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Sports Current Affairs 2022 Questions and Answers – PART 9

2022 Best Sports Current Affairs MCQs

With Detailed Explanations

Sports Current Affairs Question – 81

Who is the winner of the French Grand Prix 2022?

a) Max Verstappen
b) Paul Ricard
c) Charles Leclerc
d) Sebastian Vettel

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 81
The correct answer is Option a – Max Verstappen


  • Reigning Formula One World Champion Max Verstappen in red
  • Bull Team emerged as the winners of the French Grand Prix 2022 at the Paul Ricard Circuit in Le Castellet, southern France.
  • He beat the runner-up of the race, Lewis Hamilton of the Mercedes team, by an impressive margin of 10.587 seconds.
  • It was Verstappen’s 7th F1 win of the 2022 season.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 82

Which of the following hosted the 18th World Athletics Championship 2022 for the first time?

a) India
b) USA
c) China 
d) Russia

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 82
The correct answer is Option b – USA

  • The 18th World Athletics Championship 2022 was successfully organized from July 15 to 24, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon, United States of America.
  • This is the first time that the USA hosted a mega sporting event.
  • Host USA became the overall champion of the 18th World Athletics Championships by topping the medal tally with a total of 33 medals including 13 gold and 09 silver medals.
  • The USA also won the inaugural team trophy, the first time a team champion has been officially recognized by World Athletics.

Extra fact:

  • Ethiopia finished second in the table with four gold, four silver, and two bronze medals, winning a total of 10 medals.
  • Jamaica finished third in the total medals collected, with two gold, seven silver, and one bronze.
  • Legend the Bigfoot was the mascot of the 18th World Athletics Championships 2022.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 83

Which country was banned from the 2022 World Athletics Championships?

a) Pakistan
b) Russia
c) South Korea 
d) Japan

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 83
The correct answer is Option c – Russia

  • Following the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, World Athletics banned all Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials from participating in the championships.
  • The 2022 World Athletics Championships was the eighteenth edition of the World Athletics Championships.
  • The 19th World Athletics Championships 2023 is scheduled to be held in Budapest, Hungary in August next year.
  • Around 2000 athletes from around 200 countries participated in 49 sporting events in the championships.
  • The competition was originally scheduled for August 6–15, 2021, but was postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 84

Who won a medal from India in the 2022 World Athletics Championships?

a) Anju Bobby George
b) Neeraj Chopra
c) Rani Rampal 
d) Anshu Malik

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 84
The correct answer is Option b -Neeraj Chopra

  • Tokyo Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra won the silver medal in men’s javelin throw with a best throw of 88·13m in the final at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon.
  • Defending champion Anderson Peters of Grenada retained his title in the men’s javelin throw with a stunning best throw of 90·14m to ruin Niraj’s gold medal effort.

Extra fact:

  • He became only the second Indian after Anju Bobby George to win a medal at the World Athletics Championships.
  • Anju Bobby George won a bronze medal in the 2003 edition of the Games for her performance in the long jump.
  • Neeraj Chopra is the first Indian to win a silver medal at the World Athletics Championships.
  • India sent a contingent of 22 athletes this year, comprising 18 men and 4 women.
  • India finished 33rd in the championship.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 85

Who became the 75th Grandmaster of India?

a) V Pranav
b) Raja Rithvik
c) Mitrabha Guha 
d) Rahul Srivatshav

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Sports Current Affairs Answers – 85
The correct answer is Option a – V Pranav

  • On August 7, 2022, Chennai-based chess prodigy V Pranav became the 75th Grandmaster of India by winning a tournament in Romania.
  • Pranav became the winner of the Limpedia Open in Baia Mare, Romania to secure his third and final GM norm and clinch the Grandmaster title.
  • Pranav is the 27th Grandmaster of Tamil Nadu.

Extra fact:

  • Grandmaster is a title given to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
  • Aside from world champion, the grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can obtain.
  • Once acquired, the title is for a lifetime, although exceptionally it has been revoked for fraud.
  • India’s 74th Grandmaster Rahul Srivastava from Telangana.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 86

Who among the following has been elected as the vice-president of the apex chess body FIDE?

a) Arkady Dvorkovich
b) V Pranav
c) Viswanathan Anand 
d) Andrii Baryshpolets

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 86
The correct answer is Option c – Viswanathan Anand

  • Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand was elected vice-president of FIDE in the elections to the apex chess body.
  • The five-time world champion was part of Anand Dvorkovich’s team.
  • Anand rose to prominence as a teenager and became India’s first grandmaster after winning the world junior title, and has since led the country at the global level in chess.
  • He became India’s first Grandmaster in 1988.
  • And he has won five world titles with the last being a world rapid title in 2017.

Extra fact:

  • On August 7, 2022, Arkady Dvorkovich, the current FIDE President of Russia, was elected as the President of the global chess governing body, FIDE, for a second term in Chennai.
  • The elections to the world chess body FIDE Congress were being held simultaneously with the 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai.
  • Dvorkovich’s second term would also be his last as FIDE President.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 87

In which Country the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 was held?

a) India
b) Armenia
c) Ukraine 
d) Uzbekistan

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 87
The correct answer is Option a – India

  • The 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 was successfully organized in Chennai, India from 28th July to 9th August 2022.
  • India’s GM D Gukesh won the gold medal as the best individual Board 1 player in the Open section with a rating performance of 2867.
  • India’s GM Nihal Sarin was the best player on Board 2 with a performance of 2774 rating.

Extra fact:

  • Uzbekistan became the champion of the 44th Chess Olympiad men’s team title.
  • Armenia finished runner-up to win the silver medal of the event, while the India 2 team won the bronze medal with 18 match points.
  • Ukraine won the gold medal in the women’s team section of the 44th Chess Olympiad.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 88

In which of the following city the BWF World Championship 2022 organized?

a) Tokyo
b) Beijing
c) Ukraine 
d) Uzbekistan

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 88
The correct answer is Option a – Tokyo

  • The 27th BWF World Championship 2022 was successfully organized from 22nd to 28th August 2022 in Tokyo, Japan.
  • The BWF World Championships, formally known as the World Badminton Championships, is a badminton tournament sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
  • The tournament is one of the most prestigious in badminton, offering the most ranking points alongside the Summer Olympics badminton tournament.
  • Which was first introduced in 1992.

Extra fact:

  • China’s Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan won the BWF World Championships women’s doubles title after defeating South Korea’s Kim Soyoung and Kong Heong 22-20, 21-14 in the final.
  • Malaysian pair Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik became the champions of the BWF World Championship 2022 men’s doubles title after defeating three-time world champion Hendra Setiawan and Mohd Ahsan of Indonesia in the final.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 89

Who won the BWF Championships 2022 men’s singles title?

a) Viktor Axelsen
b) Kulavut Witidsen
c) Srikant Kidambi 
d) Lakshya Sen

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 89
The correct answer is Option a – Viktor Axelsen

  • Viktor Axelsen of Denmark won the BWF World Championship 2022 men’s singles title after defeating Kunlavut Witidsen of Thailand in the final on August 28, 2022, in Tokyo.
  • This is Victor’s second World Championship title as he won his first in 2017.

Extra fact:

  • Defending champion Akane Yamaguchi of Japan retained her BWF World Championships women’s singles title after defeating Tokyo Olympic champion Chen Yufei of China 21-12, 10-21, 21-14 in the final.
  • Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong of China beat Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino of Japan in the mixed doubles final of the World Badminton Championships in Tokyo, Japan on August 28.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 90

Which of the following Indians has won the Indonesia Open Golf title?

a) Rashid Khan
b) Jyoti Randhawa
c) Gagnjit Bhullar 
d) Lakshya Sen

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 90
The correct answer is Option c – Gagnjit Bhullar

  • Gaganjit Bhullar ended India’s four-year-long wait for an international golf title with his two-shot win at the Bank Mandiri Indonesia Open at the Pondok Indah Golf Course in Jakarta on August 7, 2022.
  • With this title win, Bhullar became the first player to register three wins at the Indonesia Open after his previous successes at the event in 2013 and 2016.
  • India’s Rashid Khan, a two-time winner on the Asian Tour, shot 270 in the final round to finish second.
  • Also, England’s Steve Luton scored 64 runs and secured the third position.
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