Q.3• X,the German Luxury Carmaker purchased 40 percent stakes of Mercedes Formula One Motor Racing Team owned by the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund aabar Investments in the third week of November 2012.• ID X
Q.11• The Old Firm is the collective name for the Glasgow association football clubs X and Y.• The origin of the term is unclear but may derive from the commercial benefits of the two clubs rivalry.• The two clubs are the most successful in Scotland, between them having won 97 Scottish League championships, 68 Scottish Cups and 41 Scottish League Cups.• Id X and Y.
Q.12• This is an annual 10-team international (12 since 2011) cricket tournament held at the Kowloon Cricket Club and fully sanctioned by the International Cricket Council.• The tournament is made for television, with rules and a venue that encourage aggressive batting and high scoring.• Identify the tournament.
Q.14• X was a FIFA referee in the World Cup qualifier between El Salvador and the Netherlands Antilles in1988.Soon after this, X had to retire from football referring because the FIFA age limit referees was lowered to 45.However,this allowed him to start his career as a cricket umpire. Who?
Q.15• In 1935,he toured New Zealand with the Indian Hockey team,he was later picked for the hockey team for the Berlin Olympics and cricket team to England.• He later represented India in one test match and also bowled the first ball in the history of Ranji Trophy . Name this versatile Indian sportsman.
• All four teams have nicknames based on animal and birds• Ivory coast Football Team-The Elephants• South African Rugby Team-The Springboks• New Zealand Cricket Team-The Kiwis• Australian Hockey Team-The Kookaburas
• Five batsmen have been left stranded on 99* in a test match. The unlucky batsmen are Geoff Boycott, Steve Waugh, Alex Tudor, Shaun Pollock and Andrew Hall. While four of them managed test centuries, 99* is the highest test score for Alex Tudor.
Hockey India League Teams • Delhi Wave Riders • Mumbai Magicians • Punjab Warriors • Ranchi Rhinos
#5• X competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he won a gold medal in heavyweight freestyle wrestling. X is also one of only four people to complete a Grand Slam in amateur wrestling which is the junior nationals, the NCAAs, the World Championships and the Olympics.• X is the only Olympic wrestling gold medalist in the history of professional wrestling.ID X
Cleared the tree !!The ground opened as the Beverley ground in 1847, and was built around the tree. The presence of a tree within the playing area required special local rules. Shots blocked by the tree were counted as a four. Only four cricketers have cleared the tree to score a six. Arthur Jacko Watson of Sussex in 1925, the West Indies Learie Constantine (1928), Middlesexs Jim Smith (1939), and Carl Hooper (1992).
• Played for ICC associate as well as ICC full member nation.• Ed Joyce(Ireland and England)• Geraint Jones(England and Papua new guinea)• Eoin Morgan(Ireland and England)• Dirk Nannes(Netherlands and Australia)
2006 FIFA World Cup• It was 18th FIFA World Cup• Held in Germany• Italy was Champion• “The time of our lives” was official song
#12• He was a flying ace and was famous for his solo flight across the Mediterranean without stopping . He fell victim to enemy fire a month before the end of World War I . Something big is named after him . Who is he?
#14Apart from Sevens Rugby and Kitesurfing(which replaces Windsurfing), which is thethird event confirmed to be returning to theSummer Olympics in 2016 after 112 yearsafter being held only twice in 1900 and 1904Olympics?
#15• X is an American professional baseball third baseman with the New York Yankees. He previously played shortstop for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. In December 2007 he signed a 10 year contract with the yankees valued at $275 million which is the richest contract in Baseball history.