Ancient Greece Olympics
Present-Day Olympics
Literary Devices
Subject-Verb Agreement
Parts of Speech
100

In which country did the Olympics originate?

Greece

100

What do the top three winners of each event receive?

Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals

100

The literary devices seen here: "Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,/So do our minutes hasten to their end."

simile

100

Thirty-seven points per game (makes,make) an impressive year-end average, it was Jordan's in 1988.

makes

100

The definition of a noun

persons, places, things, or ideas

200

What colors are the Olympic rings?

Blue, yellow, black, green and red

200

How many Olympic events are there?

400

200

The literary device seen here: "Death shall not brag thou wander'st in his shade."

Personification

200

Jordan's statistics (justifies/justify) his fans' reaction.

Justify 

200

What are the adjectives: Susan became more and more tense as she studied for her parts of speech test.

tense and parts of speech

300

When were the first known Olympic games held?

776 B.C 

300

What do the Olympic rings symbolize?

the friendly competition across all nations

300

The literary device seen here: "The apple of my eye"

metaphor 

300

Five million dollars (is, are) a great deal of money, but many think an athlete of Jordan's caliber deserves that salary.

is

300

Find the preposition: Due to the storm, it was very difficult to walk against the wind.

against

400

What prize was given to winners of the Olympics in ancient Greece?

Olive branch crown

400

What do the colors of the rings represent?

The colors chosen for the logo are present in all the flags of the world

400

The literary device here: "She ran as fast as the wind"

hyperbole 

400

The audience (roars, roar) as Michael Jordan steps onto the court.

roars 

400

Find the verb: The teacher has corrected my poor grammar.

corrected

500

The ancient Greeks sacrificed which animal at the conclusion of the earliest Olympic games?

Oxen

500

What does the opening ceremony represent?

The history and culture of the country holding the games

500

The literary device seen here: The autumn leaves are a blanket on the ground.

imagery

500

Binoculars (help, helps) fans see this brilliant athlete close up as he passes and shoots.

help

500

Identify the part of speech of each word in the sentence. Someone usually scolds the cutter and sends him or her to the end of the line.

What is someone (noun), usually (adverb), scolds (verb), the (article), cutter (noun), and (conjunction), sends (verb), him (pronoun), or (conjunction), her (pronoun), to (preposition), the (article), end (noun), of (preposition), the (article), line (noun)

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