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(Figures of Olympic Movement are considered official.)

English: It is a combination of the five Olymp...

It is a combination of the five Olympic rings and the year. The design came from the collaboration of three artists: Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, architect and President of the Organising Committee for the Games, Eduardo Terrazas (MEX) and Lance Wyman (USA). It recalls the patterns of the Huichole Indians. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which was the opening date of Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) 7 July 1968
b) 24 June 1968
c) 16 March 1968
d) 12 October 1968

2) Who jumped 8.90m in long jump and got gold medal in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Bob Beamon
b) Carl Lewis
c) Klaus Beer
d) Ralph Boston

3) Who won bronze in hockey in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) India
b) New Zealand
c) Pakistan
d) Australia

4) Who won gold medals in women’s 200m, 400m, and 800m freestyle swimming in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Susan Pedersen
b) Linda Gustavson
c) Karen Moras
d) Deborah Meyer

5) Who won six medals, four gold and two silver, in women’s gymnastics in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Vera Caslavska
b) Larissa Petrik
c) Karin Janz
d) Zinaida Veronina

6) Who won seven medals, two gold, four silver and one bronze, in men’s gymnastics in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Akinori Nakayama
b) Ken Walsh
c) Karin Janz
d) Mikhail Voronin

7) Who gave black power salute during a medal ceremony in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Tommie Smith and John Carlos
b) Lennox Miller and Lee Evans
c) Larry James and Ronald Freeman
d) Thomas Farrell and Jim Ryun

8) What was unusual about Mexico that affected many athletes in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Food
b) Roads
c) Dress
d) High altitude

9) What form of high jump was seen for the first time in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Bubuka jump
b) Fosbury flop
c) Straddle technique
d) Scissors technique

10) Which was the closing date of Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) 21 July 1968
b) 27 October 1968
c) 31 March 1968
d) 16 May 1968

Mexico Olympics 1968 Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Which was the opening date of Mexico Olympics 1968?
d) 12 October 1968

2) Who jumped 8.90m in long jump and got gold medal in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Bob Beamon

3) Who won bronze in hockey in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) India

4) Who won gold medals in women’s 200m, 400m, and 800m freestyle swimming in Mexico Olympics 1968?
d) Deborah Meyer

5) Who won six medals, four gold and two silver, in women’s gymnastics in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Vera Caslavska

6) Who won seven medals, two gold, four silver and one bronze, in men’s gymnastics in Mexico Olympics 1968?
d) Mikhail Voronin

7) Who gave black power salute during a medal ceremony in Mexico Olympics 1968?
a) Tommie Smith and John Carlos

8) What was unusual about Mexico that affected many athletes in Mexico Olympics 1968?
d) High altitude

9) What form of high jump was seen for the first time in Mexico Olympics 1968?
b) Fosbury flop

10) Which was the closing date of Mexico Olympics 1968?
b) 27 October 1968

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Updated: February 11, 2014 — 5:06 pm

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