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1.

The Olympic Games originated in ancient --------

Ans:-Greece


2.

The first Olympics games was held in

Ans:-776 B.C (in Olympia)


3.

The Roman emperor who banned the Olympic Games

Ans:-Theodosius (In A.D 394)


4.

Who is considered as the father of modern Olympic Games

Ans:- Baron Pierre de Coubertin


5.

The first modern Olympics were held in

Ans:-1896 (at Athens)


6.

The emblem of the Olympics is composed of -------- intertwined rings

Ans:-Five


7.

The black ring in the Olympics emblem represents

Ans:-Africa


8.

The yellow ring in the Olympics emblem represents

Ans:-Asia


9.

The blue ring in the Olympics emblem represents

Ans:-Europe


10.

The green ring in the Olympics emblem represents

Ans:-Australia


11.

The red ring in the Olympics emblem represents

Ans:-America


12.

The colour of Olympics flag is

Ans:-White


13.

What is the epigram of Olympics game

Ans:-'The essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well'


14.

The Olympics flag was created in

Ans:-1913


15.

The Olympics flag was created at the suggestion of

Ans:-Baron Pierrie de Coubertin


16.

The Olympics flag was raised for the first time in

Ans:-in 1920 at Antwerp Games


17.

The Olympics flame ceremonially lit for the first time

Ans:-In 1928 at Amsterdam Games


18.

The modern version of Olympics Flame was adopted in

Ans:-1936 at Berlin Games


19.

The Olympics song was written by

Ans:-Costas Palamuss


20.

Women were allowed to participate in the Olympics games from

Ans:-1900 (Paris Olympics)


21.

The Olympics games are held after every ------ year

Ans:-four


22.

Olympics games are not conducted in 1916, 1940 and 1944 due to

Ans:World Wars


23.

The most important feature of Olympics is considered to be

Ans:- The system that no country wins the Olympics


24.

Who is nicknamed as 'The Ebony Antelope'

Ans:-Jessy Owens


25.

First Asian city to host Summer Olympics is

Ans:-Tokyo (in 1964)


26.

Which is the governing body of the Olympics Games

Ans:-IOC (International Olympics Committee)


27.

The head quarters if IOC is at

Ans:-Lausanne (Switzerland)


28.

The IOC was formed in

Ans:-Jan 23, 1894


29.

The period of the President of IOC is

Ans:-8 years


30.

Indian Olympics Committee was formed in the year

Ans:-1927


31.

India officially participated in Olympics for the first time in

Ans:-1920


32.

India won the Olympics hockey gold six times at a stretch from--- to -------

Ans:-1928 to 1956

(1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956)


33.

The first Indian in post independence era to win an individual Olympic medal is

Ans:-K.D. Yadavu


34.

K.D. Yadavu got the first individual medal at

Ans:-Helsinki Olympics (1952)


35.

Who is known as 'flying sikh'

Ans:-Milkha Singh


36.

Leander Paes won bronze medal at

Ans:- Atlanta Olympics (in 1996)


37.

The first Indian woman to reach the semi final in the Olympics is

Ans:-Shyni Wilson (Losangels)


38.

The first Indian woman finalist at the Olympics is

Ans:-P.T. Usha


39.

The first woman Indian captain to lead India is

Ans:-Shyni Wilson


40.

The first Indian shooter to have made it to the Olympic final

Ans:- Anjali Vedpathak


41.

The first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal is

Ans:-Karnam Malleswari (sydni Olympics,2000)


42.

The first Indian silver medalist in the Olympics games

Ans:- Rajya Vardhan Singh Rathore


43.

The national game of Canada

Ans:-Ice Hockey


44.

The national game of India

Ans:-Hockey


45.

The national game of Pakisthan

Ans:-Hockey


46.

The national game of America

Ans:-Baseball


47.

The national game of England

Ans:-Cricket, Football


48.

The national game of Australia

Ans:-Cricket, Tennis


49.

The national game of Russia

Ans:-Chess


50.

The national game of China

Ans:-Table Tennis