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Sports Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers January 2012, January 30-February 5

Feb 6, 2012 17:12 IST

Sports Current Affairs Quiz have been drafted to test your knowledge about the recent sports events. Sports Current Affairs Quiz for January 2012 will help you increase your knowledge of the different sports events which are organised around the world. Taking the current affairs Sports Quizzes, you will enhance your knowledge of sports and crack questions in the sports section of all competitive exams.

1.    Which team coached by R R Jadeja won its second consecutive Ranji Trophy title by defeating Tamil Nadu  at the MA Chidambaram stadium on 23 January 2012?
a.    Karnataka
b.    West Bengal
c.    Andhra Pradesh
d.    Rajasthan
Answer: (d)

Which Australian batsman was honoured with Austrlia’s  highest civil honour - an officer (AO) in the general division of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the sport of cricket as a leading player?
a.    Ricky Ponting
b.    Adam Gilchrist
c.    Michael Hussey
d.    Andrew Symonds
Answer: (a)

The 2012 men’s final of the Australian Open went past the 2008 Wimbledon final time record, finishing after 5 hours and 53 minutes of play. Who emerged winner in the epic final?
a.    Andy Murray
b.    Roger Federer
c.    Novak Djokovic
d.    Rafael Nadal
Answer: (c)

Name the woman tennnis player who won her win first Grand Slam title by winning in the finals of of the Australian Open 2012.
a.    Victoria Azarenka
b.    Svetlana Kuznetsova 
c.    Maria Sherapova
d.    Caroline Wozniacki
Answer: (a)

5.    Which of the following table tennis players won his maiden national title by defeating a six time champion in the final of the 73rd Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships in Lucknow on 29 January 2012?
a.    A Sharath Kamal
b.    A Amalraj
c.    N Ganeshan
d.    T.Raju
Answer: (b)


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