Topicwise Questions - Sports

1. At which of the following tennis tournaments is the Musketeers' Trophy awarded to the winner of Singles title?

  1. Australian Open
  2. US Open
  3. French Open
  4. Wimbledon

2. What is the age from which certain category of sports persons winning gold medals at international levels are entitled to receive pension?

  1. 30
  2. 40
  3. 50
  4. 60

3. Nine time Wimbledon Champion of Women’s Singles Match in Tennis is -

  1. Mary Joe Fernandez
  2. Jana Novotna
  3. Iva Majoli
  4. Martina Navrotilova

4. The oldest Football Tournament in India is :

  1. Rovers Cup
  2. I. F. A. Shield
  3. Durand Cup
  4. Tata Cup

5. The modern game of polo originated in which of the following Indian states?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Manipur
  3. Mizoram
  4. Tripura

6. Which country has won the World Cup Football the maximum number of times?

  1. Germany
  2. Brazil
  3. England
  4. Argentina

7. Which Indian city is associated with the origin of badminton?

  1. Poona
  2. Shimla
  3. Mussoorie
  4. Ootacamund

8. Manufacture of sports goods is an important industry in :

  1. Punjab
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Karnataka
  4. Uttar Pradesh

9. Which of the following international tennis tournaments is held on grass court?

  1. Australian Open
  2. Wimbledon
  3. French Open
  4. US Open

10. Sambo, a form of martial arts is associated with which country?

  1. China
  2. Russia
  3. Japan
  4. Korea

11. Who among the following was the first heavyweight boxer to go undefeated throughout his career?

  1. Rocky Marciano
  2. Lee Epperson
  3. Larry Holmes
  4. Michael Spinks

12. Who was the first athlete to break the 10-second barrier in 100 metres sprint?

  1. Carl Lewis
  2. Calvin Smith
  3. Silvio Leonard
  4. Jim Hines

13. Who of the following was nicknamed the Flying Finn?

  1. Ville Ritola
  2. Paavo Nurmi
  3. Edvin Wide
  4. Joseph Guillemot

14. Who of the following became the oldest heavyweight boxing champion at the age of 45?

  1. Muhammed Ali
  2. George Foreman
  3. Joe Frazier
  4. Jimmy Ellis

15. Who of the following ran a mile in less than 4 minutes for the first time?

  1. John Landy
  2. Jesse Owens
  3. Roger Bannister
  4. Ben Johnson

16. Which is the reckoning year for beginning of Open Era tennis?

  1. 1968
  2. 1962
  3. 1970
  4. 1966

17. Who of the following was the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic event?

  1. Nadia Comaneci
  2. Lavinia Agache
  3. Emilia Eberle
  4. Daniela Silivas

18. Which of the following badminton tournaments does not have any prize money associated with it?

  1. Thomas Cup
  2. Uber Sup
  3. Sudirman Cup
  4. Malaysian Open

19. What is the official distance to be run in a marathon race?

  1. 42.195 km
  2. 41.295 km
  3. 42.475 km
  4. 41.745 km