The Big Quiz On Olympics

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The Big Quiz On Olympics

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  • 1. 
    Which Olympic Games, organized by Peter Ueberroth, were the first ever to be privately financed?
    • A. 

      Stockholm 1956 Summer Games

    • B. 

      Sydney 2000 Summer Games

    • C. 

      Los Angeles 1984 Summer Games

    • D. 

      Lake Placid 1980 Winter Games

  • 2. 
    What is the only difference in the rules for the 2010 Men's and Women's Olympic Alpine Skiing Events in Vancouver?
    • A. 

      Boots And Bindings

    • B. 

      Ski Length

    • C. 

      Course length

    • D. 

      Required Apparel

  • 3. 
    What is the source of motto of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic games, "With glowing hearts/Des plus brillants exploits"?
    • A. 

      Canada's National Anthem

    • B. 

      The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    • C. 

      A Poem By Margaret Atwood

    • D. 

      Contest Submissions

  • 4. 
    Since 1988, what international athletic competition is held right after the Olympic games using the same venues?
    • A. 

      World Cup

    • B. 

      Paralympic Games

    • C. 

      World Championships

    • D. 

      World Games

  • 5. 
    Stacy Sykora was the libero, which meant that she couldn't serve or spike, on what US team in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Women's Field Hockey

    • B. 

      Women's Synchronized Swimming

    • C. 

      Women's Volleyball

    • D. 

      Women's Basketball

  • 6. 
    Why is the face-first luge race called "Skeleton?"
    • A. 

      Participants Are Rail Thin

    • B. 

      The First Sled Resembled a Skeleton

    • C. 

      The Sport Is Real Scary

    • D. 

      Jim Skeleton Created The Sport

  • 7. 
    What do 2010 U.S. Winter Olympians Ashley Caldwell, Mirai Nagasu and Caydee Denney have in common?
    • A. 

      They Are Second Cousins

    • B. 

      They All Like U2

    • C. 

      They All Have Tattoos

    • D. 

      They Are All 16 Years Old

  • 8. 
    What is the name of Olympic Snowboarder Shaun Smith's signature move that involves three half-twists and two head-over-heels flips?
    • A. 

      Dipsy Doozey

    • B. 

      Oopsy Daisy

    • C. 

      Double McTwist

    • D. 

      Three-Two Whoa!

  • 9. 
    What are the green flowers at the center of the bouquets presented to 2010 Winter Olympics medal winners?
    • A. 

      Spider Chrysanthemums

    • B. 

      Daisies

    • C. 

      Roses

    • D. 

      Calla Lilies

  • 10. 
    What color is the uniform for volunteers at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games that follow the Winter Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Black With Yellow Trim

    • B. 

      Bright Red

    • C. 

      Bright Turquoise

    • D. 

      Red And White Plaid

  • 11. 
    What does the name of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games inukshuk, "Ilanaaq", means in English?
    • A. 

      Friend

    • B. 

      Walk This Way

    • C. 

      Cash Only!

    • D. 

      Thanks For Coming!

  • 12. 
    What kind of bike did Tinker Juarez ride during the 1996 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Schwinn

    • B. 

      Trek

    • C. 

      GT

    • D. 

      Cannondale

  • 13. 
    What horse did Bruce Davidson ride in the 1996 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Nirvana

    • B. 

      Merry Legs

    • C. 

      Heyday

    • D. 

      Eagle Lion

  • 14. 
    Who was the captain for the Canadian hockey team in the 1998 Winter Olympics?
    • A. 

      Stacy Wilson

    • B. 

      Shannon Miller

    • C. 

      Cammie Granato

    • D. 

      Danielle Goyette

  • 15. 
    Who was the first women's Olympic gold medalist?
    • A. 

      Herma Planck-Szabo

    • B. 

      Sonja Henie

    • C. 

      Madge Syers

    • D. 

      Magda Julin

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