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Olympic Sport Silhouettes - 2

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Which sport was introduced at the 1908 London Summer Olympics as a men's competition, with six teams, including four from the UK and Ireland?

  • Croquet
  • Field Hockey
  • Hurling
  • Shin Whacking

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Which event was noted in the early 1800s in Scotland; part of the British Amateur Championships from 1866 and an original modern Olympic event in 1896?

  • Sun Spotting
  • Sling Shot
  • Table Tennis
  • Shot Put

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Which sport introduced the men’s event to the Olympic programme at the 1936 Berlin Games, and the women’s event at the 1976 Montreal Games?

  • Basketball
  • Net Wrestling
  • Netball
  • Handball

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Which sport debuted at the 1896 Olympics as track and field; was omitted in 1900; reappeared in 1904; but didn't return until 1920 in its own right?

  • Pull-Ups
  • Hammer Throwing
  • Weightlifting
  • Parallel Bars

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Which Olympic event was excluded after the 1920 Games due to a lack of international rules, until its reintroduction in 1972?

  • Freestyle Shooting
  • Clay Pigeon
  • Sailing
  • Archery

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Which sport was introduced at the 1936 Berlin Olympics with its Slalom version making its debut in the 1972 Munich Games?

  • Rowing
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Pole Vault

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Which sport saw players from South Korea, Indonesia and China disqualified for trying to lose in 2012?

  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Royal Parachuting

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Which sport was devised by US Gymnast George Nissen in the early 1930s, when he saw trapeze artistes doing tricks when bouncing off the safety net?

  • Trampoline
  • Beam
  • High Jump
  • Vaulting

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Which event was created by Jigoro Kano in 1882 and was first seen in the Olympic Games in an informal demonstration at the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles?

  • Wrestling
  • Judo
  • Sumo
  • Weight Lifting

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Which discipline was first recognised as a sport by King Charles II and, despite discussion of legitimacy as a sport, was introduced at the 1900 Paris Olympics?

  • Rowing
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Sailing

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Which sport was accepted by the ancient Greeks as an Olympic event as early as 688 B.C.?

  • Fencing
  • Boxing
  • Water Polo
  • Gloucestershire Shin-Kicking

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Which sport dates back to the Irish Tailteann Games (circa 1800 B.C.), but did not become an Olympic event until 1900?

  • Fencing
  • Lead Swinging
  • Tug 'o War
  • Hammer Throwing

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Which event, an emulation of hunting, was introduced at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, and has enjoyed an enduring presence ever since?

  • Olympic Clay (Skeet) Shooting
  • Hammer Throwing
  • Javelin
  • Small Bore Pistol

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Which event was included at the first Modern Olympics in 1896, but, due to bad weather, was not competed until the 2nd Modern Olympiad in 1900 in Paris?

  • Team Gymnastics
  • Vaulting
  • Rowing
  • Canoeing

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Which sport was introduced as a demonstration event at the 1952 Olympics, and repeated until 1984 when the first official Olympic event was held?

  • Freestyle Swimming
  • Freestyle Drowning
  • Synchronised Diving
  • Synchronised Swimming

 

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