As you watch the 2014 Olympics, safe and warm in front of your fireplace as the athletes perform amazing feats on freezing cold ice and snow, enjoy this 2014 Olympics trivia. Keep track of how many you get correct, so you will know if you earned a gold, silver or bronze medal (or if you are Off the Trivia Podium).
Answer: Twelve new sports debut at the 2014 Olympics include three mixed events (biathlon mixed relay, figure skating team event, and luge team relay). Also included for the first time in the Olympics are men’s and women’s ski halfpipe, ski slopestyle, snowboard slopestyle, and snowboard parallel slalom and women’s ski jumping.
Answer: An Olympic curling stone weighs 42.1 pounds.
Answer: Approximately 14,000 people carried the Olympic torch the 40,000 miles from Olympia, Greece to Sochi, Russia.
So, how did you do on the Olympics Trivia quiz?
Did you score
- Gold (5 correct)
- Silver (4 correct)
- Bronze (3 correct)
- Off the Podium (2 or fewer correct)
Let us know in the comments section!
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