Common Wealth Games , also known as Friendly Games are going to be organised in 2022 in Birmingham. Here are Gk Question of Common Wealth Games.
Common Wealth Games
Common Wealth Games is an international multisport events involving athlete from the commonwealth of nations . The first common wealth games held in 1930.
The 1930 British Empire Games ( now known as Commonwealth Games ) were held in Hamilton , Ontario from 16 to 23 August 1930.
In the first common wealth games 11 Nations participated with 400 athletes in total of 59 events. These games are held after every four years.
In commonwealth games only those countries participate which were ruled by Britishers.
Commonwealth Games 2022
Common Wealth Games 2022 are going to be organised in Birmingham ( the second-largest city in the United Kingdom ) , England from Thursday 28 July 2022 to Monday 8 August 2022. In the 22nd Common wealth games 72 commonwealth games are expected to take part.
A total of 280 events will be organised in 20 sports. This is the third time that England is hosting these games .
Gk Questions on Common Wealth Games
Q1. Which country is hosting the Commonwealth games 2022 ?
Answer : Birmingham, England
Q2. What are the dates of commonwealth Games 2022 ?
Answer : Thursday 28 July 2022 to Monday 8 August 2022
Q3. Commonwealth Games 2026 will be hosted by which country ?
Answer : The 23rd Commonwealth Games 2026 will be hosted by Australia
Q4. What is the Old Name of Commonwealth Games ?
Answer : The Old Name of Commonwealth Games is “The British Empire Games” . From 1930 to 1950 these games were known as ” British Empire Games” , From 1954 to 1966 these were named as the British Empire and Commonwealth Games.
From 1970 to 1974 they were known as British Commonwealth Games. Now these game are known as ” Commonwealth Games”
Q5. How many countries participate in Commonwealth Games 2022 ?
Answer : At present, 72 countries are taking part in the commonwealth games 2022.
Q6. Who is the father of the Commonwealth Games ?
Answer : Melville Marks (Bobby ) Robinson is recognised as the founder of the Commonwealth Games.
Q7. What is the motto of the Commonwealth Games? ?
Answer : The Motto of the Commonwealth Games 2022 is “Games for Everyone”
Q8. How many events are to be organised in commonwealth games 2022 ?
Answer : 280 events in 20 different sports are going to be organised in the commonwealth games 2022.
Q9. Which country is the last member of Commonwealth ?
Answer : The Most recent members of the commonwealth are the Francophone African Nations of Gabon and Tagon . This nation has joined commonwealth on 29 June 2022.
Q10. Who is the head of the commonwealth ?
Answer : Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the Head of the Commonwealth.
Q11. Name the first head of the commonwealth ?
Answer : King George VI was the first head of the Commonwealth.
Q12. Who is the mascot of 2022 Commonwealth Games ?
Answer : Perry is the mascot of Commonwealth Games 2022. Perry is a multi-coloured, jazzy bull with an athletic build.
Q13. Where is the headquarter of Commonwealth Games ?
Answer : The head quarter of commonwealth games is at London, England.
Q14. In which year India hosted Commonwealth Games ?
Answer : India hosted the commonwealth games in October 2010.
Q15. Who is Perry ?
Answer : Perry is the mascot of Commonwealth games . Perry is a multi-coloured, jazzy bull with an athletic build.
Q16. Which India Shooter Won the gold in the Women’s 25m pistol event in commonwealth games 2018 ?
Answer : Heena Sindhu
Q17. 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games will be organised in which country ?
Answer : Commonwealth Youth Games 2023 will be organised in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
Q18. When did India Participate first time in the commonwealth games ?
Answer : India participated first time in the second British Empires Games ( commonwealth games ) in the year 1934 at London, England.
Q19. Name the first Indian Player to win medal at commonwealth games ?
Answer : Rashid Anwar won the first medal for India in commonwealth games 1934 in the 74 kg men’s wrestling weight category.
Q20. Which country gas hosted the most commonwealth Games ?
Answer : Australia has hosted the commonwealth games maximum times i.e. 5 times.
1938 – Sydney,
1962 – Perth
1982 – Brisbane
2006 – Melbourne
2018 – Gold Coast
Q21. In which year Milkha Singh won the gold medal in Athletics in Commonwealth games ?
Answer : India won its first gold medal in commonwealth games in Athletics by ” Milkha Singh” in 1958
Q22. 1978 Commonwealth games were hosted by which country?
Answer : The 1978 commonwealth games were held in Edmonton Alberta, Canada
Q23. Name the first Asian Country to host the commonwealth games?
Answer : First Asian country to host Commonwealth games is Malaysia. The 1998 commonwealth games were hosted at Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia ( 1998)
Commonwealth Games FAQs
Q. Where Commonwealth Games 2022 will be organised ?
Ans. Commonwealth Games 2022 will be organised at Birmingham, England