The Ultimate Quiz On Olympic Hockey! Trivia

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  • 1. 

    How many nations competed in hockey at the 1932 Olympics?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    Four nations competed in hockey at the 1932 Olympics.

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  • 2. 

    How many members of the 1936 British Olympic hockey team were born in Canada?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    C. One
    Explanation
    The answer is "One" because only one member of the 1936 British Olympic hockey team was born in Canada. This suggests that the majority of the team members were not born in Canada.

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  • 3. 

    Why was it controversial in 1936 that Rudi Ball played for the German Olympic hockey team?

    • A.

      He Was A Bobsledder

    • B.

      He Was A She

    • C.

      He Was Canadian

    • D.

      He Was Jewish

    Correct Answer
    D. He Was Jewish
    Explanation
    In 1936, it was controversial that Rudi Ball played for the German Olympic hockey team because he was Jewish. During that time, Nazi Germany was under Adolf Hitler's regime, which promoted anti-Semitic beliefs and policies. Jewish athletes faced discrimination and exclusion from participating in sports events. Rudi Ball's inclusion in the German team challenged the Nazi ideology and sparked controversy, as it went against their discriminatory practices.

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  • 4. 

    What hockey position did James Foster play for Great Britain in the 1936 Olympics?

    • A.

      Coach

    • B.

      Center

    • C.

      Goaltender

    • D.

      Left Wing

    Correct Answer
    C. Goaltender
    Explanation
    James Foster played as a goaltender for Great Britain in the 1936 Olympics. As a goaltender, his primary role was to defend the goal and prevent the opposing team from scoring. Goaltenders are responsible for stopping shots on goal and are crucial in maintaining the team's defensive strategy. Foster's position as a goaltender indicates that he had the skills and abilities to protect the net and contribute to his team's success in the tournament.

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  • 5. 

    How many countries played in the 1936 Olympic hockey tournament?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    A. Eight
    Explanation
    In the 1936 Olympic hockey tournament, eight countries participated.

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  • 6. 

    Where did Canada place in hockey at the 1936 Olympics?

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Third

    • C.

      Fourth

    • D.

      Second

    Correct Answer
    D. Second
    Explanation
    Canada placed second in hockey at the 1936 Olympics.

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  • 7. 

    Which two teams competed for the bronze medal in hockey at the 1936 Olympics?

    • A.

      Poland And Czechoslovakia

    • B.

      Czechoslovakia And Canada

    • C.

      Canada And USA

    • D.

      USA And Czechoslovakia

    Correct Answer
    D. USA And Czechoslovakia
    Explanation
    In the 1936 Olympics, the bronze medal match in hockey was played between the teams of USA and Czechoslovakia.

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  • 8. 

    How many goals did Canadian Kenneth Farmer score playing hockey at the 1936 Olympics?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    Kenneth Farmer, a Canadian hockey player, scored a total of 10 goals while playing at the 1936 Olympics.

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  • 9. 

    What country did John Coward play hockey for at the 1936 Olympics?

    • A.

      Sweden

    • B.

      Austria

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Great Britain

    Correct Answer
    D. Great Britain
    Explanation
    John Coward played hockey for Great Britain at the 1936 Olympics.

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  • 10. 

    Who coached the Canadian hockey team at the 1948 Olympics?

    • A.

      Ross King

    • B.

      Frank Boucher

    • C.

      Sandy Watson

    • D.

      George McFaul

    Correct Answer
    B. Frank Boucher
    Explanation
    Frank Boucher is the correct answer because he coached the Canadian hockey team at the 1948 Olympics.

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  • 11. 

    What position did Canadian Roy Forbes play in the 1936 Olympic hockey tournament?

    • A.

      Manager

    • B.

      Center

    • C.

      Defense

    • D.

      Goalie

    Correct Answer
    C. Defense
    Explanation
    Roy Forbes played as a defenseman in the 1936 Olympic hockey tournament. A defenseman's primary role is to protect their team's goal and prevent the opposing team from scoring. They also contribute to the team's offense by initiating plays and assisting in scoring goals. In the context of the question, it is stated that Roy Forbes was a Canadian player, and his position as a defenseman suggests that he played a crucial role in defending the Canadian team's goal during the tournament.

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  • 12. 

    What was the name of the hockey team that represented Canada at the 1936 Olympics?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      RCAF Flyers

    • C.

      Boston Bruins

    • D.

      Canada's Team

    Correct Answer
    B. RCAF Flyers
    Explanation
    The RCAF Flyers was the hockey team that represented Canada at the 1936 Olympics.

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  • 13. 

    What team did the 1980 USA hockey team beat in the Olympic gold-medal game?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Finland

    • D.

      Norway

    Correct Answer
    C. Finland
    Explanation
    The 1980 USA hockey team beat Finland in the Olympic gold-medal game. This victory is famously known as the "Miracle on Ice" as the USA team, made up of amateur and college players, defeated the heavily favored Soviet Union team in the semifinals and went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland in the final.

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  • 14. 

    How many hockey gold medals had Canada won after the Olympics in 1948?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      Twelve

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    Canada had won four hockey gold medals after the Olympics in 1948.

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  • 15. 

    How many gold medals for hockey had Canada won after winning at the Olympics in 1948?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    A. Four
    Explanation
    Canada had won four gold medals for hockey after winning at the Olympics in 1948.

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