Sports Quiz 4

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Sports Quiz 4

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the Sri lankan golfer who completed pole to finish victory in the Global Green Bangalore Open on 17 September 2011 thereby ending a decade-long wait for a title on Indian soil.
    • A. 

      Fredrick de Saram

    • B. 

      Anura Rohana

    • C. 

      Mithun Perera

    • D. 

      Sriram Jaywardhane

  • 2. 
    Which IPL franchise’s contract was terminated by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 19 September for non-payment of Rs 156 crore annual payment ?
    • A. 

      Pune Warriors

    • B. 

      Deccan Chargers

    • C. 

      Kochi Tuskers

    • D. 

      Rajasthan Royals

  • 3. 
    Which of the following Russian grandmasters won the Chess World Cup title 20 September 2011?
    • A. 

      Peter Svidler

    • B. 

      Alexander Grischuk

    • C. 

      Vladas Mikenas

    • D. 

      Nikolay Novotelnov

  • 4. 
    Australia  under the captaincy of skipper Michael Clarke won the Test series against Sri Lanka 1-0 when the second test concluded on 20 September 2011. What is the current position of Clarke’s men in the official test rankings?
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Fourth

    • C. 

      Fifth

    • D. 

      Seventh

  • 5. 
    India defeated which team in the penalty shoot-out in a nerve-wrecking final to clinch the inaugural Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament on 11 September 2011?
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      Holland

  • 6. 
    Name Red Bull’s driver who won the Italian Grand Prix on 11 August 2011.
    • A. 

      Jenson Button

    • B. 

      Fernando Alonso

    • C. 

      Sebastian Vettel

    • D. 

      Max Webber

  • 7. 
    Who won the gold medal in the 10000m race on the opening day of the 51st National Open Athletics Championships in the women’s category on 10 September 2011 in Kolkata?
    • A. 

      Preeja Sreedharan

    • B. 

      Kavita Raut

    • C. 

      Bobby Aloysius

    • D. 

      Prajusha Maliakkal

  • 8. 
     Novak Djokovic defeated whom at 2011 U S Open Men s Final at Arthur Ashe Stadium on 12 September?
    • A. 

      Roger federer

    • B. 

      Rafael Nadal

    • C. 

      Andy Murray

    • D. 

      Robin Soderling

  • 9. 
    Who beat Serena Williams in straight sets to win the women's title at the US Open on 12 September 2011?
    • A. 

      Samantha Stosur

    • B. 

      Petra Kvitova

    • C. 

      Liezel Huber

    • D. 

      Kveta Peschke

  • 10. 
    Name the Jamaican athlete who was disqualified in the 100m gold event for a false start and who went on to win the Men's 4x100 Relay final and set a world record at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea on 4 September 2011.
    • A. 

      Nesta Carter

    • B. 

      Michael Frater

    • C. 

      Yohan Blake

    • D. 

      Usain Bolt

  • 11. 
    Which of the following Denmanrk’s golfer secured back-to-back titles for the first time in his career after winning the European Masters on 4 September 2011?
    • A. 

      Thomas Bjorn

    • B. 

      Martin Kaymer

    • C. 

      Rory McIlroy

    • D. 

      Jamie Donaldson

  • 12. 
    Which Indian boxer won gold and also bagged the Best Boxer award at the World Police and Fire Games in New York?
    • A. 

      Dinesh Kumar

    • B. 

      Vijender Singh

    • C. 

      Suranjoy Mayengbam

    • D. 

      Vikas Krishan

  • 13. 
    Which of the following badminton players won the men's singles crown in the IFCI all-India ranking senior badminton championship on 5 September 2011?
    • A. 

      Pranav Chopra

    • B. 

      Akshay Dewalkar

    • C. 

      Sai Praneeth

    • D. 

      Saurabh Varma

  • 14. 
    Which of the following countries topped the list of medals at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      Jamaica

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 15. 
    Name the Formula One driver who returned to the highest step of the podium for the first time in four races after he won the Belgian Grand Prix on 28 August 2011.
    • A. 

      Mark Webber

    • B. 

      Jenson Button

    • C. 

      Sebastian Vettel

    • D. 

      Michael Schumacher

  • 16. 
    Which of the following top-seeded International Master won the Sunita Singh Memorial National youth (under-25) chess championship at Indore on 27 August 2011?
    • A. 

      Rahul Sangma of Delhi

    • B. 

      Sai Agni Jeevitesh of Andhra Pradesh

    • C. 

      Sriram Sarja of Karnataka

    • D. 

      C.R.G. Krishna of Karnataka

  • 17. 
    Former football star Zico on 29 August 2011was appointed as the new coach of Iraq's national football team by the Iraq Football Federation. The soccer belongs to which of the following soccer playing nations?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 18. 
    Olympic champion Dayron Robles was disqualified for pulling rival Liu Xiang in the 110-meter hurdles on 29 August 2011 in the 13th World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea therby handing victory to which of the following participants?
    • A. 

      Jason Richardson

    • B. 

      Liu Xiang

    • C. 

      Andrew Turner

    • D. 

      Krisztian Pars

  • 19. 
    Which of the following athletes won her third consecutive World women's 20km walk title on 31 August 2011 an the 13th World Championships in Athletics that started in Daegu?
    • A. 

      Liu Hong

    • B. 

      Olga Kaniskina

    • C. 

      Anisya Kirdyapkina

    • D. 

      Vera Sokolova

  • 20. 
    Who won the ATP's Cincinnati Masters title for the second time on 21 August 2011 after defeating World No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-0?
    • A. 

      Roger Federer

    • B. 

      Andy Murray

    • C. 

      Rafael Nadal

    • D. 

      Robin Soderling

  • 21. 
    Name the Indian tennis dup who won the doubles title at the ATP's Cincinnati Masters.
    • A. 

      Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi

    • B. 

      Leander Paes and Somdev Devvarman

    • C. 

      Rohan Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman

    • D. 

      Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna

  • 22. 
    Which Sri Lankan bowler became the first bowler to take three one-day international hat tricks as Sri Lanka registered a four- wicket consolation win against Australia in the fifth one-day international on 22 August 2011?
    • A. 

      Lasith Malinga

    • B. 

      Kumar Sangakkara

    • C. 

      Upul Tharanga

    • D. 

      Ajantha Mendis

  • 23. 
    Which of the following Veteran Indian footballers who made his made his debut as a substitute in the 1995 Nehru Cup in Calcutta announced his retirement from international soccer on 24 August 2011?
    • A. 

      Basudeb Mondal

    • B. 

      Rennedy Singh

    • C. 

      Baichung Bhutia

    • D. 

      IM Vijayan

  • 24. 
    Name the founder member of the Nehru Hockey Society who died on 23 August 2011.
    • A. 

      Shiv Kumar Verma

    • B. 

      Kukoo Walia

    • C. 

      Brig HJS Chimni

    • D. 

      Amrit Bose

  • 25. 
    Who defeated American Mardy Fish 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 to win the Montreal Masters on 14 August 2011?
    • A. 

      Roger Federer

    • B. 

      Rafael Nadal

    • C. 

      Andy Murray

    • D. 

      Novak Djokovic