Top 100 World Sports GK Most Important Questions Answers

Top 100 World Sports GK Most Important Questions Answers

Sports Quiz 2022-23: General Knowledge subject is critical for most of the competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, Bank PO, Clerk, etc.  Out of all the sections of General Knowledge, “Sports GK” is one of the most important because at least a few questions are asked from Sports General Knowledge section in almost every exam. Also, remembering sports GK questions and answers is considered a bit easier as compared to the other sections of General knowledge.

No.-1.  Who invented the Windsurfing Game?

Answer: Duke Kahanamoku.

No.-2.  Which country won Olympic Gold medals in soccer in 2004 and 2008?

Answer: Argentina.

No.-3.  How often are the Olympic Games held?

Answer: In Every 4 Years.

No.-4.  In the 2008 Olympic Games which Swimmer makes waves?

Answer: Michael Phelps.

No.-5.  How many players are on each side in a Football (soccer) Match?

Answer: 11.

No.-6.  What was the original name for Volleyball?

Answer: Mintonette.

No.-7. Which city was 1912 Summer Olympics Host?

Answer: Stockholm.

No.-8.  Indoor Handball became an Olympic sport in the which year?

Answer: 1972.

No.-9.  Marathon is a long-distance race. What is the official distance of Marathon Race?

Answer: 42.195 kilometres.

No.-10.  Which Trophy is given to the winning team of the National Football League’s Championship Game “Super Bowl”?

Answer: Vince Lombardi Trophy.

No.-11.  In which sport would one find Chukkers?

Answer: Polo.

No.-12.  How often are the Asian Games held?

Answer: Every 4 Years.

No.-13.  Which is a move in Skating?

Answer: Axel.

No.-14.  What is the name of Usain Bolt’s main running coach?

Answer: Glen Mills.

No.-15.  Lacrosse is is a team sport played with what?

Answer: A Ball and Sticks.

No.-16.  Which is the longest Olympic track event?

Answer: The Marathon.

No.-17.  The first sport to be filmed was what?

Answer: Boxing.

No.-18.  Nickname of Basketball Player Mr. Clutch is?

Answer: Jerry West.

No.-19.  As of 2015, who is the CFL’s (Canadian Football League) all-time leading rusher?

Answer: Mike Pringle.

No.-20.  Edmonton’s Canadian Football League team is known as what?

Answer: Eskimos.

No.-21.  1930 FIFA World Cup was won by which team?

Answer: Uruguay National Football Team.

No.-22.  The FIFA World Cup competition is held in every __ years?

Answer: Four.

No.-23. What is Argentina’s Football Anthem?

Answer: Vamos, Vamos Argentina.

No.-24.  In the Bicycle Racing, what is the main body of racers called?

Answer: Peloton.

No.-25.  In which Sport would one find a Loppet?

Answer: Skiing.

No.-26.  Which Sport was the first to be made an event in the Winter Olympic Games?

Answer: Figure Skating.

No.-27.  In the Polo, what is a period of play called?

Answer: Chukka.

No.-28. In which year was women’s singles first played at the Australian Open?

Answer: 1922.

No.-29.  How many rings are there in the Olympic Flag?

Answer: 5.

No.-30.  Who was the 1st woman to compete in Indianapolis 500?

Answer: Janet Guthrie.

No.-31.  Which player holds the record for the longest play in Super Bowl history?

Answer: Jacoby Jones.

No.-32. In 1947 which African American Baseball player was famed for crossing the “color line”?

Answer: Jackie Robinson.

No.-33.  In which country the Golf was invented?

Answer: Scotland.

No.-34.  What is the oldest contested sports trophy match?

Answer: The America’s Cup.

No.-35.  Tennis can be played with either two or four people. Is it true?

Answer: Yes.

No.-36.  A game of Polo is divided into what?

Answer: Chukkas.

No.-37.  Bungee Jumping was first invented at where?

Answer: Bristol.

No.-38. How long must be a Billiard Cue?

Answer: 90 Centimeters.

No.-39.  Which player was the first to win five straight Wimbledon Tennis titles?

Answer: Bjorn Borg.

No.-40. Tiger Woods is the American professional golfer. He was born at where?

Answer: Cypress, California.

No.-41.  Which baseball player holds the record for most professional hits across all Baseball Leagues?

Answer: Ichiro Suzuki.

No.-42. Which boxer proclaimed that “I Am The Greatest”?

Answer: Muhammad Ali.

No.-43.  Which sport did James Naismith invent in 1891?

Answer: Basketball.

No.-44.  What term applies when all Batsmen have been dismissed in the Cricket Match?

Answer: All Out.

No.-45. In how many consecutive games did Joe DiMaggio (Baseball Player) record a hit during his historic 1941 season?

Answer: 56.

No.-46.  Who is famous for “Bending” a Football?

Answer: David Beckham.

No.-47.  When was the 1st FIFA World Cup inaugurated?

Answer: 18 July 1930.

No.-48.  Which of the Grand Slam tournaments is played on Grass Courts?

Answer: Wimbledon.

No.-49.  How many tournaments are there in the Tennis Grand Slam?

Answer: Four.

No.-50.  Which sport is known as “The National Pastime” in the United States?

Answer: Baseball.

No.-51.  Pittsburgh Pirates is the American professional Baseball Team compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of?

Answer: National League.

No.-52.  Name the year did the International Olympic Committee ban the use of performance-enhancing drugs?

Answer: 1967.

No.-53.  In sports which foundation works to detect the use of drugs?

Answer: World Anti-Doping Agency.

No.-54.  What we called it when a catch that is taken after the Football has been kicked at least 15 meters?

Answer: Mark.

No.-55.  What is the highest number of goals scored by a player in a single VFL/AFL match?

Answer: 18.

No.-56.  Who is the Youngest Golfer ever to win the U.S. Junior Amateur title?

Answer: Tiger Woods.

No.-57.  In the Cricket match, what is the name of the player who delivers the ball?

Answer: Bowler.

No.-58. How often is the Football World Cup held?

Answer: 4 Years.

No.-59.  Which Automobile Race is held annually in Indianapolis?

Answer: The Indy 500.

No.-60.  Asian Games (1951) was held in first time at which city?

Answer: New Delhi.

No.-61.  In the Swimming Games, sidestroke was originally used with __ submerged?

Answer: Both Arms.

No.-62.  Is Polo an Olympic Sport?

Answer: Yes.

No.-63.  What organization manages the Olympic Games?

Answer: International Olympic Committee.

No.-64.  Who was the first president of the National Football League?

Answer: Jim Thorpe.

No.-65.  Which Baseball Player was nicknamed as “The Iron Horse”?

Answer: Lou Gehrig.

No.-66.  Who was the 1st recorded person to swim the English Channel for sport?

Answer: Matthew Webb.

No.-67.  What is the Motto of the Olympics?

Answer: Citius, Altius, Fortius.

No.-68.  Which colors are found on the rings of the Olympic Flag?

Answer: Blue, Yellow, Black, Green and Red.

No.-69. The 1972 Olympic Games were held in which country?

Answer: Germany.

No.-70.  Which Baseball Team was once called the New York Highlanders?

Answer: New York Yankees.

No.-71. Which terms is very important to the Scuba Divers?

Answer: Absolute Pressure.

No.-72. In which year the first Cricket World Cup was held?

Answer: 1975.

No.-73.  On May 22, 2010, which one became the youngest climber to reach the top of Mount Everest?

Answer: Jordan Romero at the age of 13.

No.-74.  Who was the youngest Golfer ever to win the sport’s Grand Slam?

Answer: Tiger Woods.

No.-75.  When a mountain climber stops a fall, what it is called?

Answer: Arrest.

No.-76.  Which country hosted the 2006 FIFA World Cup?

Answer: Germany.

No.-77.  A score of 111 by a Cricket Batsman or a team is known by what?

Answer: Nelson.

No.-78. In 1976 which country won the first women’s Olympic Handball Gold medal?

Answer: The Soviet Union.

No.-79.  Who invented the Basketball Game?

Answer: James Naismith.

No.-80. Which athletes was an American Indian from Oklahoma?

Answer: Jim Thorpe.

No.-81.  How long is the route of the Tour de France in kilometres?

Answer: 3,600 Kilometres.

No.-82. The Center Court at Wimbledon is also known by what famous postcode?

Answer: SW19.

No.-83.  In the Automobile Racing, a checkered flag signals is end of what?

Answer: A Session.

No.-84.  What is the president of a Woman’s Archery Tournament called?

Answer: Lady Paramount.

No.-85.  For how many days is a Cricket Test match scheduled?

Answer: Five Days.

No.-86.  What was the nickname of Baseball player George Herman Ruth?

Answer: Babe.

No.-87.  Where is the headquarter of the ICC (International Cricket Council)?

Answer: Dubai (UAE).

No.-88. What is the field of play called in Fencing?

Answer: Piste.

No.-89.  What is the world governing body of the Tennis?

Answer: International Tennis Federation.

No.-90. International Olympic Committee have its headquarters in which country?

Answer: Switzerland.

No.-91.  The term “Love” is the term in Tennis refers to what?

Answer: A Score of Zero.

No.-92.  Which makes up part of a volleyball court?

Answer: Attacking Line.

No.-93.  In a Franchise’s First Super Bowl win, which team holds the record for the largest margin of victory?

Answer: Seattle Seahawks.

No.-94.  In Lawn Bowling, what is the target ball called?

Answer: Jack.

No.-95.  What are the 2 required lifts in Olympic Weightlifting?

Answer: Snatch and Clean and Jerk.

No.-96.  What color is used for a warning in Automobile Racing?

Answer: Yellow.

No.-97.  What is a nickname for the ball in an Aussie rules match?

Answer: Prune.

No.-98.  How long does a Football (soccer) Match last?

Answer: 90 minutes.

No.-99.  Who was the first person to have his picture taken on the summit of Everest?

Answer: Tenzing Norgay.

No.-100.  In what year was the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament was 1st held?

Answer: 1877.

Top 100 GK Questions On Cricket World Cup

All Cricket World Cup 2019 GK Questions Answers

No.-1.  In which years ICC Cricket World Cup’s were held in England and Wales?

Answer: 1975, 1979, 1983, 1999 and Now in 2019.

No.-2.  2019 ICC Cricket World Cup hosted by which country?

Answer: England and Wales.

No.-3.  2019 ICC Cricket World Cup was schedule from which dates?

Answer: 30 May 2019 to 14 July 2019.

No.-4.  How many teams played in 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 10 Teams.

No.-5. How many matches were scheduled for 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 48 matches.

No.-6.  Who organized the Cricket World Cup 2019?

Answer: International Cricket Council (ICC).

No.-7.  How many referees were announced for Cricket World Cup 2019 by International Cricket Council?

Answer: Six (6) i.e, Chris Broad, David Boon, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Andy Pycroft and Richie Richardson.

No.-8.  At which stadium the world cup final match (Cricket World Cup 2019) played by winners of semi-finals?

Answer: Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.

No.-9.  Lord’s Cricket Ground was established in which year?

Answer: 1814.

No.-10. Before Cricket World Cup 2019, in which year the world cup was last played?

Answer: 2015.

No.-11.  Who was the captain of Indian Cricket Team in the Cricket World Cup 2019?

Answer: Virat Kohli.

Cricket World Cup 2015 GK Questions Answers

No.-12.  2015 Cricket World Cup was played between which dates?

Answer: 14 February to 29 March, 2015.

No.-13.  How many team played in 2015 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 14 teams.

No.-14.  Which countries hosted the 2015 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: New Zealand and Australia.

No.-15.  In the 2015 Cricket World Cup, how many matches were played?

Answer: 49 matches.

No.-16. How many venues were organized for 2015 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 14 venues.

No.-17.  Which team won the 2015 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Australia (by 7 wickets).

No.-18.  What was the rank of India in 2015 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 3rd rank.

No.-19.  How many runs were made by India against Australia in Semi-final match of 2015 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 233 (Australia made 328 runs).

No.-20.  How many runs were made by New Zealand against Australia in Final Match of 2015 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 183 (Australia made 186 runs).

No.-21. Final match of 2015 Cricket World Cup was played at where?

Answer: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Cricket World Cup 2011 GK Questions Answers

No.-22.  2011 Cricket World Cup was hosted in which countries?

Answer: India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

No.-23. In 2011 Cricket World Cup which Indian player was declared as man of the tournament after final match?

Answer: Yuvraj Singh.

No.-24. 2011 Cricket World Cup won by which team?

Answer: India.

No.-25. India won 2011 Cricket World Cup by?

Answer: 6 wickets.

No.-26.  2011 Cricket World final match was played between which teams?

Answer: Sri Lanka and India.

No.-27.  2011 Cricket World final match was played at which stadium?

Answer: Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

No.-28.  2011 Cricket World opening ceremony was programmed at where?

Answer: At Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka.

No.-29.  How many national cricket teams participated in 2011 Cricket World?

Answer: 14 teams.

No.-30. Quarter-finals match of 2011 Cricket World was played between India and Australia. In this match India won by how many wickets?

Answer: 5 wickets.

Cricket World Cup 2007 GK Questions Answers

No.-31.  2007 Cricket World was hosted by which country?

Answer: West Indies.

No.-32.  2007 Cricket World was won by which team?

Answer: Australia.

No.-33.  2007 Cricket World final match was played between which two cricket teams?

Answer: Sri Lanka and Australia.

No.-34.  How many runs were made by team Australia in 2007 Cricket World?

Answer: 281.

No.-35.  Australia won final 2007 Cricket World match with how many runs?

Answer: 53 runs.

No.-36.  2007 Cricket World was schedule for which dates?

Answer: 13 March to 28 April, 2007.

No.-37.  Which team coach was found dead on 18 March 2007 (during 2007 Cricket World days)?

Answer: Pakistan coach ‘Bob Woolmer’.

No.-38.  How many teams played in 2007 Cricket World?

Answer: 16 teams.

No.-39.  In 2007 Cricket World, how many matches were played between all teams?

Answer: 51 matches.

No.-40.  In a semi-final match (2007 Cricket World) between South Africa and Australia, how many runs were made by South Africa?

Answer: 149 runs.

Cricket World Cup 2003 GK Questions Answers

No.-41.  2003 Cricket World Cup was which edition of Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Eighth Edition.

No.-42.  Which team won the 2003 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Australia.

No.-43.  2003 Cricket World Cup co-hosted by which countries?

Answer: At South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya.

No.-44.  What was the schedule of 2003 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 9 February to 23 March, 2003.

No.-45. 2003 Cricket World Cup final match was played by which two teams?

Answer: Australia and India.

No.-46.  How many runs were made by Australia in final match of 2003 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 359 runs.

No.-47.  Australia won the 2003 Cricket World Cup by how many runs?

Answer: 125 Runs.

No.-48.  In the 2003 Cricket World Cup, Sri Lanka made 123 runs in how many overs while there opposite team Australia made 212 runs in Semi-final match on 18 March 2003?

Answer: 38.1 overs were played by Sri Lanka.

No.-49.  In 2003 Cricket World Cup, India won by 91 runs against which cricket team in a Semi-final match held on 20 March 2003?

Answer: Sri Lanka.

No.-50. Australia Captain ‘Ricky Ponting’ made how many runs and sixes in 2003 Cricket World Cup final match against India?

Answer: 140 Runs with 8 Sixes.

Cricket World Cup 1999 GK Questions Answers

No.-51.  1999 Cricket World Cup matches were played at where?

Answer: Wales, England, Scotland, Ireland and Netherlands.

No.-52.  1999 Cricket World Cup matches held between which dates?

Answer: 14 May 1999 to 20 June 1999.

No.-53.   Which team won the 1999 Cricket World Cup final?

Answer: Australia.

No.-54.  Which team was Runners-up in 1999 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Pakistan.

No.-55. Which player made highest runs in 1999 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Rahul Dravid made 461 runs.

No.-56. Australia won 1999 Cricket World Cup by how many wickets?

Answer: 8 wickets.

No.-57.  1999 Cricket World final match was held at where?

Answer: Lord’s Stadium, London.

No.-58. How many runs were made by Australia in 1999 Cricket World final match?

Answer: 133 runs.

No.-59.  In a Semi-final match held (1999 Cricket World) between New Zealand and Pakistan, how many runs were made by New Zealand?

Answer: 241 Runs.

No.-60.  Which teams got placed in Super Six in 1999 Cricket World matches?

Answer: India, Pakistan, South Africa, Zimbabwe, New Zealand and Australia.

Cricket World Cup 1996 GK Questions Answers

No.-61.  1996 Cricket World Cup was hosted by which countries?

Answer: India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

No.-62.  Which team won the 1996 Cricket World Cup final match?

Answer: Sri Lanka.

No.-63.  How many teams played the 1996 Cricket World Cup matches?

Answer: 12 teams.

No.-64. How many matches were played in the 1996 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 37 matches.

No.-65.  Sri Lanka won by who many wickets in the final match of 1996 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 7 Wickets.

No.-66. On which date the final match of 1996 Cricket World Cup was held?

Answer: 17 March, 1996.

No.-67.  In the Semi-final match (of 1996 Cricket World Cup) between Australia and West Indies on 14 March, 1996. Australia won by how many runs?

Answer: 5 Runs.

No.-68. 1996 Cricket World Cup final match was held in which stadium?

Answer: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

No.-69.  Which player was leading run scorers in 1996 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Sachin Tendulkar (523 runs).

No.-70.  Who was leading wicket taker in the 1996 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Anil Kumble (15 wickets).

Cricket World Cup 1992 GK Questions Answers

No.-71. 1992 Cricket World Cup was hosted by which countries?

Answer: Australia and New Zealand.

No.-72.  When 1992 Cricket World Cup matches played by teams?

Answer: 22 February to 25 March, 1992.

No.-73.  In a Semi-final match (1992 Cricket World Cup) played between New Zealand and Pakistan on 21 March-2019, who won this match?

Answer: Pakistan won by 4 wickets.

No.-74.  1992 Cricket World Cup final match was won by which team?

Answer: Pakistan won by 22 runs.

No.-75.  In which stadium the final match of 1992 Cricket World Cup was held?

Answer: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia.

No.-76. In 1992 Cricket World Cup how many matches were played?

Answer: 39 Matches.

No.-77.  How many teams participated in 1992 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 9 Teams.

No.-78.  Who was Runners-up team in the 1992 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: England.

No.-79.  Who was leading wicket taker in the 1992 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Wasim Akram (from Pakistan team) took 18 wickets.

No.-80.  Who was leading run scorer in the 1992 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: New Zealand Cricketer – Martin Crowe (he made 456 runs).

Cricket World Cup 1987 GK Questions Answers

No.-81.  1987 Cricket World Cup final match was won by which country?

Answer: Australia.

No.-82. Australia won by how many runs to grab 1987 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 7 Runs (England was runners-up).

No.-83.  1987 Cricket World Cup was held between which dates and where?

Answer: 8 October–8 November 1987 at India and Pakistan.

No.-84.  Who was leading run scorer in 1987 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Graham Gooch from England team (he made 471 runs).

No.-85.  Who was leading wicket taker in 1987 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Craig McDermott from Australia team (he took 18 wickets).

Cricket World Cup 1983 GK Questions Answers

No.-86. 1983 Cricket World Cup matches were held between which dates?

Answer: 9 June to 25 June 1983 at England and Wales.

No.-87.  1983 Cricket World Cup title won by which country?

Answer: India.

No.-88.  How many team participated in 1983 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 8 teams (played total 27 matches).

No.-89.  Who was leading wicket taker in 1983 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Roger Binny from India team (he took 18 wickets).

No.-90. Who was leading run scorer in the 1983 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: David Gower from England team (he made 384 runs).

Cricket World Cup 1979 GK Questions Answers

No.-91.  Second edition of the Cricket World Cup ‘1979 Cricket World Cup’ was held between which dates and where?

Answer: 9 June 1979 to 23 June 1979 at England.

No.-92.  Who won the 1979 Cricket World Cup final match?

Answer: West Indies (won by 92 runs).

No.-93.  Final match of 1979 Cricket World Cup was played at which ground?

Answer: Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.

No.-94.  Who was leading run scorer in 1979 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Gordon Greenidge from West Indies (he made 253 runs).

No.-95.  Who was leading wicket taker in the 1979 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Mike Hendrick from England (he took 10 wickets).

Cricket World Cup 1975 GK Questions Answers

No.-96.  The First Edition of Cricket World Cup ‘1975 Cricket World Cup’ was held in which country?

Answer: England (from 7 June 1975 to 21 June 1975).

No.-97.  1975 Cricket World Cup title was won by which cricket team?

Answer: West Indies (won by 17 runs).

No.-98.  Who was leading run scorer in the 1975 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Glenn Turner from New Zealand (he made 333 runs).

No.-99.  Which team was runners-up in the 1975 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Australia.

No.-100.  1975 Cricket World Cup final match was held in which cricket ground?

Answer: At Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.

Top 20 GK Question Related To FIFA World Cup

No.-1.  Under Confederation of African Football, how many members are there?

Answer: 56 members.

No.-2.  How many confederations are recognized by FIFA?

Answer: 6.

No.-3. How many National associations are member of FIFA?

Answer: 211 National associations.

No.-4.  “2018 FIFA World Cup” final match (played on 15th July, 2018) won by which team?

Answer: France won (4-2). Final match was played between Croatia and France.

No.-5. How many members are in Oceania Football Confederation?

Answer: 11 members.

No.-6. When FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) was founded?

Answer: 21 May 1904.

No.-7. Where is the Headquarters of FIFA?

Answer: Zurich, Switzerland.

No.-8. When was International Football Association Board founded?

Answer: 1886, headquarter at Zurich, Switzerland.

No.-9.  When the United States become member of FIFA?

Answer: In 1914.

No.-10.  Stanley Rous was the president of FIFA. When he took the office?

Answer: 28 September 1961 to 8 May 1974.

No.-11. India comes under which Football Confederation in the world?

Answer: South Asian Football Federation of the ‘Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’.

No.-12.  How many teams were played in “FIFA World Cup 2018”?

Answer: 32 teams.

No.-13.  Which team was the winner of FIFA World Cup 2014?

Answer: Germany.

No.-14. Uruguay team was the first team to win FIFA First World Cup in which year?

Answer: 1930.

No.-15. Which team was the winner in 2010 FIFA World Cup?

Answer: Spain.

No.-16.  How many team were participated in 2014 FIFA World Cup?

Answer: 32 teams.

No.-17. Which team have won most titles of FIFA World Cup?

Answer: Brazil (won total 5 FIFA World Cup).

No.-18. What is the number of registered players in a single team for FIFA World Cup?

Answer: 23 players (from 2002 onwards).

No.-19. Name the Host country in 2010 FIFA World Cup?

Answer: South Africa.

No.-20.  1950 FIFA World Cup was held in which country?

Answer: Brazil. (Uruguay won the title).

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