The Big Quiz On Olympic Games (USA)

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  • 1. 
    In what sport did Connie Carpenter Phinney win a gold medal in 1984 after having competed previously as a speed skater and a rower?
    • A. 

      Swimming

    • B. 

      Synchronized Swimming

    • C. 

      Cyclist

    • D. 

      Shooting

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the athlete who is said to be one of the best swimmers of all time having won 11 Olympic medals, eight gold?
    • A. 

      Mark Spitz

    • B. 

      Matt Biondi

    • C. 

      Bobby Hackett

    • D. 

      Robert Bennett

  • 3. 
    In what sport did Janet Evans win four gold medals at the Olympic Games in 1988 and 1992?
    • A. 

      Golf

    • B. 

      Swimming

    • C. 

      Softball

    • D. 

      Volleyball

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the female track and field athlete who set and still holds the world records in the 100m and 200m who is also known for her style and fashion on the track?
    • A. 

      Naide Gomes

    • B. 

      Florence Griffith Joyner

    • C. 

      Marion Jones

    • D. 

      Mildred Ella

  • 5. 
    In what sport did Dan Jansen win a gold medal at the 1994 Olympic Games, taking his victory lap with his baby daughter?
    • A. 

      Softball

    • B. 

      Long Jump

    • C. 

      Speedskating

    • D. 

      Track And Field

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the female athlete considered one of the greatest women's track and field athletes of all time winning back-to-back heptathlon Olympic gold medals in 1988 and 1992?
    • A. 

      Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    • B. 

      Mary Teresa Decker Slaney

    • C. 

      Mildred Ella

    • D. 

      Wyomia Tyus

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the oldest woman to win a gold medal in track at the age of 35 at the Olympic Games in Barcelona?
    • A. 

      Florence Joyner Griffith

    • B. 

      Wilma Rudolph

    • C. 

      Jackie Joyner Kersee

    • D. 

      Evelyn Ashford

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the athlete named World Swimmer of the Year in 1980 and who later worked as a hotel night clerk to finance his Olympic dream which came true in 1984, when he won three gold medals in Los Angeles.
    • A. 

      Johnny Weissmuller

    • B. 

      Rowdy Gaines

    • C. 

      Matt Biondi

    • D. 

      Michael Phelps

  • 9. 
    In what sport did Bob Hayes compete winning a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo and later gave up the sport to play football and earn a Super Bowl ring?
    • A. 

      Rowing

    • B. 

      Boxing

    • C. 

      Diving

    • D. 

      Track

  • 10. 
    In what sport was Shannon Miller noted as the most decorated American in history in that sport winning seven Olympic medals?
    • A. 

      Tennis

    • B. 

      Synchronized Swimming

    • C. 

      Beach Volleyball

    • D. 

      Gymnastics

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the female athlete who discovered as a child that she had clubbed feet and who won the gold medal at the 1992 Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Kristi Yamaguchi

    • B. 

      Michelle Kwan

    • C. 

      Sarah Hughes

    • D. 

      Nancy Kerrigan

  • 12. 
    In what sport did Bruce Baumgartner compete earning him the distinction of being one of only eight U.S. Olympians to win medals in four different Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Rowing

    • B. 

      Wrestling

    • C. 

      Gymnastics

    • D. 

      Archery

  • 13. 
    What is the name of the three-time Olympian who was the first American to land a triple Axel in 1988 at the Olympic Winter Games in Calgary?
    • A. 

      Brian Boitano

    • B. 

      Richard Ewell

    • C. 

      Scott Hamilton

    • D. 

      Johnny Weir

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the athlete nicknamed the "Golden Boy" winning the lightweight title and a gold medal in 1992?
    • A. 

      Sugar Ray Leonard

    • B. 

      Joe Frazier

    • C. 

      Evander Holyfield

    • D. 

      Oscar De La Hoya

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the athlete who was a member of the Dream Team in Barcelona, A.K.A. "The Admiral", is the only male U.S. basketball player to be named to three Olympic teams?
    • A. 

      Michael Jordan

    • B. 

      Doug Collins

    • C. 

      David Robinson

    • D. 

      Patrick Ewing

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