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Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. The ancient event of Olympic competitions used to be held at _________ - History and Political Science

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Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. 

The ancient event of Olympic competitions used to be held at _________

Options

  • Olympia, Greece

  • Rome

  • India

  • China

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Solution 1

The ancient event of Olympics competitions used to be held at Olympia, Greece

Explanation:

* Option (a) is correct because the Greeks were the first one to standardize the rules of sports and their systematic organization. They also started sports competitions like Discus throw, Horse and chariot racing, Boxing, etc around in 776 B.C..

* Option (b) is incorrect because the Olympic Games were held in 1960 in Rome, Italy.

* Option (c) is incorrect because India haven’t hosted Olympics games yet but has hosted 2010 Commonwealth games.

* Option (d) is incorrect because China has hosted summer Olympics games in 2008 in Beijing.

Solution 2

The ancient event of the Olympic competition used to be held at Olympia Greece.

Concept: Types of Sports - Sports Competitions
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