July 29th, 2012
11:17 AM ET

Quiz: Test your Olympics knowledge

How much do you know about the Olympics, past and present? With the London Summer Games now underway, test yourself in this special edition of our weekly quiz.

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  1. 100% ETHIO

    London is the heart of the World, in either way we all think of:

    A) the Supreme of the World,
    B) it produces the best talented human beings,
    C) it Rocks and shuffled the World, whenever it
    wants,
    D) the current 2 TOW 2 lV Olympic games, is
    not just about the games, but.......

    Most people, who are born and raised in
    London, doesn't know anything-inside of it.
    You must be very wise and genius, to know
    London inside-out.

    E) I predict, England will get more Gold Medals
    than any other Countries.

    July 29, 2012 at 11:48 am | Reply
    • Mike in NYC

      You're predicting more gold for the UK than any other country??? Well they'd better start getting with your program. I know its still early, but they still don't have ANY gold yet (just 2 silver and 2 bronze). They've got their work cut out for them if they're going to catch up with China and the US.

      July 31, 2012 at 1:47 pm | Reply
  2. papafoote

    Well, The Old Goat is still "learning" – but, it looks like I passed, this time!

    July 29, 2012 at 11:56 am | Reply
    • 100% ETHIO

      ...., done, the new cloned Goat is still complained, although it doesn't know who its family is. The total disconnection, got her/him mad.

      July 29, 2012 at 12:29 pm | Reply
  3. 100% ETHIO

    ...thought and said, my PAST loyal Slaves, for those who learnt and success from 0 to 80% who are not still close to where Great Britain is up to; and for those still half-way of between death and success, life isn't a joke or just a dream, but it is...........
    However, I welcome you, to see who really your Earthly God....At PRESENT, I want to see which one of my loyal (Slave) did practice well.

    My loyal, under God, I am still the Superior. Let your hands and legs connected with your Brain, help you.

    Well come to London!
    Hope to win!

    July 29, 2012 at 12:18 pm | Reply
    • AceRyder

      Is English your learned language or are you impaired?

      July 30, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Reply
    • Mike in NYC

      Looks like you either: 1) need to really learn English; 2) find a better translation program; or 3) BOTH!

      July 31, 2012 at 1:49 pm | Reply
    • EVN

      Huh? Just because there is a keyboard before you doesn't mean you should use it.

      July 31, 2012 at 4:13 pm | Reply
    • chip

      Whew...ground control to Major Tom

      August 3, 2012 at 1:31 pm | Reply
  4. Joyce Gearhart

    Your opening today, Aug. 29, seemed like a campaign ad for Barack Obama. I feel some of it was in error and from sources that are partisan and questionable. No doubt, we'll be seeing it, or portions of it, this fall in the Obama campaign commercials. News reporting should be even handed but you have always shown your colors to be socialistic and liberal so I shouldn't be surprised. I won't watch any more.

    July 29, 2012 at 1:11 pm | Reply
  5. Chagrined

    "Support for Israel" is a stated reason for the 9-11 attack. Is Mitt Romney saying, "Bring'um on?"

    Laptop terrorist Paul Wolfowitz told Congress that “our soldiers would be greeted as liberators and flowers would be thrown to them and revenues from the sale of oil would pay for the rebuilding of Iraq.” It is possible to make rational predictions about a war if one has military experience. This insidious neocon has no moral authority to give advice on any subject. He belongs at Guantanamo!

    I can see why America is no longer number one in education. There should be no place at Princeton for Anne-Marie Slaughter's bellicose mind! Squandering our blood and treasure is sport to this ingrate.

    Mr. Zakaria, you have displayed contempt for our cherished First Amendment freedoms. America deserves better!

    July 29, 2012 at 2:27 pm | Reply
    • 100% ETHIO

      What's ur problem?
      The topic is ...If you want go there and live. Stop barking here, natural complainer. There is no oil or gold mining there. It is a desert Holly land. What are you proud of?
      Saudi-Arabia has Oil and Gold and it supplies to U.S. How about you, what are you supplying???

      If you want, go back to your UFO black hole and send to US postcards, and we will pay for it.

      July 29, 2012 at 6:00 pm | Reply
    • Jim

      In what way has Mr. Zakaria displayed contempt for our cherished First Amendment freedoms?

      July 30, 2012 at 2:22 pm | Reply
  6. meggertv

    More Olympic fun at: http://meggertv.wordpress.com/2012/07/27/meggers-summer-olympics-suggestions/

    July 30, 2012 at 4:34 pm | Reply
  7. Sue

    Someone needs to tell Bob Costas that women do not make up the majority this year as he reported during the opening ceremony. Thanks Bob, I missed that because of you. Can't you read the prompter better?

    July 30, 2012 at 4:58 pm | Reply
    • The Devil's Duo

      Mr. Costas was talking about the fact that there are more females than males in the world.
      Qtips!

      July 30, 2012 at 10:48 pm | Reply
    • Jim

      He said that women make up the majority of the US Olympic team this year, which is true. The question was about Olympians from all countries. Maybe you shouldn't be too quick to criticize someone else's reading ability!

      July 31, 2012 at 7:57 am | Reply
  8. Nora Ahued

    1968 Olympics were held in Mexico City not France. Study.

    July 30, 2012 at 7:56 pm | Reply
    • Jim

      False. The 1968 Summer Olympics were in Mexico City. The 1968 WINTER Olympics, as noted in the question, were in France. Looks like you are the one that needs to study.

      July 31, 2012 at 8:00 am | Reply
    • The Devil's Duo

      We thought you were trying to misinform people but, apparantly, you are just ignorant.
      When you lie so much, you start believing your own lies. The truth becomes blurred.

      July 31, 2012 at 9:25 am | Reply
  9. ganabathy

    ilike this

    August 3, 2012 at 1:09 am | Reply

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