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

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1.

Who is known as the Father of Modern Olympics?

  Avery Brundage

  Demetrius Vikelas

  Pierre de Coubertin

  Henri de Baillet-Latour

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

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

  Sydney, Australia

  Stockholm, Sweden

  Christchurch, New Zealand

  Helsinki, Finland

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

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

  Ingrid Kristiansen

  Valentina Yegorova

  Joan Benoit

  Rosa Mota

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

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

  Sailing and Rowing

  Archery and Equestrian

  Pole Vault and Triple Jump

  Boxing and Wrestling

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

At the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, which Korean martial art was introduced as a demonstration sport?

  Hapkido

  Iaido

  Kumdo

  Taekwondo

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6.

When was the Olympic flag first flown at the Olympic Games?

  1896 Athens Olympics

  1900 Paris Olympics

  1908 London Olympics

  1920 Antwerp Olympics

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7.

Who set the record for the most medals at one Olympic Games by winning eight medals at the 1980 Moscow Olympics?

  Michael Phelps

  Paavo Nurmi

  Mark Spitz

  Alexander Dityatin

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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