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Summer Olympic Games

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Summer Olympic Games game quiz
"This quiz will test your overall knowledge of Olympic events."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. Which one of these athletes won gold in the 100m, 200m, and 400m individual events?
    Carl Lewis (USA)
    Betty Cuthbert (AUS)
    Fanny Blankers-Koen (NED)
    Bobby Morrow (USA)

2. Who was the first athlete to win both the 5000m and 10,000m at consecutive Olympics?
    Kenenisa Bekele (ETH)
    Vladimar Kuts (URS)
    Lasse Viren (FIN)
    Emil Zatopek (TCH)

3. Which one of these swimmers did not win gold at consecutive Olympics in the 1500m freestyle?
    Murray Rose (AUS)
    Mike Burton (USA)
    Kieren Perkins (AUS)
    Grant Hackett (AUS)

4. Miguel Indurain won the Tour de France five times. In which event did he win gold in the Olympics?
    Time Trial
    Team Pursuit
    Road Race
    Individual Pursuit

5. I won the pole vault Gold Medal at consecutive Olympics, but I never held the World Record for the event. Who am I?
    Bob Seagren (USA)
    Robert Richards (USA)
    Sergey Bubka (URS)
    Thierry Vigneron (FRA)

6. Which swimmers tied for the Gold Medal in the 50m freestyle?
    Ervin (USA) / Popov (URS)
    Popov (URS) / Biondi (USA)
    Ervin (USA) / Hall (USA)
    Hall (USA) / Popov (URS)

7. I never won gold at the Olympics (only Bronze), but during the 1960s I broke 17 world records at middle and long distance running. Who am I?
    Ron Clarke (AUS)
    Mohammad Gammoudi (TUN)
    Murray Halberg (NZ)
    Billy Mills (USA)

8. At which Summer Olympic Games was the first athletes oath-sworn?
    1896 - Athens
    1920 - Antwerp
    1936 - Berlin
    1932 - Los Angeles

9. From 1896, in 100 years of the Summer Olympics, only one country won gold, silver, and bronze at the same Olympics in the 10,000 metres. Which country was this?
    USSR (URS)

10. In which Olympics was the Women's 100m Freestyle event first introduced?
    1896 - Athens
    1924 - Paris
    1908 - London
    1912 - Stockholm

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Compiled Jun 28 12