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Here are the answers on questions on Olympic Games.

(1) Who Officially opened the first Olympic games?
(a) Prince Andrew
(b) Constantine I
(c) Otto
(d) King George I

The Correct Option is - (d) King George I

(2) How many sports were included in the first Olympic games?
(a) 7
(b) 9
(c) 11
(d) 13

The Correct Option is = (b) 9

(3) How many sporting events were included in the first Olympic games?
(a) 10
(b) 22
(c) 43
(d) 55

The Correct Option is = (c) 43

(4) Which Country won the most number of Gold Medals in the first Olympic Games?
(a) United States
(b) Germany
(c) Greece
(d) Australia

The Correct Option is = (a) United States

(5) How many countries participated in the first Olympic games?
(a) 9
(b) 14
(c) 19
(d) 22

The Correct Option is = (b) 14

(6) The first Olympic games opening ceremony was on which date?
(a) April 30, 1896
(b) April 23, 1896
(c) April 15, 1896
(d) April 6, 1896

The Correct Option is = (d) 6 April 1896

(7) Until which year, both Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year?
(a) 1920
(b) 1968
(c) 1992
(d) 2000

The Correct Option is = (c) 1992

(8) Which one of he followings is awarded to athletes who demonstrate a special spirit of sportsmanship in Olympic events?
(a) Olympic Order
(b) Olympic Trophy
(c) Pierre de Coubertin medal
(d) Olympic Cup

The Correct Option is = (c) Pierre de Coubertin medal

(9) What is the full form of the abbreviation IOC?
(a) International Olympic Committee
(b) Indian Olympic Committee
(c) International Olympic Commission
(d) International Olympic Corporation

The Correct Option is = (a) International Olympic Committee

(10) When were the first Winter Olympics held by the International Olympic Committee?
(a) 1920
(b) 1924
(c) 1928
(d) 1932

The Correct Option is = (b) 1924

(11) The Olympic Museum is in which country?
(a) Switzerland
(b) USA
(c) Germany
(d) Japan

The Correct Option is - (a) Switzerland

(12) How many National Olympic Committees are under the International Olympic Committee?
(a) 178
(b) 184
(c) 197
(d) 205

The Correct Option is = (d) 205

(13) In which year of Olympics, the torch was carried under water by divers ?
(a) 2000
(b) 2004
(c) 2008
(d) 2012

The Correct Option is = (a) 2000

(14) Which is the Longest Olympic Torch rally in Kilometers?
(a) Atlanta 1996
(b) Beijing 2008
(c) Athens 2004
(d) Sydney 2000

The Correct Option is = (b) Beijing 2008

(15) On which day, the Olympic flame is extinguished in Olympic Games?
(a) On opening ceremony
(b) On closing ceremony
(c) Decided by the host country
(d) It is never extinguished

The Correct Option is = (b) On closing ceremony

(16) In which year of Olympics, the first global torch rally was undertaken?
(a) 2000
(b) 2004
(c) 2008
(d) 2012

The Correct Option is = (b) 2004

(17) How the Olympic Torch is ignited in Greece and then carried to opening ceremony of the Olympic Games?
(a) By the light of the Sun
(b) By Candle
(c) By the light of Wood
(d) By the light of God's Candle

The Correct Option is = (c) By the Light of Wood

(18) When and where did the first Olympic Torch rally take place?
(a) 1940, Munich
(b) 1936, Berlin
(c) 1932, Stockholm
(d) 1944, Finland

The Correct Option is = (b) 1936, Berlin

(19) When and where was the Olympic Torch first lit?
(a) 1928, Amsterdam
(b) 1924, Paris
(c) 1936, Berlin
(d) 1932, Antwerp

The Correct Option is = (a) 1928, Amsterdam

(20) At which Olympics was the Olympic flag first hoisted?
(a) 1936, Berlin Olympics
(b) 1920, Antwerp Olympics
(c) 1920, London Olympics
(d) 1948, Melbourne Olympics

The Correct option is = (d) 1948, Melbourne Olympics

(21) Where were the first Olympic Games held?
(a) Olympia, Greece
(b) Barcelona, Spain
(c) Antwerp, Belgium
(d) Athens, Greece

The Correct Option is = (d) Athens, Greece

(22) The ancient Olympic Games were made a part of the religious festival in the honor of which mythological deity?
(a) Perseus
(b) Heracles
(c) Zues
(d) Eros

The Correct Option is - (c) Zues

(23) In which year the Olympic Torch relay was introduced?
(a) 1928 Summer Olympics
(b) 1932 Summer Olympics
(c) 1936 Summer Olympics
(d) 1940 Summer Olympics

The Correct Option is = (c) 1936 Summer Olympics

(24) From which Olympic Games, the Olympic Games have had a mascot?
(a) 1968 Winter Olympics
(b) 1972 Winter Olympics
(c) 1976 Winter Olympics
(d) 1980 Winter Olympics

The Correct Option is = (a) 1968 Winter Olympics

(25) In which Olympic Games the Olympic Ring Symbol was debuted?
(a) 1916 Summer Olympics
(b) 1920 Summer Olympics
(c) 1924 Summer Olympics
(d) 1928 Summer Olympics

The Correct Option is = (b) 1920 Summer Olympics

(26) The 5 rings in Olympic Symbol represents what?
(a) 5 continents
(b) 5 countries
(c) 5 members
(d) 5 motto

The Correct Option is = (a) 5 continents

(27) The Olympic Torch is taken out of which country to the hosting nation?
(a) Germany
(b) Angola
(c) Greece
(d) UK

The Correct Option is = (c) Greece

(28) How many rings are in Olympics Symbol?
(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 6

The Correct Option is = (c) 5

(29) What are the Paralympics?
(a) Olympics for people who didn't qualify for them
(b) Olympics for pets
(c) Olympics for people with disabilities
(d) Olympics for the blind only

The Correct Option is = (c) Olympics for people with disabilities

(30) When was the first Paralympics held?
(a) 1960
(b) 1896
(c) 1992
(d) 1996

The Correct Option is = (a) 1960

(31) Which of these is not a sport which debuted at the 2012 Olympics?
(a) Football
(b) Gymnastics
(c) Roller skating

The Correct Option is = (c) Roller skating

(32) Which was the first country to begin the Olympic Games?
(a) United Kingdom
(b) France
(c) Greece
(d) Australia

The Correct Option is = (c) Greece

(33) In which country the Olympic flame is lit before heading to the host country of the Games?
(a) Cyprus
(b) Greece
(c) China
(d) Germany

The Correct Option is = (b) Greece

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