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100 of the Best Sports Quiz Questions and Answers

100 of the Best Sports Quiz Questions and Answers

This quiz covers 100 of the best sports Quiz questions and answers from sports like Cricket, Football, Rugby, Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball and Golf etc. We’ve tried to put together a compelling and challenging collection of questions that will surely help you to improve your general knowledge.

  • Question of

    For which game Tiger Woods is famous?

    • Basketball
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Pole-Vault
  • Question of

    What is width of goal post in the game of football?

    • 20 feet
    • 22 feet
    • 24 feet
    • 26
  • Question of

    Who won the Gold Medal in football at the Sydney Olympics, 2000?

    • Brazil
    • France
    • Cameroon
    • Spain
  • Question of

    Who is the goal-keeper who played in five Football World Cup tournaments?

    • Antonio Carbajal
    • Gerd Muller
    • Lothar Matthaeus
    • Bryan Robson
  • Question of

    Who is the first Aborigine to win a Gold Medal at the Olympic Games?

    • Maria Mutola
    • Cathy Freeman
    • Lorraine Graham
    • Katherine Merry
  • Question of

    Who was declared be Wisden as “The Best Indian Bowler of the Century” (20th century)?

    • Kapil Dev
    • B.S. Chandrashekhar
    • B.S. Bedi
    • Subhash V.Gupte
  • Question of

    Who was the Captain of the West Indies team that was defeated by the Indian Cricket team in 1983 to win the Prudential World Cup ?

    • Viv Richards
    • Clive Lloyd
    • Richie Richardson
    • Malcolm Marshall
  • Question of

    When was the first Commonwealth Games held?

    • 1934
    • 1930
    • 1938
    • 1948
  • Question of

    In which sports is the participant called pugilist?

    • Wrestling
    • Javelin throw
    • Boxing
    • Sprinter
  • Question of

    What is the maximum permitted length of cricket bat?

    • 32″
    • 34″
    • 36″
    • 38″
  • Question of

    The distance of marathon race is–

    • 28 miles 385 yard
    • 24 miles 385 yard
    • 26 miles 385 yard
    • 25 miles 385 yard
  • Question of

    The term ‘Butterfly Stroke’ is referred to in which sport ?

    • Tennis
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Swimming
  • Question of

    In which game the term ‘Putting’ is used?

    • Hockey
    • Chess
    • Golf
    • Billiards
  • Question of

    Which of the following terms is not associated with Football?

    • Penalty Kick
    • Free Kick
    • Penalty Stroke
    • Off Side
  • Question of

    Who was the First Test Centurion in Indian Cricket?

    • Vinu Mankad
    • C.K. Naidu
    • Lala Amarnath
    • Mansur Ali Pataudi
  • Question of

    The term ‘Beamer’ is associated with

    • Footbal
    • Hockey
    • Cricket
    • Chess
  • Question of

    Which of the following awards is not associated with the field of sports?

    • Arjuna Award
    • Dronacharya Award
    • Dhyan Chand Award
    • Norman Borlaug Award
  • Question of

    Who received the Wisden Award for the ‘Indian Cricketer of the 20th Century’?

    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Kapil Dev
    • Sunil Gavaskar
    • Anil Kumble
  • Question of

    When were the first recorded Olympics held?

    • 825 BC
    • 776 BC
    • 320 BC
    • 80 AD
  • Question of

    Which of the following International Tennis Tournaments is held on grass court?

    • US Open
    • French Open
    • Wimbledon
    • Australian Open
  • Question of

    Thomas Cup is associated with

    • Hockey
    • Football
    • Badminton
    • Basket Ball
  • Question of

    The number of players in each side in Water Polo is

    • 7
    • 9
    • 5
    • 4
  • Question of

    Ryder Cup is related with which sports?

    • Football
    • Golf
    • Badminton
    • Cricket
  • Question of

    Which sports person is nick named Dennis the Menace?

    • Andre Agassi
    • Jim Courier
    • Pete Samprass
    • John McNroe
  • Question of

    Eden Garden (Kolkata) is associated with

    • Basket Ball
    • Football
    • Cricket
    • Hockey
  • Question of

    Who is named as the Flying Sikh of India?

    • Mohinder Singh
    • Ajit Pal Singh
    • Joginder Singh
    • Milkha Singh
  • Question of

    The famous woman Tennis player, who was stabbed during a match, is

    • Steffi Graf
    • Monica Seles
    • Mary Pierce
    • Aranta Sanchez Vicario
  • Question of

    The term ‘Pitcher’ is associated with:

    • Wrestling
    • Boxing
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
  • Question of

    Who is the first Indian cricketer to take a hat-trick of wickets in a Test?

    • B.S. Chandrasekhar
    • E.A.S. Prasanna
    • B.S. Bedi
    • Harbhajan Singh
  • Question of

    Which is the first of the four Grandslam tennis tournaments to be held each year?

    • French Open
    • U.S. Open
    • Wimbedon
    • Australian open
  • Question of

    The first Indian woman to get an Olympic medal is

    • P.T. Usha
    • Karnam Malleswari
    • Ashwini Nachappa
    • Usha Sachdev
  • Question of

    Developed as a less strenuous alternative to basket ball which game was invented in 1895 by William Morgan?

    • Softball
    • Throwball
    • Volleyball
    • Netball
  • Question of

    The word “Jumpball” is associated with

    • Baseball
    • Netball
    • Basketball
    • Softball
  • Question of

    Rangaswami Cup is associated with

    • Wrestling
    • Football
    • Hockey
    • Golf
  • Question of

    Where did the game of Chess originate?

    • India
    • Persia
    • Arabia
    • Europe
  • Question of

    ‘Subroto Cup’ is associated with which game/sports?

    • Hockey
    • Football
    • Basketball
    • Badminton
  • Question of

    With which sport do you associate the name of Rod Laver?

    • Field Hockey
    • Football
    • Water-Polo
    • Lawn Tennis
  • Question of

    The first women to swim across seven important seas is:

    • Chandini
    • Bula Choudhary
    • Mridula Rajiv
    • Priya Shanbhag
  • Question of

    Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th century on 12th March, 2012 while playing in Asia Cup against

    • Bangladesh
    • Sri Lanka
    • Pakistan
    • Afghanistan
  • Question of

    “Ranji Trophy” is associated with

    • Hockey
    • Football
    • Cricket
    • Tennis
  • Question of

    For the first time Common-wealth Games were played in

    • London
    • Canada
    • Brazil
    • Australia
  • Question of

    How many players are there on each side in the game of basketball?

    • 6
    • 7
    • 4
    • 5
  • Question of

    Which of the following trophies is not awarded in cricket?

    • Deodhar Trophy
    • Ashes
    • Ryder Cup
    • Ranji Trophy
  • Question of

    Which was the first country to host the Asian Games?

    • Korea
    • India
    • Japan
    • China
  • Question of

    Where is the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee located?

    • Italy
    • Switzerland
    • Belgium
    • France
  • Question of

    Who among the following is named as “Haryana Hurricane”?

    • Ajay Jadeja
    • Ajay Ratra
    • Kapil Dev
    • Nawab Pataud
  • Question of

    Which player got stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and got banned for life by the International Cycling Union?

    • Nicola Adams
    • Chris Hoy
    • Lance Armstrong
    • Jason Kenny
  • Question of

    “Bull’s eye” is used in the game of

    • Boxing
    • Basketball
    • Polo
    • Shooting
  • Question of

    Which Indian cricketer has written the book, ‘One Day Wonders’ ?

    • Kapil Dev
    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Sunil Gavaskar
    • Ravi Shastri
  • Question of

    ‘Agha Khan Cup’ is related with which of the following sport event?

    • Football
    • Cricket
    • Hockey
    • Tennis
  • Question of

    What is the number of players on each side in Rugby Football?

    • 15
    • 16
    • 12
    • 11
  • Question of

    Who among the following is the first Indian to swim across English Channel?

    • Aarti-Saha
    • Mihir Sen
    • P.K. Bannerji
    • Vikram Merchant
  • Question of

    The highest title in Judo is:

    • Black Belt
    • 10th Dan
    • Yellow Belt
    • 12th Dan
  • Question of

    Who has been named ICC World Cup 2015 Ambassador?

    • Allan Robert Border
    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Sir Issac Vivian Alexander Richard
    • Sanath Teran Jayasuriya
  • Question of

    In which country did the world’s first organised motor race occur?

    • Germany
    • U.S.A.
    • Portugal
    • France
  • Question of

    Wellington Trophy is associated with

    • Rowing
    • Chess
    • Hockey
    • Bridge
  • Question of

    Name the first Indian to be banned for using anabolic steroid in Olympic games:

    • Pratima Kumari
    • Ashwini Akkunji
    • T. Sanmancha Chanu
    • Sumitha Laha
  • Question of

    Which one of the following wood is used in making cricket bats?

    • Linun Usitatissimum
    • Morus Alba
    • Salix Purpurea
    • Cedrus Deodara
  • Question of

    Ezra Cup is associated with which sports?

    • Rowing
    • Polo
    • Hockey
    • Football
  • Question of

    Which of the following is the first cricketer to score 1000 runs in an innings?

    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Vinod Kambli
    • Pranav Dhanawade
    • Virat Kohli
  • Question of

    Who among the following is popularly known as ‘Blade Runner’?

    • Usain Bolt
    • Oscar Carl Pistorious
    • Carl Lewis
    • Ben Johnson
  • Question of

    Beighton Cup is related to which of the following sport?

    • Football
    • Hockey
    • Badminton
    • Cricket
  • Question of

    C.K. Naidu Cup is associated with which of the following sporting events?

    • Tennis
    • Cricket
    • Hockey
    • Golf
  • Question of

    Bridge is the technique used in

    • Athletics
    • Wrestling
    • Weight lifting
    • Karate
  • Question of

    Who is the 1st Indian female amputee to climb Mount Everest?

    • Arunima Sinha
    • Bachendri Pal
    • Santosh Yadav
    • Premlata Agarwal
  • Question of

    The headquarters of FIFA is in

    • Berlin
    • Vienna
    • France
    • Zurcih
  • Question of

    Lady Ratan Tata Trophy’ is related to which game?

    • Basketball
    • Hockey
    • KhoKho
    • Cricket
  • Question of

    How many rings are there in the Olympic flag?

    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
  • Question of

    The term ‘Smasher’ is associated with which sport?

    • Hockey
    • Boxing
    • Volley Ball
    • Cricket
  • Question of

    ‘Davis Cup’ is associated with the game of

    • Cricket
    • Lawn Tennis
    • Badminton
    • Table Tennis
  • Question of

    Prince of Wales Trophy is associated with_____

    • Rugby
    • Hockey
    • Polo
    • Chess
  • Question of

    “Lona” is related to which game?

    • KhoKho
    • Kabaddi
    • Lawn Tennis
    • Badminton
  • Question of

    The term ‘bully’ is connected with which sport?

    • Cricket
    • Hockey
    • Badminton
    • Tennis
  • Question of

    The term “rollin” is used in

    • Cricket
    • Tennis
    • Hockey
    • Golf
  • Question of

    Uber Cup is associated with

    • Football
    • Handball
    • Badminton
    • Squash
  • Question of

    First Indian to score a triple century in Test Cricket

    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Virendra Sehwag
    • Saurav Ganguly
    • MS Dhoni
  • Question of

    Which ground is called the ‘Mecca of Cricket’?

    • Eden Gardens
    • Melbourne Cricket Ground
    • Green Park
    • Lords
  • Question of

    Who is known as the “Hockey Wizard”?

    • Milkha Singh
    • Major Dhyan Chand
    • Dhanraj Pillai
    • Jafar Iqbal
  • Question of

    The first Asian city to host Summer Olympics was ______.

    • Moscow
    • Beijing
    • Tokyo
    • Singapore
  • Question of

    Which country hosted the First Afro-Asian Games?

    • India
    • Japan
    • South Africa
    • Egypt
  • Question of

    Who is the first cricketer to take 10 wickets in an innings?

    • Anil Kumble
    • Jim Laker
    • Michael Holding
    • Malcom Marshall
  • Question of

    Which country hosted the first Cricket world cup?

    • West Indies
    • India
    • England
    • Australia
  • Question of

    Who won the inaugural rugby world cup?

    • New Zealand
    • South Africa
    • Belgium
    • India
  • Question of

    Who won the inaugural cricket world cup?

    • England
    • India
    • West Indies
    • Australia
  • Question of

    Who is the first cricketer to score a century?

    • Charles Bannerman
    • Lala Amarnath
    • Sunil Gavaskar
    • Clive Lloyd
  • Question of

    Who took the first wicket in test cricket?

    • Don Bradman
    • Allen Hill
    • Chris Old
    • John Watkins
  • Question of

    Free-throw is given in this sport

    • Volley Ball
    • Badminton
    • Basketball
    • Cricket
  • Question of

    Free-Hit is given in this sport

    • Football
    • Cricket
    • Tennis
    • Hockey
  • Question of

    ‘Lay up shot’ is a term associated with which of the following games?

    • Volleyball
    • Throwball
    • Basketball
    • Handball
  • Question of

    Where did polo originate?

    • India
    • Britain
    • Persia
    • Canada
  • Question of

    IPL is associated with the game of

    • Hockey
    • Cricket
    • Kabaddi
    • Football
  • Question of

    Who is the first player to score a T20 international century?

    • Rohit Sharma
    • Chris Gayle
    • Virat Kohli
    • David Warner
  • Question of

    Who took the first hat-trick in IPL?

    • Amit Mishra
    • Makhaya Ntini
    • Lakshmipathy Balaji
    • Yuvraj Singh
  • Question of

    Who Scored the first Century in IPL?

    • Michael Hussey
    • Brendon McCullum
    • Andrew Symonds
    • Adam Gilchrist
  • Question of

    Who is regarded as the “God of Cricket”?

    • Sunil Gavaskar
    • Brian Lara
    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Shane Warne
  • Question of

    Who is the first and only cricketer to score hundred international hundreds?

    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Ricky Ponting
    • Brian Lara
    • Jacques kallis
  • Question of

    Who won the first football world cup?

    • Argentina
    • Germany
    • Uruguay
    • Japan
  • Question of

    Asia cup is associated with which game?

    • Cricket
    • Football
    • Tennis
    • Badminton
  • Question of

    ICC Champions trophy is associated with which game?

    • Tennis
    • Cricket
    • Football
    • Golf
  • Question of

    Which is the world biggest cricket league?

    • Indian Premier League (IPL)
    • Big Bash League (BBL)
    • Caribbean Premier League (CPL)
    • Lanka Premier League (LPL)

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