Jesse Owens Quizzes & Trivia

One of the most well-known track athletes in history was identified by the wrong name his entire life, but do you know what mistake led Jesse Owens’ teacher to call him Jesse? And although Owens was one of the most decorated college athletes he did not win a scholarship. Of course Jesse Owens’ greatest triumphs occurred on the Olympic stage and much has been made about Hitler’s refusal to shake his hand in Berlin but did you know that they may have actually shook hands after all?

Furthermore, what controversy after the 1936 games led to Owen’s retirement from competitive running? There is much to know about the 4 time gold medal winner. So if you’re ready to take quizzes on Jesse Owens, get on your mark, get set, and go!

Take this quiz to find out how much you and Jesse are alike!!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Jan 2, 2013
  • Sample Question
    What is your favorite food?

This is a quiz about the life of Jesse Owens. Take this quiz after watching the Voki.

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 41   |  Last updated: Oct 4, 2017
  • Sample Question
     When was Jesse Owens born?

Jesse Owens Questions and Answers