X was nicknamed quot;_______ the Terriblequot;.
Tennis magazine named X as one of the ten
greatest tennis players since 1966, calling
him quot;the game's greatest overachieverquot; and
emphasizing his importance in the game's
history. X captured eight Grand Slam singles
titles during his career and competed in a
total of 19 Grand Slam singles finals, a
record for a male player. Identify X.
X is a female boxer from Manipur, who came
back from a two-year sabbatical to clinch her
fourth successive World Amateur boxing
gold in 2008. She is right now posted as
DSP at bapupara police station. Who?
Round 3 - Cluetopia
Order reverses again.
After first clue- +20 for correct, -10 for wrong
After second clue- +10 for correct, -5 for
After first clue- +5 for correct, no negative for
One shot per question.
Clue 1: He played one first-class cricket match for
Essex, against Lancashire at Aigburth in 1962, making
0 not out in the first innings, and was bowled by Colin
Hilton, again for 0, in the second. He is currently
Director of Football for McDonald's fast food chain.
Clue 2: He had played one game short of 500 for West
Ham, scoring 252 goals. He was briefly Player/Manager
for Telford United, served as assistant coach for
England from 1977-1982, and managed Chelsea for two
years after that.
Clue 3: In the game's history as the only player to have
scored a hat-trick in a World Cup final.
Clue 1 He holds the unique distinction of being the only captain to
lead his side to Ranji, Duleep and Deodhar Trophy victories in a
Clue 2 He made his first Test double century at the Antigua
Recreation Ground against the West Indies in June 2006. His 212
was made in over 500 minutes during the second innings was the
equal second highest by an Indian batsman in the Caribbean.
Clue 3 He made his Twenty20 (T20) debut for Mumbai against
Tamil Nadu at Ahmadabad. He joined the Bangalore Royal
Challengers team for $1,50,000 and he played in five matches for
the team during the 2008 season of the Indian Premier League
(IPL), making 110 runs, including a half-century.
Clue 1 In the 1975 World Cup held at Kuala Lumpur, he helped
Indian Hockey Team to win the gold medal. He as a member of
Indian team also participated in Munich Olympics held in the 1972.
He won Madhya Pradesh's Betul seat in 1991.
Clue 2 After the Indian Hockey Federation was suspended in
April, 2008, He was selected to head a new committee created by
the Indian Olympic Association to organize hockey in India.
Clue 3 He has also authored an autobiography, `To Hell with
Clue 1 He won six Grand Prix races in a short career at the
highest level. In 1979 he finished second by four points in the
championship to team-mate Jody Scheckter. He was taken on by
reigning world champions Ferrari for the end of the season in 1978
and from 1978 to 1982 drove for the Italian team.
Clue 2 He died in a 140 mph crash with the March of Jochen
Mass during qualifying for the 1982 Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder.
Clue 3 His son, became Formula One world champion in 1997
and he has a Formula-1 track named after him.
Clue 1 X's career win–loss record in singles matches of 1,309–
146 (.900) is the best of any professional player in tennis history.
Clue 2 X won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, including a record 7 at
the French Open. X won at least one Grand Slam singles title each
year for 13 consecutive years, from 1974 through 1986.
Clue 3 X is currently married to golfer Greg Norman.
Clue 1 His major contribution in academic medicine was in the
field of autonomic failure, an area of neurology focusing on
illnesses characterized by certain automatic responses of the
nervous system (for example, elevated heart rate when standing
up) not occurring.
Clue 2 He was the inaugural recipient of the Sports Illustrated
Sportsman of the Year award in 1955.
Clue 3 His memoir is title quot;The Four Minute Milequot;.
Clue 1 Regarded as one of the greatest spin bowlers, he played
36 Tests between 1951 and 1962 and captured 149 wickets. His
best was 9/102 against West Indies in 1958-59 at Kanpur.
Clue 2 He was nicknamed ‘Fergie’ after Wilfred Ferguson and
settled in Trinidad & Tobago 2 years before Retirement.
Clue 3 His career ended after the controversy regarding his
teammate calling the receptionist at the hotel into their room for
Round 4- Sports and Politics
10 points for correct answer.
Which former cricketer will contest the
upcoming Lok Sabha General Elections for
the BJP from the East Delhi constituency?
He was the first Test cricketer to finish his
Test career with over 2000 runs but without
Heserves as secretary of the All India
Congress Committee, the central governing
body of India's largest political party. He is
also a founder and director of BAG Films
Limited, the Honorary Secretary of Uttar
Pradesh Cricket Association and ex-
manager of the Indian National Cricket
Team. He is also the Chairman of the Media
Committee of BCCI. Who am I talking about?
She is a Member of Parliament, representing
Krishnagar in West Bengal, affiliated to the
Communist Party of India (Marxist). An
athlete and won the Gold medals in 800 m
and 1500 m events in the 1998 Asian
Games. She is a recipient of the Rajiv
Gandhi Khel Ratna award for the year 1998-
1999 and was awarded the Padma Shri in
X is the Senior Vice President of the Indian
Olympic Association in addition to being the
Presidents of the General Association of
National Sports Federations and the
Archery Association of India. He is the
deputy leader of the BJP parliamentary
party. Simply Identify X.
He was given the Arjuna award in 1961, the first
ever from his sport to be rewarded with this
national honour. He won the National
Championship 17 times and represented India
at all levels of international competition
including five Olympic Games He documented
his sporting experience in a book of his
memoirs From Rome to Moscow. He was a
member of the Indian Parliament for 25 years
from 1952 to 1977 from Bikaner.
He served in the Indian Air Force from 1965
to 1974 as a pilot, and participated in the
Indo-Pakistani Wars of 1965 and 1971. He is
associated with Sai Service, one of the
largest dealerships of Maruti and Bajaj
passenger vehicles in India. During the
tenure of P.V.Narasimha Rao, he served as
the Minister of State for Railways from 1995
to 1996. Who am I talking about?