GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  Who was the only cricketer to have most wickets without playing a World Cup?
Options:
  1. Praveen Kumar
  2. Irfan Pathan
  3. R.P. Singh
  4. Yusuf Pathan

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Irfan Pathan has most wickets without playing a World Cup. Rest three are also same but not highest wicket taker as a bowler. Irfan Pathan has 173 ODI wickets which is the highest wickets for a bowler who has not played a single World Cup game. Irfan Pathan is the only bowler to pick up a hat-trick in the first over of a Test match.Pathan became the second Indian to take a hattrick in Test cricket when he achieved this feat against Pakistan at National Stadium, Karachi in 2006. This is the only hattrick recorded in the first over of the Test match. Discuss this in Forums

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2:  Who was the youngest Grandmaster in chess in India?
Options:
  1. Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu
  2. P. Harikrishna
  3. Viswanthan Anand
  4. Parimarjan Negi

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Parimarjan Negi (born 9 February 1993) is the youngest Indian chess grandmaster. He achieved the grandmaster title at the age of 13 years, 4 months, and 20 days, which makes him the fourth youngest grandmaster in history, behind Sergey Karjakin,Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu & Nodirbek Abdusattorov. Discuss this in Forums

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3:  Who was the first player to score the very first goal in the Football World Cup history?
Options:
  1. Lucein Laurent
  2. Silvio Gazzaniga
  3. Ciric Milovan
  4. Blas Iglesias Fernandez

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Lucien Laurent was a French association football player who played as a forward. Playing for France, he scored the first ever FIFA World Cup goal history. On 13 July 1930, the day of the opening match of the first World Championship in Uruguay between France and Mexico, he made history in the Pocitos Stadium. Lucien Laurent, who had travelled to the World Cup in 1934 on a boat for two weeks along with opponents Belgium and Romania, had no idea what he'd started when he struck a 19th minute first-time shot into the net against Mexico.France's Lucien Laurent, was fondly known as "Lulu". Discuss this in Forums

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4:  When did the unique distinction of scoreboard entry - "Lillee c Willey b Dilley" occurred?
Options:
  1. 1978-79 Ashes Test
  2. 1970-71 Ashes Test
  3. 1978-79 Bloemfontein Test
  4. 1974-75 Ashes Test

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

This famous scorebook entry occurred during the 1978-79 Ashes Test at WACA. Australia's Dennis Lillee was caught in the gully by Peter Willey off Graham Dilley's bowling. Discuss this in Forums

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5:  Which team are the only team to have played in every tournament till date?
Options:
  1. Germany
  2. Paraguay
  3. Italy
  4. Brazil

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Brazil have won five times, and they are the only team to have played in every tournament. The other World Cup winners are Germany and Italy, with four titles each; Argentina, France and inaugural winner Uruguay, with two titles each; and England and Spain with one title each. 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 Discuss this in Forums

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6:  Who was the first teenager to score two or more World Cup goals in the knockout stage in the Football World Cup history? /
Options:
  1. Maradona
  2. Kylian MbappPelee
  3. Cafu
  4. Pele

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

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. 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. Discuss this in Forums

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7:  Who is the first Indian tennis player to win a grand slam tournament?
Options:
  1. Vijay Amritraj
  2. Ramanathan Krishnan
  3. Leander Paes
  4. Mahesh Bhupati

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi is a retired Indian professional tennis player. In 1997, he became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament with Rika Hiraki. With his win at the Australian Open mixed doubles in 2006, he joined the elite group of eight tennis players who have achieved a career Grand Slam in mixed doubles. Bhupathi was appointed as India's next non-playing Davis Cup captain and took over the reins from Anand Amritraj in February 2017. Discuss this in Forums

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8:  Who became the first player in the Football World Cup history to be sent off on two different occasions?
Options:
  1. Zinedine Zidane
  2. Placido Galindo
  3. Gyorgy Sarosi
  4. Alcides Ghiggia

Answer: Option2

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. Placido Galindo was the first player to be sent off in a World Cup match, on 18 June 1998 when five players received a red card across two different first round matches. Zinedine Zidane replicated this in 1998 and 2006. 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 Discuss this in Forums

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9:  Who is the first & only Indian sportsperson to compete at seven Olympic Games?
Options:
  1. Mahesh Bhupati
  2. Leander Paes
  3. Randhir Singh
  4. Karni Singh

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Leander Adrian Paes is an Indian professional tennis player who is considered to be one of the consecutive Olympic appearances from 1992 to 2016, making him the first Indian and only tennis player to compete at seven Olympic Games. Discuss this in Forums

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10:  Which of the following Football team occupies the second lowest position according to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account)?
Options:
  1. Haiti
  2. East Africa
  3. DR Congo
  4. Zimbabwe

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

DR Congo national football team (formerly the Zaire national football team) have appeared in the finals of the FIFA World Cup on one occasion in 1974 when they were known as Zaire. They were the first Sub-Saharan African team to participate in a World Cup Finals. Despite respectable performances against Scotland and Brazil they were defeated in all three matches with a total goal difference of 0-14. According to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account), it occupies the second lowest position. Discuss this in Forums

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11:  Who achieved the unique distinction of taking a wicket in the first over of his Test, T20I and ODI debut?
Options:
  1. Shaminda Eranga
  2. Kapil Dev
  3. Shane Watson
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Shaminda Eranga achieved the unique distinction of taking a wicket in the first over of his Test, T20I and ODI debut. Shaminda Eranga dismissed Gautam Gambir in his first over on his T20 International debut. He dismissed Brad Haddin on his debut ODI debut again in his first over. In Tests Australian Shane Watson was dismissed in Eranga's first ever over. Discuss this in Forums

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12:  Who was the the only Indian bowler to pick up a hat-trick in the first over of a Test match?
Options:
  1. Irfan Pathan
  2. Anil Kumble
  3. Kapil Dev
  4. Bishan Singh Bedi

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Irfan Pathan is the only bowler to pick up a hat-trick in the first over of a Test match. Pathan became the second Indian to take a hattrick in Test cricket when he achieved this feat against Pakistan at National Stadium, Karachi in 2006. This is the only hattrick recorded in the first over of the Test match. Irfan Pathan has most wickets without playing a World Cup. Irfan Pathan has 173 ODI wickets which is the highest wickets for a bowler who has not played a single World Cup game. Discuss this in Forums

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13:  Which of the following Football team occupies the first position according to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account)?
Options:
  1. Brazil
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Argentina

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Brazil are the only team to have played in every tournament of the FIFA Football World Cup till date. Brazil are five times champion in the World Cup final in the history. So they occupies the first position according to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account) Discuss this in Forums

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14:  Who is the first active sportsperson & cricketer to be nominated for Rajya Sabha membership?
Options:
  1. Navjot Singh Sidhu
  2. Sunil Gavaskar
  3. Kapil Dev
  4. Sachin Tendulkar

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Sachin Tendulkar has accepted the Rajya Sabha nomination proposed by the Congress. He is the first active sportsperson and cricketer to have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha or Upper House on April 26, 2012. Discuss this in Forums

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15:  How many times have Germany been in the World Cup final in the history?
Options:
  1. seven times
  2. eight times
  3. six times
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option2

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. Germany had been the 8 times, most in the World Cup final though they won 4 times, 1 less than Brazil till date. 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 Discuss this in Forums

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16:  Who was the the only person to hit a six off his first ball in Test cricket?
Options:
  1. Brendon McCullum
  2. Tom Latham
  3. James Neesham
  4. Mark Craig

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Mark Donald Craig is a New Zealand Test cricketer who plays first-class cricket for Otago. A spin bowler, he bowls right-arm off spin, and bats left-handed. He fields predominantly at second-slip. Mark Craig is the only person to hit a six off his first ball in Test cricket. Mark Craig hit his first ball of Test cricket for a six off Suleiman Benn over long-off in the 2014 Jamaica Test. This is the only instance in Test cricket. Discuss this in Forums

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17:  Who is the first recipient of the Rajiv Khel Ratna Award?
Options:
  1. Sunil Gavaskar
  2. Sachin Tendulkar
  3. Milka Singh
  4. Viswanathan Anand

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, officially known as Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in Sports and Games, is the highest sporting honour of the Republic of India. The award is named after Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India who served the office from 1984 to 1989. It is awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The recipient(s) is/are selected by a committee constituted by the Ministry and is honoured for their "spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports over a period of four years" at international level. As of 2017, the award comprises a medallion, a certificate, and a cash prize of ?7.5 lakh (US$11,000). The first recipient of the award was Chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand, who was honoured for the performance in the year 1991-92. Discuss this in Forums

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18:  Which of the following Football team occupies the lowest position according to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account)?
Options:
  1. DR Congo
  2. El Salvador
  3. North Korea
  4. Malaysia

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

El Salvador have appeared in the finals of the FIFA World Cup on two occasions in 1970 and 1982.but have never progressed beyond the first stage of a finals tournament. According to the FIFA Football World Cup table (Taking all matches into account) it occupies the lowest position. Discuss this in Forums

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19:  Who was the only cricketer to score 150 in each innings of a Test match history?
Options:
  1. Sachin Tendulkar
  2. Gary Kirsten
  3. Allan Border
  4. Sunil Gavaskar

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Allan Border was the only cricketer to score 150 in each innings of a Test match. Allan Border scored 150 not out and 153 against Pakistan in the 1980 Lahore Test. This remains the only instance in Test cricket where a batsman has hit 150 in each innings. Discuss this in Forums

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20:  Which team had been the most in the World Cup final?
Options:
  1. Brazil
  2. Italy,
  3. Paraguay
  4. Germany

Answer: Option4

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. Germany had been the 8 times, most in the World Cup final though they won 4 times, 1 less than Brazil till date. Discuss this in Forums

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