Sports Current Affairs 2022

   1. Who was the "Most Valuable Player (MVP)" in the 2016 Summer Olympics' men's volleyball competition?

  • [A] Steve Timmons
  • [B] Clayton Stanley
  • [C] Murilo Endres
  • [D] Sergio Santos
Answer -  [D] Sergio Santos

2. Which nation's top men's professional handball league is called the "Eliteserien"?
  • [A] Sweden
  • [B] Denmark
  • [C] Finland
  • [D] Norway
Answer - [D] Norway

3. What sport's league is referred to as the "Polish Superliga"?
  • [A] Football
  • [B] Basketball
  • [C] Baseball
  • [D] Handball
Answer - [D] Handball

4. What is considered the "Bible of Cricket"?
  • [A] Paper Lion
  • [B] Cover Up
  • [C] Wisden
  • [D] Gaelic
Answer - [C] Wisden

5. Which nation's football squad goes by the nickname "Gli Azzurri (The Blues)"?
  • [A] Italy
  • [B] Spain
  • [C] Portugal
  • [D] Croatia
Answer - [A] Italy

 6.Which sporting event is referred to as the "National Pro Fastpitch"?

  • [A] Basketball
  • [B] Baseball
  • [C] Softball
  • [D] Netball
Answer - [C] Softball

7. Where is the "World Rugby" headquarters located?
  • [A] Canada
  • [B] United States of America
  • [C] Ireland
  • [D] France
Answer - [C] Ireland

8. Which Grand Slam tennis event is the first to take place within a tennis calendar year?
  • [A] Australian Open
  • [B] French Open
  • [C] Wimbledon Championship
  • [D] US Open
Answer - [A] Australian Open

9.  Where is the "O2 Arena Tennis Stadium" located?
  • [A] Netherlands
  • [B] United States of America
  • [C] United Kingdom
  • [D] Australia
Answer - [C] United Kingdom

10.  Which sporting event is referred to as the "Grand Prix Super Series"?
  • [A] Racing
  • [B] Tennis
  • [C] Polo
  • [D] Golf

Answer - [B] Tennis

  •  11) Which year did the inaugural Asian Games take place?
    • (A) 1953
    • (B) 1951  
    • (C) 1954
    • (D) 1952
Answer- (B) 1951  

  • 12) Which sport has a subcategory called "Bandy"?
    • (A) Hockey
    • (B) Kabaddi
    • (C) Squash
    • (D) Hand ball
Answer - (A) Hockey

  • 13) The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy was created by which company?
    • (A) Marylebone & Co
    • (B) Adelaide & Co
    • (C) Chappell & Co 
    • (D) Garrard & Co 
Answer - (D) Garrard & Co 

  • 14) At which Summer Olympics did cricket make its sole appearance?
    • (A) 1901 Paris Games
    • (B) 1900 Paris Games 
    • (C) 1903 Paris Games
    • (D) 1902 Paris Games
Answer - (B) 1900 Paris Games 
  • 15) What is the Asian Games' motto?
    • (A) Go with the flow
    • (B) For the love of the Game 
    • (C) Heading to the top
    • (D) Ever Onward
Answer - (D) Ever Onward
  • 16)  Which nation is home to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) main office?
    • (A) Australia
    • (B) United Kingdom 
    • (C) South Africa
    • (D) United Arab Emirates
Answer - 
(D) United Arab Emirates
  • 17) Which sport's matches are famously organized by the "Hambleton Club"?
    • (A) Cricket
    • (B) Football 
    • (C) Basketball
    • (D) Volleyball
Answer - (A) Cricket

  • 18) Which year did the Australian cricket team embark on their first-ever international tour?
    • (A) 1866 
    • (B) 1864
    • (C) 1870
    • (D) 1868  
Answer - (D) 1868  

  • 19)  Which nations took part in the test cricket series known as "The Ashes"?
    • (A) England Vs Australia
    • (B) New Zealand Vs Australia
    • (C) England Vs Canada
    • (D) England Vs New Zealand
Answer - (A) England Vs Australia

  • 20) Who had the most wickets taken at the Women's Cricket World Cup?
    • (A) Lyn Fullston
    • (B) Katrina Keenan
    • (C) Jane Smit
    • (D) Jackie Lord
Answer - (A) Lyn Fullston
  •  21) When was the first football World Cup held?
    • (A) 1906 
    • (B) 1904 
    • (C) 1912 
    • (D) 1930
Answer- (D) 1930

  • 22) Who is the World Boxing Council's president?
    • (A) Luis Spota
    • (B) Mauricio Sulaiman
    • (C) Ray Mancini 
    • (D) Edwin Rosario 
Answer - (B) Mauricio Sulaima

  • 23) Which of the following sports did James Naismith create?
    • (A) Basket Ball
    • (B) Football
    • (C) Badmintona
    • (D) Ice Hockey
Answer - (A) Basket Ball

  • 24) Who among the following batsmen was the first batsman to hit six sixes in an over?
    • (A) Kapil Dev
    • (B) Garfield Sobers 
    • (C) Ted Alletson
    • (D) Ravi Shastri
Answer - (B) Garfield Sobers 
  • 25) Which of the following courts hosts the Chennai Open?
    • (A) Grass Court
    • (B) Carpet Court
    • (C) Hard Court 
    • (D) Clay court 
Answer - (C) Hard Court 
  • 26)  Who came up with the Olympic slogan?
    • (A) Henri Didon
    • (B) Andrew Parsons 
    • (C) Carl Jung
    • (D) Baron Coubertin
Answer - 
(D) Baron Coubertin
  • 27) In which year  the Olympic flag was created?
    • (A) 1912 
    • (B) 1913
    • (C) 1914
    • (D) 1915
Answer - (B) 1913

  • 28) Which country hosted the first UCI Mountain Bike World Championships?
    • (A) Italy
    • (B) Germany 
    • (C) United States 
    • (D) France
Answer - (C) United States 

  • 29)  Which of the following sports is the M Vijayakrishna Memorial Cup associated with?
    • (A) Polo
    • (B) Badminton 
    • (C) Horse Races
    • (D) Table Tennis
Answer - (C) Horse Races

  • 30) Which sports is related to the Ryder Cup?
    • (A) Tennis
    • (B) Badminton
    • (C) Polo 
    • (D) Golf

Answer - (D) Golf

  • 31) Which sport does Anishka Biyani play who recently won a gold medal?
    • (A) Shooting  
    • (B) Chess 
    • (C) Boxing
    • (D) Badminton
Answer- (B) Chess 

  • 32) Which cricketer from India has declared his retirement from all forms of the game?
    • (A) Shikhar Dhawan
    • (B) Ravindra Jadeja
    • (C) Ravichandran Ashwin
    • (D) Suresh Raina
Answer - (D) Suresh Raina

  • 33) Who won the 2022 Dutch Grand Prix of Formula One?
    • (A) Charles Leclerc
    • (B) Max Verstappen
    • (C) Sebastian Vettel
    • (D) Lewis Hamilton 
Answer - (B) Max Verstappen

  • 34) Who has been chosen to serve as the All India Football Federation's new president?
    • (A) Andrew Bonfield
    • (B) Mehmood Khan
    • (C) Laxman Narasimhan 
    • (D) Kalyan Chaubey 
Answer - (D) Kalyan Chaubey  

  • 35) Who are the Star Indian Wrestlers Selected for the World Senior Championships in 2022?
    • (A) Deepak Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya
    • (B) Yogeshwar Dutt and Vinesh Phogat 
    • (C) Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Sakshi Malik 
    • (D) Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat
Answer - (D) Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat

  • 36) What sport is Linthoi Chanambam, who was in the headlines, related to?
    • (A) Wrestling
    • (B) Boxing
    • (C) Judo
    • (D) Weightlifting 
Answer - (C) Judo

  • 37) Which city saw Denmark's Viktor Axelsen win the men's singles gold at the BWF World Championships for the second time?
    • (A) Berlin 
    • (B) Tokyo
    • (C) Sofia 
    • (D) Paris
Answer - (B) Tokyo 

  • 38) Which nation does James Anderson represent playing Cricket?
    • (A) England
    • (B) New Zealand 
    • (C) India
    • (D) South Africa 
Answer - 
(A) England

  • 39) Who has played 100 international cricket matches in all three formats of the game, becoming the first Indian player ever?
    • (A) Rohit Sharma 
    • (B) KL Rahul 
    • (C) Hardik Pandya 
    • (D) Virat Kohli
Answer - (D) Virat Kohli

  • 40) Who was the winner of the Women's BWF World Championship 2022?
    • (A) Tai Tzu Ying 
    • (B) An Se Young
    • (C) Akane Yamaguchi
    • (D) Chen Yu Fei
Answer - (C) Akane Yamaguchi

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