Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Olympics Quiz (GK Quiz-6)



Olympics Quiz
(GK Quiz-6)

Q1: International Olympic Committee was founded in the year

(a) 1854
(b) 1874
(c) 1894
(d) 1898


Q2: Where was the Ancient Olympics held?

(a) Rome
(b) Greece
(c) Egypt
(d) England


Q3: The five Olympic rings represent

(a) Original five members
(b) Largest five members
(c) Five continents
(d) Earth, Fire, Air, Water, Ether


Q4: The first Olympics (Ancient) took place in honour of which Greek God?

(a) Apollo
(b) Zeus
(c) Herculus
(d) Athena




Q5: Gold, silver and bronze medals at Olympics were introduced for the first time in the which year?

(a) 1896
(b) 1900
(c) 1904
(d) 1916


Q6: P T Usha lost a bronze medal in 400m hurdles in the 1984 Games by 1/100 of a second. Who won the gold medal in that Olympics?

(a) Nawal el Montawakel
(b) Dot Richardson
(c) Jane Jordan
(d) Melaine Walker


Q7: Which sport made a return to the Olympics in Seoul in 1988 after a long break of 64 years?

(a) Table Tennis
(b) Equestrian
(c) Lawn Tennis
(d) Boxing


Q8: Which of the following sports has not been an event at the Summer Olympics?

(a) Croquet
(b) Tug-Of-War
(c) Pigeon shooting
(d) Roller hockey


Q9: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Lt. Colonel in the Indian Army, won silver medal (shooting) in the 2004 Summer Olympics. In which event did he win the medal?

(a) 25m Pistol
(b) Double Trap
(c) 10m Pistol
(d) Men's Skeet


Q10: Who has won the maximum number of Olympic medals in her/his career?

(a) Mark Spitz
(b) Pavo Nurmi
(c) Larisa Latynina
(d) Michael Phelps




Answers:
1: (c) 1894
2: (b) Greece
3: (c) Five continents
4: (b) Zeus
5: (c) 1904
6: (a) Nawal el Montawakel
7: (c) Lawn Tennis
8: (d) Roller hockey
9: (b) Double Trap
10: (d) Michael Phelps (22 medals, 2nd is Larisa Latynina 18 medals)





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