Read the following passage and blacken the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to the following questions:

In 776 BC the first Olympic Games were held at the foot of Mount Olympus to honor the Greek’s chief, Zeus. The Greeks emphasized physical fitness and strength in their education of youth. Therefore, contests in running, jumping, discus and javelin throwing, boxing, and horse and chariot racing were held individual cities, and the winners completed every four years at Mount Olympus. Winners were greatly honored by having olive wreaths placed on their heads and having poems sung about their deeds. Originally these were held as games of friendship, and any wars in progress were halted to allow the games to take place. The Greeks attached so much importance to these games that they calculated time in four–year cycle called “Olympiads” dating from 776 BC.  

Question: Where were the first Olympic Games held?         


A. behind Mount Olympus         


B. opposite Mount Olympus         


C. at the peak of Mount Olympus         


D. at the foot of Mount Olympus  

Đáp án và lời giải
Đáp án:D
Lời giải:

Đáp án D

Thông tin ở câu đầu tiên của bài: In 776 BC the first Olympic Games were held at the foot of Mount Olympus: Vào năm 776 TCN Thế vận hội Olympic đầu tiên được tổ chức tại chân núi Olympus.    

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