Added by dkloth on Aug 1, 2012 1. When was the Olympic flag depicting five interconnected rings on a white background created? 1696 1888 1914 1950 2. What do these five rings symbolize? The 5 main languages The 5 significant continents The 5 significant colors The 5 original athletic competitions 3. The first flag was flown during which Olympic games? 1712 1888 1920 1952 4. What is the Olympic motto? Harder, Faster, Stronger Go For the Gold Swifter, Higher, Stronger Never Give Up, Never Surrender 5. True or False: The last Olympic gold medals that were made entirely out of gold were awarded in 1912. True False 6. The first opening ceremony was held in 1908. Where was it held? Beijing Rome Olympia London 7. How long is a marathon? 20 Miles and 415 Yards 25 Miles 26 Miles and 385 Yards 27 Miles 8. True or False: An Olympiad is a period of four successive years. True False 9. Who won the most medals at the first Olympic Summer Games in 1896? Greece Great Britain U.S.A. France 10. Who won the most gold medals in Beijing 2008? U.S.A. France China Great Britain 11. The first Olympics covered by U.S. television was the 1960 Summer Games in Rome by which major network? NBC ABC CBS TNT 12. True or False: No country in the Southern Hemisphere has ever hosted a Winter Games. True False 13. True or False: Three continents – Africa, South America, and Antarctica – have never hosted an Olympics. True False 14. Larrisa Latynina, a gymnast from the former Soviet Union, finished with the most medals in history before Phelps. How many? 16 18 20 22 17 15. How many years are between the Winter and Summer Olympics? 1 2 3 4 16. Who is the most decorated Olympian? Mark Spitz Carl Lewis Larissa Latynina Michael Phelps Related Clubs Olympics Comments Login or create an account to post comments! yippiehippie August 08, 2012 - 2:06pm this is such a great quiz! love the questions! kitty20045 August 14, 2012 - 11:04am funn! 100%!!!