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Quiz: Athletics

Hurdles, high jump and shot putt

Question 1

How long is a marathon?

A: 2.6 miles
B: 12.6 miles
C: 26.2 miles

Question 2

Which event is described as a middle distance event?

A: 10,000m
B: 1500m
C: 100m

Question 3

In what year was walking introduced as an Olympic sport?

A: 1880
B: 1908
C: 1984

Question 4

How many events are in a heptathlon?

A: 5
B: 7
C: 9

Question 5

Who invented pole vaulting as a way of leaping over bulls?

A: Ancient Saxons
B: Ancient Romans
C: Ancient Greeks

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