Information Technology and the London Olympics Quiz

by: itgs Private

Now that the 2012 Olympics are over, test your knowledge of the role IT played in making the events a success.

  1. 1

    To broadcast the Olympic torch relay live on television, broadcasters used:

  2. 2

    How long did it take to transmit Olympic events results to the media?

  3. 3

    On its busiest day, how much data did the BBC web site deliver?

  4. 4

    At its peak time, how many page views did receive each second?

  5. 5

    In which sport did the Australian Olympic team use a computer simulator to practise?

  6. 6

    In track events, how are false starts detected?

  7. 7

    When Bradley Wiggins won the gold in cycling time trial, how much data was the BBC Sports website delivering?

  8. 8

    In the marathon, runners were recognised as they crossed the start and finish lines using:

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