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Commonwealth Games Quiz

Below is a short quiz about the Commonwealth Games. You will find more details about the answers in the section on the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games Quiz

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1. At the Cardiff Games in 1958, a Commonwealth Games tradition began - what was it?
  • Athletes singing 'God Save the Queen' at the opening ceremony
  • The Queen's baton relay
  • Releasing doves of peace
2. Which of these sports has never been on the Commonwealth Games program?
  • Judo
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
3. Where was the first Games held?
  • Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Hamilton, Canada
  • Wellington, New Zealand
4. Complete the Games motto. "Humanity, Equality, ... "
  • Harmony
  • Gallantry
  • Destiny
5. What was the Games called between 1954 and 1966?
  • British Empire Games
  • British Commonwealth Games
  • British Empire and Commonwealth Games
6. An 'unofficial' Commonwealth Winter Games was held from 1958-1970. Where was it held?
  • St. Moritz, Switzerland
  • Kitzbühel, Austria
  • Chamonix, France
7. At the 1930 Commonwealth Games, women only competed in which events?
  • Athletics
  • Swimming/Diving
  • Lawn Bowls
8. Full medal events for disabled athletes was introduced at which Games?
  • 1998 Kuala Lumpur
  • 2002 Manchester
  • 2006 Melbourne
9. Since the first Games in 1930, which country has led the medal count the most times?
  • Australia
  • England
  • Canada
10. In what year were team sports allowed for the first time?
  • 1990 Auckland
  • 1998 Kuala Lumpur
  • 2006 Melbourne

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