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Olympic Sport Silhouettes - 1 Quiz

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An original event in the first modern Olympics in 1896, what is it?

  • Running
  • Hurdles
  • Cross Country
  • Beam

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Which activity is depicted in Egyptian relief sculptures from approximately 2500 B.C?

  • Archery
  • Climbing
  • Pole Bending
  • Pole Vaulting

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For which 2012 event will Sir Chris Hoy be honoured with a British commemorative postage stamp?

  • Cycling
  • Digging
  • Diving
  • Weight Lifting

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Which sport made its first appearance as a demonstration sport at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea?

  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling
  • Taekwondo
  • Triple Jump

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Along with Dressage, which equestrian event was added to the Olympic programme at the 1908 Games in London?

  • Ploughing
  • Scurry racing
  • Horse racing
  • Show Jumping

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In 2012, which discipline saw Oldham, Purvis, Smith, Thomas and Whitlock win Britain's first Olympic medal in the men's event for 100 years?

  • Marathon Running
  • Gymnastics
  • Ballet
  • Volleyball

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Which event, ‘invented’ by primitive man, was a pentathlon event of the ancient Greek olympiads?

  • Pole Vaulting
  • Fencing
  • Javelin
  • Kayaking

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Which event, dating back to the first ancient Greek Olympics, normally ends up in the pits?

  • Long Jump
  • Climbing
  • Rowing
  • Formula 1

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Possibly also to have its origins with prehistoric man, what is this event?

  • Marathon
  • Sprinting
  • Triple Jump
  • Shooting

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With its origins in ancient Greece around 708 B.C., what is this sport first introduced at the 18th Olympiad?

  • Shotput
  • Hammer
  • Bowling
  • Discus

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Though dating back thousands of years, which event came into its own as a sport in the 19th century and was part of the 1896 modern Olympics?

  • Archery
  • Fencing
  • Shooting
  • Javelin

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Which sport, depicted in prehistoric cave paintings, had just four events in the first modern Olympics and was for men only?

  • Judo
  • Diving
  • Levitation
  • Swimming

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Which event was included in the 1896 modern Olympics with the US winning the first 8 championships (not including the semi-official 1906 Games)?

  • High Jump
  • Long Jump
  • Broad Jump
  • Pole Vault

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Which event made its debut at the 1904 Olympics held in St. Louis?

  • Beam
  • Trampoline
  • Diving
  • Judo

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Which sport made its Olympic debut when it was played as part of a US sports demonstration at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics?

  • Shotput
  • Discus
  • Football
  • Volleyball

 

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