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Quiz about Track and Field
Quiz about Track and Field

Sports Quiz: Track and Field: 10 Questions | Sports Other


You know everything about Baseball, Basketball or American Football? What about Track and Field?

A multiple-choice quiz by barneygumble. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
barneygumble
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
49,686
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1115
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Question 1 of 10
1. How many gold medals did Carl Lewis win in the 1984 Olympic Games? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. How long did Bob Beamon's world record in long jump last? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Who broke Bob Beamon's world record in the long jump? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Who was the first athlete to collect more than 9000 points in the decathlon ? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. In which discipline did Javier Sotomayor (Cuba) compete? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. For which country did Ben Johnson run? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. The 2000 Sydney Olympic Games gold medallist in the 200m sprint (men)represents which country? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. How many World Championship titles had Lars Riedel collected in the discus throw, when he won the title at Edmonton in 2001? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Who was the men's world record holder in the 200m as well as 400m, before and after the 2000 Olympics in Sydney? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Where does Haile Gebreselassie come from? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. How many gold medals did Carl Lewis win in the 1984 Olympic Games?

Answer: 4

100m, 200m, Long Jump and 4x100m relay.
2. How long did Bob Beamon's world record in long jump last?

Answer: 23 Years

From the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, to the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo.
3. Who broke Bob Beamon's world record in the long jump?

Answer: Mike Powell

Powell jumped 8.95m. Beamon's record was 8.90m.
4. Who was the first athlete to collect more than 9000 points in the decathlon ?

Answer: Roman Sebrle

Sebrle (from Czechoslovakia) scored 9026 points on May 26-27, 2001 at Goetzis.
5. In which discipline did Javier Sotomayor (Cuba) compete?

Answer: High Jump

In June 2001 he still held the world record of 2.45 metres, set on July 27th, 1993.
6. For which country did Ben Johnson run?

Answer: Canada

7. The 2000 Sydney Olympic Games gold medallist in the 200m sprint (men)represents which country?

Answer: Greece

Kostandinos Kenderis.
8. How many World Championship titles had Lars Riedel collected in the discus throw, when he won the title at Edmonton in 2001?

Answer: 5

Tokyo 1991, Stuttgart 1993, Goteburg 1995, Athens 1997, and Edmonton 2001.
9. Who was the men's world record holder in the 200m as well as 400m, before and after the 2000 Olympics in Sydney?

Answer: Michael Johnson

He set the 200m record of 19.32 sec on August 1, 1996 and the 400m record of 43.18sec on August 26, 1999.
10. Where does Haile Gebreselassie come from?

Answer: Ethiopia

As of June 2001 he was still the world record holder (set on July 1, 1998) in the 10,000m.
Source: Author barneygumble

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