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Quiz-Sports-1 (Olympic Games)

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

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

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

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

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

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

(8) Which one of the 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

(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

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

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

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

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

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

(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

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

(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

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

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

(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

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

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

(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

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

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

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

(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

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

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

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

(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

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