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πŸ˜ƒ Atlympic Trivia

Bridget Community Manager Jul 23, 2021

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Hello Atlympians!

We played a fun round of trivia this morning at the Opening Ceremonies - see how many of the question you can guess correctly!

Post your answers in the comments below - I'll publish the answer key in a few days!

The oldest Olympic athlete was Oscar Swahn, a 72 year old Swedish man. What sport did he play in the 1920 Olympics?

A. Track + Field

B. Swimming

C. Shooting

D. Rowing

All of these sports but one have been included in the Olympics at some point in history. Which doesn’t belong?

A. Club swinging

B. Jumping rope

C. Swimming obstacle race

D. Tug of War

What country is the only nation to have won at least one gold medal at every Summer Games?

A. Great Britain

B. USA

C. India

D. Sweden

Mary Abbott and her mother, Margaret, competed at the 1900 Olympics in the same sport. What sport did they compete in?

A. Lawn tennis

B. Swimming

C. Archery

D. Golf

What is the wildest thing to ever have happened at the Olympics?

A. Athletes massacred live pigeons instead of using clay pigeons

B. A marathoner hopped in a car for the second half of the race

C. A taekwondo competitor kicked a judge in the head on purpose

D. A rower paused in the middle of a race to let ducks swim by

 

Good luck! ✨

 

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Bridget Community Manager Aug 11, 2021

So many of you were SO close!!! 

Here are the answers:

1. C

2. B

3. A

4. D

5. TRICK QUESTION _ all of the above!!

Question 5 was really tricky :D So i guess there is no prize for those of us who answered correctly other questions? wink

Like β€’ # people like this

1 C

2 B

3 A

4 D

5 A

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Squirrel!!  cheeky  

Fascinating article about Margret & Mary Abbott (question 4) here:  https://usopm.org/an-unknowing-historymaker-margaret-abbott-was-the-first-american-female-to-be-an-olympic-champion/

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  1. C
  2. B
  3. A
  4. D
  5. A

We will try our luck.... πŸ€žβ˜˜οΈ

1. C
2. C
3. A
4. D
5. D

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Ok, let's try :) C, B, A, D, D

I have nooo idea..🀷 but here are my guesses:

  1. C
  2. B
  3. B
  4. D
  5. D (I really want to believe that 😍)

C, A, A, B, D

C,D,C,D,C πŸ˜‰

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C, B, A, D, D

Based on the questions I can certainly tell that I have no idea about any of them so here is my guess

  1. C
  2. C
  3. B
  4. A
  5. C
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C, C, D, D, B

... although most of the answers seem feasible!

Thanks @Bridget  for this trivia today. It would be great if we continue this every week for fun.

I am not answering here as I was there in the opening ceremony.

Cheers

Suvradip

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