The Olympic Games Quiz

This resource contains a fully editable 75 question PowerPoint quiz on the Olympic Games. There are 3 multiple choice answers.

The quiz can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. Please note: the answers can be found by clicking on the Olympic rings image on the bottom right-hand corner of each slide. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. An answer sheet is provided to allow individuals / teams to record their answers.

Sample questions:

What was the only event at the first Olympics in 776BC?
How many rings are there on the Olympic flag?
In which event was a new technique used by American athlete Dick Fosbury?
What is Usain Bolt’s Olympic Record time for the 100 metres?
The ‘J’ approach and the ‘flared’ approach are associated with which event?
At which Olympic opening ceremony did a man fly into the central stadium on a jet pack?
Who decides where the Olympic games will be held ?
Where did Usain Bolt first do his ‘To Di World’ pose?

You may also be interested in an accompanying PowerPoint presentation:

The Olympic Games Presentation

This is a fully editable 90-slide PowerPoint presentation on the Olympic Games.

The PowerPoint focuses on:

• How the Olympics began, why they were held, events that took place, banning of games by Theodosius I, revival of games by Baron Pierre de Coubertin in 1896, the Olympic logo, the ‘Olympic Creed’ and the ‘Olympic Motto - ’ Cistius, Fortius, Altius’, the New Olympic Games in Athens -events, the competitors, medals, absence of women from the first games.

• Inclusion of women in 1900 Paris Games, info on 28 sports in Rio Games, notable Olympic achievements - Usain Bolt’s Olympic records, Michael Phelps - most ‘decorated’ Olympian, Bob Beaman’s’ long jump record, interesting facts -Japanese runner who took 54 years to do marathon, longest ever wrestling match, stadiums & venues at Rio, significance of the Rio symbols, Olympic flame & torch,

The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to

  • Bolt’s Olympic record-breaking 100m run London '12
  • Beaman’s long jump
  • Dick Fosbury’s high jump

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Created: May 16, 2016

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