Kerala PSC Study Material 6: Games and Sports Questions

Kerala PSC Study Materials: Sports Related Question and Answer

List of Trophies and Cups related to Sports

AshesCricket (Australia-England)
Aga Khan CupHockey
Thomas CupBadminton
Uber CupBadminton
Duleep TrophyCricket
Ranji TrophyCricket
Irani CupCricket
Merdeka CupFootball
Nagjee TrophyFootball
Rovers CupFootball
Durand CupFootball
Santhosh TrophyFootball
Copa America CupFootball
Prince of Wales CupGolf
Indira Gandhi Gold CupHockey
Champions TrophyHockey
Beighton CupHockey
Dhyan Chand TrophyHockey

27 Olympic, Games, Sports Questions

  1. Olympic Games was originated in ancient Greece.
  2. Modern Olympics was held in 1896 at Athens, Capital of Greece
  3. Headquarters of the International Olympic Committee is at Lausanne.
  4. Olympic game is held every four years
  5. Father of modern Olympics – Pierre de Coubertin
  6. Father of Youth Olympics – Jacques Rogge
  7. Father of Paralympics – Ludwig Guttmann
  8. Father of Commonwealth games – Ashley Cooper
  9. Father of Asian games – Guru Dutt Sondhi
  10. Father of Sports in Kerala –  G.V. Raja
  11. Father of sports education – H.C. Buck
  12. Olympic Flag was designed by Pierre de Coubertin and adopted in 1914
  13. The flag was raised for the first time in 1920 at Antwerp Olympics
  14. Yellow colour represents Asia, Black colour represents Africa, Blue represents Europe, Red represents America, Green represents Australia.
  15. Citius, Altius, Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger) is the motto of the Olympics. It was prepared by Father Henri Dideon
  16. The motto was firstly used in 1924 Paris Olympics.
  17. Tokyo (Japan, 1964) is the first Asian country to host the Olympics.
  18. The famous Olympics Museum is situated at Lausanne (Switzerland)
  19. The first medal winner in modern Olympics was James Connolly of USA
  20. Charlotte Cooper of United Kingdom was the first woman to win a Gold Medal in Modern Olympics
  21. Pankaj Advani is associated with – Sports
  22. The tennis player who won the Ladies Singles Championship in Wimbledon, the most times? – Martina Navratilova
  23. Jesse Owens global award is given in the field of? – Sports
  24. With which games is Dhyan Chand’s name associated? – Hockey
  25. Who was the Captain of the Indian cricket team, which won the 1983 World Cup? – Kapil Dev
  26. In which Olympics did PT Usha lose a bronze medal narrowly – Los Angeles
  27. “Merdeka Cup” is associated with? – Football

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