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What is a person or thing that is supposed to bring good luck or that is used to symbolize a particular event or organization? mascot
What was the location in Greece of the Ancient Olympics? Olympia
Originally, the Olympics were a festival for a Greek god. Which god was honored during these ancient celebrations? Zeus
The Olympic games were held every 4 years. This became known as a unit of time called an _______________________ . Olympiad
In ancient times, only free born men were allowed to participate. What year did women get to participate? 1900
What is the last name of the the most decorated Olympian ever having won 28 medals in both individual and team events (23 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze)? Phelps
What is an athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor for instance a men's event involving fencing, shooting, swimming, riding, and cross-country running? pentathlon
After ruler Theodosius banned the Olympics, they were not held for hundreds of years. Then the Olympics were brought back in 1896. Where was the first modern Olympics held? Athens
During Ancient times, winners received crowns made of this type of leaf as an award. olive
What city (other than Athens) has hosted the Olympics 3 times? London
Who was the first Native American to place in the Olympics? It happened in the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. (Last Name) Thorpe
What Olympic symbol was first used at the Antwerp, Belgium Olympics in 1920? The six colors are those that appear on all the national flags of the world at the present time. Rings
What is a pictorial symbol for a word or phrase? They were used widely at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and have been ever since! pictograph
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