Tokyo Olympics Quiz Questions and Answers: Check Top 10 Current Affairs Questions related to Olympic Games

Tokyo Olympics Quiz Questions and Answers: Here are top 10 current affairs questions and answers related to Tokyo Olympics 2020 that will help you prepare for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC and RRB.

Created On: Aug 1, 2021 14:52 ISTModified On: Aug 19, 2021 14:53 IST
Tokyo Olympic 2020 Quiz: Check Important Questions and Answers related to Olympic Games
Tokyo Olympic 2020 Quiz: Check Important Questions and Answers related to Olympic Games

Tokyo Olympics Quiz Questions and Answers: Here are top 10 current affairs questions and answers related to Tokyo Olympics 2020 that will help you prepare for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC and RRB. The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. 

The Tokyo Olympics Quiz Questions and Answers cover topics related to Tokyo Olympics 2020 including Indian contingent size and Indian track and field athletes among others. 

1. When was the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games?

a) July 22nd

b) July 23rd

c) July 24th 

d) July 25th 

2. What was the size of the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics 2020?

a) 228

b) 336

c) 248

d) 196

3. Which among the following badminton player failed to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics?

a) Saina Nehwal

b) PV Sindhu

c) B Sai Praneeth

d) Chirag Shetty

4. Who is the first and only Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics?

a) Vinesh Phogat

b) Anshu Malik

c) Sonam Malik

d) Sakshi Malik

5. Which among the following tennis players did not play at the Tokyo Olympics?

a) Rohan Bopanna 

b) Sania Mirza 

c) Ankita Raina

d) Sumit Nagpal

6. Who was the sole representative of India in the Women’s Artistic event?

a) Annu Rani

b) Maana Patel

c) Pranati Nayak

d) Priyanka Goswami

7. How many Indian track and field athletes qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020?

a) 32

b) 40

c) 26

d) 15

8. Which star Indian track and field athlete missed out on qualification in the Tokyo Olympics 2020?

a) Dutee Chand

b) Hima Das

c) Seema Punia

d) Kamalpreet Kaur

9. Which among the following sports made its debut at Olympics 2020?

a) Karate

b) Fencing

c) Judo

d) Equestrian

10. Which among the following sports returned to the Olympics this year after being cut out previously?

a) Baseball

b) Golf

c) Judo

d) Fencing 

Answers

1. (b) July 23rd

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Opening Ceremony took place at the newly-built National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan on July 23, 2021. 

2. (a) 228

India sent its largest-ever contingent to the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The total size of the contingent including players, coaches, officials and support staff amounts to 228.

3. (a) Saina Nehwal

India's first badminton player to win a medal at the Olympic Games, Saina Nehwal failed to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. She had lost in the quarterfinals during her Olympic debut in 2008 as a teenager and then went on to win a bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympics. She had to exit in Rio Olympics in 2016 due to injury.

4. (d)Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik had made India proud by winning the bronze medal in the women's 58 kg category at the Rio Olympics 2016. She had become the first and only Indian woman wrestler to medal at the Olympics. However, the wrestler has lacked consistency in recent years and has struggled to match her performance. She failed to qualify for Tokyo Olympics 2020. 

5. (a) Rohan Bopanna 

India's Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan missed the cut-off for the men's doubles event at the Tokyo Olympics, as per the official entry list released by the International Tennis Federation. India will now only be represented in the women's doubles event in Tokyo by Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina.

6. (c) Pranati Nayak

Pranati Nayak was the sole representative of India at the women's artistic event at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. 

7. (c) 26

In total, 26 track and field athletes will be representing India across 18 sporting categories. The Athletic Federation of India (AFI) released the list of the 26 Indian athletes on July 05, 2021. 

8. (b) Hima Das

Hima Das, who is the first Indian athlete to win gold in a track event at the IAAF World U20 Championship, missed out her Tokyo Olympic qualification. The main reason is her switch to running the 100m and 200m races over her preferred 400m distance.

9. (a)Karate

Four sports- karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing made their debut at Tokyo Olympics 2020. 

10. (a) Baseball

Two other sports returned to the Olympics this after being cut out previously and they include Baseball and Softball.

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