QUIZ: Summer Olympics by FPL_Staff July 7, 2021 By FPL_LaurenH The 2020 Summer Olympics are being held July 23 – August 8, 2021 in Tokyo. Do you have what it takes to win gold in our Olympic trivia? * indicates a required fieldWhich US cities have hosted the Summer Olympics? * RequiredLos Angeles, St. Louis, and AtlantaDenver, Salt Lake City, and TampaFort Worth, Boston, and AtlantaSacramento, St. Louis, and TulsaPhilip Noel-Baker is the only person to have won both an Olympic medal and what other prize? * RequiredPulitzerGolden GlobeNobel Peace PrizeGrammyWhich nation is the only one to have won at least one gold medal at every summer games? * RequiredUnited StatesJapanRussiaGreat BritainHow many athletes have won gold medals for multiple countries? * Required12370Who was the first Olympian to compete with a prosthetic limb? * RequiredGeorge Eyser of the United StatesOscar Pistorius of South AfricaMarkus Rehm of GermanyKelly Cartwright of AustraliaWhat was special about Margaret Ives Abbott's Olympic win? * RequiredShe was the first American woman to win a medalShe didn't know she was competing in the OlympicsShe thought she was in a random golf tournamentAll of the aboveOscar Gomer Swahn of Sweden was the oldest person to win an Olympic medal. How old was he? * Required67724684Dimitrios Loundras of Greece was the youngest person to win an Olympic medal. How old was he? * Required14121015The 1900 Olympics was a historic year. Which of these events did not occur? * RequiredIt was the first-year women were allowed to compete.The first Black athlete competed and won gold.Soccer was introduced as an Olympic sport.The United States boycotted the Olympics.One of the longest Olympic events occurred at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm when wrestlers Alfred Asikainen of Finland and Martin Klein of Russia wrestled for: * Required12 hours and 7 minutes11 hours and 40 minutes10 hours and 32 minutes5 hours and 14 minutesWhat time period were painters, sculptors, architects, writers, and musicians able to compete in the Olympics? * Required1912-19481888-19041896-19161760-1892The 1972 Olympics in Munich had the first Olympic mascot. What type of animal was Waldi? * RequiredBadgerWild HogDachshundRed FoxWhich of these athletes did not compete at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm? * RequiredJim ThorpeDuke KahanamokuPat McDonaldMichael JohnsonMichael Phelps is the most decorated Olympic athlete with 28 medals. Larisa Latynina from the former Soviet Union is the next most decorated with how many medals? * Required22182612The 1980 summer Olympics in Moscow were widely boycotted. What was the name of the alternative games that were held in Philadelphia? * RequiredLiberty Bell ClassicFestival of Brotherly LoveThe Benjamin Franklin ClassicAmateur Athlete GamesNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Close Can you tell me more about this webform submission? The contents of this webform are sent to library staff via email. We recommend that you do not submit confidential information (like your library card number, passwords or credit card information). If you need to share confidential information with library staff, we suggest that you use other channels of communication, such as the telephone.Visit our Privacy Statement, opens in a new window, opens a new window to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. This information will be submitted via email. Learn More about sending data over email.