Jesse Owens Quiz

Jesse Owens Quiz Questions

Jesse Owens shook racial stereotypes both with...

Jesse Owens shook racial stereotypes both with Nazis and segregationists in the USA at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. How many gold medals did Jesse Owens win in Berlin Olympics 1936?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Four
d) Five

2. Where was Jesse Owens born?
a) Atlanta
b) Oakville
c) Munich
d) San Francisco

3. What was Jesse Owens’ name at the time of his birth?
a) Roger King
b) John Christopher Owens
c) Samuel Morse
d) James Cleveland Owens

4. Which university did Jesse Owens attend?
a) Harvard University
b) Ohio State University
c) Yale University
d) Boston University

5. How much time did Jesse Owens take to win 100m race in Berlin Olympics 1936?
a) 11.2 seconds
b) 10.3 seconds
c) 9.92 seconds
d) 9.79 seconds

Owens performing the long jump at the Olympics.

Owens performing the long jump at the Olympics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. How much time did Jesse Owens take to win 200m race in Berlin Olympics 1936?
a) 19.4 seconds
b) 21.6 seconds
c) 20.7 seconds
d) 24.7 seconds

7. How long did Jesse Owens jump to win long jump in Berlin Olympics 1936?
a) 27’6 3 /4 “
b) 25’ 31/2 “
c) 26’ 51 /4 “
d) 28’4"

8. How much time did Jesse Owens take to complete his leg 400m relay in Berlin Olympics 1936?
a) 46.3 seconds
b) 41.5 seconds
c) 42.3 seconds
d) 39.8 seconds

9. When did Jesse Owens die?
a) 31 March 1980
b) 4 July 2008
c) 6 June 1996
d) 29 November 1986

10. Where did Jesse Owens die?
a) Austin
b) London
c) Boston
d) Tucson

Jesse Owens Quiz Questions with Answers

African-American Jesse Owens on the podium aft...

Jesse Owens on the podium after winning the long jump at the 1936 Summer Olympics (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. How many gold medals did Jesse Owens win in Berlin Olympics 1936?
c) Four

2. Where was Jesse Owens born?
b) Oakville

3. What was Jesse Owens’ name at the time of his birth?
d) James Cleveland Owens

4. Which university did Jesse Owens attend?
b) Ohio State University

5. How much time did Jesse Owens take to win 100m race in Berlin Olympics 1936?
b) 10.3 seconds

6. How much time did Jesse Owens take to win 200m race in Berlin Olympics 1936?
c) 20.7 seconds

1969 Mercury Montego MX with Jesse Owens

1969 Mercury Montego MX with Jesse Owens (Photo credit: aldenjewell)

7. How long did Jesse Owens jump to win long jump in Berlin Olympics 1936?
c) 26’ 51 /4 “

8. How much time did Jesse Owens take to complete his leg 400m relay in Berlin Olympics 1936?
d) 39.8 seconds

9. When did Jesse Owens die?
a) 31 March 1980

10. Where did Jesse Owens die?
d) Tucson

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Originally posted 2010-03-31 11:11:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: June 13, 2016 — 11:59 pm

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