Thursday, September 4, 2008

Beijing Olympics 2008 Quiz,Trivia Questions

Questions on Beijing Olympics will be asked for all forthcoming competitive exams like PSC, Banks etc.

1.China won the most gold medals at the Beijing Games with 51. They become the first country to crack the 50-gold mark since the Soviet Union in 1988. The most golds ever won in a single Olympics is 83 (United States, 1984)

2.It's the first time since 1936 that a country other than the United States or the Soviet Union has led the medal count.

3.Michael Phelps of U S won the maximum eight medals in an Olympics.

4.Yelena IsinBayeva of Russia breaks the World record for 24 th time and wins the Gold in Ploe vault.

5.The overall medal count was won by the United States for the fourth consecutive Olympics. The U.S. earned 110 medals, compared to China's 100.

6.Usain Bolt of Jamaica becomes the fastest man in the world winning the 100m event with a new World Record. He won the Gold in 200m and 4*100 m events.

7.Panama and Mongolia won the first gold medals in their respective histories.

8.United states wins Basketball and Volley ball Gold medals. Argentna wins Gold in Soccer.

10.Shelly Ann Fraser of Jamaica becomes the fastest woman winning the 100 m race.

11. India's best Olympics in History. India's medal winners-Abhinav Bindra wins Gold in shooting. Sushil Kumar wins bronze in wrestling. Vijender Kumar wins bronze in Boxing

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