Olympics Challenge

 

Olympics Challenge

Please read each question carefully and select the correct answer by clicking on the corresponding button. The answer key will be provided after the quiz is scored. Streeeetch that mind!

1.

Which city hosted the 2006 Olympic Winter games?

Salt Lake City, Utah
Torino, Italy
Chamonix, France
Helsinki, Finland
I don't know
2.

Skeleton makes its Olympic return in 2002 after a 54-year absence. Like luge, the sport involves racing a sled down an icy track. Unlike luge, skeleton sleds are ridden face first.

True
False
I don't know
3.

The Royal Canadian Air Force won the 1948 Olympic Gold medal for hockey.

True
False
I don't know
4.

Due to hemispherical differences, the 1956 Olympic games (Melbourne, Australia) had to be held in ...

December
November
January
April
I don't know
5.

The Russians have won gold in every single pairs figure skating competition in the Winter Olympics since ...

1952
1964
1970
1976
I don't know
6.

When were the first electric timing devices and public address system used at the Olympics?

1912
1916
1920
1952
I don't know
7.

When the Olympics were held in France, in 1900, the winners were given what instead of a medal?

Cash prize
Piece of art
Crown of olive branches
A beret
I don't know
8.

Which country has won more winter Olympic medals than any other?

United States
USSR
Germany
Norway
I don't know
9.

When were the first Winter Olympics held?

1896
1916
1920
1924
I don't know
10.

Which country in addition to Greece is the only one to have competed in all Games since 1896?

Australia
Japan
Canada
Switzerland
I don't know

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