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Athletes who __________ were punished with a whip.
a) did not respect the rules
b) quit
c) did not train appropriately
d) took drugs

At the peak of the Olympics, the events lasted _____ days.
a) 3
b) 4
c) 5
d) 6

How many events were a part of the pentathlon?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

The ancient Olympic training program consisted of training in each of the following, EXCEPT
a) music
b) arithmetic
c) reading
d) science

The Olympic Games were named after their location, _____.
a) Delphi
b) Corinth
c) Nemea
d) Olympia

Who from the following were allowed to participate in the ancient Games?
a) free, Greek male
b) free, Greek female
c) enslaved male
d) free, foreign male

Which of the following is NOT a lesson promoted by the Olympic Movement?
a) the strongest win
b) good sportsmanship
c) fair play
d) respect for fellow athletes

Which of the following is NOT the Olympic Motto?
a) Citius, Altius, Fortius
b) Swifter, Higher, Stronger
c) Faster, Higher, Braver
d) blank

The purpose of the Panhellenic Games was to bring _____ to Greece and their colonies.
a) money
b) peace
c) traders
d) goods

In whose honor were the first Olympic Games held?
a) Hercules
b) Titus
c) Zeus
d) Hades

Each ancient Olympic winner became famous and received numerous benefits.
a) True
b) False
c) blank
d) blank

Which athlete holds the record for winning the most Olympic medals?
a) Mark Spitz
b) Michael Phelps
c) Larisa Latynina
d) Paavo Nurmi

What is the total number of sports included in the modern Summer Olympics?
a) 20
b) 30
c) 41
d) 36

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