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  • 1. The Sports Quiz - finals Mood Indigo 2011
  • 2. Format Round 1 – Written round (6 questions)Round 2 - Infinite Bounce (21 questions) Round 3 – Visual ConnectRound 4 – Infinite Bounce (21 questions)
  • 3. Round 1Identify the sportsperson from the incomplete photograph Written 6 questions 5 points per correct answer
  • 4. 1 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 5. 2 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
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  • 10. Answer The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 11. 1. Gail Devers 2. Natalie Du Toit 3. Douglas Jardine 4. Cadel Evans 5. Andre Agassi 6. GarrinchaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 12. This five-time Olympic gold medalist is making a comeback at London 2012 after five years away from the sport. After winning two golds at the Athens Olympics in 2004, he took a year away from the sport before announcing his retirement in November 2006. He returned to competition with the Singapore World Cup meet on 4-5 November, and now plans to take part in further meets in Beijing and Tokyo.Audience The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 13. Ian ThorpeAudience The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 14. Round 2 Clockwise passing Infinite Rebounds +10 per answer2 pounces allowed in this round for +10 / -5
  • 15. Mike Brearley, the former England captain, in the Observer, looks back at one of the greatest Test series of all time, 30 years on. The first thing I should say is that the train of events in 1981 was extremely fortuitous. In that third Test at Headingley, for a start, Ian Botham and ______________, whose second-innings partnership of 117 turned the match, could have been out at any moment. Kim Hughes and the Australians were criticised for bowling too wide to them and it was true, they should have tightened their line. But on any other day they would have edged rather than missed, or edged more thinly, or the ball would have landed differently from one of the thick edges.1 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 16. Graham DilleyA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 17. In 1992, Alvernaz Alemao was caught with a cargo of gold and was killed after a struggle with a Customs Officer. So powerful was the hold of the Alemao family in the region that when the Customs Officer went to the Colva Police Station to seek protection, they refused to entertain him. Alvernaz’s brother __________ Braz Alemao is an MP from Marmagao and an alleged gangster. Fill in the blank2 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 18. ChurchillA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 19. In 1972, an educational institution donated a tombstone to the "le cimetière du vieux château" at Menton lauding one of it’s students for his ‘fine disregard for rules ’ Name this student.3 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 20. William Webb EllisA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 21. Quoting from an article from The Economist dated May 7, 1988 “AN IMPROBABLE Balkans summit took place last week in, of all places, Cardiff, in south Wales. It was between the presidents of the Bulgarian and Turkish federations. They indeed had weighty business to discuss: a likely Olympic gold medal and the troubled relations between Bulgaria and Turkey.” What was this meeting all about?4 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 22. Whether Naim Suleymanoglu would represent Turkey or BulgariaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 23. Hungarian player Gyorgy Karpati recalls "In the strained political situation we were in, it was a body-to- body encounter with our opponents. Now I have to admit that Im convinced even the referee was pulling for us. We were from a small country battling the huge Soviet Goliath." What moniker is given to the match he is talking about?5 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 24. Blood in the Water matchA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 25. Obligatory Ayrton Senna question. His funeral was a star studded affair - with celebrities, politicians and sportsman from all over the world attending. Two notable absentees were Ecclestone and Mosley. Ecclestone did not attend as he was not invited. What was Mosley’s reason for not attending?6 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 26. He went to Roland Ratzenberger’s funeralA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 27. This is one of the very few mixed gender team sports. A team consists of eight players; four female and four male. It was founded in the Netherlands in 1902 by Nico Broekhuysen. In the Netherlands there are around 580 clubs, and over a 100,000 people playing this sport. Which sport?7 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 28. KorfballA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 29. Over his career, he has won six majors: three Open Championships and three Masters. He was ranked the World No. 1 on the Official World Golf Rankings for a total of 98 weeks. Lavassa plans to have a Golf Academy and Signature Golf Course. This will be designed by whose golf course design practice?8 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 30. Nick FaldoA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 31. During a Chess tournament held in the year 1988, X met Saheli Dhar, a teenage Chess player. When playing a match, he offered her a draw but she refused the offer and defeated him to win the game, which impressed him a lot. Further, both of them were selected for the National Chess team representing the nation at Llyods Bank Tournament 1991 held at London. X would go on to marry Saheli. Who is X?9 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 32. Dibyendu BaruaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 33. What connects? Congo National football team Nkana Grazer Al Ahly Belgium national football team Deportivo Toluca10 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 34. All called the Red DevilsA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 35. Fierljeppen is a traditional sport of the Frisians and of the Dutch. The sport is similar to pole vault. The pole is between 8 and 13 m long and has a flat round plate at the bottom to prevent it from sinking into the muddy river or canal bottom. What is the key difference between this sport and the pole vault?Audience The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 36. Leap for distance and not for heightAudience The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 37. The city of Richmond posthumously honored this sportsman with a statue on Monument Avenue, a place traditionally reserved for statues of key figures of the Confederacy This decision led to some controversy in a city that was the capital of the Confederate States during the American Civil War. Who?11 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 38. Arthur AsheA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 39. Consequences of X’s actions were - His country was banned from the 1994 FIFA World Cup - X, coach Orlando Aravena and team doctor Daniel Rodriguez were banned for life - Team co-captain Fernando Astengo was banned from football for the next five years for deciding to pull the team from the field12 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 40. Roberto RojasA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 41. On November 8 1933, this was incorporated as a company with its registered office in New Delhi. The same chaps who founded another entity five years earlier were the promoters of this entity. Originally, life members paid Rs 100 and ordinary members paid Rs 10 for entrance and an annual subscription of Rs 15 . This place was also the birthplace of the famous Chinese-style dish Chicken Manchurian; restaurateur Nelson Wang, who claims to have invented it at the request of a customer in 1975 while working at the this place as a cook. Which ‘company’?13 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 42. Cricket Club of IndiaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 43. In October 2011, this sportsman finished second in the Arizona Four Peaks Urban Dirt Triathlon. He used to take part with quite a lot of success in triathlon in his youth in the 1980s before he shifted to the sport he is famous for. His aim is to take win the upcoming World Ironman championships in Hawaii which would be quite amazing considering he is over 40 and one of the oldest on the circuit. Who?14 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 44. Lance ArmstrongA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 45. This guy gave the money to start this tournament and had a trophy made (admittedly much less impressive than the current one) but could not attend even one game nor give out the trophy as his brother, the Earl of Derby, died and he had to return to England to succeed him. Who?15 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 46. Lord StanleyA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 47. Ashes 1933 , third test at Adelaide Batsman Bowler Name both16 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 48. A The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 49. The winners for the last six years of? 2006 - Wim Vansevenant 2007 - Wim Vansevenant 2008 - Wim Vansevenant 2009 - Yauheni Hutarovich 2010 - Adriano Malori 2011 - Fabio Sabatini17 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 50. Lanterne RougeA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 51. Uwe Hohn set the world record for the javelin throw with a throw of 104.8m on 20th july 1984. The person who broke the record, Klaus Tafelmeier did so with a throw of 85.74 m on 21st Sept 1986. What’s the story?18 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 52. New specs for javelin in 1986 - 800g to 600gA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 53. George was signed by Jack Dunn for the Baltimore Orioles. He was called something by his new team-mates because he was the youngest in the team at the age of 19. Who?19 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 54. George Herman ‘Babe’ RuthA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 55. At the 1968 US national championships in Sacramento, California, he became the first to run 100m in less than 10 seconds. He won the famed “first all black” final in the 1968 Olympics for the 100 mts and bettered his time from Sacramento to set the 100m record that would stand for another 15 years. Who?20 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 56. Jim HinesA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 57. Who is the guy on the right?21 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 58. Mickey WardA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 59. Connect these Indian Derby winners: Enterprise (1984) Revelation (1985) Exhilaration (1989) Desert Warrior (1990) Starfire Girl (1991) Little Over (1994) Storm Again (2001) Psychic Flame (2004) Exhaustive listAudience The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 60. Pesi Shroff’s victories at the Indian derbyAudience The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 61. Round 3 Visual Connect 5 slidesPoints mentioned on the slidesOne attempt per team per slide Not exhaustive
  • 62. +25 / -10 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 63. +20 / -10 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 64. +15 / -5 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 65. +10 / -5 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 66. +5 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 67. Answer The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 68. Represented their country in another sport as well Jack MacBryan (Hockey) Ralph Legall (Tennis) Cotar Ramaswamy (Tennis) Victor Richardson (Baseball) CB Fry ( Football) Dave Houghton (Hockey) Jeff Wilson (Rugby) Dennis Compton ( Football) Rudi van Vuuren (Rugby) Viv Richards (Football) Jonty Rhodes ( Hockey) Asif Karim (Tennis)A The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 69. Round 4 Anti- Clockwise passing Infinite Rebounds +10 per answer2 pounces allowed in this round for +10 / -5
  • 70. The roof on the current home, the Metrodome, of the American Football franchise from Minnesota collapsed spectacularly last winter. The repairs to the stadium will take $1.1 billion. However, the usual NFL practise of asking the fans to contribute a large portions of this cost will not work due to the political attitude owing to financial hardships. The franchise is considering an option which would replicate the actions of another franchise from the same area from over 50 years ago. What were they planning to do?22 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 71. The Minnesota Vikings might shift to LA , just like Minneapolis Lakers shifted to LA in 1961A The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 72. This record is almost entirely dominated by Asian cricketers. The top ten are : Sanath Jayasuriya Wasim Akram Mutthiah Muralidharan Chaminda Vaas Shahid Afridi Mahela Jayawardena Kaluwitharana Daniel Vettori Hershelle Gibbs Younis Khan Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar come in at joint 14th What record?23 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 73. Most ducks in ODIs (SJ has 34)A The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 74. It has been described as “lacking class and unworthy of history” by David Conn who goes on to say that when this was announced “it felt as if another sliver of footballs soul had just been sold.” He says that the current one is “evocative and historic” and “ lends a grandeur of aspiration which the club has not always lived up to, on or off the field.” What controversial change?24 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 75. Renaming of St James’ Park to Sports Direct ArenaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 76. What is missing?25 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 77. Suzanne Lenglen Simone Mathieu and Jacques Brugnon Marcel Bernard Missing - Musketeers Trophies at the French OpenA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 78. Chang Qing Shu meaning "Evergreen" is the Chinese nickname of which sportsperson who currently plays for TTC Rhön- Sprudel Fulda-Maberzell in the German Bundesliga?26 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 79. Jan Ove WaldnerA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 80. What number did the guy on the right in this family pic have on his jersey as a college basketball player?27 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 81. 45 Larry JordanA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 82. Who once ironically advised people to hold a one-iron above their head in the middle of the fairway in case of a thunderstorm, because even God couldn’t hit a one-iron?28 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 83. Lee TrevinoA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 84. When Bhaichung Bhutia retired from international football earlier this year, a former player led the charge in lashing out against him and labeling him a traitor. This guy was sacked as coach of the Indian team after defeats to Japan and Yemen and alleged that Bhutia had rigged the match against Yemen. He went on to say that he rated I.M. Vijayan higher than Bhutia. Name this guy.29 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 85. Syed NayeemuddinA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 86. Who speaking after his retirement from FC cricket earlier this year ? "Till the last year, I was raring to go [in domestic cricket]. I served my team for long, but the selectors ignored me. Im disappointed. I wanted to play alongside X for one last time, wanted to play in IPL but unfortunately that did not happen." This guy made his first-class debut in 1989 and played 129 games, scoring 9965 runs at an average of 59.67 including 35 centuries. He last played senior domestic cricket in 2004-05.30 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 87. Vinod KambliA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 88. This is the "Barassi Line", as proposed by Professor Ian Turner in 1978. What does the red line depict?31 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 89. The red line divides the regions where Australian rules football (in yellow) and rugby football (in green) were the most popular football codesA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 90. In 1991, Bertrand Gachot was sent for a two-month prison stint, received for spraying CS gas on a London taxicab driver after a traffic altercation (his race seat was filled temporarily by then-unknown Michael Schumacher, making his Formula One debut). When he was finally released from prison, he had missed four races and the Jordan racing team was not interested in returning his seat as they had already given this seat to someone else for the last two races of the season. Who was his seat given to?32 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 91. Alessandro ZanardiA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 92. A non profit organization started by Charles Frederick Holder and Francis F. Rowland, has annually produced the New Years Day Parade since 1895 and the _________ Game (usually played on New Years Day in Pasadena), since 1902. This "Americas New Year Celebration" is "a festival of flowers, music and equestrians and sports unequaled anywhere in the world“ Fill in the Blank33 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 93. Rose BowlA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 94. This 42 year old guy was supposed to make his comeback from retirement at the KFC Big bash. He will combine his playing commitments with the Melbourne Stars with his role as a television commentator. He says the Big Bash could be played alongside this summers Test series against India without being detrimental to either format of the game. One of his main reasons for making a comeback was so that his three children, now aged 14, 12 and 10, would get a better appreciation of what he did for a living. After a recent accident, this comeback is in doubt. Who?Audience The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 95. Shane WarneAudience The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 96. This was a cast-iron and plate-glass building originally erected in Hyde Park, London, England, to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. What name did Punch magazine give to this building which later came to be associated with the area itself?34 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 97. The Crystal PalaceA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 98. This guy was the first Indian to win a title abroad (in 1956) and was among the first awardees of the Arjuna award in 1961. His son is a 7 time national champion in another sport. Identify the guy receiving the Petroleum Sports Control Board Award award from E. Ponnuswamy on January 29, 200135 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 99. Nandu NatekarA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 100. This is arguably the most famous boxing related magazine in the world. It was once edited by Nat Fleisher. Currently it is owned by ‘Golden Boy Enterprises’ Which boxer is the founder of GBP Inc?36 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 101. Oscar De La HoyaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 102. A distinguished lawyer, this guy was instrumental in the development and success of professional basketball. On June 6, 1946, while already serving as president of the American Hockey League, he was appointed president of the newly formed Basketball Association of America (BAA) In 17 years as president, he expanded the NBA to 17 teams, introduced the collegiate draft and instituted the 24 second shot clock (created by Dan Biasone). In 1954, he also increased national recognition of the game immensely by securing its first television contract. Who?37 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 103. Maurice PodoloffA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 104. He was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, grew up in Djibouti, and arrived in Britain aged 8 years old. He holds European track record for 10,000 metres, the British road record for 10,000 metres, the British indoor record in the 3000 metres, the British track record for 5000 metres and the European indoor record for 5000 metres. In July 2010, he won Britains first-ever mens European gold medal at 10,000 m Who?38 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 105. Mohammad ‘Mo’ FarahA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 106. This player was a part of 3 successive Olympic Gold winning Hockey teams. He then captained his country to the finals of his 4th successive Olympics, but lost in the finals. However, he still (jointly) holds the record for most number of medals won by a hockey player. Who?39 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 107. Leslie ClaudiusA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 108. “Peter Maravich shot faster than his shadow and had developed the habit of shooting the ball from his side, as if he were holding a revolver.” What familiar nickname was he given because of this?40 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 109. Pistol PeteA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 110. Established in 1886, this was the first multipurpose sports complex ever to be built, anywhere in the world. It was named after its first patron, and is widely renowned as one of the premier clubs for this sport in the world. By the late 1920s, annual Oxford v Cambridge challenges at rugby, football and athletics had taken place at the Club for over thirty years and, at times, as many as 10,000 spectators were attracted to the grounds. As these events outgrew the Clubs facilities, they were transferred to their new homes at Twickenham, Wembley and White City. Which Club?41 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 111. Queen’s ClubA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 112. He lost out on a medal at the 1972 Olympics, when 3 runners overtook him in the last 150m. He proceeded to set American records in all categories from 2000 to 10000m. However, his Olympic dream remained incomplete when he died in 1975 in a car crash. Who?42 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 113. Steven PrefontaineA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2011 Aditya Gadre
  • 114. Thanks for coming The questions and answers for this quiz will be uploaded soon.Visit notesandstones.blogspot.com for more details Feedback adityadgadre@gmail.com