Milkha Singh Trivia Quiz: The Flying Sikh

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Milkha Singh Trivia Quiz: The Flying Sikh

Milkha Singh was born on 20 November 1929 and died on June 18, 2021. People call Milkha Singh as the “Flying Sikh." He was a track-and-field athlete who represented India. Milkha Singh is the first Indian athlete who reached the Olympic finals.  In 1960, Olympic Games held in Rome, Milkha Singh secured the fourth position in the 400-meter race.


Milkha Singh was also a junior commissioned officer in one of the Indian Armed forces.

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Which Indian Armed force did Milkha Singh joined?

  • Indian Navy

  • Border security force

  • Indian Army

  • Paramilitary forces of India

Milkha Singh was awarded with ________, India’s fourth-highest civilian honour.

  • Padma Shri

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

  • Bharat Ratna

  • Dhyan Chand Award

Milkha Singh won _______ medal in 1964 Calcutta National Games

  • Silver medal

  • Gold medal

  • Bronze medal

  • None of the above

In which year Milkha Singh was awarded India’s fourth-highest civilian award?

  • In 1959

  • In 1955

  • In 1954

  • In 1995

Milkha Singh’s autobiography (name of autobiography) ___________ was published in year 2013,

  • The Race of My Life

  • Beating the Field

  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

  • Faster Than Lightning: My Autobiography

In the year 1960, Milkha Singh secured __ rank

  • Second

  • Third

  • Fourth

  • Fifth

Which medal Milkha Singh won in the 1958 Asian Games and 1962 Asian Games?

  • Silver Medal

  • Gold Medal

  • Bronze Medal

  • None

Who inspired Milkha Singh and provide information regarding training methods?

  • Charles Jenkins

  • Wilma Glodean Rudolph

  • Jesse Owens

  • Michael Jonson

Where was Milkha Singh born?

  • India

  • Bangladesh

  • Myanmar

  • Govindpura ( Now in Pakistan )

Journalist Rohit Brijnath expressed Milkha Singh as

  • The finest athlete India has ever produced

  • The flying Sikh

  • The track and field sprinter

  • None of the above


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