General Knowledge - Sports

Exercise :: Sports - Section 1

67. 

Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics?

A. Milkha Singh
B. P.T.Usha
C. Karnam Malleshwari
D. K.D.Jadhav

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Mr. Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav or KD Jadhav, widely known as 'Pocket Dynamo', was independent India's first individual Olympic medalist when he won the freestyle wrestling bronze medal at the 1952 Helsinki Games

68. 

Which county did speedster Javagal Srinath play for in 1995?

A. Kent
B. Glamorgan
C. Gloucestershire
D. Leicestershire

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

He left in 2003.

69. 

Stripped of his heavyweight title in 1967 for refusing induction into the U.S. military, Muhammad Ali regained the heavyweight championship on October 30, 1974, in Kinshasa, Zaire with an eighth-round knockout of which prizefighter?

A. George Foreman
B. Joe Frazier
C. Leon Spinks
D. Sputnik

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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70. 

Undertaker wrestled Yokozuna at the 1994 "Royal Rumble". This was a Casket Match. Undertaker wrestled in another Casket Match at the 1998 "Royal Rumble". Who did he wrestle?

A. Yokozuna
B. Shawn Michaels
C. Mabel
D. Triple H

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

This was the match that injured Shawn Michaels' back. Undertaker back dropped Shawn on the casket. Undertaker lost this match when Kane interferred.

71. 

With which sport is the 'Choudhury Trophy' associated?

A. Golf
B. Circumnavigation of the earth by car
C. Formula One racing
D. Buggy-Jumping

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Circumnavigating of the earth by car. This trophy has been named after Saloo and Neena Choudhury, ace car rallyists from Calcutta. It's in recognition of the couple's achievement in 1989 when they passed through all six continents in 69 days and repeated the same feat in 1991 in 39 days.

72. 

The nickname of wicketkeeping great Rod Marsh was what?

A. Billabong
B. Swampy
C. Bacchus
D. Lagoon

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Bacchus Marsh is a town in Victoria Australia. He was also known as 'Iron Gloves'.