UPDATED Olympic Trivia: Test Your Knowledge of the Games
The Summer Olympics begin Friday, but how well do you know the Games? This week, Patch will post facts and trivia questions to test your knowledge.
As hundreds of world-class athletes prepare to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games starting Friday, Patch is celebrating the start of the games by posting Olympic trivia questions all this week. Here's what you might have missed earlier this week.
Select your answers and post them in the comments below. We'll post the correct answers in the comments by 10 a.m. tomorrow.
1. "Which of these cities has never hosted the Games?"
2. True or false. The United States has never won a gold medal in any fencing event that is currently still part of the Olympics
3. When were women first allowed to compete in the modern Olympics?
4. One of the events in which men compete directly with women is Sailing. Which is the other?
Answers: 1) c 2) a 3) b 4) d
Looking for a way to celebrate the Olympics locally? You can find local events for Olympic Fun Day on July 28 on the Let’s Move website, which has a page about how to set up your own local Olympics.
Also check out our Directory and Events Calendar for listings of places where you can learn and participate in Olympic sports ranging from basketball to karate, gymnastics, swimming and more.