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Sports Current Affairs Quiz - November 2017

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1. 10th Men's and 5th Women's Senior Asian Kabaddi Championships, hosted by _________ -

  1. India won title in both contests, defeating Pakistan in men's and South korea in Women's titles.
Iran
Turkey
Russia
Italy
None of These


2. 1st Indian Sports Honours Awards 2017, jointly launched by Cricketer Virat Kohli and businessperson Sanjeev Goenka. Winners are -

  1. Sportsman of the year (Individual sport) – Srikanth Kidambi (____________)
  2. Sportswoman of the year (Individual sport) – P.V. Sindhu(Badminton)
  3. Sportsman of the year (Team sport) – Ravichandran Ashwin (Cricket)
  4. Sportswoman of the year (Team sport) – Mithali Raj(Cricket)
  5. Team of the year (Men/Women) – Indian Women’s Cricket Team
  6. Coach of the year – Bisveshwar Nandi (Coach of Olympian Gymnast Dipa Karmakar)
  7. Emerging Sportsperson – Female - Aditi Ashok (Golf), Male - Neeraj Chopra (Javelin Throw)
  8. Differently abled Sportsperson – Devendra Jhajaria (Male), Deepa Malik (Female)
  9. Jury Honours -
    1. Inspirational Honour – Sania Mirza (Tennis)
    2. Transformational Contribution to Sport – Abhinav Bindra (Shooting)
    3. Keep Walking Honour for Lifetime achievement – Balbir Singh (Hockey)
  10. Popular choice Honours
    1. Breakthrough performance – Hardik Pandya (Cricket)
    2. Star Sports ‘Believe’ Honour (Comeback of the year) – Saina Nehwal (Badminton)
    3. Spirit of Sport – Yogeshwar Dutt (Wrestling)
    4. Player of the year – Sunil Chhetri (Football)
    5. Club of the year – Mumbai Indians (Cricket ) ?
Tennis
Cricket
Badminton
Golf
None of These


3. 2017 ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Elite Boxing Championships held in Ho Chi Minh City (_____________) -

  1. Noted Indian boxer MC Mary Kom won Gold Medal in 48 kg category by defeating North Korea’s Hyang Mi Kim.
Chile
Myanmar
Japan
Vietnam
None of These


4. 2017 ATP Finals men's tennis (London (UK)) -

  1. Singles - Grigor Dimitrov (___________) (Defeated David Goffin of Belgium)
  2. Doubles Henri Kontinen (Finland) AND John Peers (Australia).
Russia
Vietnam
Italy
Norway
Bulgaria


5. 4 Times world Champion Italy failed to qualify for FIFA World Cup for first time since 1958, which will be held in _________ in June 2018 ?

Norway
Poland
Russia
Spain
None of These


6. 61st National Shooting Championships 2017 held in ___________ ?

New Delhi
Ahmedabad
Mumbai
Guwahati
None of These


7. 62nd National Wrestling championship held in Indore (___________).

  1. Haryana Remained at top with total 36 Medals in all (men and women) categories.
  2. Wrestler Sandeep Tulsi Yadav has been handed a four-year ban by Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the NADA.
Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
Uttarakhand
Punjab
None of These


8. 6th Swimmathon(India's Premier open water swimming championships) will be held in ____________ in December 2017, organized by Square Off Sports ?

Goa
Gujarat
Maharashtra
Punjab
None of These


9. 7th international military games will be held in Wuhan (________), by International Military Sports Council (CISM) ?

China
Japan
Vietnam
Chile
None of These


10. 82nd Senior National Badminton Championship 2017 (Nagpur (______________)) -

  1. Women's Singles - Saina Nehwal (defeating PV Sindhu). Nehwal became National Champion for 3rd Time.
  2. Men's Singles - H.S. Prannoy (defeating Kidambi Srikanth).
Chhattisgarh
Gujarat
Goa
Maharashtra
None of These


11. AIBA (International Boxing Championships) Youth World Boxing Championships 2017 held in Guwahati (___________) -

  1. India led the medal tally with 5 gold medals - Nitu , Jyoti Gulia , Sakshi Choudhury, Shashi Chopra and Ankushita Boro.
  2. Ankushita Boro won The Best Boxer title in World Youth Women’s boxing Championship held in Guwahati.
  3. Noted Indian Female Boxer MC Mary Kom was ambassador of AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships hosted in Guwahati.
  4. Official mascot is named Guppy (female version of Assam’s one-horned rhino) and anthem is ‘Make Some Noise’.
Tripura
Nagaland
Meghalaya
Assam
None of These


12. ATP World Tour Awards 2017

  1. _________ Player Roger Federer won 3 ATP World Tour Awards -
    1. Selected by fans as ATP WorldTour.com Fans’ Favourite for 15th straight year.
    2. voted by fellow players as winner of the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award
    3. Comeback Player of the Year.
  2. Coach of the Year - Neville Godwin
Norweign
Swiss
Polish
Danish
None of These


13. _________ became first Indian to qualify for season-ending CME Group Tour Championship on LPGA. It is considered one of biggest fields in women’s golf ?

P V Sindhu
Saina Nehwal
Sharmila Nicollet
Sania Mirza
Aditi Ashok


14. Afghanistan won maiden Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket Tournament held in Kuala Lumpur (__________), defeating Pakistan ?

Malaysia
Thailand
Indonesia
Vietnam
None of These


15. Asian Archery Championships 2017, Organized in Dhaka (__________), with India scoring 9 medals.

  1. Gold - Akash (Reuurve Cadet Men), Abhishek Verma (Compound Men) and Compound Women Team.
Iran
Turkey
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
None of These


16. Australian bowler _____________ first ever to take two hat-tricks in same game. He achieved it in a first-class Sheffield Shield game against Western Australia ?

Andrew McDonald
Pat Cummins
Mitchell became
Nathan Lyonn
None of These


17. BWF Para-Badminton World Championships held Ulsan (___________) -

  1. India won 10 medals, including 2 golds. Parul Parmar won women’s singles and also won women's doubles by pairing up with Japan’s Akiko Sugino.
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
Myanmar
None of These


18. Basel (_______________) will become first city to jointly host Badminton and Para-Badminton World Championships in 2019 ?

Norway
Switzerland
Poland
Denmark
None of These


19. Boxing Federation of India (BFI) was recognised as a national body by Indian Olympic Association, removing IABF (_____________) as its affiliate ?

Integrated Affiliate Boxing Federation
Internal Amateur Boxing Federation
Indian Affiliate Boxing Federation
Indian Amateur Boxing Federation
None of These


20. Commonwealth Shooting Championships and oceanina shooting championshsips 2017 Held in Gold coast (Australia) -

  1. India won 20 medals with 6 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze. Gold Medals -
    1. Satyendra Singh won in men’s 50m rifle 3 positions.
    2. Heena Sidhu won in women’s 10m Air Pistol event.
    3. Shahzar Rizvi won in men’s 10m air pistol event.
    4. Pooja Ghatkar won in 10m women’s air rifle event.
    5. Prakash Nanjappa won in men’s 50m pistol event.
    6. Ankur Mittal won in Men’s double trap event.
  2. ___________ will host next Commonwealth Shooting Championships in 2019.
India
Poland
Russia
UK
None of These


21. Delhi Half Marathon 2017 winners -

  1. Men - Birhanu Legese (_________), Women - Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia)
Ethiopia
Paraguay
Uruguay
Poland
None of These


22. Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium renamed Its Gate 2 after Noted Cricketer Virendra Sehwag and Gate 3, 4 after Female Cricketer ______________ ?

Mithali Raj
Anjum Chopra
Harmanpreet Kaur
Poonam Raut
None of These


23. Ferrari Racer Sebastian Vettel (Germany) won Brazilian Grand Prix AND Mercedes Racer Serene Valtteri (________) won Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Norway
Sweden
Poland
Finland
None of These


24. France has been announced as host of 2023 Rugby World Cup. Note that Next Rugby World Cup is to be held in ___________ in 2019. ?

Finland
Spain
Russia
USA
Japan


25. ________ won its 10th Davis Cup Tennis title after Lucas Pouille beat Belgium’s Steve Darcis in Final. It was 106th Edition of Davis Cup and was hosted by France ?

Spain
Russia
France
Poland
None of These


26. Gopi Thonakal became first Indian man to win Asian Marathon Championship, after he won Gold medal at 16th Asian Marathon Championships in _________ ?

China
Japan
Vietnam
Australia
None of These


27. Hockey ____________ won Hockey India's 2nd 5-a-side Senior Men’s National Championship 2017, defeating Haryana ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
None of These


28. Hong Kong Badminton Open 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles - Lee Chong Wei (____________)
  2. Women's Singles - Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei), defeated India's P V Sindhu
  3. Men's Doubles - Indonesia's Marcus Fernaldi Gideon AND Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
  4. Women's Doubles - China's Chen Qingchen AND Jia Yifa.
Thailand
Indonesia
Malaysia
Spain
None of These


29. India at Recent Sports Events -

  1. Indian Golfer Shiv Kapur won his first Asian Tour title in as he won Panasonic Open 2017.
  2. Indian Female golfer Aditi Ashok won Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi, as her 3rd Ladies European Tour win in under 12 months.
  3. Satbir Singh and T Manorama Devi won in Elite Men’s and Elite Women’s events at ‘Saksham Pedal Delhi’ Cyclothon, organized by Petroleum Conservation & Research Association (PCRA).
  4. Rohan Bopanna (India) and Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) won Erste Open Tennis Tournament's Doubles Title in Vienna (________________).
  5. India's Saketh Myneni AND Vijay Sundar won Vietnam Open's Doubles Tennis Title. Russia's Mikhail Youzhny won singles's Title.
  6. Indian table tennis players Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran won bronze medal in men’s doubles category of 2017 Challenge Belgium Open.
  7. Indian Table Tennis Player G Sathiyan defeated Japan’s Kazuhiro Yoshimura to win men’s singles at 2017 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open.
  8. Indian table tennis player Diya Chitale won silver medal in girls’ doubles category of 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge in Suva (Fiji).
  9. India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan won bronze medal each at 2017 Challenge Belgium Open Table Tennis tournament in De Haan.
  10. India’s tennis Players Leander Paes Purav Raja won Knoxville Challenger men’s doubles title at Tennessee in USA.
  11. Noted Indian racer Gaurav Gill won his 3rd FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) title as he won 2017 Championship race in Chikmaglur (Karnataka).
  12. Yuki Bhambri won KPIT-MSLTA Challenger Tennis title in Pune after defeating Ramkumar Ramanathan (India).
  13. Leander Paes and Purav Raja won JSM Champaign Challenger Tennis trophy in Illinois (USA).
Australia
Serbia
Norway
Spain
Austria


30. India won 2017 Women's Hockey Asia Cup by Defeating China in Final. Japan was the Host Nation.

  1. With this, India Qualified for 2018 Women's Hockey World Cup (14th edition) to be held in London (England).
  2. Note that 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup (14th) will be held in November - December 2018 in Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar (_________).
Nagaland
West Bengal
Odisha
Rajasthan
None of These


31. Indian Billiards Player Pankaj Advani won his 18th IBSF World Snooker Championship Title, after defeating Iran's Amir Sarkhosh in _____________ . ?

UAE
Iran
Kuwait
Qatar
None of These


32. Indian Cricketer _________ became first captain to score 10 international hundreds in a calendar year. ?

M S Dhoni
Virat Kohli
R Ashwin
Ajinkya Rahane
None of These


33. _________ allowed its women weightlifters to compete internationally for the first time, wearing special clothes for Muslim athletes. ?

Iran
Turkey
UAE
Kuwait
None of These


34. Judo World Championships Open 2017 held in _________ (Marrakech) -

  1. French judoka Teddy Rinner won his tenth World title and remained undefeated so far in his career
Russia
Iran
Turkey
Italy
Morocco


35. Noted _________ Female Tennis Player, Martina Hingis announced her retirement from Professional Tennis.

  1. She held world No. 1 ranking for 209 weeks during her career, winning 43 WTA singles titles and 64 doubles titles.
Danish
Swiss
Polish
American
None of These


36. _______ will host next Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Nations Cup in April 2018. ?

Pakistan
UAE
Bangladesh
Iran
None of These


37. Ravichandran Ashwin became Fastest to take _______ Test Cricket wickets (in 54 tests), getting past Australia's Dennis Lillee who achieved this in 56 Tests. ?

400
350
250
200
300


38. Round 3 of FIM Asia Cup of Road Racing (ACRR) held at Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida (_________) ?

Uttar Pradesh
Rajasthan
Haryana
Punjab
None of These


39. Shooting Para Sport World Cup 2017 held in Bangkok (__________) ?

Indonesia
Thailand
Malaysia
Kuwait
None of These


40. __________ tennis Player Rafael Nadal secured a year-end top position in ATP Rankings, as his fourth time to be crowned world No.1 at end of the season, after 2008, 2010 and 2013.

  1. He will be presented ATP World Number 1 award on court, at ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena, in London.
Swiss
British
Russian
Japanese
Spanish


41. Supreme Court appointed SY Quraishi (former _______________) and former India footballer Bhaskar Ganguly as ombudsmen to formulate AIFF (All India Football Federation) constitution within eight weeks. ?

Chief Justice of India
Chief Election Commissioner
CAG
Solicitor General
None of These


42. U23 Senior World Wrestling Championships in Bydgoszcz (_______________) -

  1. India's won 3 silver medals - Bajrang (65 kg Men's Freestyle), Vinod Omprakash Kumar (70 kg Men's Freestyle), Ritu Phogat (Women's 48 kg Freestyle).
Russia
Poland
Norway
Spain
None of These


43. UK’s Southall Football Club will jointly set up an international level football academy with Cordia Institutes at its campus at Sanghol in __________ ?

Punjab
Haryana
Rajasthan
Gujarat
None of These




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