India At The Olympics: How Much Do You Know? Trivia Facts Quiz

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This quiz on India at the Olympics, how much do you know? The year 2020 is almost here, and India is trying its best to win at least a total of fifty medals by the end of the games. Over the years, the country has been well represented, and, in this quiz, you can test how well you remember the wins. Do give it a shot and reminisce.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In which Olympics did the Indian team win its first gold medal in hockey?

    • A.

      1924 Paris

    • B.

      1928 Amsterdam

    • C.

      1932 Los Angeles

    Correct Answer
    B. 1928 Amsterdam
    Explanation
    In the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, the Indian team won its first gold medal in hockey.

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  • 2. 

    He won the first Indian to win an individual medal at the Olympics.

    • A.

      KD Jadhav

    • B.

      Vijendra Singh

    • C.

      Sushil Kumar

    Correct Answer
    A. KD Jadhav
    Explanation
    KD Jadhav is the correct answer because he was the first Indian to win an individual medal at the Olympics.

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  • 3. 

    What unique Olympic achievement is Phadeppa Dareppa Chaugule credited with?

    • A.

      He was India's first swimmer in the Games

    • B.

      India's first Olympic Marathon runner

    • C.

      Scored India's first Olympic goal in hockey

    Correct Answer
    B. India's first Olympic Marathon runner
    Explanation
    Phadeppa Dareppa Chaugule is credited with the unique Olympic achievement of being India's first Olympic Marathon runner. This means that he was the first Indian athlete to participate in the marathon event at the Olympic Games.

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  • 4. 

    Which country ended India’s run of six successive gold medals in hockey in 1960?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    C. Pakistan
    Explanation
    In 1960, Pakistan ended India's run of six successive gold medals in hockey. This implies that India had been winning gold medals in hockey for six consecutive years prior to 1960. Pakistan's victory in 1960 marked the end of India's dominance in hockey during that period.

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  • 5. 

    Whom did Leander Paes beat to win the bronze medal in tennis men's singles event at 1996 Atlanta Olympics?

    • A.

      Fernando Meligeni

    • B.

      Sergi Bruguera

    • C.

      Wayne Ferreira

    Correct Answer
    A. Fernando Meligeni
    Explanation
    Leander Paes beat Fernando Meligeni to win the bronze medal in the tennis men's singles event at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

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  • 6. 

    In which event did shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore claim silver in 2004 Athens Olympics?

    • A.

      Double trap

    • B.

      10m air rifle

    • C.

      50m pistol

    Correct Answer
    A. Double trap
    Explanation
    Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore claimed silver in the 2004 Athens Olympics in the Double trap event.

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  • 7. 

    She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal?

    • A.

      PT Usha

    • B.

      K Malleswari

    • C.

      Saina Nehwal

    Correct Answer
    B. K Malleswari
    Explanation
    K Malleswari is the correct answer because she is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal. PT Usha and Saina Nehwal are also notable Indian athletes, but they have not achieved this particular milestone.

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  • 8. 

    He was India's flag-bearer in 2008 Beijing Olympics.

    • A.

      Leander Paes

    • B.

      RS Rathore

    • C.

      Abhinav Bindra

    Correct Answer
    B. RS Rathore
    Explanation
    RS Rathore was India's flag-bearer in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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