Go 4 Quiz

General Knowledge and Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers

Category: Olympics

Moscow Olympics 1980 Quiz

(Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

1) Which was the opening date of Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) 19 July 1980
b) 15 May 1980
c) 21 June 1980
d) 14 November 1980

2) Who declared the opening of Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) Yuri Andropov
b) Leonid Brezhnev
c) Mikhail Gorbachev
d) Andrei Gromyko

3) What was the reason for boycott of Moscow Olympics 1980 by many countries?
a) Severe winter in Moscow
b) Shooting down of Korean Air Lines aeroplane
c) Invasion of Afghanistan by USSR in December 1979
d) USSR annexed Baltic Republics

4) How many countries participated in Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) 94
b) 80
c) 83
d) 120

5) Who won gold medal in men’s hockey in Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) USSR
b) Poland
c) Romania
d) India

6) Who won gold medal in women’s hockey in Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) Zimbabwe
b) Czechoslovakia
c) USSR
d) Yugoslavia

7) Who won gold medal in men’s 1500m in Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) Jurgen Straub
b) Sebastian Coe
c) Stephen Ovett
d) Richard Mitchell

8) How many gold medals did USSR win in Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) 73
b) 80
c) 60
d) 48
9) Who swam men’s 1500m freestyle swimming under 15 minutes and won gold medal in Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) Graeme Brewer
b) Alexander Chaev
c) Max Metzker
d) Vladimir Salnikov

10) Which was the closing date of Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) 1 June 1980
b) 7 July 1980
c) 30 November 1980
d) 3 August 1980

Moscow Olympics 1980 Answers

1) Which was the opening date of Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) 19 July 1980

2) Who declared the opening of Moscow Olympics 1980?
b) Leonid Brezhnev

3) What was the reason for boycott of Moscow Olympics 1980 by many countries?
c) Invasion of Afghanistan by USSR in December 1979

4) How many countries participated in Moscow Olympics 1980?
b) 80

5) Who won gold medal in men’s hockey in Moscow Olympics 1980?
d) India

6) Who won gold medal in women’s hockey in Moscow Olympics 1980?
a) Zimbabwe

7) Who won gold medal in men’s 1500m in Moscow Olympics 1980?
b) Sebastian Coe

8) How many gold medals did USSR win in Moscow Olympics 1980?
b) 80

9) Who swam men’s 1500m freestyle swimming under 15 minutes and won gold medal in Moscow Olympics 1980?
d) Vladimir Salnikov

10) Which was the closing date of Moscow Olympics 1980?
d) 3 August 1980

More Olympic Games Quizzes

Olympics

1976 – Montreal

1972 – Munich

1968 – Mexico

1964 – Tokyo

1960 – Rome

1956 – Melbourne

1952 – Helsinki

1948 – London

1936 – Berlin

1932 – Los Angeles

1928 – Amsterdam

1924 – Paris

1920 – Antwerp

1912 – Stockholm

1908 – London

1904 – St. Louis

1900 – Paris

1896 – Athens

Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Page 30 of 37« First...1020...2829303132...Last »
© 2007-2016 www.go4quiz.com | The content is copyrighted to Vincent Augustine D'Souza and is not to be reproduced on other web and blog sites, books, magazines, print and electronic media.