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General Olympic Knowledge
Did you know?
100

What is the city hosting this year's (2024) Olympic games is well known for it's fine dining, fashion, and being a particularly romantic vacation spot.

Paris

100

This track star became synonymous with speed and became known as one of if not *the* fastest man in the world, in large part due to his performance in the Olympics


Usain Bolt

100

'Cool Runnings' was a film that centered around a disqualified Olympic sprinter who attempts to start the first Jamaican team. 


What is Bobsledding?

100

What are the colors of the Olympic rings?

Blue, Yellow, Black, Green and Red


100

Did you know ... The Winter and Summer Olympic Games are this many years apart?

What is 2 years?

200

What 2008 games were hosted in this city and featured an incredible opening ceremony with 2,008 drummers performing at sunrise with traditional Chinese bronze drums.


Beijing

200

Who is one of the most decorated Olympic athletes in history, this swimmer became well known for taking home 8 gold medals in the 2008 Olympic games.


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Michael Phelps

200

***This Olympic event saw an uptick in interest in young athletes due to the popularity of the "Hunger Games Series" in the early 2010s. 

What is archery?

200

The Olympic relay features the passing of and lighting of this object to mark the start of the Olympic games

A torch

200

Did you know the US has 2985 total medals as of 2024? That's almost triple the next highest, with this country known for celebrating Oktoberfest, with only 1083. ****change wording

What is Germany?

300

These 2012 games were hosted in this city, known for it's impressive Clock Tower and Westminster Palace.


London

300

The "Miracle on Ice" was an ice hockey game during the 1980 Olympic games that featured a matchup between the US Men's team and this COLD WAR ERA rival.



The USSR/Soviet Union? (Not Russia)

300

This sport's popularity sees a spike in viewership and interest during the Olympics and the Tour de France.

What is cycling?

300

When posing for photos, many athletes will traditionally do this with their gold medals, much to the concern of their dentists.

Bite the medal

300

Did you know that this Olympic sport, which shares its name with a type of gourd, is being added to the Olympic games in 2028?

Squash

400

These Olympic games were meant to be hosted in this city in 2020, but were instead pushed back a year due to the Pandemic. 


Tokyo

400

Due to a massive cheating scandal in 2020, athletes were banned from competing under the flag of this country.

What is Russia?

400

Horse enthusiasts would be sad to learn that there are no horses involved in this aquatic based sport with a similar name.

What is water polo?

400

The Olympic games supposedly got their namesake by being hosted in this city in Ancient Greece.

What is Olympia?

400

Did you know that traditionally this country's team always leads the procession of athletes?

The Greece/Greek team

500

In honor of their ancient roots, the first official Olympic games were hosted in 1896 in this city known as being the cultural epicenter of GREECE in its hayday.


Athens

500

This gymnast is known for her gold medals and helping the US in multiple Olympic games, but also for helping spread awareness about mental health after she dropped out mid-way through the 2020 Olympic games. Who am I?

Who is Simone Biles?

500

This combined track and field event was developed to include ten different events over two days and is based on the Greek word for TEN. 

What is the Decathlon?

500

Olympic medalists, much like a Greek Goddess, typically have this placed on their head as a symbol of victory

A Wreath/Olive Wreath

500

Did you know this city hosted BOTH the Summer and Winter games within 12 years of each other in 2008 and 2022?

What is Beijing?

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