Syvum Home Page

Home > Fun > Sports > Olympics >

Quiz on Summer Olympic Games - Marathon Events Olympics


Answer the following questions related to the Olympic Marathon events.

Formats Info Page Worksheet / Test Paper Quiz Review
Multiple choice | Flash Cards | Match the Columns

Your Performance  

1.

In which year was the first Olympic Marathon race (from Marathon Bridge to the stadium in Athens) held?

  1800

  1890

  1896

  1900

 

2.

What is the standardized race distance of the modern Olympic Marathon race?

  26 miles and 385 yards

  20 miles

  24 miles and 85 yards

  30 miles and 800 yards

 

3.

Who was the winner of the first Marathon race in the 1896 Athens Olympics?

  Spiridon Louis

  Michel Breal

  Pheidippides

  Herodotus

 

4.

Who was the first runner to win the gold medal in two successive Marathon events?

  Carl Lewis

  Emil Zatopek

  Abebe Bikila

  Michael Johnson

 

5.

In which year was the race distance for Marathon events in the modern Olympic games standardized ?

  1896

  1900

  1908

  1924

 

6.

Who was the first woman to win a Marathon race in the Olympic games ?

  Diane Dixon

  Grete Waitz

  P. T. Usha

  Joan Benoit

 

7.

Who won the Men's Marathon at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games in?

  Carmine Petracca

  Michael Johnson

  Gelindo Bordin

  Dorando Pietri

 


 
19 more pages in Olympics


Contact Info © 1999-2017 Syvum Technologies Inc. Privacy Policy Disclaimer and Copyright
Previous
-
Next
-