Consider the following pairs with regard to sports awards:

1. Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award : For the most and outstanding performance by a sportsperson over period of last four years
2. Arjuna Award : For the lifetime achievement by a sportsperson
3. Dronacharya Award : To honour eminent coaches who have successfully trained sportspersons or teams
4. Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar : To recognize the contribution made by sportspersons even after their retirement
How many of the above pairs are correctly matched?
(a) Only one
(b) Only two
(c) Only three
(d) All four

Only two pairs are correctly matched.

Incorrectly matched pairs

  • Arjuna Award: The Arjuna Award is given to sportspersons for their outstanding performance in sports. It is not specifically for lifetime achievement, but rather for excellence in their respective fields.
  • Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar: to encourage and involve corporates, voluntary organizations, sports control boards, etc., in sports promotion and development.

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