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1. 776 B.C.
2. an interval of four years between Olympic Games
3. 1896
4. The rings represent the union of five continents [set dash] Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Americas. The colors red, black, green, blue, and yellow were chosen because at least one of the colors is found in the flag of every nation.
5. The motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" in today's language means "Swifter, Higher, Stronger."
6. taekwondo, trampoline, and triathlon (swimming, biking, and running)
7. Baron Pierre de Coubertin
8. 6 grams of gold
9. At the 1908 Olympic marathon held in London, England, Olympic organizers added an extra 385 yards to the 26 miles so that the race would finish in front of the royal family's box.
10. a footrace
11. 1900
12. 1916, 1940, 1944; World War I in 1916 and World War II in 1940 and 1944
13. Munich, Germany; 1972
14. The flame is rekindled using the sun's rays and a concave reflective mirror.
15. A winner received a crown made from olive leaves, and he could have a statue of himself made in Olympia.

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