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    Exercise "Olympic Games", created by lili73 (a free exercise to learn English):
    Results of the 2 272 people who have taken this test:
    Average mark: 55 / 100 Share

    Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): ploplo / SWITZERLAND, on Friday 12 August 2011 - 18:26:
    "Thanks a lot for the exercise !!"

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    Stats (1551 candidates)
    Question 1 passed: 64 %
    {18704.jpg} The original Olympic Games began in 776 BC in Olympia (Greece) and * until 393 AD

    Question 2 passed: 55.8 %
    In the ancient Olympic Games only men *

    Question 3 passed: 63.1 %
    Not only women were not * to compete but married women were also barred from attending the games, under penalty of death.

    Question 4 passed: 47.1 %
    {18706.jpg} Chariot racing was one of the most popular sports, often dangerous for both drivers and horses who frequently * serious injuries and even death.

    Question 5 passed: 46 %
    {18709.jpg} (the opening ceremony in the Panathenian Stadium) The first games of the modern era * in Athens in 1896

    Question 6 passed: 59.8 %
    {18711.jpg} The link between the ancient and modern Olympic Games * by the torch relay. The Olympic Torch today is ignited several months before the opening ceremony at the site of the ancient games in Olympia. It is kindled by the light of the sun. The relay ends on the day of the opening ceremony.

    Question 7 passed: 44.1 %
    {18707.jpg} Salt Lake City 2002 winter games. Every four years the Olympic cauldron * by the torch at the opening ceremony.

    Question 8 passed: 50.5 %
    {18712.gif} The five interlacing rings * upon a white background are the official symbol of the Olympic games. They represent continents: Africa, America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

    Question 9 passed: 40 %
    {18710.jpg} Like the five olympic rings from which they * their colour Fuwa will serve as the official mascots of Beijing Olympic Games. They carry a message of friendship to children all over the world. When you put their names together Bei Jing Huan Ying Ni they say 'Welcome to Beijing'

    Question 10 passed: 65.7 %
    {18713.jpg} In 1914 when the international Olympic Commitee held its 20th anniversary in Paris, the Olympic Flag was displayed for the first time. The design * by Pierre de Coubertin who developed the modern olympic movement.'The important thing is not to triumph but to compete'

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