GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  Who is the only to score ten consecutive 25+ scores in the first ten innings in ODIs in the international Cricket?
Options:
  1. Steven Smith
  2. Stuart Broad
  3. Christopher Broad
  4. Joe Root

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Joe Root is the only cricketer to score ten consecutive 25+ scores in the first ten innings in ODIs Discuss this in Forums

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2:  How many countries did participate in the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games?
Options:
  1. 71
  2. 72
  3. 70
  4. 69

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

The 2010 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XIX Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Delhi 2010, was an international multi-sport event that was held in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010. A total of 6081 athletes from 71 Commonwealth nations and dependencies. There were 71 participating nations at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Discuss this in Forums

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3:  Who was the second teenager to score two or more World Cup goals in the knockout stage in the Football World Cup history?
Options:
  1. Pele
  2. Alcides Ghiggia
  3. Billong Bahanag
  4. Kylian Mbappe

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Kylian Mbappé Lottin is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. At the age of 19, he has been labelled the best young player in the world, and has been projected as the future best player in the world. He was also the second teenager to score two or more World Cup goals in the knockout stage in the Football World Cup history after Pele. Pele scored two goals on that occasion as Brazil defeated Sweden 5-2 to claim the first teenager to score two or more World Cup goals in the knockout in the Football World Cup history in 1958. Discuss this in Forums

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4:  Who is the only wicketkeeper to stump Don Bradman in First-Class cricket?
Options:
  1. Jenni Irani
  2. Nana Joshi
  3. Probir Sen
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Probir Sen is the only wicketkeeper to stump Don Bradman in First-Class cricket. He was also known as Khokhan Sen. Probir Sen stumped Don Bradman off Vinoo Mankad during one of the tour games of the 1948 tour of Australia at the Adelaide Oval. Discuss this in Forums

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5:  Who is the only women Test cricketer with rare distinction of representing Australia at the World Cup both in women cricket and football sports?
Options:
  1. Megan Schutt
  2. Ellyse Perry
  3. Elyse Villani
  4. Beth Mooney

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Perry was in the Australian team as opening bowler that won the 2013 ICC Women's Cricket World Cup in Mumbai, India, in which final she had to have a painkilling injection in her ankle to play. Australian Ellyse Perry has represented Australia at the World Cup in women cricket and football . Perry has the rare distinction of representing Australia in the World Cup for both cricket and football. And both sports are keen to retain the prodigious Perry. Discuss this in Forums

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6:  which cricketer from Zimbabwe scored his first Test runs with a six?
Options:
  1. Henry Olonga
  2. Keith Dabengwa
  3. Adam Huckle
  4. Alester Maregwede

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Keith Mbusi Dabengwa is a Zimbabwean cricketer. Dabengwa is a useful all-rounder who made his First class debut for Matabeleland in 2000, taking 5 for 76, he then spent a season at the CFX Academy being named student of the year before returning to Matabeleland. He is the only cricketer from Zimbabwe who scored his first Test runs with a six. He made his Test debut against New Zealand in Bulawayo taking 2 for 87 and scoring 21 runs starting his test account by scoring a six. Discuss this in Forums

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7:  With which sport the term Bull's eye associated?
Options:
  1. wrestler
  2. track & field sprinter
  3. Shooting/Archery
  4. gymnast

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

A bullseye - sometimes spelled bull's eye - is the center of a target, such as those used in archery. Other targets, like those used in the game of darts or other types of shooting practice, also have hard-to-hit spots in their centers that are also called bullseyes. The origin of the term bullseye is a bit uncertain. Discuss this in Forums

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8:  In which Olympics, cricket was played only in Paris?
Options:
  1. 1908 London Olympics
  2. 1900 Paris Olympics
  3. 1896 Athens Olympics
  4. 1924 Paris Olympics

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

A cricket tournament, played as part of the 1900 Summer Olympics, took place on 19-20 August at the Velodrome de Vincennes. The only match of the tournament was played between teams representing Great Britain and France, and was won by 158 runs by Great Britain. Discuss this in Forums

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9:  Who was the first cricketer to score his first Test runs with a six?
Options:
  1. Carlisle Best
  2. Christopher Broad
  3. Steven Smith
  4. Stuart Broad

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Carlisle Alonza Best is a Barbadian former cricketer who played eight Tests and 24 One Day Internationals for the West Indies. He represented the West Indies at the 1987 World Cup. A right-handed batsman, Best hit his first scoring shot on his Test debut for six runs Discuss this in Forums

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10:  Ashok Gandodra is the only Test cricketer to be born in Brazil - Which country he represented?
Options:
  1. West Indies
  2. India
  3. Pakistan
  4. Sri Lanka

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Ashok Gandotra played two Test matches for India and remains the only Test cricketer to be born in Brazil. Discuss this in Forums

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11:  Which of the following Football team occupies the third position according to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account)?
Options:
  1. Italy
  2. Germany
  3. Denmark
  4. Argentina

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

The FIFA World Cup is an international association football competition established in 1930. It is contested by the men's national teams of the members of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The tournament has taken place every four years, except in 1942 and 1946, when the competition was cancelled due to World War II. The World Cup is the most prestigious association football tournament in the world, as well as the most widely viewed and followed sporting event in the world, exceeding even the Olympic Games.The World Cup champions Italy, with four titles, occupies the third position according to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account) Discuss this in Forums

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12:  In Which state in India, The Polo game originated?
Options:
  1. Mizoram
  2. West Bengal
  3. Jammu & Kashmir
  4. Manipur

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Though Golf is a modern game but it started in India in the Medieval Period. It was first played during the time of Slave dynasty. India is the birthplace of modern polo. The modern game of polo is derived from Manipur, where the game was known as 'Sagol Kangjei', 'Kanjai-bazee', or 'Pulu'. It was the anglicised form of the last, referring to the wooden ball that was used, which was adopted by the sport in its slow spread to the west. The first polo club was established in the town of Silchar in Assam, India, in 1833. The origins of the game in Manipur are traced to early precursors of Sagol Kangjei. Discuss this in Forums

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13:  VVS Laxman was the Indian member from the 100 Test club - What unique record he holds in the international Cricket?
Options:
  1. Not played a single World Cup game
  2. His highest Test score was 199 in the final match
  3. His highest Test score was 281 in the Eden match
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

VVS Laxman only Indian member from the 100 Test club not to play a World Cup game. VVS Laxman is the only Indian cricketer from the 100-Test club not to play a single World Cup game. Discuss this in Forums

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14:  Against which country, Shoaib Malik is the first batsman to be dismissed leg-before by the third umpire? a. , b. c. d. Answer Sri Lanka
Options:
  1. India
  2. West Indies
  3. Pakistan
  4. Sri Lanka

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Shoaib Malik became the first batsman to be dismissed leg-before by the third umpire in the opening match of the Champions Trophy 2002 game against Sri Lanka. Discuss this in Forums

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15:  In Which year Viswanthan Anand became the first Grandmaster in chess in India?
Options:
  1. 1985
  2. 1987
  3. 1990
  4. 1988

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion & the current World Rapid Chess Champion. Anand became India's first Grandmaster in 1988 Discuss this in Forums

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16:  Which of the following Football team occupies the fourth lowest position according to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account)?
Options:
  1. China
  2. East Africa
  3. DR Congo
  4. South Korea

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

The Chinese national football team, recognized as China PR by FIFA, is the national association football team of the People's Republic of China & is governed by the Chinese Football Association. The team is colloquially referred to as "Team China" ,the "National Team". Presently, China occupies the fourth lowest position according to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account). Discuss this in Forums

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17:  Who is the only Indian Test cricketer to take a wicket off his first ball in Test cricket?
Options:
  1. R.P. Singh
  2. Irfan Pathan
  3. Praveen Kumar
  4. Nilesh Kulkarni

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Nilesh Kulkarni is the only Indian to take a wicket off his first ball in Test cricket. Nilesh Kulkarni dismissed Sri Lankan Marvan Atapattu off his first ever ball bowled in Test cricket and remains the only Indian to do so. That was Kulkarni's only moment of joy in the Test as he went wicketless for the next 69.5 overs. Sri Lanka piled up a record-breaking 952 for 6 as Indian bowling looked absolutely toothless. Discuss this in Forums

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18:  Who is the only Indian Test cricketer to be born in Brazil?
Options:
  1. Rajinder Goel
  2. Sunil Joshi
  3. Ashok Gandodra
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Ashok Gandodra is the only Test cricketer to be born in Brazil. Ashok Gandodra played two Test matches for India and remains the only Test cricketer to be born in Brazil. Discuss this in Forums

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19:  Which of the following Football player was the first man to score in every match of every round of the Football World Cup history? ( Brazil,1970)
Options:
  1. Jairzinho
  2. Alcides Ghiggia
  3. Pele
  4. Gyorgy Sarosi

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Jair Ventura Filho better known as Jairzinho is a retired Brazilian footballer. He was nicknamed as "The Hurricane". A quick, skillful, and powerful right winger, known for his finishing ability & eye for goal, he was a member of the legendary Brazilian national team that won the 1970 FIFA World Cup, during which he scored in every game Brazil played & was the first man to score in every match of every round of the Football World Cup history. Discuss this in Forums

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20:  Who is the first recipient of the prestigious 'Dronacharya Award' in Cricket in India?
Options:
  1. Gurcharan Singh
  2. Sunita Sharma
  3. Desh Prem Azad
  4. Ramakant Achrekar

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Desh Prem Azad, the former coach of Kapil Dev and other Test cricketers, died in Mohali on Friday Aug 16, 2013 aged 75 after a brief illness. Desh Prem Azad was an Indian cricketer. In 1986, he was honoured with the Dronacharya Award for his services to cricket coaching. However, it was as coach that he was best known. India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev was the most famous of his students. The other cricketers he coached included Chetan Sharma who took the first hat-trick in Cricket World Cup history, Yograj Singh and Ashok Malhotra. Discuss this in Forums

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