Winter Olympics Trivia Quiz

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In what year were the first Winter Olympic Games conducted?

A) 296 BC
B) 1824
C) 1896
D) 1924

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The “First Winter Olympic Games” was held in Chamonix, France, though that name was not given to the event until later: it was originally called “International Sports Week 1924”. Sixteen nations competed, with Scandinavian athletes dominating in many sports. A notable exception was ice hockey, for which the gold medal went to the Canadian team after outscoring their combined opponents by 110-3 in the course of five straight victories.

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