Jul 29, 2014

Time's Up for Today's Olympic Trivia Quiz!

How did you do, Patch readers?

Time's Up for Today's Olympic Trivia Quiz!

Belleville and Nutley readers have had several hours to ponder our daily Olympic quiz.

We asked four questions this afternoon and now it's time to see how you fared.

Hundreds of world-class athletes are preparing to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games beginning Friday.

Patch is celebrating the start of the games by posting Olympic trivia questions all this week in the morning and providing the answers at night.

  1. Which famous literary and film character has been played by no less than four Olympians on screen?

    Answer: Tarzan

        Johnny Weismuller, who won two swimming gold medals, in 1924 and in 1928.
        Buster Crabbe, who won a swimming bronze in 1928.
        Hermann Brix, who won silver in the shot put in 1928.
        Glen Morris, who took gold in the decathlon in 1936.

   2. Which of these is no longer an Olympic event?

       Answer: Golf

       It was an Olympic event in 1900 and 1904.

  3. In 1904, American George Eyser won three golds, two silvers and a bronze in gymnastics. Besides the number of medals he took home, what was remarkable about his achievement?
      Answer: He won all these medals even though he had a wooden leg.

  4. How many perfect 10s was Nadia Comaneci awarded during the 1976 Olympics?   

     Answer: Seven 

How well do you know your Olympic trivia? Let Belleville-Nutley Patch know how well you did in our comments section. Good luck. 

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