Thursday’s quiz

This is your opportunity to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual batch of Belgium square.

3 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    (1) At which Olympic games did New Zealand’s participation lead to a boycott by many nations

    (2) How many Nations were involved in this boycott?

    (3) Which New Zealand Athlete benefited by this boycott by having his main rival not competing as a result of this boycott?

    (4) Which Olympics did New Zealand boycott and can you name the athletes from New Zealand who competed anyway?

    (5) Have the Olympic games jumped the shark and is Baron Pierre de Coubertin spinning in his grave?

  2. Teletext says:

    Andrei
    1. 1976 Montreal

    2. 28 African Countries

    3. John Walker

    4. 1980 Moscow Ian Fergusson, Alan Thompson, Geoff Walker (all canoeing) and Brian Newth in the Pentathlon

    5. Definitely yes, as soon as they allowed the NBA and other professional players to compete.

  3. Teletext says:

    As a follow up from last week’s questions

    1. Who was Motecuzoma the Younger better known as by history?

    2. Just south of where he lived is an area that was known as Uluumil Kutz. What is that area know known as and what people inhabited it at the time of Motecozuma?

    3. These people also inhabited an area known as Quatemalan. By what name is that now known?

    4. From where did the invaders of these areas come?

    5. From what specific place did these invaders launch their invasion?

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