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Question 1: [43][44] The first Summer Youth Games will be in Singapore in 2010, while the inaugural Winter Games will be hosted in ________, Austria, two years later.
SarajevoCortina d'AmpezzoInnsbruckTurin

Question 2: The Los Angeles-based organizing committee, led by ________, was able to generate a surplus of US$225 million, which was an unprecedented amount at that time.
Peter UeberrothTom SeaverBowie KuhnPete Rose

Question 3: The Games were part of a cycle known as the Panhellenic Games, which included the Pythian Games, the Nemean Games, and the ________.
Ancient Olympic GamesSolonIsthmian GamesPindar

Question 4: The Ancient Olympic Games was a series of competitions held between representatives of several city-states from ________, which featured mainly athletic but also combat and chariot racing events.
Ancient GreeceRoman GreeceAlexander the GreatClassical antiquity

Question 5: In the late 1990s, the IOC took the initiative in a more organized battle against doping, by forming the ________ (WADA) in 1999.
GreeceOlympic GamesWorld Anti-Doping AgencySwitzerland

Question 6: In 1948, Sir Ludwig Guttman, determined to promote the rehabilitation of soldiers after ________, organized a multi-sport event between several hospitals to coincide with the 1948 London Olympics.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsWorld War II

Question 7: [28] He presented these ideas during the first Olympic Congress of the newly created ________ (IOC).
Olympic CharterOlympic GamesBids for Olympic GamesInternational Olympic Committee

Question 8: [76] However, at the 2000 Summer Games in ________, NBC drew the lowest ratings for any Summer or Winter Olympics since 1968.
MelbourneBrisbaneStadium AustraliaSydney

Question 9: Some of these adjustments included the creation of the Winter Games for ice and snow sports, the ________ for athletes with physical disabilities, and the Youth Olympic Games for teenage athletes.
France at the ParalympicsAll-time Paralympic Games medal tableParalympic GamesGreat Britain at the Paralympics

Question 10: For example, the International Federation of Association Football (________) is the IF for football (soccer), and the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) is the international governing body for volleyball.
UEFACONMEBOLAsian Football ConfederationFIFA

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