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Question 1
Which athlete became the first Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal recently?
A
Hamideh Abbasali
B
Zahra Nemati
C
Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin
D
Maryam Tousi
Question 1 Explanation: 
C
Question 2
Who won gold in women’s singles badminton event at Rio Olympics?
A
Ratchanok Intanon
B
Carolina Marin
C
Li Xuerui
D
Wang Shixian
Question 2 Explanation: 
B
Question 3
P V Sindhu has won the historic silver medal in which event?
A
Badminton
B
Triathlon
C
Swimming
D
Squash
Question 3 Explanation: 
A
Question 4
Which country won the gold medal in women's football event at the Rio Olympics?
A
Sweden
B
Brazil
C
Canada
D
Germany
Question 4 Explanation: 
D
Question 5
Which out of the following won gold in the taekwondo event in the 57kg category at the Rio Olympics?
A
Eva Calvo Gómez
B
Bianca Walkden
C
Jade Jones
D
Hou Yuzhuo
Question 5 Explanation: 
C
Question 6
Rani Laxmi Bai Award will be given by which state government to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik for winning a medal in Rio Olympics?
A
Rajasthan
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Jharkhand
D
Maharashtra
Question 6 Explanation: 
B
Question 7
What is the total number of countries that participated in The Rio Olympics?
A
205
B
200
C
195
D
210
Question 7 Explanation: 
A
Question 8
How many medals in all (Gold,Silver and Bronze) were awarded to the winners in the Rio olympics?
A
1695
B
2300
C
2102
D
2245
Question 8 Explanation: 
C
Question 9
How many athletes from India participated in the Rio Olympics?
A
114
B
125
C
121
D
85
Question 9 Explanation: 
C
Question 10
Ashton Eaton, the winner of the gold medal in decathlon, is from which country?
A
Germany
B
Spain
C
China
D
United States
Question 10 Explanation: 
d
Question 11
Decathlon comprises of how many track events?
A
3
B
6
C
4
D
5
Question 11 Explanation: 
C
Question 12
Which is the deciding body for the venue of the Olympic games?
A
National Olympic Committee
B
European Olympic Committee
C
The International Committee of Sports
D
The International Olympic Committee
Question 12 Explanation: 
D
Question 13
Where was the 1992 summer Olympics held?
A
Great Britain
B
Japan
C
Spain
D
India
Question 13 Explanation: 
C
Question 14
The headquarters of the International Olympic committee are in which city?
A
Lausanne, Switzerland
B
London , Great Britain
C
Amsterdam, Holland
D
Atlanta , United States
Question 14 Explanation: 
A
Question 15
Rythmic gymnastics includes the rope, ball, ribbon and ______. Complete the blank with the apt choice.
A
Racket
B
Bat
C
Hoop
D
Tackle
Question 15 Explanation: 
C
Question 16
Who of the following was the first person to break the 10 seconds barrier at the Olympic Games in the 100 m event?
A
Charles Greene
B
Leroy Burrell
C
Linford Christie
D
Jim Hines
Question 16 Explanation: 
D
Question 17
Who was the first female Olympic champion after women were allowed in the Olympics?
A
Charlotte Cooper
B
Hélène Prévost
C
Helen Newington Wills,
D
Suzanne Lenglen
Question 17 Explanation: 
A
Question 18
Which of the following competitions do not require a ticket to attend?
A
Golf
B
Sailing
C
Tennis
D
Basketball
Question 18 Explanation: 
B
Question 19
Of what duration are the competitions of the Olympic Games (as per the Olympic charter)?
A
10 days
B
21 days
C
14 days
D
16 days
Question 19 Explanation: 
D
Question 20
At which of the Olympic Games was the Olympic flame lit for the first time?
A
1912, Stockholm
B
1928, Amsterdam
C
1932, Los Angeles
D
1924, Paris
Question 20 Explanation: 
B
Question 21
Which Summer Olympic Games was telecast live for the first time?
A
1952 (XV Olympiad) Summer Olympics, Helsinki
B
1920(VII Olympiad)Summer Olympics,Antwerp
C
1948 (V Olympic ) Winter Olympic St. Moritz
D
1936 (XI Olympiad) Summer Olympics in Berlin
Question 21 Explanation: 
D
Question 22
Which country has participated for the first time in the 2016 Summer Olympics games?
A
Gabon
B
Macedonia
C
South Sudan
D
Burundi
Question 22 Explanation: 
C
Question 23
Out of the following, which event is not an Olympic throwing event?
A
Frisbee
B
Discus
C
Shot put
D
Javelin
Question 23 Explanation: 
A
Question 24
Rio de Janeiro beat three cities in the final round of voting for host city. Which city was not a part of the group?
A
Madrid
B
Chicago
C
Cape Town
D
Tokyo
Question 24 Explanation: 
C
Question 25
Which country has the maximum number of athletes participating in the Olympics?
A
Great Britain
B
United States
C
Argentina
D
Germany
Question 25 Explanation: 
B
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