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- Question 1 of 38
When were the first recorded Olympics held?
The first recorded Olympic Games were held at Olympia in Greece in 776 BC, but it is generally accepted that the Olympics were at least 500 years old at that time. The ancient Olympics, held every four years, occurred during a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus.
- Question 2 of 38
The term ‘Beamer’ is associated with:
In cricket, a beamer is a type of delivery in which the ball, without bouncing, passes above the batsman’s waist height.
- Question 3 of 38
Bull-fighting is the national game of which country?
At present bull-fighting is not the national sport of any country. Bullfighting is illegal in most countries but remains legal in most areas of Spain and Portugal, as well as in some Hispanic American countries and some parts of southern France. Bullfighting has been banned in at least 100 towns in Spain.
- Question 4 of 38
Narain Karthikeyan is a sportsman in the field of:
Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan is a racing driver who was the first Formula One driver from India.
- Question 5 of 38
Who was the First Test Centurion in Indian cricket?
Lala Amarnath (1911-2000) scored a century in the first-ever Test he played, against England at Mumbai’s Gymkhana Ground on 17th December 1933. He is known as the father of Indian Cricket.
- Question 6 of 38
In which game the term ‘Putting’ is used?
Putting is a golf stroke used with a club called a putter when you are on or just off the green.
- Question 7 of 38
Which of the following term is not associated with Football?
The term Penalty Stroke is associated with Hockey, not Football. In field hockey, a penalty stroke is the most severe penalty given.
- Question 8 of 38
When were the Commonwealth Games organised for the first time?
The first Commonwealth Games were held in 1930 in Hamilton, Canada. Since then, the Games have been conducted every four years (except for 1942 and 1946 due to World War II).
- Question 9 of 38
Who won the first Gold medal for an individual event at the Olympics for India?
Abhinav Bindra won India’s first individual Olympics Gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He won gold in the Men’s 10-metre air rifle event. KD Jadhav is the first Indian to win an Olympic medal (bronze) for an individual event (men’s freestyle bantamweight) at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics.
- Question 10 of 38
Jahangir Khan is famous in which sport?
Jahangir Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan is considered to be the greatest player in the history of squash. During his distinguished career, Jahangir was ranked World No. 1 and won the World Open six times and the British Open a record ten times.
- Question 11 of 38
When his father died, this Olympian placed his gold Medal in his father’s coffin and said, “I want you to have this because it was your favorite event.” Seeing his mother’s surprise, he added, “Don’t worry. I will get another one.” He did! Who was this incredible athlete?
That athlete was Carl Lewis. At the funeral for his father in 1987, Lewis took his 1984 Olympic gold medal for the 100 meters and put it in his father’s hands. He is an American former track and field athlete who won nine Olympic gold medals, one Olympic silver medal. His career spanned from 1979 to 1996, when he last won an Olympic event.
- Question 12 of 38
At which Asiad did India reach the best medals standing?
India’s best medals standing in Asiad (Asian Games) was in the ’18th Asian Games 2018′ at Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. In these Asian Games, India’s final tally was 70 medals – 16 gold, 23 silver and 31 bronze.
- Question 13 of 38
The term ‘Butterfly Stroke’ is referred to in which sport?
The butterfly is a swimming stroke swum on the chest, with both arms moving symmetrically, accompanied by the butterfly kick.
- Question 14 of 38
What is the distance between the popping crease and the stumps on a cricket pitch?
A popping crease is drawn at each end of the pitch in front of each set of stumps. The popping crease is 4 feet (1.22 m) in front of and parallel to the bowling crease, and thus 58 feet (18 m) from the other popping crease.
- Question 15 of 38
When did India win a gold medal in football in an international tournament last?
India won a gold medal in football in an international tournament last in 1962 Jakarta Asian Games.
- Question 16 of 38
What is the maximum permitted length of a cricket bat?
The maximum permitted length of a cricket bat is 38 inches (965 mm) and the maximum permitted width is 4.25 inches (108 mm).
- Question 17 of 38
‘Free throw’ is associated with:
In basketball, free throws are unopposed attempts to score points by shooting from behind the free-throw line, a line situated at the end of the restricted area.
- Question 18 of 38
The distance of marathon race:
The marathon is a long-distance foot race with a distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles 385 yards). The Marathon race was in the memory of a Greek soldier Pheidippides who run 26.219 miles from the Battle of Marathon to Athens, to report the victory of his country in the war.
- Question 19 of 38
In which sports is the participant called pugilist?
Pugilist is a fancy word for boxer, one who indulges in the noble art of pugilism, or fighting with one’s fists.
- Question 20 of 38
With which one of the following sports is Fernando Alonso associated?
Formula One is the highest class of international auto racing for single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the International Automobile Federation (FIA). Fernando Alonso is a Spanish racing driver currently competing for Alpine in Formula One.
- Question 21 of 38
Thomas Cup is associated with:
The Thomas Cup is an international badminton competition among teams representing member nations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), the sport’s global governing body.
- Question 22 of 38
Ryder Cup is related with which sports?
The Ryder Cup is a biennial men’s golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States. The competition is contested every two years with the venue alternating between courses in the United States and Europe.
- Question 23 of 38
The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at:
The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 in Hamilton, and, with the exception of 1942 and 1946, has taken place every four years since then.
- Question 24 of 38
Which of the following Twenty-20 Cricket Rules is not correctly stated?
Twenty-20 (T20), a style of one-day cricket consisting of 20 overs per side. It was introduced in 2003 with rules changes. As per rule, each bowler can bowl for a maximum of 4 overs in a T20 match.
- Question 25 of 38
Which of the following International Tennis Tournaments is held on grass court?
Wimbledon is the only grand slam played in grass courts. The US Open and the Australian Open are played on hard courts, while the French Open is played on clay.
- Question 26 of 38
Which cricketer holds the record for scoring the highest number of runs in a test match innings?
West Indies batsman Brian Lara has the highest individual score in Test cricket. He scored 400 not out against England in 2004 to surpass the innings of 380 by Matthew Hayden six months earlier.
- Question 27 of 38
The number of players side in each side in Water Polo is:
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams of 7 players each. The game consists of four quarters in which the two teams attempt to score goals by throwing the ball into the opposing team’s goal.
- Question 28 of 38
Which sportsperson is nick-named Dennis the Menace?
Pete Sampras was sometimes called ‘Dennis the Menace’ to the game because he was boring and too dominating. He won 14 Grand Slam single titles and had seven Wimbledon and five U.S. open wins in a storied 15-year career.
- Question 29 of 38
The maximum number of goals scored by India in the history of international hockey tournaments were in 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles when it beat USA by:
The biggest score in an international hockey match is the 24-1 victory of India over the USA, played on August 11, 1932. Roop Singh holds the record for the most goals scored in a single hockey game, with ten in a 24-1 defeat of the United States.
- Question 30 of 38
Eden Garden (Kolkata) is associated with:
Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata. Established in 1864, it is the oldest and second-largest cricket stadium in India after the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. The Narendra Modi Stadium, commonly known as the Motera Stadium, is the largest stadium in the world.
- Question 31 of 38
Indira Gandhi Cup is associated with:
Indira Gandhi cup is associated with Boxing while Indira Gandhi Gold Cup is associated with hockey.
- Question 32 of 38
Geet Sethi is related to which of the following sports?
Geet Sethi is a professional player of English billiards who dominated the sport throughout much of the 1990s, and is a notable amateur snooker player.
- Question 33 of 38
Naomi Osaka is one of the top-ranked sportswomen of:
Naomi Osaka is a Japanese professional tennis player. She has been ranked No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association and is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles. She is a four-time Grand Slam singles champion.
- Question 34 of 38
2026 FIFA World Cup would be held in:
The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be the 23rd FIFA World Cup. It will be jointly hosted by three North American countries– the United States, Canada and Mexico. The tournament will be the first hosted by three nations.
- Question 35 of 38
The term ‘Pitcher’ is associated with:
In baseball, the pitcher is the player who pitches the baseball from the pitcher’s mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter, who attempts to either make contact with the pitched ball or draw a walk.
- Question 36 of 38
With which one of the following sports is Tiger Woods associated?
Tiger Woods is an American professional golfer. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time and one of the most famous athletes in history.
- Question 37 of 38
With which one of the following sports, the name of Pullela Gopichand is associated?
Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player. Currently, he is the Chief National Coach for the India national badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001 becoming the second Indian to achieve this feat after Prakash Padukone.
- Question 38 of 38
Which of the following terms is used only in cricket?
LBW (Leg before wicket) is one of the ways in which a batsman can be out. The umpire may rule a batter out lbw if the ball would have struck the wicket, but was instead intercepted by any part of the batsman’s body (except the hand holding the bat).