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

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1.

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

  Vélodrome de Vincennes

  Stockholms Olympiastadion

  Panathinaiko Stadium

  White City Stadium

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2.

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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3.

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.

  Paul Tergat

  Kenenisa Bekele

  Haile Gebrselassie

  Emil Zatopek

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4.

What is typically handed over by the host city to the next organizing city at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games?

  Olympic flag

  Olympic flame

  Olympic medals

  Olympic mascots

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5.

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

  Boxing and Wrestling

  Archery and Equestrian

  Pole Vault and Triple Jump

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6.

Where in Greece is the Olympic Flame lit as per tradition?

  Marathonas

  Olympia

  Athens

  Thessaloniki

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7.

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

  Joan Benoit

  Ingrid Kristiansen

  Valentina Yegorova

  Rosa Mota

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