The Sports Quiz – Elims       answers     Mood Indigo 2012
This guy’s major accomplishments as a junior     player came at Wimbledon where, in 1998, he     won both the singles tour...
Roger FedererA                   The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                           Aditya Gadre
Prior to Bradley Wiggins’ victory in 2012, who    held the record for highest position for a    British cyclist in the Tou...
Bradley Wiggins    3rd place in 2009A                       The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                            ...
With a bronze medal in Long Jump at the 2003    World Championships in Athletics in Paris, who    became the first Indian ...
Anju Bobby GeorgeA                       The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                               ...
Identify the person who won this race in one    of the most tragic images in the history of    sport.                  Lar...
4   The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                           Aditya Gadre
Jesse Owens    Had to resort to racing against horses for money    after the OlympicsA                                   T...
‘Olympic Gold Quest’ is a program of the      Foundation of Sports And Games (founded in      2001), started by Indian spo...
Viren RasquinhaA                     The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                             Aditya...
This team comprised representatives from 4     countries. Their first game was against a South     African Non-European te...
The East Africa cricket teamA                                  The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                         ...
One of the not-so-famous nicknames for this     football club is “i gobbi” which means “the     hunchbacks”     This nickn...
Juventus    Called the “Old Lady of Turin”    Hunchback because Old Ladies have hunched backsA                            ...
Who is this    guy serving    to Maria    Sharapova ?8                   The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012               ...
Rory McIlroy    You see Caroline Wozniacki in the backgroundA                                  The Sports Quiz - Mood Indi...
This guy was accused of professionalism and     suspended from competition.     He travelled to California instead as a   ...
Paavo NurmiA                 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                         Aditya Gadre
Name the person blanked out. This was his only silver     medal. The rest all were gold.      Rank                    Name...
Carl Lewis    His other Olympic medals are all goldA                               The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012     ...
Gary Higginbotham, the manager of a certain Richard Dawson from Oklahoma speaking around the end of November in Manchester...
(Freddie) FlintoffA                        The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                             ...
Frank Nicklin was a journalist who worked at big publications such as the Manchester Evening News, Daily Telegraph and The...
Busby BabesA                 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                         Aditya Gadre
The first recorded use of the term is from 1905, from the Swiss dialect of the French term meaning “small coasting sled” W...
LugeA          The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                  Aditya Gadre
William Wilson is believed to have been the First Baths Master of the Arlington Baths Club in Glasgow. He is credited with...
Water PoloA                The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                        Aditya Gadre
This Gujarati from Bombay captured her first senior national title, defeating Manjusha Pawangadkar at Pune in 1998. She th...
Aparna PopatA                  The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                          Aditya Gadre
What are these guys doing? (please be specific)16                           The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012            ...
Kissing Brickyard    A tradition since 1996, the winning team kisses the Yard    of Bricks to pay tribute to the fabled hi...
On 25 October 1973, about 13 years after his epic race, this guy died at the age of 41 from a cerebral hemorrhage. He left...
Abebe BikilaA                  The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                          Aditya Gadre
Which 17 year old (literally) made waves at the London Olympics with 5 medals - setting 2 World Records and 3 American rec...
Missy FranklinA                    The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                            Aditya Ga...
The start and end of what? - British Open final, March 1981 (Bromley) - Geoff   Hunt (Aus) 9-2, 9-7, 5-9, 9-7 - World Open...
Jehangir Khan’s 555 match winning streakA                              The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                 ...
The US national team has not won the Basketball gold at the Olympics on only the following four occasions:      1972 - USS...
ArgentinaA               The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                       Aditya Gadre
Whose name has been blanked out ?21                    The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                 ...
RonaldinhoA                The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                        Aditya Gadre
A legend of the sport, perhaps the greatest of all time, talking about someone. Name both (half points) "She has fantastic...
Gary Kasparov (0.5) and Judith Polgar (0.5)A                               The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012             ...
In October 1996, this 40-year-old came out of retirement to fight Héctor Camacho for the IBC Middleweight Championship. He...
Sugar Ray LeonardA                       The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                               ...
‘The Green Monster’ is a popular nickname for the 11.33 m tall left field wall at the home ground to which baseball team?2...
Boston Red SoxA                    The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                            Aditya Ga...
This has been a sport since at least 1793 when it used real birds, usually the Passenger Pigeon, which was extremely abund...
TrapshootingA                  The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                          Aditya Gadre
Kunwar Digvijay Singh Babu was a member of the Gold Medal winning Indian hockey teams of the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. Name ...
Barabanki (0.5) and Lucknow (0.5)    which is why there are “KD Singh Babu Stadiums” in    those two citiesA              ...
In the early 1930s, George Nissen observed trapeze artistes performing tricks at the end of their act. Inspired by this, h...
TrampolineA                The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                        Aditya Gadre
The name of this Olympic sport is a misnomer as a spherical object has now replaced an implement that, in older competitio...
Hammer ThrowA                  The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                          Aditya Gadre
What was the name of the winner of the "One Hundred Sovereign Cup”, a 53-mile (85 km) regatta around the Isle of Wight hel...
America    This was the first America’s Cup in 1851    The trophy was later renamed after the original winning    yacht.A ...
To demonstrate what was the Hanuman     Vyayam Prasarak Mandal from Amaravati     present at the 1936 Berlin Olympics?30  ...
KabaddiA             The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012                                     Aditya Gadre
See you in the     finals
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  1. 1. The Sports Quiz – Elims answers Mood Indigo 2012
  2. 2. This guy’s major accomplishments as a junior player came at Wimbledon where, in 1998, he won both the singles tournament over Irakli Labadze, 6–4, 6–4, and the doubles with Olivier Rochus, over the team of Michaël Llodra and Andy Ram, 6–4, 6–4 Who?1 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  3. 3. Roger FedererA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  4. 4. Prior to Bradley Wiggins’ victory in 2012, who held the record for highest position for a British cyclist in the Tour De France?2 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  5. 5. Bradley Wiggins 3rd place in 2009A The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  6. 6. With a bronze medal in Long Jump at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics in Paris, who became the first Indian athlete ever to win a medal in a World Championships in Athletics?3 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  7. 7. Anju Bobby GeorgeA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  8. 8. Identify the person who won this race in one of the most tragic images in the history of sport. Larger image on next slide4 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  9. 9. 4 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  10. 10. Jesse Owens Had to resort to racing against horses for money after the OlympicsA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  11. 11. ‘Olympic Gold Quest’ is a program of the Foundation of Sports And Games (founded in 2001), started by Indian sporting icons Geet Sethi and Prakash Padukone to identify and support Indian athletes with a proven track record and who have the potential to win Olympic gold medals. Who is the is the current Chief Operating Officer of Olympic Gold Quest ? You could say he is qualified for the post.5 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  12. 12. Viren RasquinhaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  13. 13. This team comprised representatives from 4 countries. Their first game was against a South African Non-European team in 1958. The team later went on to play in the first world cup of the sport. Which team?6 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  14. 14. The East Africa cricket teamA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  15. 15. One of the not-so-famous nicknames for this football club is “i gobbi” which means “the hunchbacks” This nickname makes a reference to another much more famous nickname of the club Which football club?7 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  16. 16. Juventus Called the “Old Lady of Turin” Hunchback because Old Ladies have hunched backsA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  17. 17. Who is this guy serving to Maria Sharapova ?8 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  18. 18. Rory McIlroy You see Caroline Wozniacki in the backgroundA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  19. 19. This guy was accused of professionalism and suspended from competition. He travelled to California instead as a spectator and claimed he would have won the marathon by five minutes. Who?9 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  20. 20. Paavo NurmiA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  21. 21. Name the person blanked out. This was his only silver medal. The rest all were gold. Rank Name Time Gold Joe DeLoach 19.75 (OR) Silver ____________ 19.79 Bronze Robson da Silva 20.04 4. Linford Christie 20.09 5. Atlee Anthony Mahorn 20.39 6. Gilles Quénéhervé 20.40 7. Michael Rosswess 20.51 8. Bruno Marie-Rose 20.5810 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  22. 22. Carl Lewis His other Olympic medals are all goldA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  23. 23. Gary Higginbotham, the manager of a certain Richard Dawson from Oklahoma speaking around the end of November in Manchester: “We understand that Mr ______ is well-known here” The 34-year-old Mr __________ also looked thoroughly unimpressed as Jim Rosenthal, compering the press conference, asked Dawson if he had ever heard of silly mid-off or fine leg. Fill in the blank.11 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  24. 24. (Freddie) FlintoffA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  25. 25. Frank Nicklin was a journalist who worked at big publications such as the Manchester Evening News, 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?12 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  26. 26. Busby BabesA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  27. 27. The first recorded use of the term is from 1905, from the Swiss dialect of the French term meaning “small coasting sled” What term?13 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  28. 28. LugeA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  29. 29. William Wilson is believed to have been the First Baths Master of the Arlington Baths Club in Glasgow. He is credited with developing the original rules of which sport in the late 1800s?14 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  30. 30. Water PoloA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  31. 31. This Gujarati from Bombay captured her first senior national title, defeating Manjusha Pawangadkar at Pune in 1998. She then went on to win the senior national title for the eight years on the trot, her last one coming at Jamshedpur in February 2005. Who is this lady?15 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  32. 32. Aparna PopatA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  33. 33. What are these guys doing? (please be specific)16 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  34. 34. Kissing Brickyard A tradition since 1996, the winning team kisses the Yard of Bricks to pay tribute to the fabled history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.A The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  35. 35. On 25 October 1973, about 13 years after his epic race, this guy died at the age of 41 from a cerebral hemorrhage. He left behind his wife and four children. His funeral was attended by 75,000 and the Emperor of his country proclaimed a national day of mourning for their national hero. Who?17 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  36. 36. Abebe BikilaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  37. 37. Which 17 year old (literally) made waves at the London Olympics with 5 medals - setting 2 World Records and 3 American records in the process?18 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  38. 38. Missy FranklinA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  39. 39. The start and end of what? - British Open final, March 1981 (Bromley) - Geoff Hunt (Aus) 9-2, 9-7, 5-9, 9-7 - World Open Final, 11 Nov 1986 (Toulouse) - Ross Norman (NZ) 9-5, 9-7, 7-9, 9-119 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  40. 40. Jehangir Khan’s 555 match winning streakA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  41. 41. The US national team has not won the Basketball gold at the Olympics on only the following four occasions: 1972 - USSR 1980 - Yugoslavia 1988 - USSR 2004 - ?20 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  42. 42. ArgentinaA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  43. 43. Whose name has been blanked out ?21 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  44. 44. RonaldinhoA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  45. 45. A legend of the sport, perhaps the greatest of all time, talking about someone. Name both (half points) "She has fantastic talent but she is, after all, a woman. It all comes down to the imperfections of the feminine psyche. No woman can sustain a prolonged battle."22 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  46. 46. Gary Kasparov (0.5) and Judith Polgar (0.5)A The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  47. 47. In October 1996, this 40-year-old came out of retirement to fight Héctor Camacho for the IBC Middleweight Championship. He lost and never made another comeback. Who?23 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  48. 48. Sugar Ray LeonardA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  49. 49. ‘The Green Monster’ is a popular nickname for the 11.33 m tall left field wall at the home ground to which baseball team?24 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  50. 50. Boston Red SoxA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  51. 51. This has been a sport since at least 1793 when it used real birds, usually the Passenger Pigeon, which was extremely abundant at the time. Birds were placed under hats or in ____ which were then released. Which sport?25 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  52. 52. TrapshootingA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  53. 53. Kunwar Digvijay Singh Babu was a member of the Gold Medal winning Indian hockey teams of the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. Name a)the city in which he was born and b) the city in which he died26 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  54. 54. Barabanki (0.5) and Lucknow (0.5) which is why there are “KD Singh Babu Stadiums” in those two citiesA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  55. 55. In the early 1930s, George Nissen observed trapeze artistes performing tricks at the end of their act. Inspired by this, he made something, formed a company to build and sell these and used a variant of the Spanish word for ‘diving board’ as a trademark. This has now been recognised as a sport has even been contested at the Olympics in recent editions. What did George Nissen invent?27 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  56. 56. TrampolineA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  57. 57. The name of this Olympic sport is a misnomer as a spherical object has now replaced an implement that, in older competitions, would actually be used for this sport. Which sport?28 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  58. 58. Hammer ThrowA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  59. 59. What was the name of the winner of the "One Hundred Sovereign Cup”, a 53-mile (85 km) regatta around the Isle of Wight held in the middle of the 19th century?29 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  60. 60. America This was the first America’s Cup in 1851 The trophy was later renamed after the original winning yacht.A The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  61. 61. To demonstrate what was the Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal from Amaravati present at the 1936 Berlin Olympics?30 The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  62. 62. KabaddiA The Sports Quiz - Mood Indigo 2012 Aditya Gadre
  63. 63. See you in the finals

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