Modern Olympics Trivia Quiz

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What do you know about the Olympic Games? Here, we have a "Modern Olympics trivia quiz" to test your knowledge about The Summer Olympic Games. The Games of the Olympiad is an international multi-sport event. The Modern Olympic Games were inaugurated in Athens and are held at the beginning of every Olympiad. The Games were organized as a summer sports event through 1920. What else do you know about these games? Let's test it out with the help of the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the serial number of the 2008 Beijing Olympics?
    • A. 

      XXII

    • B. 

      XXIV

    • C. 

      XXVI

    • D. 

      XXIX

  • 2. 
    Who has won the maximum number of gold medals in a single Olympic Games in the history of the Olympics?
    • A. 

      Nadia Comaneci

    • B. 

      Abebe Bikila

    • C. 

      James Connelly

    • D. 

      Michael Phelps

  • 3. 
    Who was the first winner in modern Olympics?
    • A. 

      Nadia Comaneci

    • B. 

      Abebe Bikila

    • C. 

      Mark Spitz

    • D. 

      James Connelly

  • 4. 
    Name the person who has holds the record of the maximum number of cumulative gold medals in the Olympics over a period of time?
    • A. 

      Shirley Hunty

    • B. 

      Michael Fred Phelps

    • C. 

      Mark Spitz

    • D. 

      Paavo Nurmi

  • 5. 
    Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 seven times at the Olympics?
    • A. 

      Mark Spitz

    • B. 

      James Connelly

    • C. 

      Nadia Comaneci

    • D. 

      Abebe Bikila

  • 6. 
    What is the meaning of the motto 'Citius, Altius, Fortius' of the Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Quicker, Heavier, Taller

    • B. 

      Faster, Higher, Stronger

    • C. 

      Civility, Attainment, Fortune

    • D. 

      Citadel, Attitude, Fortitude

  • 7. 
    Who is the only athlete to win the Olympic marathon title twice in succession?
    • A. 

      Abebe Bikila

    • B. 

      Kipchoge Keino

    • C. 

      Mark Spitz

    • D. 

      Nadia Comaneci

  • 8. 
    In which year were the first Modern Olympics held?
    • A. 

      1698

    • B. 

      1798

    • C. 

      1896

    • D. 

      1968

  • 9. 
    When was the original Olympiad first held?
    • A. 

      1776 B.C.

    • B. 

      776 B.C.

    • C. 

      1698

    • D. 

      1896

  • 10. 
    Who started the modern Olympics?
    • A. 

      Athens 

    • B. 

      Baron Pierre de Coubertin

    • C. 

      James Connolly

    • D. 

      Larisa Latynina

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