Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games

Vancouver will host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. How much do you know about this Canadian city?

Quiz

Vancouver will host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. How much do you know about this Canadian city?

1. How many events will be contested at the 2010 Winter Games?

  • 84
  • 86
  • 88
  • 90

2. What event will not be appearing alongside its male counterpart, despite an appeal to the British Columbia Court of Appeals?

  • Women's ski jumping
  • Women's curling
  • Women's ice hockey
  • Women's skeleton

3. How many winter sports will be showcased in Vancouver, 2010?

  • 12
  • 6
  • 7
  • 15

4. The motto of the 2006 Turin Games was "Passion Lives Here." What is the motto for 2010?

  • "One World One Dream"
  • "Light the Fire Within"
  • "Better Living Through Sports"
  • "With Glowing Hearts"

5. Which country leads the list of highest medal count for all Winter Olympics combined?

  • Soviet Union
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • USA

6. Which Winter Olympic sport was played as early as 1541 in Scotland?

  • Bobsleigh
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Curling
  • Skeleton

7. The two mascots of the XXI Winter Olympics are Miga and Quatchi. Quatchi is a sasquatch, and Miga is a sea bear, a combination of an orca and what kind of land animal?

  • Teddy bear
  • Kodiak bear
  • Kermode bear
  • Polar bear

8. What is unique about the medals being awarded at the Vancouver 2010 Games?

  • They look like a giant coin
  • They have a hole in the middle
  • They are not flat, but undulating
  • They are square

9. What are the official languages of the Olympic Games?

  • English and Spanish
  • English and Italian
  • English and German
  • English and French

10. What is the most expensive event for spectators of the XXI Winter Games?

  • Opening ceremonies
  • Closing ceremonies
  • Alpine skiing
  • Figure skating

Your Results:

1. How many events will be contested at the 2010 Winter Games?
86

2. What event will not be appearing alongside its male counterpart, despite an appeal to the British Columbia Court of Appeals?
Women's ski jumping

3. How many winter sports will be showcased in Vancouver, 2010?
7

4. The motto of the 2006 Turin Games was "Passion Lives Here." What is the motto for 2010?
"With Glowing Hearts"

5. Which country leads the list of highest medal count for all Winter Olympics combined?
Norway

6. Which Winter Olympic sport was played as early as 1541 in Scotland?
Curling

7. The two mascots of the XXI Winter Olympics are Miga and Quatchi. Quatchi is a sasquatch, and Miga is a sea bear, a combination of an orca and what kind of land animal?
Kermode bear

8. What is unique about the medals being awarded at the Vancouver 2010 Games?
They are not flat, but undulating

9. What are the official languages of the Olympic Games?
English and French

10. What is the most expensive event for spectators of the XXI Winter Games?
Opening ceremonies

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