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Sports Quiz 23rd Jan 2014

  1. 1. THE PRELIMS
  2. 2. 1. X is a sport that was played in the Summer Olympics only once in 1900 and never again. Four countries England, France, Belgium and Netherlands were originally scheduled to participate but only two ended up playing. Also the sport was played in a stadium named Vélodrome de Vincennes near Paris, France .Identify X
  3. 3. 2. The Old Firm Derby, one of the oldest derbies in football, is played between which two teams?
  4. 4. 3*. The Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the year is a category voted for by a specialist panel of the World‟s leading alternative sports journalists. Who won this award in 2013?
  5. 5. 4. ID
  6. 6. 5. On 30th April 1993, at Hamburg, a 38-year old psychologically abnormal German Gunter Parche did something that shook the sporting world. What did he do?
  7. 7. 6. Fill in the blanks 1983- Prudential 1987- Reliance 1992- Benson and Hedges 1996- ___________
  8. 8. 7. Born to father Rolf and mother Elisabeth, X drove his first cart at the age of 4. He was the youngest member of the Kerpen-Horrem karting club, where he won his first club championship. He obtained his car license at the age of 12, and went on to win many European kart championships before quitting school and racing to become a mechanic. After a two year sabbatical, he took part in the Formula Ford series, before breaking into the Formula Three series. Instead of moving to the formula 3000, he took part in several long distance races including Le Mans, before finally making it to the F1 series. Identify X.
  9. 9. 8. X was recruited very heavily by college golf powers, and chose Stanford University, the 1994 NCAA Division I champions. He enrolled at Stanford in the fall of 1994 under a golf scholarship, winning his first collegiate event, the 40th Annual William H. Tucker Invitational, that September. He declared a major in economics, and was nicknamed "Urkel" by college teammate Notah Begay III. In 1995, he successfully defended his U.S. Amateur title at the Newport Country Club in Rhode Island and was voted Pac-10 Player of the Year, NCAA First Team All-American, and Stanford's Male Freshman of the Year (an award that encompasses all sports). ID X
  10. 10. 9.
  11. 11. 10*. Techniques associated with which sport?  Punching  Kneeflipping  Back pivot  Back roller  Beam  High siding  Dump track  Taco  Biner  Troying  pirouette
  12. 12. 11. ID
  13. 13. 12*.Which cricketing term originates from the old French word meaning “not equal”.
  14. 14. 13. ID this star who made her debut in the Telugu film industry with an item song.
  15. 15. 14. ID
  16. 16. 15. A rivalry built on proximity, sheepshagging jokes and proud rugby-playing histories for both nations, the bad blood between X and Y has increased in recent times, with X twice robbing Y of a Rugby World Cup final berth, knocking them out in the semis in both 1991 and 2003. (In fact, Y hasn't won a world cup in 20 years, despite being the sport's most dominant team for much of the period. Then Xs captain George Gregan's on-field taunts of "four more years, boys, four more years" when the 2003 World Cup semi-final was in the bag for the X‟s only added fuel to the rivalry fire. Most recently, X won the Tri-Nations final against the Y, ending a 10year losing streak
  17. 17. 16. Name the only man to captain England in Cricket and Football. In 1903 he scored 287 on his Test debut, setting a world record for the highest Test score
  18. 18. 17.Connect `
  19. 19.  18. What was made to trick an Irish team into consuming more of it and getting intoxicated, so that the reigning monarch could get his team to win at a game of tent-pegging?
  20. 20. 1. X is a sport that was played in the Summer Olympics only once in 1900 and never again. Four countries England, France, Belgium and Netherlands were originally scheduled to participate but only two ended up playing. Also the sport was played in a stadium named Vélodrome de Vincennes near Paris, France .Identify X
  21. 21.  CRICKET
  22. 22. 2. The Old Firm Derby, one of the oldest derbies in football, is played between which two teams?
  23. 23.  RANGER F.C. AND CELTIC
  24. 24. 3. The Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the year is a category voted for by a specialist panel of the World‟s leading alternative sports journalists. Who won this award in 2013?
  25. 25.  FELIX BAUMGARTNER
  26. 26. 4. ID
  27. 27.  FRED PERRY
  28. 28. 5. On 30th April 1993, at Hamburg, a 38-year old psychologically abnormal German Gunter Parche did something that shook the sporting world. What did he do?
  29. 29.  STABBED MONICA SELES
  30. 30. 6. Fill in the blanks 1983- Prudential 1987- Reliance 1992- Benson and Hedges 1996- ___________
  31. 31.  WILLS CUP
  32. 32. 7. Born to father Rolf and mother Elisabeth, X drove his first cart at the age of 4. He was the youngest member of the KerpenHorrem karting club, where he won his first club championship. He obtained his car license at the age of 12, and went on to win many European kart championships before quitting school and racing to become a mechanic. After a two year sabbatical, he took part in the Formula Ford series, before breaking into the Formula Three series. Instead of moving to the formula 3000, he took part in several long distance races including Le Mans, before finally making it to the F1 series, where he won his first race at the Belgian Grand Prix. Identify X.
  33. 33.  MICHAEL SCHUMACHER
  34. 34. 8. X was recruited very heavily by college golf powers, and chose Stanford University, the 1994 NCAA Division I champions. He enrolled at Stanford in the fall of 1994 under a golf scholarship, winning his first collegiate event, the 40th Annual William H. Tucker Invitational, that September. He declared a major in economics, and was nicknamed "Urkel" by college teammate Notah Begay III. In 1995, he successfully defended his U.S. Amateur title at the Newport Country Club in Rhode Island and was voted Pac-10 Player of the Year, NCAA First Team All-American, and Stanford's Male Freshman of the Year (an award that encompasses all sports). ID X
  35. 35.  TIGER WOODS
  36. 36. 9.
  37. 37.  RIO FERDINAND
  38. 38. 10*. Techniques associated with which sport?  Punching  Kneeflipping  Back pivot  Back roller  Beam  High siding  Dump track  Taco  Biner  Troying  pirouette
  39. 39.  WHITE WATER RAFTING
  40. 40. 11. ID
  41. 41.  BILLY BEANE
  42. 42. 12*.Which cricketing term originates from the old French word meaning “not equal”.
  43. 43.  UMPIRE
  44. 44. 13. ID this star who made her debut in the Telugu film industry with an item song.
  45. 45.  JWALA GUTTA
  46. 46. 14. ID
  47. 47.  CATHY FREEMAN
  48. 48. 15. A rivalry built on proximity, sheepshagging jokes and proud rugby-playing histories for both nations, the bad blood between X and Y has increased in recent times, with X twice robbing Y of a Rugby World Cup final berth, knocking them out in the semis in both 1991 and 2003. (In fact, Y hasn't won a world cup in 20 years, despite being the sport's most dominant team for much of the period. Then Xs captain George Gregan's on-field taunts of "four more years, boys, four more years" when the 2003 World Cup semi-final was in the bag for the X‟s only added fuel to the rivalry fire. Most recently, X won the Tri-Nations final against the Y, ending a 10year losing streak
  49. 49.  X- THE WALLABIES(AUSTRALIA)  Y-THE ALL BLACKS(NEW ZEALAND)
  50. 50. 16. Name the only man to captain England in Cricket and Football. In 1903 he scored 287 on his Test debut, setting a world record for the highest Test score
  51. 51.  TIP FOSTER
  52. 52. 17.Connect
  53. 53.  ONLY PLAYERS TO PLAY FOR BOTH ICC ASSOCIATE AND FULL TEST PLAYING NATIONS.
  54. 54.  18. What was made to trick an Irish team into consuming more of it and getting intoxicated, so that the reigning monarch could get his team to win at a game of tent-pegging?
  55. 55.  PATIALA PEG
  56. 56. ROUND 2 GUESS THE NAME OF THE SPORT DIFFERENTIAL MARKING 2N+5 (N= NO. OF TEAMS WHO ANSWER INCORRECTLY)
  57. 57. 1.
  58. 58. 2.
  59. 59. 3.
  60. 60. 4.
  61. 61. 5.
  62. 62. 6.
  63. 63. 1. SEPAK TAKROW
  64. 64. 2.WIFE CARRYING/ EUKONKANTO
  65. 65. 3.STREET LUGE
  66. 66. 4. BUZKASHI
  67. 67. 5.JEU DE PAUME
  68. 68. 6.ROQUE
  69. 69. THE FINALS INFINITE BOUNCE +10 ON DIRECT AND ON PASS QUESTIONS
  70. 70. According to Heiner Gillmeister, a European language expert of Bonn University, this game derives its name from the Middle Dutch met de sen (i.e., "with the stick chase"), which also suggests a Dutch connection in the sport‟s origin. It is more likely that the terminology of the sport was based on words in use in south-east England at the time and, given trade connections with the County of Flanders, especially in the 15th century when it belonged to the Duchy of Burgundy, many Middle Dutch words found their way into southern English dialects. Identify X.
  71. 71.  CRICKET
  72. 72.  MARTA- ONLY PLAYER TO WIN 5 CONSECUTIVE FIFA WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD (MOST BY ANY PLAYER)
  73. 73. Willie Renshaw did it in 1881. R.F. Doherty repeated this feat in 1898, and so did Fred Perry and Suzanne Lenglen. Rod Laver did it twice, in 1961 and 1962. What is the record each of these people hold with context to Wimbledon finals?
  74. 74.  WON THE WIMBLEDON FINAL IN UNDER 1 HOUR
  75. 75. X and his son Y are together the only father-son pair to captain the Indian cricket team. X is also the only Test cricketer to have played for both India and England. X went to Oxford in 1927 and in 1931, hit 238* in a University Match against Cambridge, a record that stood till 2005. He scored a century on debut for England in the opening match of the highly controversial 193233 Ashes Series played in Australia. However, he was dropped after the second test for dissenting against his captain Z‟s tactics and famously commented, “I am told he has his good points. In three months, I am yet to see them.” He later went on to captain India. In 1959, X‟s son Y, beat the school record set in 1919 by Z by scoring 1,068 runs in a season for Winchester. Despite a career threatening injury, he made his debut against England in 1961. In 2007, the MCC commissioned a trophy for the Test match series between India and England in their honour. Identify X, Y and Z.
  76. 76.  X-IFTIKHAR ALI KHAN PATAUDI  Y-MANSOOR ALI KHAN PATAUDI  Z-DOUGLAS JARDINE
  77. 77. Former logo of which team
  78. 78.  MANCHESTER UNITED
  79. 79. X was known for her clean technique, innovative and difficult original skills, and her stoic, cool demeanor in competition. On the uneven bars, X performed her own release move, a kip to immediate straddled front salto. The skill is named after her in the women's Code of Points, where it is currently rated an "E" (i.e., highdifficulty) element. Also named after her is the “X dismount", an underswing half turn into a back salto. On the balance beam, X was the first gymnast to successfully perform an aerial walkover and an aerial cartwheel-back handspring flight series. She is also credited as being the first gymnast to perform a double-twist dismount. X‟s skills on the floor exercise included a tucked double back salto and a double twist. In the early part of her career, X's competitive vault was a piked Tsukahara (a half-turn pre-flight followed by a piked back salto). Later she vaulted a tucked Cuervo (handspring half turn into tucked back salto).
  80. 80.  NADIA COMANECCI
  81. 81. X, born on 22nd October 1929 and nicknamed “The Black Spider”, “The Black Octopus” or “The Lion”, was a Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper, considered by many to be the greatest in the history of the game. A natural all round sportsman, X nearly gave up football in favour of ice-hockey(for which he won the Soviet title in 1953). His fantastic performances earned him 75 caps for the Soviet union winning the 1956 Olympic gold and the 1960 European championship as well as finishing third in the 1966 World cup finals and winning the 1963 European player of the year award domestically he only played for one club (Dynamo Moscow). X‟s FIFA testimonial match was held at the Lenin stadium in Moscow with 100,000 fans attending, and a host galaxy of stars, including Pele, Eusebio and Franz Beckenbauer. ID x.
  82. 82.  LEV YASHIN
  83. 83. In his youth he used to play football. At age 12, he played under-14 football for Warwickshire. He suffered several injuries in his football career. In 1984, he had a trial with Rangers F.C., a football club based in Glasgow. However, his football career was short lived, and interest grew towards „other areas‟ by age 19. Today, he is known throughout the world for his achievements in these „other areas‟. ID X.
  84. 84.  GORDON RAMSEY
  85. 85. Traditionally, the last person to finish this is called the Lantern rogue or the Red lantern ( because it hangs at the back of a train). What are we talking about
  86. 86.  TOUR DE FRANCE
  87. 87. X was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, to Emmanuel "Mike" X and Elizabeth "Betty" X (née Dudley). His father, a former Olympic boxer for Iran , is of Armenian and Assyrian descent. X mother, Betty, is a breast cancer survivor. At age 13, X was sent to Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy in Florida. He was meant to stay for only 3 months because that was all his father could afford. After thirty minutes of watching X play, Bollettieri called Mike and said: "Take your check back. He's here for free," claiming that X had more natural talent than anyone else he had seen. X dropped out of school in the ninth grade. ID X.
  88. 88.  ANDRE AGASSI
  89. 89. L‟Euipe, the main sponsor of the Tour De France, has a yellow newsprint which, in turn, gives the colour for the jersey of the leader of each stage in the competition. In a similar vein, X, the title sponsor of Y, has a pink newsprint which, in turn, gives the colour for the jersey of the leader of each stage in the competition. X and Y???
  90. 90.  X-LA GAZZETA DEL SPORTO  Y- GIRO D‟ ITALIA
  91. 91.  THE OSCARS OF CHESS
  92. 92. CONNECT
  93. 93.  PLAYERS WHO HAVE SCORED DOUBLE CENTURIES ON TEST DEBUT
  94. 94.  What‟s missing?
  95. 95.  The Musketeers(men‟s singles      trophy of Wimbledon) Men's Singles, winner of the Coupe des Mousquetaires Women's Singles, winner of the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen Men's Doubles, winners of the Coupe Jacques Brugnon Women's Doubles, winners of the Coupe Simone Mathieu Mixed Doubles, winners of the Coupe Marcel Bernard
  96. 96.  This guy made his debut for the Indian Hockey team in 1966, and participated in the Pre-Olympic tournament held in London the next year. Further, he played in the Olympic games Mexico 1968 and delivered a brilliant performance although the Indian hockey squad stood at 3rd spot at the event.  His biggest moment came in 1975 when he captained the Indian hockey team to the world cup victory.  Who?
  97. 97.  Ajit Pal Singh
  98. 98.  X was coached initially by his father, Roshan, the 1957 British Open champion, then by his late brother Torsam. After his brother's sudden death he was coached by his cousin Rehmat Khan, who guided X through most of his career. X was a sickly child and physically very weak. Though the doctors had advised him not to take part in any sort of physical activity, after undergoing a couple of hernia operations his father let him play and try out their family game. In 1979, the Pakistan selectors decided not to select X to play in the world championships in Australia, judging him too weak from a recent illness. X decided instead to enter the World Amateur Individual Championship and, at the age of 15, became the youngest-ever winner of that event
  99. 99.  JAHANGIR KHAN
  100. 100. Whose Career highlights and awards  6× NBA champion  2× NBA Finals MVP  6× NBA Most Valuable Player  19× NBA All-Star  10× All-NBA First Team  5× All-NBA Second Team  5× NBA All-Defensive First Team  6× NBA All-Defensive Second Team  NBA Rookie of the Year  NBA All-Rookie Team  2× NBA scoring champion  NBA rebounding champion  4× NBA blocks leader  NBA all-time leading scorer  NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team  No. 33 retired by Los Angeles Lakers  No. 33 retired by Milwaukee Bucks  3× NCAA champion  3× NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player  3× National college player of the year  No. 33 retired by UCLA
  101. 101.  KAREEM ABDUL JABBAR
  102. 102. Google created this doodle for which pioneer of cricket
  103. 103.  BIRTH OF JOHN WISDEN
  104. 104. Who is he and what did he invent? (Its testing is being depicted in this picture)
  105. 105.  ROBERT CADE- GATORADE
  106. 106. Origin of what?
  107. 107.  ORIGIN OF BEIJING 2008 LOGO, „DANCING BEIJING‟
  108. 108. Prometheus is A Titan, the son of lapetus and Themis., and brother to Atlas, Epimetheus and Menoetius. He was a champion of mankind, known for his wily intelligence, who stole fire from Zeus and gave it to mortals. Zeus then punished him for his crime by having him bound to a rock while a great eagle ate his liver everyday only to have it grow back to be eaten again the next day. His myth has been treated by a number of ancient sources. How has Prometheus‟ crime been immortalized.
  109. 109.  THE INTRODUCTION OF THE OLYMPIC FLAME
  110. 110. Wiki says “ he is now a successful businessman and an ordained Christian minister who has his own church”. Who??
  111. 111.  GEORGE FOREMAN
  112. 112. What does this list, each named after flowering and/or aromatic trees or shrubs, make up? Tea olive Pink dogwood Flowering peach Flowering crab apple Magnolia Juniper Pampas Yellow jasmine Carolina cherry Camellia White dogwood Golden bell Azalea Chinese fir Firethorn Redbud Nandina Holly
  113. 113.  18 HOLES AT THE AUGUSTA MASTERS
  114. 114. ID this „MASTER OF PAIN‟
  115. 115.  MARK CALAWAY- THE UNDERTAKER
  116. 116. Who said these lines and in which movie„ God made countries, god makes things, and the rules by which they govern. And those rules say that the sabbath is his. And I for one intend to keep it that way‟
  117. 117.  CHARIOTS OF FIRE  ERIC LIDDELL
  118. 118. Pictorial representation of which motor racing disaster-
  119. 119.  LE MANS 24 HOUR RACE 1955- 84 PEOPLE DIED
  120. 120. X was the first baseball star to be the subject of overwhelming interest by the public. Baseball had seen star players before, such as Cobb and "Shoeless Joe" Jackson, but both men had uneasy relations with fans, in Cobb's case sometimes marked by violence. X's biographers agree that he benefited from the timing of his ascension to "Home Run King". Montville notes that as a larger-than-life figure capable of unprecedented athletic feats in what was the nation's largest city, X became an icon of the significant social changes. According to Creamer, “X transcended sport, moved far beyond the artificial limits of baselines and outfield fences and sports pages“. Id X
  121. 121.  BABE RUTH
  122. 122. He was great with building machines and built one used for bowling cricket balls. A stained glass window in a dining hall at Cambridge commemorates his work. We know him for his contribution to the world of logic and mathematics. Who?
  123. 123.  JOHN VENN
  124. 124. Who is the only Indian-born cricketer to have won the Sitarae-Imtiaz – Pakistan‟s third highest honour and civilian award.
  125. 125.  BOB WOOLMER
  126. 126. ID this great American diver
  127. 127.  GREG LOUGANIS
  128. 128. Launched last summer in 15 varieties, mostly in the shape of mini tennis balls, the candy sells for 5.99$ and was on sale at a 1$ discount during the US Open. X even contemplated briefly changing her name in order to promote the line, before deciding otherwise. ID X
  129. 129.  SUGARPOVA/ MARIA SHARAPOVA
  130. 130. The Marquess of Queensberry rules is a code of generally accepted rules named so because John Douglas, the 9th Marquess of Queensberry publicly endorsed the code, although they were written by a sportsman named John Graham Chambers. These form the modern basis of which sport.
  131. 131.  BOXING
  132. 132. In 1956 when he was ten, Richard Stokes was taken by his father to the Ashes Test at Old Trafford, and watched X. "I cannot recall all the dismissals," he said, "but I can tell you the crowd was really excited and there was a lot of noise." In 1999, while working in India, businessman Stokes strolled to watch a Test match between India and Pakistan in Delhi - and endured an even noisier day as Y. X and Y are two similar incidents, what are they?
  133. 133.  X-JIM LAKER TAKING 10 WICKETS AGAINST ENGLAND  Y- ANIL KUMBLE TAKING 10 WICKETS AGAINST PAKISTAN
  134. 134. Who said these words“You will be nearer to heaven playing football than studying the Bhagavad-Gita.”
  135. 135.  SWAMI VIVEKANANDA
  136. 136. Born in a Marathi Brahmin family, he was raised by his grandparents at Shivaji Park where many a great cricketer have practised and went on to play for India. He went Shardashram Vidyamandir school and was later coached by Ramakant Achrekar. On 16th Oct 2013, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket just before the start of the 2013-14 Ranji season. Who am I talking about?
  137. 137.  AJIT AGARKAR
  138. 138. Connect
  139. 139.  NAMES OF PARTICIPATING       TEAMS OF INDIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE 2014 DELHI WAVERIDERS KALINGA LANCERS MUMBAI MAGICIANS PUNJAB WARRIORS RANCHI RHINOS UP WIZARDS
  140. 140. Rules of which sport Each team consists of 12 players, but only 9 players take the field.  A match consists of two innings. An innings consists of chasing and running turns of 9 minutes each.  The chasers ends in the shortest time possible.  The team that takes the shortest time to tag/tap all the opponents in the field, wins.  then players can takes off the field.  they must sit in a zig zag manner
  141. 141.  KHO KHO
  142. 142. ID this famous Greco-Roman wrestler
  143. 143.  ALEXANDER KARELIN
  144. 144. In archery, what is the term “Robin Hood” denote?
  145. 145.  An accomplishment named after the legendary character and the feat he performed in the famous archery contest. It occurs when an archer drives the tip of the shaft of one arrow deep into the end of another arrow already in the bullseye.
  146. 146. The Olympic flame is a practice continued from the ancient Olympic games. In Olympia(Greece), a flame was ignited and then kept burning until the closing of the Olympic games. The flame first appeared in the modern Olympics at the 1928 Olympic games in Amsterdam. The flame itself represents a number of things, including purity and the Endeavour for perfection. What exact method is used to light the Olympic flame?
  147. 147.  The Olympic flame is lit at the ancient site of Olympia by women wearing ancient-style robes and using a curved mirror and the sun.
  148. 148.  Frank Nicklin was a journalist who worked at big publications such as the Daily Telegraph and The Sun .He was responsible for awarding players marks out of 10, introducing goal times into results and signing up big-name columnists. His most enduring legacy however is that he became the first journalist to coin a particular nickname early in his career. What nickname?
  149. 149.  BUSBY BABES
  150. 150. The alplabhet C in A.C. MILAN stands for an italian word. What is this word??
  151. 151.  Calcio
  152. 152. In 1992, Alveraz Alemao was caught with a cargo of gold and was killed after a struggle wit 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 blanks
  153. 153.  Churchill
  154. 154.  ID both
  155. 155.  WR HAMMOND AND DON BRADMAN
  156. 156.  CONNECT  Jaipal Singh  Lal Bokhari  Dhyan Chand  Kishan Lal  KD SiNgh  Balbir Singh senior  Charanjit Singh  Vasudev Bhaskaran
  157. 157.  Captains of Indian hockey teams which won gold in the Olympics

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