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Quiz on Summer Olympic Games - 2008 Beijing Olympics Olympics


Answer the following questions related to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

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1.

The Beijing National Stadium is hosting the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. What is the stadium's common nickname?

  Lion's Lair

  Hornet's Nest

  Bird's Nest

  Eagle's Aerie

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

In the 2008 Olympics, the sailing events were not held in Beijing. Where were they held?

  Hong Kong

  Shanghai

  Qingdao

  Qinhuangdao

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

For the first time in Olympic history, the medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics included material besides metal.  An inlaid disc of which stone was included in the 2008 Olympic medals?

  Emerald

  Jade

  Ruby

  Onyx

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

Which character designs are incorporated in the five 'good luck dolls' that are the mascots of the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

  Beaver, Koala, Water, American Eagle, and Duck

  Fish, Giant Panda, Fire, Tibetan Antelope, and Swallow

  Hedgehog, Kangaroo, Earth, Indian Elephant, and Eagle

  Porcupine, Crocodile, Wind, Chinese Dragon, and Hawk

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

Constantina Tomescu became the women's marathon champion at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Which country did she represent?

  United States

  Kenya

  Jamaica

  Romania

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

Which Australian Swimmer won 3 Gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

  Venus Williams

  Elena Dementievas

  Dinara Safina

  Stephanie Rice

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

Which Chinese gymnast was suspended by wires and ran around the top rim of the stadium before lighting the Olympic Torch at the inauguration ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics ?

  Yao Ming

  Li Ning

  Li Xiaoshuang

  Gao Min

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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