Zappas! London 2012 Quiz



Every two years, thousands of athletes from hundreds of nations compete for victory and glory - in the most spectacular celebration of sports known as the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

This year, in 2012, London hosts the Summer Olympics. Who holds the maximum records and in which events? Who are the favorites poised to win? Download our trivia app and see how well you know the Olympics.

Sample Questions:

This flamboyant US Tennis player won the gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Who was he?

Andre Agassi
John McEnroe
Pete Sampras
Pat Cash

This legendary US boxer won the Gold at the 1960 Rome Olympics in the Boxing Light Heavyweight division. Who is he?

Mike Tyson
Muhammad Ali
Nadia Comaneci
George Foreman

This Jamaican sprinter won three Golds at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Who is he?

Carl Lewis
Michael Johnson
Ben Johnson
Usain St. Leo Bolt

This US Swimmer holds the record for having won the most number of Gold medals at a single Olympic Games. Who is he?

Carl Lewis
Ian Thorpe
Michael Phelps
Matt Biondi

This famous Finnish athlete who won 9 Gold medals between the 1920 Antwerp and 1928 Amsterdam games was nicknamed the "Flying Finn.” Who was he?

Kimi Raikonnen
Tero Lassila
Paavo Nurmi
Mika Hakkinnen

Teofilo Stevenson and Felix Savon (both from Cuba) are two of only three boxers in Olympics history to have won 3 Gold Medals in their respective weight categories. Who is the third?

Roger Federer
Lazslo Papp
Muhammad Ali
Petr Korda

This Greek weight lifting champion is considered one of the greatest of all time, having been a three time Olympic champion (1992, 1996, and 2000 games). Who is he?

Andre Agassi
Usain Bolt
Pyrros Dimas
Michael Phelps

Soccer has been an Olympic sport in every edition of the games except 1896 and 1932. Apart from Great Britain, there is only one other nation that has won the Soccer gold thrice. Which country is it?


At 1988 Seoul Olympics, this German tennis player, won the Gold in the women's singles event, completing a "Golden Grand Slam". Who was this player?

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
Gabriela Sabatini
Mantina Navratilova
Steffi Graf
Which of the following sports will not be a part of the 2012 London Olympics?


Which of the following events has NEVER been a part of the modern Olympics.

Tug Of War
Roller Hockey

Which of the following sports made its Olympic debut at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta?

Muay Thai
Martial Arts
Beach Volleyball

Who are the official mascots for the 2012 London Olympics?

Bonnie and Clyde
Jekyll and Hyde
Wenlock and Mandeville
John and Jim

This legendary Ukranian pole vaulter won the Gold at the 1988 Seoul Olympics in addition to being a 6 time world champion. Who is he?

Sergey Bubka
Sergey Brin
Timothy Mack
Danny Ecker

At the ancient olympics, initially, women weren't allowed to participate in the Games. However, women could win the Olympic prize. In what event was this possible?

Basket Ball
Javelin Throw
Chariot Racing

After Helen Wills Moody in 1924, who is the only female tennis player to have won gold medals in both singles and doubles events at the same Olympics?

Martina Navratilova
Chris Evert Lloyd
Steffi Graf
Venus Williams

At the first Ancient Olympic games (held in 776 BC), which was the only event that the athletes competed in?

Basket Ball
Discuss Throw
Duck Shooting

Which event at the Summer Olympics was included in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens?

Hammer Throw
High Jump
The Marathon

An the 1924 Paris Olympics, the American athlete Robert Le Gendre established a world record in the long jump - 7.76 m - without participating in this event. In which event did he establish this record?


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