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Winter Olympics – Questions



Highlight the correct answer for each question.




1)  Where, and when were the first Winter Olympic Games held?

  1. a)  1924 – Olympia, Greece b) 1944 – Chamonix, France
  2. c) 1924 – Chamonix, France d)  2022 – Beijing, China


2) Which two years were the Winter Olympics NOT held?

  1. a) 1928 and 1932 b)  1998 and 2002
  2. c)  1840 and 1844 d) 1940 and 1944


3) Why were the Olympic Games not held those years?

  1. a) They ran out of snow b) World War II
  2. c) World War I d) Covid-19


4) Which current sport is descended from the discontinued sport “Military Patrol” ?

  1. a)  Beihai Park b)  Tiantan Park
  2. c)  Tiananmen Square d)  Cornwall Park


5)  What are the FIVE original sports of the Winter Olympics?

  1.  bobsleigh,
  2.  curling
  3.   ice hockey,
  4.  Nordic skiing
  5.  figure skating


6) After being made the hosts of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, what was Beijing the first city to do?

 to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics. 


7) The Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 were held between which dates ?

How many days is that?


 4 February and 20 February 16 days


8) Which Winter Olympic Sport would you like to compete in? Explain why you chose this sport.




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