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Olympic Mascots

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Olympic Mascots game quiz
"The Olympic Games have, for many years, been one of the major events on the sporting calendar. As a result, the Games are shown throughout the world, and countries now adopt an official Olympic mascot which may be used to identify the Olympic Games."

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1. The idea of an Olympic mascot to represent the Games is not one that has been around for as long as the modern games. During which of these Olympics was a mascot first adopted?
    1964 Winter Olympics (Innsbruck)
    1968 Summer Olympics (Mexico City)
    1968 Winter Olympics (Grenoble)
    1972 Summer Olympics (Munich)


2. In 2004, the Olympic Games returned to their home country of Greece and its capital, Athens. During these games, two mascots were adopted. One was Phevos, a name derived from a byname for the ancient Greek sun god, Apollo. However, which other ancient Greek deity was the source of Phevos' companion's name?
    Demeter
    Athena
    Persephone
    Aphrodite


3. During which Olympics games were Syd, Millie, and Ollie mascots?
    1996 Summer Olympics (Atlanta)
    2000 Summer Olympics (Sydney)
    2002 Winter Olympics (Salt Lake City)
    2010 Winter Olympics (Vancouver)


4. Which of these animals is not represented by one of the fuwa which were the mascots for the 2008 Beijing Olympics?
    Tiger
    Fish
    Panda
    Swift


5. At 2008 Beijing, which colour fuwa did not represent an animal?
    Blue
    Black
    Green
    Red


6. The names of the 2012 London Olympic mascots are named after the English villages where the first Paralympic Games were held, and the precursors to the modern Olympics were held.
    True
    False


7. Which of the following was not one of the official 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic mascots, but rather the official sidekick of the mascots?
    Miga
    Sumi
    Quatchi
    Mukmuk


8. Of which Olympic Games was Misha the mascot?
    1976 Summer Olympics (Montreal)
    1988 Summer Olympics (Seoul)
    1984 Summer Olympics (Los Angeles)
    1980 Summer Olympics (Moscow)


9. Lyo and Merly were the mascots for which Olympic first?
    Summer Olympics
    Youth Summer Olympics
    Summer Paralympics
    Winter Paralympics


10. Hidy and Howdy were Olympic mascots for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
    True
    False


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