From Michael Phelps winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics to Nadia Comăneci receiving the first perfect 10 in 1976, there have been a number of unforgettable moments in Olympic history.
As hundreds of world-class athletes compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Patch is celebrating by posting Olympic trivia questions this week and next week.
We'll post the correct answers in the comments on Saturday.
- Which famous literary and film character has been played by no less than four Olympians on screen?
- King Kong
- James Bond
2. Which of these is no longer an Olympic event?
- Discus throwing
- Triple Jump
3. In 1904, American George Eyser won three golds, two silvers and a bronze in gymnastics. Besides the number of medals he took home, what was remarkable about his achievement?
- He had a glass eye
- He had a wooden leg
- He was blind
- He was deaf
4. How many perfect 10s was Nadia Comaneci awarded during the 1976 Olympics?
The next quiz will be posted Monday July 30.
Looking for a way to celebrate the Olympics locally? You can find local events for Olympic Fun Day on July 28 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.