Sports – General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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Sports – General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Question Answer
1. In 1924 the first winter Olympics was held in ? Ans: France
2. 2010 Commonwealth Games held in ? Ans: India
3. Oval stadium in England is associated with ? Ans: Cricket
4. 2010 World Cup football tournament was held in? Ans: South Africa
5. The maximum number of Gold medals in Olympics 2008 was won by ? Ans: U.S.A.
6. Eden Gardens in Kolkata is ……… stadium.? Ans: Cricket
7. The 2014 football world cup held in? Ans: Brazil
8. Ronaldo is associated with ? Ans: Football
9. Icc’s 2007, the World Cup Cricket was held in ? Ans: West Indies
10. How many gold medals won by India in 2010 Commonwealth Games ? Ans: 38
11. 2009 Davis cup was won by ? Ans: Spain
12. The 2008 Olympics was held at ? Ans: Beijing
13. The head quarters of International Olympic Committee is at ? Ans: Lausanne(Switzerland)
14. First Indian woman to win WTA singles title is ? Ans: Saniya Mirza
15. The game of hockey originated in ? Ans: France
16. Ricky Ponting is also known as what? Ans: Punter
17. World’s most ancient game is ? Ans: Wrestling
18. How long are professional Golf Tour players allotted per shot? Ans: 45 seconds
19. Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run? Ans: Kamaljit Sandhu
20. The National Game of India is ? Ans: Hockey
21. When was Amateur Athletics Federation of India established? Ans: 1946
22. The National Game of Japan is ? Ans: Jujutsu
23. India won its first Olympic hockey gold in ……. ? Ans: 1928
24. Who won the 1993 “King of the Ring”? Ans: Bret Hart
25. Where did India play its 1st one day international match? Ans: Headingley
26. The nickname of Glenn McGrath is what? Ans: Pigeon
27. Which cricketer died on the field in Bangladesh while playing for Abahani Club? Ans: Raman Lamba
28. Who was the 1st ODI captain for India? Ans: Ajit Wadekar
29. Where did the 1st ODI match was played in India? Ans: Ahmedabad
30. Who was the first captain of Indian Test team? Ans: C K Nayudu
31. Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 1999? Ans: Australia
32. What is the name of the person that controls a football match? Ans: A referee
33. The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in…? Ans: 1951
34. In what year was the first international cricket match held? Ans: 1844 between Canada and the USA
35. When was the first cricket Test match played? Ans: 1877
36. ‘Dizzy’ is the nickname of what Australian player? Ans: Jason Gillespie
37. The nickname of wicketkeeping great Rod Marsh was what? Ans: Lagoon
38. Which city of United States hosted Olympic Games in 1996? Ans: Atlanta
39. How many players are there in Water Polo team? Ans: 7
40. The 13th Asian Games were held in Ans: Bangkok
41. Maradona is a famous player associated with? Ans: Football
42. In which city the Asian Games first took place? Ans: New delhi
43. Wimbledon is a place connected with Ans: Lawn Tennis
44. First Olympic Games were held in Ans: 776 BC
45. The famous player ‘Pele’ is associated with which games? Ans: Football
46. What is the length of each stump in the cricket? Ans: 28 inches
47. Which is the national sport of Canada? Ans: Lacrosse/Ice hockey
48. The ‘Agha Khan Cup’ is associated with which game? Ans: Hockey
49. Which country had started Football World? Ans: Uruguay
50. Who was the winner of Football World Cup in 2010? Ans: Spain
51. Who was the winner of Football World Cup in 2014? Ans: Germany
52. Who was the winner of Football World Cup in 2018? Ans: France

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FIFA Football World Cup winners list and Runners-up List

FIFA Football World Cup winners list and Runners-up List

Year Winners Runners-up Venue Location
1930 Uruguay Argentina Estadio Centenario Montevideo, Uruguay
1934 Italy Czechoslovakia Stadio Nazionale PNF Rome, Italy
1938 Italy Hungary Stade Olympique de Colombes Paris, France
1950 Uruguay Brazil Estádio do Maracanã Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1954 West Germany Hungary Wankdorf Stadium Bern, Switzerland
1958 Brazil Sweden Råsunda Stadium Solna, Sweden
1962 Brazil Czechoslovakia Estadio Nacional Santiago, Chile
1966 England West Germany Wembley Stadium London, England
1970 Brazil Italy Estadio Azteca Mexico City, Mexico
1974 West Germany Netherlands Olympiastadion Munich, West Germany
1978 Argentina Netherlands Estadio Monumental Buenos Aires, Argentina
1982 Italy West Germany Santiago Bernabéu Madrid, Spain
1986 Argentina West Germany Estadio Azteca Mexico City, Mexico
1990 West Germany Argentina Stadio Olimpico Rome, Italy
1994 Brazil Italy Rose Bowl Pasadena, California, United States
1998 France Brazil Stade de France Saint-Denis, France
2002 Brazil Germany International Stadium Yokohama Yokohama, Japan
2006 Italy France Olympiastadion Berlin, Germany
2010 Spain Netherlands Soccer City Johannesburg, South Africa
2014 Germany Argentina Estádio do Maracanã Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2018 France Croatia Luzhniki Stadium Moscow, Russia
2022 Argentina France Lusail Stadium Lusail, Qatar

* 1942 and 1946 the world cup competition was cancelled due to World War II

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Information of Game – Handball, Chess, Swimming, Boxing, Badminton and Kabadi

Information of Game – Handball, Chess, Swimming, Boxing, Badminton and Kabadi


Handball game pioneerHolger Nielson
Measurement of handball playground40 * 20 meters
Men’s handball game time limitTotal 70 minutes (10 minutes breaks)
Size of handball game goal postSpread 3 meters, height 2 meters
Women’s Handball first included in the OlympicsMontreal Olympics, Since 1976
Contests held the first international handballBetween Austria vs. Germany
First Champion teamAustria


The origin of chessIndia.
Estimated origin of chess100 BC
Chess game original nameQuadruple
World chess highest organization nameFIDE
FIDE is established20 july 1924
The highest chess titleGrand Master
International chess organization nameInternational Chess Federation ( ICF )
World Chess Championship startsSince 1886
Subcontinent’s first Grand Master title achieversVishwanath Ananda ( India)
World’s youngest chess FIDE masterNowruz Farhan Noor

The game is associated with the word : Gambit, Checkmate, Stalemate, Bishop.


Swimming in the game known asJapan’s Emperor seijin ( 36 BC ).
International Swimming Control Organization NameFederation Internationale de Natation Amateur ( FINA )
Contests held the first international swimmingAustralia, Sydney, since 1846
Swimming included the Olympics ContestsAthens, since 1896
Women participated in the Olympic swimming competitionsince 1912
International Swimming Championship tournament startedsince 1973
First Olympic swimming gold winnerAlfred hajos, Hungary, since 1896

The game is associated with the word : Free Style, Breast Strokes, Butterfly, Crawl, Swimming, Underwater.


Boxing’s creativeThiseas.
Boxing included the Olympics1904
Boxing’s father isJack bradenton
Boxing’s first regulations promoterJack bradenton
Modern law is the first World Heavyweight Boxing championshipsince 1892
Women vs. Men fight in boxing history, is the first9 october 1999


Badminton originIndia.
Badminton competition was started insince 1877
The International Badminton Federation was formed since 1934
Badminton is included in the Olympicssince 1922, with five events – men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, and mixed doubles.
Badminton is included in Commonwealth gamessince 1966
Type of BadmintonType of three ( Singles, Doubles, Mixed doubles )

Badminton single and double court’s sizeSingles 44 ft * 17 ft and Doubles 44 ft * 20 ft )
Badminton net width2 ft 6 inch
Badminton net height from the soil5 ft ( 1.524 metres )
The number of feathers of Shuttlecock14 – 16

The game is associated with the word : Doublers, Drop, Deuce, Fault, Smash, Let, Mixed, Doubles.


Kabadi first starts isIn India.
First tournament was held in the Asian kabadiKolkata, since 1980
Asian games are included in first kabadisince 1990
SAF games are included kabadiDhaka SAF games, since 1985
Number of players in each team kabadi12 players
Kabadi match field measurements12.5 meters * 10 meters
First World Cup held in kabadi isIndia, since 2004
First World Cup kabadi champion team India
Kabadi match used wordsLona, lobi

Information of Game – Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey and Tennis

Information of Game – Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey and Tennis


Basketball first startedMasacuatas, United States, 1891
Father of BasketballDr. James neil Smith
Basketball regulations on the createHanif Mohammad, Pakistan
The height of the basket basketball game10 feet
The size of the Court of basketball game85 feet * 45 feet
The number of players on each team5 players
Game time70 minutes
Included in the world Olympic basketball1936
World Basketball is held1950, Winner Argentina
The women’s basketball is held1953, Winner United States


Volleyball’s Place of birthAmerica.
Before the name of the game VolleyballMintaniti
Volleyball namingDr. A. T. hellested, United States
Volleyball court size60 feet * 30 feet
The number of players on each team6 players
Volleyball net height from the soil8 feet (approx)
Included in the world Olympic Volleyball1964, TOKYO
Included in the asian game Volleyball1959, TOKYO


The origin of the game of hockeyEgypt.
The world’s most ancient sportsHockey
Hockey playground FigureRectangle
The size of the playing field hockey100 feet * 60 feet
The number of players on each team11 players
Hockey ball circumference23.5 Cm
Hockey ball weight5.75 ounces
Total time playing hockey70 minutes
World Cup hockey starts1970
Number of Umpires2 people
Included in the world Olympic hockey1908

The game is associated with the word : Circle, Under Cutting Drible, Bully, Striking, Penalty, Roll in, Carried, Off Side, Short Corner, Penalty Short, Hat Trick.


# Lawn Tennis

Tennis’s Place of birthEngland.
Tennis starts game1878
Modern tennis SponsorsMajor Walter clopton wingfield, England
International Lawn Tennis Federation was formed in1913, To Paris
Lawn tennis court SizeLength 78 feet, width 27 feet
Lawn tennis net height3 feet
Tennis ball’s colorWhite or yellow
How much game is set in lawn tennis3 – 5 set
Total grand slam4 (1.Wimbledon, 2.Australian Open, 3.U.S. Open, 4.French Open)

# Table Tennis

The first was held in the National Table Tennis Contests1975
The first was held in the World Table Tennis Contests1926
The size of the playing table tennis table9 feet * 5 feet
Table tennis game table height2.5 feet
World Table Tennis Trophy NameSoyel thing Cup

The game is associated with the word : Racket, Half Volley, Service, Deuce, Let, Foot, Fault, Smash Volley, Grand Slam, Back Hand Drive.

Information of Cricket

Information of Cricket

Cricket’s Place of birthChina.
Cricket pitch’s size22 yards long and 8 feet 8 inches wide
Cricket field structureOval
Number of playersTwo groups, one group of 11 players
Cricket ball’s weight5.5 – 6.5 ounce
Cricket bat’s length and widthLength of 38 inches and width of 4.5 inches
Cricket Stamps length from the soil27 inches
Cricket governing organization nameICC
ICC full nameInternational Cricket Council
ICC was established in15 June 1909
ICC The headquarters of theDUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Test cricket began in 1877
First test match First test match Australia v England, 15-17 March 1877, Melbourne, Australia
Won the country first Test matchAustralia
One-day cricket match has been started5 January , 1971
One Day Cricket match’s suggests thatMarylebone Cricket Club (MCC)
One Day Cricket match was started firstMelbourne, Australia

The game is associated with the word : Innings, Stumped, Duke, Hat Trick, LBW(Leg Before Wicket), Follow On, Googly, Hit Wicket, Inswing, outswing, Stone Walling, Bowling, Silly Point, Gulley, Off Spinner, Leg Spinner, Leg Break, Square Leg, Catch Out, Long On, Long Off, Run Out, Wicket Keeper, Rubber, Extra.