Quiz 009: Modern Olympics

Questions

01.)Who was is known as the father of the modern Olympic Games?

02.)It is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble. it hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the first modern Olympics in 1896 and was the venue for 4 of the 9 contested sports. What is the name of this stadium?

03.)In which French city the first ever winter Olympics held in 1924?

04.)By winning the Gold medal of 1896 Olympic Triple jump, this player become first modern Olympic champion. Who is he?

05.)She was an English female tennis player who won five singles titles at the Wimbledon Championships and in 1900 became Olympic champion. In winning in Paris on 11 July 1900, she became the first female Olympic tennis champion as well as the first individual female Olympic champion. Who is She?

06.)He was a Greek water-carrier who won the first modern-day Olympic marathon at the 1896 Summer Olympics. Following his victory, he was celebrated as a national hero. Who was he?

07.)He was a German athlete who won four Olympic titles in gymnastics and wrestling at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, becoming the most successful athlete at the inaugural Olympics of the modern era. Name him?

08.)He was an Australian athlete and tennis player who was Australia’s first Olympian, being its only representative in 1896, and the first Olympic champion in the 800 metres and the 1500 metres running events. Who is he?

09.)Who was the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event: the running long jump at the 1924 Paris Summer games?

10.)By winning a bronze medal in 1896 Olympics at 10 years 218 days he remains the youngest medalist and competitor in Olympic history. Name him?

Answers

  1. Pierre de Coubertin
  2. Panathenaic Stadium
  3. Chamonix
  4. James Brendan Connolly
  5. Charlotte Cooper
  6. Spyridon Louis
  7. Carl Schuhmann
  8. Edwin Flack
  9. William DeHart Hubbard
  10. Dimitrios Loundras

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