Sports general knowledge

Sports general knowledge

Question 1
Who was named as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1980?
A
Madan Lal
B
Bishen Singh Bedi
C
Sunil Gavaskar
D
Abbas Ali Baig
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sunil Gavaskar played his last ODI in Mumbai in 1987 and then retired.






Question 2
What is the length of each stump in the cricket?
A
35 inches
B
22 inches
C
28 inches
D
33 inches
Question 3
Rahul Dravid also made Test debut along with Sourav Ganguly in the same match.He scored 95 runs. How many fours did he hit in that innings of 95 runs?
A
6
B
10
C
5
D
7
Question 3 Explanation: 
The match was drawn.






Question 4
Track and field star Carl Lewis won how many gold medals at the 1984 Olympic games?
A
Two
B
Three
C
Four
D
Eight
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lewis has won nine Olympic gold medals in all: four in 1984 (100m, 200m, 4x100m, long jump), two in 1988 (100m and long jump), two in 1992 (4x100m and long jump), and one in 1996 (long jump).
Question 5
Navjot Singh Sidhu had a marvellous start to his ODI cricketing career.How many sixes did he hit in his innings of 73 runs on debut?
A
3
B
6
C
5
D
10
Question 5 Explanation: 
Well, that match was won by Australia by 1 run.






Question 6
Susi Susanti, held the Grand Slam title in which of the following games
A
Lawn Tennis
B
Tennis
C
Badminton
D
volley ball
Question 7
The term 'Butterfly Stroke' is associated with
A
Wrestling
B
Boxing
C
Kabaddi
D
Swimming






Question 8
Ben Johnson, the well known athlete belongs to which of the following countries?
A
South Africa
B
Canada
C
Germany
D
Cuba
Question 9
In which year did Ajay Jadeja make his ODI debut?
A
1996
B
1985
C
1992
D
1991
Question 9 Explanation: 
That match was between India and Sri Lanka.






Question 10
Which player has scored the most runs in a single Test innings?
A
Graham Gooch
B
Matthew Hayden
C
Brian Lara
D
Agarkar
Question 11
What do African-American football players Ernie Davis, Archie Griffin, and Tony Dorsett have in common?
A
They all played for Pittsburgh
B
They all won the Heisman Trophy
C
They all led to Super Bowl titles
D
They dont have any similarity
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ernie Davis was the first African American to win the prize in 1961, and Archie Griffin is the only player to have won it twice, in 1974 and 1975. Only Dorsett played for Pittsburgh. Davis played for Syracuse and Griffin played for Ohio State. Only Dorsett did lead his team to a Super Bowl title as NFC Rookie of the Year in 1977-78.






Question 12
With which sport is the 'Choudhury Trophy' associated?
A
Golf
B
Circumnavigation of the earth by car
C
Formula One racing
D
Buggy-Jumping
Question 12 Explanation: 
Circumnavigating of the earth by car. This trophy has been named after Saloo and Neena Choudhury, ace car rallyists from Calcutta. It's in recognition of the couple's achievement in 1989 when they passed through all six continents in 69 days and repeated the same feat in 1991 in 39 days.
Question 13
India first won the Olympic Hockey gold at
A
London
B
Rome
C
Berlin
D
Amsterdam






Question 14
When was the first cricket Test match played?
A
1873
B
1877
C
1870
D
1788
Question 15
How many wickets did Zaheer Khan pick up in his ODI debut?
A
0
B
3
C
5
D
2
Question 15 Explanation: 
Zaheer played his first match against Kenya on October 3, 2000. And he bowled extremely good. His figure was 10-0-48-3.






Question 16
Who among the Indian to win the Athletics Gold in 1998 Asian Games?
A
Kapil Dev
B
Jyotirmoyee Sikdar
C
Sunita Rani
D
P.T. Usha
Question 17
Who was the first Indian batsman to hit a century on Test debut against England at England's home?
A
Sachin Tendulkar
B
Abbas Ali Baig
C
Kapil Dev
D
Wassim Jaffer
Question 17 Explanation: 
He had scored 12, 367 runs in 235 matches in First Class Cricket with his highest being 224 not out.






Question 18
Which county did Javagal Srinath sign for in 2003?
A
Surrey
B
Durham
C
Sussex
D
Essex
Question 18 Explanation: 
Srinath was drafted as cover for Australian Martin Love.
Question 19
Javagal Srinath took no wicket in his last ODI match.What were his bowling figures in that match? [Format : Overs bowled - Maidens - Runs given - Wickets taken]
A
7 - 0 - 67 - 0
B
10 - 0 - 87 - 0
C
10 - 0 - 57 - 0
D
7 - 0 - 39 - 0
Question 19 Explanation: 
Javagal Srinath played his last ODI match against Australia in the World Cup 2003.






Question 20
Who won the maximum number of gold medals in Hiroshima Asian Games?
A
China
B
India
C
South Korea
D
Japan
Question 21
The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in_?
A
1951
B
1963
C
1971
D
1982






Question 22
What is the middle name of Rahul Dravid?
A
Naren
B
Sharad
C
Srivatsav
D
Shyam
Question 22 Explanation: 
Full name, Rahul Sharad Dravid. Born, 11 January 1973 (1973-01-11).
Question 23
In which year did Milkha Singh win the first National title in the 400 m race?
A
1955
B
1956
C
1957
D
1970






Question 24
The term 'Caddle' is associates with which sports?
A
Golf
B
Billiards
C
Polo
D
Bridge
Question 25
Bahadur Singh is famous in which of the following?
A
Athletics
B
Swimming
C
Boxing
D
Weight Lifting






Question 26
How many wickets did Yograj Singh take in his 1st ODI match?
A
1
B
2
C
4
D
3
Question 26 Explanation: 
Yograj Singh was a bowler, but his son Yuvraj Singh, also nicknamed as Yuvi, turned out to be a smashing batsman.
Question 27
Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test matches?
A
Vinoo Mankad
B
Mohd. Azaruddin
C
S.M. Gavaskar
D
G.R. Viswanath






Question 28
India First won the Olympic Hockey Gold at
A
London
B
Amsterdam
C
Berlin
D
Rome
There are 28 questions to complete.

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