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1. Tokyo Olympic is _______ th edition of Summer Olympics.

  1. 32
  2. 31
  3. 33
  4. 30

Answer (a)

2. Which Indian woman Gymnast is going to represent India at Tokyo Olympics 2021? 

  1. Pranati Nayak
  2. Sunita Sharma
  3. Dipa Karmakar
  4. Aruna Reddy

Answer (a)

3. What do the five rings on the Olympic symbol represent?

  1. the five oceans
  2. the five continents
  3. the five countries
  4. the five rivers

 Answer (b)

4. Who is the 1st ever Indian Fencer to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2021?

  1. Kabita Devi
  2. Shilpa Garg
  3. CA Bhavani Devi
  4. Pooja Mishra

Answer (c)

5. Which team leads the procession of athletes at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games?

  1. Hosting nation
  2. Greece
  3. Hosting nation of next 2 Olympic games
  4. Hosting nation of previous 3 Olympic games

Answer (b)

6. Who is the women Indian Golfer who qualified for Tokyo Olympics games 2021?

  1. Neha Tripathi
  2. Shaili Chopra
  3. Aditi Ashok
  4. Tvesa Malik

Answer (c)

7. Where are the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee located?

  1. Lausanne, Switzerland
  2. Paris, France
  3. Geneva, Switzerland
  4. Atlanta, Europe

Answer (a)

8. In which year were the first modern Olympic Games held?

  1.  1892
  2. 1896
  3. 1912
  4. 1900

Answer (b)

9. What does the Olympic motto Citius, Altius, Fortius mean?

  1. Character, Attitude, Bigger
  2. Faster, Higher, Bigger
  3. Faster, Higher, Stronger
  4. Bigger, Stronger, Attitude

Answer (c)

10. The five rings of the Olympic symbol are in five different colours. Red, Green, Yellow, Blue and _______

  1. Indigo
  2. Pink
  3. White
  4. Black

Answer (d)

11. In which year did women participate for the first time in modern Olympic Games?

  1. 1900, Paris
  2. 1908, London
  3. 1904, Paris 
  4. 2000, Sydney

Answer (a)

12. Who is the youngest athlete in the Tokyo Olympic 2020?

  1. Hend Zaza
  2. Mollie O’Callaghan
  3. Nino Salukvadze
  4. Andrew Hoy

Answer (a)

Note :- Syria – Hend Zaza – table tennis

13. At which of the following Olympic Games was the Olympic flag flown for the first time?

  1. 1900, Paris
  2. 1908, Sydney  
  3. 1920, Antwerp
  4. 1928, USA

Answer (c)

14. Who of the following is known as the Father of Modern Olympics?

  1. Ivo Ferriani 
  2. Pierre de Coubertin
  3. Jacques Count Rogge 
  4. Ferenc Kemény

Answer (b)

15. Who is the president of International Olympic Committee?

  1. Thomas Bach
  2. Jacques Count Rogge
  3.  John Coates
  4.  Ivo Ferriani

Answer (a)

16. Among the following Indians, who was the first to win an individual medal at the Olympics?

  1. K.D. Jadhav
  2. Leander Paes
  3. Dhyanchand
  4. Karnam Malleswari

Answer (a)

Note :- 1952 Helsinki Olympics – Freestyle Wrestling – Bronze medal

17. Which team is at the end of the procession of athletes at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games?

  1. Hosting nation
  2. Greece
  3. Hosting nation of the next 2 Olympic games
  4. Hosting nation of the previous 3 Olympic games

Answer (a)

18. Which language other than English is the Official language of the International Olympic Committee?

  1. Hindi
  2. French
  3. Spanish
  4. Arabia

Answer (b)

19. Who is the oldest athlete in the Tokyo Olympic 2020?

  1. Oscar Swahn
  2. Hend Zaza
  3. Mary Hanna
  4. Mollie O’Callaghan

Answer (c)

Note :- Australia – Mary Hanna –  equestrian

20. According to the Olympic charter, the duration of the competitions of the Olympic Games shall not exceed –

  1. 21 days
  2. 15 days
  3. 14 days
  4. 16 days

Answer (d)

21. At which of the following Olympic Games was the Olympic oath taken for the first time?

  1. 1936, Berlin
  2. 1920, Antwerp
  3. 1900, Paris
  4. 2000, Sydney

Answer (b)

22. At which of the following Olympics were gold medals made of pure gold last awarded?

  1. 1912
  2. 1916
  3. 1908
  4. 1928

Answer (a)

23. Who of the following athletes has won the maximum number of individual gold medals (8) at a single Olympics?

  1. Poul Masson
  2. Michael Phelps
  3. Carl Lewis
  4. James Connolly

Answer (b) 

24. Who of the following in 1896 became the first champion of the modern Olympic Games?

  1. Carl Lewis
  2. Paul Masson
  3. Carl Schumann
  4. James Connolly

Answer (d)

  1. Who of the following was the first person to complete the 100 m event in under 10 seconds?
  1. Jim Hines
  2. Jesse Ownes
  3. Usain Bolt
  4. Carl Lewis

Answer (a)

  1. Who of the following gymnasts was the first to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event?
  1. Michael Phelps
  2. Jim Hines
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Yelena Davydova

Answer (c)

  1. Who of the following was the first female Olympic champion?
  1. Nadia Comaneci
  2. Charlotte Cooper
  3. Agnes Morton
  4. Helen Jackson

Answer (b)

  1. At which of the following places is the Olympic flame lit before the start of the Olympic Games every four years?
  1. Temple of Zeus
  2. Temple of God
  3. Temple of Hera
  4. Temple of Artemis

Answer (c)

  1. At which of the Olympic Games was the Olympic flame introduced for the first time?
  1. 1900, Paris
  2. 1908, London
  3. 1928, Amsterdam
  4. 1920, Paris

Answer (c) 

  1. At which of these Olympic Games did Dhyanchand captain the gold medal winning Indian hockey team?
  1. 1956, Melbourne
  2. 1948, Beijing
  3. 1928, Amsterdam
  4. 1936, Berlin

Answer (d)

  1. Who among the following is the lone winner of gold medal from India in the Olympics?
  1. Abhinav Bindra
  2. Vijender Kumar
  3. P V Sindhu
  4. Rajyavardhan Rathore

Answer (a)

  1. In 2020, which game is re-introduced in Olympics?
  1. Golf
  2. Baseball
  3. Vollyball
  4. Karate

Answer (b)

  1. Who became 1st athlete to win gold medal in Tokyo Olympic 2020?
  1. Qian Yang
  2. Carl Lewis
  3. Alvin Harrison
  4. Gregory Haughton

Answer (a)

Note:-  Qian Yang – China – 10 meter Air Rifle

  1. Which city is the first in the world to be awarded both summer and winter Olympics?
  1. Seoul
  2. Tokyo
  3. Beijing
  4. Melbourne

Answer (c)

35. The first winter Olympics was held in which year?

  1. 1926
  2. 1918
  3. 1924
  4. 1936

Answer (c)

36. The first Summer Olympics was held in which year?

a) 1900
b) 1896
c) 1902
d) 1936

Answer (b) 

37.Which Colour represents Asia in Olympics ring?
a) Red
b) Yellow
c) Green
d) Violet

Answer (b) 

  1. Where did the 2018 Winter Olympics held?
    a) China
    b) Japan
    c) South Korea
    d) USA

Answer (c) 

  1. How many countries participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics?
    a) 87
    b) 92
    c) 102
    d) 110

Answer (b) 

  1. Where is the headquarters of International Olympic Committee situated?
    a) Germany
    b) Sweden
    c) Switzerland
    d) Italy

Answer (c) 

  1. Who is the present President of International Olympic Committee?
    a) Thomas Bach
    b) Jacques Rogge
    c) Craig Reedie
    d) Narinder Batra

Answer (a) 

  1. Who is the first Indian woman to join the International Olympic Committee?
    a) Narinder Batra
    b) Nita Ambani
    c) Karnam Malleswari
    d) Craig Reedie

Answer (b) 

  1. Who is the current president of Indian Olympic committee?
    a) Karnam Malleswari
    b) Rajeev Mehta
    c) Narinder Batra
    d) Nita Ambani

Answer (c) 

44.Who was the first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal ?
a) P V Sindhu
b) Karnam Malleswari
c) Geeta Phogat
d) Saina Nehwal

Answer (b) 

  1. Which of the following country was banned in Winter Olympics 2018?
    a) North Korea
    b) Japan
    c) Russia
    d) Chinese Taipe

Answer (c) 

  1. Where will the 2022 winter Olympics held?
    a) France
    b) Italy
    c) Beijing
    d) Brisbane

Answer (c) 

  1. Where will the Summer Olympics 2020 held?
    a) Italy
    b) Beijing
    c) Japan
    d) USA

Answer (c) 

  1. What is the motto of Olympics?
    a) Games for Unity
    b) Play Higher
    c) Swifter, Higher, Stronger
    d) Look Forward

Answer (c) 

  1. Who is the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at Olympics?
    a) Dhyan Chand
    b) Abhinav Bindra
    c) Vijender Singh
    d) Karnam Malleshwari

Answer (b) 

  1. Which country won the most Olympic medals in 2018?
    a) Norway
    b) United States
    c) Germany
    d) China

Answer (a) 

  1. In which year India won first gold medal in hockey?
    a) 1928
    b) 1958
    c) 1924
    d) 1936

Answer (a) 

  1. What is the official mascot name of winter Olympics 2018?
    a) Miraitowa
    b) Dolphin
    c) Soohorang
    d) Olive ridley

Answer (c) 

  1. Which country has hosted the most Olympics?
    a) United States
    b) China
    c) Japan
    d) France

Answer (a) 

  1. Who was the flag bearer for the 2018 Olympics India?
    a) Sushil Kumar
    b) Shiva Keshvan
    c) Abhinav Bindra
    d) Bajrang Punia

Answer (b) 

  1. Which country hosted the 2016 Summer Olympics?
    a) Japan
    b) China
    c) Brazil
    d) Australia

Answer (c) 

  1. How many medals did India won in Olympics 2016?
    a) 4
    b) 2
    c) 3
    d) 1

Answer (b) 

  1. What is the motto of Olympics 2020?
    a) Play for fun
    b) Do and win
    c) Discover Tomorrow
    d) Look Forward

Answer (c) 

  1. What is the mascot for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?
    a) Miraitowa
    b) Someity
    c) Soohorang
    d) Dolphin

Answer (a) 

  1. Which athlete is the most decorated Olympian of all time?
    a) Carl Lewis
    b) Usain Bolt
    c) Michael Phelps
    d) Sushil Kumar

Answer (c) 

  1. Who was the Indian flag bearer on the opening ceremony in Rio Olympics 2016?
    a) Sushil Kumar
    b) Sakshi Malik
    c) Abhinav Bindra
    d) Mary Kom

Answer (c) 

  1. Who was the flag bearer from India at the closing ceremony in the 2016 Rio Olympics?
    a) P.V.Sindhu
    b) Sakshi Malik
    c) Abhinav Bindra
    d) Saina Nehwal

Answer (b) 

  1. When did India first participated in Olympics?
    a) 1924
    b) 1928
    c) 1900
    d) 1904

Answer (c) Paris

  1. Who was the First Indian to win an individual Olympic medal after independence?
    a) Kishan Lal
    b) Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav
    c) Norman Pritc hard
    d) Karnam Malleswari

Answer (b) 

  1. Who was the captain of the Indian hockey team in the 1948 Olympics?
    a) Dhyan Chand
    b) K. D. Singh
    c) Kishan Lal
    d) Dilip Tirkey

Answer (c)

65. Who was the 2nd woman to win a medal in weightlifting in the 2020 Olympics?

  1. Renu Bala Chanu
  2. Sanamacha Chanu
  3. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
  4. Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu

Answer (c)

66. Who inaugurated the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

  1. Akihito
  2. Naruhito
  3. Hirohito
  4. Yoshihito

Answer (b)

67. 2024 Summer Olympic will be held in

  1. Beijing
  2. London
  3. Brisbane
  4. Paris

Answer (d)

68. 2028 Summer Olympic will be held in

  1. Los Angeles
  2. London
  3. Seoul
  4. Paris

Answer (a)

69. 2032 Summer Olympic will be held in

  1. Los Angeles
  2. Brisbane 
  3. Athens
  4. Paris

Answer (b)

70. First-ever Winter Olympics was conducted on the year _____

  1. 1920
  2. 1922
  3. 1924
  4. 1928

Answer (c)

71. Which sport item was included in the 1988 summer Olympic after a break of 64 years?

  1. Table Tennis
  2. Lawn Tennis
  3. Swimming
  4. Rowing

Answer (b)

72. In which year Snowboarding was first included in the Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan?

  1. 1998
  2. 1994
  3. 2002
  4. 2004

Answer (a)

73. In 1980 Moscow Olympics one country boycotted the games with the order of its President. Which was that country?

  1. Spain
  2. Japan
  3. Iran
  4. USA

Answer (d)

74. Name the country which always leads the parade of athletes at the Olympic opening ceremony?

  1.  USA 
  2. Greece
  3. Japan
  4. China

Answer (b)

75. As per records the first Olympics is traditionally dated on

  1. 776 BC
  2. 780 BC
  3. 772 BC
  4. 796 BC

Answer (a)

  1. In 1913, _____ is the person who designed the Olympic flag. 
  1. Pierre de Coubertin
  2. Demetrius Vikelas
  3. Ferenc Kemény
  4. None of these

Answer (a)

77. The year in which the voting held for selecting 2016 summer games host was on

  1. 2007
  2. 2010
  3. 2009
  4. 2008

Answer (c)

78. Which sport has celebrated its 100th year of participation in the Games at the 2012 London Olympics?

  1. Hurdles
  2. Football
  3. Hockey
  4. Modern Pentathlon

Answer (d)

79. _____ was a female skater who had won three-time Olympic Champion in Ladies’ Singles, a ten-time World Champion and a six-time European Champion.

  1. Sonja Henie
  2. Anastasiya Kuzmina
  3. Chris McGee
  4. Lin Miaoke

Answer (a)

80.The Olympic Games in which firstever drug- test was executed against doping was in

  1. 1896, Athens
  2. 1920, Antwerp
  3. 1968, Mexico City
  4. 1908, London

Answer (c)

81. Name the Olympic Games in which South Korea and North Korea came together under one flag.

  1. Sydney 2000
  2. Mexico City 1968 
  3. Moscow  1980
  4. Japan 1998

Answer (a)

82. As a symbol of spreading peace, which bird is set free during the inaugural ceremony of Olympic Games?

  1. Parrot
  2. Flamingo
  3. Doves
  4. Sparrow

Answer (c)

83. First World War cancelled one Olympics which was planned to be held at _____ in 1916.

  1. London
  2. New York
  3. Sydney
  4. Berlin

Answer (d)

84. The sport which has a large number of competition items in the Olympic Games is

  1. Running
  2. Swimming
  3. Shooting
  4. Table Tennis

Answer (b)

85. The telecasting of games through television started from which Olympics?

  1. 1936, Berlin
  2. Sydney 2000
  3. Mexico City 1968 
  4. Moscow  1980 

Answer (a)

86. The journey of Olympic Torch through five continents started in the year _____ at _____

  1. Sydney, 2000 
  2. Moscow, 1980 
  3. 1936, Berlin 
  4. 2004, Athens

Answer (d)

87. Name the Olympian who is the only man to win two gold in two different games in the same Olympics itself.

  1. Raymond Ewry
  2. Oliver Leonard Kirk
  3. Sawao Kato 
  4. Abebe Bikila

Answer (b)

88. _____ is the Olympian who won 3 gold medals in a single day.

  1. Raymond Ewry
  2. Oliver Leonard Kirk
  3. Sawao Kato
  4. Abebe Bikila

Answer (a)

89. Badminton was declared as an event from which Olympics?

  1. 1996
  2. 2000
  3. 1988
  4. 1992

Answer (d)

90. The year in which basketball entered as an Olympic game is

  1. 1932
  2. 1936
  3. 1984
  4. 1976

Answer (b)

91. The boxing was included from which year in the history of the Olympic Games?

  1. 1904
  2. 1912
  3. 1900
  4. 1936

Answer (a)

92. The football in Olympics was introduced in

  1. 1904
  2. 1912
  3. 1900
  4. 1936

Answer (c)

93. BMX racing was included from which year in the history of Olympic Games? 

  1. 2012
  2. 2000
  3. 1996
  4. 2008

Answer (d)

94. Name the Olympics from which the use of goggles for swimming started?

  1. 1936, Berlin 
  2. 1976, Montreal, Canada
  3. Sydney, 2000 
  4. 2004, Athens

Answer (b)

95. The one and only Olympics in which golf competition for women was conducted is

  1. 1900
  2. 1904
  3. 1896
  4. 1912

Answer (a)

96. Name the Olympics, which afterward standing jumps were removed from games.

  1. 1976, Montreal, Canada 
  2. 1936, Berlin 
  3. 1912, Stockholm
  4. 2004, Athens 

Answer (c)

97. From which Olympics onwards Polo was excluded from games?

  1. 1936
  2. 1904
  3. 1912
  4. 1896

Answer (a)

98. Which of the following combination of years represents the years when the Olympic Games were not held due to the two World Wars?

  1. 1918, 1936, 1940
  2. 1916, 1940, 1944
  3. 1924, 1916, 1942
  4. 1936, 1840, 1946

Answer (b) 

  1. At which of the following cities have the Olympic games NOT been held twice?
  1. Tokyo
  2. London
  3. Athens
  4. Atlanta

Answer (d) 

  1. Olympic Games 2012 are being held in London. In which earlier years have the Olympic Games been held in London?
  1. 1924 and 1964
  2. 1904 and 1956
  3. 1908 and 1948
  4. 1904 and 1944

Answer (c)

  1. Olympic games were held in ancient Greece in the honour of Greek God ________
  1. Zeus
  2. Uranus
  3. Apollo
  4. Titan

Answer (a)

102. How many Countries are participated in Tokyo Olympic 2020?

  1. 204
  2. 206
  3. 208
  4. 210

Answer (b)

103. How many sports and disciplines are there in Tokyo Olympic 2020?

  1. 35 & 46
  2. 34 & 44
  3. 32 & 45
  4. 33 & 46

Answer (d)

  1. How many Gold medals are given in the Tokyo Olympic 2020?
  1. 339
  2. 341
  3. 335
  4. 350

Answer (a)

105. Which of the following sport is newly included in Tokyo Olympic 2020?

  1. Swimming
  2. Karate
  3. Ice Hockey
  4. Cricket

Answer (b)

  1. Note :- New Games added:- baseball/softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing and surfing
  1. Which of the following countries won the maximum number of medals at the first Olympic Games in 1896?
  1. France
  2. Great Britain
  3. United States of America
  4. Greece

Answer (d)

107. Which is the most populous country to never win an Olympic medal?

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Brazil
  3. Iraq
  4. Pakistan

Answer (a)

108. Which country has competed in the most Olympics without winning a gold medal?

  1. Japan
  2. Iran
  3. Saudi Arabia
  4. Monaco

Answer (d)

109. Which country has hosted the most Olympics?

  1. France
  2. USA
  3. Greece
  4. Switzerland 

Answer (b)

Note:-  USA – 8 times, France – 6 times

  1. What is the motto of the London Olympics from 27 July 2012?
  1. Look Forward
  2. One World One Dream
  3. Welcome Home
  4. Inspire a Generation

Answer (d)

  1. What are the names of the mascots of the London Olympics 2012?
  1. Manlock and Wendeville
  2. Wenlock and Mandeville
  3. Fuwa, the Tiger
  4. Athena and Dolphin

Answer (b)

112. Who was the 1st Indian Flag-Bearer in the Olympics?

  1. Purna Bannerjee 
  2. Dhyanchand
  3. K.D. Jadhav
  4. Karnam Malleswari

Answer (a) 1920 Olympics

113. When was International Olympics committee established?

  1. 1890
  2. 1896
  3. 1894
  4. 1892

Answer (c) 23rd June, 1984 in Paris, France

  1. When did India gain their 1st Olympic Gold medal?
  1. 1948, London
  2. 1928, Amsterdam
  3. 1902, Paris
  4. 1956, Melbourne 

Answer (b)

115. Which was the 1st Indian Olympics after Independence?

  1. 1947
  2. 1949
  3. 1946
  4. 1948

Answer(d)

116. Who is 1st Indian Woman to win Olympic medal?

  1. P V Sindhu
  2. Sania Mirza
  3. c) Karnam Mallshwari 
  4. d) Mary Kom

Answer (c) 2000 Sydney Olympics – Weightlifting

117. No. of Gold, Silver, Bronze medals India has till 2020 Olympics?

  1. 9, 7, 12
  2. 7, 9, 10
  3. 8, 10, 12
  4. 5, 8, 11

Answer (a)

118. How many countries took part in the 1st Olympics of 1896?

  1. 10
  2. 11
  3. 15
  4. 21

Answer (b)

119. Which continent has not hosted the Olympics till now?

  1. Asia
  2. America
  3. Australia
  4. Africa

Answer (d)

120. Who are the flag bearers from India in the 2020 Olympics?

  1. Mary Kom & Bajrang Punia
  2. Mary Kom & Manpreet Singh
  3. Manpreet Singh & P V Sindhu
  4. Bajrang Punia & P V Sindhu 

Answer (b)

121. What is the distance of marathon race in the Olympics?

  1. 26 miles 385 yards (42 km)
  2. 25 miles 384 yards (40 km) 
  3. 27 miles 385 yards (45 km) 
  4. 28 miles 273 yards (48 km) 

Answer (a)

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