Olympic Trivia: What Color is Not on the Olympic Flag? and Other Questions

How well do you know the Olympic Games? Patch is posting trivia questions to test your knowledge.

From swimmer Michael Phelps winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics to gymnast Nadia Comăneci receiving the first perfect 10 in 1976, there have been several unforgettable moments in Olympic history.

As hundreds of world-class athletes compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Patch is celebrating the games by posting Olympic trivia questions.

Select your answers in the polls below (or post them in the comments below) We'll post the correct answers in the comments tomorrow.

 1. Which country has won at least one gold medal in every Summer Games?

  • The United States
  • China
  • Australia
  • Great Britain

2. What color medal was presented to the winners in the first modern Olympics in 1896?

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Copper

3. Who won a gold medal for the 100 meter in 1924 and was featured in the film Chariots of Fire?

  • Usain Bolt
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Harold Abrahams
  • Steve Prefontaine

4. Which of these colors is not on the Olympic flag?

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Brown


Looking for a way to celebrate the Olympics locally? You can find local events on the Let’s Move website, which has a page about how to set up your own local Olympics

Also check out our Directory and Events Calendar for listings of places where you can learn and participate in Olympic sports ranging from basketball to karate, gymnastics, swimming and more.

Cindy Cusic Micco July 31, 2012 at 01:19 AM
The answers are: 1. Australia 2. Silver 3. Harold Abrahams 4. Brown


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