The Olympic Games Quiz
Quiz about the Modern Olympics
From their start to today’s modern games, this quiz about the Olympic games has ten tough questions randomly pulled from a more extensive set of questions.
You can answer all questions correctly with a genuine sports interest and some history knowledge. However, it is a challenging quiz.
What is the Olympic Games?
As you probably already know, the games were inspired by different competitions held in the ancient Greece.
The modern Olympics is a leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter competitions in which thousands of athletes worldwide participate. The Olympic Games are the world’s foremost sports competition. Usually, the Olympic Games are held every four years. Summer and Winter Olympics alternate every two years in these four years.
In the beginning, no professional athletes were allowed to participate. Still, the exclusion of professionals caused many controversies throughout the modern Olympics. The Olympic Games also had their fair share of controversies, scandals, and boycotts.
How many of them do you think you remember?
Athletes from five nations, Australia, France, Great Britain, Greece, and Switzerland, have competed in all Summer Olympics.
Athletes from 14 nations, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic (Czechoslovakia), Finland, France, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Slovakia (Czechoslovakia), Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States, have participated in all Winter Games (up to 2022).
Do you know which country has walked away with the most gold medals? Or which athlete has been awarded the most?