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  1. 22nd Asian Athletics Championship 2017 held in which stadium ?
    1.Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium
    2.Satyabrata Stadium
    3.Veer Surendra Sai Stadium
    4.Kalinga Stadium
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Kalinga Stadium
    Explanation :
    The 2017 Asian Athletics Championships was the 22nd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships. It was held from 6 to 9 July 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

  2. Who became the fastest batsman to reach 8,000 ODI runs recently ?
    1.Virat Kohli
    2.Yuvraj Singh
    3.MS Dhoni
    4.Ravichandran Ashwin
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Virat Kohli
    Explanation :
    Indian captain Virat Kohli created a world record in the semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 against Bangladesh as he became the fastest batsman to reach 8,000 ODI runs

  3. Next edition of ICC World T20 to be held in which year ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.2020
    Explanation :
    The seventh edition of the ICC World T20 will be held in 2020.

  4. ICC Champions Trophy 2017 won by which of the following country ?
    2.Sri Lanka
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Pakistan
    Explanation :
    Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali picked up three wickets each as Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs to win the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 title for the first time.

  5. Which of the following country has been awarded Test match status by ICC in June 2017 ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Ireland
    Explanation :
    Ireland and Afghanistan were awarded Test match status .Both countries were confirmed as full members after a unanimous vote at an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting during its annual conference in London.

  6. Ulaanbaatar Cup is related with which sport ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Boxing
    Explanation :
    Ankush Dahiya won the gold medal in the 60 kg weight category at the Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia

  7. Who became the first Indian to complete solo Race Across America (RAAM) cycle race ?
    1.Bikram Singh
    2.Amrit Singh
    3.Deborah Herold
    4.Srinivas Gokulnath
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Srinivas Gokulnath
    Explanation :
    Col Dr Srinivas Gokulnath of Nashik became the first Indian to complete solo Race Across America (RAAM) cycle race of 5000 kms

  8. ______________ becomes first Indian woman wrestler to compete in WWE
    1.Deepali Kulkarni
    2.Pooja Kadam
    3.Kavita Devi
    4.Sneha Varute
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Kavita Devi
    Explanation :
    The former competitive powerlifter and South Asian Games gold medal winner Kavita Devi has been selected to compete in the Mae Young Classic, which is the first ever WWE tournament for women.

  9. Luke Ronchi recently in news, he related with which sport?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Cricket
    Explanation :
    Luke Ronchi is a former new Zealand international cricketer, having earlier also represented Australia.

  10. The first-ever BRICS Games 2017 held in
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.China
    Explanation :
    India won six medals – two golds, two silvers and two bronzes – in the Wushu competition of the BRICS Games