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Olympic Games Information for Students

Olympic Games are held all over the world. Students will learn about the Olympic games, the total number of games in the Olympics, the summer Olympic games, and the winter Olympic games. The discussion aims to connect the Olympic games with the mathematical concept of pictographs and bar graphs.

What Is Olympic Games?

The Olympics is the most awaited worldwide game among all the major international sporting events. Olympics are now featured with winter and summer sports competitions where thousands of athletes participate in various contests worldwide.

How Many Games in the Olympics?

Around 200 nations all over the world participated in the Olympics.

Olympic Games History:

The Olympic games are held after every four years, alternating amid the Summer Olympic games and the winter Olympic games rounds every two years in four years. The idea of arranging the Olympics is encouraged by the ancient Olympic Games held in Olympia, Greece, around the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. The Olympic games' progression has developed through several changes to the games.

Olympic Games Name:

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Olympics are arranged to keep peace and humanity among the countries. But still, there is some time that occurred when the chariot of the Olympics stopped.

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When India First Took Part in the Olympic Games?

India first took part in the Olympic Games in 1900. India contestants have won 35 medals, all at the summer games. The below pictograph is about the milestones achieved by India in the Olympics games from 1900 to 2020.

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Pictograph Question for Class 3

Problem 1:

Rima Makes a Total List of Medals Won by Indian Athletes After Independence Till 2020.

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  1. Find the Total Number of Medals Won by India After Independence Till Now.
  2. Find the Total Number of Medals Won by India Before Independence.
  3. Find the Difference Between the Number of Medals Won Before Independence and After Independence.
  4. Find the Total Number of Medals Won by India Till Now.


  1. Total number of medals won by India after independence is
    7 + 13 + 10 = 30
  2. Total number of medals won by India before independence is
    2 + 3 = 5
  3. Difference between the number of medals won before Independence and after independence is 30 – 5 = 25
  4. The total number of medals won by India till now is 30 + 5 = 35

Problem 2:

A Teacher Has Given the Students a List of Men Athletes From India Who Participated in the Summer Olympics From 1920 to 1932.

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Now the Teacher Asked the Student to Make a Pictograph of This Data. Draw the Pictograph and Also Draw a Bar Graph on It.


The Pictograph for the given chart is given below.


Where = 1 athletic men

The bar graph related to this chart is

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Problem 3:

Danish and Samir Discussed the Bronze Medals India Has Got in the Sports. Danish Has Made a Pictograph of This and Asked Samir to Answer Some Questions From the Pictograph He Has Drawn.


= 1 Bronze

  1. How Many Bronze Medals Have Won in Wrestling?
  2. Represent the Pictograph in a Bar Graph.
  3. What Will Be the Pictograph if India Has Won 2 More bronze medal'. Silver Medals in Tennis, 2 More bronze medal'. Bronze Medals in Weight Lifting, and 1 More bronze medal'. Bronze Medal in Shooting?


  1. India has won 5 bronze medals in wrestling.
  2. This bar graph represents the data of bronze medals won in the Olympics.
  3. vertical bar graph
  4. If India Has Won 2 More Silver Medals, Then It Won’t Be Added to the Pictograph As the Pictograph Is About the Bronze Medals. Then the Final Pictograph, After Adding Two More Bronze Medals in Tennis and Weight Lifting, We Get,

= 1 bronze medal

Bar Graph Question for Class 3

Problem 4:

An Organization Surveyed Women’s Performance in the Olympics Between 1980–2008. They Provided Rime With a Bar Graph of the Survey. The Teacher of Rima, Asked Her to Make a Pictograph of That Bar Graph. Help Her to Do So.

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These Pictographs Represent the Indian Women Athletes Who Participated in Olympics Between 1980–2008.


Problem 5:

Annie Has Noticed That India Has Not Won Any Medals in Winter Olympics. Her Teacher Has Provided Her With a List of Participants in the Winter Olympic Games and Asked Her to Make a Bar Graph. Help Her to Make the Bar Graph.

1998 Nagano 1
2002 Salt Lake City 1
2006 Turin 4
2010 Vancouver 3
2014 Sochi 2
2018 Pyeongchang 2
2022 Beijing 1


The bar graph represents the number of participants in the Winter Olympic games.

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