Paris Olympics 1924 Quiz

(Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

1) Which was the opening date of Paris Olympics 1924?
a) 4 May 1924
b) 15 September 1924
c) 14 June 1924
d) 27 February 1924

2) Why was it decided to hold Olympics 1924 in Paris?
a) No other city was ready
b) Paris offered more money
c) As an honour to IOC Founder and President Pierre de Coubertin who was retiring
d) Paris had pleasant weather at the time

3) Who won two gold medals in swimming on 20 July 1924 in Paris Olympics 1924?
a) Arne Borg
b) Johnny Weismuller
c) Andrew Charlton
d) Paul Wyatt

4) Who took Olympic (Athletes’) Oath in Paris Olympics 1924?
a) Robert Skelton
b) Cyril Alden
c) Lucien Michard
d) Georges Andre

5) Who won five gold medals in races in Paris Olympics 1924?
a) Ville Ritola
b) Harold Abrahams
c) Paavo Nurmi
d) Eric Liddell

6) How many countries participated in Paris Olympics 1924?
a) 12
b) 44
c) 22
d) 24

7) How many athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1924?
a) 2,240
b) 3,089
c) 1,445
d) 4,724

8) What was the number of events in Paris Olympics 1924?
a) 112
b) 95
c) 126
d) 48

9) Which of the following was introduced in Paris Olympics 1924?
a) Olympic Oath
b) Official Oath
c) Ritual of raising three flags at closing ceremony
d) Olympic Flag

10) Which was the closing date of Paris Olympics 1924?
a) 12 March 1924
b) 27 July 1924
c) 4 September 1924
d) 3 December 1924

Paris Olympics 1924 Quiz Answers

1) Which was the opening date of Paris Olympics 1924?
a) 4 May 1924

2) Why was it decided to hold Olympics 1924 in Paris?
c) As an honour to IOC Founder and President Pierre de Coubertin who was retiring

3) Who won two gold medals in swimming on 20 July 1924 in Paris Olympics 1924?
b) Johnny Weismuller

4) Who took Olympic (Athletes’) Oath in Paris Olympics 1924?
d) Georges Andre

5) Who won five gold medals in races in Paris Olympics 1924?
c) Paavo Nurmi

6) How many countries participated in Paris Olympics 1924?
b) 44

7) How many athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1924?
b) 3,089

8) What was the number of events in Paris Olympics 1924?
c) 126

9) Which of the following was introduced in Paris Olympics 1924?
c) Ritual of raising three flags at closing ceremony

10) Which was the closing date of Paris Olympics 1924?
b) 27 July 1924

More Olympics Quizzes

1948 – London

1936 – Berlin

1932 – Los Angeles

1928 – Amsterdam

1924 – Paris

1920 – Antwerp

1912 – Stockholm

1908 – London

1904 – St. Louis

1900 – Paris

1896 – Athens

Olympics

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:31 am

The Author

Vincent Augustine D'Souza

Author, Blogger and Quizmaster.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *