Olympic Games Trivia Questions & Answers

1.What extra piece of equipment are Olympic boxers required to wear that professional fighters don't use?

2.What is the name of the soccer team that represents Australia at the Olympic Games?

3.Which country continued their domination of Olympic boxing in 2004 with another ten medal haul including five gold medals?

4.In which country did the Winter Olympic Games open on 7th February 1998?

5.Which sprinter lost his gold medal at the 1988 Olympic Games after testing positive for steroids?

6.Andrew 'Boy' Charlton, Murray Rose, John Konrads, Bob Windle, Kieren Perkins and Grant Hackett have all won Olympic gold for Australia in which event?

7.Which country won gold in the women's basketball event at successive Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004?

8.Which snooker player carried the Olympic torch in 1956?

9.How many lanes does an Olympic standard swimming pool have?

10.What was the name of the terrorist group that launched an attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics?

11.What is the length of an Olympic sized swimming pool?

12.What is the name of the Olympic sport which is a martial art derived from Jujitsu?

13.What are the Olympics for athletes with disabilities called?

14.How many rings appear in the logo of the Olympic Games?

15.With which sport would you associate the British Olympic gold medallist Christopher Dean who was born on 27th July 1958?

16.Who wore golden running shoes at the 1996 Olympic games in Atlanta?

17.How many gold medals did Carl Lewis win in total at the Olympics?

18.Where were the Olympic games held that marked the first time that Canada won more gold medals and more medals overall than did the United States?

19.Lord Burghley won Olympic gold in the 1928 400m hurdle event - where was the governor of?

20.Which 'S' hosted the 1912 Olympic games?

21.Which event saw most positive drug tests in the Athens Olympics?

22.In which European capital where the 1900 summer Olympic games held?

23.What nickname do former Olympic Champion and Heavyweight contender Audley Harrison use?

24.The first Winter Olympic Women's Ice Hockey tournament was held in 1998, in which country?

25.Which tennis star won the Olympic gold medal in 1988?

26.Traces of which banned substance caused Alain Baxter to be stripped of his Olympic bronze medal?

27.Tessa Sanderson broke the World record at the 1984 Olympics in which sport?

28.In what year did London first host the Olympic Summer Games?

29.American athlete Bob Beamon shattered the world record at which event in the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City?

30.Which sport was re-introduced into the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games after a hiatus of 64 years?

31.In which year did Olga Korbett win three Olympic Golds?

32.The great Dutch athlete Fanny Blankers-Koen, who died on 25th January 2004, won four gold medals at which Olympic Games?

33.In what year did Los Angeles first host the Olympic Summer Games?

34.Over what distance did Ewan Thomas and Roger Black win silver in the 1996 Olympic relay?

35.British swimmer Adrian Moorhouse, who was born on 24th May 1964, won Olympic gold at which Olympic Games?

36.On 4th February 1924, which country won the most medals at the first Winter Olympics held in Chamonix, France?

37.Which Olympic Skater of the 1930s became Hollywood's highest-paid star in 1938?

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