SPORTS
A)
China
B)
Oman
C)
Japan
D)
Bahrain

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bahrain

Note : The 4th Asia Youth Para Games (AYPG) were Bahrain’s biggest Para sport event ever, which took place from December 2nd to December 6th, 2021. The event saw participation from around 750 Para athletes under 23 years of age from 30 countries around the world.

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A)
7
B)
10
C)
12
D)
15

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 15

Note : The Indian para shuttlers finished their campaign at the 4th Asia Youth Para Games with 15 medals against their name, which includes 4 Gold, 7 Silver and 4 Bronze. Tokyo Paralympian Palak Kohli, Hardik Makkar and Sanjana Kumari won three medals each. 

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A)
UK
B)
US
C)
Japan
D)
India

Correct Answer : Option (B) - US

Note : US President "Joe Biden's" administration has decided not to send an official US delegation to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing in a symbolic protest against China's ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang. The US athletes will still participate in the Winter Olympics, but US government officials will not be attending the event.

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A)
Spain
B)
Serbia
C)
Russia
D)
Germany

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Russia

Note :

Russia won the Davis Cup title in 2021 by defeating Croatia, after a brilliant performance from Daniil Medvedev. The 25-year-old player defeated Marin Cilic in the second singles match, to make the country win its first Davis Cup title since 2006.
It was also the fifth consecutive straight-set victory in the Davis Cup for the No. 2 Medvedev. Russia’s first Davis Cup title was in 2002. Croatia also was seeking its third title after title wins in 2005 and 2018.

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A)
New Zealand
B)
India
C)
England
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (A) - New Zealand

Note : New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel has become the 3rd cricketer who has taken all 10 wickets in an innings. Ajaz Patel created this history against the Indian Team on the second day of the second Test at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

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A)
Spain
B)
France
C)
Germany
D)
Argentina

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Argentina

Note : Argentina defeated six-time winners Germany 4-2 in the International Hockey Federation(FIH) Men's junior hockey world cup 2021 final at the Kalinga Stadium in Odisha on December 5, 2021. Argentina has become the only third team after Germany (six wins) and India (2001, 2016) to win multiple Junior Hockey WC titles.

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A)
Second
B)
Third
C)
Fourth
D)
Fifth

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Fourth

Note : Defending champions India finished fourth in the junior hockey world cup 2021 after losing 1-3 to France in the third-place match. This was India's second clash with France in the tournament after their opening game on November 24th, which they narrowly lost by 4-5.

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A)
Alex Carey
B)
Steve Smith
C)
David Warner
D)
Cameron Green

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Steve Smith

Note : Pat Cummins has been appointed as Australia's 47th Test captain and former skipper Steve Smith has been appointed as the Vice-captain of the test team. Steve Smith has made comeback to a leadership role almost 3 years after he had to step down as captain of the Australian team following the ball-tampering row in South Africa in 2018. Smith had been banned from any leadership roles for two years post the incident. 

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A)
Indonesia
B)
China
C)
South Africa
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (B) - China

Note :

The Women's Tennis Association(WTA) has announced the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China amid concern for Chinese tennis player "Peng Shuai".
 
* Peng, 35, disappeared from public view for three weeks after accusing a top Chinese official of sexual assault.
 
* WTA chief Steve Simon said he had "serious doubts" that Peng was "free, safe and not subject to intimidation".
 
* "In good conscience, I don't see how I can ask our athletes to compete there," he said.
 
* In response, China said it "opposes the politicisation of sports"....

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A)
R Ashwin
B)
Ishant Sharma
C)
Jasprit Bumrah
D)
Yuzvendra Chahal

Correct Answer : Option (A) - R Ashwin

Note : Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became India's third-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket during the first test between India and New Zealand at Kanpur on November 29, 2021. He surpassed Harbhajan Singh's tally of 417 wickets.

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