Trivia Answers: Test Your Olympic Knowledge Day 1

How did you do? Here are the correct responses to our Olympic Trivia Quiz for Day 1.


1. Which famous literary and film character has been played by no less than four Olympians on screen?

  • King Kong
  • James Bond
  • Tarzan
  • Batman

Answer: Tarzan

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.

2. Which of these is no longer an Olympic event?

  • Golf
  • Fencing
  • Discus throw
  • Triple Jump

Answer: Golf.

It was an Olympic event in 1900 and 1904.

3. In 1904,  American George Eyser won three golds, two silvers and a bronze in gymnastics.Besides the number of medals he took home, what was remarkable about his achievement?

  • He had a glass eye
  • He had a wooden leg
  • He was blind
  • He was deaf

Answer: He won all these medals even though he had a wooden leg.

4. How many perfect 10s was Nadia Comaneci awarded with in the 1976 Olympics?

  • Five
  • Six
  • Seven
  • Eight

Answer: Seven

Come back to this Patch site tomorrow at 10 a.m. for Day 2 of our Olympic Trivia Quiz. See you then!

Jennifer Squires July 23, 2012 at 11:34 PM
I got three of four. How'd everyone else do?
Anne Ernst July 24, 2012 at 04:07 AM
Who remembers Nadia Comaneci getting all those golds? It was quite exciting at the time and I remember people talking about it a lot because it hadn't been done before.
Cathy P. July 24, 2012 at 02:19 PM
I only got 2 :(
Michelle Fitzsimmons July 24, 2012 at 04:35 PM
Try again today, Cathy!


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