Top 25 Questions from Commonwealth Games 2014

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1) Which was the venue of the opening ceremony of 20th Commonwealth Games held at Glasgow (Scotland)? – Celtic Park (The opening ceremony was held on on 23 July 2014)

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2) Which was the venue of the closing ceremony of 20th Commonwealth Games held on 3 August 2014? – Hampden Park

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3) What was the motto of these Games? – People, Place, Passion

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4) What was the name of the official mascot of 20th Commonwealth Games? – Clyde

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5) Clyde, the mascot of 20th Commonwealth Games, represented what? – The Clyde River, that flows through Glasgow

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6) With the successful completion of 20th Commonwealth Games, Scotland has now hosted these Games for how many times? – Three (Scotland hosted its first Commonwealth Games in 1970 in Edinburgh and then in 1986 also in Edinburgh)

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7) Which city would host the next Commonwealth Games to be held in 2018? – Gold Coast City, Australia (The 21st Commonwealth Games would be held at Gold Coast City during April 2018)

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8) Which country topped the medals tally in the 20th Commonwealth Games? – England

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9) Which are the top 10 countries in the medals tally of 20th Commonwealth Games? – England, Australia, Canada, Scotland, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Jamaica

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10) How many countries took part in the Games? – Seventy One (71)

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11) How many countries won medals in the 20th Commonwealth Games? – 37

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12) Which two athletes won 6 gold medals each at the 20th Commonwealth Games? – P. Bezzoubenko of Canada (in Rhythmic Gymnastics) and E. McKon of Australia (in Swimming)

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13) Who were the fastest athletes of 20th Commonwealth Games? – Kemar Bailey-Cole (Jamaica) was the fastest male athlete and Blessing Okagbare (Nigeria) was the fastest woman athlete of the Games

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14) Who was the only Gold medal winner in these games to be caught for doping charges? – Chika Amalaha (The women weightlifter of Nigeria who won gold in women’s 53 kg weightlifting event. Her gold medal was consequentially taken back)

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15) Which tiny Pacific island nation won it’s first-ever medal in Commonwealth Games in form of a Gold Medal? – Kiribati (David Katoatau won Gold medal for his country Kiribati in 105 Kg men’s weightlifting event)

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16) Which country did not participated in the 20th Commonwealth Games as it withdrew its membership of Commonwealth in 2013? – Gambia (Gambia withdrew as the member of Commonwealth countries on 7 October 2013 and hence did not send its contingent to these games)

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17) What was India’s rank in 20th Commonwealth Games? – Fifth

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18) India won many medals overall in 20th Commonwealth Games? – 64

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19) India won how many gold medals in 20th Commonwealth Games? – 15 (It won 30 silver medals and 19 bronze medals to take its overall tally to 64)

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20) India won largest number of gold medals in which sports at the 20th Commonwealth Games? – Wrestling (It won 5 gold medals in wrestling through Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Babita Kumari, Amit Kumar and Vinesh Phogat)

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21) India won how many gold medals in Shooting at the 20th Commonwealth Games? – Four (Four gold medal winners for India in Shooting are – Abhinav Bindra, Apurvi Chandela, Jitu Rai and Rahi Sarnobat)

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22) India won how many gold medals in Weightlifting at the 20th Commonwealth Games? – Three (India’s three gold winners in weightlifting are – Satish Sivalingam, K Sanjita Chanu and Sukhen Dey)

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23) Who is India’s only gold medal winner in athletics events at the 20th Commonwealth Games? – Vikas Shive Gowda (He won gold medal in men’s discus throw event with a throw of 63.64 metres)

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24) Who won the gold medal in women’s squash doubles event at the 20th Commonwealth Games? – Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa (It was India’s first gold medal win in squash event at any Commonwealth Games)

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25) Who won India’s lone gold medal in Badminton event in the 20th Commonwealth Games? – P. Kashyap (He defeated Singapore’s Derek Wong by 21-14, 11-21, 21-19 to become the first Indian man to win badminton gold at the Games for 32 years)

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