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1) The Olympic rings cover every flag in the world because: a) the circles symbolize unity b) in Ancient Greek these colours mean "flag". c) 1 of the 5 colours appear in every flag in the world. 2) Who covered the Olympics as a reporter? a) Gandhi b) Martin Luther King c) Nelson Mandela 3) The first black athlete who won a marathon...  a) was blind. b) had never won a competition before. c) ran barefoot (i.e. without shoes) 4) The top prize at the first modern Olympics was: a) an award. b) a silver medal. c) a pink ribbon. 5) In 1900, in France, winners got... a) a painting. b) a statue of the Eiffel Tower. c) a perfume 6) The youngest Olympian ever was a Greek gymnast in 1896. He was.. a) 1 b) 14 c) 16 d) 18 7) The eldest Olympian was a Swedish shooter in the 1920. He was... a) 61 b) 72 c) 83 d) 55 8) How many continents have never hosted an Olympics? a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 6 9) In 2012, how many athletes competed in London? a) 5.412 b) 10.490 c) 12.697 10) There were...... competitions in 2012: a) 156 b) 238 c) 302 d) 86 11) How many policeofficers were working then? a) 500 b) 5.000 c) 12.000 12) How many extra people came to London? a) 6 million b) 4 million c) 2 million 13) Which sports are not part of the Olympics Games? a) shooting, swimming b) diving, horse riding, fencing c) cricket, polo, sailing 14) The early Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival from: a) 776 B.C. until 393 A.D. b) 516 B.C. until 143 A.D. c) 358 B.C. until 52 A.D. 15) Which monument is not in London? a) Cleopatra's Needle b) Milenium Dome c) Stonehenge

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