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2012 Olympic quiz, Part II: Are you a gold medalist?

Olympic Rings hang from the Tower Bridge beyond a set of rings floating on the River Thames July 26 in London. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

This summer’s Olympics in London, now through Aug. 12, provides an opportunity for you to test your Olympic aptitude by taking the second 25-question installment of our quiz. Did you medal in the first Olympic quiz (see the link below)? If you get 15 or more right on this one, consider yourself medal-worthy.

- Ross Atkin and Scott Armstrong

1. Which country would have defended its Olympic baseball championship this year if the sport hadn’t been dropped from the program?

South Korea won the gold medal in baseball at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but Olympic officials voted in 2005 to drop baseball and women’s softball from the program thereafter.

South Korea won the gold medal in baseball at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but Olympic officials voted in 2005 to drop baseball and women’s softball from the program thereafter.

South Korea won the gold medal in baseball at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but Olympic officials voted in 2005 to drop baseball and women’s softball from the program thereafter.

South Korea won the gold medal in baseball at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but Olympic officials voted in 2005 to drop baseball and women’s softball from the program thereafter.

Cuba

 

Japan

 

South Korea

 

Dominican Republic

 
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