Olympic-sized trivia

25th June 2004 at 01:00
What Olympic sport might involve a Naked Strangle? Which Olympic Marathon runner won the gold medal after being given strychnine? When was cricket an Olympic sport? All these questions are answered in the Flaming Olympics Quiz Book. Interspersed with dozens of cheerful cartoons, the text weaves its way through 100 pages of light-hearted trivia. The wacky facts are predominantly drawn from athletics, but there's coverage of sports from riding to wrestling. Young runners will be relieved that the ancient Greek custom of flogging false starters has been discontinued. The Flaming Olympics Quiz Book (ISBN 439 97749 5), pound;4.99, Scholastic.

www.scholastic.co.uk

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now