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The Ancient Origins of the Olympics - Ancient Greece

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Task Description
Listen to the narrator and answer questions about Olympic history. Visuals will often assist the viewer in understanding what is being said.
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Scene summary
This video covers the creation of the Olympics in ancient Greece. It describes events and traditions.
Video length
3 minutes 20 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers, Adults
high-school
High schoolers
adults
Adults
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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This resource is licensed by nbuzard under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
29/01/2018
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
The Olympics began in the city of _________ to honor __________.
Athens, Poseidon
Olympia, Zeus
Sparta, Apollo
2. Choose the correct options.
Olympiads mark a period of ______ years between Olympic games.
4
5
6
3. Choose the correct options.
The ancient Greeks thought competition resulted in
injuries
muscles
excellence
prize money
4. Choose the correct options.
The first 13 Olympic games only had one event. It was the
100 yard dash.
200 yard dash.
50 yard dash.
5. Choose the correct options.
Early added events did NOT include
boxing
chariot racing
poetry
basketball
6. Choose the correct options.
Which event was NOT included in the Pentathlon?
Discus throwing
Wrestling
Boxing
Javalin throwing
7. Choose the correct options.
In the Pankration, what TWO behaviors were prohibited (NOT allowed)?
punching
running away
eye-gouging
biting
8. Choose the correct options.
It was an ancient Greek tradition to compete in the
stadium
water
nude
9. Choose the correct options.
1500 years later, the Olympic games started again in
Rio, Brazil
Athens, Greece
Altanta, Georgia
10. Choose the correct options.
There are now ____________________ Olympics.
Spring and Fall
Summer and Winter
January and June
11. Choose the correct options.
__________, ___________, ___________ is Latin for "Faster, Higher, Stronger"
Citrus, Alchemy, Forest
Citius, Altius, Fortius
City, Altitude, Fortress
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