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Let's start with the first Olympic games, which were held way back in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece. Which Greek god were they held in honor of?Zeus
In which city were the first Modern Olympics held?Athens
Who has won the maximum number of gold medals at a single Olympic Games in the history of the Olympics?Michael Phelps
Which athletes compete in a velodrome?Cyclists
How many times had the Olympics been held in South America before 2016?Never
At which Olympics did US swimmer, Mark Spitz, set an Olympic record by winning seven gold medals?1972 Olympic Games
What was the only event held at the first Olympics in 776 BC?A running race
Which sport made its Olympic debut at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta?Beach volleyball
Which five events are part of the Modern Pentathlon at the Olympics?Cross-country running, swimming, pistol shooting, fencing and horseback riding
Where are the opening and closing ceremonies being held of Rio Olympics?Maracanã Stadium
What will be lit with a flame during the opening ceremony?Olympic Cauldron
Which three cities in the United States have hosted the Summer Olympics?St.Louis (1904) Los Angeles (1932 and 1984), and Atlanta (1996)
What does the Olympic Motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" mean?Swifter, Higher, Stronger.
The Olympic flag was introduced in 1896. What do the five rings on the flag symbolize?The five rings on the Olympic flag symbolize the union of the five continents and the meeting of the athletes of the world at the Olympic Games.
Who is the official mascot for Rio Olympics 2016?Vinicius

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