Canadian Olympic History MCQs with Answer

In which year did Canada host the Summer Olympics for the first time?
a) 1968
b) 1976
c) 1988
d) 1996
Answer: b) 1976

Which Canadian city hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics?
a) Vancouver
b) Calgary
c) Toronto
d) Montreal
Answer: b) Calgary

The official mascot of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver was named:
a) Quatchi
b) Maple
c) Rocky
d) Frosty
Answer: a) Quatchi

Who was the first Canadian athlete to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games?
a) Clara Hughes
b) Donovan Bailey
c) Percy Williams
d) Sidney Crosby
Answer: c) Percy Williams

In which sport did Catriona Le May Doan win her Olympic gold medals?
a) Alpine Skiing
b) Bobsleigh
c) Speed Skating
d) Figure Skating
Answer: c) Speed Skating

Which Canadian athlete famously won three gold medals in track and field events at the 1932 Summer Olympics?
a) Terry Fox
b) Ben Johnson
c) Jesse Owens
d) Percy Williams
Answer: d) Percy Williams

The “Own the Podium” program was launched to improve Canada’s performance in which type of international event?
a) FIFA World Cup
b) FIBA Basketball World Cup
c) Olympic Games
d) Commonwealth Games
Answer: c) Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) was founded in which year?
a) 1896
b) 1912
c) 1924
d) 1967
Answer: b) 1912

Which Canadian figure skaters became the first to win an Olympic gold medal in ice dance?
a) Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
b) Barbara Ann Scott
c) Kurt Browning
d) Elvis Stojko
Answer: a) Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

The “Maple Leaf Forever” is a term associated with Canadian athletes at the Olympic Games. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1996 Summer Olympics?
a) Ben Johnson
b) Donovan Bailey
c) Bruny Surin
d) Glenroy Gilbert
Answer: c) Bruny Surin

The 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal marked Canada’s 100th anniversary as a nation. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Miracle on Ice” was a historic hockey game involving Canada and the Soviet Union at the Winter Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

Which Canadian athlete won a gold medal in the women’s moguls event at the 2010 Winter Olympics?
a) Jennifer Heil
b) Alex Bilodeau
c) Kaetlyn Osmond
d) Tessa Virtue
Answer: b) Alex Bilodeau

The “Golden Goal” refers to Sidney Crosby’s game-winning goal in which Olympic final?
a) Men’s Ice Hockey
b) Women’s Soccer
c) Men’s Basketball
d) Women’s Ice Hockey
Answer: a) Men’s Ice Hockey

The Canadian women’s soccer team won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won the gold medal in the men’s 100 meters at the 1988 Summer Olympics?
a) Donovan Bailey
b) Ben Johnson
c) Bruny Surin
d) Glenroy Gilbert
Answer: b) Ben Johnson

The 2018 Winter Olympics were held in which city?
a) Pyeongchang
b) Tokyo
c) Sochi
d) Rio de Janeiro
Answer: a) Pyeongchang

The “Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame” is located in which city?
a) Vancouver
b) Calgary
c) Montreal
d) Toronto
Answer: b) Calgary

The 1980 Summer Olympics were boycotted by several countries, including Canada. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian swimmer won multiple gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics?
a) Penny Oleksiak
b) Mark Tewksbury
c) Michael Phelps
d) Ryan Cochrane
Answer: b) Mark Tewksbury

The “Canadian Olympic Foundation” is a non-profit organization that supports Canadian athletes. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The 1984 Summer Olympics were held in which city?
a) Los Angeles
b) Sydney
c) Athens
d) Beijing
Answer: a) Los Angeles

The Canadian men’s national ice hockey team won gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The “Red Mittens” campaign was launched to support Canadian athletes competing in the Olympic Games. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the women’s downhill skiing event at the 2018 Winter Olympics?
a) Hayley Wickenheiser
b) Catriona Le May Doan
c) Rosie MacLennan
d) Kelsey Serwa
Answer: d) Kelsey Serwa

The Canadian women’s ice hockey team has won multiple gold medals at the Winter Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the men’s moguls event at the 1998 Winter Olympics?
a) Mark McMorris
b) Alex Bilodeau
c) Donovan Bailey
d) Adam van Koeverden
Answer: b) Alex Bilodeau

The “Canadian Olympic House” is a gathering place for Canadian athletes and supporters during the Olympic Games. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

The 2016 Summer Olympics were held in which city?
a) London
b) Rio de Janeiro
c) Beijing
d) Tokyo
Answer: b) Rio de Janeiro

The Canadian men’s national ice hockey team famously won gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

In which year did Canada boycott the Summer Olympics held in Moscow?
a) 1968
b) 1976
c) 1980
d) 1984
Answer: c) 1980

The Canadian women’s national ice hockey team won gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the women’s 100 meters at the 1996 Summer Olympics?
a) Donovan Bailey
b) Silken Laumann
c) Marnie McBean
d) Catriona Le May Doan
Answer: a) Donovan Bailey

The “Olympic Stadium” in Montreal was the main venue for the 1976 Summer Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the men’s 1,500 meters at the 1936 Summer Olympics?
a) Jesse Owens
b) Percy Williams
c) Donovan Bailey
d) Alex Baumann
Answer: b) Percy Williams

The Canadian women’s soccer team won gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the women’s singles event in tennis at the 2000 Summer Olympics?
a) Milos Raonic
b) Eugenie Bouchard
c) Daniel Nestor
d) Daniel Igali
Answer: b) Eugenie Bouchard

The “Olympic Oval” in Calgary is a venue known for which sport?
a) Figure Skating
b) Speed Skating
c) Alpine Skiing
d) Snowboarding
Answer: b) Speed Skating

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the men’s shot put event at the 1996 Summer Olympics?
a) Donovan Bailey
b) Mark Tewksbury
c) Silken Laumann
d) Donovan Bailey
Answer: d) Donovan Bailey

The “Canadian Olympic Park” in Calgary was used as a training facility for the 1988 Winter Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the women’s heptathlon at the 1988 Summer Olympics?
a) Donovan Bailey
b) Silken Laumann
c) Catriona Le May Doan
d) Angela Chalmers
Answer: d) Angela Chalmers

The Canadian men’s ice hockey team won gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the women’s wrestling event at the 2016 Summer Olympics?
a) Daniel Igali
b) Rosie MacLennan
c) Penny Oleksiak
d) Erica Wiebe
Answer: d) Erica Wiebe

The “Canadian Olympic Academy” is an educational program focused on sports science. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: b) False

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the women’s pole vault event at the 2016 Summer Olympics?
a) Donovan Bailey
b) Rosie MacLennan
c) Catriona Le May Doan
d) Shawn Barber
Answer: d) Shawn Barber

The “Canadian Olympic Foundation” primarily focuses on providing financial support to Canadian Olympic athletes. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the men’s 10,000 meters at the 1996 Summer Olympics?
a) Donovan Bailey
b) Mark Tewksbury
c) Donovan Bailey
d) Donovan Bailey
Answer: c) Donovan Bailey

The “Canadian Olympic Association” was the original name of the organization responsible for Canadian participation in the Olympic Games. True or False?
a) True
b) False
Answer: a) True

Which Canadian athlete won gold in the women’s snowboarding event at the 2018 Winter Olympics?
a) Jennifer Heil
b) Catriona Le May Doan
c) Rosie MacLennan
d) Chloe Kim
Answer: d) Chloe Kim

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