Olympics

Here is some tricky questions about the upcoming olympics.
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Let's start with the first Olympic games, which were held way back in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece. Which Greek god were they held in honor of?
Zeus
What was the only event held at the first Olympics in 776 BC?
A running race
The Olympic flag was introduced in 1896. What do the five rings on the flag symbolize?
The five rings on the Olympic flag symbolize the union of the five continents and the meeting of the athletes of the world at the Olympic Games.
Which three cities in the United States have hosted the Summer Olympics?
St.Louis (1904) Los Angeles (1932 and 1984), and Atlanta (1996)
At which Olympics did US swimmer, Mark Spitz, set an Olympic record by winning seven gold medals?
1972 Olympic Games
Which five events are part of the Modern Pentathlon at the Olympics?
Cross-country running, swimming, pistol shooting, fencing and horseback riding
What does the Olympic Motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" mean?
Swifter, Higher, Stronger.
Which sport made its Olympic debut at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta?
Beach volleyball
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In which city were the first Modern Olympics held?
Athens
Who has won the maximum number of gold medals at a single Olympic Games in the history of the Olympics?
Michael Phelps
Who is the official mascot for Rio Olympics 2016?
Vinicius
How many times had the Olympics been held in South America before 2016?
Never
What will be lit with a flame during the opening ceremony?
Olympic Cauldron
Where are the opening and closing ceremonies being held of Rio Olympics?
MaracanĂ£ Stadium
Which athletes compete in a velodrome?
Cyclists
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Level 74
Jul 21, 2016
There is no way anyone could predict the precise words or order you are requiring for some of these answers.
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Level 46
Aug 19, 2016
Agree with previous poster. You need to accept a lot more diversity of answers. I got several correct, but they weren't accepted because they weren't in the order that you put them in.