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Answer the following questions related to the Modern Summer Olympic Games.

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1.

At the 1956 Olympic Games, only the equestrian events were not held in Melbourne.  Where were they held?

  Stockholm, Sweden

  Helsinki, Finland

  Christchurch, New Zealand

  Sydney, Australia

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2.

Which two modern sports were blended in the ancient Pankration, a sport introduced in the Greek Olympic Games in 648 B.C.?

  Boxing and Wrestling

  Pole Vault and Triple Jump

  Sailing and Rowing

  Archery and Equestrian

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

Who was the first ever women's marathon champion at the Olympic Games?

  Rosa Mota

  Joan Benoit

  Ingrid Kristiansen

  Valentina Yegorova

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4.

Name the great athlete who starred in 'Endurance,' a movie that chronicles his life and his quest for the gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

  Emil Zatopek

  Haile Gebrselassie

  Kenenisa Bekele

  Paul Tergat

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

Which stadium features on the medals awarded at the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

  Vélodrome de Vincennes

  Stockholms Olympiastadion

  White City Stadium

  Panathinaiko Stadium

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6.

Which Olympic sport has events such as 470 class, Dragon class, Finn class, and Soling class?

  Archery

  Sailing

  Equestrian

  Fencing

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7.

Which was the chief venue for the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow?

  Luzhniki Stadium

  Vélodrome de Vincennes

  White City Stadium

  Panathinaiko Stadium

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