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2016 Summer Olympics Quiz

Test your knowledge of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro! 12 Questions.

 
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1

In which hemisphere is Rio de Janeiro, Brazil located?

  • Northern
  • Southern
  • Eastern
  • Western

2

How many different sports categories (such as diving, tennis, etc.) were played in the Olympics this year?

  • 24
  • 27
  • 39
  • 45

3

Which activity is NOT one of the five activities in the "Modern Pentathlon" event?

  • Fencing
  • Cycling
  • Shooting
  • Horse jumping

4

Which country won its first gold medal EVER during these games?

  • Singapore
  • Vietnam
  • Fiji
  • All of the above

5

US swimmer Michael Phelps has won a record-breaking number of Olympic medals during the five Olympic games in which he has competed. How many medals has he won?

  • 22
  • 25
  • 28
  • 31

6

Which two sports were added to the 2016 Olympic games?

  • Golf and rugby
  • Indoor soccer and ballroom dancing
  • Dressage and canoe racing
  • Whiffle ball and parasailing

7

How many laps around the track is the 10,000 meter race?

  • 16
  • 20
  • 25
  • 28

8

Which unexpected event happened during the Rio Olympics?

  • Three athletes were infected with the Zika virus.
  • There was a power outage during the opening ceremony.
  • The diving pool turned green.
  • Brazil didn't win one gold medal.

9

How tall is Simone Biles, gold medalist of the Women's All Around Gymnastics?

  • 4' 6"
  • 4' 8"
  • 4'10"
  • 5'

10

China has won 28 of the 32 gold medals awarded since Table Tennis became an Olympic sport in 1988. Who was China's closest Table Tennis competitor at this year's games?

  • Japan
  • Germany
  • U.S.
  • North Korea

11

Which of the below is an actual Olympic sport?

  • Surfing
  • Arm wrestling
  • Synchronized weight lifting
  • Walking

12

The mascot of the Rio Olympics, Vinicius, is a fanciful character inspired by three types of Brazilian forest animals. What are they?

  • Monkeys, cats and butterflies
  • Snakes, butterflies and birds
  • Cats, monkeys and birds
  • Bears, monkeys and cats

 

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