Olympics Quiz

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Olympics Quiz 1 | Olympics History

  • Where and when were the first modern Olympic Games held?
  • Who is regarded as the 'Father of the modern Olympics'?
  • When were the first Olympic medals awarded?
  • Where and when were the first women allowed to compete in Olympic Games?
  • What is the Olympic motto?
  • Where is the Olympic flame traditionally lit?
Lighting the Olympic Flame - image by Ververidis VasilisLighting the Olympic Flame

Answers to Olympics Quiz 1: Greece in 1896; Pierre de Coubertin; In 1904; In Paris in 1900; Citius - Altius - Fortius which means Faster - Higher - Stronger; Greece

Olympic Quiz 2 | Tokyo Olympics

  • What is the motto of the Tokyo Olympics 2020?
  • How many sports will be included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
  • Which sports will be included in the Tokyo Games 2020 for the first time?
  • What is the name of the mascot of the Olympics 2020?
  • How many times has Japan already hosted the Olympic Games?
  • How many different venues are used for the various Tokyo 2020 events?
Tokyo Olympic stadium - image by Tomacrosse/shutterstock.comOne of the venues - the new Tokyo Stadium

Answers to Olympics Quiz 2: Discover Tomorrow; 33 sports with 50 disciplines; karate, skateboarding, surfing, sports climbing and others; Miraitowa; three times; 42 venues

Olympics Quiz 3
Olympics General Knowledge

  • How many countries have already hosted the Summer Olympics?
  • Which country hosted the Olympic Games most often?
  • Which five countries have participated in every Summer Olympics?
  • How many medals has the most decorated Olympian ever won?
  • The next Youth Olympic Games will be held in 2022. Do you know where these games will take place?
  • When was the first official Olympic mascot introduced and what was the name?
Waldi Olympic Mascot - wikimediaThe first Olympic mascot

Answers to Olympics Quiz 3: 19 countries; the USA; Australia, France, Great Britain, Greece and Switzerland; Michael Phelps won 28 medals; Dakar/ Senegal; 1972 Waldi

More about the Olympic Games

Olympics Quiz | Resources

  • The International Olympic Committee. "Olympic Games." Olympic.org. Last accessed 14 April 2021
  • The International Olympic Committee. "Tokyo 2020." Olympic.org. Last accessed 14 April 2021
  • Tokyo Olympic Committee. "Competition Schedule." Tokyo2020. Last accessed 20 April 2021

Images on the Olympics Quiz page: Lighting the Flame: Ververidis Vasilis/ shutterstock.com; Tokyo Stadium: Tomacross/shutterstock.com; Waldi: wikimedia 

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