Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What new events were added to the 2000 Summer Olympics?

    • A.

      Darts , Tennis

    • B.

      Fencing , Bowing

    • C.

      Triathlon, Taekwondo

    • D.

      Bowling , Baseball

    Correct Answer
    C. Triathlon, Taekwondo
    Explanation
    The new events that were added to the 2000 Summer Olympics were Triathlon and Taekwondo.

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  • 2. 

    How many mascot's did the 2000 Summer Olympics have?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    D. Three
    Explanation
    The 2000 Summer Olympics had three mascots.

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  • 3. 

    Who sang a duet with John Farnham during the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Olympics?

    • A.

      Tina Arena

    • B.

      Olivia Newton-John

    • C.

      Nikki Webster

    • D.

      Vanessa Amorosi

    Correct Answer
    B. Olivia Newton-John
    Explanation
    Olivia Newton-John sang a duet with John Farnham during the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Olympics.

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  • 4. 

    Vietnam won its very first Olympic medal in 2000 in what event?

    • A.

      Handball

    • B.

      Triathlon

    • C.

      Taekwondo

    • D.

      Judo

    Correct Answer
    C. Taekwondo
    Explanation
    In the year 2000, Vietnam won its very first Olympic medal in the sport of Taekwondo. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that emphasizes high, fast kicks and spinning kicks. It requires a combination of strength, agility, and precision. This achievement was significant for Vietnam as it marked their first Olympic medal, showcasing their progress and success in the sport on an international level.

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  • 5. 

    What Olympic events were women allowed to participate in for the first time in 2000?

    • A.

      Hockey And Boxing

    • B.

      Weightlifting And Pentathlon

    • C.

      Fencing And Weightlifting

    • D.

      Boxing And Fencing

    Correct Answer
    B. Weightlifting And Pentathlon
    Explanation
    In the year 2000, women were allowed to participate in the Olympic events of Weightlifting and Pentathlon for the first time. This marked a significant milestone in gender equality in sports, as it expanded the opportunities for women to showcase their skills and compete on a global stage.

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  • 6. 

    Who won the gold in the women's 48kg weightlifting division at the 2000 Olympics?

    • A.

      Raema Lisa Rumbewas

    • B.

      Tara Nott

    • C.

      Agata Wrobel

    • D.

      Sri Indriyani

    Correct Answer
    B. Tara Nott
    Explanation
    Tara Nott won the gold in the women's 48kg weightlifting division at the 2000 Olympics.

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  • 7. 

    Who won the gold in softball at the 2000 Summer Olympics?

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    C. United States
    Explanation
    The United States won the gold in softball at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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  • 8. 

    How many Olympic gold medals did Birgit Fischer win in kayaking in 2000?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    C. Two
    Explanation
    Birgit Fischer won two Olympic gold medals in kayaking in 2000.

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