Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Listen to the narrator and answer questions about Olympic history. Visuals will often assist the viewer in understanding what is being said.
Scene summary:
This video covers the creation of the Olympics in ancient Greece. It describes events and traditions.
Video length: 3 minutes 20 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-01-29, 01:53:00 (GMT+1)
About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) The Olympics began in the city of _________ to honor __________.

  • Athens, Poseidon
  • Olympia, Zeus
  • Sparta, Apollo

2) Olympiads mark a period of ______ years between Olympic games.

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

3) The ancient Greeks thought competition resulted in

  • injuries
  • muscles
  • excellence
  • prize money

4) The first 13 Olympic games only had one event. It was the

  • 100 yard dash.
  • 200 yard dash.
  • 50 yard dash.

5) Early added events did NOT include

  • boxing
  • chariot racing
  • poetry
  • basketball

6) Which event was NOT included in the Pentathlon?

  • Discus throwing
  • Wrestling
  • Boxing
  • Javalin throwing

7) In the Pankration, what TWO behaviors were prohibited (NOT allowed)?

  • punching
  • running away
  • eye-gouging
  • biting

8) It was an ancient Greek tradition to compete in the

  • stadium
  • water
  • nude

9) 1500 years later, the Olympic games started again in

  • Rio, Brazil
  • Athens, Greece
  • Altanta, Georgia

10) There are now ____________________ Olympics.

  • Spring and Fall
  • Summer and Winter
  • January and June

11) __________, ___________, ___________ is Latin for "Faster, Higher, Stronger"

  • Citrus, Alchemy, Forest
  • Citius, Altius, Fortius
  • City, Altitude, Fortress

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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Nadondn
2018-02-12 23:20:37
thank you
inglesbal
2020-04-27 06:21:04
Great job. Thank you!