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Trivia: Test Your Olympic Knowledge Day 4

The Summer Olympics have begun. How well do you know the Games? All this week, Patch is posting trivia questions to test your knowledge.


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 prepare to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games beginning July 27, Patch is celebrating the start of the games by posting Olympic trivia questions all this week.

Make your best guesses and post them in the comments below. We'll post the correct answers at 4 p.m. today.

 

1. Which of these colors is not on the Olympic flag?

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Brown

 

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

  • The United States
  • China
  • Australia
  • Great Britain

 

3. What color of medal was presented to the winners at the first modern Olympics in 1896?

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Copper

 

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

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

 

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.

 

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