2016 Summer Olympics Trivia QuizPrintable Trivia Questions About the 2016 Olympics
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Which country will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games?
Brazil - Brazil is the largest country in South America.
Which city will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games?
a. Sao Paulo
c. Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro - Rio is the first South American city to host the Summer Olympics.
When will the 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony be held?
a. July 31
b. August 5
c. August 7
d. August 2
August 5 - The ceremony will take place at the Maracana Stadium.
What sport will be making its first appearance in 112 years at the 2016 Olympic Games?
Golf - It will be the first time that golf is played at the Olympics since the 1904 Summer Olympics.
How many gold medals will be handed out at the 2016 Summer Olympics?
306 - The Olympic sport of athletics will award the most gold medals at 47.
How many sports will be featured at the 2016 Summer Olympics?
28 - The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will featured 28 sports with a total of 41 disciplines.
Which of the following sports will not be featured at the 2016 Olympic Games?
c. Rugby Sevens
Karate - Karate has never been part of the Olympic Games.
Which of the following rowing events taking place at the 2016 Olympic Games does not feature women?
a. Quadruple Sculls
b. Single Sculls
c. Coxless Four
d. Coxless Pair
Coxless Four - The Coxless Fours is only open to men.
What is the motto for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games?
a. Live your passion
b. Light the Fire Within
c. Hot. Cool. Yours.
d. One World. One Dream.
Live your passion - All of the remaining slogans have been used at Olympic Games in the past.
Which of the following countries is a first time entrant to the 2016 Summer Olympics games?
b. South Sudan
South Sudan - South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011.
What is the estimated cost of the 2016 Olympics Games?
a. 31.25 billion
b. 41.25 billion
c. 11.25 billion
d. 21.25 billion
11.25 billion - In comparison, the 2014 Winter Olympics cost about $51 billion.
How many official mascots will the 2016 games have?
2 - Vinicius and Tom are the official mascots.
Which of the following Olympic sports will award the most medal sets during the 2016 games?
Swimming - Swimming will have a total of 34 medal events.
Which of the following Olympic sports will award the least amount of medal sets during the 2016 games?
Archery - Archery will have a total of 4 medal events.
When will the 2016 Summer Olympic Games end?
a. August 21
b. August 19
c. August 23
d. August 25
August 21 - More than 10,500 athletes will take part in the games.
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