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Summer Olympics Quiz

How much do you know about the Summer Games? 20 Questions.

 
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How often are the Summer Olympics held?

  • every year
  • every 2 years
  • every 4 years
  • every 5 years

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There were 14 counties who competed in the original Summer Games. How many countries currently compete in the Summer Olympics?

  • 110
  • 165
  • 205
  • 245

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There were 42 events in the original Summer Games. How many events are on the current Summer Olympics program?

  • 147
  • 195
  • 246
  • 302

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Which country has hosted the Summer Olympics the most times?

  • Greece
  • United States
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom

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Which is the only country to win at least one gold medal at every Summer Olympics Games?

  • Australia
  • Great Britain
  • France
  • United States

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The first Summer Olympics were held in Athens, Greece. Where were the second Summer Olympics held?

  • Paris, France
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • London, England
  • St. Louis, United States

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In what year were women allowed to compete in the Summer Olympics?

  • 1892
  • 1900
  • 1912
  • 1924

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What governing body oversees the planning of every Summer Olympics?

  • I.F.O.
  • G.B.O.
  • I.O.C.
  • U.F.O.

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The Olympic motto is "Citius, Altius, Fortius" a latin expression meaning what?

  • "Bigger, Stronger, Better"
  • "Quicker, Better, Higher"
  • "Faster, Higher, Stronger"
  • "Stronger, Bigger, Faster"

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The Olympic rings, consist of five intertwined rings. What do they represent?

  • The five original founders
  • The five founding countries
  • The five original events
  • The five inhabited continents

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Which countries athletes enter first during the opening ceremony?

  • France
  • Greece
  • Great Britain
  • They enter in alpabetical order

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Only 3 countries have been represented in every Summer Olympic Games. Great Britain, Switzerland and who?

  • France
  • Spain
  • Australia
  • United States

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In what year did the Olympics ban the use of performance enhancing drugs?

  • 1957
  • 1967
  • 1977
  • 1987

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Terrorism had an impact on the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany when 11 members of the Iraeli Olympic team were taken hostage. In what year did this take place?

  • 1972
  • 1976
  • 1980
  • 1984

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Who is credited with the invention of the modern Olympics?

  • Pierre de Coubertin
  • Emil Zatopek
  • Luz Long
  • Karl Heinz Klee

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Since the first Olympic games in 1896, how many times have the Summer Olympics been cancelled?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

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What country has won the most gold medals in the history of the Summer Olympics?

  • Germany
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • Soviet Union

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What athlete has won the most gold medals in Summer Olympics history?

  • Carl Lewis
  • Mark Spitz
  • Paavo Nurmi
  • Michael Phelps

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The United States has won the most medals in Summer Olympic history with 2,296. What country has the second most?

  • Germany
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Soviet Union

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What country will host this years 2012 Summer Olympics?

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Rome, Italy
  • London, England
  • Madrid, Spain

 

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