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Sports Current Affairs Quiz - February 2017

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1.2017 Open 13 men's tennis tournament (held in France) -

  1. Men's Singles - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (__________)
  2. Women's Singles - Julien Benneteau (France ) and Nicolas Mahut (France)
France
Russia
Spain
Germany
None of These


2. 2017 Rio Open Tennis -

  1. Men's Singles - Dominic Thiem (__________)
  2. Women's Singles - Pablo Carreo Busta (Spain) and Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay)
Australia
UK
Austria
USA
None of These


3. 81st Senior National Badminton Championships tournament held at Patna (Bihar)

  1. Men’s singles - ______________.
  2. Women’s Singles - Rituparna Das.
  3. Women’s doubles - Aparna Balan and Prajakta Sawant.
  4. Men’s doubles - Satwik Sai Raj and Chirag Shetty.
  5. Mixed doubles - Satwik Sai Raj and Maneesha K.
Pullela Gopichand
Kidambi Srikkanth
Aditya Joshi
Sourabh Verma
None of These


4. ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament 2017 Winners (also known as Rotterdam tennis) - ‚ 

  1. Singles - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (_____________)
  2. Doubles - Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Marcel Granollers (Spain)
Germany
Russia
Spain
Thailand
France


5. _________ golfer Dustin Johnson claimed No 1 Position in Official World Golf Ranking for first time in his career. He achieved it after winning Genesis Open 2017 at Riviera ?

Russian
German
American
French
None of These


6. __________ Cricketer Adam Voges announced retirement from international cricket. ?

Australian
British
South African
New Zealand
None of These


7. BCCI Awards 2016 -

  1. CK. Nayudu Lifetime achievement award - Padmakar Shivalkar, Rajinder Goel.
  2. BCCI Lifetime achievement award for women - _________________ (This award category has been included for first time)
  3. Polly Umrigar Award - Virat Kohli (Third Polly Umrigar title for Virat Kohli)
  4. Dilip Sardesai award - Ravichandran Ashwin
  5. Best performance in BCCI Domestic tournaments: Mumbai Cricket Association.
Mithali Raj
Shantha Rangaswamy
Harmanpreet Kaur
Thirush Kamini
None of These


8. ____________ will host Davis Cup Tennis Asia-Oceania Zone group-1 tie against Uzbekistan in April 2017 ?

Bangalore
Hyderabad
Ahmedabad
Panji
None of These


9. Ben stokes (England) became most expensive overseas acquisition in history of Indian Premier league. Rising Pune Supergiants acquired him away for 14.5 crores for IPL Xth. Tymal Mills is second most expensive player who was bought by Royal challengers Bangalore for 12 crores.

  1. Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan became First _____________ cricket players to be picked in Indian Premier League, for Rs 30 Lakh and Rs 4 Crore respectively.
Afghani
Nepali
Sri Lankan
Bangladeshi
None of These


10. _________ cricketer Mohit Ahlawat became First to score Triple Century in a T-20 Game. He scored it in Just 72 balls, hitting 39 sines and 14 fours.?

Himachal Pradesh
Rajasthan
Uttarakhand
Delhi
None of These


11. _________ boxer‚  Germaine De Randamie Crowned UFC’s first female featherweight Champion. ?

French
Russian
Spanish
Dutch
None of These


12. England Cricketer ______________ honoured with Commander of Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his Cricket Achievements. He has recently stepped down and England's Test Captain ?

Joe Root
Alastair Cook
Matt Prior
Ian Bell
None of These


13. _________'s Genzebe Dibaba ran fastest ever women's 2,000 metres at indoor Miting Internacional de Catalunya meeting in Sabadell (Spain).?

Indonesia
Thailand
Malaysia
Poland
Ethiopia


14. FIFA named _________’s former soccer player Diego Maradona as new Ambassador for 2017. ?

Argentina
Brazil
Laos
Cambodia
None of These


15. Government unveiled mascot‚ ___________‚ for FIFA under 17 World Cup India 2017, during launch of Mission XI Million programme. FIFA under 17 world cup to be held in India In October 2017 ?

Shera
Football Live
LET'S FOOTBALL
KHELEO
None of These


16. _____________ defeated Railway to win first edition of Pandit Deen Dayal Updhyay All India National Style Kabaddi Championship held in Sonipat (Haryana) ?

Uttarakhand
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
Manipur
None of These


17. _______________ government conferred Bhim awards to 42 sportspersons of state, recognising them for their outstanding performance at the national and international level between 2013 to 2017. BHIM awards carry cash prize of 5 lakh ?

Uttar Pradesh
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Rajasthan
None of These


18. India defeated ______________ to win ICC Women Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2017 held at Colombo (Sri Lanka). ?

Australia
South Africa
New Zealand
USA
None of These


19. India hosted first ever International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) world Tour Event in ______________ . 2017 world Tour will be played in 12 countries ?

Coimbatore
Jaipur
Ahmedabad
New Delhi
None of These


20. India will host Combined World Cup for Shooting in _____________, which will be a qualifying event for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ?

2019
2017
2018
2020
None of These


21. India will host FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament in Bengaluru (Karnataka) in July 2017 and FIBA U-16 Women’s Asian Championship in October 2017 in Hyderabad (______________) ?

Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
Maharashtra
Goa
None of These


22. India won T20 Blind Cricket World Cup by defeating ___________. It was hosted By India In Bangalore ?

Nepal
Pakistan
Bangladesh
Australia
None of These


23. India won all three medals in the 12.8 Kilometre Individual Time Trial at the sixth Asian Para-Road Cycling Championship held in __________ ?

Switzerland
Poland
Bahamas
Bahrain
None of These


24. India won gold medal in boy’s team event at Asian Junior Squash championships in Hong Kong (defeating _____________) ?

Singapore
Indonesia
Poland
Thailand
Malaysia


25. India's __________ has been awarded Candidate Master (CM) title by World Chess Federation body FIDE ‚  ?

Arjun Kalyan
Magnus Carlsen
Kush Bhagat
Aravindh Chithamabaram
None of These


26. Indian Badminton Player ____________ achieved her career best Badminton World Federation (BWF) Women’s single ranking of 5th place ?

PV Sindhu
Saina Nehwal
Jwala Gutta
Kidambi Srikkanth
None of These


27. Indian Cricketer __________ became Second Indian After Sachin Tendulkar to appear on Cover of Cricket's Most Prestigious Magazine - Wisden Almanack ?

M S Dhoni
Virat Kohli
Ajinkya Rahane
Cheteswar Pujara
None of These


28. Indian Female Ctricketers Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur placed 2nd and 10th respectively in latest ICC batswomen’s rankings. Meg Lanning of ___________ is at top ?

England
South Africa
Australia
New Zealand
None of These


29. Indian Racer Jehan Daruvala won Toyota Racing Series’ __________ Grand Prix in Manfeild. He score 781 points in 15-race series held in Jan - Feb 2017 and finished fifth. ?

Spain
UK
USA
Australia
New Zealand


30. Indian Women's team won silver after getting defeated by South Korea, at Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy tournament at _______ ?

Vietnam
Cambodia
Laos
Spain
None of These


31. Indian bowler ________ became fastest cricketer to take 250 wickets in Test matches, achieving this in 45th test matches. He also became Highest Test Wickets Indian bowler in a single year by taking 67 wickets from 10 tests in 2016-17 season. ?

Ishant Sharma
Umesh Yadav
Ravindra Jadeja
Ravichandran Ashwin
None of These


32. Indian cricketer _____________ broke 52-year long record of Chandu Borde of having scored highest first-class runs in a single cricketing season, surpassing Borde's 1604 runs in 1964-65 season ?

Ajinkya Rahane
Cheteshwar Pujara
Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma
None of These


33. Indian cricketer _________ became first Indian sportsperson to sign a Rs 100 crore endorsement deal with a single brand, after He signed 8 year deal with sports apparel brand Puma worth 110 crores. He was also recently named Captain of the year at 10th Annual ESPN Cricinfo Awards.?

Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma
Cheteswar Pujara
Ajinkya Rahane
None of These


34. Indian shuttler ________ selected to represent Olympic Committee’s panel in Badminton World Federation (BWF).?

Pullela Gopichand
Kidambi Srikkanth
P V Sindhu
Jwala Gutta
Saina Nehwal


35. India’s ____________ became World No 1 Junior Badminton player in latest rankings of Badminton World Federation (BWF). ?

Aditya Joshi
Lakshya Sen
Saina Nehwal
P V Sindhu
None of These


36. India’s first Gramin Khel Mahotsav will be held in _________ in March 2017 with five sports disciplines - Athletics, Volley Ball, Wrestling, Kabaddi and Kho-Kho ?

New Delhi
Ahmedabad
Mumbai
Nashik
None of These


37. India’s first ever Centre of Excellence for differently-abled sportsmen will be established in ______________ (Gujarat).It will train para athletes for various international sporting competitions including Olympics, Asian Games and Common Wealth Games.‚  ?

Kutch
Surat
Rajkot
Vadodara
Gandhinagar


38. Inter-ministry Hockey tournament 2016 - 17 won by ___________ Ministry, by defeating Ministry of Health. ?

Infoation and Broadcasting
Finance
Economic Affairs
Road Transport & Highways
None of These


39. International Hockey Federation (FIH) named John-John Dohmen (Belgium) and Naomi Van (____________) as male and female Players of Year 2016 ?

Poland
Netherlands
Estonia
Ethiopia
None of These


40. _____________ cricketer Andre Russell has been banned from all forms of cricket for‚ 1 year,‚ over doping code violations. Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed also suspended from all forms of cricket for violating anti-corruption code. ?

New Zealand
Ireland
Zimabwe
South African
Jamaican


41. Kalinga Lancers won 5th Hockey India League title, defeating ______________ in finals played at Chandigarh. ?

Delhi Waveriders
Dabang Mumbai
Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Ranchi Rays
None of These


42. Laureus World Sports Awards 2017 (Held in Monaco) -

  1. Sportsman of the Year - Usain Bolt (Sprinter from ____________)
  2. Sportswoman of the Year - Simone Biles (Gymnast from USA)
  3. Team of the Year - Chicago Cubs (American Baseball Team)
  4. Comeback of the Year - Michael Phelps (Swimmer from USA)
  5. Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability - Beatrice Maria (Italian wheelchair fencer)
  6. Breakthrough of The Year - Nico Rosberg (German Formula One racer)
  7. Action Sportsperson - Rachel Laura Atherton (English racing cyclist)
  8. Spirit of Sport Award - Leicester City (Football Club in England)
Barbados
Jamaica
Trinidad and Tobago
Haiti
None of These


43. ____________ defeated Southampton to win 2016‚œ17 EFL Football Cup. ?

Manchester United
Liverpoll FC
Arsenal FC
Chelsa FC
None of These


44. Medals of 2020 __________________________ Olympic and Paralympic Games will be made of Recycled mobile phones, to promote sustainability and reduce costs ?

Beijing
Delhi
NYC
Seoul
Tokyo


45. _____________ won Indian National Snooker Championship Title, defeating Pandurangaiah of Railways ?

Aditya Mehta
Pankaj Advani
Geet Sethi
Subhash Agarwal
None of These


46. Sandeep Kumar of ___________ won men's 50-kilometre event of National Race Walking Championships in New Delhi, breaking his own national record ?

Haryana
Uttarakhand
Himachal Pradesh
Rajasthan
None of These


47. Thanackal Gopi and Monika Athare won men’s and Women’s titles in 2nd IDBI Federal Life Insurance ______________ Marathon ?

Kolkata
Chennai
Jaipur
Mumbai
New Delhi




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