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Olympics Quiz - Answers


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  • 1.
  • 2. Now it’s time for the answers !
  • 3. 1.Identify both & who is missing ?
  • 4. Answer
    They are Buster Crabbe & Herman Brix , they are few of the Olympians who portrayed Tarzan in films .
    The missing one isJohnny Wiesmuller !
  • 5. 2. What are they trying to recreate ? Why this in an Olympic quiz ?
  • 6. Answer
    They are recreating the TlatelolcoMarch which resulted in massacre and was happened just 10 days before the 1968 Mexico Olympics !
  • 7. 3.A 2008 event . Who were their famous husbands ?
  • 8. Answer
    Wives of Tommie Smith and John Carlos who received an Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2008 ESPY Awards honoring their action in the Mexico Olympics !
  • 9. 4.An ever lasting name in Olympic history . Who , Why ?
  • 10. Answer
    Dick Fosbury / Fosbury Flop
  • 11. 5.A text question about a inspirational Olympian!
    Four Months before an Olympics , his coach told him to start preparing for the Olympics coming after 4 years .But he wanted to compete in that year’s event itself , so he worked hard and achieved success in all national events . And competed in that year’s Olympics itself and became the youngest winner of that event .He won the gold medal in the next Olympics as well . He also acted in couple of films & TV series .
    Who ?
  • 12. Answer
    Bob Mathias
  • 13. 6.Two time gold medalist .What exactly was his claim to fame ?
  • 14. Answer
    KarolyTakacswho won two Olympic gold medals in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event even after his right hand got disabled .
  • 15. 7. The film,shares its name with a surfing song was filmed during an Olympics , the film also marked the last appearance of a legendary actor in a feature film. In the beginning of the film a thanking message was added to the hosting nation for putting up with them during the Olympics .Id the film & the Olympics .
  • 16. Answer
    Walk, Don't Run , the last known appearance of Cary Grant
    released during Tokyo 64
  • 17. 8.He is the inventor of a certain system . What’s his connection to Winter Olympics ?
  • 18. Answer
    MelvilDewey , inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club.
    Lake Placid best known as the two-time site of the Winter Olympics, in 1932 and 1980.
  • 19. 9. Thomas Hicks , Johnny Hayes & Frank Shorter are the only Americans to have won the Olympic Marathon .What ‘s so special about all these victories ?
  • 20. Answer
    In all these three instances the winner did not enter the stadium first
    Thomas Hicks : Fred Lorz
    Johnny Hayes :DorandoPietri
    Frank Shorter : Norbert Sudhaus
  • 21. 10.Who & what special privilege was given to her during an Olympics ?
  • 22. Answer
    Princess Anne of the UK was the only female competitor not to have to submit to a sex test in 1976 Montreal Olympics .
  • 23. 11.Why is this gesture memorable in Olympics history ?
  • 24. Answer
    This gesture is known as Bras d honneuror the arm of honour.In Poland this gesture is known as “GestKozakiewicza" named after the Polish pole vault jumper WladyslawKozakiewicz..who showed the gesture in 1980 Moscow Olympics to many soviet spectators after winning the gold .
  • 25. 12.A simple one to end with .Which port city has hosted the sailing events in a certain Olympics & was also the subject of a famous painting which resulted in naming an art movement ?
  • 26. Answer
    Le Havre , which hosted the sailing events of the 1900 Olympics & immortalized by Claude Monet work, Impression, soleil levantwhich in turnresulted in the naming of Impressionism !