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Sports Quiz Finals

  1. 1. Sports Quiz Finals<br />Ultimate Test of your Sports Quotient<br />
  2. 2. Round 1- Connect round<br />10 questions<br />Infinite bounce type<br />10 points<br />Open Question at end of this round<br />
  3. 3. 1) Connect these 3 cricketers<br />
  4. 4. First Century hitters in Tests,ODI,T20<br />CHARLES BANNERMAN played in the very first Test match in 1877,facing the first ball ever bowled in Test cricket, he scored 165<br />DENNIS AMISS has the distinction of scoring the first ever one-day international century (103 in the second ever one-day international in 1972)<br />Chris Gayle holds the record for the highest innings in a Twenty20 International, having scored 117 against South Africa in the first match of the 2007 World Twenty20, His innings was the first century in international Twenty20 cricket<br />
  5. 5. 2)Connect <br />
  6. 6. All were brand ambassadors of GilletteTiger woodsRoger FedererThierry HenryRahulDravid<br />
  7. 7.
  8. 8. 3) Connect???<br />
  9. 9. Olympic events have been held in the territories of two different NOCs<br />In 2008 Beijing Olympics because of the "uncertainties of equine diseases and major difficulties in establishing a disease-free zone", the equestrian events were held in Hong Kong<br /> In 1956 Melbourne Olympics, with the exception of the equestrian events, which could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. Instead, those events were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden<br />
  10. 10. 4) Connect the two footballers<br />
  11. 11. They are the only players  in the world to have won the Champions League with three different clubs <br />Clarence Seedorf- (Ajax, Real Madrid & A.C Milan)<br />Samuel Eto’o  Real Madrid in 2000 <br />twice with FC Barcelona in 2006 and 2009<br />One with Inter Milan in 2010<br />
  12. 12. 5) Connect<br />
  13. 13. Venus Williams holds the record for the fastest serve struck by a woman in a main draw event. At the Zurich Open, she recorded 130 mph (210 km/h).<br /> Andy Roddick holds the fastest serve recorded in professional tennis, measured at 155 mph (249.5 km/h)<br />
  14. 14. 6) Connect<br />
  15. 15. South African Sporting Team NicknamesProteasSpringboks<br />
  16. 16. 7) CONNECT<br />UTPT 2009<br />
  17. 17. Spin Variants<br />Flipper<br />Chinaman<br />Carrom Ball<br />Doosra<br /> Slider<br />Arm Ball<br />
  18. 18. 8) Easy Connect<br />
  19. 19. KEPLER WESSELS (Australia and South Africa).<br />CLAYTON LAMBERT (West Indies and USA).<br />DOUGIE BROWN (England and Scotland).<br />ANDERSON CUMMINS ( West Indies and Canada).<br />EOIN MORGAN (Ireland and England).<br />Connection: Each of them has represented TWO COUNTRIES in ODIs.<br />
  20. 20. 9) Connect<br />
  21. 21. All are Chinaman Bowlers<br />Left-arm unorthodox spin bowlers uses a wrist hand action to spin the ball which turns from off to leg side of the cricket pitch.<br />
  22. 22. 22<br />10) Just Connect<br />
  23. 23. Both Failed Gender Tests<br />South African runner Caster Semenyawon the 800 meters at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics in Berlin<br />Indian middle-distance runner SanthiSoundarajan who won the silver medal in 800 m at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar failed the gender verification test and was stripped of her medal.<br />
  24. 24. Open Question<br />Fill in the Blanks<br />Yuvraj Singh - Stuart Broad<br />Herchelle Gibbs - ?<br />Ravi Shastri - ?<br />Sir Garfield Sobers - ?<br />
  25. 25. Dan van bunge<br />Tilak Raj<br />Malcolm Nash<br />
  26. 26. Round 2 <br />Mixed Bag<br />15 Questions<br />Infinite Bounce Type<br />10 points<br />Open Question at end of round<br />
  27. 27. 11<br />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.NarasimhaRao, he served as the Minister of State for Railways from 1995 to 1996. Who am I talking about? <br />
  28. 28. Suresh Kalmadi<br />
  29. 29. 12<br /> What is the term used for<br /> Running out a batsman "backing up“???<br /> Sometimes a batsman, whilst backing up, leaves the popping crease before the bowler has actually delivered the ball. Where this has happened, the bowler may attempt to run the non-striking batsman out. Getting a batsman out this way is called as ___________<br />
  30. 30. MANKADING after VinooMankad<br />Mankad ran out Bill Brown backing up in the second Test.<br /> The Australian press strongly accused Mankad of being unsportsmanlike, though some Australians, including Don Bradman, the Australian captain at the time, defended Mankad's actions. After this incident, if a batsman is given out this way, he is said to have been Mankaded<br />
  31. 31. 13<br />Modern pentathlon is an olympic sport. It includes five events. They are<br />1) Pistol shooting, <br />2) _____________, <br />3) 200 m freestyle swimming, <br />4) Show jumping, and <br />5) A 3 km cross-country run.<br />
  32. 32. Épée fencing<br />Foil— a light thrusting weapon; the valid target is restricted to the torso, the chest, shoulders, and back; double touches are not allowed<br />Épée — a heavy thrusting weapon; the valid target area covers the entire body; double touches are allowed. There is no "right of way" in épée.<br />Sabre — a light cutting and thrusting weapon; the valid target area is the saddle line, which is from one side of the fencer's hip to the other, and up, this also includes the head. The target area does not include the hand.<br />
  33. 33. Just for info….<br /> FOIL EPEE SABRE<br />
  34. 34. 14) Identify the missing player<br />2000: Pete Sampras<br />2001: GoranIvanisevic<br />2002: ?<br />2003 –2007 : Roger Federer<br />2008: Rafael Nadal<br />2009: Roger Federer<br />2010: Rafael Nadal<br />
  35. 35. LLEYTON HEWITT <br /> By 2001, he became the youngest male ever to be ranked number one, at the age of 20<br />
  36. 36. 15<br />In the San Marino Grand Prix of 1994 2 drivers were killed, one was AyrtonSenna, the other was Roland Ratzenberger. Another driver had a near fatal crash in the practice session on Friday where he swallowed his tongue. Name this driver?<br />
  37. 37. Rubens Barrichello!<br />
  38. 38. 16<br />The name Olympic Goal is used to describe a particular type of goal in football. The name is derived from a goal by the Argentine player CesáreoOnzari against the then Olympic champions Uruguay at Buenos Aires on October 2, 1924. The legality of this type of goal has been questioned. The most famous instance of this was Celtic's 1950's midfielder Charlie Tully whose goal was disallowed by the referee. However he scored again almost immediately and this time the goal was allowed. How is the goal scored?<br />
  39. 39. Scoring a goal direct from a corner<br />
  40. 40. 17<br />1992 Olympics - The Dream Team<br />1994 World Championships - Dream Team II<br />1996 Olympics - Dream Team III<br />1998 World Championships - The Dirty Dozen<br />2008 Olympics - ? <br />
  41. 41. The Redeem Team<br />
  42. 42. 18<br />This particular player had an exceptional test record for his country, but a rather lackluster one in ODIs. <br />Numerologists blamed it on his sporting a number on his one day shirt. Due to continuous pressure from his family and friends, he now sports a blank one day shirt with no number on it. And his fortunes in the shorter version have indeed turned around since. Who?<br />
  43. 43. VirenderSehwag<br />
  44. 44. 19<br />X was a FIFA referee in the World Cup qualifier between El Salvador and the Netherlands Antilles in 1988. Soon after this, X had to retire from football refereeing because the FIFA age limit for referees was lowered to 45. However, this allowed him to start his career as a cricket umpire. Who?<br />
  45. 45. Steve Bucknor<br />
  46. 46. 20<br />. X truly represents the modern Indian. He is an achiever with a positive attitude, a global citizen but justifiably proud of his nation’s ancient heritage, a fierce competitor but with integrity and honesty. X is also a ‘large-hearted gentleman’ who loves making friends and enthusing people to ‘come out and play’. X embodies values that the nation is proud of: majesty, power, charisma, intelligence and grace. His athletic prowess, courage and speed on the field are legendary. He is also a reminder of the fragile environment he lives in and our responsibility towards the protection of his ecosystem.Identify X.<br />
  47. 47. Shera – The Mascot of 2010 CWG<br />
  48. 48. Boston Celtics<br />
  49. 49. Open Question<br />In the 1984-85 season, India and Pakistan were playing the 2nd ODI of the series at Sialkot.<br />India were at a fairly strong position with the score being at 210/3 with Vengsarkar 94*. At this point the match was suddenly abandoned.<br />Why?<br />
  50. 50. Assasination of Indira Gandhi<br />
  51. 51. 21<br />He is still known as the "Black Bradman" and during his career West Indians jokingly called Bradman the 'white ---------------'. <br />He scored 29% of his sides' runs in his career - the highest ever percentage, more than Bradman's 27% and was also nicknamed 'Atlas' for he way he carried his team<br />His son played in two Test matches for the West Indies in 1973 and his grandson  played fifteen Test matches and thirteen One Day Internationals for England in the late 1990s…<br />He is universally acknowledged as one of the finest batsmen of all time and his career batting average in Test cricket, 60.83, is the third highest of any player with a completed career<br />
  52. 52. GEORGE HEADLEY<br />
  53. 53. 22<br />The 1936 Olympics final was watched by a crowd of 40,000 that included X.After the match ended X was supposed to have presented gold medals to the victorious team, but had left earlier, in frustration and in anger. <br />The next day, X asked to see Y. When he received this message, Y became very worried ,could not eat properly and spent a sleepless night.<br />In the morning Y went to meet X. X welcomed Y warmly in his private box and showed him his view of the stadium.<br />X asked Y what he did in his country(Y’s country).Y said that he was part of the army. To this,X offered Y a high post in the army of his country and asked Y to relocate to his country.<br />Y politely refused, saying that his family was well settled , and it would be difficult for him to relocate. X understood his position and ended the meeting.<br />Y is probably the first position to have met X personally.<br />
  54. 54. X- DhyanChand<br />Y- Adolf Hitler<br />
  55. 55. 23<br />The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1861. No appointments have been made since Indian independence in 1947. The motto of the Order is Heaven's light our guide. The "Star of India," the emblem of the Order, also appeared on the flag of the Viceroy of India. Members of the Order wore elaborate costumes on important ceremonial occasions:<br /><ul><li>The mantle, worn only by Knights Grand Commanders, was made of light blue satin lined with white silk. On the left side was a representation of the star.
  56. 56. The collar, also worn only by Knights Grand Commanders, was made of gold. It was composed of alternating figures of lotuses, red and white roses and palm branches, with an imperial crown in the centre.</li></ul> What did the Order of the Star of India inspire ?<br />
  57. 57. BCCI Logo<br />
  58. 58. 24<br />X has been played since ancient times; an early form of the sport was played in ancient Greece. In Japan, the related game Hanetsuki was played as early as the 16th century. <br />The modern form of X however can be traced to India, where British military officers stationed there in the late 19th century became interested in a similar local game which was known to them as Poona (derived from Pune, an Indian garrison town). <br />Another early version of the game was recorded in the 1850s in the southern Indian city of Tanjore<br />Identify X.<br />
  59. 59. Ball Badminton<br />
  60. 60. Superbia in Proelia” translates to “Pride in Battle”. On which football team’s crest would you find this?<br />
  61. 61. MANCHESTER CITY<br />
  62. 62. Round 3<br />Visual Round<br />Infinite Bounce<br />10 points<br />10 questions<br />
  63. 63. 26) Identify the kick(easy)<br />
  64. 64. Bicycle kick<br />A Bicycle Kick (also known as a bicicleta, chalaca, chilena, or overhead kick) is a move which is made by throwing the body up into the air, making a shearing movement with the legs to get one leg high overhead to reach the ball (in original head height), which gets kicked backward over the player's head.<br />
  65. 65. 1975-1983<br />1987<br />?<br />1996<br />1992<br />
  66. 66. Wills <br />Official Sponsors of Cricket World Cups<br />
  67. 67. 28) Identify this current World No 1 women tennis player<br />
  68. 68. CAROLINE WOZNIACKI<br />Danish tennis player of Polish descent. As of 20 September 2010, she is ranked World No. 2 on the WTA Tour. She has won ten WTA singles titles and was the runner-up at the 2009 US Open.<br />
  69. 69. 29) What is being shown<br />
  70. 70. Commonwealth Group of Nations<br />
  71. 71. 30<br />1 Andre Agassi<br />2 SergiBruguera<br />3 ????<br />
  72. 72. LEANDER PAES!<br />
  73. 73. 31<br />50 most stylish men by GQ<br />FIFA Hall of Fame: 2004<br />Never played the World Cup<br />“Pele good, Maradona better, …<br />
  74. 74. George best<br />GEORGE BEST<br />George Best (22 May 1946 – 25 November 2005) was a Northern Irish professional football player, best known for his years with Manchester United. He was a winger whose game combined pace, acceleration, balance, two-footedness, goalscoring and the ability to beat defenders. In 1968, his annus mirabilis, he won the European Cup with Manchester United, and was named the European Footballer of the Year. When fit, he was an automatic choice for the Northern Ireland team, but he was unable to lead them to the World Cup qualification, despite being capped 37 times and scoring nine goals.<br />
  75. 75. 32<br />
  76. 76. Apparent similarity to King Kong<br />
  77. 77. 33<br />Identify the sport<br />
  78. 78. SepakTakraw<br />SepakTakraw or kick volleyball, is a sport native to Southeast Asia, although it first originated in the Peninsular Malaysia . <br />Sepaktakraw differs from the similar sport of volleyball in its use of a rattan ball and only allowing players to use their feet, knee, chest and head to touch the bal<br />
  79. 79. 34<br />This legend never received a red card in his entire career. Identify<br />He currently manages La Liga side RCD Mallorca<br />
  80. 80. Michael Laudrup<br />
  81. 81. 35 Identify the duo<br />
  82. 82. Duckworth and Lewis<br />
  83. 83. Open-3<br />
  84. 84. NehruNelson Mandela<br />
  85. 85. Final round<br />Pick your theme- 4 teams<br />Olympic games<br />Sporting legends<br />Cricket trivias<br />Football World Cup<br />3 Questions will be asked from Chosen Theme<br />5 points- No Pass<br />2 rounds<br />