51. Where was the first World Cup Football held?

(a) Uruguay (b) France

(c) Canada (d) Brazil.

52. Where was the 1998 World Cup Football held?


(a) England

(b) France

(c) Canada

(d) South Korea.


53. In which of the following World Cup Soccer tournaments did maximum number of nations participate?

(a) Uruguay 1930

(b) France 98

(c) Both (a) and (b)


(d) None of the above.

54. Which two countries have hosted the World Cup Football tournament twice?

(a) France and Brazil

(b) Mexico and Italy


(c) Germany and Japan

(d) Argentina and Mexico.

55. Which country, in the history of hockey, scored maximum number of goals against their opponents?

(a) India (b) Pakistan


(c) Holland (d) Germany.

56. In which year was Hockey introduced in the Olympics?

(a) 1908, London

(b) 1920, Antwerp


(c) 1936, Berlin

(d) 1956, Melbourne.

57. When was Hockey introduced in the Asian Games?

(a) 1951, Delhi (b) 1954, Manila (c) 1958, Tokyo (d) 1962, Jakarta.

58. Where are the nest (17th) Commonwealth Games scheduled?

(a) Manchester, England

(b) Victoria, Canada

(c) Kathmandu, Nepal

(d) Pusan, S. Korea.

59. Name of the German game on which the modern basketball has been based is

(a) Handball (b) korfball

(c) Hockey (d) volleyball.

60. Which of the following stadiums was known as Irwin Amphitheatre?

(a) National Stadium, Delhi

(b) Yuba Bharti Kridangan, Calcutta

(c) Jawahar Lai Nehru Stadium, Delhi

(d) None of the above.

61. Sport Authority of India was formed in

(a) 1983 (b) 1984

(c) 1985 (d) 1986.

62. ‘Michael Ferreira’ is associated with the game of

(a) Snooker (b) billiards

(c) Golf (d) equestrian.

63. Where was the World Cup Hockey tournament held in 1998?

(a) Holland (b) UK

(c) USA (d) Malaysia.

64. Who won the World Cup Hockey (Men) tournament held at Holland (1998)?

(a) Germany (b) England

(c) Pakistan (d) Holland.

65. The National Sports Festival for Women was started in

(a) 1970 (b) 1974

(c) 1975 (d) 1976.

66. ‘Ranga Swami Cup’ is associated with the game of

(a) Hockey (b) football

(c) Volleyball (d) kho-kho.

67. ‘Cue’ is associated with the game of

(a) Bridge (b) hockey

(c) Billiards (d) golf.

68. Which style of Kabaddi is officially recognized?

(a) National (b) Samvahini

(c) Sanjeevani (d) Circle.

69. The term ‘caddy’ is associated with

(a) golf (b) billiards (c) bridge (d) snooker.

70. Who amongst the following became the first Indian to win a grand slam title ?

(a) Leander Paes

(b) Mahesh Bhupathi

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of the above.

71. Where were the National games held in 1998?

(a) Imphal (b) Jaipur

(c) Jallandhar ‘(d) New Delhi.

72. Which of the following athletes secured fourth position in the Olympic Games final?

(a) P. T. Usha

(b) Milkha Singh

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of the above.

73. Which of the following athletes qualified for finals in different T and F events in Olympic Games?

(a) Milkha Singh

(b) Sriram Singh

(c) P. T. Usha (d.) All the above.

74. Which of the following universities won the MAKA trophy for maximum number of times?

(a) Punjab University

(b) Delhi University

(c) Guru Nanak Dev University

(d) Calicut University.

75. Which of the following is the highest award in sports in the world?

(a) Arjuna Award

(b) Olympic order

(c) Padma Shree

(d) Jesse Owens Award.

76. Who amongst the following has been the youngest ever No. 1 tennis player among women?

(a) Martina Navratilova

(b) Martina Hingis

(c) Steffi Graf

(d) Mary Joe Pierce.

77. Which of the following grand slam tournament starts on the first day of every New Year?

(a) Franch Open

(b) Australian Open

(c) US Open

(d) Wimbledon.

78. Name the first Indian (male) to swim across the English Channel?

(a) Thomas cook

(b) Khazan Singh

(c) Mihir Sen

(d) None of the above.

79. I.A.A.F. stands for

(a) International Amateur Athletics Federation

(b) Indian Amateur Athletics Federation

(c) Indian Association of Athletics and Field events

(d) None of the above.

80. I.A.A.F. was formed in

(a) 1911 (b) 1912

(c) 1913 (d) 1914.

81. Who was the first athlete to be awarded Padmashree Award?

(a) P. T. Usha

(b) Milkha Singh

(c) G. S. Randhawa

(d) V. S. Chauhan.

82. Which of the following will host the first Afro-Asian Games in 2001?

(a) New Delhi (b) Kathmandu (c) Paris (d) Mumbai.

83. Who won the maximum number of medals in the 5th National Games at Manipur?

(a) Sebastian Xavier

(b) Nisha Millet

(c) Shakti Singh

(d) None of the above.

84. Hall of fame for year 1999 in tennis was given to

(a) Leander Paes

(b) Wayne Arthur

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of the above.

85. After how many years Thomas Cup and beer cup tournaments in Badminton held?

(a) Biannually (b) Triannually (c) Annually (d) Quarterly

86. Which Indian was the first to win world title in badminton?

(a) Prakash Padukon

(b) Syed Modi

(c) Aparna Popat

(d) P. Gopichand.

87. Who is the president of A.A.F.I.?

(a) Vijay Kumar Malhotra

(b) R. L. Anand

(c) Suresh Kalmadi

(d) Murli Manohar Joshi.

88. How many total indoor and outdoor records are being made by Sergei Bubka in the event of pole vault?

(a) 33 (b) 34

(c) 35 (d) 36.

89. What is the ancient name of ‘Polo’ and who gave it?

(a) ‘Chaupar’ by Rajputs

(b) ‘Chauhan’ by Mughals

(c) ‘Chaturanga’ by Marathas i (d) None of the above.

90.1 Which of the following international games originated in India?

(a) Volleyball and Kho-kho

(b) Snooker and Badminton

(c) Tae kwando and Judo

(d) Judo and Karate.

91. Where is the world’s highest cricket ground situated?

Lords (England)

Chail (India)

Oval (England)

Kolkata (India).

92. Where was the ‘School Games Federation of India’ (SGFI) formed?

(a) Kamataka (b) Mumbai (c) Chennai (d) Kolkata.

93. ‘Ruud Gullit’ is associated with which sport?

(a) Volleyball (b) Football

(c) Athletics (d) basketball.

94. Karnam Malleshwari weightlifter belongs to which state?

(a) Andra Pradesh

(b) Arunachal Pradesh

(c) Karnataka

(d) Kerala

95. Dick Fosbury who invented the ‘Fosbury Flop’ style in high jump event belongs to

(a) USA (b) England

(c) Russia (d) Ukraine.

96. ‘Synthetic track’ in athletics was used for the first time in

(a) 1968 (Mexico Olympics)

(b) 1948 (London Olympics)

(c) 1896 (Athens Olympics)

(d) 1996 (Atlanta Olympics).

97. First World Cup Athletics Championship was held at

(a) Pusan (b) Helsinki

(c) Kathmandu (d) Stuttgart.

98. In which state is the ‘Britannia Amritraj Tennis Academy’ situated?

(a) Kerala (b) Chennai

(c) Karnataka (d) Pondicherry.

99. ‘Pugilists’ are also known as

(a) Athletes

(b) Chess players

(c) Boxers

(d) Archers.

100. World ‘Tee off’ is associated with which game?

(a) Polo (b) Snooker

(c) Golf (d) Billiards.

101. In which of the following countries is the headquarters of “World Physical Education Congress” located?

(a) Japan (b) USA

(c) England (d) Germany.

102. ‘Olympic Bhavan’ site is being planned at

(a) Chennai

(b) New Delhi

(c) Kolkata

(d) Bangalore.


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