Paris Olympics 1900 Quiz


(There is difference of opinion as to the number of participating countries, events, athletes and women athletes in Paris Olympics 1900. Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

Paris Olympics 1900 Quiz Questions

1) Which was the opening date of Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 14 May 1900
b) 1 January 1900
c) 14 June 1900
d) 12 October 1900

English tennis player Charlotte Cooper Italiano: La tennista inglese Charlotte Cooper (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2) Who was the female tennis champion in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) Helen Wills
b) Charlotte Cooper
c) Billie Jean King
d) Christine Evert

3) Who won four athletics events in four days in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) Jesse Owens
b) Alvin Kraenzlein
c) Meyer Prinstein
d) Frantz Reichel

4) How many countries participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 12
b) 14
c) 22
d) 24

5) How many athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 924
b) 997
c) 344
d) 471

Ray Ewry, nicknamed “The Human Frog” for his ability to leap, spent some of his childhood in a wheelchair. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) What was the number of events in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 112
b) 95
c) 36
d) 43

7) Who won three championships in one day in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) Roger Doherty
b) Ray Ewry
c) Antonio Conte
d) Laurie Doherty

8) How many women athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 15
b) 11
c) 22
d) 34

9) Which was the closing date of Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 24 May 1900
b) 7 July 1900
c) 8 August 1900
d) 28 October 1900

10) Which country won the most medals in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Belgium
d) USA

Paris Olympics 1900 Quiz Questions with Answers

Alvin Kraenzlein Winner of the 60m, the 110m hurdles, the 200m hurdles, and the long jump. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which was the opening date of Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 14 May 1900

2) Who was the female tennis champion in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) Charlotte Cooper

3) Who won four athletics events in four days in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) Alvin Kraenzlein

4) How many countries participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
d) 24

5) How many athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) 997

6) What was the number of events in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) 95

7) Who won three championships in one day in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) Ray Ewry

8) How many women athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
c) 22

9) Which was the closing date of Paris Olympics 1900?
d) 28 October 1900

10) Which country won the most medals in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) France

Vélodrome de Vincennes hosted the cricket matches at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:34 am

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