Olympics Trivia Quiz IIOlympics Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Who holds the Olympic record in the pole vault?
a. Timothy Mack
b. Brad Walker
c. Igor Tradenkov
d. Steven Hooker
Steven Hooker - Hooker competes on behalf of Australia.
Which Olympic nation used the motto, "Welcome Home"?
b. Soviet Union
Greece - The games were held in Greece in 2004.
When did Florence Griffin-Joyner set the women's Olympic record in the 100m dash?
1988 - She set this record in Seoul.
Which nation as of 2011 holds the Olympic record in the men's 4x100m relay?
a. Untied States
Jamaica - The time of the race was 2 minutes and fifty-five seconds.
As of 2011 what is the Olympic record in the Women's pole vault?
5.05m - This record was set in 2008 in Beijing.
Which nation hosted the Olympic Games in 1976?
Canada - The host city was Montreal.
Which famous athlete lit the Olympic torch in America?
a. Mohamed Ali
b. Michael Phelps
c. Carl Lewis
d. Mark Spitz
Mohamed Ali - Mohamed was a professional boxer.
Which of these is not a women's event in gymnastics?
b. Uneven bars
d. Parallel bars
Parallel bars - The women also compete on the vault.
Which athlete became famous for raising his fist wearing a black glove?
a. Tommie Smith
b. Charles Austin
c. Carl Lewis
d. Bob Beamon
Tommie Smith - Tommie and teammate John Carlos did this at the Games held in 1968.
In which sport did the famous Olympic "American Dream" team compete?
Basketball - The 'Dream Team' is a nickname for the team, which competed at the 1992 Games.
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