1. Which Muslim ruler died after falling from his horse while playing ‘Polo’ ?

(a) Babar (b) Qutub din Aibek

(c) Jahangir (d) Akbar.

2. ‘Phillip ides’ was a


(a) Athenian Greek

(b) Spartan Greek

(c) Roman

(d) None of above.


3. Which Mughal emperor was associated with the game of ‘Polo’?

(a) Babar (b) Aurangzeb

(c) Jahangir (d) Akbar.

4. In ancient Greece, the ‘sky god’ was


(a) Poseidon

(b) Apollo

(c) Zeus

(d) None of the above.


5. In ancient Greece, the ‘God of sea’ was

(a) Poseidon (b) Apollo

(c) Zens (d) None of these.

6. In the ancient Greece, ‘Apollo’ was


(a) God of Sea

(b) God of healing

(c) God of fire

(d) God of water.


7. Who was the first person to receive ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna’ Award ?

(a) K. Malleshwari

(b) Baichung Bhutia

(c) Vishwanathan Anand

(d) Sachin Tendulkar.

8. Olympic rings indicate

(a) five continents (b) five rivers (c) five countries (d) five mountains.

9. Which games were held in the honor of God Apollo?

(a) Nemean Games

(b) Isthmian Games

(c) Phythian Games

(d) None of the above.

10. The ancient Olympic Games were banned by which emperor?

(a) Aristotle (b) Poseidon

(c) Theodoseus (d) None of these.

11. What type of track was made for foot races, by the Greeks?

(a) Round track (b) Straight track (c) Oval track (d) Hilly track.

12. Which Roman King won prizes in the ancient Olympics by bribing the officials?

(a) King George (b) Theodosius (c) King Nero (d) Aristotle.

13. In which Olympics were gold medals first given to the winners?

(a) 1928, Antwerp (b) 1908, London (c) 1900, Paris (d) 1896, Athens.

14. When and where was the Olympic flag used for the first time?

(a) 1896, Athens Olympics

(b) 1996, Atlanta Olympics

(c) 1920, Antwerp Olympics

(d) None of the above.

15. Indian Olympic Association was formed in the year

(a) 1927 (b) 1928

(c) 1929 (d) 1930.

16. Where is the headquarters of International Olympic Committee located?

(a) U.S.A. (b) London

(c) Switzerland (d) Germany.

17. What is the aim of Physical eduction?

(a) Physical development

(b) A wholesome development of an individual

(c) Growth and development

(d) All the above.

18. What is the philosophy of physical educa­tion programmes?

(a) Realism

(b) Pragmatism

(c) Idealism

(d) All the above.

19. Which of the following Asian countries hosted the first Common Wealth Games? (a) Malaysia (b) China

(c) Japan (d) Pakistan.

20. Which of following games were included in the Asian Games held in 1998?

(a) Basketball and Volleyball

(b) Snooker and Billiards

(c) Squash and Tennis

(d) Kabaddi and Kho-Kho.

21. Sports Authority of India was formed in the year

(a) 1983 (b) 1984

(c) 1985 (d) 1986.

22. The teachers of ball who worked under the instructions from the paid tribes were called

(a) Paidogogue

(b) Epheboi

(c) Sphairistes

(d) Spartans.

23. Who amongst the following first classified different exercises?

(a) Plato (b) Galen

(c) Aristotle (d) Rousseau.

24. The principles of physical training were first prescribed by

(a) Galen (b) Plato

(c) Rousseau (d) Aristotle.

25. ‘Palaestra’ and ‘Didascaleum’ were famous in

(a) Athens (b) Sparta

(c) Rome (d) both (a) and (b).

26. How many entries per event are allowed in Olympics?

(a) 2 (b) 3

(c) 4 (d) 5.

27. In which year were the interim Olympics held?

(a) 1896 (b) 1906

(c) 1908 (d) 1916.

28. What was the punishment given to the cheaters in the ancient Olympics?

(a) They used to be hanged

(b) They used to be drowned

(c) They used to be beaten with hunters

(d) They used to be detained.

29. What is the motto written on the shrine of God Apollo, in Greece?

(a) Meden Agan

(b) Citius Altius Fortius

(c) Ever onward

(d) None of the above.

30. Which of the following games were held in the honor of god Poseidon?

(a) Isthmian (b) Nemean

(c) Pythian (d) Olympics.

31. Which games were held in the honor of God Zeus?

(a) Pythian

(b) Nemean

(c) Isthmian

(d) None of the above.

32. In Athens, the boys were enrolled in Cadet Corps called

(a) Crypteia (b) Epheboi

(c) Pedagogue (d) Ecclesia.

33. Lyceum, the public gymnasia was related with

(a) Rousseau

(b) Aristotle

(c) God Zeus

(d) None of the above.

34. What is the duration of summer Olympic Games?

(a) 16 days (b) 17 days

(c) 18 days (d) 10 days.

35. In which year, were the ancient Olympic Games banned?

(a) 396 AD (b) 394 AD

(c) 296 AD (d) 334 AD.

36. ‘Agoge’ in ancient Greece meant

(a) Formal system of education

(b) Informal system of education

(c) Reading, writing, playing

(d) All the above.

37. What was ‘Palaestra’ famous for, in the ancient Greece?

(a) It was a wrestling school

(b) It was a music school

(c) It was a stadium

(d) It was a swimming pool.

38. ‘Didascaleum’ in the ancient Greece was famous for

(a) Aerobics (b) dance

(c) Music (d) weight training.

39. Where were the 13th Asian games held?

(a) Beijing (b) Bangkok

(c) London (d) Athens.

40. Who amongst the following started the custom of carrying the flaming torch from Athens to the site of Olympic Games?

(a) Adolf Hitler (b) King George-1 (c) Plato (d) Aristotle.

41. The Olympic flag consists of

(a) White background with no border & Olympic symbol in the center

(b) White background with black border & Olympic symbol in the center

(c) Yellow background with black border & Olympic symbol on the top right corner

(d) Grey background with no border & Olympic symbol in the center.

42. When was the YMCA (Chennai) College of Physical Education formed?

(a) 1914 (b) 1896

(c) 1920 (d) 1924.

43. Who was the first principal of YMCA college of Physical Education?

(a) G. D. Sondhi (b) H. C. Buck (c) B. P. Coubertain (d) C. A. Bucher.

44. ‘Agoge’ was in

(a) Greece (b) Rome

(c) Iran (d) China.

45. Who was the pioneer of Medical Gymnastics?

(a) Rosseau (b) Gestalt

(c) Aristotle (d) Hyppocrates.

46. In which year were the Winter Olympics held for the first time?

(a) 1923 (b) 1924

(c) 1925 (d) 1926.

47. Word ‘Diskos’ in Greek meant

(a) A thing for throwing

(b) A thing for pushing

(c) A thing for eating

(d) A thing for playing.

48. The main profession of the Greeks was

(a) Agriculture (b) pottery (c) playing (d) music.

49. A weak child born, used to be left on the ‘Mount Tygatus’ for dying, in

(a) Athens

(b) Rome

(c) Sparta

(d) None of the above.

50. In Sparta, at the age of 18, the boys were enrolled for in the secret corps known as

(a) Dedascalum

(b) Palaestra

(c) Crypteia

(d) None of the above.


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