Olympic Games History Quiz

Below is a short quiz about Olympic History. Once you select an answer for each question, click 'get score' for your results. You will find more details about the answers in the information elsewhere on this site.



Olympic Games History Quiz

1. What was the first team sport to be added to the Olympics?
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Baseball
2. In what year did it become illegal for athletes at the Olympic Games to use drugs to enhance their performance during competition?
  • 1912
  • 1956
  • 1967
  • 1979
3. The first black athlete to compete at the Olympics was from which country?
  • USA
  • Australia
  • France
  • Italy
4. Which of these countries has won at least one gold medal at every modern Olympic Games?
  • Great Britain
  • USA
  • Greece
  • Australia
5. Which is the only sport created specifically for the Olympic Games?
  • Biathlon
  • Pole Vault
  • Modern Pentathlon
  • Team Handball

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