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Sports Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers December 2012, December 24-December 30

The sports current affairs quiz provided to you this week will help you brush up your knowledge in the sports arena

Jan 2, 2013 16:35 IST
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The sports current affairs quiz provided to you this week will help you brush up your knowledge in the sports arena. You would be able to know the answers of various current affairs associated with sports. By answering the questions asked here, you would be able to focus by and large on the sports events that took place throughout this week.

1. Name the top luge athlete who won the gold medal for second time successively and set the Asian record of 49.590 seconds in the Asian Championship
a) Shiva Keshavan of India
b) Hidenari Kanayama of Japan
c) Kim Dong Hyeon of Korea
d) Yamaura Yohan of Japan
Answer: (a) Shiva Keshavan of India

2. Which Indian Female shooter of Rajasthan on 24 December 2012 won Women’s Air Rifle Gold in the Sahara 56th National Shooting Championship
a) Tejaswini Sawant
b) Apurvi Chandela
c) Shagun Chowdhary
d) Anjali Sahoo
Answer: (b) Apurvi Chandela

3. Name the Australian veteran cricketer who on 29 December 2012 announced that he would retire from Test cricket after playing the final match of the series against Sri Lanka at Sydney starting on 3 January 2012.
a) Michael Hussey
b) Ricky Ponting
c) Shane Watson
d) Michael Clarke
Answer: (a) Michael Hussey

4. Name the I-League football club which on 29 December 2012 slapped with a two-year suspension by the All India Football Federation (AIFF)
a) East Bengal
b) Pailan Arrows
c) Mohun Bagan
d) Prayag United
Answer: (c) Mohun Bagan

5.
Name the tennis player who on 29 December 2012 won World Tennis Championship final against Spanish tennis player Nicolas Almagro.
(a) Novak Djokovic
(b) Andy Murray
(c) Rafael Nadal
(d) Roger Federer
Answer: (a) Novak Djokovic

 

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