London Olympics 1948 Quiz

(Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

1) Which was the opening date of London Olympics 1948?
a) 4 January 1948
b) 14 February 1948
c) 29 July 1948
d) 1 August 1948

2) Who declared the opening of London Olympics 1948?
a) Winston Churchill
b) Clement Atlee
c) George VI
d) Elizabeth II

3) How many countries participated in London Olympics 1948?
a) 27
b) 49
c) 59
d) 78

4) Which countries were not invited to London Olympics 1948?
a) Spain and Portugal
b) Finland and Hungary
c) Germany and Japan
d) USA and Canada

5) Which country was invited to London Olympics 1948 but did not attend?
a) Burma
b) Ceylon
c) Panama
d) USSR

6) Who won four gold medals in women’s track and field events in London Olympics 1948?
a) Dorothy Manley
b) Fanny Blankers-Koen
c) Shirley Strickland
d) Audrey Patterson

7) Who won gold medal in hockey in London Olympics 1948?
a) Colombia
b) Pakistan
c) Australia
d) India

8) Who won gold medal in men’s decathlon in London Olympics 1948?
a) Bob Mathias
b) Ignace Heinrich
c) Wilbur Thompson
d) Francis Delaney

9) How London Olympics 1948 came to be known?
a) Prosperity Games
b) Unity Games
c) Austerity Games
d) Diversity Games

10) Which was the closing date of London Olympics 1948?
a) 1 March 1948
b) 17 September1948
c) 9 April 1948
d) 14 August 1948

London Olympics 1948 Quiz Answers

1) Which was the opening date of London Olympics 1948?
c) 29 July 1948

2) Who declared the opening of London Olympics 1948?
c) George VI

3) How many countries participated in London Olympics 1948?
c) 59

4) Which countries were not invited to London Olympics 1948?
c) Germany and Japan

5) Which country was invited to London Olympics 1948 but did not attend?
d) USSR

6) Who won four gold medals in women’s track and field events in London Olympics 1948?
b) Fanny Blankers-Koen

7) Who won gold medal in hockey in London Olympics 1948?
d) India

8) Who won gold medal in men’s decathlon in London Olympics 1948?
a) Bob Mathias

9) How London Olympics 1948 came to be known?
c) Austerity Games

10) Which was the closing date of London Olympics 1948?
d) 14 August 1948

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Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:02 am

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