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Commonwealth Games GK 2018

Commonwealth Games GK 2018

1. What nation is not participating in Commonwealth Games 2018?

France

2.Who is the current Head of the Commonwealth?

Queen Elizabeth II

3.What is the host city of the 2018 Commonwealth Games?

Gold Coast

4.By which name the XXI Commonwealth Games is known as?

Goldcoast 2018

5.What is the mascot name of XXI Commonwealth Games?

Borobi

6.What is the motto of the Gold Coast 2018?

Share the Dream

7.How many times Australia has hosted the Commonwealth Games?

5 times

8.When Australia won bid to host Commonwealth Games 2018?

2011

9.How many nations are participating in 2018 Commonwealth Games?

71

10.Who made the Athletes Oath in 2018 Commonwealth Games?

Karen Murphy

11.What city to host 2022 Commonwealth Games?

Birmingham

12.What country is leading in winning gold medal?

Australia

13.What was the host city of 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Glasgow

14.By which name the Commonwealth Games earliest known as?

British Empire Games

15.In which year the first Commonwealth Games were held?

1930

16.There are how many sport events in 2018 Commonwealth Games?

275

17.What team won first medal in Gold Coast 2018?

England

18.How many athletes participated in 2014 Commonwealth Games?

4947

19.What was the host city of XIX Commonwealth Games held in 2010?

New Delhi

20.What was the host city of XVIII Commonwealth Games held in 2006?

Melbourne

21.What is the main venue of 2018 Commonwealth Games?

Carrara Stadium

22.How many contestants represents India at the Commonwealth Games 2018?

218

23.Who won gold in women’s 48 kg weightlifting event in the 2018 Commonwealth Games?

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

24.Who won gold in Men’s 400 meter freestyle swimming event?

Mack Horton

25.Who won gold in Women’s 58 kg weightlifting event in 2018 Commonwealth Games?

Tia Clair Toomey

26.Who won gold in Women’s sprint cycling event in 2018 Commonwealth Games?

Stephanie Morton

27.Who won gold in Men’s 10 meter air pistol shooting event in Gold Coast 2018?

Jitu Rai

28.Who won gold in women’s 69kg weightlifting even in Gold Coast 2018?

Punam Yadav

29.There are how many sports in Gold Coast 2018?

19

30.Who won gold in men’s sprint cycling track event in 2018 Commonwealth Games?

Sam Webster

31.Which gymnast from Northern Ireland won first gold in Men’s pommel horse event in Gold Coast 2018?

Rhys McClenaghan

32.Which Indian weightlifter won gold in Men’s 77 kg event in Gold Coast 2018?

Sathish Sivalingam

33.Which Australian won gold in women’s 100 meter freestyle s8 swimming event in 2018 CWG?

Lakeisha Patterson

34.How many gold India won at 2018 CWG?

26

35.How many medals India won totally at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

66

36.Who won gold in women’s 25 meter pistol event in shooting in 2018 Gold Coast?

Heena Sidhu

37.Who won gold in women’s light flyweight 48 kg boxing event in Gold Coast 2018?

Mary Kom

38.How many countries are in the Commonwealth Games?

Although there are 53 members of the Commonwealth of Nations, 71 teams participate in the Commonwealth Games, as a number of dependent territories compete under their own flags. The four Home Nations of the United Kingdom—England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland—also send separate teams.

39.Where are the Commonwealth Games being held?

The 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018, is an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that will be held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia between 4 and 15 April 2018.

40.Which city will host the 2018 Commonwealth Games?

2018 Commonwealth Games bidding results
City Country Votes
Gold Coast City Australia 43
Hambantota Sri Lanka 27

 

41.What sports are played at the Commonwealth Games?

  • Athletics

  • Badminton

  • Basketball

  • Bowls

  • Boxing

  • Cycling

  • Diving

  • Gymnastics

  • Hockey

  • Netball

  • Rugby Sevens

  • Shooting

  • Squash

  • Swimming

  • Table Tennis

  • Triathlon

  • Volleyball

  • Weightlifting

  • Wrestling

41.When will the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) be held?

The Gold Coast will host the Commonwealth Games from 4-15 April in 2018.

42.Who is organising GC2018?

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) have the role to plan, organise and deliver GC2018, working alongside the Commonwealth Games Federation, Australian Commonwealth Games Association, Federal and Queensland Government and the Gold Coast City Council.

43.Where will the Games be held?

Events will predominately be held at venues on the Gold Coast. Some events will also be held in Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns.

44.What sports will be contested at GC2018?

Eighteen sports and 7 para-sports will be contested at GC2018. A complete list is available on the sports page.

46.What are the dates and times for the GC2018 Sports Program?

You can check the full sports program and plan you games with our handy interactive competition schedule.

47.Past games

Commonwealth Games have been held on the following years, in these locations:

  • 1930 Hamilton (Canada)
  • 1934 London (England)
  • 1938 Sydney (Australia)
  • 1950 Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 1954 Vancouver (Canada)
  • 1958 Cardiff (Wales)
  • 1962 Perth (Australia)
  • 1966 Kingston (Jamaica)
  • 1970 Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 1974 Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 1978 Edmonton (Canada)
  • 1982 Brisbane (Australia)
  • 1986 Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 1990 Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 1994 Victoria (Canada)
  • 1998 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  • 2002 Manchester (England)
  • 2006 Melbourne (Australia)
  • 2010 Delhi (India)
  • 2014 Glasgow (Scotland)
  • and 2018 will be held on the Gold Coast (Australia)

48.The Commonwealth Games are the third-largest multi-sport event in the world, after …

Olympic Games and the Asian Games

49.Which of these nations has competed in the Commonwealth Games ?

Bangladesh

50.Which Indian shooter won the gold in the women’s 25m pistol event?

Heena Sidhu

51. Who became the only second Indian after legendary Milkha Singh to qualify for 400m finals in CWG 2018?

Mohammad Anas

52. Which Indian shooter won the gold medal in the women’s double trap event?

Shreyasi Singh

53.Who won the Gold medal in 10m men’s air pistol at Commonwealth Games 2018?

Jitu Rai

54.Who won the Gold medal in 10m women’s air pistol at Commonwealth Games 2018?

Manu Bhaker

55.Indian weightlifter Punam Yadav has won gold in which women’s weightlifting category at CWG 2018?

69kg

56.The Indian women’s table tennis team defeated which nation to bag the gold medal at Commonwealth Games 2018?

 Singapore

57.Which Indian Para athlete became the first one to clinch a Paralympic medal for India in CWG 2018?

Sachin Chaudhary

59.Which Indian wrestler won gold in the 74kg men’s freestyle wrestling event at CWG 2018?

 Sushil Kumar

60.Who became the youngest Indian to win a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games?

Anish Bhanwala

61. Which team event was dominated by India in both men’s and women’s category?

Table Tennis

62.Which Indian wrestler won the gold medal in the men’s 85kg category?

Venkat Rahul Ragala 

63.Which Indian wrestler won gold in the men’s freestyle 65 kg category?

Bajrang Punia

64.Who became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at CWG 2018?

 Neeraj Chopra 

65.Who the gold medal in Table Tennis women’s singles?

Manika Batra

66.India has won how many gold medals at the Commonwealth Games 2018?

26

67. India finished at which position at CWG 2018?

 Third

68.Medal Standings

Rank Nation Gold Medal Silver Medal Bronze Medal Total
1 Australia 80 59 59 198
2 England 45 45 46 136
3 India 26 20 20 66
4 Canada 15 40 27 82
5 New Zealand 15 16 15 46
6 South Africa 13 11 13 37
7 Wales 10 12 14 36
8 Scotland 9 13 22 44
9 Nigeria 9 9 6 24
10 Cyprus 8 1 5 14
11 Jamaica 7 9 11 27
12 Malaysia 7 5 12 24
13 Singapore 5 2 2 9
14 Kenya 4 7 6 17
15 Uganda 3 1 2 6
16 Botswana 3 1 1 5
17 Samoa 2 3 0 5
18 Trinidad and Tobago 2 1 0 3
19 Namibia 2 0 0 2
20 Northern Ireland 1 7 4 12
21 The Bahamas 1 3 0 4
22 Papua New Guinea 1 2 0 3
23 Fiji 1 1 2 4
24 Pakistan 1 0 4 5
25 Grenada 1 0 1 2
26 Bermuda 1 0 0 1
26 Guyana 1 0 0 1
26 British Virgin Is. 1 0 0 1
26 Saint Lucia 1 0 0 1
30 Bangladesh 0 2 0 2
31 Sri Lanka 0 1 5 6
32 Cameroon 0 1 2 3
33 Dominica 0 1 1 2
34 Isle of Man 0 1 0 1
34 Mauritius 0 1 0 1
34 Nauru 0 1 0 1
37 Malta 0 0 2 2
37 Vanuatu 0 0 2 2
39 Cook Islands 0 0 1 1
39 Ghana 0 0 1 1
39 Norfolk Island 0 0 1 1
39 Seychelles 0 0 1 1
39 Solomon Islands 0 0 1 1

 

69. New Zealand claimed how many total medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the country’s third-best tally?

46

70.After winning two golds and a bronze on the Gold Coast, Joelle King now has how many Commonwealth Games medals?

6

71.New Zealand defeated Fiji by what score to win the men’s sevens gold medal at the Commonwealth Games?

14-0

72.How many of host nation Australia’s table-topping 198 medals at the Commonwealth Games were gold?

80

73.England stunned Australia by what score in the final to win the netball gold medal at the Commonwealth Games?

51-52

74.How many of New Zealand’s 46 medals came in team sports (not team events) at the Commonwealth Games?

6

75.Howmany Nations Are Participating 2018 Commonwealth games?

71

76.Motto of the 2018 Commonwealth game?

Share the Dream

77.Which city host 2018 commonwealth games?

Gold Coast Queensland

78.Which Country Host 2018 Common wealth games ?

 Australia

79.Who is won the first Gold medal in india  2018 Commonwealth games ?

Mira Bhai Chanu

80.Which African City will host 2022 Commonwealth Games ?

Durban

81.The 2018 commonwealth games Officialy Known as?

XX1 Commonwealth games

82.In which of the following Venue the 2018 Commonwealth Games were held recently in Queensland, Australia?

Carrara Stadium

 The 2018 Commonwealth Games (officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018) has been kicked off recently at Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is the fifth time Australia has hosted the Commonwealth Games. The Motto of CWG 2018 is “Share the Dream”. ‘Borobi’ was named as the mascot of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in 2016. Borobi is a blue koala, with indigenous markings on its body.
 
83.What was the name of the mascot of the 2018 Commonwealth Games?
 
Borobi
 
‘Borobi’ was named as the mascot of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in 2016. Borobi is a blue koala, with indigenous markings on its body.
 
84.What was the Motto of Commonwealth Games 2018?
 
 Share the Dream
 
The 2018 Commonwealth Games (officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018) has been kicked off recently in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is the fifth time Australia has hosted the Commonwealth Games. The Motto of CWG 2018 is “Share the Dream”. ‘Borobi’ was named as the mascot of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in 2016. Borobi is a blue koala, with indigenous markings on its body.
 
85.Name the sports personality who was the flag bearer for the inauguration ceremony of CWG 2018.
 
PV Sindhu
 
 PV Sindhu was the flag bearer for the inauguration ceremony of CWG 2018. MC Mary Kom was the flag bearer for the concluding ceremony.
 
86. India finished third in the medals tally at the Commonwealth Games 2018, courtesy 66 medals. It has won total how many gold medals?
 
 26
 
 India finished third in the medals tally at the Commonwealth Games 2018, courtesy 66 medals including 26 gold, 20 silver, and 20 bronze medals. Australia with 198 medals topped the chart and England with 136 stood second.
 
87.Name the player who made history by becoming the first Indian woman to win an individual table tennis Gold at CWG 2018.
 
Manika Batra
 
 In table tennis, Manika Batra picked up medals in all events she competed in- Singles Gold, Women’s Doubles Gold, Women’s Team Gold and rounding off the Games with Mixed Doubles Bronze. Batra made history by becoming the first Indian woman to win an individual table tennis Gold at the Games.
 
88.Name the Teenager from Haryana became the youngest (18 Years) Indian weightlifter to claim a Commonwealth Games medal, clinching a Bronze in the men’s 69kg category.  
 
Deepak Lather
 
Teenager Deepak Lather from Haryana became the youngest (18 Years) Indian weightlifter to claim a Commonwealth Games medal, clinching a Bronze in the men’s 69kg category.
 
89. Name the player who became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a Gold medal at CWG 2018.
 
Neeraj Chopra
 
Neeraj Chopra from Haryana became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a Gold medal at the Games. His medal is only the fifth track-and-field Gold for India at the Commonwealth Games — the other four being Milkha Singh (1958), discus thrower Krishna Poonia (2010), the women’s 4x400m relay quartet of Manjeet Kaur, Sini Jose, Ashwini Akkunji and Mandeep Kaur (2010) and shot-putter Vikas Gowda (2014).
 
90.Name the badminton player who became the first Indian to win two singles Gold at CWG 2018.
 
Saina Nehwal
 
Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to win two singles Golds at the Games after defeating PV Sindhu. Saina had also won the title in 2010 in New Delhi. The Indian badminton contingent’s total of seven medals (2 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze) turned out to be the best performance by any Indian badminton team at the Games.
 
91.Name the Weightlifter who claimed India’s first Gold at CWG 2018, in the Women’s 48 kg and also broke three Games records in the ‘snatch’ section, the ‘clean and jerk’ and the overall Games record.
 
Mirabai Chanu
 
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who claimed India’s first Gold, in the Women’s 48 kg, broke three Games records in the ‘snatch’ section, the ‘clean and jerk’ and the overall Games record.
 
92.In which of the following sports, both Men and Women team of India has won the Gold Medal?
 
Table Tennis
 
 India has won Gold Medal in both men’s and women’s team of India.
 
93.In CWG 2018, Australia has topped the medal tally with total how many Medal?
 
198
 
In CWG 2018, Australia has topped the medal tally with total 198 Medals (80 Gold, 59 Silver, and 59 Bronze).
 
94.Name the Sports Personality who was the flag bearer for the concluding ceremony?
 
Sushil Kumar
 
MC Mary Kom was the flag bearer for the concluding ceremony.
 
95.Name the Indian shooter who has created history by becoming the country’s youngest ever Gold medal winner in the Commonwealth Games, in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol.
 
 Anish Bhanwala
 
 Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala, aged 15, created history by becoming the country’s youngest ever Gold medal winner in the Commonwealth Games, in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol.
 
96. BWF has appointed whom as the integrity ambassador?
 
 Saina Nehwal
 

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) highlighted 5 top players as the first Integrity Ambassadors to promote clean, fair and honourable sport.

India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is one of them.

Denmark’s Christinna Pedersen and Viktor Axelsen, Saina and Japan’s Women’s Doubles pair, Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi were the others.

She became the only female player from India and the overall second Indian player after Prakash Padukone to attain this feat of being World Number 1 in BWF rankings.

She has represented India three times in Olympics, winning bronze in the second appearance.

Know About Saina Nehwal:

  • BornL 17 March 1990
  • She is a professional badminton singles player from India.
  • Nehwal, the former world no. 1, has maintained her world ranking in the top ten since 2009.
  • Won over twenty international titles, which include ten Superseries titles.
  • In 2015 she was able to attain the world no. 1 ranking.

97. Shooting:

The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No       Name Event Medal
1 Manu Bhaker Women’s 10 metre air pistol Gold
2 Jitu Rai Men’s 10 metre air pistol Gold
3 Heena Sidhu Women’s 25 metre Pistol Gold
4 Shreyasi Singh Women’s Double Trap Gold
5 Tejaswini Sawant Women’s 50metre rifle 3 Positions Gold
6 Anish Bhanwala Men’s 25 metre rapid fire Pistol Gold
7 Sanjeev Rajput Men’s 50metre rifle 3 Positions Gold
8 Heena Sidhu Women’s 10 metre air pistol Silver
9 Mehuli Ghosh Women’s 10 metre air rifle Silver
10 Tejaswini Sawant Women’s 50metre rifle prone Silver
11 Anjum Moudgil Women’s 50m rifle 3 Positions Silver
12 Ravi Kumar Men’s 10 metre air rifle Bronze
13 Om Prakash Mitharwal Men’s 10 metre air pistol Bronze
14 Apurvi Chandela Women’s 10 metre air rifle Bronze
15 Om Prakash Mitharwal Men’s 50 metre pistol Bronze
16 Ankur Mittal Men’s double trap Bronze

 

Wrestling:

The list of Medal Winners are: 

S.No          Name Event Medal
1 Rahul Aware Men’s freestyle 57 kg Gold
2 Sushil Kumar Men’s freestyle 74 kg Gold
3 Bajrang Punia Men’s freestyle 65 kg Gold
4 Sumit Malik Men’s freestyle 125 kg Gold
5 Vinesh Phogat Women’s freestyle 50 kg Gold
6 Babita Kumari Women’s freestyle 53 kg Silver
7 Pooja Dhanda Women’s freestyle 57 kg Silver
8 Mausam Khatri Men’s freestyle 97 kg Silver
9 Kiran Bishnoi Women’s freestyle 76 kg Bronze
10 Divya Kakran Women’s freestyle 68 kg Bronze
11 Sakshi Malik Women’s freestyle 62 kg Bronze
12 Somveer Kadian Men’s freestyle 86 kg Bronze
 
 
 Weightlifting:
 
The list of Medal Winners are:
 
S.No          Name Event Medal
1 Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Women’s 48 kg Gold
2 Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu Women’s 53 kg Gold
3 Sathish Sivalingam Men’s 77 kg Gold
4 Ragala Venkat Rahul Men’s 85 kg Gold
5 Punam Yadav Women’s 69 kg Gold
6 Gururaja Poojary Men’s 56 kg Silver
7 Pardeep Singh Men’s 105 kg Silver
8 Deepak Lather Men’s 69 kg Bronze
9 Vikas Thakur Men’s 94 kg Bronze

 

 Boxing:

The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          Name Event Medal
1 Mary Kom Women’s light flyweight 48 kg Gold
2 Gaurav Solanki Men’s flyweight 52 kg Gold
3 Vikas Krishan Yadav Men’s middleweight 75 kg Gold
4 Amit Panghal Men’s light flyweight 49 kg Silver
5 Manish Kaushik Men’s lightweight 60 kg Silver
6 Satish Kumar Men’s super heavyweight (+91 kg) Silver
7 Naman Tanwar Men’s heavyweight 91 kg Bronze
8 Hussamuddin Mohammed Men’s bantamweight 56 kg Bronze
9 Manoj Kumar Men’s welterweight 69 kg Bronze
 
 

 Table Tennis:

The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          Name Event Medal
1 Manika Batra
Mouma Das
Sutirtha Mukherjee
Madhurika Patkar
Pooja Sahasrabudhe
Women’s team Gold
2 Sharath Achanta
Anthony Amalraj
Harmeet Desai
Sanil Shetty
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Men’s team Gold
3 Manika Batra Women’s singles Gold
4 Manika Batra
Mouma Das
Women’s doubles Silver
5 Sharath Achanta
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Men’s doubles Silver
6 Harmeet Desai
Sanil Shetty
Men’s doubles Bronze
7 Manika Batra
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Mixed doubles Bronze
8 Sharath Achanta Men’s singles Bronze

 

 Badminton:

The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          Name Event Medal
1 Pranav Chopra
Prannoy Kumar
Saina Nehwal
Ashwini Ponnappa
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
Sikki Reddy
Chirag Shetty
Gadde Ruthvika Shivani
P V Sindhu
Kidambi Srikanth
Mixed team Gold
2 Saina Nehwal Women’s singles Gold
3 P. V. Sindhu Women’s singles Silver
4 Kidambi Srikanth Men’s singles Silver
5 Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
Chirag Shetty
Men’s doubles Silver
6 Ashwini Ponnappa
Sikki Reddy
Women’s doubles Bronze

 

Athletics:

The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          Name Event Medal
1 Neeraj Chopra Men’s javelin throw Gold
2 Seema Antil Women’s discus throw Silver
3 Navjeet Dhillon Women’s discus throw Bronze

 

Squash:

The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No                Name Event Medal
1 Dipika Pallikal Karthik,
Saurav Ghosal
Mixed doubles Silver
2 Dipika Pallikal Karthik,
Joshna Chinappa
Women’s doubles Silver

 

 Para Powerlifting:

S.No          Name Event Medal
1 Sachin Chaudhary Men’s heavyweight Bronze
98.What is the official motto of the 2018 Commonwealth games?
Share the dream
99.What is the official purpose of the Commonwealth Games?
To develop sport for the benefit of the people, the nations and the territories of the Commonwealth and thereby strengthen the Commonwealth.
100.Where is the Commonwealth Games held?
Delhi, India

New Zealand won multiple medals in which event at the Commonwealth Games, the only occasion in 2018?

 

 

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