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1 History of the Olympic games Olympic games in Beijing Victories 12345

2 When were the first Ancient Olympic Games held? 776 BC 176 BC 555 BC

3 You are right! The first Ancient Olympic Games were held in 776 BC and the last in 393 AD when Emperor Theodosius I abolished them!

4 You are wrong! Try again! You are wrong! Try again!

5 Who was the Greek god honoured by the Ancient Olympic Games? Pelops Perseus Zeus

6 Excellent! Everybody knows the setting for the Olympic Games – the great Sanctuary of Zeus in Olympia! Excellent! Everybody knows the setting for the Olympic Games – the great Sanctuary of Zeus in Olympia!

7 You are wrong! Try again! You are wrong! Try again!

8 In which year were the very first modern Olympic Games held and where? 1900, Paris 1900, Paris 1892, Athens 1892, Athens 1896, Athens 1896, Athens

9 I`m proud of you! The very first modern Olympic Games were held in A wealthy Greek architect donated a million drachmas to restore the Panathenaic Stadium for the Olympic Games, and the first race of the modern Olympic Games was won by American student, James Connolly. I`m proud of you! The very first modern Olympic Games were held in A wealthy Greek architect donated a million drachmas to restore the Panathenaic Stadium for the Olympic Games, and the first race of the modern Olympic Games was won by American student, James Connolly.

10 You are wrong! Try again! You are wrong! Try again!

11 In which of the following three years were the Olympic Games not held? 1916, 1940 and , 1940 and , 1936 and , 1936 and , 1940 and , 1940 and 1944

12 Fine! Every four years celebrated an Olympiad, and even the Games that were cancelled due to WWI and WWII. 1916, 1940, and 1944, counted as Olympiads. Fine! Every four years celebrated an Olympiad, and even the Games that were cancelled due to WWI and WWII. 1916, 1940, and 1944, counted as Olympiads.

13 You are wrong! Try again! You are wrong! Try again!

14 In which year of the Modern Olympics were the Winter Games added?

15 Well done! The Winter Games were added in 1924 with skating, skiing, the bobsled, the luge, the toboggan, ice hockey, and the biathlon (skiing and shooting) included. After 1992, the Winter and Summer Games were not held in the same calendar year. The Winter Games were held after a two-year interval, in 1994, and then every four years after that. P.S. luge, toboggan - одиночные сани, санный спорт. Well done! The Winter Games were added in 1924 with skating, skiing, the bobsled, the luge, the toboggan, ice hockey, and the biathlon (skiing and shooting) included. After 1992, the Winter and Summer Games were not held in the same calendar year. The Winter Games were held after a two-year interval, in 1994, and then every four years after that. P.S. luge, toboggan - одиночные сани, санный спорт.

16 You are wrong! Try again! You are wrong! Try again!

17 What is an informal name of the Olympic Stadium in Beijing? ? ?

18 Bird`s Nest

19 What was the mascot of this Olympic games? P.S. mascot – a person, animal, or thing considered to bring good luck. What was the mascot of this Olympic games? P.S. mascot – a person, animal, or thing considered to bring good luck. ? ?

20 Five nice creatures are called Fuwa. Each of Fuwa has a rhyming two-syllable name - a traditional way of expressing affection for children in China. Beibei is the Fish, Jingjing is the Panda, Huanhuan is the Olympic Flame, Yingying is the Tibetan Antelope and Nini is the Swallow. Five nice creatures are called Fuwa. Each of Fuwa has a rhyming two-syllable name - a traditional way of expressing affection for children in China. Beibei is the Fish, Jingjing is the Panda, Huanhuan is the Olympic Flame, Yingying is the Tibetan Antelope and Nini is the Swallow.

21 What was the number of this Games? ? ?

22 Their number was XXIX

23 Which country won the most total medals? ? ?

24 It was the USA – the first in the rank by total – 110! But it didn`t become a champion, because China took much more gold medals! It was the USA – the first in the rank by total – 110! But it didn`t become a champion, because China took much more gold medals!

25 In which place did Great Britain finish? ? ?

26 Great Britain took the forth place.

27 Sportsman of which country won the gold medal for the Men`s Marathon and was awarded during the closing ceremony?

28 Wansiru Samuel Kamau from Kenya set a new Olympic record of 2 hours and 5.32 minutes.

29 In which event did both men and women teams from the USA win gold medals?

30 Basketball

31 In which event did Russian sportswomen take all the medals?

32 Tennis: Elena Dementyeva – gold, Dinara Safina – silver, Vera Zvonareva – bronze.

33 Which athlete won the Women`s Pole Vault and broke the only world`s record in Russia team ?

34 Elena Isinbaeva

35 In which event did Chinese women take all the medals?

36 Table tennis


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