Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Big Games Quiz | Olympics Sports Trivia

1. Where would the 2012 olympic games be held?
[A]Beijing, China
[B]Athens, Greece
[C]Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
[D]London, Great Britain

2. Which organization selects the host city for Olympic Games?
[A]National Olympic Committee (NOC)
[B]International Olympic Committee (IOC)
[C]Organizing Committees for the Olympic Games (OCOGs)
[D]International Federation of Olympics (IFO)

3. How many countries(nations) participated in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games?

4. The Olympic symbol, better known as the Olympic rings, consists of how many intertwined rings?

5. The olympic flag was adopted in 1914 but when was the first time the Olympic flag was hoisted?
[A]1916 at Berlin, Germany
[B]1908 at London, Great Britain
[C]1920 at Antwerp, Belgium
[D]1924 at Paris, France

6. When was the Olympic mascot (an animal or human figure representing the cultural heritage of the host country) first introduced in games?

7. What is the motto of the Olympic Games?
[A]Citius, Altius, Fortius
[B]Cadavera Vero Innumera
[C]Carpe Diem
[D]Honor Virtutis Praemium

8. How many sports consists would be there in 2012 Summer Olympics?

9. In which year the first modern olympic games held by IOC?

10. Except 3 countries in the world, every other country missed/boycott at least one olympic game. Which of the following 3 countries send a team to every Olympic Games since their inception in 1896?
[A]Australia, Great Britain and Switzerland
[B]Australia, Germany and Switzerland
[C]Austria, Great Britain and Germany
[D]Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland

11. Women athletes were first allowed to compete at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. Who was the first woman Olympic champion?
[A]Fanny Durrack
[B]Charlotte Cooper
[C]Mina Wylie
[D]Hélène de Pourtalès

12. Who founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894?
[A]Baron Pierre de Coubertin
[B]Dr William Penny Brookes
[C]John Hulley
[D]E.G. Ravenstein

13. Where was the first Winter Olympics games held in 1924?
[A]St. Moritz, Switzerland
[B]Lake Placid, United States
[C]Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
[D]Chamonix, France

14. How many countries(nations) participated in the first modern olympic games held by IOC?

15. Which is the only city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times till 2012 Olympics games?