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Paris Olympics 1900 Quiz


(There is difference of opinion as to the number of participating countries, events, athletes and women athletes in Paris Olympics 1900. Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

Paris Olympics 1900 Quiz Questions

1) Which was the opening date of Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 14 May 1900
b) 1 January 1900
c) 14 June 1900
d) 12 October 1900

English tennis player Charlotte Cooper Italiano: La tennista inglese Charlotte Cooper (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2) Who was the female tennis champion in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) Helen Wills
b) Charlotte Cooper
c) Billie Jean King
d) Christine Evert

3) Who won four athletics events in four days in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) Jesse Owens
b) Alvin Kraenzlein
c) Meyer Prinstein
d) Frantz Reichel

4) How many countries participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 12
b) 14
c) 22
d) 24

5) How many athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 924
b) 997
c) 344
d) 471

Ray Ewry, nicknamed “The Human Frog” for his ability to leap, spent some of his childhood in a wheelchair. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) What was the number of events in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 112
b) 95
c) 36
d) 43

7) Who won three championships in one day in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) Roger Doherty
b) Ray Ewry
c) Antonio Conte
d) Laurie Doherty

8) How many women athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 15
b) 11
c) 22
d) 34

9) Which was the closing date of Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 24 May 1900
b) 7 July 1900
c) 8 August 1900
d) 28 October 1900

10) Which country won the most medals in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Belgium
d) USA

Paris Olympics 1900 Quiz Questions with Answers

Alvin Kraenzlein Winner of the 60m, the 110m hurdles, the 200m hurdles, and the long jump. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which was the opening date of Paris Olympics 1900?
a) 14 May 1900

2) Who was the female tennis champion in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) Charlotte Cooper

3) Who won four athletics events in four days in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) Alvin Kraenzlein

4) How many countries participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
d) 24

5) How many athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) 997

6) What was the number of events in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) 95

7) Who won three championships in one day in Paris Olympics 1900?
b) Ray Ewry

8) How many women athletes participated in Paris Olympics 1900?
c) 22

9) Which was the closing date of Paris Olympics 1900?
d) 28 October 1900

10) Which country won the most medals in Paris Olympics 1900?
a) France

Vélodrome de Vincennes hosted the cricket matches at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:21.

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

More Olympic Games Quizzes

Olympics

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

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:33:36.

Barcelona Olympics 1992 Quiz

(Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

Barcelona Olympics 1992 Quiz Questions

1) Which was the opening date of Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) 16 January 1992
b) 19 November 1992
c) 25 July 1992
d) 14 March 1992

2) How many countries participated in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) 120
b) 159
c) 169
d) 140

3) Which region of Spain through advertisements in Time magazine claimed it was the country in which Barcelona was situated?
a) Basque
b) Balearic Islands
c) Catalonia
d) Galicia

4) Which country that ceased to exist in 1991 was represented by Unified Team in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) Cuba
b) Czechoslovakia
c) USSR
d) Yugoslavia

5) Which country after 1960 returned to Olympics in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) China
b) South Africa
c) Italy
d) Japan

6) Who won gold medal in men’s baseball in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) USA
b) Germany
c) Canada
d) Cuba

7) Who won gold medal in women’s handball in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) Norway
b) South Korea
c) India
d) Cuba

8) Who won six gold medals in men’s gymnastics in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) Andreas Wecker
b) Li Jing
c) Linayo Guo
d) Vitaly Scherbo

9) Who won gold medal in women’s 100m in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) Gail Devers
b) Merlene Ottey
c) Juliet Cuthbert
d) Ana Quirot

10) Which was the closing date of Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) 2 February 1992
b) 5 December 1992
c) 9 August 1992
d) 30 March 1992

Barcelona Olympics 1992 Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Which was the opening date of Barcelona Olympics 1992?
c) 25 July 1992

2) How many countries participated in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
c) 169

3) Which region of Spain through advertisements in Time magazine claimed it was the country in which Barcelona was situated?
c) Catalonia

4) Which country that ceased to exist in 1991 was represented by Unified Team in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
c) USSR

5) Which country after 1960 returned to Olympics in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
b) South Africa

6) Who won gold medal in men’s baseball in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
d) Cuba

7) Who won gold medal in women’s handball in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
b) South Korea

8) Who won six gold medals in men’s gymnastics in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
d) Vitaly Scherbo

9) Who won gold medal in women’s 100m in Barcelona Olympics 1992?
a) Gail Devers

10) Which was the closing date of Barcelona Olympics 1992?
c) 9 August 1992

More Olympic Games Quizzes

Olympics

1988 – Seoul

1984 – Los Angeles

1980 – Moscow

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








Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:33:13.