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Olympic Quiz Questions


Check out our Summer and Winter Olympic quiz questions for friends and family to enjoy. For the best bar or pub quiz night, check out our free Olympic quizzes with sport trivia questions about Olympic events and Olympians.

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Olympic questions for the best quiz night!

Olympic Quiz Questions


  1. Which country won gold medal in 2012 for the men's double sculls rowing event?

  2. Who won the men's decathlon gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984?

  3. Foil, sabre and épée are the weapons used in which Olympic event?

  4. What is the longest Olympic swimming race for men?

  5. Are the Summer and Winter Olympics held within the same year?

  6. Which country hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics?

  7. What year was synchronized diving introduced as an Olympic Sport?

  8. What is 'Usain Bolt's' nickname?

  9. Muhammad Ali became an Olympic Gold Medalist in 1960 when he beat which Polish boxer?

  10. Which sport does 'David Storl' specialise in?

  1. Which rowing duo won Team GB's first gold medal at the 2012 Olympics?

  2. The USA has competed in every modern Olympic Games except one which was held in Moscow, what year was it?

  3. What nationality is the swimmer 'Hannah Stockbauer'?

  4. What was Nicola Adams the first female to achieve?

  5. Who scored the winning goal for the U.S. Olympic hockey team against the Soviets in the 1980 Olympics?

  6. Where were the 1988 Winter Olympics held?

  7. How many medals did Mark Spitz win during the 1972 Olympics?

  8. Which sport is 'Mariya Abakumova' associated with?

  9. Which two female athletes collided during the Summer Olympics of 1984?

  10. What does the Olympic motto 'Citius, Altius, Fortius' mean?