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Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning Quiz Questions - Olympic Games I
Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning


Which French Aristocrat was the founder of the modern Olympic Games ?

 

Godefroy de Blonay
Pierre de Coubertin
Henri de Baillet-Latour
Sigfrid Edstrom

The International Olympic Committee are based in

 

Lausanne, Switzerland
Paris France
New York
Madrid Spain

The 29th Olympiad in 2008 will be held in

 

Athens
Sydney
Beijing
London

The President of the IOC since 2001 has been

 

Juan Antonio Samaranch
Avery Brundage
Jacques Rogge
Lord Killonin

The first Olympic Games in ancient Greece were thought to have started in which year ?

 

776 AD
776 BC
276 AD
276 BC

In which year were the Summer and Winter Olympic games first celebrated apart every 2 years ?

 

1992
1936
1996
1896

In which year did Roman Emperor Theodosius I outlaw the Olympic Games ?

 

893 AD
893 BC
393 AD
393 BC

An Olympiad is a what in reference to the Olympic Games ?

 

An Athlete
A competitor
A period of 4 years
A medal winner

The 20th Winter Olympics were held where in 2006 ?

 

Salt Lake City, Utah
Nagano
Turin
Vancouver

The first modern Olympic Games in 1896 were held in

 

St Louis Missouri
London
Paris
Athens


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