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The Olympic Games of Old

Do you think you know everything about the Greek Games? We challenge you to take our quiz!

Quiz

Do you think you know everything about the Greek Games? We challenge you to take our quiz!

1. When were the first Olympic Games held?

  • 776 B.C.
  • A.D. 10
  • A.D. 1241
  • A.D. 1818

2. The reward for coming in first place in an Olympic event wasn't always a gold medal. What was the comparable reward in ancient Greece?

  • A cow
  • A chariot
  • A wreath
  • A statue sculpted in the athlete's honor

3. What Greek god did the Olympic Games honor?

  • Fido
  • Gyro
  • Apollo
  • Zeus

4. Which sport was not a part of the original Olympic Games?

  • Boxing
  • Chariot racing
  • Javelin
  • Pole vault

5. What was the name of the 4-year interval between Olympic Games?

  • Olympiad
  • Coroebus
  • Dolichos
  • There were no calendars back then.

1. When were the first Olympic Games held?
776 B.C.

2. The reward for coming in first place in an Olympic event wasn't always a gold medal. What was the comparable reward in ancient Greece?
A wreath

3. What Greek god did the Olympic Games honor?
Fido

4. Which sport was not a part of the original Olympic Games?
Pole vault

5. What was the name of the 4-year interval between Olympic Games?
Olympiad

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