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This Is The Hardest Olympic Mascot Quiz You'll Ever Take

Get at least 10 out of 12 to earn the gold medal in mascot identification. (It's a new event.)

  1. 1. What characteristic do all of the Sidney mascots have in common?

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    They're all animals you'll find in Australia: a kookaburra, a platypus, and an echidna.

  2. 2. What is the relationship between the mascots from the 2004 Athens games?

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    They're brother and sister. Their designs was inspired by artifacts recovered from ancient Greece. Their names were derived from the gods Athena and Apollo.

  3. 3. Which Olympic games does his tiger belongs to?

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    Hodori was the mascot for the 1988 games in Seoul. In fact, there has never been Olympic games in Bombay or Jakarta. :P

  4. 4. What's the name of this little guy who was the mascot for the Atlanta '96 games?

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    Izzy had a line of toys, a series of collectible pins and even his own video game.

  5. 5. Sam, the Olympic eagle from the Los Angeles '84 games, was created by an animator at Disney. True or False?

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    Bob Moore was behind Sam's creation. Before that, he worked on various Disney movies, including Dumbo and The Three Caballeros.

  6. 6. The five Fuwa from the 2008 Beijing Olympics represent...

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    Each of the Fuwa represents an Olympic ring and one of the following elements: water, plants, fire, air and earth.

  7. 7. What artistic style inspired the design of Cobi from the Barcelona '92 Olympics?

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    Cobi was created by the artist Javier Mariscal and his design was inspired by Spanish cubism.

  8. 8. This odd little bear was the mascot from which Olympic games?

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    Misha was created by Victor Chizhikov, a well-known children's story illustrator.

  9. 9. Which of the following about Wenlock, from London 2012, is FALSE...

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    The yellow headlight on Wenlock's head is inspired by the London taxis, the three points on his head represent the awards podium and his bracelets the Olympic rings.

  10. 10. Waldi was the third official Olympic mascot. True or False?

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    Waldi, from Munich '72, was the first official mascot of the Olympic Games. The winter games in Grenoble '68 had a mascot, but it wasn't official.

  11. 11. What is the mascot of the 1976 Olympic games supposed to be?

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    Amik is a beaver, and it was the official mascot for the Montreal '76 games.

  12. 12. What's the name of the mascot for the Rio '16 Olympics?

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    The name is inspired by Vinicius de Moraes, a Brazilian musician.

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