WONDER #663: Does the Olympic Flame Ever Go Out?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the myth of Prometheus and Zeus.
  2. the traditions of the Olympic flame and the Olympic torch relay.
  3. the best ways to transport the Olympic flame.
  4. the most popular Olympic events.

Question 2 of 3

A few months before the Olympic Games, the Olympic flame is relit in ____________.

  1. Italy
  2. Turkey
  3. Russia
  4. Greece

Question 3 of 3

Which of these statements about the Olympic flame is NOT true?

  1. The Olympic flame has not gone out since the very first Olympic Games in ancient Greece.
  2. For many, the Olympic flame is a symbol of the life and competitive spirit of the Olympic Games.
  3. The Olympic flame was first used in modern times at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.
  4. The Olympic flame was ones carried underwater by divers at the Great Barrier Reef.

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