Trivia Answers: Test Your Olympic Knowledge Day 2

How did you do? Here are the correct responses to our Olympic Trivia Quiz for Day 2.


1. The author of the seminal book on baby and child care was also a gold medalist. Who are we referring to?

  • Dr. Benjamin Spock
  • Dr. Michael Cohen
  • C. R. Partridge
  • Jane Mattes

Answer: Dr. Benjamin Spock.

He won the gold for rowing in 1924.

2. How long is the route for the marathon event in the 2012 Olympics?

  • 8 miles
  • 11.2 miles
  • 26.3 miles
  • 40.6 miles

Answer: 26.3 miles

3. Who lit the torch to start the Games in Atlanta?

  • Wayne Gretzky
  • Cathy Freeman
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Ken Henry

Answer: Muhammad Ali

4. What is the name of the 2012 Games mascot?

  • Misha
  • Sam
  • Izzy
  • Wenlock

Answer: Wenlock

Come back to this Patch site tomorrow at 10 a.m. for Day 3 of our Olympic Trivia Quiz. See you then!

Anne Ernst July 25, 2012 at 12:41 AM
Yay! I got 'em all correct!
L.A. Chung July 25, 2012 at 02:37 AM
I got the mascot wrong. "Izzy" sounds much cuter than "Wenlock." (Which reminds me a litte of the name, "Wiploc" from "Earth Girls Are Easy"... yes, dating myself).
Cathy P. July 25, 2012 at 02:13 PM
Wooo, I got all 4 this time! OK, I'm ready for the next test :D


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