Sports Quiz 2

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Sports Quiz 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the draft sports policy of this state Government released on 11 January 2012, a special life-time achievement award,in memory of G.V. Raja, the founder-president of the State Sports Council  is to be instituted. Which State is being referred to?
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 2. 
    Which team defeated Uttarakhand 25-22, 25-22, 25-13 in the men’s category to win the National title for the fourth time, in the 60th senior National volleyball championship, at the Balbir Juneja Indoor Stadium, Raipur on 11 January 2012?
    • A. 

      Kerala

    • B. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • C. 

      West Bengal

    • D. 

      Tamil nadu

  • 3. 
    Which team extended their hegemony by defeating Kerala 25-12, 25-14, 25-16 in a one-sided final in the women’s category at the 60th senior National volleyball championship?
    • A. 

      Punjab

    • B. 

      Services

    • C. 

      Railways

    • D. 

      Delhi

  • 4. 
    This footballer was awarded the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or on 9 january 2012 in Zurich. He won the award for the third consecutive year for the world's outstanding footballer. Identify the footballer.
    • A. 

      Cristiano Ronaldo

    • B. 

      Xavi

    • C. 

      Sergio Ramos

    • D. 

      Lionel Messi

  • 5. 
    Name the Mumbai skipper who on 22 December 2011 overtook former teammate as the highest run-getter in Ranji Trophy by scoring a total of 8242 runs.
    • A. 

      Wasim Jaffer

    • B. 

      Amol Muzumdar

    • C. 

      Amarjeet Kaypee

    • D. 

      Pankaj Dharmani

  • 6. 
    Who won his first Men’s Singles title of 2011 at the 2011 $120,000 Syed Modi India Open Grand Prix Gold badminton championship?
    • A. 

      Sourabh Verma

    • B. 

      Taufik Hidayat

    • C. 

      Anup Sridhar

    • D. 

      Hendra Setiawan

  • 7. 
    Which team won both the men's & women’s title in the 10th All-India Invitational volleyball tournament for the Vajpayee Cup?
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Punjab

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Southern Railway

  • 8. 
    Identify the Indian footballer with the help of the following clues. 1. This Indian football team defender announced his retirement from international football on 26 December 2011 2. He captained the Indian team in one match (against Malaysia) in November 2011 3. He had scored one goal against Bhutan in SAFF Cup in 2005 4. He was part of the Indian teams which won SAFF Cup (2005), Nehru Cup (2007 and 2009), AFC Challenge Cup (2008) apart from the recent SAFF championship
    • A. 

      Arnab Mondal

    • B. 

      Gurwinder Singh

    • C. 

      Anas Edathodika

    • D. 

      Mahesh Gawli

  • 9. 
    The Indian team finished at the fourth position in the World Women's Team Chess Championship at Mardin,Turkey on 27 December 2011. Which team won gold and emerged at the top in the competition?
    • A. 

      Ukraine

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Greece

  • 10. 
    The Indian women's hockey team defeated Ireland 4-1 win to clinch the bronze medal in the four-nation tournament held in Parana, Argentina in December 2011. Which team won the gold medal?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      Argentina

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 11. 
    Who defeated ace badminton player and World No. 4 Saina Nehwal of India in the women’s singles final of the $500000 BWF World Super Series badminton championship in China on 18 December 2011?
    • A. 

      Zhang Ning

    • B. 

      Xie Xingfang

    • C. 

      Xu Huaiwen

    • D. 

      Wang Yihan

  • 12. 
    Which India striker was on 20 December 2011 voted Player of the Year by the All India Football Federation?
    • A. 

      Sunil Chhetri

    • B. 

      Savio Medeira

    • C. 

      Kyrshan Lyngshing

    • D. 

      Babu Mani

  • 13. 
    KV Varadaraj, a renowned Indian footballer passed away in Bangalore on 20 December 2011. Which of the facts about the footballer is/are true? 1. He was one of the few Indian footballers who played in two Olympics in 1948 and 1952. 2. Varadaraj was the goalkeeper of the Indian team led by Mohun Bagan defender Talimeren Ao that took the field in the 1948 London Games 3. KV Varadaraj was also part of the Indian squad led by Sailendra Nath Manna at the Helsinki Olympics in 1952 4. Varadaraj won the gold medal at the 1955 inaugural Asian Games in New Delhi as he helped India keep a clean slate in all the matches, beating Iran 1-0 in the final
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 3

    • C. 

      Only 4

    • D. 

      1& 3

  • 14. 
    Pakistan defeated which team by seven wickets in the second and final cricket Test in Dhaka on 21 December 2011 and thus swept the series 2-0?
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

  • 15. 
     Which player became the first player to win the Orders of Merit on both sides of the Atlantic on 11 December 2011 when he shot a closing 66 to finish third in the Dubai World Championship?
    • A. 

      Luke Donald

    • B. 

      Alvaro Quiros

    • C. 

      Rory McIlroy

    • D. 

      Paul Lawrie

  • 16. 
    Which country defeated Spain 1-0 to win for the 4th time hockey’s Champions Trophy title on 11 December 2011?
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Greece

  • 17. 
    Name the woman squash player who on 10 December 2011 annexed the elusive women’s title while in the Senior National Squash Championship in Chennai.
    • A. 

      Sarah Fitz-Gerald

    • B. 

      Dipika Pallikal

    • C. 

      Anaka Alankamony

    • D. 

      Sushma Pillai

  • 18. 
    Who defeated David Vofsonof Canada 1-6, 6-1, 10-6 in the final of the under-14 boys' section of the 23rd America Cup international tennis championship at the Miccosukee Tennis Club in Miami?
    • A. 

      Evgeny Tyurnev

    • B. 

      Bobby Mahal

    • C. 

      Fernando Gonzalez

    • D. 

      Sumit Nagal

  • 19. 
    Which squash player retained the men's crown in the Senior National Squash Championship in Chennai on 10 December 2011?
    • A. 

      Saurav Ghosal

    • B. 

      Harinder Pal Sandhu

    • C. 

      Rohit Thanwani

    • D. 

      Cyrus Poncha

  • 20. 
    Which country won its fifth Davis Cup title after Rafael Nadal defeated Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro 1-6 6-4 6-1 7-6 (0) on 4 December 2011?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      France

  • 21. 
    Who won the Fukuoka men's marathon in Japan winning the 42.195km race in 2hrs 7mins and 36secs on 4 December 2011?
    • A. 

      Josphat Ndambiri

    • B. 

      Mwangi

    • C. 

      Yuki Kawauchi

    • D. 

      Joan Bolt

  • 22. 
    Which English batsman on 6 December 2011 received Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) medal from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace?
    • A. 

      Andrew Strauss

    • B. 

      Andrew Strauss

    • C. 

      Alastair Cook

    • D. 

      Steve Finn

  • 23. 
    According to the latest ICC ranking released on 7 December 2011, India's R Ashwin moved into top 20 of the ICC ODI bowling charts for the first time in his career. What is the position of Virat Kohli in the list?
    • A. 

      3rd

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      5th

    • D. 

      7th

  • 24. 
    Name the Broadcaster which on 8 December 2011 announced a new five-year contract with Cricket Australia, a deal which for the first time will give them the rights to showcase two of Indian cricket teams' visits Down Under?
    • A. 

      Ten Sports

    • B. 

      DD Sports

    • C. 

      Zee Sports

    • D. 

      ESPN STAR Sports

  • 25. 
    The World Series Hockey on Saturday announced the captains and coaches for their eight teams. Who was appointed the coach of the Delhi hockey team?
    • A. 

      Roelant Oltmans

    • B. 

      Jose Brasa

    • C. 

      Prabhjot Singh

    • D. 

      Adrian D'Souza