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Olympic Games Beijing 2008 - Part II

written by: marcing
 
The stars, glorious moments, interesting facts and flops of the Olympic Games 2008. Check how much you remember. The second part is slightly more difficult than the first. But for a true sports fan, it's still piece of cake.

Question 1:


According to the official classification, which country won the medal count at the Olympic Games held in Beijing?
USA
China
Germany
Russia

Question 2:


What was the nickname of the American men's basketball team at the Olympic Games held in Beijing?
Dream Team
Redeem Team
Ming Team
Dream Team V

Question 3:


Several countries had only one representative at the 2008 Olympic Games. Which is not one of them?
Haiti
Timor-Leste
Grenada
Nauru

Question 4:


What role did Brad Pitt play at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games?
He organized a pro-Tibet march in Hong-Kong
He fought in the boxing tournament and was eliminated in the first round
He was an umpire in the baseball tournament
He presented the last gold medal to Michael Phelps

Question 5:


Who won the first gold medal of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing?
Xexia Chen (China, weightlifting)
Katerina Emmons (Czech Republic, shooting)
Samuel Sanchez (Spain, cycling)
Michael Phelps (USA, swimming)

Question 6:


During the 2008 Olympics, the 12-years old record of Michael Johnson in 200m run was broken. What was the new time?
19.30s
15.60s
9.69s
19.80s

Question 7:


On the first day of the 2008 Olympic Games, three American women took all medals in which event?
Cycling - road race
Shooting - 10m air rifle
Fencing - sabre
Swimming - 400m freestyle

Question 8:


Athletics is called the queen of all sports. Who won the first gold in athletics during the 2008 Olympic Games?
Hyleas Fountain (USA, heptathlon)
Nicoleta Grasu (Romania, discus)
Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia, 10km)
Tomasz Majewski (Poland, shot put)

Question 9:


How many countries were represented by athletes of Chinese origin at the 2008 Olympic Games table tennis competitions?
21
2
7
13

Question 10:


India is the second most populous country in the world, but their first individual Olympic gold came only at the 2008 Games. Which was the historical discipline?
Shooting
Badminton
Table tennis
Judo

Question 11:


Men's Gymnastics at Beijing Olympic Games was dominated by Chinese athletes. Who was the only gold medalist from a different country?
Gervasio Deferr (Spain, floor)
Shawn Johnson (USA, Beam)
USA (team all-around)
Leszek Blanik (Poland, vault)

Question 12:


Who won the men's tennis competition at the Olympic Games in 2008?
James Blake (USA)
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Question 13:


Which National Olympic Committee organized Equestrian events during the 2008 Olympic Games?
NOC of China
NOC of Taiwan
NOC of Hong-Kong
NOC of Singapur

Question 14:


In which volleyball finals did USA participate, in the 2008 Olympics?
Both
Women's
None
Men's

 


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