Some Important Questions on National Games 2015
1. Who is the Goodwill Ambassador of 35th National Games ?
Ans – Sachin Tendulkar
2. What is the theme of this year’s event ?
Ans – Get Set Play
3. What is the name of the Mascot ?
Ans – Ammu (The great Indian hornbill. State bird of Kerala.)
4. Which team led the March Past of the athletes during the Opening Ceremony?
Ans – Services (By virtue of being the overall champions of the 34thNational Games held in Ranchi in 2011)
5. When was the last time Kerala hosted the National Games ?
Ans – 1987
Some questions on history of National Games
6. Who is regarded as the Father of National Games ?
Ans – D. Sondhi
He was the first chairperson of Punjab Olympic Association.
7. In which name were the National Games known earlier ?
Ans – Indian Olympics (before 1940s)
The first games under the name National Games were held in Bombay in 1940.
8. When and where did the first National games held ?
Ans – National Games were held in Bombay in 1940
9. Which city hosted the first post-independence National Games ?
Ans – Lucknow (in 1948)
10. The first edition of National Games was held in which year ?
Ans – 1924