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Sports Current Affairs Quiz - March 2017

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1. 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games held in ___________ -

  1. Indian special athletes medal tally includes 37 golds, 10 silver and 26 bronze medals.
  2. Next Special Olympics World Winter Games will be held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) in 2019.
Austria
Australia
Spain
Poland
None of These


2. 2017 Uganda International Badminton Series -

  1. Men's Singles - Georges Julien Paul (Mauritius)
  2. Women's Singles - Bridget Shamim Bangi (________________)
  3. Men's Doubles - Indian Pair of Francis Alwin and Tarun Kona
  4. Women's Doubles - Egyptian pair of Doha Hany and Hadia Hosn.
USA
Rwanda
Uganda
UK
None of These


3. 2017 World Women’s‚ Youth Boxing Championship will be hosted by ___________ in‚ November‚ 2017 ?

Denmark
Russia
Spain
India
None of These


4. All England Badminton Championships 2017 -

  1. Men’s Singles - Lee Chong Wei ({___________) won by defeating China’s Shi Yuqi.
  2. Women’s Single - Tai Tzu-ying (China) defeated Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand).
  3. Men’s Double - Indonesia’s Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo.
  4. Women’s Doubles - South Korea’s Chang Ye Na and Lee So Hee.
  5. Mixed Double - China’s Lu Kai and Huang Yaqiong./
Japan
China
Vietnam
Chile
Malaysia


5. ___________ Footballer Lionel Messi banned from 4 international matches, for swearing at a match official ?

Brazil
Columbia
Argentina
Chile
None of These


6. ____________ fast bowler Shaun Tait announced his retirement from all forms of cricket ?

Australian
South African
New Zealand
West Indian
None of These


7. _____________ women cricketer Sarah Coyte announced retirement from all forms of Cricket. ?

English
Australian
Dutch
South African
None of These


8. Bakshi stadium in Srinagar (______________) will be lifted up to International statndards as per FIFA norms, with 48 crore expenses ?

J & K
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
Punjab
None of These


9. ____________ (Odisha) will host 2017 Men’s Hockey World League final and 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup ?

Bhubaneswar
Cuttack
Rourkela
Sambalpur
None of These


10. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will award Rs.1 crore to Indian Cricket Team which recently won T 20 blind cricket World Cup by beating ___________ ?

Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Nepal
Pakistan
None of These


11. Brazil Open Men's Tennis 2017 -

  1. Singles - Pablo Cuevas (_____________)
  2. Doubles - Rog©rio Dutra Silva (Brazil) / Andr© Ss (Brazil)
Argentina
Chile
Paraguay
Uruguay
None of These


12. __________ became the first Indian batsman to face 500 balls in a Test Innings, surpassing Rahul Dravid’s previous best of 495 balls ?

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


13. _________ Based Mobile manufacturer‚ Oppo‚ won sponsorship rights of Indian cricket team for 5 years, beginning from April 1, 2017. It replaced Star India ?

Vietnam
Japan
South Korea
USA
China


14. Court of Arbitration for Sport (Lausanne (____________)) upheld a lifetime ban that had been put on sergei Portugalov (Russia), for his role in providing illicit substances to Russian athletes ?

Switzerland
Russia
Poland
Nigeria
None of These


15. Double Olympic gold medallist ____________ Cyclist Joanna Rowsell Shand announced her retirement ?

Russian
Canadian
Polish
English
None of These


16. Dubai Tennis Championship 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles - Andy Murray (United Kingdom)
  2. Women's Singles - Elina Svitolina (____________)
  3. Men's Doubles - Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands) / Horia Tec„Æ’u (Romania)
  4. Women's Doubles - Ekaterina Makarova (Russia ) / Elena Vesnina (Russia)
USA
Russia
Ukraine
UK
None of These


17. ____________- born Turkish runner Elvan Abeylegesse stripped of 2 Olympic silver and 1 world silver Medal after failing dope test ?

Turkey
Ethiopian
Poland
Switzerland
None of These



18. Former India Footballer _____________ removed from post advisor to both AIFF and AIFF President Praful Patel ?

Sunil Chettri
Bhaichung Bhutia
Amal Dutta
Mohun Bagan
None of These


19. ISSF Shooting World Cup 2017 (Held in ______________) -

  1. India's Jitu Rai won Gold Medal in 50 metre pistol Men's Event.
  2. Besides Jitu's Gold in 50 metre pistol, India was able to score 4 more medals - Amanpreet Singh (Silver in 50 metre Pistol), Jitu Rai (Bronze in 10 metre air pistol), Ankur Mittal (Silver in Shotgun Double Trap), Pooja Ghatkar (Bronze in 10 metre air rifle).
  3. China stayed at top of medal tally with 12 medals.
Jaipur
Ahmedabad
Chennai
New Delhi
None of These


20. India's Ankur Mittal won gold medal at International shooting sport Federation (ISSF) shotgun World Cup in men’s double trap event in ___________ ?

Mexico
Delhi
Beijing
Tokyo
None of These


21. Indian Bowler ____________ ranked at top spot in Latest ICC Test bowlers Rankings, followed by Ravichandran Ashwin ?

Ravindra Jadeja
Umesh Yadav
Bhubaneswar Kumar
Anil Kumble
None of These


22. Indian Para Athletics won 8 medals in 9th Fazza International IPC Athletics Grand Prix Competition held in Dubai (________________) ?

Kuwait
UAE
Iraq
Iran
None of These


23. Indian Wells Masters Tennis Title (BNP Paribas Open) -

  1. Men's Singles - Roger Federer (____________)
  2. Women's Singles - Elena Vesnina (Russia)
  3. Men's Doubles - Raven Klaasen (South Africa) / Rajeev Ram (USA)
  4. Women's Doubles - Chan Yung-jan (Chinese Taipei) / Martina Hingis (Switzerland)
Poland
Russia
Spain
Switzerland
None of These


24. Indian spinner ____________ has set new record for most wickets in a single Test season, with 79 wickets in 2016-2017 season. He went past South African pacer Dale Steyn, who had claimed 78 wickets in 2007-08 ?

Umesh Yadav
Ravindra Jadeja
Bhubaneswar Kumar
Ishaant Sharma
Ravichandran Ashwin


25. Indian women hockey team won five-match Test series against ___________ by 5-0 ?

Belgium
France
Belarus
Russia
None of These


26. India’s _______________ has been named as Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) player of year 2016 in senior men’s section. While Harmanpreet has been honoured in Junior men’s section ?

SV Sunil
Sardar Singh
P R Sreejesh
Rupinder Pal Singh
None of These


27. India’s Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won _____________ Open International challenger badminton title in men’s double category ?

Japan
Vietnam
China
Myanmar
None of These


28. India’s Vidya Pillai won Silver in World Women Snooker Championships in __________ ?

Japan
China
Singapore
Vietnam
None of These


29. International Cricket Council (ICC) appointed Indian cricketer ___________ as official ambassador of Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 to be held in June 2017 at England and Wales ?

M S Dhoni
Sunil Gavaskar
Rahul Dravid
Anil Kumble
Sachin Tendulkar


30. Mexico Open Tennis 2017 (Abierto Mexicano Telcel) -

  1. Men's Singles - Sam Querrey (______________)
  2. Women's Singles - Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine)
  3. Men's Doubles - Jamie Murray (United Kingdom ) / Bruno Soares (Brazil)
  4. Women's Doubles - Darija Jurak (Croatia ) / Anastasia Rodionova (Australia)
UK
Russia
USA
Mexico
None of These


31. ______________ lost its permanent status in Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), as per new terms finalised by Committee of Administrators (CoA) appointed by Supreme Court. While full membership with voting rights has been granted to all North Eastern states ?

Haryana
Rajasthan
Assam
Mumbai
None of These


32. National record holder K T Irfan won bronze in 20 kilometre men’s event in Asian Race Walk Championships held in Nomi (___________) ?

China
Japan
Vietnam
Chile
None of These


33. Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) appointed Shahid Afridi as ambassador for 5th Blind Cricket World Cup to be held in UAE and Pakistan in January ________________ ?

2018
2017
2019
2020
None of These


34. Punjab won 71st (Punjab's 9th) Santosh Trophy football tournament by defeating _______________ ?

West Bengal
Punjab
Services
Haryana
Railways


35. ____________ Tennis Player Maria Sharapova will return to Tennis through Stuttgart Open in April 2017, after 15 Month doping ban ?

British
Russian
Spanish
German
None of These


36. ____________________won Hero Indian Open Golf Title, successfully defending the same. He is second Indian golfer after Jyoti Randhawa to successfully defend Hero Indian Open ?

SSP Chawrasia
Jeev Milkha Singh
Anirban Lahiri
Arjun Atwal
None of These


37. Ferrari racer Sebastian Vettel (____________) won Australian Grand Prix 2017‚ ?

Spain
Poland
USA
Liberia
Germany


38. Srinath Narayanan became India’s 46th Grandmaster after defeating GM David Anton Guijarro (____________) at Sharjah Masters 2017 chess tournament ?

Spain
UAE
USA
Russia
None of These


39. Tamil Nadu won Deodhar Trophy of Cricket by defeating India 'B' and also won 2017 Vijay Hazare cricket Trophy for fifth time, defeating ____________ ?

Railways
Bengal
Services
Rajasthan
None of These


40. West Bengal won _____________ Santosh Trophy of football by defeating Goa. It was 32nd win of West Bengal ?

91st
51st
81st
61st
71st


41. Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Vijay Goel designated 14 Olympians as ‘National Observers’ for __________ sports disciplines ?

11
12
10
9
None of These




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