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Melbourne Olympics 1956 Quiz

(Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

1) Which was the opening date of Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) 22 November 1956
b) 12 October 1956
c) 27 August 1956
d) 23 March 1956

2) Where were equestrian events for Melbourne Olympics 1956 held?
a) Melbourne
b) Sydney
c) Perth
d) Stockholm

3) There was a brawl between players of two countries after a water polo match in Melbourne Olympics 1956. Which were the two countries involved?
a) USA and USSR
b) UK and USSR
c) India and Pakistan
d) Hungary and USSR

4) Which country won the highest number of medals in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) USA
b) Australia
c) USSR
d) France

5) Which of the following countries did not boycott Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) Spain
b) Lebanon
c) Taiwan
d) Egypt

6) Who won gold medal in women’s 100m freestyle swimming in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) Sandra Morgan
b) Faith Leach
c) Lorrain Crapp
d) Dawn Fraser

7) Who won gold medals in platform and springboard in women’s diving in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) Jeanne Stunyo
b) Juno Irwin
c) Pat McCormick
d) Paula Mac Donald

8) Who won gold medal in hockey in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) Australia
b) New Zealand
c) Canada
d) India

9) How many countries participated in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) 72
b) 59
c) 84
d) 96

10) Which was the closing date of Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) 8 December 1956
b) 28 October 1956
c) 12 September 1956
d) 8 April 1956

Melbourne Olympics 1956 Quiz Answers

1) Which was the opening date of Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) 22 November 1956

2) Where were equestrian events for Melbourne Olympics 1956 held?
d) Stockholm

3) There was a brawl between players of two countries after a water polo match in Melbourne Olympics 1956. Which were the two countries involved?
d) Hungary and USSR

4) Which country won the highest number of medals in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
c) USSR

5) Which of the following countries did not boycott Melbourne Olympics 1956?
c) Taiwan

6) Who won gold medal in women’s 100m freestyle swimming in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
b) Faith Leach

7) Who won gold medals in platform and springboard in women’s diving in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
c) Pat McCormick

8) Who won gold medal in hockey in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
d) India

9) How many countries participated in Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) 72

10) Which was the closing date of Melbourne Olympics 1956?
a) 8 December 1956

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