Consider the following statements about the 2016 Summer Olympics:

  1. Kosovo and South Sudan will participate for the first time in Olympics
  2. Brazil is the first country in South America to host a summer Olympics
  3. Mascot for the Olympics is Vinicius which represents Brazilian wildlife
  4. Golf will be played for the first time in Olympics

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] Only 1, 2 & 3

Fourth statement is incorrect because Golf was earlier played in summer Olympics of 1904. All other given statements are correct.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module