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Who was called the ' Flying Sikh '

A) Ajmer Singh B) Makhan Singh
C) Shamsher Singh D) Milkhan Singh

Answer:   D) Milkhan Singh



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The former cricketer/cricketers who was/were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame 2018 in Dublin, Ireland

A) Claire Taylor B) Ricky Ponting
C) Rahul Dravid D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

Former captains Rahul Dravid of India, Ricky Ponting of Australia and retired England Women wicketkeeper-batter Claire Taylor were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame 2018 during a glittering ceremony in Dublin, Ireland.

 

Former Team India captain Rahul Dravid has become the fifth Indian cricketer after Anil Kumble, Sunil Gavaskar, Bishan Singh Bedi and Kapil Dev to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.

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Which of the following team has won the 37th and final edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy at Breda, the Netherlands?

A) India B) Australia
C) Brazil D) The Netherlands
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Australia

Explanation:

In the summit clash of the 37th and final edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy at Breda, the Netherlands, India lost to defending champions Australia via penalty shoot-off. The match went into the shoot-off after both the teams were locked at 1-1 in regulation time.

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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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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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