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Canadian grand prix 2017

Canadian Grand Prix-2017

Question: Who is the winner of the Canadian Grand Prix-2017?
(A) Valtteri Bottas
(B) Sebastian Vettel
(C) Lewis Hamilton
(D) Nico Rosberg
Ans: (c)
Related facts:-

  • Seventh Formula-1 race Canadian Grand Prix of the Sason-2017 concluded in Montreal (Canada).
  • Mercedes driver Louis Hamilton (UK) won the title after completing the race in 1 hour, 33 minutes 5.154 sec.
  • Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas (Finland) and Red Bull driver Daniel Ricardo (Australia) secured second and third positions respectively.
  • In this race, former world champion Sebastian Vettel secured fourth place.
  • Force India team’s Mexican driver Sergio Perez got 5th position.

Related Links:-
https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/965/canada.html
https://www.formula1.com/en /championship/races/2017/Canada.html
http://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/40241886

Jinder Mahal beats Randy Orton to win WWE Championship at Backlash

World Wresling Enterainment Champion

Question: What is the original name of Jindar Mahal, who recently became the WWE (World Wresling Enterainment) Champion?
(a) Dilip Singh Rana
(b) Dilli Sardesai
(c) Raj Singh Dhesi
(d) Gulshan Kumar
Ans :(c)
Related facts:-

  • On May 21, 2017, Jinder Mahal, Canadian national of Indian origin won WWE Championship after beating Randy Orton. This is Jinder’s first WWE title.
  • He is the second person of Indian origin to become WWE Champion.
  • It is notable that in 2007, India’s ‘The Great Khali’ became WWE World Heavy weight Champion; he was the first Indian to win this competition.
  • Jinder Mahal ( original name- Raj Singh Dhesi), who is the second WWE Champion, is famous in the ring as ‘The Maharaja’, ‘The Match of Peace’ and ‘The New American Dream’.
  • He defeated 13-time WWE Champion Randy Orton from the title.

Related links:-
http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/2017-05-23/article/jinder-mahal-punjabi-celebration-preview
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/wwe/top-stories/representing-india-is-a-great-responsibility-says-wwe-champion-jinder-mahal/articleshow/58817431.cms?
http://www.hindustantimes.com/other-sports/jinder-mahal-beats-randy-orton-to-win-wwe-championship-at-backlash/story-DfoaE68sxB11FtRzv2ExKI.html

FIFA U-20 World Cup

FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2017

Question: Who won the title of U-20 FIFA World Cup, 2017?
(a) England
(b) Japan
(c) South Korea
(d) Spain
Ans :(a)
Related facts:-

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2017 was held in South Korea from 20 May to 11 June 2017.
  • England won the championship defeating Venezuela 1-0.
  • Italy got the third place- and Uruguay stood fourth.
  • Below are the Key Highlights of the FIFA U 20 World Cup:
  • Golden boot-Riccardo Orsolini, Italy, 5 goals
  • Golden Ball – Dominic Solanke, UK
  • Golden Glove-Freddie Woodman, UK
  • Fair Play Award-Mexico.
  • The number of participating teams in the competition this year was -24.
  • The Ambassador of the NCT-DREAM was appointed the ambassador of the FIFA U-20 World Cup-2017.

Related links:-
http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-soar-as-history-makers-abound-in-korea-republic-2894526.html
http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/teams/index.html
http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/awards/index.html
http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=nct-dream-appointed-fifa-u-20-world-cup-korea-republic-2017-loc-ambass-2867368.html

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