Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 5th September 2018


Q1. This year's Asian Games, also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, concluded in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang. It was the second time when Jakarta hosted the sports games after ____________.
  1. 1962
  2. 1965
  3. 1960
  4. 1967
  5. 1969
Solution:
This year's Asian Games, also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, cocluded in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang. It was the second time when Jakarta hosted the sports games after 1962.

Q2. Name the sportsperson who won the first gold medal account for India in the recently concluded Asian Games 2018.
  1. Sushil Kumar
  2. Bajrang Punia
  3. Vinesh Phogat
  4. Sakshi Malik
  5. Kavita Devi
Solution:
In a mixed day for India on Day two of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. A dominating Bajrang Punia opened India’s gold medal account by defeating Japan’s Daichi Takatani in the final of Men’s Freestyle 65 kg category.

Q3. India got its second Gold medal when Vinesh Phogat defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie and became the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Asian Games. She won in _____________.
  1. Greco Roman Wrestling 55 kg
  2. Greco Roman Wrestling 59 kg
  3. Freestyle 55 kg category
  4. Freestyle 50 kg category
  5. None of the given options is true
Solution:
India got its second Gold medal at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia when Vinesh Phogat defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in the final of freestyle 50 kg category in Women’s Wrestling. With this victory, Vinesh created history as she is the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Asian Games.

Q4. Rahi Sarnobat who recently won Gold Medal at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia is related with which sports?
  1. Sepaktakraw
  2. Table Tennis
  3. Shooting
  4. Wrestling
  5. Archery
Solution:
Shooter Rahi Sarnobat won the women's 25m Pistol event at Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia. With this, she becomes the first ever Indian female shooter to win gold in the history of Asian Games.

Q5. Indian gold medal winning players Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh at the Asian Games 2018 are related with which of the following sports?
  1. Rowing
  2. Wrestling
  3. Table Tennis
  4. Volleyball
  5. Boxing
Solution:
Indian rowers Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh won the men's Quadruple Sculls to win India's fifth gold medal at the Asian Games 2018. The medal is only the second ever gold medal for India in the rowing competition in Asian Games history. India has now won a total of 21 medals at Asiad 2018.

Q6. In which of the following events, India's Tejinder Pal Singh Toor won the Gold medal at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia?
  1. Javelin Throw
  2. Discus Throw
  3. Shot Put
  4. Racing
  5. Wrestling
Solution:
India's Tejinder Pal Singh Toor wins the Gold medal in Men's Shot Put final at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. He brought India its seventh gold medal by winning the men's shot put event with an Asian Games record throw of 20.75 meters in Jakarta.

Q7. Hima Das, Dutee Chand and Muhammed Anas had won Silver medals in which of the following sporting events in Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia?
  1. Sepak Takraw
  2. Table Tennis
  3. Volleyball
  4. Racing
  5. Javelin Throw
Solution:
18-year-old Hima Das won the Silver medal in 400-meter race in ongoing Asian Games 2018, Indonesia. Hima clocked 50.79 seconds to complete her race. Dutee Chand also bagged silver medal in women's 100 meter race. Dutee clocked 11.32 seconds to complete her race. Muhammed Anas won Silver medal in Men's 400m race. Anas clocked 45.69 seconds to complete his race.

Q8. Name the Indian javelin thrower who became the first-ever Indian to win a gold medal at the Asian Games.
  1. Rajesh Bind
  2. Neeraj Chopra
  3. Devendra Jhajharia
  4. Kashinath Naik
  5. Narender Ranbir
Solution:
Neeraj Chopra became the first-ever Indian javelin thrower to win a gold medal at the Asian Games. The 20-year-old junior world record holder hurled the javelin to a distance of 88.06m to bag the Asiad gold.

Q9. India's 28-year-old sprinter Manjit Singh won the gold medal in the men's ____________ at the 2018 Asian Games.
  1. 400m event
  2. 800m event
  3. 200m event
  4. 100m event
  5. 1200m event
Solution:
India's 28-year-old sprinter Manjit Singh won the gold medal in the men's 800m event at the 2018 Asian Games, securing the ninth gold for the country.

Q10. Swapna Barman created history by becoming the first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold in Indonesia. The women's outdoor heptathlon consists of how many events?
  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 9
  4. 6
  5. 7
Solution:
Swapna Barman created history by becoming the first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold in Indonesia, a feat she achieved despite a toothache. The women's outdoor heptathlon consists of the 7 events, with the first 4 contested on the first day, and the remaining 3 on day two- 1. 100 metres hurdles 2. High jump 3. Shot put 4. 200 metres 5. Long jump 6. Javelin throw 7. 800 metres.


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