Snow and gold: How much do you know about the Winter Olympics? Take our quiz!

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With a smaller number of events and fewer athletes, the Winter Olympics doesn’t garner as much attention as the Summer Olympics. Lower TV ratings and ticket sales means the Winter Olympics tends to fly under the radar for most people, anticipated only by devoted fans of events such as figure skating, cross-country skiing, and curling. This year, however, the world is paying close attention as nuclear-missile testing North Korea plans to send a delegation of athletes and performers to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Prepare for the Winter Olympics by testing your knowledge on its history, sports, and important moments.

1. Where were the first Winter Olympics?

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Saint Moritz, Switzerland


Chamonix, French Alps


Vancouver, Canada



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