Ancient Olympic Era
Olympics in Canada
Summer Olympics
Winter Olympics
Early Day Modern Olympics
100

What country did the Olympics originate from?

 What is Greece?

100

What year did Canada start participating in the Olympics?

What is 1900?

100

Who was the last host city/country to host the summer Olympics in 2016?

What is Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

100

Name one of the most popular winter sports in Canada

What is Hockey?

100

What city in Greece were the first modern Olympics?

What is Athens?

200

What was the name of the first Olympian Champion during the Ancient Olympics?

Who is Coroebus?

200

How many times was Canada the host country of the Olympics? (Extra $50 bonus: Name the year, host city and what kind of Olympics for each time Canada hosted the Olympics)

3 times (BONUS ANSWER: Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics, Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics)

200

What city in Canada was the only city ever in the country to host the summer games? (BONUS $50: What year did it take place?)

Montreal in 1976

200

What year did the first Winter Olympics take place? (EXTRA $50 BONUS: Who was the host city and country?)

1924 in Chamonix, France

200

What was the first host city and country to host the Olympics outside of Greece? (EXTRA $50 bonus what year did it take place?)

What is Paris, France? 1900

300

Who was responsible for banning pentathlon resulting in the ban of the Olympic Games for over 1,000 years?

Who is Theodusis?

300

Approx. how many Canadian Olympic athletes will participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this year? (Extra $50 BONUS: how many male and female athletes will attend the Olympics this year?)

319 athletes (124 males and 189 female)

300

Name the eight time gold medallist from Jamaica who currently holds the record in the 100 metre, 200 metre and 4x100 metre relay?

Who is Usain Bolt?

300

How many times has Canada hosted the winter Olympics? (EXTRA $50 BONUS: Name the years each city hosted)

2 times (once in Calgary in 1988 and once in Vancouver in 2010)

300

What was the name of the stadium the first Olympic modern Olympic games took place? 

 What is Pantheniac stadium?

400

The ancient Olympics were held every four years, it took place during a religious festival to honour what Greek god?

 Who is Zeus?

400

In the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic games, which player on Team Canada scored during overtime against the U.S to win gold?

Who is Sydney Crosby?

400

Which country has hosted the most summer games?

What is the United States

400

Which country has hosted the most winter Olympic games?

What is the United States

400

Who created the Olympic logo that is still in use today?(EXTRA $50 BONUS: What year was the logo designed in?)

Who is Baron de Coubertin? 1912

500

What was the exact time period when the Olympics didn’t occur? (This was briefly mentioned on yesterday’s PowerPoint)

391 AD - 1896 AD

500

Since Canada started participating in the Olympic Games, how many medals have they won in total? (Extra $50 bonus How many gold, silver and bronze has Canada won each?)

501 medals in total. 

137 gold

166 silver

198 bronze

500
Which country has won the most gold medals in the summer Olympics? (EXTRA $50 BONUS: How many gold medals have they won exactly?
What is the United States... they have won a total of 1,022 gold medals since they begun participating in the summer Olympics!
500

How many medals has Canada won in total in the winter Olympic games?

199 medals

500

What was the name of Canada's very first Olympic gold medallist?

Who is George Orten?
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