Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Olympic Mascots?
It wouldn’t be the Olympics without the wacky mascots that symbolize each of the Games. How many can you identify?
2. Who Is This?
Hint: This animal is native to this Olympic’s host country—and represents hard work, a trait often associated with this nation.
It’s Amik, from the 1976 Montreal Games!
Fact: “Amik” means beaver in the Algonquian language, the most widely spoken language of the American Indians in Canada.
It’s Misha, from the 1980 Moscow Games!
Fun Fact: During the closing ceremonies, this bear appeared with a tear in its eye, mourning the end of a successful Games.
5. Who Is This?
Hint: This friendly tiger was chosen to symbolize the hospitable nature of the people of the host country. The public sent in suggestions for its name, and one was chosen as the winner.