Olympic Games Trivia Quiz

On your marks, get set, Olympic Games Quiz! How fast can you answer these questions?

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On your marks, get set, Olympic Games Quiz! How fast can you answer these questions?

1. In which year was the ancient tradition of the Olympic Games revived?

  • 1896
  • 1935
  • 1952
  • The Olympic Games have continued every 4 years since 776 B.C.

2. What does the Olympic symbol -- five interlocked rings -- represent?

  • The five nations who came together to compete in Athens, in 1896.
  • Nobody knows. This symbol was uncovered during excavation of the site of the original Olympic Games and used when the Olympic tradition was revived in 1896.
  • The five Greek gods, whom the Olympics originally honored.
  • The union of the 5 major continents (Africa, America, Asia, Australia and Europe).

3. What sport did Bonnie Blair compete in?

  • Judo
  • Speed skating
  • Figure skating
  • Water polo

4. Since the resurrection of the Olympic Games in 1896, the games continued as scheduled every 4 years except one. In which year were the Olympic Games canceled?

  • 1904
  • 1936
  • 1944
  • 1972

5. Where did the Olympic Games take place in 2004?

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Athens, Greece
  • Johannessburg, South Africa
  • Salt Lake City, Utah

Your Results:

1. In which year was the ancient tradition of the Olympic Games revived?
1896

2. What does the Olympic symbol -- five interlocked rings -- represent?
The union of the 5 major continents (Africa, America, Asia, Australia and Europe).

3. What sport did Bonnie Blair compete in?
Speed skating

4. Since the resurrection of the Olympic Games in 1896, the games continued as scheduled every 4 years except one. In which year were the Olympic Games canceled?
1944

5. Where did the Olympic Games take place in 2004?
Athens, Greece

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