Welcome to Athletics trivia! Athletics is a sport where participants compete in various athletic events, such as running, jumping, throwing, and walking. Athletics is one of the oldest sports and it has been part of the Olympics since its inception in 1896. It encompasses a wide range of athletic disciplines and is practiced both as an amateur and professional sport. This trivia template explores the history of athletics, its events, and its prominent athletes. So get ready to test your knowledge of the amazing sport of athletics!
1) What is the name of the indoor track & field event in which a metal ball is thrown?
2) How many hurdles are on a standard 400 meter hurdle race?
3) What is the name of the International governing body for athletics?
4) The 2011 World Championships in Athletics were held in which city?
5) How many athletes form the teams for a decathlon?
6) Which event has the longest running distance in an Olympic Athletics program?
7) What is the common nickname for the 200 m dash event?
8) What is the only field event in the heptathlon in which the athlete does not throw or jump?
9) The IAAF World Ranking system is based on points where an athlete receives how many points for finishing first in an event?
10) Which event has been an Olympic event since the revival of the modern Olympic Games in 1896?
11) In a standard 400 m race, what is the minimum distance between the first and last curve?
12) What type of grip is used in shot put?
13) How many athletes are in the 4 × 100 m relay race?
14) In athletics, the following are the colors associated with which medals?
15) What is the longest jump in a standard long jump competition?
16) What is the time allotted for a 400 m race for men in an international competition?
17) In the 800 m race, what is the minimum distance between the first and last curve?
18) How many steps are allowed for a 110 m hurdle race?
19) How many steps are allowed in the long jump?
20) What is the position of the head in a long jump?
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