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

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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 mascots

  Olympic medals

  Olympic flame

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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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In which events did the versatile American sportsman Jim Thorpe win two gold medals at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics?

  Handball and Volleyball

  Rowing and Yachting

  Baseball and Basketball

  Pentathlon and Decathlon

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

  Stockholms Olympiastadion

  Panathinaiko Stadium

  White City Stadium

  Vélodrome de Vincennes

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In which years were the Summer Olympics cancelled due to World War II?

  1932 and 1936

  1940 and 1944

  1948 and 1952

  1956 and 1960

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What are the serial numbers of the two Summer Olympic Games that were cancelled due to World War II?

  VIII and IX

  X and XI

  XII and XIII

  XIV and XV

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

  Archery and Equestrian

  Pole Vault and Triple Jump

  Sailing and Rowing

  Boxing and Wrestling

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