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Sports Quiz Questions and Answers - Sports General Knowledge

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Sports Quiz - Questions

1. Who has taken over as the Director of Operations at the Bangalore based National Cricket Academy in place of his predecessor Dave Whatmore that joined IPL team Kolkata Knight Raiders recently?

  1. Kapil Dev
  2. Madan Lal
  3. Sanjay Manjrekar
  4. Sandeep Patil
  5. Karsan Ghavri

2. Of which two sports have actors Mohan Lal and Mammootty become goodwill ambassadors in Kerala recently?

  1. Football & Boat racing
  2. Judo & Table Tennis
  3. Basketball & Cricket
  4. Athletics & Volleyball
  5. Wrestling & Weightlifting

3. Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra will be the new face to promote guns made by which company?

  1. Mouser
  2. Walther
  3. Uzi
  4. Colt
  5. Smith & Wesson

4. Mahela Jayawardene hit his sixth Test double century in the first Test of the series between India and Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad recently. Who holds the record of exceeding the score of 200 runs in an inning for the highest number of times in Test Cricket till date?

  1. Don Bradman
  2. Brian Lara
  3. Wally Hammond
  4. Marvan Atapattu
  5. Javed Miandad

5. Who won the Shanghai Masters Tennis tournament organised recently?

  1. Andy Murray
  2. Nikolay Davydenko
  3. Rafael Nadal
  4. Roger Federer
  5. Novak Djokovic

6. Sachin Tendulkar has the second longest One Day International (ODI) career currently. Who holds the record for the longest ODI career spanning 20 years and 272 days?

  1. Allan Border
  2. Kapil Dev
  3. Javed Miandad
  4. Brian Lara
  5. Andrew Flintoff

7. China beat India in the final to win the Asia Cup Hockey Championship for Women in Bangkok recently. Which Indian player was declared the player of the tournament?

  1. Suraj Lata Devi
  2. Subhadra Pradhan
  3. Mamta Kharab
  4. Madhu Yadav
  5. S. Omana Kumari

8. Who won the 2009 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Abuja, Nigeria recently?

  1. Netherlands
  2. Switzerland
  3. Brazil
  4. Portugal
  5. Mexico

9. Which of the following statements about the Federation Cup Women’s Tennis Team tournament organised recently is incorrect?

  1. The final was played at Reggio Calabria
  2. Russia was the losing finalist
  3. The final was played on clay court
  4. The losing finalist was unable to win a single match in the final
  5. Flavia Pennetta, Francesca Schiavone, Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci were members of the winning team

10. Which of the following statements about the schedule of the 2011 World Cup announced recently are correct?

I. India and Pakistan are in the same group
II. Bangladesh will host two quarter-finals while India and Sri Lanka will host one quarter-final each
III. Opening ceremony of the World Cup will be organised in Dhaka

  1. I only
  2. I and II only
  3. I and III only
  4. II and III only
  5. I, II and III

11. Which of the following was selected as the official broadcaster of 2010 Commonwealth Games recently?

  1. Satellite Information Service Live
  2. International Games Broadcast Services
  3. Nimbus Sports International
  4. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  5. Big Productions

12. Which well known former Olympic gold medallist is Chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games?

  1. Daley Thompson
  2. Sebastian Coe
  3. Steve Overt
  4. Robin Cousins
  5. Eric Heiden

13. Virender Sehwag was in news recently for missing his triple century in the India-Sri Lanka series by less than 10 runs. Who is the only batsman to have scored three triple centuries in Test Cricket?

  1. Allan Border
  2. Donald Bradman
  3. Brian Lara
  4. Both (2) & (3)
  5. None of the above

14. Virender Sehwag was in news recently for his score of 293 runs in the first inning of the third test match between India and Sri Lanka in Mumbai. Who has scored the highest number of double centuries in tests for India?

  1. Virender Sehwag
  2. Rahul Dravid
  3. Sachin Tendulkar
  4. Sunil Gavaskar
  5. Both (1) and (3)

15. Which former Test Cricketer of Australia is the Chief Executive Officer of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA) that looks after the interest of cricketers of Test playing countries?

  1. Allan Border
  2. Tim May
  3. Kim Hughes
  4. Tom Moody
  5. David Boon

16. Which of the following statements about India’s performance in Test Cricket are correct in light of recent developments?

I. The victory against Sri Lanka in third test of the 2009 series at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai was India’s 100th test victory
II. India is the only country to have not lost a single Test in 2009
III. India’s score of 726 for nine declared in the first innings of the third test of India-Sri Lanka series at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai is its highest total in Test cricket

  1. I only
  2. I and II only
  3. II and III only
  4. III and I only
  5. I, II and III

17. Who was appointed as the new captain of the 21-member Indian Hockey team for the FIH Men’s Champions Challenge tournament in Salta, Argentina from December 6 to 13?

  1. Tushar Khandekar
  2. Dilip Tirkey
  3. Arjun Halappa
  4. Rajpal Singh
  5. Dhanraj Pillai

18. World Professional Billiards Champion Pankaj Advani accepted the Eklavya award, the highest recognition for a sportsperson in which state recently?

  1. Delhi
  2. Karnataka
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Kerala
  5. Andhra Pradesh

19. Suresh Kalmadi was elected unopposed as the President of the Asian ______ Association for a third term at Guangzhou, China recently.

  1. Basketball
  2. Hockey
  3. Weightlifting
  4. Athletics
  5. Shooting

20. Which of the following has acquired the theatrical telecast rights for cricket matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2010 and 2019 for Rs 330 crore recently?

  1. Entertainment and Sports Direct (ESD)
  2. Satellite Information Services (SIS)
  3. Triplecom Media
  4. Fox Sports International (FSI)
  5. Big Entertainment

Sports Quiz - Answers

The answers of sports quiz questions asked above are mentioned below.

  1. D
  2. D
  3. B
  4. A
  5. B
  6. C
  7. B
  8. B
  9. B
  10. D
  11. A
  12. B
  13. E
  14. A
  15. B
  16. C
  17. D
  18. B
  19. D
  20. A

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