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Exercise :: Sports - Latest Current Affairs

  • Sports - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

How many new events have to be added to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games?

A. 11
B. 7
C. 5
D. 4

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Planning for its next three Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has added seven medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, published a 2020 Tokyo Olympics schedule with no agreement on when to race swimming finals, and set a timetable to add new sports to the 2024 Paris Olympics. The next Winter Olympics will now include: women's monobob, Big Air freestyle skiing for men and women, plus mixed team events in short track speed skating, ski jumping, ski aerials and snowboardcross.

2. 

What is the position of India in the FIH rankings?

A. 7th
B. 4th
C. 5th
D. 8th

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India has improved one spot and has reached the 5th position in the men's hockey world rankings released by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). India has improved due to its second consecutive runner-up finish at the Champions Trophy in Breda, Netherlands. Australia, that had won the Champions Trophy, remained on the top spot.

3. 

The Official mascot of FIFA World Cup 2018?

A. Zabivaka
B. Ishikova
C. Mituako
D. Xiamio

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Zabivaka - "the one who scores" (in Russian) is a wolf who radiates fun, charm and confidence was the Official mascot of FIFA World Cup 2018. It has brown and white fur, wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words "RUSSIA 2018" and orange sports goggles. This was designed by Ekaterina Bocharova.

4. 

India bagged __________ medals in the 7th World Junior Wushu Championships.

A. 8
B. 9
C. 7
D. 10

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Indian team bagged nine medals including four silver and five bronze in the 7th World Junior Wushu championships held in Brasilia, Brazil. In the Sanshou discipline, Babulu (42 kg, subjunior), Saleem (56 kg, subjunior), Savita (48 kg, junior) and Rohit (80kg, junior) won the silver medal, while Himanshu (56 kg, junior), Shruti (60kg, junior), Janhvi (52 kg, junior) claimed bronze medals. In the Taolu discipline, Karanjit Taijiquan and Karanjit Taijijian won two bronze medals.

5. 

Who won the 2018 women singles Wimbledon tennis tournament?

A. Maria Sharapova
B. Simona Halep
C. Angelique Kerber
D. Serena Williams

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Angelique Kerber has won the 2018 women singles' Wimbledon tennis tournament by defeating 7-time winner Serena Williams by 6-3 6-3. With the win, Kerber has become the first German woman to win the title since Steffi Graf in 1996. Serena was bidding a record-equaling 24th major trophy.