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Olympics Comprehension Quiz

You can do this comprehension quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Olympic Games pages.

1. The Ancient Olympics started around _____ years ago.

250
2,500
25,000
a) 250 b) 2,500 c) 25,000

2. Where were the Ancient Olympics held?

Rome
Athens
Olympia
a) Rome b) Athens c) Olympia

3. A Roman Emperor banned the Olympic Games in

189 BC
189 AD
389 AD
a) 189 BC b) 189 AD c) 389 AD

4. In 1896, the first Modern Olympics were held in

Athens
Rome
Olympia
a) Athens b) Rome c) Olympia

5. The two competitions are the Summer Olympics and the

Autumn Olympics
Winter Olympics
Spring Olympics
a) Autumn Olympics b) Winter Olympics c) Spring Olympics

6. The Summer and Winter Olympics are held in

different years
the same year
leap years
a) different years b) the same year c) leap years

7. The Paralympic Games are held shortly _____ the Olympic Games.

before
after
during
a) before b) after c) during

8. Which medal is awarded to an Olympic athlete who finishes in third place?

a copper medal
a silver medal
a bronze medal
a) a copper medal b) a silver medal c) a bronze medal

9. The Olympic Creed expresses the _____ of the Olympic Games.

regulations
spirit
cost
a) regulations b) spirit c) cost

10. According to the Olympic Creed, the most important thing is to

win
cheat
participate
a) image b) cheat c) participate

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