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Summer and Winter Games Quiz!

Test your knowledge of the Summer and Winter Games! The answers are at the bottom.

1. The first Winter Games were held in 1924. Where did they take place?

a. St. Moritz, Switzerland
b. Chamonix, France
c. Innsbruck, Austria
d. Lake Placid, United States

2. Which country has won the greatest number of total Winter Games medals?

a. Canada
b. United States
c. Germany
d. Norway

3. When and where were the Games first held in South America?

a. 1968 – Lima, Peru
b. 1976 – Santiago, Chile
c. 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
d. 1980 – Buenos Aires, Argentina

4. Which of these was a new event at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games?

a. Ice dancing
b. Curling mixed doubles
c. Snow kayaking
d. Speed snowshoeing

5. All of these countries have hosted both Summer and Winter Games, EXCEPT for:

a. Japan
b. Italy
c. Great Britain
d. Canada

6. What was the first year all countries sent female participants?

a. 1972
b. 1968
c. 1984
d. 2012

Answers: 1) b,  2) d,  3) c,  4) b,  5) c,  6) d