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  2. 2. Now it’s time for the answers !<br />
  3. 3. 1.Identify both & who is missing ?<br />
  4. 4. Answer<br />They are Buster Crabbe & Herman Brix , they are few of the Olympians who portrayed Tarzan in films .<br />The missing one isJohnny Wiesmuller !<br />
  5. 5. 2. What are they trying to recreate ? Why this in an Olympic quiz ?<br />
  6. 6. Answer<br />They are recreating the TlatelolcoMarch which resulted in massacre and was happened just 10 days before the 1968 Mexico Olympics !<br />
  7. 7. 3.A 2008 event . Who were their famous husbands ?<br />
  8. 8. Answer<br />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 ! <br />
  9. 9. 4.An ever lasting name in Olympic history . Who , Why ?<br />
  10. 10. Answer<br />Dick Fosbury / Fosbury Flop<br />
  11. 11. 5.A text question about a inspirational Olympian!<br />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 .<br />Who ?<br />
  12. 12. Answer<br />Bob Mathias<br />
  13. 13. 6.Two time gold medalist .What exactly was his claim to fame ?<br />
  14. 14. Answer<br />KarolyTakacswho won two Olympic gold medals in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event even after his right hand got disabled .<br />
  15. 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 .<br />
  16. 16. Answer<br />Walk, Don't Run , the last known appearance of Cary Grant<br />released during Tokyo 64<br />
  17. 17. 8.He is the inventor of a certain system . What’s his connection to Winter Olympics ?<br />
  18. 18. Answer<br />MelvilDewey , inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club.<br />Lake Placid best known as the two-time site of the Winter Olympics, in 1932 and 1980.<br />
  19. 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 ?<br />
  20. 20. Answer<br />In all these three instances the winner did not enter the stadium first <br />Thomas Hicks : Fred Lorz<br />Johnny Hayes :DorandoPietri<br />Frank Shorter : Norbert Sudhaus<br />
  21. 21. 10.Who & what special privilege was given to her during an Olympics ? <br />
  22. 22. Answer<br />Princess Anne of the UK was the only female competitor not to have to submit to a sex test in 1976 Montreal Olympics .<br />
  23. 23. 11.Why is this gesture memorable in Olympics history ?<br />
  24. 24. Answer<br />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 .<br />
  25. 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 ?<br />
  26. 26. Answer<br />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 !<br />