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Sports Current Affairs Quiz - September 2017

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1. 128-player single-elimination chess tournament named Chess World Cup 2017 held in Tbilisi (_____________). It was won by Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian as his second win of this tournament. 7 Indians participated in it, including Former World Champion Vishwanathan Anand. ?

Georgia
Switzerland
Greece
Italy
None of These


2. 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships held in Hamburg (Germany) -

  1. India's only medal was a bronze medal won by Gaurav Bidhuri (ranked 10th).
  2. Medal table
     Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
    1  _________________ 5 2 0 7
    2  Uzbekistan 1 3 2 6
    3  Kazakhstan 1 2 3 6
    4  Azerbaijan 1 0 1 2
    5  France 1 0 0 1
     Ukraine 1 0 0 1

 

Russia
USA
Cuba
India
None of These


3. 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (5th Asian Indoor Games) held in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) -

  1. India won 40 medals and finished 11th at 5th Asian Indoor Games, Including 9 Gold Medals.
  2. Medal Table -
    Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
    1 ________________ 89 70 86 245
    2  China 42 32 23 97
    3  Iran  36 23 59 118
    4  Kazakhstan  28 28 40 96
    5  Uzbekistan 24 33 74 131
Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Egypt
Turkmenistan
None of These


4. 2017 Commonwealth (Youth, Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships held in ______________, with India winning 37 Medals. India will host the 2019 edition of these games ?

Turkey
Greece
Russia
USA
Australia


5. 2017 Laver Cup men's tennis tournament won by Europe, defeating rest of the world. It was held in Prague (____________). ?

Switzerland
Russia
Czech Republic
Spain
None of These


6. 57th National Open Athletics Championships held at Nehru Stadium in Chennai (___________) ?

Tamilnadu
Kerala
Karnataka
Telangana
None of These


7. _________ Payments Bank became first payments bank in India to integrate UPI Technology (Unified Payments Interface) on its digital platform. It will allow customers the choice and convenience to facilitate secure digital payments ?

Paytm
Airtel
Fino
India Post
None of These


8. Amritpal Singh became first India-born player to be included into _______________’s National Basketball League, by basketball club Sydney Kings ?

Australia
USA
UK
Spain
None of These


9. BCCI nominated ______________ for Padma Bhushan, country’s third highest civilian award for his contribution to game. He is only cricketer nominated by BCCI for this years Padma Awards. While, Olympic silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu is recommended for Padma Bhushan title by Sports Ministry ?

Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma
R Ashwin
None of These


10. Cadet World Wrestling Championships 2017 held in Athens (_____________) -

  1. India's Wrestler Anshu won Gold Medal defeating Japanese Wrestler Naomi Ruike in 60-kilogram weight category.
  2. Sonam Malik won gold by defeating Japanese Wrestler Sena Nagamoto in 56 KG Category.
  3. Besides, Neelam won Bronze in 43-kilogram category.
Norway
Turkey
Spain
Greece
None of These


11. Government approved Olympic Task Force's recommendation of Providing stipend of Rs __________ per month be paid to elite athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympic, Asian Games or Common Wealth Games to meet pocket expenses. Government selected 152 elites under TOP scheme.

1,50,000
1,00,000
150,000
50,000
None of These


12. Hockey India removed national coach Roelant Oltmans (__________ ), appointing David John as Chief coach till a a suitable replacement is found. ?

Norway
Netherlands
Switzerland
Russia
None of These


13. ISSF World Shotgun Championships held in Moscow (_____________). India's Ankur Mittal won Silver Double Trap Men (Adult) and Ahvar Rizvi won Silver in Double Trap Men (Junior). India Finished 5th in this championship ?

Poland
Bulgaria
Norway
Spain
Russia


14. India will host South Asian boxing Championship for first time in Guwahati (______________) in December 2017 ?

Assam
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Manipur
None of These


15. India won 2nd South Asian Basketball (SABA) Under – 16 Championship by defeating __________ in Kathmandu (Nepal). India qualified for 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship to be played in Malaysia in later 2017 ?

Myanmar
Bangladesh
Nepal
Bhutan
None of These


16. India's Sumit Nagal won 8th MCC S R Subramaniam ITF Futures Men’s tennis championship in Chennai (____________) ?

Karnataka
Kerala
Tamilnadu
Goa
None of These


17. Indian Olympic Association (IOA) formally awarded rights to host 36th National Games to ______ in November 2017. ?

Puducherry
Goa
Gujarat
Odisha
None of These


18. Indian __________ player Harinder Pal Sandhu won Malaysian Tour, as his 21st consecutive international match win in a row ?

Golf
Squash
Badminton
Table Tennis
None of These


19. Indian women’s __________’s first foreign coach Stephane Cottalorda has resigned after just one month of appointment ?

Wrestling
Badminton
Hockey
Boxing
None of These


20. International Cricket Council (ICC) announced several changes to rules -

  1. Thickness of edges of bat can’t be more than 40mm and the overall depth can be 67 mm at most.
  2. Change in DRS rule - A review will now not be lost in case of a decision that remains unchanged, solely as the result of an ‘umpire’s call’. DRS will now also be allowed to be used in T20Is.
  3. Important Change in Rules for ___________
  4. Boundary catches - airborne fielders making their first contact with the ball will need to have taken off from within boundary, otherwise, a boundary will be scored. Batsman can now be out caught, stumped or run out even if ball bounces off the helmet worn by a fielder or wicket-keeper.
Run out
Bowled Out
Stumped Out
Leg Before Wicket
None of These


21. International Cricket Council (ICC) launched anti-corruption investigation in ________ Cricket ?

Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Australia
West Indies
None of These


22. International Olympic Committee (IOC) formally announced Paris (______________) as host of 2024 summer Olympics and Los Angeles (USA) as host of 2028 Olympics ?

Spain
France
Germany
Norway
None of These


23. Joycilline Jepkosgei of _____________ broke her own 10 km road world record in Prague (Czech Republic) as She has become first woman to run 10 km distance under 30 minutes on road ?

Chad
Jamaica
Nigeria
Kenya
None of These


24. Kochi (______________) will host BWF World Senior Badminton Championships, being held in India for first time. ?

Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Karnataka
West Bengal
Kerala


25. Korean Open Badminton 2017 -

  1. Men's singles - Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (______________)
  2. Women's singles - P. V. Sindhu. Sindhu Became first Indian to win Korea Open Superseries. She defeated Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.
  3. Men's doubles - Mathias Boe AND Carsten Mogensen (Denmark)
  4. Women's doubles - Huang Yaqiong AND Yu Xiaohan (China)
  5. Mixed doubles - Praveen Jordan AND Debby Susanto (Indonesia)
China
Thailand
Indonesia
Japan
None of These


26. ____________ became first Indian spinner to take a hat-trick in ODI cricket, after he took one against an ODI game against Australia. ?

Kuldeep Yadav
Ravindra Jadeja
Ravichandran Ashwin
Yazuvendra Chahal
None of These


27. __________ won Chief Minister’s cup at National kickboxing championship held in Raipur (Chhattisgarh) ?

Meghalaya
Maharashtra
Odisha
West Bengal
None of These


28. M S Dhoni became first wicketkeeper in world cricket to do ________ stumpings in One Day Internationals (ODIs). ?

50
150
100
250
None of These


29. Mercedes Racer Lewis Hamilton (___________) won Italian Grand Prix and Singapore Grand Prix?

Russia
USA
Poland
Spain
Britain


30. Noted Indian Female Boxer M C Mary Kom became first Indian to be picked as International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for 8th IOC Athletes’ Forum to be held in Lausanne (______________). ?

Poland
Greece
Switzerland
Turkey
None of These


31.Official emblem and slogan for FIFA Women’s World Cup __________ 2019 has been launched. Slogan is Dare To Shine ?

Spain
Poland
Russia
France
None of These


32. Official song for FIFA Under-17 World Cup football tournament has been formally launched. The song Kar Ke Dikhla De Goal is written by lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya and composed by _________ ?

A R Rehmaan
Pritam
Mithoon
Vishal and Shekhar
None of These


33. Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) invited __________ to compete at Asiad (Asian Games) in 2022, for the first time. The invite is for selected sports like football and basketball to enable athletes to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics ?

Australia
USA
Russia
China
None of These


34. Olympic Task Force headed by _____________ suggested forming 13-member Empowered Steering Committee (ESC), to shape India’s preparation for upcoming mainstream sports events. ESC will work till December 31, 2020 with clearly defined terms and references ?

Rajyawardhan Rathore
Mary Kom
Gagan Narang
P V Sindhu
Abinav Bindra


35. _________ Cricket Board imposed 5 year ban and a fine of one million rupees on batsman Khalid Latif for involvement in spot-fixing during PSL ?

Bangladesh
Pakistan
Afghanistan
UAE
None of These


36. Rishabh Shah of Mumbai won 2 bronze in Under-14 Rapid and Blitz formats of the 2nd Western Asia Youth Chess Championship in _________ ?

Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Nepal
Myanmar
None of These


37. __________ Cricketer JP Duminy announced his retirement from test cricket. ?

English
West Indian
New Zealand
Australian
South African


38. Star India secured Indian Premier League's media rights with a bid of Rs ____________ crore for five-year period 2018-2022, getting past Sony's bid of INR 11050 crores. Note that In 2008, Sony Pictures Network won IPL media rights for 10 years for INR 8200 crores ?

16347.50
13347.50
19347.50
26347.50
None of These


39. _____________s Kunlavut Vitidsarn won India Junior International Grand Prix Badminton Title by defeating Indian Player Rahul Bharadwaj. ?

Malaysia
Thailand'
Singapore
Vietnam
None of These


40. US Open Tennis 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles - Rafael Nadal (___________________) by Defeating Kevin Anderson (South Africa). It is overall 16th Grand Slam Title for Rafael Nadal.
  2. Women's Singles - Sloane Stephens (USA) by Defeating Madison Keys (USA)
  3. Men's Doubles - Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands) AND Horia Tecău (Romania)
  4. Women's Doubles - Chan Yung-jan (Chinese Taipei) AND Martina Hingis (Switzerland)
  5. Mixed Doubles - Martina Hingis (Switzerland) AND Jamie Murray (UK)
Russia
Poland
France
Switzerland
Spain


41. _________ Cricketer Chris Gayle become first batsman to hit 100 sixes in Twenty20 Internationals. ?

Australian
West Indies
English
South African
None of These


42. Wrestler Satish Kumar has been awarded Rs 25 lakh as compnesation by a Delhi court for being wrongly restrained from taking part in 14th Asian Games in Busan (_____________) in 2002. He was barred due to mistaken impression of having taken performance-enhancing drugs. ?

Japan
South Korea
China
Vietnam
None of These




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