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In which year were the first Modern Olympics held?

1768
1896
1902
1935

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The Modern Olympics were first held in 1896 in Athens, Greece.

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Name the person who has won the maximum number of total career Olympic medals ?

Jaeery Son bale
Mike Tyson
Michael Phelps
Larisa Latynina


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What is the official distance of a Marathon ?

42.195 kilometres
40.195 kilometres
38.195 kilometres
48.195 kilometres

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The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards). The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon (the namesake of the race) to Athens.

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At what frequency are the Olympic Games held ?

Every 3 years
Every 4 years
Every 5 years
Every 6 years

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The Summer Olympic Games have been held every 4 years starting 1896, the exception being 1916, 1940 and 1944 when the games were cancelled due to World Wars.

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Who is considered as the father of the modern Olympic Games ?

Suzane De esla
Desin de brosla
Desin de Ducama
Pierre de Coubertin

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He was a French pedagogue and historian, founder of the International Olympic Committee, and considered father of the modern Olympic Games.

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Where in Greece is the Olympic Flame lit as per tradition ?

Olympia
Diathlon
Athens
Jamaix

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Which country won the most number of Gold Medals in the first Olympic games of Athens, Greece ?

France
Germany
Greece
USA

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USA won 11 Gold Medals. Greece was on top if we count all medals count with 46 medals.

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Female athletes were not allowed to compete in the First Olympic games, yet one woman ran the marathon course. What was her name ?

Devi Bicala
Jessy Siandra
Dimple Goerge
Stamata Revithi

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She was a Greek woman who ran the 40-kilometre marathon during the 1896 Summer Olympics

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In which year, the women were allowed to officially compete for the first time in Olympics ?

1896
1900
1904
1908

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11 women, were alloweded to officially compete for the first time, in croquet, golf, sailing, and tennis.

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In which year the Olympics games were first shown on Television ?

1932
1936
1940
1944

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