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  • 1. 

     Identify the name of the given player.

    • A.

      Saina Nehwal

    • B.

      Karnam Malleshwari

    • C.

      Jwala Gutta

    • D.

      Smriti Mandhana

    Correct Answer
    B. Karnam Malleshwari
  • 2. 

    What is the new name of Feroz Shah Kotla ground?

    • A.

      Arun Jaitley Stadium

    • B.

      Gautam Gambhir Stadium

    • C.

      Ajit Wadekar Stadium

    • D.

      Sheila Dikshit Stadium

    Correct Answer
    A. Arun Jaitley Stadium
    Explanation
    The new name of Feroz Shah Kotla ground is Arun Jaitley Stadium.

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  • 3. 

    2018 Hockey World Cup was held in?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    A. India
    Explanation
    The 2018 Hockey World Cup was held in India.

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  • 4. 

    This ball is used in which game?

    • A.

      Golf

    • B.

      Soccer

    • C.

      Table Tennis

    • D.

      Lawn Tennis

    Correct Answer
    A. Golf
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Golf because golf is a game that involves hitting a small ball into a series of holes using a variety of clubs. The other options, soccer, table tennis, and lawn tennis, all involve different types of balls and equipment.

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  • 5. 

    Who won the first cricket WorldCup?

    • A.

      West Indies

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    A. West Indies
    Explanation
    The West Indies won the first cricket World Cup.

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  • 6. 

    Where were the first Olympic games held?

    • A.

      Egypt

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      Athens

    • D.

      Greece

    Correct Answer
    C. Athens
    Explanation
    The first Olympic games were held in Athens, Greece. The Olympics originated in ancient Greece and were held in various cities, but it was in Athens where the first modern Olympic games were organized in 1896. The games were revived as a way to honor the ancient tradition of athletic competitions and promote international unity and peace. Athens was chosen as the host city due to its historical significance and its connection to the ancient Olympics.

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  • 7. 

    How long is the half break between two halves of a hockey match?

    • A.

      10 min

    • B.

      5 min

    • C.

       15 min

    • D.

      30 min

    Correct Answer
    B. 5 min
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5 min. In a hockey match, the half break between two halves is typically 5 minutes long. This break allows the players to rest, rehydrate, and receive any necessary medical attention. It also gives the coaches an opportunity to provide instructions and make any necessary tactical adjustments. This short break is essential to ensure that the players can maintain their physical and mental performance throughout the entire match.

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  • 8. 

    Who has won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2019?

    • A.

      Bajrang Punia

    • B.

      Sakshi Malik

    • C.

      Rohit Sharma

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Bajrang Punia
    Explanation
    Bajrang Punia has won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2019.

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  • 9. 

    How many players are there on the Kabbadi team?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7 because a Kabbadi team typically consists of 7 players.

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  • 10. 

    What does the term "LBW" stand for in cricket?

    • A.

       Lift Bat and Whack

    • B.

      Launch Ball Wicketwards

    • C.

      Let's Behave Wickedly

    • D.

       Leg Before Wicket

    Correct Answer
    D.  Leg Before Wicket
    Explanation
    LBW stands for "Leg Before Wicket" in cricket. This term is used when a batsman is dismissed by the bowler without the ball hitting the bat but instead hitting the batsman's leg before hitting the wicket. The umpire judges whether the ball would have gone on to hit the wicket had it not hit the batsman's leg first. If the umpire determines that the ball would have hit the wicket, the batsman is given out.

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  • 11. 

    Durand Trophy is a prestigious tournament of?

    • A.

      Football

    • B.

      Hockey

    • C.

      Badminton

    • D.

      Cricket

    Correct Answer
    A. Football
    Explanation
    The Durand Trophy is a prestigious tournament of football.

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  • 12. 

    Which game/sports are organized here?

    • A.

      Lawn Tennis

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Cricket

    • D.

      Hockey

    Correct Answer
    A. Lawn Tennis
    Explanation
    The game/sport that is organized here is Lawn Tennis. This is because the answer provided matches one of the options given in the question.

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  • 13. 

    How many rounds are there in a game of boxing?

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 12
    Explanation
    A game of boxing consists of 12 rounds. Each round typically lasts for three minutes with a one-minute break between rounds. The total number of rounds allows for a fair and competitive match, providing ample opportunity for boxers to showcase their skills and endurance. This standard has been adopted by various boxing organizations and is widely recognized in professional boxing matches.

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  • 14. 

    In which game India has won the most number of Olympic medals?

    • A.

      Running

    • B.

      Shooting

    • C.

      Badminton

    • D.

      Hockey

    Correct Answer
    D. Hockey
    Explanation
    India has won the most number of Olympic medals in the game of Hockey. Hockey has been a popular sport in India for many years and the Indian national team has had a successful history in Olympic competitions. The Indian men's hockey team has won a total of 8 Olympic gold medals, the most recent being in 1980. This makes hockey the sport in which India has achieved the most success and won the most medals at the Olympic Games.

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  • 15. 

    Michel Phelps is associated with which game?

    • A.

      Weight lifting

    • B.

      Hockey

    • C.

      Shooting

    • D.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    D. Swimming
    Explanation
    Michel Phelps is associated with swimming. This is because he is a renowned American swimmer who has won numerous Olympic medals and holds multiple world records in swimming events. He is considered one of the greatest swimmers of all time and has made significant contributions to the sport of swimming.

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  • 16. 

    Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is related to which among the following Sports?

    • A.

      Badminton

    • B.

      Hockey

    • C.

      Football

    • D.

      Chess

    Correct Answer
    B. Hockey
    Explanation
    The Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is an annual international men's field hockey tournament held in Malaysia. It is named after the ninth King of Malaysia, Sultan Azlan Shah, who was an avid sports enthusiast and a keen supporter of hockey. The tournament attracts top teams from around the world and is considered one of the prestigious events in the sport of hockey.

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  • 17. 

    Checkmate vocabulary is associated with?

    • A.

      Chess

    • B.

      Khokho

    • C.

      Kabaddi

    • D.

      Badminton

    Correct Answer
    A. Chess
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chess. Checkmate is a term used in chess to describe a situation where the opponent's king is in a position to be captured and there is no legal move to prevent it. It is the ultimate goal of the game and signifies the end of the match. Therefore, the term "checkmate" is specifically associated with the game of chess.

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  • 18. 

    In which country the game of chess originated?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    B. India
    Explanation
    Chess originated in India. The game, known as Chaturanga, was played in ancient India as early as the 6th century. It later spread to Persia and then to the Arab world before reaching Europe. The modern rules of chess were developed in Europe during the 15th century, but the origins of the game can be traced back to India.

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  • 19. 

    Where were the first Asian Games organized?

    • A.

      Beijing

    • B.

      Colombo

    • C.

      New Delhi

    • D.

      Tokyo

    Correct Answer
    C. New Delhi
    Explanation
    The first Asian Games were organized in New Delhi.

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  • 20. 

    What is the distance to be covered in half marathon?

    • A.

      15 kms

    • B.

      12 kms

    • C.

      28 kms

    • D.

      21 kms

    Correct Answer
    D. 21 kms
    Explanation
    A half marathon is a race that covers a distance of 21 kilometers. It is half the distance of a full marathon, which is typically 42 kilometers. Therefore, the correct answer is 21 kms.

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  • 21. 

    Which famous Tennis player recently tested positive for COVID-19?

    • A.

      Sania Mirza

    • B.

      Leander Paes

    • C.

      Nowak Djokovic

    • D.

      Serena Williams

    Correct Answer
    C. Nowak Djokovic
    Explanation
    Novak Djokovic, a famous tennis player, recently tested positive for COVID-19.

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  • 22. 

    Deodhar Trophy is a prestigious tournament:

    • A.

      Cricket

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Hockey

    • D.

      Chess

    Correct Answer
    A. Cricket
    Explanation
    Deodhar Trophy is a prestigious cricket tournament held in India. It is named after D. B. Deodhar, a former Indian cricketer and administrator. The tournament features teams representing different regions of India and is considered as one of the premier domestic limited-overs tournaments in the country. It has a rich history and has seen the participation of many top Indian cricketers over the years. The tournament serves as a platform for talented players to showcase their skills and compete at a high level, making it highly regarded in the cricketing fraternity.

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  • 23. 

    FIH Men's Hockey World Cup, 2023 will be hosted in India in:

    • A.

      Bhubaneswar and Rourkela

    • B.

      Delhi

    • C.

      Chandigarh

    • D.

      Jalandhar

    Correct Answer
    A. Bhubaneswar and Rourkela
    Explanation
    The FIH Men's Hockey World Cup in 2023 will be hosted in India, specifically in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela. These two cities have been chosen as the host venues for the tournament.

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  • 24. 

    Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep are eminent sportswomen associated with the game of:

    • A.

      Badminton

    • B.

      Cycling

    • C.

      Lawn Tennis

    • D.

      Gymnast

    Correct Answer
    C. Lawn Tennis
    Explanation
    Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep are both well-known and successful sportswomen in the game of lawn tennis. They have achieved great heights in their careers, with Osaka winning multiple Grand Slam titles and Halep reaching the world No. 1 ranking. Their achievements and recognition in the sport make it clear that they are associated with lawn tennis.

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  • 25. 

    Which country hosted the 13th South Asian Games, 2019?

    • A.

      Nepal

    • B.

      Bangladesh

    • C.

      India

    • D.

      Bhutan

    Correct Answer
    A. Nepal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nepal because they hosted the 13th South Asian Games in 2019.

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  • 26. 

    Who amongst the following has become the first in women cricket, to have 20 years of international cricket experience?

    • A.

      Veda Krishnamurthy

    • B.

      Smriti Mandhana

    • C.

      Ekta Bisht

    • D.

      Mithali Raj

    Correct Answer
    D. Mithali Raj
    Explanation
    Mithali Raj has become the first in women's cricket to have 20 years of international cricket experience. This means that she has been playing cricket at the international level for two decades. This is a significant achievement and showcases her longevity and dedication to the sport. Mithali Raj is a highly accomplished cricketer and has been a key player for the Indian women's cricket team throughout her career.

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  • 27. 

    The Green Park Stadium, which hosted the 500th International test cricket match played by India in 2016, is situated in the Indian city of?

    • A.

      Ahemdabad

    • B.

      Kanpur

    • C.

      Kolkata

    • D.

      Ranchi

    Correct Answer
    B. Kanpur
    Explanation
    The Green Park Stadium, which hosted the 500th International test cricket match played by India in 2016, is situated in Kanpur.

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  • 28. 

    The headquarters of The International Olympic Committee is situated in?

    • A.

      Lausanne, Switzerland

    • B.

      Vienna, Austria

    • C.

      Geneva, Switzerland

    • D.

      Madrid, Spain

    Correct Answer
    A. Lausanne, Switzerland
    Explanation
    The headquarters of The International Olympic Committee is situated in Lausanne, Switzerland. Lausanne has been the home of the IOC since 1915, when it was established. The city is known for its rich sporting history and has been a hub for international sports organizations. Lausanne's central location in Europe and its picturesque setting on the shores of Lake Geneva make it an ideal location for the IOC's headquarters.

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  • 29. 

    The Asian Amateur Boxing Championships 2019 was held in?

    • A.

      Moscow, Russia

    • B.

      Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

    • C.

      Bangkok, Thailand

    • D.

      Delhi, India

    Correct Answer
    C. Bangkok, Thailand
    Explanation
    The Asian Amateur Boxing Championships 2019 was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

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  • 30. 

    Ben Stokes is associated with the game of?

    • A.

      Cricket

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Badminton

    • D.

      Table Tennis

    Correct Answer
    A. Cricket
    Explanation
    Ben Stokes is associated with the game of cricket. He is a professional cricketer from England and is widely regarded as one of the best all-rounders in the world. Stokes has represented the England cricket team in various formats of the game and has achieved numerous accolades throughout his career. He has made significant contributions to the sport and is known for his exceptional batting, bowling, and fielding skills.

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  • 31. 

    The Subroto Game is associated with the game of?

    • A.

      Tennis

    • B.

      Hockey

    • C.

      Cricket

    • D.

      Football

    Correct Answer
    D. Football
    Explanation
    The Subroto Game is associated with football.

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  • 32. 

    Which of the following club has won the FIFA Club World Cup, 2019?

    • A.

      Liverpool

    • B.

      Barcelona

    • C.

      )RealMadrid

    • D.

      Juventas

    Correct Answer
    A. Liverpool
    Explanation
    Liverpool won the FIFA Club World Cup in 2019.

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  • 33. 

    Where was India's first Day-Night Test organized?

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      )Kolkata

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Chennai

    Correct Answer
    B. )Kolkata
    Explanation
    India's first Day-Night Test was organized in Kolkata.

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  • 34. 

    Which among the following country won the Women's Rugby World Cup held in 2017?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      NewZealand

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    B. NewZealand
    Explanation
    New Zealand won the Women's Rugby World Cup held in 2017.

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  • 35. 

    Which of the following teams won the final in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018?

    • A.

      Rajasthan

    • B.

      Mumbai

    • C.

      Delhi

    • D.

      Punjab

    Correct Answer
    B. Mumbai
    Explanation
    Mumbai won the final in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018.

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  • 36. 

    Archery is the national game of?

    • A.

      Bhutan

    • B.

      Denmark

    • C.

      SriLanka

    • D.

      Switzerland

    Correct Answer
    A. Bhutan
    Explanation
    Archery is the national game of Bhutan. This is a known fact and Bhutan has officially declared archery as their national sport.

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  • 37. 

    Who among the following has won the Australian Open Men’s Singles title 2020?

    • A.

      Roger Federer

    • B.

      Novak Djokovic

    • C.

      Dominic Thiem

    • D.

      Rafael Nadal

    Correct Answer
    B. Novak Djokovic
    Explanation
    Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open Men's Singles title in 2020.

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  • 38. 

    Who among the following Cricketer has been chosen for ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2019?

    • A.

      Virat Kohli

    • B.

      Ben Stokes

    • C.

      Rohit Sharma

    • D.

      Deepak Chahar

    Correct Answer
    C. Rohit Sharma
    Explanation
    Rohit Sharma has been chosen for ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2019. This recognition is given to the player who has performed exceptionally well in One Day International matches throughout the year. Rohit Sharma had a phenomenal year in 2019, where he scored a record-breaking five centuries in a single edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup. His consistent performance and ability to score big runs in crucial matches made him the deserving candidate for this prestigious award.

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  • 39. 

    This court is associated with?

    • A.

      Kabbadi

    • B.

      Kho kho

    • C.

      Stapu

    • D.

      Table Tennis

    Correct Answer
    A. Kabbadi
    Explanation
    Kabbadi is a contact team sport that originated in ancient India. It is played between two teams, with the objective of scoring points by touching or capturing players from the opposing team. Kabbadi is commonly associated with the court as it is played on a specific court or field. Therefore, the correct answer is Kabbadi.

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  • 40. 

    Who became the first World Badminton Champion from India?

    • A.

      Saina Newal

    • B.

      PV Sindhu

    • C.

      Sania Mirza

    • D.

      K Srikant

    Correct Answer
    B. PV Sindhu
    Explanation
    PV Sindhu became the first World Badminton Champion from India.

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  • 41. 

    Who is the first Indian woman to win an individual Olympic medal?

    • A.

      Karnam Malleshwari

    • B.

      Sania Mirza

    • C.

      PV Sindhu

    • D.

      Saina Newal

    Correct Answer
    A. Karnam Malleshwari
    Explanation
    Karnam Malleshwari is the first Indian woman to win an individual Olympic medal. She achieved this feat in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where she won a bronze medal in weightlifting in the 69 kg category. Her victory made her a trailblazer for Indian women in Olympic sports and brought recognition to the sport of weightlifting in the country.

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  • 42. 

    Ace Against Odds is the autobiography of:

    • A.

      PT Usha

    • B.

      Sania Mirza

    • C.

      Marry Kom

    • D.

      Hima Das

    Correct Answer
    B. Sania Mirza
    Explanation
    "Ace Against Odds" is the autobiography of Sania Mirza.

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  • 43. 

    Mary Kom is associated with:

    • A.

      Cricket

    • B.

      Chess

    • C.

      Kho kho

    • D.

      Boxing

    Correct Answer
    D. Boxing
    Explanation
    Mary Kom is associated with boxing. She is a renowned Indian boxer and has won several medals and accolades in the sport. Mary Kom is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion and the only female boxer to have won a medal in each of the first seven World Championships. She has also represented India in the Olympics and has been an inspiration to many aspiring boxers.

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  • 44. 

    What is the national sport of Australia?

    • A.

      Cricket

    • B.

      Volley ball

    • C.

      Basketball

    • D.

      Hockey

    Correct Answer
    A. Cricket
    Explanation
    Cricket is considered the national sport of Australia. It has a long history and is widely popular in the country. The sport is deeply ingrained in Australian culture and has a significant following. The Australian cricket team has achieved great success in international competitions, further solidifying the sport's importance in the country.

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  • 45. 

    Who is the current Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports?

    • A.

      Harshwardhan Singh Rathore

    • B.

      Kapil Sibbal

    • C.

      Kiran Rijiju

    • D.

      Prakash Jawdekar

    Correct Answer
    C. Kiran Rijiju
    Explanation
    Kiran Rijiju is the current Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports.

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  • 46. 

    Identify the event.

    • A.

      2013 Champions Trophy

    • B.

      2007 cricket world cup final

    • C.

      2009 commonwealth series

    • D.

      2011 cricket world cup final

    Correct Answer
    B. 2007 cricket world cup final
    Explanation
    The event being identified is the 2007 cricket world cup final.

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  • 47. 

    What is the name of the given sports personality?

    • A.

      Deepa Karmakar

    • B.

      Hima Das

    • C.

      Poonam singh

    • D.

      Geeta Phogat

    Correct Answer
    B. Hima Das
    Explanation
    The name of the given sports personality is Hima Das.

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  • 48. 

    What is the name of the legend given in the picture?

    • A.

      Vinod Kambli

    • B.

      Milkha Singh

    • C.

      Major Dhyanchand

    • D.

      P. Sreejesh

    Correct Answer
    C. Major Dhyanchand
    Explanation
    Major Dhyanchand is the correct answer because he is a legendary Indian hockey player who is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time. He played a crucial role in India's dominance in field hockey during the 1920s and 1930s, winning three Olympic gold medals. His exceptional skills, goal-scoring ability, and contribution to the sport have earned him a legendary status in Indian sports history.

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