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Rome Olympics 1960 Quiz

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1) Which was the opening date of Rome Olympics 1960?
a) 11 June 1960
b) 22 April 1960
c) 25 August 1960
d) 14 December 1960

2) How many countries participated in Rome Olympics 1960?
a) 74
b) 53
c) 83
d) 96

3) Who missed third place by one tenth of a second in men’s 100m in Rome Olympics 1960?
a) Milkha Singh
b) Peter Radford
c) David Sime
d) Armin Hary

4) Who ran barefoot and won gold medal in men’s marathon in Rome Olympics 1960?
a) Barry Magee
b) Rhadi Ben Abdesselem
c) Abebe Bikila
d) David Power

5) Who won gold medals in women’s 100m and 200m in Rome Olympics 1960?
a) Dorothy Hyman
b) Brenda Jones
c) Ursula Donath
d) Wilma Rudolph

6) Where was wrestling held during Rome Olympics 1960?
a) Olympic Stadium
b) Sports Palace
c) Basilica of Maxentius
d) Colosseum

7) Which event was held in Baths of Caracalla during Rome Olympics 1960?
a) Football
b) Gymnastics
c) Swimming
d) High Jump

8) Who won gold medal in women’s 100m freestyle swimming in Rome Olympics 1960?
a) Sandra Morgan
b) Faith Leach
c) Lorrain Crapp
d) Dawn Fraser

9) Which of the following is true of Rome Olympics 1960?
a) First Olympics held in Europe
b) First Olympics where Olympic Oath was taken
c) First Olympics where Officials’ Oath was taken
d) First Olympics to have worldwide television coverage

10) Which was the closing date of Rome Olympics 1960?
a) 8 December 1960
b) 28 October 1960
c) 11 September 1960
d) 8 April 1960

Rome Olympics 1960 Quiz Answers

1) Which was the opening date of Rome Olympics 1960?
c) 25 August 1960

2) How many countries participated in Rome Olympics 1960?
c) 83

3) Who missed third place by one tenth of a second in men’s 100m in Rome Olympics 1960?
a) Milkha Singh

4) Who ran barefoot and won gold medal in men’s marathon in Rome Olympics 1960?
c) Abebe Bikila

5) Who won gold medals in women’s 100m and 200m in Rome Olympics 1960?
d) Wilma Rudolph

6) Where was wrestling held during Rome Olympics 1960?
c) Basilica of Maxentius

7) Which event was held in Baths of Caracalla during Rome Olympics 1960?
b) Gymnastics

8) Who won gold medal in women’s 100m freestyle swimming in Rome Olympics 1960?
d) Dawn Fraser

9) Which of the following is true of Rome Olympics 1960?
d) First Olympics to have worldwide television coverage

10) Which was the closing date of Rome Olympics 1960?
c) 11 September 1960

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:35 pm

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