Free Printable Trivia Questions and Answers, Trivia Games and Other Resources for the Trivia Buff




Olympic Games Trivia Quiz

Sports Trivia Questions and Answers - Printable Sports Trivia

Click the question mark found beside each question for the answer.

1920 - A country was permitted to have more than one team entered into this event. When was the last time that tug of war was an official Olympic sport?

a. 1920
b. 1936
c. 1952
d. 1900

Athens - The first modern Olympics were hosted by Athens. Fourteen nations participated. Where were the first modern Olympics held?

a. London
b. Paris
c. Rome
d. Athens

Athletes taken hostage - Eleven coaches and athletes were killed along with a German police officer and five terrorists.What tragic event almost ruined the 1972 Olympics?

a. A plane crash
b. A boating accident
c. Athletes taken hostage
d. A bus accident

Larisa Latynina - Larisa was a Russian gymnast. She has 18 Olympic medals.Who holds the record for the most Olympic medals as of 2012?

a. Michael Phelps
b. Alexander Dityatin
c. Larisa Latynina
d. Mark Spitz

Swimming - Michael is going to compete at the 2012 games.Michael Phelps holds the current record (as of 2012) for the most gold medals at a single Olympic game. What sport did Michael compete in?

a. Gymnastics
b. Rowing
c. Sailing
d. Swimming

Beijing - The games ran from August 8th to the 24th.Where were the 2008 Olympic Summer Games held?

a. Beijing
b. Seoul
c. Tokyo
d. Montreal

One World, One Dream - Every Olympic Game has a unique motto.What was the motto of the Beijing games?

a. Inspire a Generation
b. Dare To Dream
c. The Celebration of the Century
d. One World, One Dream

USA - The USA has 1018 gold medals.Which country, as of 2010, has the most Olympic gold medals?

a. USA
b. China
c. Great Britain
d. Germany

776 BC - The 'Stade' race was the only event. The very first record of the Olympics was in what year?

a. 1558 BC
b. 1120
c. 440
d. 776 BC

Zeus - To honor Zeus, 100 oxen were sacrificed.The games were held as a tribute to which god?

a. Athena
b. Mars
c. Zeus
d. Pluto

USA - The USA has a combined total of 2548 medals.Which country has the most Olympic medals as of 2010?

a. Soviet Union
b. Germany
c. France
d. USA

Nine and Three-Fifth Seconds - The movie was released in 1925. It is about a sprinter.Which was the first movie to feature the Olympic Games?

a. Nine and Three-Fifth Seconds
b. The Olympic Hero
c. Charlie Chan as the Olympics
d. A Million to One

White - The other two rings are green and yellow.Which color is not one of the Olympic rings?

a. Blue
b. Red
c. White
d. Black

2000 - It was stolen as a prank in 1920. The thief had the flag in his suitcase for 77 years.The original Olympic flag disappeared in 1920. When did it reappear?

a. 2000
b. 1948
c. 1972
d. 1956

Pierre de Coubertin - Coubertin remained honorary president of the IOC until his death in 1937.Who is credited with starting the modern Olympic Games?

a. Pierre de Coubertin
b. Henri de Baillet-Latour
c. Thomas Arnold
d. Dr. William Penny Brookes

Printable Trivia Questions
Click Here For a Printable Version of This Quiz

Trivia Game Icon
Click Here to Play This Quiz Interactively


Related Quizzes:


Free trivia games





  Site Contents

Trivia Home
Trivia Questions Index
Daily Trivia Challenge
Daily Trivia Contest
Movie Quiz Challenge
TriviaChamp Blog
Id In Three Trivia
Topic Sleuth Trivia
Wordsearch Games
Fun Online Pranks
Christmas Fun Pages
Halloween Fun Pages
Thanksgiving Fun Pages
Pub Quiz Sheets
Video Trivia Games
Weird Trivia Facts
Add a Trivia Game
Leave Feedback
Privacy Policy
Site Map

  Trivia Categories

General Trivia
May 2016 Current Events Quiz
General Knowledge Trivia Questions E107
Kids Fun And Games Trivia Quiz II
Pop Culture Trivia Questions E70
General Knowledge Trivia Questions E106
More ...
Movie Trivia
Disney Movie Trivia Questions E7
War Movies Trivia Questions II
1971-1990 Best Picture Oscars Quiz
Movie Trivia Questions E43
Movie Villains Trivia Quiz
More ...
TV Shows Trivia
Merlin Season One Trivia Quiz
Classic TV Trivia Quiz
TV Show Trivia Questions E17
TV Show Trivia Questions E16
Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 2 Quiz
More ...
Music Trivia
Classic Rock Lyrics Trivia Quiz II
Music Trivia Questions E41
Dolly Parton Trivia Quiz
Willie Nelson Trivia Quiz
1970s Song Artist Matchup Quiz II
More ...
History Trivia
Kids History Trivia Questions
World War I Trivia Questions E2
What Happened First Trivia Quiz III
What Happened First Trivia Quiz II
History Trivia Questions E36
More ...
Geography Trivia
Kids People And Places Trivia Quiz
Switzerland Trivia Quiz
British Cities Trivia Quiz II
Geography Trivia Questions E28
Geography Trivia Questions E27
More ...
Science Trivia
Science Trivia Questions E30
Science Trivia Questions E29
Science Trivia Questions E28
Science Trivia Questions E27
Science Trivia Questions E26
More ...
Sports Trivia
Sports Trivia Questions E29
Sports Trivia Questions E28
Sports Trivia Questions E27
Cricket Trivia Quiz
Golf Trivia Questions E4
More ...
Kids Trivia
Disney Movie Trivia Questions E7
Kids Fun And Games Trivia Quiz II
Kids Fun And Games Trivia Quiz
Kids History Trivia Questions
Kids Trivia Questions E31
More ...
Language Trivia
Collective Terms Trivia Quiz II
Collective Terms Trivia Quiz
Languages Trivia Quiz
Language And Wordplay Quiz
Words And Wordplay Trivia Quiz
More ...
Literature Trivia
Literature Trivia Questions E9
Arts And Literature Trivia Questions E14
William Shakespeare Trivia Quiz II
Arts And Literature Trivia Questions E13
Literature Trivia Questions E8
More ...
Animal Trivia
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz II
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz
Animals Trivia Quiz E6
Kids Animal Trivia Questions
Polar Bear Trivia Quiz
More ...
Misc. Trivia
Halloween Trivia Quiz II
Booze Trivia Quiz II
Video Games Trivia Quiz E3
Fruits And Vegetables Trivia Quiz
Christmas Potpourri II
More ...