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100

Is skiing a Winter Olympic sport?

What is yes?

100

How many rings are there in the Olympic Rings?

*3

*5

*7

*9

What is 5?

100

What year did the first Winter Olympics occur?

*1916

*1920

*1924

What is 1924?

The first Olympic games were in 1924 in Chamonix, France.

100

Who is hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics?

*Beijing

*Oslo

*Salt Lake City

What is Beijing?

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games are being held in Beijing, China. Oslo and Almaty were two other final candidates for hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.                                         

                                   


    

100

Is Beijing the largest city in China?

What is no? 

While Beijing is the capital of China, Beijing is not the largest city in China. Shanghai is the largest city in China. Shanghai has around 27 million people, while Beijing only has about 20 million people.

                                                       


    

200

Is skateboarding a Winter Olympic?

What is no? This is actually a summer sport.

200

What do the Olympic Rings represent?

*The union of the 5 continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world.                                                                    

*The Olympic committee.

*The athletes competing in the Olympics.    

What are the the union of the 5 continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world?

The Olympic Rings represent the 5 continents: Europe, Africa, Asia, America, and Oceania

200

How often are the Winter Olympics?

*Every year

*Every four years

*Every ten years

What is every four years?

The Winter Olympics are held every 4 years and include sports practiced in snow and ice.

200

Have the Winter Olympics ever happened in a city where the Summer Olympics have also been held?

                                                       


    

What is no? The Winter Olympics have never been hosted in a city that previously hosted the Summer Olympics. Beijing hosted the Summer Olympics in 2008. 

200

How many UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) heritage sites are in Beijing?

*5

*7

*9                                                       


    

What is 7? Beijing is home to seven UNESCO heritage sites. The seven heritage sites include The Great Wall, The Forbidden City (largest palace in the world), The Temple of Heaven, The Summer Palace (largest imperial garden), Peking Man site at Zhoukoudian, The Ming Tombs, and the The Grand Canal. 

300

Is gymnastics a Winter Olympic sport?

What is No? This actually a summer sport. 

300

What year did the Olympic Rings debut at the Olympic Games?

*1913

*1915

*1920

What is 1920?

The Olympic Rings were presented for the first time in 1913. However, the Olympic Rings did not debut at the Olympic Games until the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.

300

Name one of the original 5 Olympic sports.

*Luge

*Snowboarding

*Curling

What is curling?


The 5 original Winter Olympic Sports were bobsleigh, curling, ice hockey, Nordic Skiing, figure and speed skating.

300

How many different sports categories are there?

*5

*7

*11

What is 7? 

The 2022 Winter Olympics can be broken into seven sports with 15 disciplines. The seven sports are 1) Biathlon, 2) Bobsledding, 3) Curling, 4) Ice Hockey, 5) Luge, 6) Skating, 7) Skiing. Bobsledding also include the Skeleton. Skating includes Figure Skating, short track speed skating, and speed skating. Skiing includes Alpine skiing, cross- country skiing, freestyle skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping and Snowboarding.

300

How many years back can Beijing trace its history?

*2000

*3000

*4000

What is 3000? Beijing's history can be traced back 3,000 years. Beijing is about as old as London but about 6 times older than New York. 
400

Is figure skating a Winter Olympic sport?

What is yes?

400

What are the 5 colors of the Olympic Rings?

What are blue, yellow, black, green, and red?                           

The 5 colors of the Olympic Rings are blue, yellow, black, green and red. The colors of the rings along with the white of the background composed every competing country’s flag at the time.

                                              

                                                       


    

400

Have the Winter Olympics ever happened the same year as the summer Olympics?

What is Yes? Until 1992, the Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games were held in the same year. In 1986, the IOC decided to place the Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games on separate four-year cycles in alternating even-numbered years. After 1992 the next Winter Olympic Games were held in 1994.

                                                       


    

400

Are there any new events?

What is yes? 

There are seven new events at the 2022 Winter Olympics. The seven new events are: 1) women's monibobsled, 2) short track mixed team relay, 3) ski jumping mixed team event, 4&5) freestyle skiing big air (men and women), 6) Aerials mixed team event, and 7) snowboard cross mixed team event.

                                                       


    

400

When are the best months to travel to Beijing?

*June July December January

*November December January February

*April May September October

What are April May September October? 

Beijing is a city of extreme temperatures. The highest temperature recorded in Beijing is 109 degrees F. Meanwhile the lowest temperature is -17 degrees F. This means the best times of year to go are spring and fall. The best months in spring are April and May, while the best months in fall are September and October. 

                                                       


    


500

Is curling a Winter Olympic sport?

What is yes?

500

Who designed the Olympic Flag?

*Pierre de Coubertin

*Henri Didon

*Woodrow Wilson

Who is Pierre de Coubertin?

Pierre de Coubertin was a French educator and historian. He was the founder of the International Olympic Committee and was its second president. 

    

500

How many continents have hosted the Winter Olympics?

What is 3? The Winter Olympics have been hosted on three continents by 12 countries.

500

How many medals will be given out at 2022 Olympics?

*95

*100

*109

What are 109 medals? A total of 109 Olympic medals will be given out at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. This is nearly double the amount of events at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games.

500

What does Beijing mean?

*Capital City

*Southern Capital

*Northern Capital

What is Northern Capital? Beijing is a Mandarin word meaning Northern Capital. Bei means Northern and Jing means Capital

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