Quiz on Sports

1. With which of the following sports is the term 'Four Musketeers' referring to four most popular players associated?

  1. Shooting
  2. Rowing
  3. Tennis
  4. Football

2. What is the age from which certain category of sports persons winning gold medals at international levels are entitled to receive pension (in India)?

  1. 30
  2. 40
  3. 50
  4. 60

3. With whihc of the following sports is Bolat Turlykhanov Cup associated?

  1. Shooting
  2. Bridge
  3. Billiards
  4. Wrestling

4. The oldest Football Tournament in India is :

  1. Rovers Cup
  2. I. F. A. Shield
  3. Durand Cup
  4. Tata Cup

5. The modern game of polo originated in which of the following Indian states?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Manipur
  3. Mizoram
  4. Tripura

6. Which country has won the World Cup Football the maximum number of times?

  1. Germany
  2. Brazil
  3. England
  4. Argentina

7. Which Indian city is associated with the origin of badminton?

  1. Poona
  2. Shimla
  3. Mussoorie
  4. Ootacamund

8. Manufacture of sports goods is an important industry in :

  1. Punjab
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Karnataka
  4. Uttar Pradesh


9. Which of the following is the country of origin of Taekwondo?

  1. Japan
  2. Korea
  3. China
  4. Thailand

10. Sambo, a form of martial arts is associated with which country?

  1. China
  2. Russia
  3. Japan
  4. Korea

11. Who among the following was the first heavyweight boxer to go undefeated throughout his career?

  1. Rocky Marciano
  2. Lee Epperson
  3. Larry Holmes
  4. Michael Spinks

12. Who was the first athlete to break the 10-second barrier in 100 metres sprint?

  1. Carl Lewis
  2. Calvin Smith
  3. Silvio Leonard
  4. Jim Hines

13. Who of the following was nicknamed the Flying Finn?

  1. Ville Ritola
  2. Paavo Nurmi
  3. Edvin Wide
  4. Joseph Guillemot

14. Who of the following became the oldest heavyweight boxing champion at the age of 45?

  1. Muhammed Ali
  2. George Foreman
  3. Joe Frazier
  4. Jimmy Ellis


15. Who of the following ran a mile in less than 4 minutes for the first time?

  1. John Landy
  2. Jesse Owens
  3. Roger Bannister
  4. Ben Johnson


16. Billie Jean King Trophy is associated with which of the following sports?

  1. Tennis
  2. Formula 1 car racing
  3. Boxing
  4. Ice Skating

17. Who of the following was the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic event?

  1. Nadia Comaneci
  2. Lavinia Agache
  3. Emilia Eberle
  4. Daniela Silivas

18. Which of the following badminton tournaments does not have any prize money associated with it?

  1. Thomas Cup
  2. Uber Sup
  3. Sudirman Cup
  4. Malaysian Open

19. What is the official distance to be run in a marathon race?

  1. 42.195 km
  2. 41.295 km
  3. 42.475 km
  4. 41.745 km

20. A velodrome is an arena used for which of the following sports?

  1. Swimming
  2. Basketball
  3. Wrestling
  4. Cycling

21. Who of the following holds the record in 100 m sprint for women made in 1988?

  1. Jackie Joyner Kersee
  2. Florence Griffith Joyner
  3. Evelyn Ashford
  4. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

22. With which of the following is the term Chukka associated?

  1. Cycling
  2. Swimming
  3. Rugby
  4. Polo

23. With which of the following is the Bermuda Bowl trophy associated?

  1. Carroms
  2. Chess
  3. Bridge
  4. Snooker