at the 1994 Olympics with his performance to the music from The Godfather.

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  • 15. 

    What two cities hosted the 1956 Summer Olympic Games?

    • A.

      There Was Only One Host City, Melbourne

    • B.

      Melbourne And Stockholm

    • C.

      Melbourne And Rome

    • D.

      Auckland And Melbourne

    Correct Answer
    B. Melbourne And Stockholm
    Explanation
    The 1956 Summer Olympic Games were hosted by two cities, Melbourne and Stockholm. Melbourne was the main host city, where the majority of the events took place. However, due to strict quarantine regulations in Australia at the time, the equestrian events were held in Stockholm, Sweden. This made it the first time in Olympic history that events were held in two different countries for the same edition of the Games.

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