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Question 1: Avándaro Golf Club², ________ – equestrian events
Valle de Bravo, Mexico StateTolucaTepotzotlánMalinalco, Mexico State

Question 2: The 1968 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in ________ in October 1968.
Rio de JaneiroMoscowSão PauloMexico City

Question 3: Some people (particularly IOC president ________) felt that a political statement had no place in the international forum of the Olympic Games.
Avery Brundage1936 Summer OlympicsSummer Olympic Games1972 Summer Olympics

Question 4:
Which of the following titles did 1968 Summer Olympics have?
2006 Gulf of Mexico earthquake
Mexico City
Miss Mexico International 2007
10th Tlatoani of Mexico Tenochtitlan

Question 5: On October 18, 1963, at the 60th IOC Session in ________, West Germany, Mexico City finished ahead of bids from Detroit, Buenos Aires and Lyon to host the Games.
Freiburg im BreisgauStuttgartBaden-BadenHeidelberg

Question 6: The 1968 Games were the first Olympic Games hosted by a developing country, and the first Games hosted by a Spanish-speaking country (followed in ________ in Barcelona, Spain).

Question 7: ________ and West Germany competed as separate entities for the first time in at a Summer Olympiad, and would remain so through 1988.
East GermanyCommunist stateSoviet UnionCommunist Romania

Question 8: He competed in yachting and would later become the eighth president of the ________.
International Olympic CommitteeBids for Olympic GamesOlympic CharterOlympic Games

Question 9: In the 200 m medal award ceremony, ________ athletes Tommie Smith (gold) and John Carlos (bronze) raised their black-gloved fists as a symbol of "Black Power".
African AmericanAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Great Migration (African American)African American culture

Question 10: It is the only Games ever held in Latin America (until Rio de Janeiro hosts the ________) and it was the second to be hosted outside of Europe, Australia, or the United States.
2016 Summer OlympicsOlympic Games2012 Summer Olympics2020 Summer Olympics


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