MCQs on Olympics - 1

1. When ancient Olympic games first held?

(a)    776 BC
(b)   780 BC
(c)    790 BC
(d)   800 BC


2.      Who is the founder of ancient Olympic Games?
(a) Zues 
(b) Coroebus 
(c) Apollo 
(d) Hercales


3. Where were the first Olympic games held?
(a) Athens 
(b) Antwerp 
(c) Olympia
(d) Barcelona 


4.  Who was the founder of the Modern Olympics?
(a) Phidias 
(b) Alexander 
(c) Pierre de Coubertin
(d) L. Aemilius Cato 


5.      The Ancient Olympic Games were made a part of the religious festival in the honour of which mythological deity?
(a) Heracles 
(b) Eros 
(c) Zues
(d) Perseus 


6. In which year was the Olympic flag raised for the first time?
(a) 1916 
(b) 1920
(c) 1924 
(d) 1932 



7. Which of the following was placed on the head of a winner of the ancient Greek Olympics?
(a) An olive branch wreath
(b) Gold medal 
(c) Silver medal 
(d) Bronze medal 



8. When and where did the first olympic torch relay take place?
(a) 1940, Munich 
(b) 1932, Stockholm 
(c) 1944, Finland 
(d) 1936, Berlin


9. What is the meaning of the Olympic motto: Citius, Altius, Fortius?
(a) Faster, Higher, Stronger
(b) Braver, Faster, Higher 
(c) Higher, Stronger, Faster 
(d) Stronger, Braver, Faster 



10. Which ceremony marks the end of the Olympic games?
(a) Lighting Fireworks 
(b) Extinguishing the Olympic flame
(c) Releasing pigeons into the sky 
(d) Playing musical bands 



11. In which year were women allowed to participate in the Olympic games?
(a) 1908 
(b) 1912 
(c) 1900
(d) 1924 


12. In which year were the Olympics games shown on television for the first time?
(a) 1948 
(b) 1952 
(c) 1956 
(d) 1936


13. Name the American who was forced to return the gold medal he won at the 1972 Olympics?
(a) Ben Jonhson 
(b) Jim Thorpe 
(c) Rick DeMont
(d) David Bolen 



14. In which year were the formal drug tests introduced in the Olympic Games?
(a) 1956 
(b) 1960 
(c) 1968
(d) 1972 



15. The first athlete failed in a gender test.
(a) Santhi Soundarajan 
(b) Ewa Kłobukowska
(c) Jim Thorpe 
(d) Hermann Ratjen 



16. The Olympic flame was first lit during which year of the modern era?
(a) 1928
(b) 1924
(c) 1932
(d) 1936


17. Where is the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee, the IOC?
(a) Los Angeles
(b) Lausanne
(c) London
(d) Sydney



18. In which year of the Modern Olympics were the Winter Games added?
(a) 1936
(b) 1920
(c) 1916
(d) 1924



19. In which of the following three years were the Olympic Games not held?
(a) 1912, 1936 and 1940
(b) 1936, 1940 and 1944
(c) 1916, 1936 and 1940
(d) 1916, 1940 and 1944



20. In which year was the modern Marathon 'standardised' to a length of 42,195 metres
(a) 1908
(b) 1924
(c) 1916
(d) 1928

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  1. In which of the following three years were the Olympic Games not held?
    (a) 1912, 1936 and 1940
    (b) 1936, 1940 and 1944
    (c) 1916, 1936 and 1940
    (d) 1916, 1940 and 1944👈
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