Listening Part 7: Multiple-choice:single

PTE Listening Part 7- Sample 1: Multiple Choice Question Single Answer

Originated in ancient Greece around 3,000 years ago, the Olympic Games were revived in the late 19th century. These games have also become the world's prominent sporting competition. These games were held in Olympia every four years from 8th century BC to 4th century BC in honour of God Zeus. Several years later, the first modern Olympics took place. This was in the year 1896 in Athens, Greece, where 280 participants from 13 nations competed in 43 events. Since 1994, Winter and Summer Olympic Games have been held separately which alternate every two years. Though the legend has Hercules, son of Zeus and the mortal woman Alcmene founded the game, the first written record dates to 776 BC when a cook named Coroebus won the only event, a 192-metre foot race becoming the first champion of the Olympics. However, a long time after this the first Olympic Marathon was featured in 1896, but the distance was only standardised to 26 miles and 385 yards in 1924. Since then there have been myriad additions in terms of events and is considered to be the most prestigious sports competition in the world. Question 1: Who was the first flag bearer of the Olympic Games? - A Greek God - God Zeus from Olympia - Hercules from Athens, Greece - A cook known as Coroebus Answer: A cook known as Coroebus

You must stay focused and concentrate fully until the last question has been answered.