Test Your Olympic Knowledge 1

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Test Your Olympic Knowledge 1

So you think you know a lot about the Olympics? Here's a hard-hitting quiz that could stump even the most ardent fan of the rings. By Randy Sumimoto & Dennis Pimentel [email protected] Com


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which European city hosted the first modern Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      Athens

  • 2. 
    Which nation captured the most medals at the first modern Summer Games in Athens (1896)?  
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      United States

  • 3. 
    Which of these sports has been a part of every Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Basketball

    • B. 

      Wrestling

    • C. 

      Fencing

  • 4. 
    Which of these has never been an Olympic sport?
    • A. 

      Checkers

    • B. 

      Croquet

    • C. 

      Tug-of-war

  • 5. 
    Including 2012, how many times has London hosted the Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 6. 
    How many gold medals did Jesse Owens win in the 1936 Games in Berlin?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

  • 7. 
    Which future world heavyweight champion did not win an Olympic gold medal?
    • A. 

      Muhammad Ali

    • B. 

      Evander Holyfield

    • C. 

      Lennox Lewis

  • 8. 
    Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition?
    • A. 

      Olga Korbut

    • B. 

      Nadia Comaneci

    • C. 

      Mary Lou Retton

  • 9. 
    Who scored the winning basket for the U.S.S.R. in the controversial win over the U.S. in the 1972 Men's Basketball gold medal game?
    • A. 

      Alexander Belov

    • B. 

      Sarunas Marciulionis

    • C. 

      Arvydas Sabonis

  • 10. 
    Who is the first female athlete to win six medals in one Olympics?
    • A. 

      Amanda Beard

    • B. 

      Natalie Coughlin

    • C. 

      Dana Torres

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