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Chapter – 2

Olympic Movement

In this post, we have given the Important Questions of Class 11 Physical Education Chapter 2 (Olympic Movement) in English. These Important Questions are useful for the students who are going to appear in class 11 board exams.

BoardCBSE Board, UP Board, JAC Board, Bihar Board, HBSE Board, UBSE Board, PSEB Board, RBSE Board
ClassClass 11
SubjectPhysical Education
Chapter no.Chapter 2
Chapter Name(Olympic Movement)
CategoryClass 11 Physical Education Important Questions in English
Class 11 Physical Education Chapter 2 Olympic Movement Important Questions in English

Very Short Answer Question (1 Mark)

Q.1 What is the motto of the modern Olympic Games?
Ans. Olympic Motto: Olympic motto is made from three Latin words.

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Q.2 Mention about Olympic flame.?
Ans. This flame is ignited by the Olympic torch which is brought to the venue of the modern Olympics by a relay of torchbearers. The torch is kept burning throughout the game at the venue of the modern Olympics by a relay of torchbearers. The torch is kept burning throughout the games at the venue of the Olympic games. The Olympic flame was kept burning throughout the Olympic games of Amsterdam in Holland in the year 1928.

Q.3 Where will the Olympic game be held in the year 2020?
Ans. It (Olympic games) of 2020 will be held in Tokyo (Japan)

Q.4 What do you understand by Olympic awards?
Ans. The first, second, and third position holders are awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals and a certificate respectively. The next five position holders are also awarded certificates only.

Q.5 When did India first participate in the Olympic games?
Ans. India first time participated in the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic games.

Q.6 Write a short note on the Olympic flag.
Ans. The Olympic flag was created in 1913 by Baron de Coubertin. It was first inaugurated in Paris in June 1914. The Olympic flag is made of white silk and contains five interlocking rings/circles in five colors representing five continents of the world namely America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa, The five rings have different colors namely yellow, green red blue, and black. The inter
locking of the ring circle symbolizes cooperation and friendship.

Q.7 Who was Baron de Coubertin ?
Ans. Baron de Coubertin is known as the father of modern Olympic games. The credit to start the modern Olympic games goes to Baron Perie de Coubertin of France.

Short Question (3 Marks)

Q.1 Briefly explain about Chacha Nehru Sports Awards. How it is beneficial to the sportsperson.
Ans. The objective of the introduction of this award is to identify, recognize, nurture and develop extraordinary talent in games. This will help in the development of sports activities, and the importance of physical education, and sports. The financial support is in the form of scholarships, that will motivate the students to excel in their sports activities. The scholarship of Rs. 500/- per
month is given to all identified sports talent in class IX-XII based on their performance at the National level in various disciplines of CBSE inter-school sports and games.

Q.2 Briefly explain the development of values through the Olympic movement.
Ans. The aim of the Olympic games is to create peace and cooperation amongst the nations with the spirit of sports competition, Olympic games play a significant role to develop the following values:-

  • Friendship
  • Solidarity
  • Fair Play
  • Freedom from discrimination

a) Friendship:- The value of friendship is steeped in the tradition of the ancient Olympics. The
athletes express this value by forming lifelong bonds with their teammates as well as their opponents.

b) Solidarity:- The Olympic movement is committed to developing programs that, together
creates a meaningful and comprehensive social response.

c) Fair Play:- Olympic movement ensures fair play. Athletes participate in the Games in Loyal competition with respecting the regulation. Fair play means without using any doping aid to enhance the performance for winning the medal and not using and wrong method for winning a medal.

d) Free of Discrimination:- Main am of the Olympics is that there should be no racial discrimination against the athletes all are equal. They have equal rights to participate in every event to show their performance.

Q.3 What is Olympic Oath?
Ans. At the beginning of the game, the host country representative will take oath on behalf of all participating athletes. That is “we swear that will take part in the Olympic games in loyal competition respecting and abiding by the rule which governs them without the use of doping and drugs in the true spirit of sportsmanship for the glory of sports and the honor of our teams”. The flag bearers of
the competing nations also take up their positions at the time of the oath-taking ceremony.

Q.4 Briefly Discuss Dronacharya Award.
Ans. This award is given to those coaches who impart coaching temporality or permanently to the teams or players. The following capabilities are necessary for the eligibility of this award:-The coach, who has been imparting training to a player or a team of an indigenous sport and that team has raised the standard of the sport during the last three years is also eligible for this award. The coach is also eligible for this award whose player has achieved top position like a won gold medal, silver medal or bronze medal at Olympic games or at world cup tournament. The player who has won the gold medal at Asian Games or Common Wealth Games. This award is presented by the youth welfare and Human Resources Developed Minister, Govt, of India. In this award, 5 lakh rupees cash, a symbol of Guru Dronacharya, and a certificate are presented to the coach.

Long Question (5 Marks)

Q.1 Give a brief account of the ancient Olympic Games.
Ans. Sports was by no means a Greek invention. Despite the severe conditions of life; athletes down history, men found time to enjoy a variety of sports. According to available history, the first ancient Olympic games were started in Olympic valley in 776 B.C. at that time that the games were held in honor of God Zeus, later on. Hercules started the games and sports in the honor of
his father. Although there were a lot of stories about the origin of the ancient Olympic games. According to some other learned person, there was a wrestling competition between God Zeus and God Koronus in which the organization of games and sports was started. Whatever the reason behind the beginning of the game Olympic game was in a beautiful valley named Olympia, due to these feet these games were called Olympic Games. During the games period or month, any war or dispute that might be taking place would be stopped at once and truth would be declared.

The games were conducted in the following way:-

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Assembly
  • Oath
  • Events
  • Awards

The Ancient Olympic Games continued and were held for approximately a thousand years. In 394 A.D. The king of Rome stopped the organization of the games, stadiums were destroyed and revived after many decades, that called Modern Olympic Games.

Q2 Give the important function of the International Olympic Association.
Ans. The international Olympic Association consists of members from various countries.
President: The President of the IOC is selected by its members for a term of eight years. The current IOC president is Jacques Rogg. Vice President: In the IOC four vice presidents are elected. They are elected for four years. Executive Board: The IOC executive board consists of President,
Vice President and other members. Main Function of International Olympic

Association Committee:-

  • It decides the venue and date of the Olympic games.
  • It ensures the regular celebration of the Olympic games.
  • For conducting the competition and general the Olympics’ fundamental rules are set by this committee.
  • It also acts against any form of discrimination affecting Olympic movements.
  • It leads the fight against doping in sports.

Q.3 Describe the formation and objectives of the Indian Olympic association.
Ans. Indian Olympic Association was established in 1927 sir Dorabji Tata and Dr. Noehren became the founder President and General Secretary of the International Olympic Committee, the election of the office bearers of the Indian Olympic Association is held every four years The council consists of various members.
a) President
b) Vice President-9
c) Joint secretaries-6
d) Secretary General -1

Executive Members: one honorary Treasurer, seven representatives of state Olympic associations, and twelve representatives from national sports federations. The objective of the Indian Olympic Association:-
The main objectives of the Indian Olympic Association are:-

  • Enforcement of all rules and regulations of the international Olympic committee and in Indian Olympic association.
  • Development and promotion of the Olympic movement.
  • To take disciplinary action against and federation for misbehavior or any other undesirable activity discredit to the nation
  • To co-operate with the national sports federation, and organize and control the selection, training, and coaching of the team that will represent India.
  • Admitting the members of state Olympic association/national sports federations who submit their annual reports and audited statements of accounts.

Q.4 Enlist the various sports awards and Explain any one award in detail.
Ans. Recognition of any outstanding achievements is highly motivating and more so when it comes from the top functionary of the prevailing system. The Govt, of India, sports has instituted the following national awards for outstanding sports persons and coaches.

1. Arjuna Award
2. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
3. Dronacharya Award ArjunaAward :-

Arjuna award is the supreme honor, which is awarded to sports persons by the govt, of India. This award is given to such sports person who has given extraordinary performance in their field for the last three years. This award was started in 1961 in the name of Arjuna in Mahabharata. This award includes a statue of Arjuna, and five lakh rupees cash, the president of India presents this
award on 29th August (The birthday of legendary, hockey wizard Late Dhyan Chand, olympian every year.)

Rules for Arjuna Award:-

  • Its main aim is to improve the standards of sports in the country.
  • The Govt, of India, demands a list of sportspersons from National Sports federations that are recognized.
  • The total number of Arjuna awards is restricted to 15, one award in each discipline, however, it can be increased in an extraordinary performance by a sportsperson.
  • Sports Federation sends a list of three players, in which one will be selected but in the case of females, two awards will be given one male and one female.

Q.5 Explain in brief the CBSE sports and its organizational setup.

  • CBSE organizes its sports and games at Cluster Level, Zonal Level, and National Level in various categories and sports annually as per their calendar.
  • The sports and games are organized under the general directions of the CBSE.
  • The chairman of the CBSE shall be the chairman of the sports and games committee.

Aims and objectives of CBSE Sports

  • To arrange and organize CBSE-affiliated Inter School Sports.
  • To encourage and promote friendly relations among the school’s sportsmen.
  • To promote ethical values in the sportsman.
  • Organize the refresher, orientation, and various training programs for physical education.
  • To organize some other activities, other than sports, which are beneficial for the students.

General Rules for the organization of Tournaments and Competitions

  • The various competition shall be organized at the Cluster, Zonal and National levels by the Sports Organising Committee.
  • No team is allowed to take part in the tournament without any responsible person authorized by the principal.
  • All the competitions at the Cluster and Zonal levels shall be organized on a knockout basis.
  • Due to some unavoidable reason, if the tournament is suspended, the rescheduling of the dates, and venue of the unfinished competition shall be decided by the Sports Organising Committee.

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