Olympics (Word Choice Quiz)

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  1. The opening ___ was held on Sunday.
    a. festival
    b. ceremony

  2. The downhill event was ___ by the American.
    a. win
    b. won

  3. The skier went ___ the starting gate.
    a. through
    b. though

  4. The downhill event was ___ for the day because of heavy snow.
    a. given up
    b. abandoned

  5. The person in ___ place gets the bronze medal.
    a. three
    b. third

  6. The Winter Olympics are ___ every four years.
    a. held
    b. hold

  7. The world record for speed skating was ___ many time at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.
    a. dropped
    b. broken

  8. The ___ gave the figure skaters a perfect score.
    a. judges
    b. referees

  9. Osaka, Japan wants to ___ the 2008 Summer Olympics.
    a. host
    b. entertain

Copyright (C) 1998 by Letitia Bradley
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.