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Sports Current Affairs Quiz - October 2017

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1. 2017 European Open Men's Tennis 2017 -

  1. Singles - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (____________)
  2. Doubles - Scott Lipsky (USA) AND Divij Sharan (India)
France
Spain
Russia
Switzerland
None of These


2. 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup (India) -

  1. _________ won the Title with Spain as Runners-up, by 5-2 Goals.
  2. Brazil Stayed Third. Final match was played in Kolkata. Tournament had total 24 Participant Teams.
  3. Other Honours -
    1. Phil Foden of England adjudged tournament’s best player and has been awarded ‘Golden Ball’.
    2. Rhian Brewster from England scored most goals (8 goals) and has been awarded, 'Golden Boot'.
    3. Gabriel Brazao (goalkeeper of Brazil) won ‘Golden Glove’ and Brazil won Fair Play Award.
  4. Other Facts -
    1. Nigeria is most successful team in U17 FIFA World Cups, with 5 titles so far.
    2. FIFA U17 World cup does not has provision of Giving prize money to winners.
    3. It was First FIFA Tournament hosted by India. Matches were played in six stadiums in six host cities - Kolkata, Kochi, New Delhi, Mumbai, Guwahati, Margao.
    4. Jackson Singh Thounaojam Became India's first goal Scorer in FIFA Tournaments as he scored a Header Goal in FIFA U-17 World Cup match against Colombia. India could not win a match though.
    5. Hyundai India were official transportation partner for Tournament.
    6. Adidas launched campaign #HereToCreate to inspire young football talent in India and to kick start a football revolution.
    7. Switzerland’s Esther Staubli became first female referee to officiate at a FIFA U-17 World Cup Match, when Japan and New Caledonia met in Kolkata.
    8. Official Mascot was clouded leopard named ‘Kheleo’ ad official ball is called ‘Krasava’.
    9. USA-Based Namit Deshpande became First NRI to Play for India’s U17 World Cup Team ?
Russia
Germany
England
Ethiopia
None of These


3. 2017 Shanghai Rolex Masters Men's Tennis Title -

  1. Singles - Roger Federer (_______)
  2. Doubles - John Peers (Australia) AND Henri Kontinen (Finland)
France
Russia
Spain
Switzerland
None of These


4. 2017 Sultan of Johor Cup Hockey Tournament (___________) -

  1. Australia won their 2nd title by winning over Great Britain in Final.
  2. India defeated Malaysia to grab 3rd Place in Tournament.
Indonesia
Thailand
Vietam
Singapore
Malaysia


5. 2017 Swiss Indoors (Basel) Men's Tennis 2017-

  1. Singles - Roger Federer (_____________)
  2. Doubles - Ivan Dodig (Croatia) AND Marcel Granollers (Spain)
Poland
Russia
Switzerland
Liberia
None of These


6. 2017 Tianjin Open Women's Tennis 2017 (_____________) -

  1. Singles - Maria Sharapova (Russia). Its her first title since returning from a 15-month doping ban, defeating Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.
  2. Doubles - Irina-Camelia Begu (Romania) AND Sara Errani (Italy).
China
Japan
Vietnam
Switzerland
None of These


7. 2017 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships (47th) held in Montreal (________________) -

  1. Medal table
    Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
    1  China 3 1 2 6
    2  Japan 3 0 1 4
    3  Russia 1 3 2 6
    4  United States 1 3 1 5
    5  Germany 1 0 1 2
     Great Britain 1 0 1 2
  2. India could not win a medal in the event.
USA
Canada
UK
Russia
None of These


8. 2018 Commonwealth Games (21st) will be held on Gold Coast, Queensland (__________) ?

Australia
USA
UK
Russia
None of These


9. 2018 winter Olympics will be held in Pyeongchang (_________) ?

South Korea
Japan
Myanmar
China
None of These


10. 20th Asia Masters Athletics Championship held in Rugao (_______________) -

  1. India finished second with 146 medals, including 37 golds, 43 silvers and 66 bronze. China was at top of list.
Spain
Russia
Japan
China
None of These


11. __________ fast bowler John Hastings retired from Test and ODI Cricket ?

West Indian
New Zealand
South African
Australian
None of These


12. Badminton Player RMV Gurusaidutt won men’s singles title at ___________ International Future Series tournament, defeating Muhammed Ali Kurt (Turkey).

Russian
Bulgarian
Portugese
Danish
None of These


13. China Open Tennis 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles - Rafael Nadal (_________)
  2. Women's Singles - Caroline Garcia (France)
  3. Men's Doubles - Henri Kontinen (Finland) AND John Peers (Australia)
  4. Women's Doubles - Chan Yung-jan (Chinese Taipei) AND Martina Hingis (Switzerland).
Poland
Russia
Switzerland
USA
Spain


14. Cricket Association of ___________ chosen as an associate member of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), enabling it to play Ranji Trophy in 2018. ?

Puducherry
Goa
Assam
Nagaland
None of These


15. Cristiano Ronaldo (__________) won 2017 Fifa Men's Player award and Lieke Martens (Netherlands) won Fifa Women's Player of the year award in London (UK) ?

USA
Russia
Spain
Portugal
None of These


16. Delhi State Olympic Association will organise Delhi Olympic Games in December 2017. Aim is to promote Olympics and spirit of sports in Delhi. 9 day sporting events will include hockey, boxing, wrestling, weightlifting, swimming, karate, wushu and 28 other disciplines. Olympic wrestler _________ will be brand ambassador of Delhi Olympic Games 2017 ?

Susheel Kumar
Bajrang Punia
Yogeshwar Dutt
Geeta Phogat
None of These


17. Denmark Open Badminton 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles - __________ (India), He Defeated Lee Hyun-il (South Korea)
  2. Women's Singles - Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand)
  3. Men's Doubles Chinese Pair of Liu Cheng AND Zhang Nan
  4. Women's Doubles South Korean pair of Lee So-hee AND Shin Seung-chan
  5. Mixed Doubles - Hong Kong's Tang Chun Man AND Tse Ying Suet
Pullela Gopichand
Srikanth Kidambi
Sourabh Varma
Ajay Jayaramc
None of These


18. FIFA suspended ________ Football Federation due to being included in corruption and malpractices. ?

Bangladesh
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Myanmar
None of These


19. Football club Mohun Bagan won 37th All India Governor’s Gold Cup football tournament, defeating Partha Chakra in Gangtok (__________). ?

Goa
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Sikkim
None of These


20. Forbes richest sportsmen 2017 List -

  1. _______ Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo leads the list, followed by LeBron James (American basketball player) and Lionel Messi (Argentinian Footballer).
  2. Virat Kohli is only cricketer to feature in Top 100 list.
Portugese
Russian
French
Spanish
None of These


21. ICC approved 9 team Test Championship and a _________ - team One-Day International league.

  1. Test competition will begin after 2019 World Cup and will have 9 teams play six series over two years.
  2. 50-over event will be held in 2020.
13
10
8
11
None of These


22. IPL Franchise _____________ won arbitration case against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over wrongful termination from Indian Premier League (IPL) and demanded 850 crore compensation from BCCI.

Chennai Super Kings
Kochi Tuskers
Deccan Chargers
Rising Pune Supergiants
None of These


23. ISSF World Cup Final 2017 Held in New Delhi -

  1. Hosts India finished 7th overall with 1 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze.
    1. Gold - Jitu Rai/Heena Sidhu (mixed team 10m air pistol)
    2. Silver - Sangram Dahiya (men's double trap)
    3. Bronze - Amanpreet Singh (50m pistol).
  2. Medal Tally -
    1. _________________ Remained at top in ISSF World Cup Finals Delhi 2017, followed by China
  3. China's Rio 2016 10m air pistol women's champion, Mengxue Zhang and Gengcheng Sui, were crowned Champion of Champions in pistol and rifle respectively.
  4. In Overall ISSF World Cup 2017 (1st Leg in Delhi in Feb, 2nd Leg in Munich (Germany) in May, 3rd Leg in Gabala (Azerbaijan) in June and Finals in Delhi) -
    1. India stayed at 6th with 9 Medals (3 G, 3 S, 3 B).
    2. China at top with 37 Medals, Followed by Italy (15) and USA (10).
Spain
Russia
France
Italy
None of These


24. ____________became smallest country ever (3.3 Million Population) to qualify for FIFA World Cup, after topping its qualifying group. FIFA World cup 2018 is to be held in Russia ?

Scotland
Poland
Ireland
Greece
Iceland


25. India Cricket Coach _____________ emerged as world’s highest earning cricket coach with salary of 1.17 million dollars per year, according to ESPNCricinfo. It is higher than Australian Coach Darren Lehman ($0.55 million) and England Coach Trevor Bayliss ($0.52 million) ?

Rahul Dravid
Virender Sehwag
Ravi Shastri
Garry Kirsten
None of These


26. India captain __________occupied number one spot in latest ICC ODI rankings for batswomen, followed by Ellyse Perry of Australia and Amy Satterthwaite of New Zealand. Mithali has 753 points. Indian captain Virat Kohli also returned to top of ICC ODI rankings for batsmen with 889 points, best ever by an India batsman.

  1. Meanwhile, Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah also ranked at 1st spot in ICC T20 rankings.
Mithali Raj
Harmanpreet Kaur
Poonam Raut
Thirush Kamini
None of These


27. India won 2017 Asia Cup hockey title by defeating _________ in final. Tournament was layed in Bangladesh. It was India’s 3rd Asia Cup title, after 2003 and 2007 ?

Thailand
Malaysia
Indonesia
Vietnam
None of These


28. India's Table Tennis Player Selena Selvakumar won Junior girls' singles and doubles titles in ITTF World Junior Circuit event 2017 in _______ ?

Poland
Russia
Egypt
Spain
None of These


29. Indian Badminton Player Samiya Imad Farooqui won gold medal at Under-15 women’s singles competition at Asian Junior Championship in Yangon (___________) ?

Vietnam
Russia
China
Japan
Myanmar


30. Indian Chess Player and Five time World Champion Viswanathan Anand finished second at Isle of Man Chess Championship at Douglas. Magnus Carlsen (_________y) won title.

  1. Isle of Man (Mann) is a self-governing Crown dependency in Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
Spain
Russia
Norway
France
None of These


31. Indian Cricketer __________ Became Fastest Batsman to score 9000 ODI runs, achieving this in Just 194 Innings. He is also biggest scorer in 200 ODI Innings ?

Rohit Sharma
M S Dhoni
Ajinkya Rahane
Virat Kohli
None of These


32. Indian Cricketer ________ appointed as Laureus Ambassador, joining legendry cricketers such as Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Kapil Dev ?

M S Dhoni
Yuvraj Singh
Sourav Ganguly
Virat Kohli
None of These


33. Indian Golfer __________ won his eighth Asian Tour title as he won Macau Open 2017. It is his first Asian Tour trophy of the year. ?

Gaganjeet Bhullar
Shiv Kapur
Anirban Lahiri
Jeev Milkha Singh
None of These


34. Indian Player Amjyot Singh and Indian Origin Player Gokul Natesan Entered _________'s Prestigious National Basketball Association (NBA) league.

  1. They made it to NBA's minor league - the G-League. Amjyot Singh was picked by Oklahoma City Blue and Gokul Natesan picked by Canton Charge.
Spain
Portugal
Russia
UK
USA


35. Indian football team qualified for 2019 Asian Cup after winning over Macau in qualifying round. AFC Asisn Cup will be held in Jan - Feb 2019 in __________ ?

India
UAE
Kuwait
Japan
None of These


36. Indian golfer _________ won Asian Tour title at Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) at Taipei. ?

Ajeetesh Sandhu
Gaganjeet Bhullar
Jeev Milkha Singh
Anirban Lahiri
None of These


37. India’s Anupama Ramachandran won World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title at St. Petersburg in ___________ ?

UK
USA
France
Spain
Russia


38. India’s junior women boxers won 8 medals (with 4 gold) in 3rd Youth International Championships Balkan Open 2017 at Sofia (________) ?

Bulgaria
Russia
Spain
France
None of These


39. International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Corey Anderson as event ambassador for ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 to be held in ________ ?

South Africa
New Zealand
Australia
Jamaica
None of These


40. International Hockey Federation (FIH) declared that _______ have qualified for the Hockey World Cup for the first time.

  1. 2018 Hockey world cup (14th Hockey WC) will be held in Bhubaneswar (India).
Germany
Japan
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
China


41. International Weightlifting Federation banned Russia & China and 7 other countries from weightlifting for a year in an attempt to combat doping. It was decided after re-testing anti-doping samples from 2008 & __________ Olympics and Countries with at least 3 doping offenses were suspended ?

2016
2012
2004
2000
None of These


42. Mahaveer Raghunathan became first Indian to win a European racing championship, after he won Boss GP Championship (Formula Class) title at Imola, ________ ?

Russia
Italy
Spain
France
None of These


43. Manav Thakkar became first Indian to occupy top spot (3,455 points) on ITTF World Junior Circuit standings. He reached top position after finishing runner-up at 2017 Junior and Cadet Open in Belgrade (__________ ) ?

Serbia
Spain
France
USA
None of These


44. October Formulea One Grand Prix Races Results - Japan -> Lewis Hamilton (Britain), USA -> Lewis Hamilton (Britain), Malaysia - Max Verstappen (Belgian - Dutch), Mexico - Max Verstappen (Belgian - Dutch).

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton has been crowned Formula One world champion 2017, His __________ world Formula One title ?

3rd
2nd
1st
5th
4th


45. _____________’s Noted Football Player Arjen Robben retireed from international football ?

Portugal
Netherlands
Russia
Spain
None of These


46. Noted Indian pacer Ashish Nehra retired from all forms of cricket. He played His last Match as a T20 against _________ ?

New Zealand
South Africa
West Indies
England
None of These


47. Patna Pirates won 5th Season of Pro Kabaddi title (Their third consecutive), defeating ____________ ?

Telugu Titans
Haryana Steelers
Dabang Delhi
Bengaluru Bulls
Gujarat Fortunegiants


48. Pooja Kadian won India’s first ever gold medal at Wushu World Championships 2017 held in ________ ?

Russia
Spain
France
USA
None of These


49. Rangana Herath (_____________ became first left-arm spinner to take 400 wickets in Test Cricket. He is 14th overall and second from his country, after Muttiah Muralitharan to pick 400 test wickets ?

Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
Nepal
Afghanistan
None of These


50. TVS Racer Jagan Kumar won his sixth straight title in MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship in Chennai (____________). ?

Karnataka
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Telagana
Tamil Nadu


51. Tyrrell Hatton (__________) became first Golfer to retain the Alfred Dunhill Links Golf Championship title (Scotland). ?

UK
Russia
USA
Spain
None of These


52. Veda Krishnamurthy became 3rd Indian Female cricketer to be signed for ____________'s Fanous T-20 Cricket Legaue Big Bash. She will play for Hobart Hurricanes. Note that Harmanpreet Kaur was first Indian women cricketer to be signed for Big Bash League ?

South Africa
England
Australia
West indies
None of These


53. Yonex _______ Open Badminton 2017 -

  1. Men's Singles - Kidambi Srikanth (India), by defeating Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto.
  2. Women's Doubles - Tai Tzu-ying (Chinese Taipei)
  3. Men's Doubles - Lee Jhe-huei AND Taipei Lee Yang (Chinese Taipei)
  4. Women's Doubles - Greysia Polii AND Apriyani Rahayu (Indonesia
German
Russian
British
French
None of These


54. Youth World Archery Championship in Rosario (___________) -

  1. Medal table -
    1.  Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
      1  United States 4 4 3 11
      2  South Korea 4 3 1 8
      3  Mexico 3 1 3 7
      4  Chinese Taipei 2 2 1 5
       Great Britain 2 2 1 5
      6  Turkey 1 1 2 4
      7  India 1 1 1 3
  2. India - Ankita Bhakat and Jemson Singh Ningthoujam won gold in Recurve Event. India also won a silver and a bronze.
Russia
Chile
Venezuela
Brazil
Argentina




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