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Easy to hard Olympics Quiz

From the easy stuff to obscure facts, an olympics quiz for everyone. 20 Questions.

 
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1

How often are the Olympics held?

  • Every 4 years
  • Every 5 years
  • Every 10 years

2

In which athletics discipline is a long spear thrown over as long a distance as possible?

  • Discus
  • Javelin
  • Shot put

3

What is the length of an Olympic-sized swimming pool?

  • 25m
  • 50m
  • 100m

4

What is the length of one circuit of a standard running track?

  • 100m
  • 200m
  • 400m

5

In the opening ceremony, who is the first nation in the athletes' parade?

  • The host nation
  • USA
  • Greece

6

Where were the olypics held in 2004?

  • Athens
  • Sydney
  • Beijing

7

What do the five rings on the olympic flag represent?

  • The 5 continents
  • The 5 nations in the first olympics
  • The 5 branches of athletics

8

Which of these is NOT an olympic event (2010)?

  • 20 km walk
  • Lacrosse
  • Greco-Roman

9

Who won the womens' 100m in the 2008 Beijing olympics?

  • Usain Bolt
  • Christine Ohuruogu
  • Shelly-Ann Fraser

10

Which sport did Great Britian's Rebecca Adlington win gold in the 400m and 800m events at the 2008 Beijing olympics?

  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Swimming

11

In total, how many olympic gold medals has Michael Phelps won ?

  • 9
  • 14
  • 17

12

In which stadium were the first olympic games held in 1894?

  • Stadium of Vyrona
  • Stadium Olmpia
  • Panathenaic Stadium

13

Which nation has never hosted a summer olympics?

  • Switzerland
  • South Korea
  • Belgium

14

In what time did Usain Bolt run the 100m in the final at the 2008 Beijing olympics?

  • 9.03 seconds
  • 9.23 seconds
  • 9.69 seconds

15

In the 1936 games, Jesse Owens won gold medals in the 100m, 200m, 400m relay and which other event?

  • 200m hurdles
  • 400m
  • Long jump

16

Where does Great Britain place in the table for total all-time olympic medals?

  • 3rd
  • 5th
  • 13th

17

What is the official name of the proposed tower for the 2012 London olympics?

  • ArcelorMittal Orbit
  • AnishKapoor Tower
  • HubbleBubble

18

Which of these events has been added to the London 2012 olympics?

  • Rugby sevens
  • Womens' boxing
  • Golf

19

Which English footballer kicked a football into the crowd at the 2008 Beijing olympic closing ceremony?

  • David Beckham
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Alan Shearer

20

What was the name of the 2008 Beijing olympic mascots?

  • The Wufus
  • The Fufus
  • The Fuwa

 

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