As promised, here are the answers to which was posted on Wednesday. Be sure to also come back to Patch on Friday for another quiz.
1. Which famous literary and film character has been played by no less than four Olympians on screen?
ANSWER: Tarzan. Johnny Weismuller, who won two swimming gold medals, in 1924 and in 1928.Buster Crabbe, who won a swimming bronze in 1928.Hermann Brix, who won silver in the shot put in 1928.Glen Morris, who took gold in the decathlon in 1936.
2. Which of these is no longer an Olympic event?
ANSWER: Golf. It was an Olympic event in 1900 and 1904
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?
ANSWER: He won all these medals even though he had a wooden leg.
4. How many perfect 10s was Nadia Comaneci awarded during the 1976 Olympics?