Ancient Olympics
Ancient Societies
History and Development of PE and Sport
Anatomy
What Am I?
100

Around what year was the very first Olympics held?

776 BC

100

I was around very long ago and did activities for the sole purpose of surviving. 

Primitive man

100

What was held in honour of Zeus?

The Olympic Games

100

Name two long bones of the body.

100

I contain experiences that can never be forgotten but overall I attempt to develop the body, mind and spirit.

Physical Education 

200

What was meant by the term Olympiad?

Olympiad was a period of four years in between each Olympic Games.

200

This has been thrown for many years at the Olympic Games.

Discus

200

Define recreation and Leisure.

200

What are the four chambers of the heart called?

200

Slaves and prisoners trained within me to develop skills used in an arena. What am I?

Ludi

300

What was the Sacred Olympic Truce?

300

Public forms of entertainment in Ancient Rome was called what?

Munera

300

What are 3 features of a sport?

300

What are the 3 types of muscles and give an example of where each may be found in the body. 

300

I was born after the Dark Ages and with me came knowledge of good health.

The Renaissance Period

400

What took place that caused the Ancient Olympics to come to an end?

400

What was the specific name given to those who engaged in blood sports and give 3 things they used in combat?

Gladiators,

Swords, tridents, nets, shields, 

400

Give 4 major differences between a sport and a game. 

400

List the organs of the digestive tract in the Digestive System.

400

I am represented by blue and white and I am the 3rd largest producer of olives. What am I?

Greece

500

What prizes did athletes receive for being victorious and why do you think they received those types of prizes?

They received crowns made out of olives leaves which came from the sacred tree. They received those types of prizes because it was considered precious as it came from the sacred tree and also because they had no gold, silver and bronze in those times.

500

Why were the Romans overthrown and by whom?

They became fascinated with riches and they were overthrown by the Barbarians. 

500

What are 5 objectives of Physical Education in schools today?

500

What are 4 functions of the Respiratory System?

500

I can be easy or I can be difficult but I'm well worth a try. Sometimes I make people happy and sometimes I make them cry. What am I?

Sport

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