Olympics Trivia Quiz - 25 Questions

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Question:

What were East Germany’s women swimmers suspected of when they won 10 of 11 individual gold medals at the 1976 Montreal Olympics?

Response:

Illegal swimsuits

Doping

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Improper stroke mechanics

Cheating on turns

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Question:

Which country was excluded from Sydney Olympics 2000?

Response:

Dutch East Indies

Afghanistan

Rhodesia

Formosa

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In which year was the Olympics games first shown on Television?

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1936

1932

1944

1940

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Who won bronze medal in women’s weightlifiting 69 kg (152 lbs) category in Sydney Olympics 2000?

Response:

Valentina Popova

Maria Isabel Urrutia

Cheryl Hayworth

Karnam Malleshwari

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Which character designs are incorporated in the five 'good luck dolls' that are the mascots of the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

Response:

Porcupine, Crocodile, Wind, Chinese Dragon and a Hawk

Fish, Giant Panda, Fire, Tibetan Antelope and Swallow

Beaver, Koala, Water, American Eagle and a Duck

Hedgehog, Kangaroo, Earth, Indian Elephant and Eagle

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How many track events are there in a decathlon? (Some events are Field)

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6

4

5

7

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Name the person who has won the maximum number of total career gold medals (i.e., cumulative gold medals over a period of time) in the Olympics.

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Paavo Nurmi

Michael Phelps

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Carl Lewis

Mark Spitz

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Who is the athlete to win the Olympic marathon barefoot?

Response:

Mark Spitz

Kipchoge Keino

Nadia Comaneci

Abebe Bikila

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Question:

Where the Olympic torch was first lit?

Response:

Berlin

Athens

Amsterdam

London

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Question:

Giving Gold, Silver and Bronze medal tradition was started in

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1938

1976

1896

1904