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Did you know that the English word gymnasium comes from the classical Greek
γυμνός, gymnos, meaning naked? By the late 8th century BC, nudity was the dress code for most of the contestants in the ancient Olympic Games.

Athlete Try your hand at this quiz and find out more about the classic games. Use the clues to decode the Greek letters and reveal some surprising English connections.

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