In honour of the Rio Olympics – which were so very successful – this month's quiz has an Olympic theme. As always, you can check the answers by highlighting the line under the question. Have fun.
1 How many times has the Olympics been held in South America?
2 Where were the opening and closing ceremonies held in Rio?
3 Athletes in the fencing events are very good at:
a) Using swords
b) Jumping fences
c) Riding horses
4 Which athletes compete in a velodrome?
5 Blue, red and green are the colours of 3 of the Olympic rings. What are the other 2 colours?
Gold and black
6 Eddie the Eagle became famous at the Calgary 1988 Olympics. In which event did he compete?
7 How far is an Olympic marathon (to the nearest mile/kilometre)?
26m or 42k
8 Rhythmic gymnastics includes the rope, ball, ribbon, hoop and what other piece of equipment?
9 How many track events are there in a Decathlon?
4 – 100 meter sprint, 400 meter run, 110m hurdles and 1500m run
10 USA swimmer, Michael Phelps, finished his career with how many individual swimming medals?
16 (an incredible 13 gold)