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Trivia: Test Your Olympic Knowledge, Part 5

The Summer Olympics just began, but how well do you really know the Games? All this week, Patch will post trivia questions to test your skills.

From Michael Phelps winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics to Nadia Comăneci receiving the first perfect 10 in 1976, there have been several unforgettable moments in Olympic history.

As hundreds of world-class athletes prep to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games getting under way, Patch is celebrating the start by posting Olympic trivia questions all this week.

Select your answers in the polls below (or post them in the comments below) We'll post the correct answers in the comments by 9 p.m. today

 1. Which country has won at least one gold medal in every Summer Games?

  • The United States
  • China
  • Australia
  • Great Britain

2. What colour of medal was presented to the winners in the first modern Olympics in 1896?

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Copper

3. Who won a gold medal for the 100 meter in 1924 and was featured in the film Chariots of Fire?

  • Usain Bolt
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Harold Abrahams
  • Steve Prefontaine

4. Which of these colors is not on the Olympics flag?

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Brown

 

Looking for a way to celebrate the Olympics locally? You can find local events for Olympic Fun Day on July 28 on the Let’s Move website, which has a page about how to set up your own local Olympics

Also check out our Directory and Events Calendar for listings of places where you can learn and participate in Olympic sports ranging from basketball to karate, gymnastics, swimming and more.

Sunde Farquhar July 29, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Watched the opening ceremony! I was flabbergasted, very impressive :)

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