Study Material :: Some Important GK Questions from Sports

                         Some Important GK Questions from Sports 

1. ‘Queen’s berry Rules’ is the name. give to the rules in which game? – Boxing
2. Misha Grewal is associated with which game/sport? – Squash
3. The first Indian to cross seven important seas by swimming? – Bula Chaudhary
4. Which game is Davis Cup associated with? – Tennis
5. Who was the first Indian batsman to have achieved 300 runs in an innings in Tests? – Virender Sehwag

6. Where did Mahendra Singh Dhoni make his ODI debut? – Chittagong
7. Which is the most southerly test match grounds of England? – The Lords
8. Which Indian batsman was the first to hit 44 fours in a test match innings? – Laxman
9. What was Sachin Tendulkar’s average when he made his first thousand runs in ODls? – 35.83
10. Sergei Bubkha,an athlete of international repute, belongs to which country? – Ukraine

11. How long are professional Golf Tour players allotted per short? – 45 seconds
12. How many centuries in Tests did Sunil Gavaskar bag when he retired? – 34
13. Former Australian captain Allan Border was sometimes known as “Captain Grumpy”. What was his other nickname? – AB
14. Which country was readmitted to the Olympics after her 21 year suspension? – South Africa
15. When did the first Commonwealth Games take place? – 1930

16. Shiny Wilson is associated with which game/sport? – Athletics
17. Ben Johnson, the well known athlete belongs to which country? – Canada
18. Which country has hosted the Asian Games for maximum number of times? – Thailand
19. Who is the only cricketer to score two successive centuries in a World Cup? – Rahul Dravid
20. Where did India play its 1st one day international match? – Headingley

21. Who was the first Indian, to reach the semi final in Wimbledon Tennis Championship? – Ramanathan Krishnan
22. Which is the Trophy/Cups associated with the game of Hockey? – Agha Khan Cup
23. Against which team did Virender Sehwag make his one day international debt? – Pakistan
24. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place? – Hamilton (Canade)
 25. Since the revival of the Modern Olympic Games, how many times have the game been canceled? – Thrice: 1916, 1940 and 1944

26. Limba Ram is Known for his outstanding performance in which game? – Archery
27. How many wickets Kapil Dev had taken in Test matches when he retired? – 434
28. Which batsman started his International cricketing career at the age of 16? – Sachin Tendulkar
29. Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test Matches? – M-S.M. Gavaskar
30. The name of Prakash Padukone is associated with which game? – Badminton

31. In which year did the first modem Olympic Games take place? – 1896
32. Yondieki who set up a new world record in 10,000 meters race, belongs to which country? – Kenya
33. Which is the only golfer to win the Masters Tournament six times? – Jack Nicklaus
34. The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in which year? – 1951
35. The Indian Football team made its first appearance at Olympics in ? – 1948

36. When did Sachin Tendulkar make his Test dubut? – 1989
37. Who was the first black tennis player to win a Wombledon title? – Althea Gibson
38. Olympic Games after 4th century AD Restarted (Under IOC) from which year? – 1896
39. Who was named India’s Cricketer of the Century by Wisden? – Kapil Dev
40. Ben Johnson (Canadian) was disqualified in the 1998 Seoul Olympic in the Athletics? – 100 m

41. What is the duration of a normal one half of a Hockey match? – 30 min
42. Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics? – K.D. Yadav
43. Who has scored the slowest century in the test cricket? – Mudassar Nazar
44. Who has scored the highest run in a test cricket innings? – Brian Lara
45. All Sher, an Arjuan award winner, is associated with which game? – Golf

46. Who is the highest wicket taker in the world in one day cricket? – Muttiah Muralitharan
47. Which team did Sachin Tendulkar play for in the Ranji Trophy when he made his debut in first class cricket? – Mumbai
48. The name Kunjarani Devi is associated with which gaem? – Weight lifting
49. Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run? – Kamaljit Sandhu
50. Victoria Azarenka is associated with which game? – Tennis

51. Who is the leading wicket taker in the history of Test Cricket? – Muttiah Muralitharan
52. Which person won seven gold medals in swimming for the U.S. in the 1972 Olympic? – Mark Spitz
53. Regatta is associated with which sports event? – Rowing
54. Which woman has become the highest individual scorer in an innings in Tests? – Kiran Baloch
55. Who has become the first Indian to score a triple century in Tests? – Virender Sehwag

56. Who was the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest? – Bachhendri Pal
57. Which cup/trophy is associated with football? – Santosh Trophy
58. Which Australian player was known as ‘Fruitfly’ amongst the rest of the team? – Merv Hughes
59. Pravin Arnre and Vinod Kambli played for which province in South Africa? – Boland
60. Which country topped the medal tally in the XXV Olympic held at Barcelona? – Unified team of former USSR

61. Which place is known as the ‘Mecca of Indian Football’? – Kolkata
62. The famous player Pele is associated with which game? – Football
63. Which track and field star overcame childhood polio to become one of the greatest athletes of her time? – Wilma Rudolph
64. Who was the first Indian cricketer to wear a helmet during a match? – Mohinder Arnarnath
65. What is the duration of a basketball match both before and after the break? – 25 minutes

66. Sushil Kumar is associated with which Game? – Wrestling
67. With which sport is Leroy Burrell associated? – Athletics
68. The term ‘deuce’ is common in which two games? – Badminton and Tennis
69. Bahadur Singh is a distinguished athlete of which game? – Athletics
70. How many players are there on each side in a baseball match? – 5

71. Chris Even’s name is associated with which sport? – Tennis
72. Jaspal Rana is a distinguished athlete in which game? – Shooting
73. S. Vijaya Lakshmi and Nisha Mohita are associated with which game? – Chess
74. Who was the IOC President who performed the closing ceremony of the XXV Olympic Games? – Juan Antonio Samaranch
75. Which country stood second in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics medal tally? – US

76. Dhyan Chand’s name is associated with which game? – Hockey
77. ‘Ashes’ is the term associated with which sport? – Badminton, tennis
78. Which game is not included in the Olympic Games? – Cricket
79. If you scored cannon, which game would you be playing? – Billiards
80. Which Indian batsman made his ODI debut in the same match in which Kapil Dev did? – Surinder Amarnath

81. Makers of which types sponsor Indian ace Narian Karthikeyan? – MRF
82. Amar Singh Sokhi is remembered for his performance in which sports event? – Cycling
83. Who became the first woman in the world to ski to the North Pole? – Ann Banoraft
84. Who became the first European: Woman to travel to the Forbidden City of Tibet? – Alexandra David Neel
85. The term L.B.W. is associated with which game? – Cricket

86. Indian first took part in the Olympic Games in which year? – 1920
87. Which is the only woman to have won three Wimbledon titles in a row? – Steffi Graff
88. Jaspal Rana is a distinguished athlete in which game? – Shooting
89. Who was the first Indian woman who owns the gold medal in Asian Games? – Kamaljit Sandhu
90. Where will the winter youth Olympics Games 2016 be held? – Lillehammer

91. Who was the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest? – Bachhendri Pal
92. Which Cricketer has scored the highest total runs in test cricket? – Sachin Tendulkar
93. Which country hosted the 2014 Commonwealth Games? – Scotland
94. How many medals did P.T. Usha win at the Xth Asiad? – 4
94. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place? – Hamilton (Canada)
95. The final of the Sultan Afzal Shah Hockey Tournament 2012 was played between which teams? – New Zealand and Argentina

96. Where were the xxvii (1996) Summer Olympic games were held? – Atlanta
97. Susi Susanti, held the Grand Slam title in which game? – Badminton
98. Who is the first Indian to take a hat trick in an international test? – Harbhajan Singh
99. Who has been named as the White Lightning in the cricket? – Allan Donald (South Africa)
100. Which Indian cricketer has bagged a deal with ESPN? – Sachin Tendulkar.

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