Olympic Games questions This is a list of recently added questions about Olympic Games. Play Olympic Games quiz and see all the questions. There were 30 basketball tournaments at the Summer Olympics (women and men all together). How many gold medals has USA won?23. Both women and men teams have dominated basketball at the Summer Olympics winning 23 out of 30 possible gold medals. In 5 out of 7 remaining they finished second or third.Created by: Ninjaihard 45% 11111815156423231712929126basketball riddles » Why were 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam strongly criticised by Vatican?Women were allowed to participate in athletic competitions. The decision to include women in athletic competitions was widely criticised not only by the majority of the sport community, but also by Vatican.Created by: Ninjaihard 50% islamic countries were allowed to participateislamic countries were allowed to participate519women were allowed to participate in athletic competitionswomen were allowed to participate in athletic competitions1350Pope had a dispute with the King of NetherlandsPope had a dispute with the King of Netherlands399Vatican wasn't invited to the gamesVatican wasn't invited to the games408sports riddles » How many times Olympic Flame went out?5. So far the Olympic Flame went out 5 times. In 1976 in Montreal the fire went out due to intensive rain. In Athens in 2004 the flame went down on the historical stadium of 1896. During Beijing Games of 2008 it was gone due to "technical issues". During the relay to London in 2012 the flame got extinguished on a boat. On the relay to Sochi in 2013 fire went out at Red Square of Moscow.Created by: smyruvery hard 16% nevernever266113253323155162fire riddles » Until when were the ancient Olympic Games held?4th century AD. The olympic games were disbanded as "pagan rituals" shortly after Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. Theodosius the Great dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome and banned the Olympics in Ancient Greece. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 40% 10th century BC10th century BC7984th century BC4th century BC17071st century AD1st century AD13694th century AD4th century AD2608history of sport riddles » Which martial art is an Olympic sport next to judo?Taekwondo. Gyeorugi, a type of taekwondo sparring, has been an Olympic event since 2000. There have been attempts to introduce karate as Olympic sport as well. In the 117th IOC Session (July 2005), karate received more than half of the votes, but not the two-thirds majority needed to become an official Olympic sport.Created by: Sumit Tamangaverage 69% sumosumo1519kendokendo639taekwondotaekwondo6829muay thaimuay thai802martial arts riddles » Which country hosted the first modern day Olympic Games?Greece. The first Games held under the auspices of the IOC was hosted in the Panathenaic stadium in Athens in 1896. The Games brought together 14 nations and 241 athletes. Greek officials, the public and many of the athletest were so enthusiastic about the experience of hosting an Olympic Games, that they demanded that Athens be the permanent Olympic host city.Created by: Monica Stillervery easy 83% GreeceGreece10675FranceFrance816Great BritainGreat Britain680ItalyItaly552Athens riddles » Which country won the most medals in the alpine skiing competitions at the Olympic Games throughout the whole history?Austria. Of the total number of 397 medals awarded so far, Austria got 105, nearly twice as much as Switzerland, which comes second with 56 medals. Austrian dominance is not limited to the Olympic Games - Austrians won also nearly 30% of all Alpine Skiing World Cup races. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% SwitzerlandSwitzerland2847AustriaAustria10169NorwayNorway3982FranceFrance413winter sport riddles » Which Nordic country is not successful in the alpine skiing competitions?Finland. There are no places to practice alpine skiing in Finland, as the country is flat. In the whole history of the Olympic Games, Finland won only one medal (Tanja Poutiainen, silver in giant slalom in 2006).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% NorwayNorway1149SwedenSweden2235FinlandFinland9943All of them are equally successfullAll of them are equally successfull4500skiing riddles » Who won the battle of Marathon?Greeks. According to Herodotus, an Athenian runner named Pheidippides was sent to run from Athens to Sparta (225 km, 140 miles) to ask for assistance before the battle. Then, following the battle, the Athenian army marched quickly the 40 km (25 miles) to Athens, in order to head off the Persian forces. Later these two events became confused with each other, leading to a legendary but inaccurate story (first recorded by Plutarch in 1st century AD) of Pheidippides running from Marathon to Athens after the battle, to announce the Greek victory.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% GreeksGreeks10139PersiansPersians3049NobodyNobody692There was no such battleThere was no such battle1031history of Greece riddles » What was the position of Greece at the parade of nations during the opening ceremony of Olympic Games in Athens?Greece marched twice, both first and last. According to the tradition, Greece always walk first due to its historical status as the progenitor of the Olympics, while the host nation always marches last. Since in Athens Greece was also the host nation, they walked twice.Created by: Andy Sealyhard 46% Greece marched firstGreece marched first4043Greece marched lastGreece marched last1603Greece was the number 46Greece was the number 46501Greece marched twice, both first and lastGreece marched twice, both first and last5287Greece riddles » Play Olympic Games quiz and see all the questions.