Important Sports GK Questions & Study notes in PDF (SSC, IBPS)

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Sports GK is one of the important topic asked in General Awareness section of in SSC CGL, CPO, CHSL, MTS, etc. exams. It is very important for you to have a good knowledge of sports, games, sports players, venues, etc. for your government or bank exams. This article covers all Sports GK for SSC CGL and IBPS PO, Clerk, etc. along with helping you understand Questions based on sports events, venues, winners, records, etc. Additionally, it covers trivia related to events like opening ceremonies, closing ceremonies, preparations and events taking place other than actual matches.

Read further to important points about recent Sports GK. If you like the article and want to keep it handy, you can download it as PDF.

#1. Sports GK – Recent Sport Events & Venues

EVENTSYEARVENUES
Olympic
Games
2016Rio De Janerio,
Brazil.
Common
Wealth

Games
2014Glasgow,
Scotland
Asian
Games
2014Incheon,
South Korea
Winter
Olympics
2014Sochi,
Russia
World
Military

Games
2015Mungyeong,
South Korea
Youth
Olympic 
Games
2014Nanjing,
China
Cricket
World Cup
2016Australia,
New Zealand
Football
World Cup
2014Brazil
Football
World Cup
2015Canada
Hockey
World Cup
2014The Hangue,
Netherlands
UEFA European
Football
Championship
2016France
South Asian
Games
2016Guwahati &
Shillong,
India
World Masters
Games
2017Auckland,
New Zealand

#2.  Cups and Trophies for SSC & IBPS Exams 2017

In your IBPS or SSC exam’s general awareness section, you will find a lot of questions about Famous tournaments, trophies and cups. To prepare you to attempt those questions, here is a list to study Sports GK.

SportsNames of Trophies/Cups
Cricket
  1. ICC World Cup
  2. Asia Cup
  3. Sahara Cup
  4. Titan Cup
  5. Gilette Cup
  6. G.D Birla Trophy
  7. Deodhar Trophy
  8. Duldeep Trophy
  9. Rani Jhansi Trophy
  10. Vijay Merchant Trophy
  11. Wisden Trophy
  12. Irani Trophy
Hockey
  1. Aga Khan Cup
  2. Maharaja Ranjit
    Singh Gold Cup
  3. Dhyanchand Trophy
  4. Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
  5. Wales Trophy
  6. Stanley Cup
  7. Sindhia Gold Cup
  8. Wellington Cup
Football
  1. IPA Shield
  2. UEFA Champions
    league
  3. FIFA World Cup
  4. Subroto Cup
  5. Merdeke Cup
  6. Bandokar Trophy
  7. Vittal Trophy
  8. Sir Ashutosh
    Mukerji Trophy
  9. Santosh Trophy
  10. Rovers Cup
  11. Durand Cup
  12. BC Raj Trophy
  13. Kalinga Cup
Badminton
  1. Asia Cup
  2. Chadha Cup
  3. European Cup
  4. Sophia Cup
  5. Malaysian Cup
  6. Thomas Cup (Men)
  7. Uber Cup (Women)
  8. Amrit Diwan Cup
Table Tennis
  1. Travancore
  2. Swathing Cup
  3. Bama
Lawn Tennis
  1. Davis Cup
  2. Australian Open
  3. French Open
  4. Wimbledon Trophy
  5. US Open
  6. Heineken Cup
Golf
  1. US Masters
  2. Ryder Cup
  3. British Open
  4. Augusta Masters

#3. Famous Sports Personalities for SSC & IBPS

SSC exams often have questions based on sports personalities. It is important for all you to know about all famous sport personalities and the sport they play. Here is a list of all personalities who have recently been in news and are famous, or are known worldwide for their contribution.

SportsSportsperson
ArcheryRajat Chauhan
AthleticsMichael Phelps
Usain Bolt
Lalita Babar
BadmintonP.V Sindhu
Carolina Marin
Saina Nehwal
Shrikanth Kadambi
Peter Gade
Billiards &
Snooker
Pankaj Advani
Earl Strickland
Michae Phelan
Sourav Kothari
BoxingShiva Thapa
Vijender Singh
CricketAjinkya Rahane
Carlos Brathwaite
Imran Khan
Sachin Tendulkar
Virat Kohli
FootballCristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi
Subrata Paul
GolfAditi Ashok
GymnasticsDipa Karmakar
Simone Biles
HockeyMs. Rani
Raghunath V.R.
Javelin
Throw
Neeraj Chopra
Lawn TennisGarbine Muguruza
Serena Williams
Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic
Para
Athletics
Sandeep Singh Mann
ShootingApurvi Chandela
Gurpreet Singh
Shri Jitu Rai
Table TennisSoumyajit Ghosh
WrestlingAmit Kumar
Babita Kumari
Geeta Phogat
Ms. Vinesh
Sakshi Malik
Yogeshwar Dutt
 Virender Singh

#4. Previous Years’ SSC CGL Questions on Sports GK

Having knowledge about questions asked in previous years of SSC CGL will help you devise a proper strategy for the upcoming SSC CGL exam. Read the questions carefully and also try to remember them.

Q1. Who is the first Indian to have won a Gold Medal? – Abhinav Bindra
Q2. Serena Williams equaled which record by winning 22 Grand slams? – Record held by Steffi Graf
Q3. Which country is the UEFA Euro 2016 Runner up ? –  Australia
Q4. Roll is in which game? – Poker
Q5. Who died playing Polo? – Qutub-ud-din Aibak
Q6. Which country won 2016 Hockey World Cup? – Australia
Q7. In Rio Olympics 2016, PV Sandhu defeated Wang Zuan who belonged to – China
Q8. Winner of Wimbledon Cup 2016? – Andy Murray

#5. Expected Questions for Sports GK in SSC & IBPS Exam

Here’s a list of expected questions based on Sports GK in SSC CGL 2017. These questions are here for your practice. Either these or questions based/ related to following questions can appear in your SSC CGL, CPO, CHSL, MTS etc. exam

  1. Who won the Cricket World Cup in 2008?India
  2. Where one first Olympic Games were held? – Athens, Greece
  3. Who started Paralympic Games? –  Sir Ludwig  Guttmann
  4. Where was FIFA 2010 held? – South Africa
  5. How many Grand Slams are held in a year? – 4
  6. Which Indian Sport just had its first Premier League? – Kabaddo
  7. Which Sporstman is known as ‘The Wizard of Hockey’? – Major Dhyanchand
  8. Who won the first Olympic medal in wrestling for India? – Khashaba Jadhav
  9. Who was the first ever female Olympic medal winner of India? – Karnam Malleshwari, Weightlifting, Sydney Olympics, 2000.
  10. Which Athlete has won most number of Olympic medals? – Michael Phelps
  11. Which Games are held by federation of Countries formerly rules by British Empire? – Commonwealth Games
  12. Which Sportswoman is called as ‘Payyoli Express? – P. T. Usha

 

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