Sports Current Affairs Quiz based on daily news and events on Cricket, Football, Boxing, etc. These questions are in the form of Multiple Choice Questions with Answers. Download PDF of this quiz to prepare yourself for upcoming competitive exams 2016-2017.
1. Who on August 17, 2017 won the Bulgaria Open International Series in Men's singles category?
[A] Damodar Acharya
[B] Lakshya Sen
[C] Pran Kurup
[D] Vinayak Lohani
[E] Biswanath Mukherjee
Answer: B. Lakshya Sen
Lakshya Sen clinched the Bulgaria Open International Series title after notching up a hard-fought win over Croatia's Zvonimir Durkinjak in the men's singles final in Sofia, Bulgaria. Last year he had won the India International Series and clinched a bronze at the CPB Badminton and Sports Science Training Center in Thailand.
Aug 18, Friday
2. Indian Hockey Team on August 17, 2017 beat which country to win the Tour of Europe?
[A] The Netherlands
Answer: B. Austria
Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam struck twice to guide the Indian men's hockey team to a sensational 4-3 win over Austria in their final encounter of the Europe Tour. After two successive wins against World No.4 The Netherlands, India made a steady start against Austria.The match was held in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.
Aug 17, Thursday
3. Mahendra Singh Dhoni on August 16, 2017 announced to set up cricket academy in _______.
[B] Abu Dhabi
[D] Kuwait city
Answer: E. Dubai
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has announced that he’ll be setting up a coaching academy in the Dubai Pacific Sports Club (PSC) in the UAE. Dhoni will join other Indian stars such as Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Virender Sehwag who have already set-up cricket academies in their name. Announcing the tie up with the former India captain, Parvez Khan of Pacific Ventures declared the academy would be named -- MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA).
Aug 16, Wednesday
4. How many medals did India win at the 6th Golden Glove women's Boxing Tournament at Vojvodina, Serbia?भारत ने वोजवोडिना, सर्बिया में 6वे गोल्डन ग्लोव महिला मुक्केबाजी टूर्नामेंट में कितने पदक जीते?
Answer: A. 10
India won 10 medals, including two gold, in the 6th Golden Glove women's Boxing Tournament at Vojvodina, Serbia. In all, India won two gold, four silver and four bronze medals.
Aug 15, Tuesday
5. Usain Bolt who retired on August 14, 2017 is from which country?14 अगस्त 2017 को रिटायर हुए उसैन बोल्ट किस देश से हैं?
[B] Antigua and Barbuda
[E] Trinidad and Tobago
Answer: D. Jamaica
Usain St Leo Bolt is a retired Jamaican sprinter. He is the first person to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record as a part of the 4 × 100 metres relay. He is the reigning Olympic champion in these three events. Because of his dominance and achievements in sprint competition, he is widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time.
Aug 15, Tuesday
6. Who won the 2017 Rogers Cup in Women's Singles category?महिला एकल श्रेणी में 2017 रोजर्स कप किसने जीता?
[A] Elina Svitolina
[B] Simona Halep
[C] Angelique Kerber
[D] Johanna Konta
[E] Anastasija Sevastova
Answer: A. Elina Svitolina
Ukraine's Elina Svitolina came out with a stupendous performance as she defeated Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to clinch women's singles title of Rogers Cup.This was Svitolina's 5thttitle of WTA Tour season. She has now become the first player to ever win 3 Premier 5 titles in a single season, i.e. Dubai, Rome & Toronto.With the win she improves to number 4 in the world rankings.
Aug 14, Monday
7. Which team won the 2017 Super Boxing League? 2017 सुपर बॉक्सिंग लीग किस टीम ने जीती?
[A] Haryana Warriors
[B] North East Tigers
[C] Mumbai Assasins
[D] UP Terminators
[E] Maratha Yoddhas
Answer: E. Maratha Yoddhas
Maratha Yoddhas defeated Haryana Warriors 10-9 in the final to win the inaugural edition of the Super Boxing League (SBL) at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi. The Super Boxing League is proposed professional boxing league of India. Bill Dosanjh and Amir Khan founded Super Boxing League in 2017 after Super Fight League first season. The league will be organised with the support of World Boxing Council and Professional Boxing Organisation India. The first season will have 8 teams comprising both men and women pugilist.
Aug 14, Monday
8. Who won the 2017 Rogers Cup in Men's Singles category?पुरुषों की एकल श्रेणी में 2017 रोजर्स कप किसने जीता?
[A] Novak Djokovic
[B] Alexander Zverev
[C] Roger Federer
[D] David Goffin
[E] Rafael Nadal
Answer: B. Alexander Zverev
Alexander Zverev shocked second seed Roger Federer in straight sets in the Montreal Masters final to win his fifth title of the season. Zverev blasted 6 aces and won 80% of first serve points to dominate the 19-time Grand Slam winner. He used his booming serve to overpower Federer 6-3, 6-4 in finals to clinch the title. He is now tied with Federer for the most titles this season at five.
Aug 14, Monday
9. Who won the gold medal at the Asian Shotgun Championship?एशियाई शॉटगन चैंपियनशिप में किसने स्वर्ण पदक जीता?
[A] Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Rashmmi Rathore
[B] Liu Jiangchi and Gao Jianmei
[C] Vladislav Mukhamediyev and Olga Panarina
[D] Nagao Harukage and Maria Ubach Font
[E] None of the above
Answer: A. Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Rashmmi Rathore
Indian pair of Mairaj Khan and Rashmmi Rathore won gold in the mixed skeet team event at 7th Asian Shotgun Championship in Kazakhstan.The Indian duo eked out a narrow 28-27 win over the Chinese pair of Liu Jiangchi and Gao Jianmei in the gold-medal match.India finished the championship with 8 medals, with Ankur Mittal winning an individual gold and a team gold in men's double trap event.
Aug 14, Monday
10. The 2017 Under-19 cricket Asia Cup will be held in ______.
Answer: C. Malaysia
The Under-19 cricket Asia Cup, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru, has been moved to Malaysia following the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s objection to the tournament being held in India. The tournament will now be held in November in Malaysia. The PCB had earlier expressed its reservations in travelling to India owing to the political tensions between the two countries.