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Who was the first Olympic champion? Which country won the most gold medals in the Olympic Games? How did the Games evolve? It's all here. See if you can be an Olympic trivia champion with these quizzes!   

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trivia quiz  Discontinued Olympic Events cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, stedman, Oct 02 07

Bored with the same old Olympic sports? Test your knowledge of some of the events that are sadly no longer part of the present-day Games.
Tough
stedman editor
Oct 02 07
2241 plays
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trivia quiz  Pass the Fire cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Oct 26 13

Throughout Olympic Games history, many have had the honor of lighting the Olympic Cauldron. How much do you know about this ceremony?
Average
salami_swami gold member
Oct 26 13
663 plays
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trivia quiz  Disputed Olympic Champions cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Apr 29 16

Winning the gold medal at the Olympic Games and gaining the coveted title of Olympic Champion should be the pinnacle of a sportsperson's career. However, things don't always go to plan and sometimes the results have been disputed...
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Apr 29 16
384 plays
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trivia quiz  Rule, Britannia, Britannia Rules the Games cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 14 17

The Games in this title are the Olympic Games. What do you know about gold medal winners from Great Britain?
Average
JanIQ gold member
Nov 14 17
216 plays
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photo quiz  Olympictogram cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Nov 07 14

Athletes have strived to become swifter, higher and stronger since the Olympic Games first started in Ancient Greece. See whether you can answer this Olympic-Pictogram quiz.
Average
Plodd
Nov 07 14
564 plays
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trivia quiz  20th Century Olympians cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, romeomikegolf, Apr 20 08

The Olympic Games are the world's premier sporting event. This quiz focuses on some of the competitors rather than the venues. All questions relate to the summer games.
Average
romeomikegolf gold member
Apr 20 08
3435 plays
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trivia quiz  Legends of the Olympics cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, engels, Nov 23 08

The Olympics are considered the greatest sporting event on Earth. Little wonder then, that they were monumental in the sporting careers of many famous sporters. A number of them will be presented to you in this quiz.
Average
engels
Nov 23 08
1884 plays
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trivia quiz  Going, Going, Gone 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 03 13

This quiz relates some of the most significant achievements at the swimming events at the Olympics. All these swimmers have done something for the first time. I'll start each question with the words I imagine a radio commentator could have used.
Average
JanIQ gold member
Nov 03 13
384 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympic Symbols and Ceremonies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, catnippin, Aug 23 01

This quizzie is about the symbolism and ceremonies associated with the Olympics. Good luck as you 'Go for the Gold'!
Average
catnippin
Aug 23 01
5688 plays
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match quiz  Golds of the Century 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Feb 17 19

Take a look at this Olympic medal table for the 1900s - it doesn't list nations, but individual athletes who won more medals than some entire countries put together. Just match the right person to each position on it.
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Feb 17 19
180 plays
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trivia quiz  Faster Disaster 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Mar 13 15

Welcome to a quiz idea from the "High Commission!" Can you identify these Olympic "faster disaster" true events from the Winter and Summer Olympic Games?
Average
coachpauly
Mar 13 15
1836 plays
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match quiz  Built For the Olympic Games 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jul 05 18

Match the venues built for the Olympic Games of the 21st century with the host cities listed. Good luck!
Easy
kyleisalive editor
Jul 05 18
339 plays
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trivia quiz  They Won Our Hearts 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Feb 15 10

Both the Winter and Summer Olympics frequently throw up characters who win our hearts, but no medals. Here is a small selection.
Average
Christinap
Feb 15 10
1008 plays
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trivia quiz  20th Century Olympics 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, rmillar, Jan 15 01

A quiz about the Olympic Games of the 20th Century.
Average
rmillar
Jan 15 01
3903 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympics: More Than a Game 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, cazza2902, Jan 17 10

The modern Olympics have produced many amazing memories. Here is a small sampling.
Average
cazza2902 gold member
Jan 17 10
768 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympics Throughout Time 20 questions
Difficult, 20 Qns, Angua, Nov 05 02

Some historical facts about Olympics at different points of time. These are not questions about certain sports or winners of certain Olympics, but more questions about Olympic Games itself.
Difficult
Angua
Nov 05 02
1632 plays
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trivia quiz  Summer Olympic Games 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, Spontini, Sep 13 16

This quiz concerns facts relating to the Summer Olympic games.
Difficult
Spontini gold member
Sep 13 16
246 plays
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trivia quiz  Who Lit The Cauldron? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Spontini, Aug 26 18

The following questions concern people who have lit the Olympic Games cauldron at either a summer or winter Olympic games. Not all are well known but you should still be able to determine the correct answer.
Easy
Spontini gold member
Aug 26 18
378 plays
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trivia quiz  The Ancient Greek Olympics 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, LILSPIKEY, Jan 21 02

This quiz is about the first Olympic games from Ancient Greece. This quiz is dedicated to a special friend who helped me when I needed help. Thank you.
Tough
LILSPIKEY
Jan 21 02
1644 plays
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trivia quiz  History of the Olympic Games 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, Engadine, May 06 04

According to Greek legend, the Olympic Games were founded by Heracles, son of Zeus. But what do you know about the Olympic Games (Ancient and Modern)? All multiple choice questions. Have a go!
Tough
Engadine
May 06 04
1662 plays
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trivia quiz  Amazing Mascots of Amazing Olympics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, May 19 14

As a genuine fanatic of the Olympic Games, I could not help but collect the mascots that accompanied all those great and remarkable moments. Enjoy the participation!
Average
DeepHistory gold member
May 19 14
378 plays
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trivia quiz  The Race Is On! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, triviaking162, Apr 18 12

This quiz will be all about different races in the Olympic Games. Have fun!
Average
triviaking162
Apr 18 12
693 plays
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trivia quiz  Coubertin's Legacy 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Aug 14 04

It's that time again to look at events and personalities associated with the modern Olympic movement. Good luck.
Average
Fiachra
Aug 14 04
549 plays
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trivia quiz  The Olympic Games 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SeanRob, Jan 03 09

10 questions about the history of the Olympic Games. Enjoy!
Average
SeanRob
Jan 03 09
1242 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympics of the 1940s and 1950s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Feb 25 19

See if you can answer these ten questions that cover the 1948, 1952, and 1956 Summer and Winter Olympics.
Average
bernie73 gold member
Feb 25 19
222 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympians 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, swimmgirl, Dec 09 10

Each question has a name of a famous (or not so famous) Olympic athlete. You have to match each person to their competitive sport. Good luck!
Average
swimmgirl
Dec 09 10
1317 plays
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trivia quiz  Where Did the Gold Blow Off To? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shuehorn, Aug 27 18

This quiz is about ten Olympic gold-medal winners. When these fine athletes breezed back into their home countries after the games where they made history, do you know where or to whom those medals ended up? Good luck!
Average
shuehorn gold member
Aug 27 18
285 plays
28.
trivia quiz  Games, Gold, and Glory 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skydude13579, Jul 30 14

For some people, winning an Olympic gold medal is the proudest moment in their life. This is a quiz about some of the greatest champions in the history of the Olympics Games and their remarkable achievements.
Average
skydude13579
Jul 30 14
363 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympic Knowledge 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, metsfan1001, Feb 15 10

I hope you know where the 1964 Winter Olympics took place! If you don't, good luck on this quiz!
Average
metsfan1001
Feb 15 10
657 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympic Sport Debut Years 25 questions
Difficult, 25 Qns, avenger, Feb 14 03

Tug of war, rugby, polo, lacrosse, and golf were once on the Olympic program. This quiz is based on 25 sports at the Olympics. Simply choose the year that it first appeared at the Olympics as a full medal sport.
Difficult
avenger
Feb 14 03
876 plays
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