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Olympics Quiz
Olympic Trivia

1. Identify this great Olympian who won four gold medals as a member of the 1936 U.S. track team:

Rafer Johnson
Bruce Jenner
Jesse Owens
Edwin Moses

2. The Olympic Rings symbolize ...
The five nations that originally competed in the Olympics
A high-five
Unity between Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe
The five fingers on a human hand

3. Which of the following terms does not relate to track and field?
Hop, skip, and jump
Flic-flac
Spin
Fosbury flop

4. Since they began, how many times have the Summer Olympics been cancelled?
Once
Never
Three times
Twice

5. Which of the following sports made its debut at the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics?
Rhythmic gymnastics
Bowling
Trampoline tumbling
In-line skating

6. The modern Olympic Games are based on ancient games held in ...
Olympic Mountains
Mount Olympus
Athens, Greece
Olympia, Greece

7. What happened for the first time at the 1900 Olympics?
An athlete ran the first four-minute mile
Officials first flew the Olympic Flag
Women were allowed to compete
The marathon debuted as an event

8. The first gymnast to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition was...
Larissa Latynina
Olga Korbut
Mary Lou Retton
Nadia Comaneci