Welcome back to BYJU’S Sunday Challenge! In this edition, we celebrate the Olympic Games with fun and fantastic facts from the peak of the sporting world.
You can take a shot at the questions and field your guesses in the comments section below. Answers will be revealed on subsequent Sundays in the comment section.
Ready? Here are your questions:
Its name is based on the Japanese words for ‘future’ and ‘eternity’. It has a personality inspired by the Japanese proverb, “learn from the past and develop new ideas”. It is described as cheerful and remarkably athletic, with a special power to instantly teleport anywhere it wants. Who are we talking about?
Identify this nine-time American Olympic gold medalist. He is one of only six Olympic athletes to win a gold medal in the same individual event in four consecutive Olympic Games. Also identify the seven-time Formula 1 World Champion who is named after him.
Which olympic sport, that has featured in every edition since the first Modern Olympic Games is divided into these three categories – epee, foil and sabre?
Four new sports made their debut at the Tokyo Olympic Games this time. If Sport Climbing and Karate were two of them, what were the other two sports?
If Sushil Kumar is the only male athlete to have won two Olympic medals for the country, who is the only woman to have achieved the feat? (Hint: She achieved this after securing a bronze medal at Tokyo 2020.)
Leave your guesses in the comments section below. And remember, answers will be revealed next Sunday in the comments section too, along with a brand new edition of BYJU’S Sunday Challenge.
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