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Olympics Quiz
Olympic Trivia

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

2. 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

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

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

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

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

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

Jesse Owens
Rafer Johnson
Bruce Jenner
Edwin Moses

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