Consider the following matches:
1. Dhyan Chand Award → India’s highest award for lifetime achievement in sports and games
2. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy → Recognizes the achievement of people in the field of Adventure
3. Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar → Highest national sports award at the university level
Which among the above matches is / are correct?

Answer: [A] Only 1

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award→India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports
  • Dronacharya Awards→An award presented for excellence in sports coaching
  • Arjuna Awards→Recognises outstanding achievement in National sports
  • Dhyan Chand Awards→India’s highest award for lifetime achievement in sports and games
  • Tenzing Norway National Adventure Awards→Recognizes the achievement of people in the field of Adventure
  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy→Highest national sports award at the university level
  • Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar→Given to honour the academies and other institutions that train sportspersons or encourage sports through some other way like financing, etc.

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