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Sports Current Affairs Quiz - December 2017

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1. 2016–17 Men's FIH Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar (____________) -

  1. Australia won their FIH Hockey World League title after defeating Argentina in Final. Third place was grabbed by India.
Odisha
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
West Bengal
None of These


2. 2017 World Weightlifting Championships held in Anaheim (______________) -

  1. Medal table -
    Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
    1  Colombia 2 1 2 5
     Iran 2 1 2 5
    3  Georgia 2 0 1 3
    4  Thailand 1 3 1 5
    5  Chile 1 1 0 2
    Vietnam 1 1 0 2
  2. India Ranked 9th Jointly with Chinese Taipei, Romania, South Korea and Spain with 1 Gold Medal Each. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (Manipur) won Gold for India in 48 kg category.
  3. During These Championships, India's Gurdeep Singh created three new senior national records in +105 kg weight category in snatch, clean and jerk, and the total lift. He couldn't win a medal in the Championships Though.
Poland
Austria
USA
UK
None of These


3. 46th Congress of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) will be held in New Delhi _________from October - November, 2018. This biennial event will run for four days ?

Kolkata
Jaipur
Mumbai
New Delhi
None of These


4. Off Spinner Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Zadran became youngest ever from _____________ to play International cricket and overall 9th youngest to debut in ODI cricket. ?

Pakistani
Bangladeshi
Nepali
UAE
Afghan


5. Afghanistan won ICC Intercontinental Cup defeating United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, with ____________ ranked 2nd ?

Scotland
Canada
Ireland
Netherlands
None of These


6. Asian Luge Championships held at Altenberg (Germany) -

  1. Germany is a european Nation, still it hosted Asian Luge Championships for security reasons.
  2. Sole Indian participant ____________ retained his title with a time of 55.60 seconds.
Shiva Keshavan
Kidambi Srikkanth
Thonakal Gopi
Neeraj Chopra
None of These


7. Chandika Hathurusingha is appointed as new Head coach of ________________ Cricket Team. ?

Nepal
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Afghanistan
None of These


8. FIFA has lifted 2 year suspension against ____________’s football association that prevented It country from participating in international tournaments ?

Kuwait
Qatar
Iran
Russia
None of These


9. India at Miscellaneous Sports Events -

  1. India's Aryan Goveas and Arjun Kadhe won doubles title in $15,000 ITF (International Tennis Federation) Futures tennis tournament, in Cairo (Egypt).
  2. Indian Diving Team won 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals in Indonesia Open Aquatic Championships 2017 in Jakarta.
  3. India finished seventh overall in the WSF-world men's team squash championship in Marseille, _________________.
France
Poland
Russia
Spain
None of These


10. India beat Nepal to win first ever South Asian Regional Badminton Tournament (team championship) held at Guwahati (____________) ?

Nagaland
Meghalaya
Manipur
Assam
None of These


11. Indian archer Deepika Kumari won bronze at Indoor Archery World Cup Stage 2 in Bangkok (______________) ?

Malaysia
Russia
Spain
Thailand
None of These


12. International Olympic Committee banned Russia from 2018 Winter Olympic Games to be held in Pyeongchang (______________), over its state-orchestrated doping programme. Note that clean Russian athletes will be allowed to compete under an Olympic flag ?

Poland
South Korea
Japan
Denmark
None of These


13. _____________________'s Raffaele Bergamasco has been appointed as Performance Director for India’s senior women Boxers ?

Russia
Qatar
Kuwait
Japan
Italy


14. Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw will be captain of Indian Side in upcoming ICC U-19 World Cup 2018 in ___________ ?

New Zealand
Australia
England
South Africa
None of These


15. Nagpur’s Kanchanmala Pande became the first Indian to secure pole position at World Para-Swimming Championships 2017 in __________ as she won gold in 200 meter medley event in S-11 category ?

Canada
UK
USA
Mexico
None of These


16. ____________ will host India Open International Boxing Tournament in January - February 2018. For first time, India will field a team in upcoming edition of World Series Boxing, AIBA’s professional league. Team will be sponsored by Boxing Federation of India (BFI) ?

Mumbai
Jaipur
New Delhi
Kolkata
None of These


17. Pune International Marathon 2017 -

  1. It was held Despite being denied permission by Athletics Federation of India.
  2. Winners - Tisasua Basazin
    1. Men - _____________’s Getachew Besha.
    2. Women's Half Marathon - Ethiopia's Tisasua Basazin.
Jamaica
Ethiopia
Kenya
Cambodia
None of These


18. _____________'s Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza are named as International Tennis Federation (ITF) world champions for male and female categories respectively. This is first time in 19 years that both awards have gone to players from the same country ?

Russia
Spain
France
Germany
None of These


19. Virat Kohli overtook West Indies' _____________ as record holder for Most double tons in Tests as Captain, with five 200s. ?

Alastair Cook
Rickey Ponting
AB De Villiers
Brian Lara
None of These


20. __________ Sushil Kumar and Boxer Mary C. Kom resignaed as National Sports Observers. ?

Wrestler
Sprinter
Boxer
Swimmer
None of These


21. 10th Asian Airgun Championships Held in Wako, ________ -

  1. India won 21 medals at the event Including 6 Gold, 8 Silver and 7 Bronze. Gold Medals are -
    1. Samiksha Dhingra - 10m Air Rifle Women Junior
    2. Mehuli Ghosh - 10m Air Rifle Women Youth
    3. Saurabh Chaudhary - 10m Air Pistol Men Youth
    4. Team Events - 10m Air Rifle Men Youth, 10m Air Pistol Men Youth AND 10m Air Pistol Men
  2. India Secured 4 places for 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games (3rd) to be held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Mehuli Ghosh, Tushar Mane, Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker.
Japan
China
Vietnam
Singapore
None of These


22. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) lifted ban on ________________Cricket Association, provided former IPL chief Lalit Modi stays away from its functioning. BCCI also announced that India will host Afghanistan's first-ever Test match in 2018-19. ?

Uttarakhand
Rajasthan
Haryana
Punjab
None of These


23. India will host 2023 Cricket World Cup (13th) and 2021 Champions Trophy.

  1. ICC World Cup 2019 will be held in _____________.
Australia
New Zealand
South Africa
England and Wales
None of These


24. India's ______________ won Joburg Open golf tournament to qualify for 2018 British Open. ?

Shiv Kapur
Arjun Atwal
Anirban Lahiri
Jeev Milkha Singh
Shubhankar Sharma


25. Indian Boxer ____________ is named Asian Boxing Confederation’s best youth boxer of the year 2017. India also fetched the Best Asian International Technical Official (ITO) award with Lenny D’Gama winning the online poll.

Shiva Thapa
Mary Kom
Sachin Siwach
Vikas Krishan Yadav
None of These


26. Indian batsman ___________ became first to score 3 double centuries in ODI cricket, after he scored 208 Not out against Sri Lanka in Mohali. India also become first team to register 300+ totals 100 times in ODIs, after posting 392 against Sri Lanka in same game at Mohali. ?

Rohit Sharma
M S Dhoni
Shikhar Dhawan
Virat Kohli
None of These


27. 2017 BWF Badminton Super Series Finals held in Dubai (it was final competition of 2017 BWF Super Series) -

  1. Men's Singles - Viktor Axelsen (_________)
  2. Women's Singles - Akane Yamaguchi (Japan) (She defeated India's P V Sindhu)
  3. Men's Doubles - Indonesia's Markus Fernaldi Gideon AND Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
  4. Women's Doubles - Japan's Shiho Tanaka AND Koharu Yonemoto
Russia
Denmark
Spain
Bulgaria
None of These


28. Emblems of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been named Winter Dream and Flight, to be held in Beijing (____________________).

Japan
Myanmar
China
Vietnam
None of These


29. FIFA suspended head of __________ football federation Marco Polo Nero for 90 days, for being accused of accepting 6.5mn euro commission.

Nigeria
Argentinian
Venezuelan
Chile's
Brazilian


30. First ever International Wheelchair Cricket Tournament organised in _________’s Kathmandu.

India
Bnagladesh
Nepal
Sri Lanka
None of These


31. NECC-ITF women’s tennis championship in Pune -

  1. Singles - ___________’s Georgina Garcia-Perez.
Russia
France
Russia
Spain
None of These


32. ___________ Football Club Real Madrid won FIFA Club World Cup 2017 in UAE, defeating Gremio in Final.

  1. Real Madrid is first side in the history of FIFA Club World Cup to retain the trophy.
  2. Real Madrid has now won five trophies in 2017 – Champions League, La Liga, Uefa Super Cup, Spanish Super Cup and Club World Cup.
Russian
Spanish
French
English
None of These


33. Noted ___________ Footballer Kaka Retired from Professional Football.

Brazilian
Argentinian
Russian
Polish
None of These


34. ?42nd Junior (U-17 and U-19 ) National Badminton Championship concludes in Guwahati (_________) -

  1. U-19 - Aryaman Tandon and Akarshi Kashyap won in boys’ & girls’ singles respectively.
  2. U-17 - Maisnam Meiraba and Akarshi Kashyap won in boys’ & girls’ singles respectively.
Arunachal Pradesh
Nagaland
Meghalaya
Manipur
Assam


35. International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced life ban for ___________’s Alexey Voevoda from Olympics for anti-doping violations in 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

Spain
Russia
Poland
Denmark
None of These


36. 13th  Commonwealth Wrestling Championships 2017 Orgznied in Johannesburg (___________________). India won 60 Medals Including 29 Gold Medals at this event.

South Africa
Brazil
Russia
India
None of These


37. 22nd Commonwealth Games 2022 will be hosted in Birmingham (______________). Shooting has been excluded from Commonwealth Games 2022 edition.

Greece
Poland
Bolivia
USA
UK


38. _______________ Footballer Lionel Messi received Pichichi trophy for 2016-2017 football season, given to Spanish Football league La Liga’s top scorer and best player.

Argentine
Spanish
Portugese
Russian
None of These


39. Indian Umpires, Raghu Prasad and Javed Shaikh will officiate in 2018’s Hockey World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar (_______________).

Chhattisgarh
Odisha
Jharkhand
Goa
None of These


40. Kerala Kings won first T10 Cricket League champion at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (_____________), defeating Punjabi Legends.

Turkey
Iran
Qatar
Kuwait
UAE


41. ___________ won First ever SAFF U-15 Women's football Championship 2017, defeating India. It was hosted by Bangladesh.

Bhutan
Bangladesh
Nepal
Sri Lanka
None of These


42. Noted Indian Professional Boxer ____________ defended his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific super middleweight titles, after beating Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu in Jaipur.

Mary Kom
Vijender Singh
Jitender Kumar
Akhil Kumar
None of These


43. ________ became Pro Wrestling League (PWL)'s most expensive buy ever as Delhi Sultans accquired him for INR 55 lakhs. PWL 3 will be held in January 2018.

Sushil Kumar
Pawan Kumar
Yogeshwar Dutt
Bajrang Punia
None of These


44. South Africa won the first ever four-day test cricket match, against _______________ ?

Ireland
UAE
Bangladesh
Australia
Zimbabwe


45. 61st National Shooting Championships held in Trivandrum (___________) -

  1. Anisa Sayyed created new national record in women 25m pistol.
  2. Jitu Rai created new national record in men’s 50m pistol event.
Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


46. Association of Indian Football Coaches (AIFC) launched at Andheri Sports Complex in _____________, to create a platform for the development of football coaches and their welfare.

Mumbai
Delhi
Ahmedabad
Pune
None of These


47. Globe Soccer’s awards 2017 -

  1. Best Player - Cristiano Ronaldo (______________).
  2. Best Club - Real Madrid.
  3. Best Coach - Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid)
Brazil
Spain
Russia
France
Potugal


48. India at Miscellaneous Sports Events -

  1. India's Aryan Goveas and Arjun Kadhe won doubles title in $15,000 ITF (International Tennis Federation) Futures tennis tournament, in Cairo (______________).
  2. Indian Diving Team won 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals in Indonesia Open Aquatic Championships 2017 in Jakarta.
  3. India finished seventh overall in the WSF-world men's team squash championship in Marseille, France.
  4. Indian Junior Girls won 4 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze at Valeria Demyanova Memorial International Boxing Tournament in Ukraine.
  5. India won 10 medals in the first Wushu Sanda Asian Cup in Guangzhou, China.
  6. Indian junior boxers won 11 Medals (Inc. 6 gold) and finished as overall champions at 5th International Sven Lange Memorial Tournament in Germany.
  7. Indian boxers won 3 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze at Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda (Kazakhstan).
Egypt
Sudan
Congo
South Africa
None of These


49. Indian chess player Viswanathan Anand won World Rapid Chess tournament title in ____________, beating Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev.

UAE
Saudi Arabia
Kuwait
Qatar
None of These




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