Indian Women In Olympics

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Indian Women In Olympics - Quiz

As Mary Kom assures India another medal at London Olympics, we celebrate her success with a quiz on Indian women at the Olympics. Take it and test your knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    She is the first Indian woman to compete in Olympics?

    • A.

      N Polley

    • B.

      PT Usha

    • C.

      Shiny Wilson

    Correct Answer
    A. N Polley
    Explanation
    N Polley is the correct answer because she is the first Indian woman to compete in the Olympics. PT Usha and Shiny Wilson are also Indian athletes, but they were not the first Indian women to compete in the Olympics.

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  • 2. 

    She became the first woman to win an Olympic medal for India

    • A.

      PT Usha

    • B.

      K Malleswari

    • C.

      Saina Nehwal

    Correct Answer
    B. K Malleswari
    Explanation
    K Malleswari is the correct answer because she became the first woman to win an Olympic medal for India. This achievement is significant as it highlights her groundbreaking accomplishment in the field of sports, specifically weightlifting. PT Usha and Saina Nehwal are also notable Indian athletes, but they did not achieve the same milestone as K Malleswari in terms of winning an Olympic medal.

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  • 3. 

    In which event did PT Usha narrowly lose the bronze in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics?

    • A.

      400 metres

    • B.

      400 metres hurdles

    • C.

      800 metres

    Correct Answer
    B. 400 metres hurdles
    Explanation
    PT Usha narrowly lost the bronze in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in the 400 metres hurdles event.

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  • 4. 

    She is the first Indian woman wrestler to compete in the Olympics

    • A.

      Geeta Phogat

    • B.

      Ankita Das

    • C.

      Heena Sidhu

    Correct Answer
    A. Geeta Phogat
    Explanation
    Geeta Phogat is the correct answer because she is the first Indian woman wrestler to compete in the Olympics. This achievement highlights her groundbreaking contribution to the sport and her trailblazing role in empowering women in wrestling. Geeta Phogat's participation in the Olympics has paved the way for future generations of Indian women wrestlers, inspiring them to dream big and break barriers in the field of sports.

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  • 5. 

    The first woman to be the flag bearer for India at the Olympics

    • A.

      PT Usha

    • B.

      Saina Nehwal

    • C.

      Shiny Abraham

    Correct Answer
    C. Shiny Abraham
    Explanation
    Shiny Abraham is the correct answer because she was the first woman to be the flag bearer for India at the Olympics. This means that she had the honor of carrying the Indian flag during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. PT Usha and Saina Nehwal are notable Indian athletes, but they have not held this specific distinction.

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  • 6. 

    She has represented India in three consecutive Olympics in shooting

    • A.

      Anjali Bhagwat

    • B.

      Avneet Kaur Sidhu

    • C.

      Suma Shirur

    Correct Answer
    A. Anjali Bhagwat
    Explanation
    Anjali Bhagwat is the correct answer because she is the only shooter among the three options who has represented India in three consecutive Olympics.

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  • 7. 

    The only one Indian judoka at the London Olympics

    • A.

      Mary Kom

    • B.

      Chekrovolu Swuro

    • C.

      Garima Chaudhary

    Correct Answer
    C. Garima Chaudhary
    Explanation
    Garima Chaudhary is the correct answer because she was the only Indian judoka who participated in the London Olympics. Mary Kom is a renowned Indian boxer and Chekrovolu Swuro is an Indian archer, but they are not judokas. Therefore, Garima Chaudhary is the only Indian judoka at the London Olympics.

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