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


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

 

1896
1992
1936
1996

The 20th Winter Olympics were held where in 2006 ?

 

Vancouver
Salt Lake City, Utah
Nagano
Turin

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

 

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

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

 

276 BC
776 AD
776 BC
276 AD

The 29th Olympiad in 2008 will be held in

 

London
Athens
Sydney
Beijing

The International Olympic Committee are based in

 

Madrid Spain
Lausanne, Switzerland
Paris France
New York

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

 

393 BC
893 AD
893 BC
393 AD

The President of the IOC since 2001 has been

 

Lord Killonin
Juan Antonio Samaranch
Avery Brundage
Jacques Rogge

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

 

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

The first modern Olympic Games in 1896 were held in

 

Athens
St Louis Missouri
London
Paris


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