Sports - MCQs with answers - Part IV1. Who became the oldest Wimbledon Mens Singles champion?
a) Arthur Gore
b) Ernest Renshaw
c) Laurence Doherty
d) Reginald DohertyView Answer / Hide Answer
2. Who became the first player to win triple crown of Ladies Singles, Ladies Doubles and Mixed Doubles?
ANSWER: a) Arthur Gore
At the age of 41 years, Arthur Gore of Great Britain became the oldest Wimbledon Mens Singles champion in 1909.
a) Helen Jacobs
b) Helen Wills
c) Louise Brough
d) Suzanne LenglenView Answer / Hide Answer
3. When was the Tie-break introduced?
ANSWER: d) Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen was a French tennis player who won 31 Championship titles between 1914 and 1926.
d) 1973View Answer / Hide Answer
4. When did Bjorn Borg win his first singles title?
ANSWER: c) 1971
It came into effect if the score in games achieved 8-8 in any set except the final set.
d) 1976View Answer / Hide Answer
5. When was Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum opened?
ANSWER: d) 1976
Borg was the first player to earn more than one million dollars in prize money in a single season, in 1979.
d) 1985View Answer / Hide Answer
6. Who won the men's singles title at Wimbledon as a wildcard?
ANSWER: a) 1977
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is the largest tennis museum in the world.
a) Goran Ivansevic
b) Fabrice Santoro
c) Marin Cilic
d) Mark PhilippoussisView Answer / Hide Answer
7. When was International Olympic Committee founded?
ANSWER: a) Goran Ivansevic
In 2001, Goran Ivansevic of Croatia won the men's singles title at Wimbledon as a wildcard.
d) 1898View Answer / Hide Answer
8. The Ancient Olympics took place in honour of which Greek God?
ANSWER: c) 1894
Demetrios Vikelas was its first president.
d) ZeusView Answer / Hide Answer
9. When were gold, silver, bronze medals at Olympics introduced?
ANSWER: d) Zeus
The first Olympics is traditionally dated to 776 BC.
d) 1916View Answer / Hide Answer
10. Who won the inaugural women's 400 m hurdles event?
ANSWER: c) 1904
The custom of the sequence of gold, silver and bronze for the first three places dates from the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, Missouri in the United States.
a) Hassiba Boulmerka
b) Nawal El Moutawakel
c) Nezha Bidouane
d) P. T. UshaView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: b) Nawal El Moutawakel
Nawal El Moutawakel won the inaugural women's 400 m hurdles event at the 1984 Summer Olympics. She became the first female Muslim born on the continent of Africa to become an Olympic champion.