Games and Sports GK Questions - MCQs on Sports General Knowledge

  • 12 September, 2023
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MCQs on Games and Sports General Knowledge

Playing games and participating in sports are really important for us. They help keep our bodies healthy and our minds sharp. Sports teach us teamwork, discipline, and how to never give up. They also make sure we stay active and balanced.

We've created a quiz to check your knowledge about games and sports. It's a fun way to see how much you know about different sports and their history. Give it a try and learn more about the role of sports in our lives!

General Knowledge Quiz on Games and Sports 

Engaging in sports and games brings forth a multitude of scientific benefits that contribute to our holistic well-being. From a physical perspective, the impact is profound. Regular participation in sports improves cardiovascular health by increasing heart rate and promoting efficient blood circulation. It also enhances muscle strength, flexibility, and overall physical fitness. These effects are not only crucial for maintaining a healthy body but also for preventing chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, and heart conditions.

The benefits extend to our mental realm as well. Physical activity during sports stimulates increased blood flow to the brain, which in turn enhances cognitive functions such as memory, concentration, and problem-solving skills. Moreover, the brain releases neurotransmitters like dopamine and endorphins during exercise, promoting a sense of pleasure, reducing stress, and elevating mood. This natural stress relief mechanism helps in managing anxiety and depression effectively.

Participating in sports also plays a pivotal role in hormonal regulation. Physical exertion reduces the production of stress hormones like cortisol while simultaneously triggering the release of mood-regulating neurotransmitters. This dual action not only combats stress but also fosters emotional stability and resilience.

Furthermore, sports and games encourage social interaction, teamwork, and sportsmanship. These aspects nurture social skills, build self-confidence, and foster a sense of belonging and community. Whether on an individual level or as part of a team, the challenges and triumphs experienced in sports cultivate life skills such as perseverance, discipline, and time management. 

Following we have provided mcq's on the topic of games for you to access your knowledge while also learning something new through the process. 

1. National game of India

A. Hockey
B. Cricket
C. Kabaddi
D. None of the above

Answer: D

2. Total number of gold medal won by Indian Hockey Team in Olympics

A. 8
B. 12
C. 6
D. 9

Answer: A

3. Last Olympic gold medal won Indian Hockey Team at

A. 1980 – Moscow Olympic
B. 1964 – Japan Olympic
C. 1972 – Munich
D. 1992 – Barcelona, Spain

Answer: A

4. First Individual Olympic medal winner from independent India

A. KD Jadav
B. Harihar Banerjee
C. Pradip Bode
D. None of the above

Answer: A

5. Asian Games Last held in India

A. 1982
B. 1986
C. 1972
D. 1990

Answer: A

6. Who among the following is known as Flying Sikh of India

A. Kapil Dev
B. PT Usha
C. Milkha Singh
D. Joginder Singh

Answer: C

7. The only driver in Indian Grand Prix 2011 is

A. Alice Powell
B. Sarah Fisher
C. Maria Teresa
D. Divina Glacia

Answer: A

8. In which stadium Tendulkar completed his 100th Century

A. Eden Garden
B. Shere Bangla Stadium
C. Firoz Shah Kotla Ground
D. None of the above

Answer: B

9. Total Olympic medal won by India in 2012

A. 5
B. 4
C. 6
D. 8

Answer: C

10. First non test playing nation that beat India in International Cricket

A. Sri Lanka
B. New Zealand
C. Bangladesh
D. Zimbabwe

Answer: A

11. Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run?

A. M.L.Valsamma
B. Kamaljit Sandhu
C. PT Usha
D. K Malleswari

Answer: B

12. Who was the highest run scorer from India in World Cup Cricket final match,1983

A. M Amarnath
B. Kapil Dev
C. Sunil Gavaskar
D. K Srikkanth

Answer: D

13. Who was India's first football captain

A. P K Banerjee
B. Shailen Manna
C. SC Goswami
D. Talimeren Ao

Answer: D

14. Which one is the oldest football competition in India

A. Santosh Trophy
B. Durand Cup
C. BC Roy Trophy
D. Federation Cup

Answer: B

15. Which one is the oldest football club in India

A. Mohun Bagan A.C
B. East Bengal F C
C. Mohammedan S C
D. Mahindra United

Answer: A

16. Who holds the national record in 100m sprint running at 10.30 seconds

A. Bahadur Prasad
B. KM Binu
C. Anil Kumar Prakash
D. PT Usha

Answer: C (Anil Kumar Prakash)

17. Who was the first President of BCCI, when it was formed in December 1928

A. RE Grant Grovan
B. Anthony De Mello
C. JC Mukherjee
D. None of the above

Answer: A (RE Grant Grovan)

18. Who holds the world record of the highest number of consecutive maiden overs in a test match

A. Bapu Nadkarni
B. B S Bedi
C. Anil Kumble
D. Subhash Gupte

Answer: A (Bapu Nadkarni)

19. Who is the first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

A. Sunil Gavaskar
B. Sachin Tendulkar
C. Milkha Singh
D. Viswanathan Anand

Answer: D (Viswanathan Anand)

20. Sachin Tendulkar scored his first century after playing

A. 56 matches
B. 45 matches
C. 78 matches
D. 35 matches

Answer: C (78 matches)

21. Which animal represents the mascot in Delhi Asian Games, 1982

A. A tiger
B. An elephant
C. A lion
D. A Panda

Answer: B (An elephant)

22. Who won the gold medal in 2010 Commonwealth games in 55kg woman wrestling

A. Pooja Dhanda
B. Geeta Phogat
C. Ambika Guha
D. Sonika Kaliraman

Answer: B (Geeta Phogat)

23. First sportsperson nominated for Rajya Sabha membership

A. Sachin Tendulkar
B. Milkha Singh
C. Sunil Gavaskar
D. Navjot S Sidhu

Answer: A (Sachin Tendulkar)

24. Who is the only and first Indian player to compete in six Olympic Games

A. Karni Singh
B. Randhir Singh
C. Leander Paes
D. Mahesh Bhupati

Answer: C (Leander Paes)

25. Who is the first Indian player to win a grand slam tournament

A. Mahesh Bhupati
B. Leander Paes
C. Sania Mirza
D. Vijay Amritraj

Answer: A (Mahesh Bhupati)

26. Who is the youngest grandmaster in India

A. V Anand
B. Parimarjan Negi
C. P Harikrishnan
D. Koneru Humpy

Answer: B (Parimarjan Negi)

27. Who was the man of the series in the 1983 Cricket World Cup

A. Kapil Dev
B. Rogger Binny
C. K Srikanth
D. Mohinder Amarnath

Answer: D (Mohinder Amarnath)

28. Who among the following is known as Payyoli Express

A. Shiny Abraham
B. PT Usha
C. Jyotirmoyee Sikdar
D. KM Beenamol

Answer: B (PT Usha)

29. In Basketball, how many players are there on each side

A. 7
B. 9
C. 5
D. 6

Answer: C (5)

30. Who is the first 'woman grandmaster' of India

A. Koneru Humpy
B. S Vijaylaxmi
C. Esha Karvade
D. Madhumita Bist

Answer: A. Koneru Humpy

1. Who has hit the most sixes in international cricket?

Chris Gayle

AB de Villiers

Shahid Afridi

Rohit Sharma

2. The olympic flame is lit in which ancient Greek city?





3. With which game does Santosh Trophy is abociated



National Football


4. Who has won the man of the match title in the final match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022?

Virat Kohli

Sam Curran

Jos Buttler

None of these

5. Who is the only cricketer to score two successive centuries in a world cup?

Rahul Dravid

Sachin Tendulkar

Virender Sehwag

Surav Ganguly

6. Who has become the first Indian fencer to qualify for Tokyo olympic Games?

Kavitha Devi

Bhavani Devi

Daina Devi

Kaushik Vedika

7. Which team won the 2020-2021 ueFA Champions League?


Manchester City

Paris Saint-Germain

Real Madrid

8. With which of the following sports is the term 'Jab' abociated ?





9. Which former Indian cricketer was honored with the ‘bharat Gaurav award’ by the east bengal Football Club in 2019?

Sunil Gavaskar

Sachin Tendulkar

Rahul Dravid

Kapil Dev

10. Which team has won the most German Bundesliga titles?

Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Monchengladbach


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