General Knowledge - Sports - Questions and Answers (Important GK Questions)

General Knowledge - Sports - Questions and Answers (Important GK Questions) SET 1
  1. Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has had several nicknames over his playing career.
    Ans:Tubby, Stodge and Helium Bat

  2. Which was the 1st non Test playing country to beat India in an international match?
    Ans:Sri Lanka

  3. Track and field star Carl Lewis won how many gold medals at the 1984 Olympic games?

  4. Ravi Shastri play for

  5. Who was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards title?
    Ans:Wilson Jones

  6. Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run?
    Ans:Kamaljit Sandhu

  7. Kapil Dev play for Which County Teams?
    Ans:Northamptonshire & Worcestershire

  8. When was Amateur Athletics Federation of India established??

  9. Who did Stone Cold Steve Austin wrestle at the 1998 edition of "Over the Edge"?
    Ans:Dude Love

  10. Ricky Ponting is also known as what?

  11. How long are professional Golf Tour players allotted per shot?
    Ans:45 Seconds

  12. The NBA player scored 8 points in the final 7 seconds of a game to lead his team to victory
    Ans: Reggie Miller

  13. The match between India and Pakistan at Jaipur on 02-10-1983, Which new rule was introduced?
    Ans: No-balls & wides were debited to bowlers analysis

  14. The first hang gliders to be flown were flown in...?
    Ans: 1800s

  15. Anil Kumble play for?
    Ans: Northamptonshire & Leicestershire

  16. The nickname of Glenn McGrath is what?
    Ans: Pigeon

  17. Mark Waugh is commonly called what?
    Ans: Junior

  18. India won its first Olympic hockey gold in...?
    Ans: 1928

  19. How many times did Geet Sethi win the lBSF World Billiards title?
    Ans: 3

  20. In which year did Milkha Singh win the first National title in the 400 m race?
    Ans: 1957

  21. Who won the 1993 "King of the Ring"?
    Ans: Bret Hart

  22. What NHL goaltender has the most career wins?
    Ans: Grant Fuhr

  23. What Major League Baseball player holds the record for all-time career high batting average?
    Ans: Ty Cobb
  24. What Major League Baseball player holds the record for all-time career high batting average?
    Ans: Brian Lara

  25. Who was the 1st ODI captain for India?
    Ans: Ajit Wadekar

  26. Where did India play its 1st one day international match?
    Ans: Headingley

  27. India reached the final of the Davis Cup for the first time in...?
    Ans: 1966

  28. The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in...?
    Ans: 1951

  29. Mohammad Azharuddin play for County Team?
    Ans: Derbyshire

  30. Which county did Sunil Gavaskar play for?
    Ans: Somerset

  31. The 'Dronacharya Award' is given to...?
    Ans: Coaches

  32. which Indian state did the game of Polo originate?
    Ans: Manipur

  33. Which cricketer died on the field in Bangladesh while playing for Abahani Club?
    Ans: Raman Lamba

  34. Which of the following is a Manipuri version of Hockey?
    Ans: Khong Kangjei

  35. Which county did Javagal Srinath sign for in 2003?
    Ans: Durham

  36. Which county did Sachin Tendulkar play for?
    Ans: Yorkshire

  37. Where did the 1st ODI match was played in India?
    Ans: Ahmedabad

  38. Who had a torrid time with Lancashire in 2000?
    Ans: Saurav Ganguly

  39. What is the name of the person that controls a football match?
    Ans: A referee

  40. Former Australian captain Allan Border was sometimes known as "Captain Grumpy". What was his other nickname?
    Ans: AB

  41. The Indian football team made its first appearance at Olympics in...?

  42. Who was the first captain of Indian Test team?
    Ans: CK Nayudu

  43. Pravin Amre and Vinod Kambli played for which province in South Africa?
    Ans: Boland

  44. Which football hero was nicknamed "The Sundance Kid"?
    Ans: Jim Kiick

  45. Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 1999?
    Ans: Australia

  46. Who did The Rock beat to win his first WWE Title?
    Ans: Mankind

  47. The name Kunjarani Devi is associated with...?
    Ans: Weight Lifting

  48. In what year was the first international cricket match held?
    Ans: 1844 between Canada and the USA

  49. How many gold medals have been won by India in the Olympics so far?
    Ans: 9

  50. Which English county did batting sensation Virender Sehwag join in the 2003 season?
    Ans: Leicestershire

  51. Who has scored the most Test hundreds ever?
    Ans: Sachin Tendulkar

  52. When was the first cricket Test match played?
    Ans: 1877

  53. Who beat Duke in the Great Alaskan Shootout Finals in 1998?
    Ans:University of Cincinnati

  54. 'Dizzy' is the nickname of what Australian player?
    Ans: Jason Gillespie

  55. Who is the highest wicket taker in Test cricket?
    Ans: Muttiah Muralitharan

  56. Which county signed Yuvraj Singh to play for them in 2003?
    Ans: Yorkshire

  57. Which county did the outspoken Spin great Bishen Singh Bedi play for?
    Ans: Northamptonshire

  58. Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics?
    Ans: K.D.Jadhav

  59. With which sport is the 'Choudhury Trophy' associated?
    Ans:Circumnavigation of the earth by car

  60. The nickname of wicketkeeping great Rod Marsh was what?
    Ans: Bacchus

  61. Who was the 1st president of BCCI ( Board of Control for Cricket in India )?
    Ans: R.E. Grant Govan

  62. How many gold medals did P.T.Usha win in the 1986 Seoul Asian Games?
    Ans: 4

  63. Who has scored the most runs in a single First-class innings?
    Ans: Brian Lara

  64. Which batsman started his international cricketing career at the age of 16?
    Ans: Sachin Tendulkar

  65. How many wickets did Yograj Singh take in his 1st ODI match?
    Ans: 2

  66. Who made his Test debut alongwith Salil Ankola in the same match?
    Ans: Sachin Tendulkar

  67. What is the middle name of Rahul Dravid?
    Ans: Sharad

  68. What is the middle name of Akash Chopra, a Delhi batsman?

  69. When did Sachin Tendulkar make his Test debut?
    Ans: 1989

  70. Who was named India's Cricketer of the Century by Wisden?
    Ans: Kapil Dev

  71. What was Sachin Tendulkar's average when he made his first thousand runs in ODIs?
    Ans: 35.83

  72. Syed Kirmani made his ODI debut in 1976 against New Zealand as a wicketkeeper. How many runs did India make in that match?
    Ans: 154 all out

  73. How many wickets Kapil Dev had taken in Test matches when he retired?
    Ans: 434

  74. The highest first wicket partnership in Test Match Cricket was between two Indians: one is V.Mankad, who is the other?
    Ans: Pankaj Roy

  75. Who was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2000?
    Ans: Rahul Dravid

  76. What is the middle name of the world class batsman Sachin Tendulkar?
    Ans: Ramesh

  77. Which Indian batsman made his ODI debut in the same match in which Kapil Dev did?
    Ans: Surinder Amarnath

  78. Against which team did Rahul Dravid made his ODI debut?
    Ans: Sri Lanka

  79. What is the middle name of the Ajith Agarkar, a top class all rounder?
    Ans: Bhalchandra

  80. Where did Yuvraj Singh make his ODI debut?
    Ans: Nairobi, Kenya

  81. How many wickets did Zaheer Khan pick up in his ODI debut?
    Ans: 3

  82. Who was named as the ICC Emerging Player of the Year 2004?
    Ans: Irfan Pathan

  83. Which Indian batsman was the first to hit 44 fours in a test match innings?
    Ans: Laxman

  84. Against which team did Virender Sehwag make his one day international debut?
    Ans: Pakistan

  85. Who was the first Indian woman to win a medal in the Olympics?
    Ans: Karnam Malleshwari

  86. Which team did Sachin Tendulkar play for in the Ranji Trophy when he made his debut in first class cricket?
    Ans: Mumbai

  87. What is the middle name of V.V.S. Laxman?
    Ans: Vangipurapu Venkata Sai

  88. Where did Mahendra Singh Dhoni make his ODI debut?
    Ans: Chittagong

  89. What is the middle name of Bajji (Harbhajan Singh)?
    Ans: Plaha

  90. How many runs did VVS Laxman score in his ODI debut?
    Ans: 0

  91. Sourav Ganguly made his Test debut in 1996.How many runs did he score in the 1st innings of that match?
    Ans: 131

  92. Who was the first Indian batsman to hit a century on Test debut against England at England's home?
    Ans: Abbas Ali Baig

  93. In which year did Ajay Jadeja make his ODI debut?
    Ans: 1992

  94. How many runs did Sachin Tendulkar was scored in his ODI debut?
    Ans: 0

  95. How many centuries in Tests did Sunil Gavaskar bag when he retired?
    Ans: 34

  96. Who was named as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1980?
    Ans: Sunil Gavaskar

  97. Who was the man of the match of the 1983 World Cup Final?
    Ans: M. Amarnath

  98. Who was the first Indian batsman to have achieved 300 runs in an innings in Tests?
    Ans: Virender Sehwag

  99. When did Sourav Ganguly made his ODI debut?
    Ans: 11 January 1992

  100. What is the middle name of Parthiv Patel?
    Ans: Ajay

  101. What is the middle name of Sourav Ganguly?
    Ans: Chandidas

  102. What is the middle name of Ashish Nehra?
    Ans: Diwansingh

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