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Canadian sprint kayaker Adam Van Koeverden
How many events are there during the London Games?
c) 302 d) 325
How much do you know about the
The ﬁrst Summer Games were held where?
a) Athens, Greece b) Paris, France c) London, England d) Rome, Italy
How many times has London previously hosted the Olympics?
a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4
a) 185 b) 210
Canadian cyclist and speed skater Clara Hughes
How many countries are expected to take part in the London 2012 Olympics?
a) 204 b) 253 c) 311 d) 326
Approximately how many medals have been made for the London Games?
a) 2,000 b) 2,700 c) 4,700 d) 5,200
In the ﬁrst Summer Games, how many nations competed?
b) 14 c) 16 d) 22
Which country has won the most Summer Olympic medals?
a) China b) Soviet Union c) United States d) Germany
a) 0 a) 175
How many women competed in the ﬁrst Olympics?
b) 1 c) 5 d) 22
The Winter and Summer Olympics used to be held in the same year. When was the last time this format was used?
a) 1984 b) 1988 c) 1992 d) 1996
were chosen because:
(blue, yellow, black, green, and red)
The colours of the rings
a) they represent nature b) they reproduce well c) at least one of these colours is found on the ﬂag of every nation d) it was a random selection
When did taekwondo became an Olympic event?
c) 2008 d) never
How many medals has Canada won at the Summer Olympics?
b) 260 c) 320 d) 480
a) 1908 b) 2000
How many Summer Games has Canada competed in?
b) 18 c) 23 d) 28
Canadian Donovan Bailey set a world record of 9.84 seconds in the 100 metres at the 1996 Atlanta Games. How long did Bailey hold the title of “the world’s fastest man”?
a) 2 years b) 6 years c) 10 years d) Still holds record
a) For the love of the sport b) Higher, further, faster c) Tougher, stronger, better d) Faster, higher, stronger
The motto of the Olympic Games is:
Who will be Canada’s ﬂagbearer in London?
a) Perdita Felicien b) Clara Hughes c) Adam van Koeverden d) Simon Whitﬁeld
Where will the next summer olympics be held?
a) Madrid, Spain b) Chicago, U.S. c) Tokyo, Japan d) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
a) Warlock and Manville b) Wenlock and Mandeville c) Wendy and Mandy d) Wenville and Mandelock
The names of London’s Olympic mascots are:
How many medals did Canada win during the 2008 Summer Olympics?
a) 16 b) 18 c) 22 d) 34
Why were the summer Olympics of 1916 cancelled?
a) Bad weather b) No athletes were good enough c) The plague d) WWI
SUSAN BATSFORD, GRAPHICS EDITOR, TWITTER @SBATS1
Answers: 1: b, 2: a, 3: c, 4: d, 5: b,6: c, 7: c, 8: c, 9: b, 10: a, 11: b, 12: a 13: b, 14: c, 15: d, 16: b, 17: c, 18: d, 19: d, 20: d