Sports Questions with solutions MCQs

1. Who is the first Indian recipient of the international cricket council`s Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy?

A

Sachin Tendulkar

B

Rahul Dravid

C

Kapil Dev

D

M S Dhoni

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Cricketer of the year is a cricket trophy awarded annually by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to its chosen world player of the year. It is considered to be the most prestigious of the annual ICC Awards and was first awarded in 2004 to Rahul Dravid.

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2. Which of the following is the autobiography of Maria Sharapova?

A

And Then One Day

B

Unstoppable : My Life So far

C

Playing it My Way

D

I know how to live, i know how to die

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Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Sharapova returned to the WTA tour in April 2017. However, she struggled to regain her form and continued to be plagued by injuries. In 2020 she announced her retirement. Her memoir, Unstoppable: My Life So Far (written with Rich Cohen), was published in 2017.

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3. Who was the first Indian woman athlete to win a gold in the women`s 400 m final race in the IAAF World Under 20 Athletics Championships?

A

Sakshi Malik

B

Seema Punia

C

Hima Das

D

Mary Kom

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

Nicknamed `Dhing Express`, Hima Das is a 19-year-old Indian sprinter from the state of Assam. She became the first Indian woman — indeed the first ever Indian athlete — to win a gold medal in any format of a global track event at IAAF World U20 Championships when she clocked a speed of 51.46 seconds.

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4. Which of the following tournaments is associated with the game of Tennis?

A

Challenge Cup

B

Davis cup

C

Thomas Cup

D

Stanley Cup

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : B
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The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men`s tennis. It is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is contested annually between teams from competing countries in a knock-out format. It is described by the organisers as the World Cup of Tennis, and the winners are referred to as the World Champion team. The competition began in 1900 as a challenge between Great Britain and the United States. By 2016, 135 nations entered teams into the competition.

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5. Which of the following teams won the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2018?

A

Australia

B

Canada

C

India

D

Pakistan

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup was held in New Zealand. India and Australia played in the finals at Mount Maunganui on Feb 3 2018. It was the 12th Edition of the Under-19 World Cup. India defeated Australia by 8 wickets, with Manjot Kalra scoring a match-winning 101* under the captaincy of Prithvi Shaw. The Man of the match was awarded to Manjot Kalra, while player of the tournament was awarded to Shubman Gill. India now holds the most wins record in Under-19 World Cup.

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6. This is one of the world`s highest green golf courses, situated at an altitude of 2650 meters above sea level, and it was established by Sir Neville Chamberiain. Which of the following options in being referred to?

A

Jammu Tawi Golf Course

B

Army Dhruva Golf Course

C

Gulmarg Golf Course

D

Royal Spring Gold Course

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The Gulmarg Golf Club is a public golf course in a meadow at Gulmarg in Kashmir, India. The golf course, at an elevation of 2,650 metres (8,690 ft) above sea level, is the highest green golf course in the world. It lies 52 kilometres (32 miles) from Srinagar in the west. The golf course gets covered in by a thick layer of snow during the winter. It is open from April to November. Gulmarg, which means the meadow of flowers, is a hill station surrounded by pine and fir. The Gulmarg Golf Course with a 6-hole course was built within a meadow by Colonel Neville Chamberlain in 1890 at Gulmarg, a hill station near Srinagar. In 1922 the first Golf championship was played at the course with the introduction of Nedou`s Cup in 1929. The course was later redesigned and turned into the Gulmarg Golf Club by Peter Thomson in 1970. It was developed in a links-style in accordance with its surrounding natural landscape and made more challenging by relocation of the greens. The golf course hosted the Northern India Cup regularly until 1989, when it was shifted to Delhi. In 2011, the golf course was redesigned by Ranjit Nanda a Delhi-based golf-architect. From December to March, the golf course becomes a winter sports center for skiing and snowboarding

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7. The Winter Olympics 2018 was held at

A

Vancouver, Canada

B

PyeongChang, South Korea

C

Sochi, Russia

D

Beijing, China

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The 2018 Winter Olympics are being held in PyeongChang in South Korea. After previous failed bids, the city beat Munich, Germany, and Annecy, France, as the venue for the upcoming games during the International Olympic Committee`s 123rd IOC Session in South Africa in 2011

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8. In 2018 Asian Games, Rahi Sarnobat became the first Indian Woman to win a gold medal in one of the following sports. Which sports is Rahi Sarnobat associated with ?

A

Archery

B

Shooting

C

Boxing

D

Gymnastics

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Rahi Sarnobat won gold in the women`s 25m pistol event at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday. Sarnobat became the first Indian woman shooter to win anindividual Asian Games gold medal.

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9. India achieved its best ever medal haul at the Asian Games 2018. How many medals did India win?

A

12

B

15

C

18

D

24

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

India competed at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, from 18 August to 2 September. Neeraj Chopra was the flag bearer for the opening ceremony while Rani Rampal was named as the flag bearer for the closing ceremony. India bettered its previous best medal haul achieved 8 years earlier at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
India got total of 69 medals out of which 15 were gold , 24 were silver, 30 were bronze

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10. Who among the following was awarded the Padma Vibhushan 2020 for his/her exceptional and distinguished service in the field of sports?

A

P V Sindhu

B

Jittu Rai

C

Gagan Narang

D

Mary Kom

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Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

six-time world champion MC Mary Kom has been awarded the prestigious Padma Vibhushan whereas World Champion shuttler PV Sindhu has been conferred the Padma Bhushan on Saturday.
Mary Kom won a bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympics while also being crowned as world champion six times in an illustrious career.
Sindhu is a silver medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics and is also the only Indian world champion in badminton. Sindhu has also won four other World Championships medals -- 2 silver and 2 bronze -- besides the gold, she won last year.
The government announced the final list of names for Padma Awards 2020 on Saturday, the eve of Republic Day. The Padma Vibhushan, which is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service, is the highest civilian award in India after the Bharat Ratna.
The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India, preceded by the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan and followed by the Padma Shri

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11. Which of the following teams won the FIFA world cup 2018?

A

Germany

B

France

C

Croatia

D

Brazil

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Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

France were crowned champions for the second time in history and for the first since they were hosts in 1998 after defeating Croatia 4-2 in what will go down as one of the most thrilling World Cup finals ever.

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12. Who among the following players won the French Open Tennis men`s singles title in 2019?

A

Kevin Anderson

B

Dominic Thiem

C

Rafael Nadal

D

Novak Djokovic

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

Eleven-time winner and two-time defending champion Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem in a rematch of the 2018 final, 6–3, 5–7, 6–1, 6–1 to win the Men`s Singles tennis title at the 2019 French Open.

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13. Who is the sixth indian cricketer officially inducted into the icc hall of fame in 2019?

A

Sachin Tendulkar

B

Rahul Dravid

C

Anil Kumble

D

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Sports General Awareness
Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Sachin Tendulkar, the only player with a hundred centuries to his name is the most recent inductee into the ICC Hall of Fame. Inducted in 2019, Sachin became the sixth Indian player to be part of the prestigious ICC Hall of Fame.

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14. In the first commonwealth games held in Hamilton, canada, countries sent 400 atheltes to take part in six sports and 59 events. It was held in the year

A

1928

B

1930

C

1938

D

1940

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Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

First British Empire Games, later to become the Commonwealth Games, held in Hamilton, Canada. The first Commonwealth Games were held in 1930 in Hamilton, Canada, where 11 countries sent 400 athletes to take part in six sports and 59 events.

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15. who was the first indian to win wimbeldon junior singles title?

A

Leander Adrian Paes

B

Vijay Amritraj

C

Ramanathan Krishnan

D

Somdev Devvarman

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Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

Ramanathan Krishnan was the first Indian to win a junior major when he won the 1954 Junior Wimbledon championship. His son Ramesh Krishnan won the 1970 junior Wimbledon and junior French Open titles while Leander Paes won the 1990 junior Wimbledon and junior US Open.

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16. Which of the following countries is the first to win the FIFA World Cup?

A

Brazil

B

Portugal

C

Mexico

D

Uruguay

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Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

In the final, Uruguay defeated Argentina 4–2 in front of 93,000 people in Montevideo, and became the first nation to win the World Cup. After the creation of the World Cup, FIFA and the IOC disagreed over the status of amateur players, and so football was dropped from the 1932 Summer Olympics.

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17. The first F1 motor racing driver from India is

A

Karun Chandhok

B

Narain Karthikeyan

C

Yash Aradhya

D

Gaurav Gill

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Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan (born 14 January 1977) is a racing driver who was the first Formula One driver from India. He has previously competed in A1GP, and the Le Mans Series.

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18. Khashaba Jadhav won an individual Olympic Bronze Medal at the 1952, Summer Olympics held in

A

Melbourne

B

Helsinki

C

Tokyo

D

Munich

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Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav (January 15, 1926 – August 14, 1984) was an Indian athlete. He is best known as a wrestler who won a bronze medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He was the first athlete from independent India to win an individual medal in the Olympics

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19. Who is the first person in the field of sports to be awarded the Bharat Ratna Award?

A

Sachin Tendulkar

B

Viswanathan Anand

C

Prakash Padukone

D

Aparna Ghosh

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Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Over the years, a total of 48 people including scientists, social reformers and others have been honoured with this prestigious award. But in the field of sports, Sachin Tendulkar remains the only person to have received the Bharat Ratna.

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20. In which of the following sports " Bachendri pal " is related to?

A

Mountaineering

B

Wrestling

C

Squash

D

Tennis

Sports Health Educator set 1
Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Bachendri Pal (born 24 May 1954) is an Indian mountaineer, who in 1984 became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

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21. Who has been appointed as the new president of the Tokyo Olympics 2020?

A

Seiko Hashimoto

B

Demetrius Vikelas

C

Jacques Count Rogge

D

Sigfrid Edström

Sports Health Educator set 1
Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) warmly welcomes the decision of the Tokyo 2020 Executive Board to appoint seven-time Olympian Hashimoto Seiko as the new President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee.

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22. Justin Gatlin is an outstanding personality in which of the following sports?

A

Squash

B

Wrestling

C

Football

D

Sprint

Sports Health Educator Set 2
Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Sprint

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23. With which of the following sports is the Thomas Cup associated?

A

Chess

B

Golf

C

Tennis

D

Badminton

Sports JSA 2021
Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Thomas Cup, trophy signifying world supremacy in the sport of badminton. The cup was donated in 1939 by Sir George Thomas for a series of men`s international team competitions to be managed by the International Badminton Federation (IBF), of which Thomas was then president.

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24. Who is the only female boxer in the world to become World Amateur Boxing Champion for a record six times?

A

Adriana Salles

B

Mary Kom

C

Esther Phiri

D

Lucia Rijker

Sports JSA 2021
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Mary Kom

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25. With which of the following sports is the Uber Cup associated?

A

Golf

B

Badminton

C

Chess

D

Tennis

Sports JSA 2021
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Badminton

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26. With which of the following sports is the Ryder Cup associated?

A

Chess

B

Golf

C

Tennis

D

Badminton

Sports JSA 2021
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Golf

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27. Who among the following is a Portuguese professional footballer?

A

Cristiano Ronaldo

B

Leo Messi

C

Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly

D

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

Sports JSA 2021
Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Cristiano Ronaldo

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28. Who is the first Indian to become U20 world champion in women`s wrestling in National Games 2022?

A

Sarita Mor

B

Vinesh Phogat

C

Priyanshi Prajapati

D

Antim Phanghal

Sports JKPSI 2022 CBT
Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

    Haryana`s Antim Panghal, who made history in August by becoming the first Indian to become U20 world champion in women`s wrestling, beat Priyanshi Prajapati of Madhya Pradesh by fall in the final. Gujarat`s Hina Khalifa and Swati Sanjay of Maharashtra won the bronze medals in the women`s 53kg.

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29. Which city was official host of the Commonwealth Games 2022?

A

Trinidad and Tobago

B

Birmingham

C

Gold Coast

D

Glasgow

Sports JKPSI 2022 CBT
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The Birmingham city has been officially selected to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games on December 21, 2017. This will be the third Commonwealth Games to be hosted in England following London 1934 and Manchester 2002.

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30. Who won the Women rapid chess championship 2021?

A

Alexandra Kosteniuk

B

Bibisara Assaubayeva

C

Valentina Gunina

D

Kateryna

Sports JKPSI 2022 CBT
Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Alexandra Kosteniuk

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31. Who won the ICC Men`s T20I cricketer of the year title?

A

Virat Kohli

B

Mohammad Rizwan

C

Janneman Malan

D

Adrea Mae Zepeda

Sports JKPSI 2022 CBT
Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Mohammad Rizwan

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32. Where will the 2024 Olympic Games be held?

A

Paris

B

Tokyo

C

New Delhi

D

Los Angeles

Sports JKPSI 2022 CBT
Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad and also known as Paris 2024, is an upcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 26 July to 11 August.

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33. Which Indian badminton star won the women`s singles title at the Singapore Open 2022 BWF Super 500 tournament?

A

Saina Nehwal

B

Jwala Gutta

C

Ashwini Ponnappa

D

PV Sindhu

Sports JKPSI 2022 CBT
Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu won the women`s singles title at the Singapore Open 2022 BWF Super 500 tournament after beating Chinese shuttler Wang Zhi Yi in the final on Sunday. PV Sindhu, seventh in the badminton world rankings, took 58 minutes to defeat world No. 11 Wang Zhi Yi 21-9, 11-21, 21-15.

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34. Which state won the Ranji Trophy 2022?

A

Madhya Pradesh

B

Uttar Pradesh

C

Maharashtra

D

Haryana

Sports JKPSI 2022 CBT
Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

In the final, Madhya Pradesh beat Mumbai by six wickets to win their first Ranji Trophy title.

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35. Who was the winner of US open grand slam 2022, in men`s singles category?

A

Carlos Alcaraz

B

Novak Djokovic

C

Rafeel Nadal

D

Casper Ruud

Sports JKPSI 2022 CBT
Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Spain`s Carlos Alcaraz, 19, defeated Casper Ruud in the 2022 US Open men`s singles final to earn his first Grand Slam title.

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36. The famous swimmer Micheal Phillips belongs to ______

A

Australia

B

England

C

Norway

D

America

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Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Michael Phelps is an American swimmer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest swimmers of all time. He has won numerous Olympic gold medals and holds multiple world records in swimming events.

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37. The term Putt is used in the sport ________?

A

Cricket

B

Billiards

C

Chess

D

Golf

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Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The term "Putt" is used in the sport of **golf**. Specifically, it refers to a stroke taken with a putter, which is a specialized club used on the putting green to roll the ball into the hole. The putt is a crucial part of golf, as it often determines the score on each hole.

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38. Sultan of Johor Cup is a tournament of which sport?

A

Golf

B

Pool

C

Snooker

D

Hockey

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Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The Sultan of Johor Cup is a prestigious international hockey tournament. It is held annually and features top junior national hockey teams from around the world. The tournament takes place in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and serves as a platform for young hockey players to showcase their skills at the international level.

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39. Indian sportsperson Lakshya Sen is a ______ player?

A

Judo

B

Badminton

C

Kabbadi

D

Cricket

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Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Indian sportsperson Lakshya Sen is a badminton player.

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40. What is the national Game of India?

A

Cricket

B

Hockey

C

Football

D

Kabaddi

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Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

India does not have an officially designated national game. However, field hockey is often informally considered the national game due to its historical significance and past achievements in international competitions.

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