GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  Who was the oldest scorer in the Football World Cup history?
Options:
  1. Johan Cruyff
  2. Gerd Muller
  3. Franz Beckenbauer
  4. Roger Milla

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Roger Milla of the Cameroon team was the oldest scorer in the Football World Cup history. He was aged 42yrs & 39days when he found the net against Russia in 1994. Brazil won the tournament by defeating Italy in the World Cup in 1994. The 1994 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match that took place at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, United States, Brazil beat Italy 3-2 on penalties to claim their fourth World Cup title when the match finished 0-0 after extra time; this meant that Brazil surpassed Italy and Germany as the tournament's most successful nation. Robberto Baggio of Italy missed the decisive penalty. Discuss this in Forums

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2:  Which of the following Football player was the second man to win the World Cup both as a player & as a manager?
Options:
  1. Didier Deschamps
  2. Franz Beckenbauer
  3. Just Fontaine
  4. Mario Zagalo

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Franz Beckenbauer of West Germany was the third player to win the World Cup in 1974. He was also the third player to win the World Cup as a manager of Germany in 1990. Since Germany got united (West & East) so he became the only player of West Germany & Germany to achieve this. Discuss this in Forums

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3:  The 1982 Football World Cup was won by which of the following nations?
Options:
  1. Italy
  2. Germany
  3. Argentina
  4. Brazil

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

The 1982 Football World Cup was won by Italy defeating West Germany in the finals by 3-1 margin.The "Disgrace of Gijon" is the name given to a 1982 FIFA World Cup football match played between West Germany and Austria at the El Molinón stadium in Gijón, Spain. Italy's Paolo Rossi won the Golden Boot as the tournament's top goalscorer, and the Golden Ball as the tournament's best player (awarded for the first time). Captain and goalkeeper Dino Zoff at 40 also became the oldest player to win the World Cup. Discuss this in Forums

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4:  What is the nationality of the former Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher?
Options:
  1. Russian
  2. British
  3. German
  4. American

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Michael Schumacher is a retired German racing driver who raced in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix, Benetton and Ferrari, where he spent the majority of his career, as well as for Mercedes upon his return to the sport. Widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever & regarded by some as the greatest of all time,Schumacher is the only driver in history to win seven Formula One World Championships, five of which he won consecutively. Michael Schumacher was left in a coma after suffering a terrible head injury while skiing in the French Alps four years ago. The current condition of the 49-year-old German's health remains closely guarded. A little more than a year now, Schumacher was fighting for his life. Discuss this in Forums

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5:  Which team had failed to advance beyond 1st round inspite of remaining unbeaten in all their matches of the 1974 Football World Cup?
Options:
  1. Cuba
  2. Russia
  3. Scotland
  4. Belgium

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Scotland team holds the uncanny & tragic record for failing to advance beyond 1st round inspite of remaining unbeaten in all their matches of the 1974 Football World Cup history which was won by W.Germany defeating Netherlands by 2-1 margin. It was held in West Germany. The tournament marked the first time that the current trophy, the FIFA World Cup Trophy, created by the Italian sculptor Silvio Gazzaniga, was awarded. The previous trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, had been won for the third time by Brazil in 1970 and awarded permanently to the Brazilians. The inspirational Johan Cruyff helped the Netherlands(Dutch) single handedly into the final. Gerd Muller was the inspiration of W.Germany. Johan Cruyff was known as the flying Dutchman in the world. Discuss this in Forums

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6:  Which of the following Football player was the third man to win the World Cup both as a player & as a manager?
Options:
  1. Didier Deschamps
  2. Mario Zagalo
  3. Ciric Milovan
  4. Blas Iglesias Fernandez

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Didier Deschamps of France was the third player to win the World Cup in 1998. He was also the third player to win the World Cup as a manager of France in 2018. He played alongside Zinedine Zidane of France in the World Cup, 1998 Discuss this in Forums

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7:  The term L.B.W. is associated with which sporting discipline ?
Options:
  1. Golf
  2. Cricket
  3. Hockey
  4. Football

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Cricket is regarded as the most popular sport in India & its subcontinent. The term L.B.W. is associated with Cricket. It is one of the type of OUTS. Discuss this in Forums

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8:  India made her debut in which Olympics in the football?
Options:
  1. Tokyo in 1964
  2. London in 1948
  3. Melbourne in 1956
  4. Helsinki in 1952

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

India made her football debut in the London Olympics in 1948 after independence in 1947. Indian football too came agonisingly close to making history at the 1948 Olympics - before going down by a goal to France. A win there could have pushed India's football growth in a different direction. Discuss this in Forums

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9:  Which team had failed to advance beyond 1st round inspite of remaining unbeaten in all their matches of the 2010 Football World Cup?
Options:
  1. New Zealand
  2. Canada
  3. Norway
  4. Sweden

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

New Zealand team holds the uncanny & tragic record for failing to advance beyond 1st round inspite of remaining unbeaten in all their matches of the 2010 Football World Cup which was won by Spain defeating Netherlands by 1-0 margin. Spain lifted the FIFA World Cup for the first time after Andres Iniesta's 116th-minute goal secured a 1-0 victory in the finals for the European champions over the Netherlands at Soccer City. Discuss this in Forums

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10:  Who was the scorer of 100th goal of the 2018 Football World Cup?
Options:
  1. Neymer Jr
  2. Luka Modric
  3. K. Mbappe
  4. Lionel Messi

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Lionel Messi of Argentina was the scorer of 100th goal of the 2018 Football World Cup. His superb goal against Nigeria in the group stage was the 100th strike of this years tournament in Russia. Discuss this in Forums

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11:  Which is the capital of the Latin American Football nation Paraguay?
Options:
  1. Bogota
  2. La Paz
  3. Asuncion
  4. Havana

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

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12:  Konica Cup is associated with which sport?
Options:
  1. Boating
  2. Badminton
  3. discus
  4. Athletics

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Konica Cup is associated with Badminton in the World. Konica Cup was international tournament in Badminton championships in Singapore. It started from February 1987 in Singapore & now played every year. Discuss this in Forums

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13:  With which sport the term Bishop associated?
Options:
  1. Table Tennis
  2. Golf
  3. Hockey
  4. Chess

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

The term Bishop is associated with the indoor sport Chess.Generally, Bishop is associated with the church in Christianity religion. There are always two Bishops in one team. It stays in the two adjoining sides of king & Queen. They move laterally in the game Discuss this in Forums

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14:  Who won the first modern Olympic football?
Options:
  1. France
  2. U.S.A.
  3. Great Britain
  4. Switzerland

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Great Britain won the first football finals by defeating France by 4-0 margin in the first football in modern Olympic in 1900 Discuss this in Forums

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15:  Ezra Cup is associated with which sport?
Options:
  1. Polo
  2. Badminton
  3. Table Tennis
  4. Golf

Answer: Option1

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. Golf is played in Ezra Cup. 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. It was named after David Elias Ezra, a leading Jewish business tycoon in Calcutta in 1880. After years of neglect the Calcutta Polo Club revived it in 2006, at the initiative of Keshav Bangur. Discuss this in Forums

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16:  With which sport the term Brooklands associated?
Options:
  1. boxing
  2. Lawn Tennis
  3. Billiards
  4. Football

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

The term Brooklands was associated with the most popular sport Football in the World. Brooklands Football Club has been operating for years & is situated in Lynwood, Western Australia. Discuss this in Forums

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17:  With which sport the term Ascot associated?
Options:
  1. athletics
  2. track & field sprinter
  3. Circular Race Course
  4. gymnastic

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

The term Ascot was associated with the rare sport called Circular Race Course which is not played in Olympic & Asian games. Discuss this in Forums

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18:  Mahal Trophy is associated with which sport?
Options:
  1. Football
  2. Polo
  3. discus
  4. Boating

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Football is regarded as the most popular sport in the World. It also became popular sport in Pre-Independent India specially in the eastern part & Goa, Kerala. Lots of tournament started during that time. IFA Shield was one of them where MohunBagan Club, the only national club of India, defeated the British & lifted the trophy in 1911. The players played barefooted & defeated the British with Boots which became a landmark match in the history of India. With this success, a lot of tournament started in Pre-Independent India. Thus Mahal Trophy got associated with Football in Pre-Independent India. Discuss this in Forums

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19:  With which sport the term Bully associated?
Options:
  1. Billiards
  2. Hockey
  3. Squash
  4. Rugby

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

The term Bully is rarely used in a modern game of Hockey but it is still a rule in the sport. Discuss this in Forums

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20:  In which of the following nations was the second modern Olympic game held?
Options:
  1. London
  2. Helsinki
  3. Melbourne
  4. Paris

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

The Venue of the second modern Olympic game was Athens in 1900. It was first Olympic of 20th century Discuss this in Forums

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