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Which person won seven gold medals in swimming for the U.S. in the 1972 Olyympic

A) Jack Nicklaus B) Mark Spitz
C) Comaneci D) Gymanodhor

Answer:   B) Mark Spitz



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Q:

Who won the US Open 2018?

A) Brooks Koepka B) Tommy Fleetwood
C) T. Finau D) D. Johnson
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Brooks Koepka

Explanation:

Brooks Koepka shot a final round 68 for 281 (+1) to win his second straight U.S. Open, one stroke ahead of runner-up Tommy Fleetwood, who closed with the sixth round of 63 in U.S. Open history.

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Ezra cup is associated with which sports?

A) Hockey B) Polo
C) Rowing D) Football
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Polo

Explanation:

The Ezra Cup is a popular polo tournament conducted annually in India. The Calcutta Polo Club runs this oldest and first ever Polo Trophy. The first Ezra Cup was held in 1880. After a period of inactivity, it has now been revived by Mr. Keshav Bangur, Calcutta Polo Club's president.

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Who has won the orange cap for scoring the most runs in IPL 2018?

A) Rishabh Pant (Delhi Daredevils) B) Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
C) Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings) D) Kane Williamson (Sunrisers Hyderabad)
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kane Williamson (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Explanation:

Kane Williamson, the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad team has won orange cup for scoring the most runs in IPL 2018.

The orange cap is presented annually in the Indian Premier League to the highest run scorer.

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First woman to win olympic medal for India

A) Mary Kom B) Saina Nehwal
C) Karnam Malleshwari D) P.V. Sindhu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Karnam Malleshwari

Explanation:

The first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal for India was Karnam Malleswari who won a bronze medal at the Sydney Olympics 2000 in the Women's 69 kg category in Weightlifting.

 

Karnam Malleswari is a retired Indian weightlifter. In 1995 she received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest sporting honour, and in 1999 the civilian Padma Shri award.

 

After that Indian women who won Olymic medals to India was : 

 

1. Mary Kom at the London 2012 Summer Olympics won bronze medal in women's boxing.

 

2. Saina Nehwal was the first Indian to win a medal in Badminton at the Olympics, by winning the Bronze medal at the London Olympics 2012.

 

3. Sakshi Malik became the first Indian woman to win a medal in Wrestling. She won the Bronze medal in Women's 58 kg freestyle wrestling in 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio.

 

4. P.V. Sindhu became the first ever Indian woman to win the Silver medal at the Olympics, by reaching the Badminton final at Rio Olympics 2016.

 

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Q:

Arjuna award is given for

A) Excellence in sports B) Excellent service during emergency
C) Bravery in the battle field D) Excellence in archery
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Excellence in sports

Explanation:

The Arjuna Awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in sports. Started in 1961, the award carries a cash prize of ₹ 500,000, a bronze statue of Arjuna and a scroll.

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What was the final score of the super bowl 2018?

A) 33 B) 43
C) 41 D) 38
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 41

Explanation:

The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).

In Super bowl 2018, the Eagles secured a 41-33 victory, and the celebration of the franchise's first Super Bowl victory was on.

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What is the term used in tennis when the score is 40-40?

A) Ace B) Led
C) Deuce D) Tie
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Deuce

Explanation:

When both sides have won the same number of points then: when each side has won one, or two, points, the score is described as "15-all" and "30-all" (or "15-up" and "30-up"), respectively.

However, if each player has won three points, the score is called as "deuce", not "40–all". From that point on in the game, whenever the score is tied, it is described as "deuce", regardless of how many points have been played.

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In which Olympics India has won the most number of medals?

A) Rio Olympics 2016 B) Beijing Olympics 2008
C) London Olympics 2012 D) Athens Olympics 2004
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) London Olympics 2012

Explanation:

Upto now, India has won 28 medals in Olympics from 1896 - 2016. In that

 

Rio Olympics 2016  - 02

Beijing Olympics 2008 - 03

London Olympics 2012 - 06

Athens Olympics 2004 - 01

 

Hence, India has won most number of medals in 2012 Rio Olympics.

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