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Olympics Quiz
Olympic Trivia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bruce Jenner
Edwin Moses
Jesse Owens
Rafer Johnson