Cities of the Olympic Winter Games

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The first Olympic Winter Games were held in 1924. Where?

Chamonix

St. Moritz

Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Cortina d'Ampezzo

The sport of Military patrol was an official Olympic sport only once, in 1924.

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Which was the first Asian city to host the games?

Sapporo

Nagano

PyeongChang

Beijing

At Sapporo 1972, Canada boycotted the Games in protest of Eastern European "state amateurs".

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Where was the 2010 Winter Games held?

Vancouver

Torino

Sochi

Salt Lake City

The hockey games were played on smaller NHL-sized ice for the first time, saving millions of dollars.

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Which is the only Scandinavian capital to have hosted the Winter Games?

Oslo

Stockholm

Helsinki

Copenhagen

At Oslo 1952, Germany and Japan were allowed to participate for the first time since World War II.

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At what Olympics did Jamaica enter its first bobsled team?

Calgary 1988

Sarajevo 1984

Albertville 1992

Lillehammer 1994

Calgary 1988 was also when British ski jumper Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards came in last in the 70-meter and 90-meter jumps.

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What city hosted the Games in 1992?

Albertville

Grenoble

Cortina d'Ampezzo

Innsbruck

At these games Germany sent a single team after East and West German reunification in 1990.

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Which of the following cities have NOT hosted the Games twice?

Chamonix

St. Moritz

Innsbruck

Lake Placid

Innsbruck: 1964/1976 - Lake Placid: 1932/1980 - St. Moritz: 1928/1948

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What American city hosted the Games in 1960?

Squaw Valley

Calgary

Salt Lake City

Lake Placid

Sweden's Klas Lestander won the first-ever biathlon, an event that combined cross-country skiing and shooting.
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