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Who is the founder of ancient Olympic games?
• Zues
• Hercales
• Coroebus
• Apollo
Hercales
Where were the first Olympic games held?
• Athens
• Antwerp
• Barcelona
• Olympia
Olympia
Who was the founder of the Modern Olympics?
• Phidias
• Pierre de Coubertin
• Alexander
• L. Aemilius Cato
Pierre de Coubertin
The Ancient Olympic Games were made a part of the religious festival in the honour of which mythological deity?
• Heracles
• Eros
• Zues
• Perseus
Zues
Who, among the following, could neither watch nor particpate in the Olympics?
• Widowed women
• Men
• Married men
• Women
Women
In which year was the Olympic flag raised for the first time?
• 1916
• 1920
• 1924
• 1932
1920
Which of the following was placed on the head of a winner of the ancient Greek Olympics?
• Gold medal
• Silver medal
• Bronze medal
• An olive branch wreath
An olive branch wreath
When and where did the first olympic torch relay take place?
• 1940, Munich
• 1932, Stockholm
• 1936, Berlin
• 1944, Finland
1936, Berlin
When and where was the Olympic torch first lit?
• 1936, Berlin
• 1932, Antwerp
• 1924, Paris
• 1928, Amsterdam
1928, Amsterdam
At which Olympics was the Olympic flag first hoisted?
• 1920, London Olympics
• 1936, Berlin Olympics
• 1920, Antwerp Olympics
• 1948, Melbourne Olympics
1920, Antwerp Olympics
Who was the writer of the Olympic oath?
• L. Aemilius Cato
• Coroebus
• Apollo
• Pierre de Coubertin
Pierre de Coubertin
What is the meaning of the Olympic motto: Citius, Altius, Fortius?
• Faster, Higher, Stronger
• Braver, Faster, Higher
• Higher, Stronger, Faster
• Stronger, Braver, Faster
Faster, Higher, Stronger
Which ceremony marks the end of the Olympic games?
• Lighting Fireworks
• Releasing pigeons into the sky
• Playing musical bands
• Extinguishing the Olympic flame
Extinguishing the Olympic flame
In which year were women allowed to participate in the Olympic games?
• 1900
• 1908
• 1912
• 1924
1900
Who was the designer of the Olympic flag?
• Heracles Palamas
• Zues Brundage
• Spirou Samara
• Pierre de Coubertin
Pierre de Coubertin
In which year were the Olympics games shown on television for the first time?
• 1948
• 1952
• 1936
• 1956
1936
What is the total number of sports included in the Summer Olympics?
• 25
• 28
• 27
• 30
28
Name the American who was forced to return the gold medal he won at the 1972 Olympics?
• Rick DeMont
• Ben Jonhson
• Jim Thorpe
• David Bolen
Rick DeMont
In which year were the formal drug tests introduced in the Olympic Games?
• 1956
• 1960
• 1968
• 1972
1968
Name the is the first athlete to fail a gender test.
• Santhi Soundarajan
• Jim Thorpe
• Ewa Kłobukowska
• Hermann Ratjen
Ewa Kłobukowska

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