Friday, October 15, 2010


"Soaked in splendour"

The common wealth games hosted by India has been curtained down with a memorable closing ceremony conducted in splendid fashion. In spite of the initial impediments in terms of criticism and hold back of candidates, the game was organized in a commendable manner.

Let’s have a glance at the highlights of the commonwealth 2010 that displayed the nation’s emergence and pride to the world.

Saturday, October 9, 2010


1. Deepika pallikkal has been ranked 34 by WISPA to become the highest ranked Indian on Womens’ professional circuit. Who occupies the highest slot?

2. Who is the newly elected president of Hockey India?
Ans: Vidya Stokes

3. Who is the newly elected Secretary General of Hockey India?
Ans: Narinder Batra

4. Who is the first Indian to reach top 50 in Table Tennis world ranking
Ans: Sharath Kamal(45)

5. Asher Noria is famous in which sport?
Ans: Shooting

6. Who is the first Indian to win a US professional Golf championship?
Ans: Arjun Atwal

7. Which famous cricket historian wrote the book ‘A book of cricket days’?
Ans:Bakhitiar Dadabhoy

8. Magnus Carlson a 19 year old chess geek defeated Viswanathan Anand to become the highest rated youngster. In which country was he born?
"The new king of chess"-TIME magazine
Ans: Norway

9. The last surviving player of 1930 world cup passed away recently. The former nicknamed ‘Canoncito’(Little Cannon) was a strong contender of the Argentine team. Give his actual name.
Ans: Francisco ‘Pancho’ Varallo

10. Who won the chaotic and thrilling Belgium grand prix? Ans:McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton

 Rajiv Gandhi award –Saina Nehwal

 Arjuna awards Highlights

Padmarajan Negi-Chess

Rajesh Chaudhary-Yatching

Dronacharya award Highlights

L.Ibomcha Singh-Boxing

11. Who won the world Badminton title?
Ans: Chen Jin

Friday, October 1, 2010


"He is a young talented footballer, the way
he occupies every inch of the football ground
makes us remind that the football magicians 
are there after Maradonna's era..."

1. Mesut Ozil, the discovery of this FIFA world cup from Germany joined the Spanish giant Real Madrid recently. Which team did he quit?

Ans: Werder Breman

"Louis - the new rise in golf"

2. Who won the British golf medal 2010?
Ans: Louis Oosthuizen

3. FIFA demanded explanations from North Korea for the inglorious issue of humiliating the World Cup squad and sentencing the coach to hard labour. Name the coach who became the victiom of severe mental harassment?
Ans: Kim Jong Hun

4. In which game would you use ‘club’ to hit the ball?
Ans: Golf

5. Pepe Reina plays for which club in the English premier league?
Ans: Liverpool

6. Which country hosted the youth Olympics in 2010?
Ans: Singapore

7. Yuko Sato won the first gold medal in youth Olympics belongs to which country?
Ans: Japan

8. What is the name of the mascot of the Commonwealth games 2010?
Ans: Shera

9. Who won the US open golf medal 2010?
Ans: Graeme McDowell

10. Ryan Giggs plays for which soccer club?
Ans: Manchester United

11. Former hockey Olympian and an outstanding goal keeper Leo Pinto passed away. In which Olympics did he adorn the Olympic tag?
Ans: 1948, London(gold)

12. Who won the Masters Golf medal 2010?
Ans: Mickelson