Summer Olympic Games General Knowledge

Can you answer these general knowledge questions about the Summer Olympic Games?
For most of the questions, we consider the scheduled games of 2024, 2028 and 2032. When they are disconsidered, we mention "29 Olympic Games" or "Olympic Games so far".
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Last updated: August 22, 2021
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1. Which are the only two countries in the southern hemisphere to ever host the Summer Olympic games?
Brazil and Australia
Brazil and South Africa
Argentina and South Africa
Argentina and Australia
Brazil hosted the games in 2016 and Australia in 1956, 2000 and 2032.
2. Which cities hosted the summer Olympic Games three times?
Athens, Beijing and London
Athens, Paris and Tokyo
Paris, London and Los Angeles
Beijing, Tokyo and Sydney
3. When were the first modern summer Olympic Games held?
4. At which Olympic Games did USSR have its debut?
Berlin 1936
Helsinki 1952
Paris 1900
Antwerp 1920
5. Which city hosted the first Olympic Games outside Europe?
St. Louis
Los Angeles
6. How many summer Olympic Games have been cancelled so far (as of 2021)?
The VI (Berlin 1916), XII (Tokyo or Helsinki 1940) and XIII (London 1944) were cancelled due the World Wars I and II.
7. Which country has hosted the most summer Olympic Games?
United States
United Kingdom
The US held five summer Olympic Games: 1904, 1932, 1984, 1996 and 2028.
8. How many gold medals have been awarded so far in the 29 held summer Olympic Games?
Sorry to ask such an specific question. But it was a great discovery I made when creating this quiz.
9. Who has won the most summer Olympic medals (counting bronze, silver and gold medals)?
Usain Bolt
Larisa Latynina
Jim Thorpe
Michael Phelps
In the period of 2004-2016, Phelps won 28 medals (23 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze). Latynina is the 2nd on the list, with 18 medals (9 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze).
10. Of the 29 summer Olympic Games that happened so far, how many where held outside Europe?
11. Which sports have been held in every summer Olympic Games so far?
Athletics, Boxing, Gymnastics, Modern pentathlon and Volleyball
Athletics, Canoeing, Cycling, Football and Gymnastics
Athletics, Cycling, Fencing, Gymnastics and Swimming
Athletics, Football, Gymnastics, Handball and Swimming
12. Which are the top 3 medalist countries in the all-time gold medal table so far?
Soviet Union, US and Great Britain
US, Soviet Union and France
Soviet Union, US and France
US, Soviet Union and Great Britain
The US won 1,070 gold medals, the USSR won 395 and Great Britain won 285.
13. Which is the most populous country to never win a medal at the summer Olympic Games?
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
14. Which countries were the only to compete in all the 29 held summer Olympic Games?
Canada, France, Great Britain, Russia (considering USSR) and Spain
Australia, France, Great Britain, Greece and Switzerland
France, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden and US
Belgium, France, Great Britain, Netherlands and Germany
Apparently, there is a discussion about France competing at St. Louis 1904: there was only one competitor, but he was an immigrant who lived in the US.
15. How many summer Olympics Games have been postponed so far (as of 2021)?
Tokyo 2020 games were the first Olympic Games to be postponed.
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