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  • Kolkata Quiz Festival Sports QuizQuizmaster : Saradindu MukherjeeContent and Research : Sreshth Shah
  • Rules1. The Quiz consists of 50 Questions.2. Each team in the quiz can consist of up to 3 members.3. In case of ties, number of star marked questions answered would be considered to break the ties.4. Question numbers 5,12,16,20,24,32,38,45,50 are star marked5. Each question is worth 1 point, unless otherwise mentioned.6. Since the quiz is completely written, the portions underlined in the answer slide must be written for points to be awarded.7. Surname as answers will be sufficient as answers, unless otherwise mentioned in the question. Incorrect first names but correct surnames would result in no points being awarded.8. Accurate spelling is not important as long as the answer sounds phonetically correct.
  • 1. Chris Martin now has 210 wickets but only 112 runsin Tests. The only other man to achieve this improbabledouble is _________ _________who finished his 58-Test career with 242 wickets and 167 runs, just fill inthe blank. (Surname sufficient for 1 point)
  • 2. We know that ITF stands for International TennisFederation, which other sport‟s governing body alsohas the Acronym ITF? (A ball sport, having sevenmembers each on either team, popular in India andPakistan)
  • 3. The best finish by a debut team in the FIFAWorld Cup is, of course, Uruguay in 1930 andItaly in 1934 when they won the World Cup ondebut. But, after 1934, for 2 points (1 point each)name the two countries which have secured thirdplace on their FIFA World Cup Debut.
  • 4. Which sport is divided into game periodscalled „chukkas‟?
  • 5***** “No dumpings for the sake of it - selectors,coaches and captain must keep their nerve”was an article published in the Sydney MorningHerald on 13th November 2011.For 1 point, what is the significance of this article?
  • 6. Ice hockey is Canada‟s official Winter Sport. Sowhat is Canada‟s official Summer sport?
  • 7. The all-time FA Premier League table is a cumulativerecord of all match results, points and goals of every teamthat has played in the Premier League since its inceptionin 1992. In the section of average points per season,Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool are thetop 4. Which team comes 5th on the league? (Hint: It is one ofthe three other teams to have played all 19 seasons of thePremier League)
  • 8. In which sport would you come across thefollowing terms/phrases – Across the face, Anti-freeze, Broomsticking and Hackweight, amongothers?
  • 9. A non – profit, community – owned sports team is one whichis not privately owned, instead the city or town it is based in,controls its finances. For example, if a team wants to add anew, expensive player on it‟s roster, the residents of that placemight have to pay extra taxes or donate money for such tradesto take place. Which is the only non – profit, community –owned major league professional sports team in the UnitedStates?
  • 10. Out of all ICC recognized official test matchesplayed till date, there have been eleven teams to haveplayed test cricket. According to official records, whichteam, having played its first Test Match on 14th October2005, has the worst win percentage?
  • 11. First achieved in 1895, it was last achieved by MarkRamprakash a few years ago. In all only 25 have done it sofar with just one Asian in that list. For 2 points, what isbeing talked about and who is the Asian?
  • 12*****The initial record was when Japan scoredagainst Cameroon in 2010 Fifa world cup . It wasbroken when Lakers won the 2010 season . The currentrecord is held with 2011 womens football world cupfinals in which Japan played against Usa . What is therecord ?
  • 13. "For the life of me, I cant understand why [the press]questioned his sportsmanship. The laws of cricket make itquite clear that the non striker must keep within his grounduntil the ball has been delivered. If not, why is theprovision there which enables the bowler to run him out?By backing up too far or too early, the non striker is veryobviously gaining an unfair advantage.” Who defendingwho? ( no half points )
  • 14. Nottingham Forests goal keeper in 93, Mark Crossleysaved a penalty that was taken from X. Mark Crossley laterwent on to say that this was the save he was most proudabout and also the best save of his career. X played for onlyone club during his senior career despite interest from otherclubs and was christened as X God by the fans. Who is thisX?
  • 15. .In the 1924 Paris Olympics, there were a total of 23perfect tens achieved, one of the highest tallies inOmypics history. Albert Seguin achieved a perfect ten inthe Sidehorse Vault. The others 22 were from the samesport. Which, now defunct, gymnastic sport are wetalking about?
  • 16*****This event is advertised as "The most excitingtwo minutes in sports" and also as "The run for theroses”. which derby?
  • 17. RadioShack was the last (or latest) team that LanceArmstrong represented. The previous one has aKazakhstan connect. Which was the first?
  • 18. There is an image of the Bon Marche store in Paris inthe next slide(Larger picture next slide). What from theWorld of Sports was sold here for the first time?
  • 19. X is a term used in multiple sports and it borrowedfrom the French word for re-fishing . It denotes the factthat if a good athlete fails it make it to the next round by avery small margin it promotes him to the next round . Itwas used in 2006 rugby world cup qualifications but laterremoved . It is used in cycling , rowing , martial arts andbaseball . What is the term ?
  • 20*****The person on the extreme right in the image ( largerpicture following slide ) trained Matt Damon for his role in themovie Invictus, where he plays the role of Francois Pienaar.For 2 points, identify the person on the extreme right and alsowrite down what was unique about him, something whichcaught attention in 1995?
  • 21. The central boss depicts the figure of Sophrosyne, thepersonification of temperance and moderation, seated on a chestwith a lamp in her right hand and a jug in her left, with variousattributes such as a sickle, fork and caduceus around her. The fourreserves on the boss of the dish each contain a classical god,together with elements. The reserves around the rim showMinerva presiding over the seven liberal arts: astronomy,geometry, arithmetic, music, rhetoric, dialectic and grammar, eachwith relevant attribute. The rim of the salver has an ovolomoulding. The remainder of the surface is decorated with giltrenaissance strapwork and foliate motifs in relief against a rigidsilver ground. Where would you see this?
  • 22. Just identify the sport they are playing. (Larger image, nextslide)
  • 23. Most NBA teams tend to have their names end with an„s‟, with the exception of Miami HEAT , Utah JAZZ ,Orlando MAGIC and one more team.Which is the fourthteam?
  • 24*****He scored 10, 10, 10, 9, 8 ; 10, 10, 10, 0, 0 ; 10,10, 9, 9, 8 ; and 10, 10, 10, 9, 7 in Pistol Shooting andwas placed 21st out of 42 competitors. His bullet holeswere clustered together in the center of the target, but theJudges decided that one bullet had missed the targetaltogether. But he maintained that two of his bullets musthave gone through the same hole. The end result-- he wasplaced 5th overall. Experts agree tat he could have wonthe gold medal otherwise.Who ?
  • 25. FastCAM Replay LLC and DEL Imaging SystemsLLC developed a system of slow-motion cameras to beused during Tennis matches to replay close orcontroversial line calls . The system was first used atthe 2004 US Open and was widely popularised by CBSnetworks .What was the name given to this technology ?
  • 26. This term is generally used to describe West BromAlbion, Middlesbrough, Leicester City and BirminghamCity among the better-known clubs. Manchester Citywere derisorily described as such till a few years back.In Germany, where the equivalent term isFahrstuhlmannschaft, the term has been applied toArminia Bielefield and FC Nuremberg, among others.What?
  • 27. Only two people in NBA History have won Rookieof the Year award as well as Most Valuable Player inthe same year. One is Wes Unsled, who is the other?
  • 28. Which team gets its name from the fact that many goldminers moved to X in the year Y during the gold rush? Justname the team.
  • 29. In 1983 , in the first ever international cricket ODIat this venue X ,Gordon Greenidge got the news thathis young daughter had passed away. However becausethe next flight out of this city was not until the end ofthe match , he came out to open the innings and histeam won the match with all wickets intact. Identity thevenue X.
  • 30. William Morgan was born in NewYork and waspart of the YMCA. His inspiration to start X was whenhe met James Naismith who was impressed with hisidea . X was initially meant for senior citizens becauseit was slow paced but now its played by everybody .Give me X.
  • 31. At the age of 15 he was given an offer to train withRangers FC. . He was present when the Dunblanemassacre took place that a guy named Thomas Hamiltonwalked into a primary school and shot down the primaryschool kids and he also wrote in his autobiography thathis mom gave a lift to Thomas . During the 2006 FIFAworldcup he stated " I would support any team otherthan England “. Which sportsperson is being spokenabout?
  • 32******This is the list of jersey number‟s of TeamIndia‟s squad when they won the 2011 Cricket World Cup,with the exception of one member of the squad. whichjersey number is missing? (No points for indentifying thecricketer)3 ,5 ,7 ,10 ,12 ,13 ,14 ,18 ,24 ,27 ,34 ,36 ,48 ,64 , (?)
  • 33. Ken X is known for his strict team selection as one canmake into his team only if their grade in more than 2.3 andis best known for benching his MVP due to his pooracademic performance . Ken claims that his best momentwas when he carried the torch during the 2002 winterOlympics and now is currently with a slamball team . Howdo we know him better?
  • 34. Which sports related term is derived from ScottishGaelic and Irish words meaning "to poke, punch ordeliver a blow"?
  • 35. Specific Connect Please, for 2 points.Tea OlivePink DogwoodFlowering PeachFlowering Crab AppleMagnoliaJuniperPampasYellow JasmineCarolina CherryCamelliaWhite DogwoodGolden BellAzaleaChinese FirFirethornRedbudNandinaHolly
  • 36. She was in the news last year because she didsomething unique. What? (Larger image in the nextslide)
  • 37. Bilal Yusuf Mohammed was born on 7 April 1983 inBoulogne-sur-Mer and raised in a low-incomeneighbourhood on the fringes of the city. When he wastwo years old, he and his family were involved in a caraccident in his hometown, colliding with a truck. Hesuffered serious facial injuries that resulted in over onehundred stitches as he was thrown against the windshield.Lesser known facts about whom?
  • 38*****FC Barcelona won the Champion‟s league by beatingManchester United . FC Barcelona also won the Champion‟sleague by beating HSV Hamburg. in which sport did FCBarcelona beat Hamburg?
  • 39. Charles Hollis Taylor, called “Chuck” Taylor, wasan American basketball player who was very fond of aparticular shoe brand from it‟s very introduction in1917.In 1921, he walked into the brand‟s main outletcomplaining of sore feet. He somehow eventuallylanded a job there.He made numerous suggestions that helped boost thesales of the brand. He worked as a salesman andambassador, promoting the shoes around the UnitedStates.In 1923 his signature was added to the logo patch of thebrand. Which brand?
  • 40. Trivia maybe? In 2010, Steve Hodge, the formerEnglish footballer, released his autobiography. What is thename of the autobiography?
  • 41. simply identify. (Larger image in next slide)
  • 42. what was the first officially NAMED Summer OlympicMascot?
  • 43. What started off with Nancy Yeargin and ended with HelenaSukova?
  • 44. Zadok the priestAnd Nathan the prophetAnointed Soloman, kingAnd all the peopleRejoiced, Rejoiced, rejoiced.And all the peopleRejoiced, rejoiced, rejoiced.And all the peopleRejoiced, rejoiced, rejoiced.God save the kingLong live the kingGod save the kingMay the king live foreverAmen, amen, alleluia, alleluia, amen, amenAmen, amen, alleluia, amen.How do we know this better today?
  • 45*****It was founded on October 30, 1998 in the city ofRosario. But it wasnt until the year of 2001 that they had theirfirst gathering. They now reportedly count 80,000 membersfrom more than 60 countries around the world.It could be seen as a type of syncretism. Its clear that thepassion between the different members is what glues themtogether. As Alejandro Verón, one of the founders tells us “Ihave a rational religion and that’s the Roman-catholic church,and I have a religion passed on my heart, passion, and that’s_____ ______”It‟s members count the years from 1960 and use as one of thenames of god the term „D10S‟, What is it ?
  • 46. Nicknamed, El Chino or Chinaman, who is the onlymale player in the Open Era to have been World No. 1while NEVER managing to win a Grand Slam singlestournament in his career?
  • 47. Which was the first non capital city to host the ModernSummer Olympics?
  • 48. He wrote a number of books, including ‘The Olympic Games’ and ‘ TheRome Olympiad, 1960. He also served as the timekeeper for RogerBannister’s historic 4 minute mile run. Who is this person?
  • 49. The record for most consecutive fifties in World Cup Cricket games isshared by the following people for 4 consecutive fifties.Graeme Fowler - 1983 X – 1987David Boon – 1987-1992Sachin Tendulkar – 1996Sachin Tendulkar – 2003Graeme Smith – 2007Yuvraj Singh – 2011.Who has been blanked out?
  • 50*****Lots of arguments have come about regardingTN Dilshan being credited with the risky scoop shot,Dilscoop. But, it was first pioneered by another batsman,almost a decade before Dilshan did. Who?
  • END OF QUIZ! Answers to be given out after this!
  • 1. Chris Martin now has 210 wickets but only 112 runsin Tests. The only other man to achieve this improbabledouble is _________ _________who finished his 58-Test career with 242 wickets and 167 runs, just fill inthe blank. (Surname sufficient for 1 point)
  • Answer : Bhagwat SubramanyaChandrasekhar
  • 2. We know that ITF stands for International TennisFederation, which other sport‟s governing body alsohas the Acronym ITF? (A ball sport, having sevenmembers each on either team, popular in India andPakistan)
  • Answer : Throwball
  • 3. The best finish by a debut team in the FIFAWorld Cup is, of course, Uruguay in 1930 andItaly in 1934 when they won the World Cup ondebut. But, after 1934, for 2 points (1 point each)name the two countries which have secured thirdplace on their FIFA World Cup Debut.
  • Answer : Portugal and Croatia
  • 4. Which sport is divided into game periodscalled „chukkas‟?
  • Answer : POLO
  • 5*****“No dumpings for the sake of it - selectors,coaches and captain must keep their nerve”was an article published in the Sydney MorningHerald on 13th November 2011.For 1 point, what is the significance of this article?
  • Answer : Peter Roebuck‟s LAST ARTICLE
  • 6. Ice hockey is Canada‟s official Winter Sport. Sowhat is Canada‟s official Summer sport?
  • Answer : LACROSSE
  • 7. The all-time FA Premier League table is a cumulativerecord of all match results, points and goals of every teamthat has played in the Premier League since its inceptionin 1992. In the section of average points per season,Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool are thetop 4. Which team comes 5th on the league? (Hint: It is one ofthe three other teams to have played all 19 seasons of thePremier League)
  • Answer : Aston Villa
  • 8. In which sport would you come across thefollowing terms/phrases – Across the face, Anti-freeze, Broomsticking and Hackweight, amongothers?
  • Answer : Curling
  • 9. A non – profit, community – owned sports team is one whichis not privately owned, instead the city or town it is based in,controls its finances. For example, if a team wants to add anew, expensive player on it‟s roster, the residents of that placemight have to pay extra taxes or donate money for such tradesto take place. Which is the only non – profit, community –owned major league professional sports team in the UnitedStates?
  • Answer : Green Bay Packers
  • 10. Out of all ICC recognized official test matchesplayed till date, there have been eleven teams to haveplayed test cricket. According to official records, whichteam, having played its first Test Match on 14th October2005, has the worst win percentage?
  • Answer : ICC World XI
  • 11. First achieved in 1895, it was last achieved by MarkRamprakash a few years ago. In all only 25 have done it sofar with just one Asian in that list. For 2 points, what isbeing talked about and who is the Asian?
  • Answer : Zaheer Abbas,100 First Class ceturies
  • 12*****The initial record was when Japan scoredagainst Cameroon in 2010 Fifa world cup . It wasbroken when Lakers won the 2010 season . The currentrecord is held with 2011 womens football world cupfinals in which Japan played against Usa . What is therecord ?
  • Answer : Most tweets for a Sporting game
  • 13. "For the life of me, I cant understand why [the press]questioned his sportsmanship. The laws of cricket make itquite clear that the non striker must keep within his grounduntil the ball has been delivered. If not, why is theprovision there which enables the bowler to run him out?By backing up too far or too early, the non striker is veryobviously gaining an unfair advantage.” Who defendingwho? ( no half points )
  • Answer : Don Bradman, Kapil Dev
  • 14. Nottingham Forests goal keeper in 93, Mark Crossleysaved a penalty that was taken from X. Mark Crossley laterwent on to say that this was the save he was most proudabout and also the best save of his career. X played for onlyone club during his senior career despite interest from otherclubs and was christened as X God by the fans. Who is thisX?
  • Answer : Matt Le Tissier
  • 15. .In the 1924 Paris Olympics, there were a total of 23perfect tens achieved, one of the highest tallies inOmypics history. Albert Seguin achieved a perfect ten inthe Sidehorse Vault. The others 22 were from the samesport. Which, now defunct, gymnastic sport are wetalking about?
  • Answer : Rope Climbing
  • 16*****This event is advertised as "The most excitingtwo minutes in sports" and also as "The run for theroses”. which derby?
  • Answer : The Kentucky Derby
  • 17. RadioShack was the last (or latest) team that LanceArmstrong represented. The previous one has aKazakhstan connect. Which was the first?
  • Answer : Motorola
  • 18. There is an image of the Bon Marche store in Paris inthe next slide(Larger picture next slide). What from theWorld of Sports was sold here for the first time?
  • Answer : The Olympic Flag
  • 19. X is a term used in multiple sports and it borrowedfrom the French word for re-fishing . It denotes the factthat if a good athlete fails it make it to the next round by avery small margin it promotes him to the next round . Itwas used in 2006 rugby world cup qualifications but laterremoved . It is used in cycling , rowing , martial arts andbaseball . What is the term ?
  • Answer : Repochage ( the same rule which allowed SushilKumar to come back in the Olympics)
  • 20*****The person on the extreme right in the image ( largerpicture following slide ) trained Matt Damon for his role in themovie Invictus, where he plays the role of Francois Pienaar.For 2 points, identify the person on the extreme right and alsowrite down what was unique about him, something whichcaught attention in 1995?
  • Answer : Chester Williams, only black member of the1995 winning SA team
  • 21. The central boss depicts the figure of Sophrosyne, thepersonification of temperance and moderation, seated on a chestwith a lamp in her right hand and a jug in her left, with variousattributes such as a sickle, fork and caduceus around her. The fourreserves on the boss of the dish each contain a classical god,together with elements. The reserves around the rim showMinerva presiding over the seven liberal arts: astronomy,geometry, arithmetic, music, rhetoric, dialectic and grammar, eachwith relevant attribute. The rim of the salver has an ovolomoulding. The remainder of the surface is decorated with giltrenaissance strapwork and foliate motifs in relief against a rigidsilver ground. Where would you see this?
  • Answer : Venus Rosewater Dish
  • 22. Just identify the sport they are playing. (Larger image, nextslide)
  • Answer : Gaelic Football
  • 23. Most NBA teams tend to have their names end with an„s‟, with the exception of Miami HEAT , Utah JAZZ ,Orlando MAGIC and one more team.Which is the fourthteam?
  • Answer : Oklahoma City Thunder
  • 24*****He scored 10, 10, 10, 9, 8 ; 10, 10, 10, 0, 0 ; 10,10, 9, 9, 8 ; and 10, 10, 10, 9, 7 in Pistol Shooting andwas placed 21st out of 42 competitors. His bullet holeswere clustered together in the center of the target, but theJudges decided that one bullet had missed the targetaltogether. But he maintained that two of his bullets musthave gone through the same hole. The end result-- he wasplaced 5th overall. Experts agree tat he could have wonthe gold medal otherwise.Who ?
  • Answer : General Patton
  • 25. FastCAM Replay LLC and DEL Imaging SystemsLLC developed a system of slow-motion cameras to beused during Tennis matches to replay close orcontroversial line calls . The system was first used atthe 2004 US Open and was widely popularised by CBSnetworks .What was the name given to this technology ?
  • Answer : McEnroe
  • 26. This term is generally used to describe West BromAlbion, Middlesbrough, Leicester City and BirminghamCity among the better-known clubs. Manchester Citywere derisorily described as such till a few years back.In Germany, where the equivalent term isFahrstuhlmannschaft, the term has been applied toArminia Bielefield and FC Nuremberg, among others.What?
  • Answer : Yo-yo Clubs
  • 27. Only two people in NBA History have won Rookieof the Year award as well as Most Valuable Player inthe same year. One is Wes Unsled, who is the other?
  • Answer : Wilt Chamberlain
  • 28. Which team gets its name from the fact that many goldminers moved to X in the year Y during the gold rush? Justname the team.
  • Answer : San Francisco 49ers
  • 29. In 1983 , in the first ever international cricket ODIat this venue X ,Gordon Greenidge got the news thathis young daughter had passed away. However becausethe next flight out of this city was not until the end ofthe match , he came out to open the innings and histeam won the match with all wickets intact. Identity thevenue X.
  • Answer : Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  • 30. William Morgan was born in NewYork and waspart of the YMCA. His inspiration to start X was whenhe met James Naismith who was impressed with hisidea . X was initially meant for senior citizens becauseit was slow paced but now its played by everybody .Give me X.
  • Answer : Volleyball
  • 31. At the age of 15 he was given an offer to train withRangers FC. . He was present when the Dunblanemassacre took place that a guy named Thomas Hamiltonwalked into a primary school and shot down the primaryschool kids and he also wrote in his autobiography thathis mom gave a lift to Thomas . During the 2006 FIFAworldcup he stated " I would support any team otherthan England “. Which sportsperson is being spokenabout?
  • Answer : Andy Murray
  • 32*****This is the list of jersey number‟s of Team India‟ssquad when they won the 2011 Cricket World Cup, withthe exception of one member of the squad. which jerseynumber is missing? (No points for indentifying thecricketer)3 ,5 ,7 ,10 ,12 ,13 ,14 ,18 ,24 ,27 ,34 ,36 ,48 ,64 , (?)
  • Answer : Blank (Virender Sehwag‟s Jersey)
  • 33. Ken X is known for his strict team selection as one canmake into his team only if their grade in more than 2.3 andis best known for benching his MVP due to his pooracademic performance . Ken claims that his best momentwas when he carried the torch during the 2002 winterOlympics and now is currently with a slamball team . Howdo we know him better?
  • Answer : Carter/Coach Carter
  • 34. Which sports related term is derived from ScottishGaelic and Irish words meaning "to poke, punch ordeliver a blow"?
  • Answer : A puck
  • 35. Specific Connect Please, for 2 points.Tea OlivePink DogwoodFlowering PeachFlowering Crab AppleMagnoliaJuniperPampasYellow JasmineCarolina CherryCamelliaWhite DogwoodGolden BellAzaleaChinese FirFirethornRedbudNandinaHolly
  • Answer : Names of the Augusta Masters 18 holes
  • 36. She was in the news last year because she didsomething unique. What? (Larger image in the nextslide)
  • Answer : Represented Australia in Football and Cricket,Eliza Perry
  • 37. Bilal Yusuf Mohammed was born on 7 April 1983 inBoulogne-sur-Mer and raised in a low-incomeneighbourhood on the fringes of the city. When he wastwo years old, he and his family were involved in a caraccident in his hometown, colliding with a truck. Hesuffered serious facial injuries that resulted in over onehundred stitches as he was thrown against the windshield.Lesser known facts about whom?
  • Answer : Franck Ribery
  • 38******FC Barcelona won the Champion‟s league by beatingManchester United . FC Barcelona also won the Champion‟sleague by beating HSV Hamburg. in which sport did FCBarcelona beat Hamburg?
  • Answer : Handball
  • 39. Charles Hollis Taylor, called “Chuck” Taylor, wasan American basketball player who was very fond of aparticular shoe brand from it‟s very introduction in1917.In 1921, he walked into the brand‟s main outletcomplaining of sore feet. He somehow eventuallylanded a job there.He made numerous suggestions that helped boost thesales of the brand. He worked as a salesman andambassador, promoting the shoes around the UnitedStates.In 1923 his signature was added to the logo patch of thebrand. Which brand?
  • Answer : Converse All-Star
  • 40. Trivia maybe? In 2010, Steve Hodge, the formerEnglish footballer, released his autobiography. What is thename of the autobiography?
  • Answer : The Man with Maradona‟s Shirt ( accept veryslight variations )
  • 41. simply identify. (Larger image in next slide)
  • Answer : Sultan Azlan Shah
  • 42. what was the first officially NAMED Summer OlympicMascot?
  • Answer : Waldi the Daschund, 1972
  • 43. What started off with Nancy Yeargin and ended with HelenaSukova?
  • Answer : Martina Navratilova‟s Unbeaten Streak
  • 44. Zadok the priestAnd Nathan the prophetAnointed Soloman, kingAnd all the peopleRejoiced, Rejoiced, rejoiced.And all the peopleRejoiced, rejoiced, rejoiced.And all the peopleRejoiced, rejoiced, rejoiced.God save the kingLong live the kingGod save the kingMay the king live foreverAmen, amen, alleluia, alleluia, amen, amenAmen, amen, alleluia, amen.How do we know this better today?
  • Answer : UEFA Champion‟s league Theme song
  • 45******It was founded on October 30, 1998 in the city ofRosario. But it wasnt until the year of 2001 that they had theirfirst gathering. They now reportedly count 80,000 membersfrom more than 60 countries around the world.It could be seen as a type of syncretism. Its clear that thepassion between the different members is what glues themtogether. As Alejandro Verón, one of the founders tells us “Ihave a rational religion and that’s the Roman-catholic church,and I have a religion passed on my heart, passion, and that’s_____ ______”It‟s members count the years from 1960 and use as one of thenames of god the term „D10S‟, What is it ?
  • Answer : Maradonian Church/Iglesia Maradoniana
  • 46. Nicknamed, El Chino or Chinaman, who is the onlymale player in the Open Era to have been World No. 1while NEVER managing to win a Grand Slam singlestournament in his career?
  • Answer : Marcelo Rios
  • 47. Which was the first non capital city to host the ModernSummer Olympics?
  • Answer : St. Louis, Missourie
  • 48. He wrote a number of books, including „TheOlympic Games‟ and „ The Rome Olympiad, 1960. Healso served as the timekeeper for Roger Bannister‟shistoric 4 minute mile run. Who is this person?
  • Answer : Harold Abrahams
  • 49. The record for most consecutive fifties in World CupCricket games is shared by the following people for 4consecutive fifties.Graeme Fowler - 1983 X – 1987David Boon – 1987-1992Sachin Tendulkar – 1996Sachin Tendulkar – 2003Graeme Smith – 2007Yuvraj Singh – 2011.Who has been blanked out?
  • Answer : Navjot Singh Sidhu
  • 50***** Lots of arguments have come about regardingTN Dilshan being credited with the risky scoop shot,Dilscoop. But, it was first pioneered by another batsman,almost a decade before Dilshan did. Who?
  • Answer : Douglas Marillier
  • Answer : Douglas Marillier
  • END OF QUIZ! For Brickbats, Bouquets,Suggestions, Criticisms, please email at sreshth.shah@gmail.com