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Olympic Trivia Contest


  • Each day, three questions will be posted between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m. Eastern Standard Time relating to the history of the Winter Olympics.

  • You must answer these questions prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time the same day.

  • There will be 17 sets of questions, starting Friday, February 6 and ending Sunday, February 22. There will be a total of 51 questions.

  • The person who answers the most questions correctly will be the contest winner. In the event of a tie, participants will be asked prior to the start of the contest to guess the total number of medals won by the United States at the Nagano Games.

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    Trivia Answers for February 21

    1) In which year did the United States sweep all three medals in men's figure skating?
    a) 1988
    b) 1960
    c) 1956
    d) 1924
    c. At the
    1956 Games, Hayes Jenkins won the gold medal, Ronald Robertson the silver and David Jenkins the bronze.

    2) Who is the only speedskater, male or female, to win the same event in three consecutive Olympics?
    a) Johann Koss
    b) Uwe-Jens May
    c) Bonnie Blair
    d) Clas Thunberg
    c. Blair won the 500 meters in 1988, 1992 and 1994.

    3) Which was the only nation to win its first gold medal at the 1998 Winter Games?
    a) South Korea
    b) Bulgaria
    c) Kazakhstan
    d) Belarus
    b. Yekaterina Dafovska won the 15-kilometer individual biathlon for Bulgaria.

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