Ultimate Quiz On Olympics

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Did you know that the Olympic flag represents all countries in the world? If you love Olympics, try this quiz and see how well you understand the games history and how well you know your champions. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    At 39 years of age, why is 2010 Winter Olympics Luge squad member Mark Grimmette called "Papa Mark"?

    • A.

      He Has A Lot Of Kids

    • B.

      He's The Oldest Member Of The Squad

    • C.

      He Looks Like Papa Bear

    • D.

      He Looks Like Papa Smurf

    Correct Answer
    B. He's The Oldest Member Of The Squad
    Explanation
    Mark Grimmette is called "Papa Mark" because he is the oldest member of the 2010 Winter Olympics Luge squad.

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  • 2. 

    What do Ghana, Bahamas, Gabon and The Cayman Islands have in common at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver?

    • A.

      They Are German-Speaking Nations

    • B.

      First Time At A Winter Olympics

    • C.

      Their Flags Share The Same Colors

    • D.

      All Four Are Major Banana Exporters

    Correct Answer
    B. First Time At A Winter Olympics
  • 3. 

    Which nation's 2010 U.S. Winter Olympic Team includes 216 athletes from 35 states?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Ireland

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    A. USA
    Explanation
    The correct answer is USA because the question asks about the nation whose 2010 U.S. Winter Olympic Team includes 216 athletes from 35 states. The only option that fits this description is the USA, as it is the nation being referred to and it is the only option that has a Winter Olympic Team with athletes from multiple states.

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  • 4. 

    What 2010 Winter Olympic Game has a skip and sweeper on a sheet shouting at one another?

    • A.

      Cross Country

    • B.

      Curling

    • C.

      Ice Dancing

    • D.

      Broom Hockey

    Correct Answer
    B. Curling
    Explanation
    Curling is the correct answer because it is a sport played in the Winter Olympic Games that involves a skip and sweeper on a sheet shouting at one another. In curling, the skip is the team captain who directs the strategy, while the sweepers use brooms to sweep the ice in front of the moving stone to control its speed and direction. The communication between the skip and sweepers is crucial for a successful shot, making curling the only sport in the given options that fits the description.

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  • 5. 

    What competition at the 2010 Winter Olympics includes cross-country skiing combined with shooting for both men's and women's teams?

    • A.

      Giant Shoot & Ski

    • B.

      Biathlon

    • C.

      Alpine Target Shooting

    • D.

      Speed Racing

    Correct Answer
    B. Biathlon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Biathlon. Biathlon is a competition at the 2010 Winter Olympics that combines cross-country skiing with shooting for both men's and women's teams. This sport requires athletes to ski over a certain distance and then stop at shooting ranges to hit targets with a rifle. It tests their endurance, skiing skills, and marksmanship abilities.

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  • 6. 

    What did Canadian figure skating pair Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir do for the first time at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver?

    • A.

      Won The Gold For Canada

    • B.

      Wore Costumes Of Recycled Plastic

    • C.

      Fell Down During A Lift

    • D.

      Skated Blindfolded

    Correct Answer
    A. Won The Gold For Canada
    Explanation
    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the gold for Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

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  • 7. 

    What 2010 Winter Olympics venue hosts the Alpine ski, luge, skeleton, bobsleigh, ski jumping, biathlon and Nordic combined events?

    • A.

      Richmond Oval

    • B.

      Whistler

    • C.

      BC Place

    • D.

      Cypress Mountain

    Correct Answer
    B. Whistler
    Explanation
    Whistler is the correct answer because it was one of the main venues for the 2010 Winter Olympics. It hosted various events including Alpine ski, luge, skeleton, bobsleigh, ski jumping, biathlon, and Nordic combined. Whistler is a popular ski resort located in British Columbia, Canada, known for its world-class facilities and challenging slopes.

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  • 8. 

    What Vermont ice cream maker named a flavor for 2010 Winter Olympics Ladies Free-Style Moguls gold medal winner Hannah Kearney?

    • A.

      Ben & Jerry's

    • B.

      Baskin-Robbins

    • C.

      Edy's

    • D.

      Haagen-Daz

    Correct Answer
    A. Ben & Jerry's
    Explanation
    Ben & Jerry's is the correct answer because they are a well-known Vermont ice cream maker. They are known for creating unique and creative flavors, and it is not uncommon for them to name flavors after famous people or events. Therefore, it is likely that they named a flavor after Hannah Kearney, the gold medal winner in the 2010 Winter Olympics Ladies Free-Style Moguls.

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  • 9. 

    What does the pin say that French-speaking volunteers at the 2010 Winter Olympics wear to show they "parle Francais"?

    • A.

      No English!

    • B.

      I Speak French!

    • C.

      Bonjour!

    • D.

      Oui! Oui! Oui!

    Correct Answer
    C. Bonjour!
    Explanation
    The pin says "Bonjour!" which means "Hello!" in French. This pin is worn by French-speaking volunteers at the 2010 Winter Olympics to indicate that they speak French.

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  • 10. 

    What two payment methods were declared the only accepted payment methods at the 2010 Winter Olympics venues?

    • A.

      Visa And American Express

    • B.

      U.S. And Canadian Currency Only

    • C.

      Canadian Currency And Olympic Scrip

    • D.

      Visa And Canadian Currency

    Correct Answer
    D. Visa And Canadian Currency
    Explanation
    During the 2010 Winter Olympics, the only accepted payment methods at the venues were Visa and Canadian Currency. This means that spectators and participants could use their Visa cards to make payments, as well as pay with Canadian currency. Other payment methods such as American Express, U.S. currency, and Olympic scrip were not accepted.

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  • 11. 

    Which country always enters first during the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics?

    • A.

      The Host Country

    • B.

      Greece

    • C.

      Afghanistan

    • D.

      United States

    Correct Answer
    B. Greece
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Greece because according to tradition, Greece always enters first during the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics. This is because the Olympic Games originated in ancient Greece and they are considered the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games. As a tribute to this historical significance, Greece leads the parade of nations during the Opening Ceremonies.

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  • 12. 

    Who was Mark McGwire's teammate at USC and on the 1984 Olympic baseball team?

    • A.

      Roger Clemens

    • B.

      Randy Johnson

    • C.

      Jose Canseco

    • D.

      Tony Gwynn

    Correct Answer
    B. Randy Johnson
    Explanation
    Mark McGwire's teammate at USC and on the 1984 Olympic baseball team was Randy Johnson.

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  • 13. 

    Which team won the gold medal in women's ice hockey at the 1998 Olympics?

    • A.

      Finland

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    C. United States
    Explanation
    In the women's ice hockey event at the 1998 Olympics, the United States team emerged as the winners and secured the gold medal.

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  • 14. 

    What female speed skater had won the most American gold medals in the Olympics by 1994?

    • A.

      Bonnie Blair

    • B.

      Dianne Holum

    • C.

      Anne Henning

    • D.

      Sheila Young

    Correct Answer
    A. Bonnie Blair
    Explanation
    Bonnie Blair is the correct answer because she had won the most American gold medals in the Olympics by 1994.

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  • 15. 

    Who won the gold medal in stunt flying in the 1936 Olympics?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      Finland

    • C.

      Great Britain (Wales)

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    D. Germany
    Explanation
    Germany won the gold medal in stunt flying in the 1936 Olympics.

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