Sports Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers January 2013, January 28-February 3

To polish your knowledge about the sports arena and to keep you in touch with the latest sports happenings, jagranjosh.com has created the series of quizzes...

Created On: Feb 4, 2013 18:39 ISTModified On: Apr 9, 2013 17:00 IST

To polish your knowledge about the sports arena and to keep you in touch with the latest sports happenings, jagranjosh.com has created the series of quizzes. Solve the quizzes and brush your preparation for the competitive exams scheduled for future.

1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the captain of Indian Cricket team was recently appointed as the Vice-President of a corporate house. Name the corporate house that appointed Dhoni as its Vice-President?
a) Cement India Limited
b) India Cements
c) Indian Cements
d) Bharat Cements
Answer: (b) India Cement

2.
Name the two Cricketers, who recently in February 2013 joined the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.
a) Glenn McGrath and Charlie Turner
b) Glenn McGrath and Matthew Hayden
c) Charlie Turner and Charles Bannerman
d) Charles Bannerman and Adam Gilchrist
Answer: (a) Glenn McGrath and Charlie Turner

3. Which of the following statements mentioned below about the Marussia F1 Team true?
i. Marussia F1 Team is based in Banbury in the United Kingdom
ii.Marussia F1 team unveiled their new Formula 1 car called MR02 in February 2013
iii.Formula 1 car MR02 of Marussia F1 team is equipped with the KERS (the kinetic energy recovery system) power-boost system which is not found in any other existing teams
iv. Use of KERS technology in the F1 races was legalised in 2008
a) Statement i, ii and iv are true
b) All the four statements are true
c) Statements ii, iii and iv are true
d) Statement i, ii and iii are true
Answer: (d) Statement i, ii and iii are true

4.
Name the Olympic Gold Medalist, who announced retirement from all forms of Competitive Swimming?
a) Rebecca Adlington
b) Cameron van der Burgh
c) Matt Biondi
d) Nathan Adrian
Answer: (a) Rebecca Adlington

5. International Cricket Council, ICC rankings for test cricket was released on 4 February 2013 in Dubai. Which of the following statements in context of the rankings true?
i. South Africa was ranked at first position in the list
ii. India was placed at third position in the list
iii.Hasim Amla was placed at first position in the list of best batsman category
iv. Pragyan Ojha was choosen as the best bowler in the rankings
a) Statement i and iii are true
b) Statement ii and iii are true
c) Statement ii is only true
d) Statement i, ii and iii are true
Answer: (a) Statement i and ii are true

 

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