Indian Sports Current Affairs 2018

  1. Who won Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship?
    A. Shri Bala Prasath
    B. Shri Naresh Iyer
    C. Shri Naresh Karthick
    D. Shri Suresh Kumar
  2. A. Shri Bala Prasath
    Coimbatore racer Bala Prasath won the Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Bala, who was trailing in second place after Round 1 with 91 points, was in his element in Round 2 at the Kari Motor Speedway.
  3. This state players have been invited for building the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft by the Aeronautical Development Agency.
    A. Kerala
    B. Punjab
    C. Tamil Nadu
    D. Telangana
  4. C. Tamil Nadu
    The Aeronautical Development Agency has set the ball rolling for building the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft by extending an invitation to private players in Tamil Nadu (TN). It is the first time an indigenous military aircraft programme is seeing the involvement of private players. It is also the first time a defense plane development project is proposed to be executed outside Bengaluru.
  5. Which hockey team has emerged as Champions Of 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018?
    A. Hockey Kerala
    B. Hockey Odisha
    C. Hockey Punjab
    D. Hockey Maharashtra
  6. C. Hockey Punjab
    Hockey Punjab emerged as the Champions of the competition after they came from a goal down to defeat Petroleum Sports Promotion Board 2-1. Jharkhand was crowned champions of 8th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2018.

  7. Who of the following has won the 2018 Abu Dhabi Open Squash Title?
    A. Cyrus Poncha
    B. Harinder Pal Sandhu
    C. Mahesh Mangaonkar
    D. Ramit Tandon
  8. D. Ramit Tandon
    Ramit Tandon from India has won the Abu Dhabi Open squash title on May 6, 2018. In an exciting one-hour final in Abu Dhabi, Ramit toppled number one seed Omar Abdel Meguid of Egypt with scores of 11-6, 6-11, 11-3, 11-2. It was their first meeting on Professional Squash Association (PSA) tour. This is Ramit's third title on PSA tour. In world rankings, the Indian holds the 65th position, while the Egyptian is placed higher at the 41st spot.
  9. Which country tops with 50 medals Third South Asian Junior Athletics Championships?
    A. India
    B. Indonesia
    C. Iran
    D. Pakistan
  10. A. India
    India finished on top in the 7-nation 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Colombo, Sri Lanka on the final day. India ended with 20 gold, 22 silvers and 8 bronze medals (Total 50 Medals). Sri Lanka bagged rest of the 12 gold medals in the competition along with 10 silvers and 19 bronzes. Pakistan won one silver and a bronze to settle for the third place. The juniors will next represent India at the 18th Asian Junior Athletics Championships to be held in Gifu, Japan in June 2018.
  11. Who has been appointed as the coach of India's Hockey Men's Team?
    A. Harendra Singh
    B. Sjoerd Marijne
    C. Stephen Constantine
    D. Zoran
  12. A. Harendra Singh
    Hockey India has appointed Harendra Singh as coach of India's men's team, while Sjoerd Marijne will take over as chief coach of women's side. Harendra led the junior men's hockey team to the World Cup title in 2016. Before joining the Indian women's team, Marijne had a successful tenure with the Netherlands' women's team.
  13. Which team won the Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers?
    A. Bangladesh
    B. India
    C. Japan
    D. Malaysia
  14. B. India
    India's junior men's team held their nerves to beat Malaysia 2-1 in the shootout to win the Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers. The victory will give India a chance to participate in the Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires in August. The tournament was played in new Hockey 5's format. In the women's final, India lost to China & they ended their campaign as runners-up.
  15. This is the host country of Asian Weightlifting Championship in 2019.
    A. China
    B. India
    C. Japan
    D. Germany
  16. B. India
    India will host the prestigious Asian Weightlifting Championship in 2019. The Championship was awarded to India at the Executive Board Meeting and Congress of the Asian Weightlifting Federation held on April 22 at Urgench, Uzbekistan. The last edition of the Asian Championship was held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, from April 23-29.

  17. Which country won the 8th South Asian Judo Championship which is held in Lalitpur, Nepal?
    A. Bhutan
    B. India
    C. Nepal
    D. Pakistan
  18. B. India
    India won 8th South Asian Judo Championship held in Lalitpur, Nepal. On the concluding day of the championship, Indian women and men won team events. Keeping the unbeaten streak, Indian women whitewashed the championship by beating host Nepal by 5-0 in the final of team events. Indian men also won the team championship. They defeated Pakistan by 3-2 in the final. Earlier Indian women grabbed all 7 gold medals in the individual category while men bagged 3 gold and 3 bronze medals. India topped the medal tally winning 10 Gold and 3 Bronze medals in the individual category. Host Nepal remained second and Pakistan got third place.
  19. Which team has won the 2018 Indian Super Cup Football Tournament?
    A. Bengaluru FC
    B. Churchill Brothers
    C. Kerala Blasters
    D. Minerva Punjab
  20. A. Bengaluru FC
    Bengaluru FC have won the inaugural edition of Super Cup Football tournament. In the final at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, they defeated Kolkata football giants East Bengal by a convincing margin of 4-1. Bengaluru thus maintained their record of winning a trophy in each of the five seasons they have been in existence.
  21. India ranks ___________ on new Commonwealth innovation index.
    A. 5th
    B. 8th
    C. 10th
    D. 12th
  22. C. 10th
    India was ranked 10th on a new Commonwealth Innovation Index. First three rankers are UK, Singapore and Canada. The index was launched as part of a new Commonwealth Innovation Hub on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in partnership with the United Nations World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and its annual Global Innovation Index (GII). The sixty percent of Commonwealth 2018 participants were under 30 with a lot of talent and innovation and with this new digital platform. The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) will work as the delivery partner to host a new Commonwealth Innovation Fund (CIF).
  23. Which pair won the silver medal in the squash mixed doubles event in Commonwealth Games 2018?
    A. Dipika Pallikal Karthik & Joshna Chinappa
    B. Dipika Pallikal Karthik & Saurav Ghosal
    C. Harinder Pal Sandhu & Joshna Chinappa
    D. Saurav Ghosal & Joshna Chinappa
  24. B. Dipika Pallikal Karthik & Saurav Ghosal
    India clinched the silver in the squash mixed doubles event for the first time in the history of Commonwealth Games. Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal lost to Australia's Cameron Pilley and Donna Urquhart 0-2 in the final at Gold Coast. This was the fifth time Australia won the event at the Commonwealth Games.