10 most difficult Olympic Games riddles A list of ten (out of 19) Olympic Games related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Olympic Games quiz How many sport events are there in the Summer Olympics? (In 1896, there were 43)302. The number of events grown rapidly between 1980 (203 events in Moscow) and 2000 (300 events in Sydney).very hard 33% 10310314%15215225%20620626%30230233%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4440 answers in 2 languages »sport riddles » Until when were the ancient Olympic Games held?4th century AD. The olympic games were disbanded as "pagan rituals" shortly after Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. Theodosius the Great dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome and banned the Olympics in Ancient Greece. very hard 39% 10th century BC10th century BC11%4th century BC4th century BC27%1st century AD1st century AD21%4th century AD4th century AD39%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2592 answers in 2 languages »history of sport riddles » What is the longest distance among the Olympic events in athletics?50 km. The 50 kilometer race walk (men only) is an Olympic athletics event, longer than marathon race. It is different from running in that one foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times.hard 41% 15 km15 km3%42,195 km42,195 km45%45 km45 km9%50 km50 km41%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4782 answers in 2 languages »sport riddles » How many volleyball events are in the Summer Olympics?4. Indoor volleyball has been an event at the Summer Olympic Games for both men and women since 1964. Beach volleyball (also man and woman) has been an official Olympic sport since 1996.hard 42% 1110%2234%3312%4442%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5494 answers in 2 languages »sport riddles » What country did boxer Lennox Lewis represent at the Olympics?Canada. Lennox Lewis holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. As an amateur he won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games. Having achieved that goal, Lewis declared himself a professional boxer and moved back to his native England, which he had left at the age of 12.hard 43% United KingdomUnited Kingdom25%USAUSA18%CanadaCanada43%JamaicaJamaica12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7489 answers in 2 languages »boxing riddles » What was the position of Greece at the parade of nations during the opening ceremony of Olympic Games in Athens?Greece marched twice, both first and last. According to the tradition, Greece always walk first due to its historical status as the progenitor of the Olympics, while the host nation always marches last. Since in Athens Greece was also the host nation, they walked twice.hard 46% Greece marched firstGreece marched first34%Greece marched lastGreece marched last14%Greece was the number 46Greece was the number 464%Greece marched twice, both first and lastGreece marched twice, both first and last46%Created by: Andy Sealy. Statistics based on 6342 answers in 4 languages »Athens riddles » Which teams played in the "Blood in the Water" match at the Olympics in Melbourne in year 1956?Hungary vs USSR. By the start of the Olympics, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution had been suppressed by the Soviets, and many players saw the Olympics as a way to salvage pride for their country. After the extraordinarily violent game, many of Hungary team members sought asylum in the West. Hungary won 4:0.hard 47% USA vs CubaUSA vs Cuba12%USA vs USSRUSA vs USSR33%Hungary vs USSRHungary vs USSR47%France vs AlgeriaFrance vs Algeria6%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11676 answers in 2 languages »water sports riddles » Under what name does Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, participate in the Olympics?Chinese Taipei. The People's Republic of China opposes the use of "Republic of China" or the common name "Taiwan" for the country because it would imply an acceptance of Taiwan as a sovereign state. The Taiwanese also rejected "Taiwan" as they officially still claim the sole legitimate government of all of China.hard 48% Republic of ChinaRepublic of China13%TaiwanTaiwan16%Chinese TaipeiChinese Taipei48%they do not participate in the Olympicsthey do not participate in the Olympics20%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 9796 answers in 2 languages »politics riddles » Which Nordic country is not very successful in the alpine skiing competitions?Finland. Alpine skiing is the sport of sliding down snow-covered hills. Since Finland is flat (except for low mountains in the far North), there are places no to practice alpine skiing there. In the whole Olympic Games history, Finland won only one medal (Tanja Poutiainen, silver in giant slalom in 2006).hard 52% NorwayNorway7%SwedenSweden13%FinlandFinland52%All of them are equally successfullAll of them are equally successfull26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8804 answers in 2 languages »skiing riddles » How many gold medals did USSR win at 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles? (USA got 83)0. In response to the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries including the Soviet Union boycotted the Games. The IOC awarded Los Angeles the Games by default, as no other city was interested.hard 58% 12712715%838313%555512%0058%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15023 answers in 2 languages »Cold War riddles » Play Olympic Games quiz and see all the questions.