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Question 1
From which city did the first Modern Olympics begin?
A
Paris
B
St. Moritz
C
Athens
D
London
Question 1 Explanation: 
C
Question 2
Which sport in the Olympics is played with stones and brooms?
A
Archery
B
Curling
C
Handball
D
Fencing
Question 2 Explanation: 
B
Question 3
Which gymnast was the first to score a perfect 10 seven times at the1976 Montreal Olympics?
A
Nadia Comaneci
B
Ludmilla Tourischev
C
Nellie Kim
D
Elena Mukhina
Question 3 Explanation: 
A
Question 4
What is the distance that the runners have to cover in the marathon race in the Olympics?
A
24 miles 555 yards
B
23 miles 455 yards
C
25 miles 335 yards
D
26 miles 385 yards
Question 4 Explanation: 
D
Question 5
What does the motto 'Citius, Altius, Fortius' of the Olympic Games mean?
A
Longer, Straighter, Stouter
B
Conservative, Resilient, Braver
C
Faster, Higher, Stronger
D
Higher,Thicker, Faster
Question 5 Explanation: 
C
Question 6
Which athlete won the Olympic marathon barefoot?
A
Onni Niskanen
B
Abebe Bikila
C
Kōkichi Tsuburaya
D
Emil Zátopek
Question 6 Explanation: 
B
Question 7
What do the rings on the Olympic Games flag represent?
A
Five continents of the world
B
Five countries of the world
C
Five oceans of the world
D
Five sports in the world
Question 7 Explanation: 
A
Question 8
Which country has the maximum tally in medals in the Olympics till the 2008 Beijing Olympics?
A
China
B
Russia
C
USA
D
France
Question 8 Explanation: 
C
Question 9
What are the 2016 Summer Olympics officially called?
A
Rio Olympics
B
Summer Olympics2016
C
Games of the XXXI
D
Rio Olympiad, 2016
Question 9 Explanation: 
C
Question 10
In which of these stadiums was the opening and closing ceremony of the Olympics 2016 held?
A
Olympic Stadium
B
Estádio São Januário
C
Rio Olympic Arena
D
Maracana Stadium
Question 10 Explanation: 
D
Question 11
In which country was the first winter Olympics held in 1924?
A
France
B
Norway
C
St. Moritz
D
Lake Placid
Question 11 Explanation: 
A
Question 12
Which sport has been introduced after 92 years in the Olympics 2016?
A
Beach Volley Ball
B
Canoe Slalom
C
Rugby
D
Fencing
Question 12 Explanation: 
C
Question 13
Ques-13 Which city will hold the Olympic Games 2020?
A
Barcelona
B
Moscow
C
Innsbruck
D
Tokyo
Question 13 Explanation: 
D
Question 14
Which Indian sportsperson was the flag bearer in the London Olympics 2012?
A
Sushil Kumar
B
Atanu Das
C
Dutee Chand
D
Khushbir Kaur
Question 14 Explanation: 
C
Question 15
How many Brazilian cities did the torch relay touch before reaching the venue?
A
300
B
250
C
400
D
150
Question 15 Explanation: 
A
Question 16
The Olympic mascot has been named after which famous personality?
A
Antônio Carlos Jobim
B
Toquinho
C
Vinicius de Moraes
D
Chico Buarque
Question 16 Explanation: 
C
Question 17
Which Olympic sport has the least amount of medal sets during the 2016 games?
A
Canoe Sprint
B
Rowing
C
Rugby
D
Archery
Question 17 Explanation: 
D
Question 18
What is the estimated cost of the 2016 Olympics Games?
A
11.25 billion
B
30 billion
C
51.25 billion
D
10.25 billion
Question 18 Explanation: 
A
Question 19
What is the number of the official mascots of the 2016 games?
A
1
B
2
C
5
D
7
Question 19 Explanation: 
B
Question 20
In the 2012 Olympics, how many medals did Canada get?
A
15
B
20
C
19
D
18
Question 20 Explanation: 
D
Question 21
American swimmer Michael Phelps has won 22 medals in the Olympics, how many out of these are gold?
A
15
B
18
C
20
D
12
Question 21 Explanation: 
B
Question 22
Which Canadian has won a medal in four consecutive Summer Olympic Games?
A
Eric Lamaze, equestrian
B
Lauren Wilkinson, rowing
C
Blythe Hartley,diving
D
Emilie Heymans, diving
Question 22 Explanation: 
D
Question 23
Which city has been host to the Summer Olympics for the maximum number of times?
A
Atlanta
B
Sydney
C
London
D
Beijing
Question 23 Explanation: 
C
Question 24
Where was the beach volleyball tournament held?
A
Copacabana Beach
B
Fort Copacabana
C
Clube dos Marimbás
D
Clube Naval Piraquê
Question 24 Explanation: 
A
Question 25
Which athletes compete in a velodrome?
A
Divers
B
Gymnasts
C
Cyclists
D
Weightlifters
Question 25 Explanation: 
C
Question 26
How many gold medals have been handed out at the 2016 Summer Olympics?
A
320
B
306
C
255
D
240
Question 26 Explanation: 
B
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