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Sports Current Affairs Quiz - June 2017

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1. ‚ ISSF Junior World Championship 2017 held in Suhl (_____________) -

  1. India finished 2nd at ISSF Junior World Championship with 3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals . Gold Medals - Anish Bhanwala, Yashaswini Singh and a Team Event.
  2. China topped tally with 19 medals, including eight gold.
Germany
Poland
Switzerland
Russia
None of These


2. 2017 Aegon Ilkley Tennis Trophy (UK)

  1. Men's Singles - Mrton Fucsovics (___________)
  2. Women's Singles - Magdal©na Rybrikov (Slovakia)
  3. Men's Doubles - Leander Paes (India) AND Adil Shamasdin (Canada)
  4. Women's Doubles - Anna Blinkova (Russia) AND Alla Kudryavtseva (Russia)
Germany
Poland
Hungary
Poland
None of These


3. 2017 Forbes list of ‘The World’s 100 highest paid athletes’ -

  1. Top 5 -
    1. Christiano Ronaldo (_____________) - Soccer (93 million USD)
    2. LeBron James (USA) - Basketball ($86.2 million)
    3. Lionel Messi (Argentina) - Football ($80 million)
    4. Roger Federer (Switzerland) - Tennis ($64 million)
    5. Kevin Durant (USA) - basketball ($60 million).
  2. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole Indian sportsperson to feature in List with Pay of $22 Million USD.
  3. Tennis star Serena Williams with $27 Million USD Earnings is only female in list, ranked 51st.
Switzerland
Poland
Germay
Portugal
None of These


4. 2017 Junior Asian Championships concluded in China's Taiwan, with Indian Wrestlers winning _________ medals ?

2
44
23
33
13


5. 21st Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships held in Patiala (Punjab). It provided an opportunity to Indian athletes to qualify for Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Bhubaneswar (______________) in July 2017. Some notable events in these championships -

  1. Sarita Singh (Uttar Pradesh) set a new national record in women’s hammer throw with 65.25m throw.
  2. Javelin thrower Anu Rani smashed her own national record after throwing the spear to a 61.86m. She also qualified for World Championships to be held in London in August 2017.
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Odisha
West Bengal
None of These


6. Asian Junior Tennis Championships held in Pune (____________) -

  1. Indian Player Nitin Kumar Sinha defeated Malaysia's Christian Didier Chin to win boys singles title.
  2. Dhanya Shah and Sanmay Gandhi won Under-14 doubles title.
Maharashtra
Goa
Gujarat
Odisha
None of These


7. Australian Open Badminton 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles - Kidambi Srikanth (India) by defeating Chen Long (______________________). This is Kidambi Srikanth's Second Successive Super Series Win after Indonesian Open. He has jumped into BWF's Top 10 Male Players.
  2. Women's Singles - Nozomi Okuhara (Japan)
  3. Man'e Doubles - Japan 's Takeshi Kamura AND Keigo Sonoda
  4. Women's Doubles - Japan's Misaki Matsutomo AND Ayaka Takahashi
  5. Mixed Doubles - China's Zheng Siwei AND Chen Qingchen
Malaysia
China
Vietnam
Thailand
None of These


8. Bhumika Sharma from Uttarakhand won Miss World Title in bodybuilding championships held in Venice (_________________) ?

Italy
Switzerland
Poland
Ireland
None of These


9. ___________ mobile handset manufacturer Vivo retained Indian Premier League title sponsorship rights for next five seasons (2018-2022) with a winning bid of INR 2199 crores (approximately US $341 million).

Chinese
Japanese
Vietnamese
South Korean
None of These


10. Cricket ___________ announced to launch Its Twenty20 cricket league with name‚ T20 Global League, to start in last quarter of 2017.

Australia
New Zealand
Zimbabwe
South Africa
None of These


11. Cricket board for West Indies re-branded themselves as Cricket West Indies from former West Indies Cricket Board. Board also officially ranamed cricket team from now on as‚ ______________?

Carribea League
West Indians
Carribean
WINDIES
None of These


12. _________ won FIFA U-20 World Cup for first time ever, defeating Venezuela. It was hosted by South Korea. Note that India will host U-17 FIFA World Cup in 2017.

Portugal
England
Brazil
Argentina
None of These


13. Former Indian _________ captain Dhanraj Pillay would be conferred East Bengal football club's highest honour‚ Bharat Gaurav‚ at its foundation day on 1 August 2017. ?

Football
Cricket
Volleball
Basket Ball
Hockey


14. French Open Tennis 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles - Rafael Nadal (_______________), won by defeating Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland). It is Nadal's Record 10th French Open and overall 15th Grand Slam Title. After This win, Nadal has been ranked 2nd globally, with UK's Andy Murray at top.
  2. Women's Singles - Je„¼ena Ostapenko (Latvia), won by defeating Simona Halep (Romania)
  3. Men's Doubles - Ryan Harrison (USA) AND Michael Venus (New Zealand)
  4. Women's Doubles - Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) AND Lucie  af„ov (Czech Republic)
  5. Mixed Doubles - Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) /AND‚ Rohan Bopanna (India)
Spain
Russia
France
Germany
None of These


15. Halle Open Men's Tennis Tournament (Also called Gerry Weber Open) -

  1. Singles - Roger Federer (_____________) by Defeating Alexander Zverev (Germany)
  2. Doubles - ukasz Kubot (Poland) AND Marcelo Melo (Brazil)
Luxembourg
Lithunia
Poland
Switzerland
None of These


16. ISSF Shooting World Cup 2017 Third Leg Held in Gabala (______________) -

  1. Indian shooters Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu won Gold Medal in mixed team 10m air pistol event, as India's Only Medal at ISSF Shooting World Cup 2017 Held in Gabala (Azerbaijan).
  2. First Leg of ISSF Shooting World Cup 2017 was held in New Delhi in Feb - Mar 2017. Finals will also be held in India, in oct 2017. So far India has 6 Medals in ISSF Shooting World Cup 2017 tally. China is leading with 28 Medals
Iran
Turkmenistan
Azerbaijan
Uzbekistan
None of These


17. India won 6 medals in Wushu competition of first ever BRICS Games, concluded in Guangzhou (___________).

  1. BRICS Games featured approx 300 athletes from 5 BRICS countries- Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa. There were 10 events in 3 sports ‚œ men’s basketball, women’s volleyball, and Wushu.
Brazil
China
Russia
South Africa
None of These


18. India's Shashikant Kutwal won gold medal at 17th World Individual Chess Championship for differently-abled, held in ______________ ?

Czech Republic
Slovakia
Slovenia
Iceland
None of These


19. India's Srinivas Gokulnath and‚ Amit Samarth‚ became first Indians to complete 4,900-km RAAM (_____________) in 18-59 age category. Among 9 persons who finish the race,‚ Gokulnath stood 7th while Samarth‚ finished 8. Race was won by Christoph Strasser ?

Rare Access America
Rare Across America
Rear Access America
Race Across America
None of These


20. Indian Boxer Ankush Dahiya won gold Medal and L Devendro Singh won silver medal at of Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in ________ ?

Mongolia
China
Japan
Vietnam
None of These


21. Indian Cricket Team created record for scoring most 300-plus totals in One Day International (ODI) Cricket, after they scored 310 Runs in an ODI against West Indies. India went past ________________’s record of 95 Times 300+ Scores in ODIs ?

Australia
New Zealand
South Africa
Windies
None of These


22. Indian men’s and women’s throwball teams won gold medals in World Games held at Kathmandu (_______________). Women’s team defeated Pakistan while men's team defeated Bangladesh ?

Myanmar
Nepal
Bhutan
Bangladesh
None of These


23. India’s __________ won ITF (International Tennis Federation) men’s Futures tennis title after defeating USA's Raymond Sarmiento in Singapore ?

Leander Paes
Rohan Bopanna
Mahesh Bhupathi
Ramkumar Ramanathan
None of These


24. India’s _____________ created record of becoming fastest Cricketer to score 8000 runs in ODI cricket. He went past South Africa’s AB de Villiers by achieving this Feat in 175 Innings. ?

Ajinkya Rahane
M S Dhoni
Rohit Sharma
Cheteswar Pujara
Virat Kohli


25. Indonesia Open Super Series Badminton 2017 -

  1. Category Winners
    Men's singles ‚ Srikanth Kidambi (India)‚ (Defeating ____________'s Kazumasa Sakai)
    Women's singles ‚ Sayaka Sato (Japan)
    Men's doubles ‚ Li Junhui‚ AND‚ Liu Yuchen (China)
    Women's doubles ‚ Chen Qingchen‚ AND‚ Jia Yifan (China)
    Mixed doubles ‚ Tontowi Ahmad‚ AND Liliyana Natsir (Indonesia)
China
Vietnam
Japan
Malaysia
None of These


26. International Cricket Council (ICC) conferred Test match status on Ireland and Afghanistan, taking number of test-playing nations to _________ ?

12
14
16
8
None of These


27. International Olympic Committee approved adding several new events‚ for 2020 Tokyo (_____________) Olympic Games. Tokyo Olympics would include‚ 321 events which is an increase from 306 events held at Rio 2016. ?

China
Japan
Vietnam
Myanmar
None of These


28. ____________ won AIFF player of year for 2016 while Sasmita Malik has been named as 2016 AIFF Women’s player of the year.

Sunil Chettri
Mohun Bagan
Jeje Lalpekhlua
Subrata Pal
None of These


29. Manika Batra and Mouma Das became first Indian pair to reach quarterfinals of World Table Tennis Championships held in Dusseldorf (__________) ?

Serbia
Russia
Poland
Bolivia
Germany


30. Mercedes' Driver Lewis Hamilton (____________) won Canadian Grand Prix‚ ?

Russia
Serbia
UK
Poland
None of These


31. ______________ Cricketer Luke Ronchi announced his retirement from international Cricket. ?

West Indian
South Arican
Australian
Newzealander
None of These


32. Noted ___________ spinner Muttiah Muralidaran inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame ?

Bangladeshi
Sri Lankan
Afghan
Nepali
None of These


33. Pakistan defeated India to win 2017 Cricket ICC Champions Trophy hosted in _________. Pakistan’s Hasan Ali was declared Player of the Series ?

England
South Africa
Zimbabwe
New Zealand
None of These


34. __________ became first team to win back-to-back UEFA Champions League titles. This year they defeated Juventus. ?

Borussia Dortmund FC
Bayern Munich FC
Barcelona FC
Manchester City FC
Real Madrid FC


35. ________ Sprinter Wayde Van Niekerk broke World Record in 300m at Golden Spike Meet in Czech Republic by completing in 30.81 Seconds (previous record 30.85) ?

Jamaican
South African
Kenyan
Nigerian
None of These


36. Thailand Grand Prix Badminton 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles -_____________(India)
  2. Women's Singles - Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand)
  3. Men's Doubles - Indonesian pair of Berry Angriawan and Hardianto
  4. Women's Doubles - Indonesian pair of Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu
  5. Mixed Doubles - Chinese pair of He Jiting and Du Yue
B. Sai Praneeth
Kidambi Srikkanth
Prannoy Kumar
Valiyavettil Diju
None of These


37._____________'s Nguyen DucHoa won 10th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament by defeating India's Neelotpal Das ?

Laos
Myanmar
China
Japan
Vietnam


38. World ____________ Federation changed its name and Removed The word Federation from its name Officially ?

Taekwondo
Table Tennis
Badminton
Tennis
None of These





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