Sports Questions and Answers

1.

Who was the first Indian woman who owns the gold medal in Asian Games?

   A.) Shiny Abraham
   B.) Kamaljit Sandhu
   C.) Sunita Rani
   D.) P.T.Usha

Answer: Option 'B'

Kamaljit Sandhu

2.

Pravin Amre and Vinod Kambli played for which province in south Africa

   A.) Griqualand West
   B.) Boland
   C.) Border
   D.) Gauteng

Answer: Option 'B'

Boland

3.

Which is the most southerly test match grounds of England

   A.) The Veears
   B.) The Lords
   C.) The Oval
   D.) The Lyra

Answer: Option 'B'

​The Lords

4.

The 9th South Asian Federation Games were held in which of the following cities

   A.) Colombo
   B.) Islamabad
   C.) Hyderabad
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Islamabad

5.

Which person won seven gold medals in swimming for the U.S. in the 1972 Olyympic

   A.) Jack Nicklaus
   B.) Mark Spitz
   C.) Comaneci
   D.) Gymanodhor

Answer: Option 'B'

Mark Spitz

6.

By June 2014,Who among the following is the highest wicket taker of India in test cricket?

   A.) Harbhajan Singh
   B.) Anil Kumble
   C.) Kapil Dev
   D.) Zaheer Khan

Answer: Option 'B'

Anil Kumble

7.

How many wickets Kapil Dev had taken in test matches when he retired

   A.) 435
   B.) 434
   C.) 430
   D.) 450

Answer: Option 'B'

434

8.

Who wins The World's Best Playmaker of the year 2016?

   A.) Lionel Messi
   B.) Toni Kroos
   C.) Riyad Mahrez
   D.) Andres Iniesta

Answer: Option 'A'

Lionel Messi

9.

Where did M.S.Dhoni make his ODI debut

   A.) Hyderabad
   B.) Vishakapatnam
   C.) dhaka
   D.) chittagong

Answer: Option 'B'

Vishakapatnam

10.

Indian captain Virat Kohli became the first captain to hit six double centuries in Test cricket. He has surpassed -

   A.) Steve Smith
   B.) Brian Lara
   C.) Michael Clarke
   D.) Don Bradman

Answer: Option 'B'

Virat Kohli surpasses Brian Lara with sixth Test double hundred as captain.

After reaching the milestone, Virat Kohli became the first captain to score six double tons in Test cricket. He has also become the first player to score six double centuries in just a span of 17 months. He also became the second Indian to score back-to-back double centuries, only after Vinod Kambli.

Apart from him, the only other cricketers who have scored back-to-back double Test tons are Wally Hammond, Don Bradman, Kambli, Kumar Sangakkara and Michael Clarke.

11.

Who was called the ' Flying Sikh '

   A.) Shamsher Singh
   B.) Milkhan Singh
   C.) Makhan Singh
   D.) Ajmer Singh

Answer: Option 'B'

Milkhan Singh

12.

P.V. Sindhu defeated which player in the finals to win her maiden India Open Super Series title on 2 April 2017 ?

   A.) Sung Ji-Hyun
   B.) Wang Yihan
   C.) Greysia Polii
   D.) Carolina Marin

Answer: Option 'A'

India’s P.V. Sindhu avenged her Rio Olympic final defeat to Spain’s Carolina Marin in an emphatic style with a straight game 21-19, 21-16 win in the women’s singles final of India Open Super Series at a packed Siri Fort Sports Complex on 2 April 2017.

– It is worth mentioning that Sindhu had lost to Marin the Rio Olympic women’s singles final. But she avenged her Olympic final defeat to Marin in an imperious fashion with a straight game. This was Sindhu’s first India Open Super Series title.

13.

Who of the following is a football player?

   A.) Lewis Hamilton
   B.) Nicolas Anelka
   C.) Fernando Alonso
   D.) Kimi Raikkonen

Answer: Option 'B'

Nicolas Anelka

14.

Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run

   A.) Kamaljit Sandhu
   B.) M.L. Valsamma
   C.) P.T. Usha
   D.) K.Malleshwari

Answer: Option 'C'

P.T. Usha

15.

The National Game of Japan is

   A.) Tennis
   B.) Ice Hockey
   C.) Jujutsu
   D.) Base ball

Answer: Option 'C'

Jujutsu

16.

In archery, what shape is the target

   A.) Triangular
   B.) Squar
   C.) Rectangular
   D.) Round

Answer: Option 'D'

Round

17.

Who are winners of 2016 Kabaddi World Cup?

   A.) India
   B.) Iran
   C.) Australia
   D.) Bangladesh

Answer: Option 'A'

India

18.

With which game does Santosh Trophy is associated

   A.) Tennis
   B.) Cricket
   C.) National Football
   D.) Golf

Answer: Option 'C'

National Football

19.

The term ' Gambit ' is associated with

   A.) Basket ball
   B.) Chess
   C.) Tennis
   D.) Baseball

Answer: Option 'B'

Chess

20.

How many medals has been bagged by India in 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games?

   A.) 19
   B.) 33
   C.) 27
   D.) 40

Answer: Option 'D'

With 9 gold, 12 silver and 19 bronze, India won 40 medals in 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games and finished the Games at 11th.


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