Athens Olympics 1896 Quiz

1) Who declared the opening of Athens Olympics 1896?
a) Pierre de Coubertin
b) George I of Greece
c) George V of UK
d) Nicholas II of Russia

2) Who won triple jump on 6 April 1896 in Athens Olympics and became the first champion in modern Olympics?
a) C. F. Andrews
b) Ashley Mallet
c) Paul Shehan
d) James Connolly

3) What was the award to winners in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) Gold medal
b) Platinum medal
c) Silver medal with olive branch
d) Copper medal with olive oil

4) Who won the marathon in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) Spyridon Louis
b) Juan Zabala
c) Mamo Wolde
d) Charilaos Vasilakos

5) How many countries participated in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) 12
b) 14
c) 22
d) 26

6) How many athletes participated in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) 100
b) 123
c) 241
d) 360

7) What was the number of events in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) 11
b) 22
c) 36
d) 43

8) Who won the 100m swimming in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) Alfred Hajos
b) Mark Spitz
c) Michael Phelps
d) Ian Thorpe

9) How many women athletes participated in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) 15
b) 0
c) 21
d) 34

10) Which country won the most medals in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Greece
d) USA

Athens Olympics 1896 Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Who declared the opening of Athens Olympics 1896?
b) George I of Greece

2) Who won triple jump on 6 April 1896 in Athens Olympics and became the first champion in modern Olympics?
d) James Connolly

3) What was the award to winners in Athens Olympics 1896?
c) Silver medal with olive branch

4) Who won the marathon in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) Spyridon Louis

5) How many countries participated in Athens Olympics 1896?
b) 14

6) How many athletes participated in Athens Olympics 1896?
c) 241

7) What was the number of events in Athens Olympics 1896?
d) 43

8) Who won the 100m swimming in Athens Olympics 1896?
a) Alfred Hajos

9) How many women athletes participated in Athens Olympics 1896?
b) 0

10) Which country won the most medals in Athens Olympics 1896?
c) Greece

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:35 pm

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