1. The name of S Vijayalakshmi is famous in which among the following games/sports?
[B] Table Tennis
Correct Answer: C [Chess]
She is First Indian woman Grandmaster in Chess
2. The term “Tee” is used commonly in which among the following sports?
Correct Answer: C [Golf]
3. Who among the following was the first Indian sportsman to boycott the Olympic torch relay in support of the Tibetan independence movement.?
[A] Baichung Bhutia
[B] Dhanraj Pillay
[C] Chandu Borde
[D] Dibyendu Barua
Correct Answer: A [Baichung Bhutia]
In 2008, the then Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia had refused to carry the Olympic torch to show support and solidarity for the people of Tibet and their struggle.
4.When was Thomas Cup founded?
Correct Answer: C 
Thomas Cup is also known as the World Men’s Team Championships. It is an international competition among teams representing member nations of the Badminton World Federation. The tournament was first held or founded in 1949.
5.Who is the 2018 WBC World Heavyweight Champion male?
[A] Anthony Joshua
[B] Deontay Wilder
[C] David Benavidez
[D] Jermell Charlo
Correct Answer: B [Deontay Wilder ]
Deontay Wilder is the 2018 WBC World Heavyweight Champion. He is an American professional boxer. He has held the WBC Heavyweight title since 2015 and thus has become the first American world heavyweight champion in nine years, the longest period in boxing history without an American champion. Who is the 2018 WBC World Heavyweight Champion female?
6.Which is the most successful team in Men’s Hockey World Cup championship?
Correct Answer: D [Pakistan ]
The Men’s Hockey World Cup has been dominated by five teams ever since it has starte
7.Which win of India Women’s National Hockey team inspired the film Chak De! India?
[A] 2002 Commonwealth Games victory
[B] 2004 Hockey Asia Cup
[C] 2003 Afro-Asian Cup
[D] 2013 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup
Correct Answer: A [2002 Commonwealth Games victory ]
The 2002 Commonwealth Games Gold by the India Women’s National Hockey team served as an inspiration for the 2007 Bollywood film about women’s field hockey, Chak De! India Who was the coach of the India Women’s National Hockey team when it won the 2002 Commonwealth Games gold?
8.With which sport is Dutee Chand associated?
[A] Sprint 100m
[B] Long Jump
[C] High Jump
[D] Discus Throw
Correct Answer: A [Sprint 100m ]
Dutee Chand is an Indian Professional sprinter and a current national champion in the women’s 100m. She is the third Indian woman to qualify for the Women’s 100m event at the Summer Olympic Games. Which athletics event does Jinson Johnson specialise in?
9.Where was the Thomas Cup produced?
Correct Answer: A [London ]
Sir George Alan Thomas presented the Thomas Cup in 1930 at London. The Cup was produced by the Atkin Bros at a cost of US$40,000. Which team made its debut in the 2018 Thomas Cup?
10.Who was the Head Coach in 2018 I-League?
[A] Gift Raikhan
[B] Derrick Pereira
[C] Khalid Jamil
[D] Sanjoy Sen
Correct Answer: A [Gift Raikhan ]
Gift Raikhan was the Head Coach in 2018 I-League. He is a former Indian footballer who played as a left back from 1999-2007.
11.Third umpire is mandatory for which kind of matches as per the rules of the game?
[A] Test Matches
[B] Limited Overs International matches
[C] Only A
[D] Both A and B
Correct Answer: D [Both A and B ]
Off the field, in televised matches, there is usually a third umpire who can make decisions on certain incidents with the aid of video evidence. The third umpire is mandatory under the playing conditions for Test and Limited Overs International matches which are played between two ICC full member countries.
12.What defines the structure and authority of the Olympic Movement?
[A] International Olympic Committee
[B] President of IOC
[C] Olympic Charter
[D] Executive members of IOC
Correct Answer: C [Olympic Charter ]
The structure and authority of the Olympic Movement is defined by the Olympic Charter. IOC is the governing body of the Olympic Movement.
13.What is the motto of World Boxing Organisation?
[A] Dignity, Democracy, Duty
[B] Duty with Dignity
[C] Dignity, Democracy, Honesty
[D] Honesty and Dignity
Correct Answer: C [Dignity, Democracy, Honesty ]
The motto of the World Boxing Organisation is Dignity, Democracy, Honesty.
14.Who won the Gold Medal in Pole Vaulting in men’s category in 2016 Rio Olympics?
[A] Sam Kendricks
[B] Renaud Lavillenie
[C] Thiago Braz da Silva
[D] Raphael Holzdeppe
Correct Answer: C [Thiago Braz da Silva ]
Thiago Braz da Silva is a Brazilian athlete who specialises in pole vaulting. He is the current reigning Olympic Gold Medalist and holds the Olympic record of 6.03m.
15.Who won the 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup women?
[A] Sarah Sjorstrom
[B] Katinka Hosszu
[C] Therese Alshammar
[D] Jessica Hardy
Correct Answer: A [Sarah Sjorstrom ]
The 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup women was lifted by Sweden’s Sarah Sjorstrom. She is a competitive swimmer from Sweden in the sprint freestyle and butterfly events. She is current world record holder of 50m freestyle long course, 100m freestyle long course, 200m freestyle short course, 50m butterfly long course and 100m butterfly (long and short course).
16.Which Indian pair broke the record for the longest tie-break against the Uzbek pair Vlada Ekshibarova and Ivanna Israilova?
[A] Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina
[B] Ankita Raina and Manisha Malhotra
[C] Pranjala Yadlapalli and Manisha Malhotra
[D] Sania Mirza and Manisha Malhotra
Correct Answer: D [Sania Mirza and Manisha Malhotra ]
Sania Mirza and Manisha Malhotra broke the record for playing the longest tie-break 21-19 in their doubles match against the Uzbek pair Vlada Ekshibarova and Ivanna Israilov
17.Where was the IAAF founded?
Correct Answer: A [Sweden ]
The International Association of Athletics Federations was founded in 1912 in Sweden by representatives from 17 national athletics federations. Where are the headquarters of IAAF located?
18.In which event of the second 2018 ISSF Junior World Cup, did Hriday Hazarika bag a gold medal?
[A] 50m rifle
[B] 50m rifle prone
[C] 10m air rifle
[D] 50m pistol
Correct Answer: C [10m air rifle ]
Hriday Hazarika from India, bagged a Gold Medal in 10m air rifle event at the 2018 ISSF Junior World Cup which was held at Suhl Germany.
19.Who was the first Asian to win the World Light Heavyweight Championship in US?
[A] Dara Singh
[B] Gulam Mohammad
[C] Jatindra Charan Goho
[D] KD Jadhav
Correct Answer: C [Jatindra Charan Goho ]
Popularly called as Gobar Goho, Jatindra Charan Goho was born in Kolkata and was the first Asian to win the World Light Heavyweight Championship in the United States in 1921.
20.When was the Indian Boxing Federation founded?
Correct Answer: C 
Indian Boxing Federation was founded in 1949 with Major F.G. Baker as its first secretary of at the inaugural meeting at the Cricket Club of Mumbai.
21.In which year, the first Paralympic Games was held?
Correct Answer: C 
In the year 1948, the first Paralympic Games was held. The first organized athletic event for disabled athletes that coincided with the Olympic Games took place on the day of the opening of the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom. Jewish-German born Dr Ludwig Guttmann hosted a sports competition for British World War II veteran patients with spinal cord injuries. The first games were called the 1948 International Wheelchair Games and were intended to coincide with the 1948 Olympics.
22.The “Commonwealth Games” are normally held every how many years?
Correct Answer: B [Four]
The “Commonwealth Games” are normally held every four years. The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930, and, with the exception of 1942 and 1946, has taken place every four years since then.
23.In which year, the first Commonwealth Youth Games were held?
Correct Answer: B 
In the year 2000, the first Commonwealth Youth Games were held. The Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) is an international multi-sport event organized by the Commonwealth Games Federation. The games are held every four years with the current Commonwealth Games format. The first version was held in Edinburgh, Scotland, part of the United Kingdom, from 10 to 14 August 2000. The age limitation of the athletes is 14 to 18.
24.Which country houses the headquarters of the International Cricket Council (ICC)?
[A] United Kingdom
[C] United Arab Emirates
[D] South Africa
Correct Answer: C [United Arab Emirates]
United Arab Emirates houses the headquarters of the International Cricket Council (ICC). The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the world governing body of cricket. The ICC has 104 member nations currently: 12 Full Members that play Test matches and 92 Associate Members. The ICC is responsible for the organisation and governance of cricket’s major international tournaments, most notably the Cricket World Cup and ICC T20 World Cup.
25.Which sport’s competition was known as the “Friends Provident Trophy”?
Correct Answer: D [Cricket]
The “Friends Provident Trophy” was a Cricket competition. The Friends Provident Trophy was a one-day cricket competition in the United Kingdom. It was one of the four tournaments in which the eighteen first-class counties competed each season. They were joined by teams from Scotland and Ireland. Lancashire won the title a record seven times.
26.Which country was the runner-up in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup?
[B] New Zealand
Correct Answer: A [India ]
India was the runner-up in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. The 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup was an international women’s cricket tournament that took place in England from 24 June to 23 July 2017. It was the eleventh edition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in England, after the 1973 and 1993 tournaments. The 2017 World Cup was the first in which all participating players were fully professional. Eight teams qualified to participate in the tournament. England won the final against India at Lord’s on 23 July by 9 runs.
27.Who was the “player of the series” in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup?
[A] Harmanpreet Kaur
[B] Tammy Beaumont
[C] Alex Blackwell
[D] Poonam Raut
Correct Answer: B [Tammy Beaumont]
Tammy Beaumont was the “player of the series” in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. The 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup was an international women’s cricket tournament that took place in England from 24 June to 23 July 2017. It was the eleventh edition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in England, after the 1973 and 1993 tournaments. The 2017 World Cup was the first in which all participating players were fully professional. Eight teams qualified to participate in the tournament. England won the final against India at Lord’s on 23 July by 9 runs.
28.Which country won the most number of “Sultan of Johor Cup” champion titles, an annual international under-21 men’s field hockey tournament?
[C] Great Britain
Correct Answer: C [Great Britain]
Great Britain won the most number of “Sultan of Johor Cup” champion titles, an annual international under-21 men’s field hockey tournament.
29.Which country is the birthplace of “Sledge Hockey”, an ice hockey variant for physically disabled people?
Correct Answer: C [Sweden]
Sweden is the birthplace of “Sledge Hockey”, an ice hockey variant for physically disabled people. Sledge hockey, also known as Para ice hockey, or sledge hockey, is an adaptation of ice hockey designed for players who have a physical disability. Invented in the early 1960s at a rehabilitation centre in Stockholm, Sweden, and played under similar rules to standard ice hockey, players are seated on sledges and use special hockey sticks with metal “teeth” on the tips of their handles to navigate the ice.
30.Who is “Margaret Court”?
[A] An Australian cricket player
[B] An Australian polo player
[C] An Australian football player
[D] An Australian tennis player
Correct Answer: D [An Australian tennis player]
Margaret Court is an Australian retired tennis player and former world No. 1. She won 24 Grand Slam women’s singles titles in her career, 19 Grand Slam doubles titles, and 21 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. She won more Grand Slam titles than any other player in history and is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time.
31.Which is the highest governing body of the “Field Hockey”?
[A] International Hockey Association
[B] International Hockey Federation
[C] International Hockey Council
[D] International Hockey Committee
Correct Answer: B [International Hockey Federation]
International Hockey Federation is the highest governing body of the “Field Hockey”. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is the international governing body of field hockey and indoor field hockey. Its headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland. FIH is responsible for field hockey’s major international tournaments, notably the World Cup.
32.Which country won the gold medal in women’s field hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games?
[B] United States of America
Correct Answer: B [United States of America]
The United States of America won the gold medal in women’s field hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
33.In which country, the first organized and recorded game of ice hockey was played?
Correct Answer: C [Canada]
In Canada, the first organized and recorded game of ice hockey was played. The first organized and recorded game of ice hockey was played indoors in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on March 3, 1875, and featured several McGill University students.
34.Which country won the Roller Hockey World Cup most number of times?
Correct Answer: C [Spain]
Spain won the Roller Hockey World Cup most number of times.
35.Which sport’s tournament is known as “ATP Tour”?
[A] Table Tennis
Correct Answer: D [Tennis]
“ATP Tour” is a tennis tournament. The ATP Tour (known as the ATP World Tour from January 2009 until December 2018) is a worldwide top-tier tennis tour for men organized by the Association of Tennis Professionals. The second-tier tour is the ATP Challenger Tour and the third-tier is ITF Men’s Circuit.
36.What is Srikanth Kidambi famous for?
[A] As an Indian badminton player
[B] As an Indian tennis player
[C] As an Indian squash player
[D] As an Indian football player
Correct Answer: A [As an Indian badminton player]
Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player. Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player. He became the best men’s singles badminton player in the world in April 2018.
37.What is Sanil Shetty famous for?
[A] As an Indian badminton player
[B] As an Indian cricket player
[C] As an Indian tennis player
[D] As an Indian table tennis player
Correct Answer: D [As an Indian table tennis player]
Sanil Shankar Shetty is an Indian table-tennis player. In 2018 Commonwealth Games held at Gold Coast, Australia, He won gold in men’s team event with Sharath Kamal, Anthony Amalraj, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran & Harmeet Desai & bronze in Men’s doubles event with Harmeet Desai.
38.What is Li Xiaoxia famous for?
[A] As a Chinese tennis player
[B] As a Chinese badminton player
[C] As a Chinese table tennis player
[D] As a Chinese squash player
Correct Answer: C [As a Chinese table tennis player]
Li Xiaoxia is a Chinese table tennis Grand Slam champion. In terms of achievements, she is one of the most successful female table tennis players (alongside Ding Ning, Deng Yaping, Wang Nan, Zhang Yining) having won the gold medal in each of the Table Tennis World Cup, the Table Tennis World Championships, and the Olympic Games.
39.Which of the following is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing body for golf?
[A] International Golf Federation
[B] The R&A
[C] The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews
[D] United States Golf Association
Correct Answer: A [International Golf Federation]
International Golf Federation is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing body for golf. The International Golf Federation (IGF) was founded in 1958 in Switzerland and is the international federation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the world governing body for golf.
40.What is “Royal Lytham & St. Annes Club” famous for?
[A] As a tennis club
[B] As a golf club
[C] As a football club
[D] As a table tennis club
Correct Answer: B [As a golf club]
Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England, is one of the courses in the Open Championship rotation. The Women’s British Open has also been played on the course five times: once prior to being designated a major championship by the LPGA Tour, and four times since.
41.What is Fu Haifeng famous for?
[A] A Chinese tennis player
[B] A Chinese basketball player
[C] A Chinese golf player
[D] A Chinese badminton player
Correct Answer: D [A Chinese badminton player]
Fu Haifeng is a Chinese badminton player. Fu Haifeng is a former professional badminton player representing China. He is considered to be one of the greatest men’s doubles players in badminton history.
42.Which sport is also known as “ping-pong”?
[B] Table Tennis
Correct Answer: B [Table Tennis]
Table Tennis sport is also known as “ping-pong”. Table tennis, also known as ping-pong and whiff-whaff, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball, also known as the ping-pong ball, back and forth across a table using small rackets. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net.
43.Which professional boxer is nicknamed “The Greatest”, “The People’s Champion”, “The Louisville Lip”?
[A] Mike Tyson
[B] Muhammad Ali
[C] Jack Dempsey
[D] Joe Frazier
Correct Answer: B [Muhammad Ali]
Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer. Nicknamed “the Greatest”, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated figures of the 20th century and as one of the greatest boxers of all time.
44.Which country won the most number of medals in boxing in the Summer Olympics?
[C] United States of America
Correct Answer: C [United States of America]
The United States of America won the most number of medals in boxing in the Summer Olympics. Boxing has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since its introduction to the program at the 1904 Summer Olympics, except for the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, because Swedish law banned the sport at the time. The 2008 Summer Olympics were the final games with boxing as a male-only event. Since the 2012 Summer Olympics, women’s boxing is part of the program.
45.The sport of handball was first played at which Summer Olympics?
[A] 1936 Summer Olympics
[B] 1940 Summer Olympics
[C] 1944 Summer Olympics
[D] 1948 Summer Olympics
Correct Answer: A [1936 Summer Olympics]
Men’s handball was first played at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin as outdoors, and the next time at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich as indoors, and has been an Olympic sport since. Women’s team handball was added at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
46.Which country holds the record of most numbers of gold medals won in the IHF World Women’s Handball Championship?
Correct Answer: D [Russia]
Russia holds the record of most numbers of gold medals won in the IHF World Women’s Handball Championship with a record of 4 gold medals.
47.“Global Climate Litigation Report: 2020” has been released by which organisation?
[C] World Bank
Correct Answer: A [UNEP]
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has recently released a report titled – Global Climate Litigation Report: 2020 – Status Review. The report provides an overview of climate change litigation and its trends globally.
As per the report, the number of climate litigation cases around the world has almost doubled in the last three years.
48.The CSIR has partnered with which state/UT for Science and Technology development?
Correct Answer: D [Ladakh]
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has signed an MoU with the Union Territory of Ladakh.
The purpose of the MoU is to establish knowledge partnership between the Ladakh UT and CSIR, focussing on the areas such as bioresource utilization, introduction of cash crops and exploration of natural resources.
49.Vaccination against which disease was conducted recently as a National Vaccination Day?
Correct Answer: B [Polio]
On the Polio National Immunization Day scheduled on January 31, 2021, around 89 lakh children were given polio drops under National Polio Immunisation drive across the country.
President Ram Nath Kovind launched the first round of Pulse Polio Programme 2021. Over seven lakh booths were set up for implementing the drive. A house-to-house surveillance will also be provided to vaccinate the remaining children.
50.Which Ministry is to conduct four national surveys to study the status of migrants and domestic workforce?
[A] Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
[B] Ministry of Labour and Employment
[C] Ministry of Home Affairs
[D] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Correct Answer: B [Ministry of Labour and Employment]
The Ministry of Labour and Employment announced that it is to conduct four national surveys to study the status of migrants and domestic workforce.
The surveys, which will be conducted by the Labour bureau from this April, will study the employment data with a focus on jobs in the transport sector. It will also study on jobs created by professionals such as doctors and lawyers.