Important Questions on Rio Olympics 2016
(Q.1) Rio Olympics 2016, official known as Games of the XXXI Olympiad will be formally held between ________ to __________ at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- 1st to 17th August 2016
- 5th to 21st August 2016
- 9th to 25th August 2016
- 13th to 29th August 2016
(Q.2) What is the official slogan for Rio Olympics 2016?
- ‘A New World’
- ‘Live Your Passion’
- ‘Stronger Higher Faster’
- ‘Sports and World Peace’
(Q.3) Which among the following is the official mascot of Rio Olympics 2016 – named after a Brazilian musician and representing Brazilian Wildlife?
(Q.4) 11000+ athletes from ________ countries will participate in Rio Olympics 2016
(Q.5) 306 events in ______ sports will take place during Rio Olympics 2016
(Q.6) Which sport will mark its comeback at Rio Olympics after being dropped from the list post 1904 Summer Olympics?
- Skate boarding
(Q.7) Among all countries participating in Rio Olympics 2016, which country has the largest contingent (554 athletes) that also includes the largest women contingent (292 women athletes) sent by any country in the history of Summer Olympics?
- United States
- United Kingdom
(Q.8) Which country has sent the smallest contingent (just 1 athlete) to Rio Olympics 2016?
(Q.9) The first ever refugee Olympic team will participate in Rio Olympics 2016 under which flag?
- United Nations Flag
- European Union’s Flag
- Red Cross Society’s Flag
- Olympics Flag
(Q.10) Opening ceremony of Rio Olympics 2016 was held in which famous football stadium of Rio de Janeiro?
- Morumbi Football Stadium
- Estodio da Arruda Football Stadium
- Mane Garirncha Football Stadium
- Maracana Football Stadium
(Q.11) What was the theme of Rio Olympics 2016’s opening ceremony?
- ‘World Peace and Environment’
- ‘Sustainable Development and Inclusive Growth’
- ‘Sports for Healthy Living’
- ‘Universal brotherhood and Environment Conservation’
(Q.12) Who among the following sportsperson was the flag bearer of Indian contingent at opening ceremony of Rio Olympics?
- Sania Mirza
- Deepika Kumari
- Dipa Karmakar
- Abinav Bindra
(Q.13) Which among the following company is the official sponsor of Indian contingent for Rio Olympics?
- Tata Motors
- Hero Motors
(Q.14) Who among the following were the Goodwill brand Ambassadors of Indian Contingent for Rio Olympics 2016?
- Salman Khan, A R Rahman, Sachin Tendulkar and P T Usha
- Salman Khan, A R Rahman, Sachin Tendulkar and Abhinav Bindra
- Shah Rukh Khan, A R Rahman, Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra
- Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan and A R Rahman
(Q.15) By winning in women’s 10-meter air rifle event, which country became the first country to win a Gold medal at Rio Olympics 2016?
- United States
- South Korea