Olympic Trivia: Answers
As we get ready for the Olympics opening ceremonies later this week, Patch will post trivia questions to test your knowledge. Here are the answers.
As hundreds of world-class athletes prepare to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games beginning July 27, Patch is celebrating the start of the games by posting Olympic trivia questions all this week.
Below are the answers to this week's trivia questions. New trivia will be posted each morning through July 28 and the answers will be updated daily at 6 p.m.
- Johnny Weismuller, who won two swimming gold medals in 1924 and in 1928.
- Buster Crabbe, who won a swimming bronze in 1928.
- Hermann Brix, who won silver in the shot put in 1928.
- Glen Morris, who took gold in the decathlon in 1936.
Q2. Golf - It was an Olympic event in 1900 and 1904.
Q3. He won all these medals even though he had a wooden leg
Q1. Dr. Benjamin Spock. He won the gold for rowing in 1924.
Q2. 26.3 miles
Q3. Muhammad Ali
Check back for more questions and answers tomorrow for round three of Olympics trivia!
Q1. Madrid. Moscow hosted in 1980, Seoul in 1988 and Melbourne in 1956.
Q1. Great Britian
Q3. Harold Abrahams
Q1. The Greek team
Q4. Tug of war
Looking for a way to celebrate the Olympics locally? You can find local events for Olympic Fun Day on July 28 on the Let’s Move website, which has a page about how to set up your own local Olympics.