Australian Sydney 2000 Olympics MCQs with Answer

Which country hosted the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) United States
B) Australia
C) France
D) China
Answer: B) Australia

What was the official mascot of the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Matilda the Kangaroo
B) Izzy the Koala
C) Syd the Platypus
D) Olly the Kookaburra
Answer: A) Matilda the Kangaroo

Who famously lit the Olympic cauldron at the Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony?
A) Cathy Freeman
B) Ian Thorpe
C) Nikki Webster
D) Betty Cuthbert
Answer: C) Cathy Freeman

Which sport made its Olympic debut at the Sydney 2000 Games?
A) Taekwondo
B) Triathlon
C) Beach Volleyball
D) Trampolining
Answer: B) Triathlon

What was the motto of the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) United in Spirit
B) Passion Ignites
C) Share the Flame
D) Celebrate Humanity
Answer: D) Celebrate Humanity

How many gold medals did swimmer Ian Thorpe win at the Sydney Olympics?
A) 3
B) 5
C) 7
D) 9
Answer: A) 3

In which stadium were the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sydney Olympics held?
A) Melbourne Cricket Ground
B) ANZ Stadium
C) Sydney Football Stadium
D) Olympic Stadium
Answer: D) Olympic Stadium

Which country won the most gold medals at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) United States
B) Australia
C) Russia
D) China
Answer: A) United States

Which Australian athlete won the most gold medals at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Cathy Freeman
B) Ian Thorpe
C) Michael Klim
D) Susie O’Neill
Answer: B) Ian Thorpe

What was the name of the official song of the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) “Heroes Live Forever”
B) “The Power of the Dream”
C) “Light the Fire Within”
D) “Reach”
Answer: B) “The Power of the Dream”

Which Australian city hosted the triathlon events during the Sydney Olympics?
A) Gold Coast
B) Melbourne
C) Sydney
D) Brisbane
Answer: A) Sydney

Who won the men’s 100m sprint at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Ato Boldon
B) Maurice Greene
C) Donovan Bailey
D) Michael Johnson
Answer: B) Maurice Greene

In which year was Sydney officially announced as the host city for the 2000 Olympics?
A) 1993
B) 1995
C) 1997
D) 1999
Answer: A) 1993

What was the total number of countries that participated in the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) 192
B) 198
C) 200
D) 204
Answer: D) 204

Which athlete won the women’s tennis singles gold medal at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Lindsay Davenport
B) Serena Williams
C) Venus Williams
D) Justine Henin
Answer: C) Venus Williams

Which Australian swimmer won the most medals (gold, silver, bronze combined) at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Ian Thorpe
B) Michael Klim
C) Grant Hackett
D) Susie O’Neill
Answer: D) Susie O’Neill

How many venues were used during the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) 25
B) 30
C) 35
D) 40
Answer: C) 35

Which nation won the first gold medal of the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) United States
B) Australia
C) China
D) Hungary
Answer: D) Hungary

Which country finished second in the medal tally at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Australia
B) Russia
C) Germany
D) China
Answer: D) Russia

What was the age of the youngest athlete to participate in the Sydney Olympics?
A) 12
B) 13
C) 14
D) 15
Answer: B) 13

Which country won the women’s basketball gold medal at the Sydney Olympics?
A) United States
B) Australia
C) Russia
D) Brazil
Answer: A) United States

Who won the men’s marathon gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Haile Gebrselassie
B) Paul Tergat
C) Naoko Takahashi
D) Eric Wainaina
Answer: B) Naoko Takahashi

How many events were there in the sport of athletics (track and field) at the Sydney Olympics?
A) 40
B) 45
C) 48
D) 50
Answer: C) 48

Which nation won the men’s hockey gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Netherlands
B) Germany
C) Australia
D) Spain
Answer: A) Netherlands

Who was the flag bearer for the Australian team at the Sydney Olympics Opening Ceremony?
A) Andrew Gaze
B) Andrew Hoy
C) Andrew Johns
D) Andrew Bogut
Answer: B) Andrew Hoy

How many medals did the United States win in total at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) 92
B) 97
C) 101
D) 108
Answer: C) 101

Who won the women’s all-around gymnastics gold medal at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Svetlana Khorkina
B) Lilia Podkopayeva
C) Simona Amanar
D) Amy Chow
Answer: A) Simona Amanar

Which sport did Steven Bradbury win a gold medal in at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Speed Skating
B) Cycling
C) Short Track Speed Skating
D) Ice Hockey
Answer: C) Short Track Speed Skating

Who won the gold medal in the men’s individual time trial cycling event at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Lance Armstrong
B) Jan Ullrich
C) Abraham Olano
D) Viatcheslav Ekimov
Answer: A) Viatcheslav Ekimov

Which Australian swimmer won the 1500m freestyle gold medal at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Kieren Perkins
B) Grant Hackett
C) Daniel Kowalski
D) Ian Thorpe
Answer: B) Grant Hackett

What was the name of the 16-year-old swimmer who won 5 medals at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Michael Phelps
B) Thorpe Ian
C) Kristin Otto
D) Yana Klochkova
Answer: A) Michael Phelps

Which country won the women’s field hockey gold medal at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Australia
B) Netherlands
C) Germany
D) Argentina
Answer: B) Netherlands

Who won the women’s 100m sprint gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Marion Jones
B) Gail Devers
C) Cathy Freeman
D) Merlene Ottey
Answer: A) Marion Jones

What was the total number of sports contested at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) 26
B) 28
C) 30
D) 32
Answer: C) 28

Which Australian swimmer won the men’s 200m freestyle gold medal at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Michael Klim
B) Ian Thorpe
C) Grant Hackett
D) Kieren Perkins
Answer: B) Ian Thorpe

Which country won the men’s basketball gold medal at the Sydney Olympics?
A) United States
B) Lithuania
C) Russia
D) Yugoslavia
Answer: A) United States

Who won the women’s heptathlon gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Denise Lewis
B) Eunice Barber
C) Ghada Shouaa
D) Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Answer: A) Denise Lewis

Which country won the men’s volleyball gold medal at the Sydney Olympics?
A) Italy
B) Yugoslavia
C) Russia
D) United States
Answer: B) Yugoslavia

Who won the gold medal in women’s archery at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) Yun Mi Jin
B) Kim Kyung-Wook
C) Natalia Valeeva
D) Butch Johnson
Answer: A) Yun Mi Jin

In which event did Marion Jones win three gold medals at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?
A) 100m, 200m, Long Jump
B) 100m, 400m, High Jump
C) 200m, 400m, Long Jump
D) 100m, 200m, Shot Put
Answer: A) 100m, 200m, Long Jump

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