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The custom of gold-silver-bronze for the first three places started in which Olympics ?

1900
1904
1908
1912

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The custom of gold-silver-bronze for the first three places dates from the 1904 games. In Previous Olympics, the winner was awarded by a Silver Medal.

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In which Olympic Games medals, Cassioli's design was on one side while a custom design by the host city on the reverse ?

1896-2000
1896-2008
1972-2000
1972-2008

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Cassioli's design showed a Roman amphitheatre for what was originally a Greek games.

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Which Olympic games were last in which Olympic medals were made of pure solid gold ?

1912
1916
1920
1924

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The last series of Olympic medals to be made of solid gold were awarded at the 1912 Olympic games in Sweden.

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In Olympic Gold Medals, what is the minimum silver mix ?

73.00%
82.50%
87%
92.50%

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Olympic Gold medals are required to be made from at least 92.5% silver, and must contain a minimum of 6 grams of gold.

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All Olympic medals must be at least __________ in diameter and 3mm thick. Fill in this blank.

60mm
70mm
80mm
90mm

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Minting the medals is the responsibility of the Olympic host.

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The winners at 1900 Olympic games were awarded by a

Bronze Medal
Cups & trophies
Cash Money
Silver Medal

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In 1900, most winners received cups or trophies instead of medals

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Olympic medal design Trionfo was designed by which country sculptor ?

France
Italy
USA
Australia

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Italian sculptor Giuseppe Cassioli named his Olympic medal design Trionfo. First used in 1928, the design was used for many successive Summer Olympic Games

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For how many years, the Trionfo design was used in Olympic medals ?

30 Years
40 years
50 years
60 years

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The design used for 40 years until the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich became the first Games with a different design for the reverse side of the medal

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In which Olympic Games, mythological twins Castor and Pollux were first featured on the Medals ?

1938
1962
1972
1988

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The 1972 design was created by Gerhard Marcks, an artist from the Bauhaus, and features mythological twins Castor and Pollux. Since then the Organising Committee of the host city has been given the freedom of the design of the reverse, with the IOC giving final approval.

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Starting which Olympic game, the Organising Committee of the host city has been given the freedom of the design of the reverse of medal, with the IOC giving final approval.

1896
1936
1948
1972

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The 1972 design was created by Gerhard Marcks, an artist from the Bauhaus, and features mythological twins Castor and Pollux. Since then the Organising Committee of the host city has been given the freedom of the design of the reverse, with the IOC giving final approval.

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