Munich Olympics 1972 Quiz

(Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

1) Which was the opening date of Munich Olympics 1972?
a) 4 July 1972
b) 22 May 1972
c) 26 August 1972
d) 12 December 1972

2) Who took the Official Oath, first time in Olympics, in Munich Olympics 1972?
a) Heidi Schuller
b) Heinz Pollay
c) Willy Brandt
d) Gustave Heinemann

3) How many Israeli athletes were killed during Munich Olympics 1972?
a) 10
b) 11
c) 14
d) 16

4) Who said, after the killing of the Israeli athletes, “The games must go on." and Munich Olympics 1972 continued?
a) Avery Brundage
b) Kurt Waldheim
c) Richard Nixon
d) Golda Meir

5) Who won seven gold medals in men’s swimming and left Munich Olympics 1972 after the killing of the Israeli athletes?
a) Gunnar Larsson
b) Steven Genter
c) Bruce Robertson
d) Mark spitz

6) Which American swimmer was stripped of his gold medal for taking drugs that contained banned substances in Munich Olympics 1972?
a) Graham Windeatt
b) Douglas Northway
c) Rick Demont
d) John Murphy

7) Who won gold medal in women’s pentathlon in Munich Olympics 1972?
a) Burglinde Pollak
b) Heide Rosendahl
c) Mary Peters
d) Eva Suranova

8) Who won bronze medal in hockey in Munich Olympics 1972?
a) India
b) West Germany
c) Pakistan
d) East Germany

9) Who won gold medal in women’s 100m freestyle swimming in Munich Olympics 1972?
a) Shane Gould
b) Shirley Babashoff
c) Sandra Neilson
d) Susan Atwood

10) Which was the closing date of Munich Olympics 1972?
a) 11 September 1972
b) 20 July 1972
c) 28 December 1972
d) 7 June 1972

Munich Olympics 1972 Answers

1) Which was the opening date of Munich Olympics 1972?
c) 26 August 1972

2) Who took the Official Oath, first time in Olympics, in Munich Olympics 1972?
b) Heinz Pollay

3) How many Israeli athletes were killed during Munich Olympics 1972?
b) 11

4) Who said, after the killing of the Israeli athletes, “The games must go on." and Munich Olympics 1972 continued?
a) Avery Brundage

5) Who won seven gold medals in men’s swimming and left Munich Olympics 1972 after the killing of the Israeli athletes?
d) Mark spitz

6) Which American swimmer was stripped of his gold medal for taking drugs that contained banned substances in Munich Olympics 1972?
c) Rick Demont

7) Who won gold medal in women’s pentathlon in Munich Olympics 1972?
c) Mary Peters

8) Who won bronze medal in hockey in Munich Olympics 1972?
a) India

9) Who won gold medal in women’s 100m freestyle swimming in Munich Olympics 1972?
c) Sandra Neilson

10) Which was the closing date of Munich Olympics 1972?
a) 11 September 1972

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Originally posted 2008-07-20 11:33:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:33 am

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