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Olympics Quiz
Olympic Trivia

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

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

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

Edwin Moses
Rafer Johnson
Jesse Owens
Bruce Jenner

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

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

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?
Women were allowed to compete
The marathon debuted as an event
An athlete ran the first four-minute mile
Officials first flew the Olympic Flag

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