• 33 questions.
• Top eight teams make it to the finals.
• Multiples of 5 are starred. These will be used
to break any ties. If ties still pertain, sudden
• No negative scoring. Guess all you want!
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• Quiz master is GAWD!
Q1. Before 2012, Fred Perry was the last
British player to win a senior title at
Wimbledon. He achieved this in the year
1936. Who was the next British player to win a
senior title at Wimbledon?
He won the doubles title with Fredrik Nielsen
one day before Andy Murray became the singles
Q2. When X was in high school, he had a unique
way of shooting free-throws. He would stand at
the top of the key, throw the ball up toward the
basket, take two steps, jump toward the rim and
jam the ball through the net. Doing this resulted
in basketball rules to state that a player cannot
cross the plane of the free-throw line when
shooting a free-throw.
X had problems shooting free-throws throughout
his career. The rule did not really improve his
already dominant game. X yaaru?
Q3. In a recent review of a fantasy match
between John Cena and X, the WWE described
him as having been "One of the most
recognizable Superstars in WWE history", and
further spoke of his impact, describing how “X
brought Hulkamania to its knees on The Grandest
Stage of Them All at WrestleMania VI, retired
the Madness at WrestleMania VII and press
slammed a slew of the greatest legends of his
era." In WWE All Stars, in which X appears as one
of the Legends, WWE stated that he was the
"ultimate archetype of strength and intensity,"
and further stated that "without question, X has
etched his name in the pantheon of WWE
greats". ID X. #tcq
*Q5. X (born 22 April 1983) is a former Indian field
hockey player whose playing career was cut short
by a 2003 car accident. X played a pivotal role in
taking Indian field hockey to a higher level by
winning the Junior World Cup, the 2003 Indo-Pak
Champions Trophy and the Asian Championship.
He was considered to be the next Sohail Abbas by
many experts; in a series against Pakistan, he
performed so well that Abbas said he could see a
younger version of himself in X. After his accident,
X attempted a comeback on the national team;
however, he never went further than the probable
list despite playing for the Chandigarh Dynamos
with a decent record in the PHL. X is the penalty-
corners coach of the Indian men's national team.
Q7. X holds the record for the most wins in a debut year with Ferrari
with 6, beating Alain Prost's previous record of 5 from 1990.
X holds the record for the most classified finishes in a single season:
20 out of 20 in 2012.
X holds the record for the most points finishes in a single season: 19
out of 20 in 2012.
X holds the record (jointly with Michael Schumacher) for most
fastest laps (5) at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit (2002, 2003,
2006, 2007 and 2013).
X holds the record for most consecutive point finishes: 27, starting
with the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix and ending with the 2013
Hungarian Grand Prix.
X currently holds the third highest record for total fastest laps at 39.
Who is X?
Q9. The first time this was played, it followed a
round robin format, and England won the
tournament after defeating Australia by 92 runs.
The next issue was played 9 years later, in New
Zealand, and this time Australia defeated
England by 3 wickets to win the tournament.
Apart from Australia and England, New Zealand
is the only team to have won this.
What am I talking about?
Q11. X ranks as one of the most popular
traditional sports in India. The origin of X is
difficult to trace, but many historians believe, that
it is a modified form of 'Run Chase'. With its
origins in Maharashtra, X in ancient times, was
played on 'raths' or chariots, and was known as
Rathera. The rules of the game were framed in
the beginning of the 20th century. The
Government has initiated the following awards for
the game: Arjuna Award, Eklavya Award for men,
Rani Laxmi Bai award for women, Veer
Abhimanyu award for boys under 18, and Janaki
award for girls under 16. Right now it is played
mainly in South Asia and also South Africa. ID the
Q13. Paul Randall Wight, Jr is an American professional wrestler who is
signed to WWE. Wight is a seven-time world champion, having won the
WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice, the WWF/E
Championship twice, the ECW World Championship once, and the World
Heavyweight Championship twice. He is the only wrestler to have held
all four titles.
Wight is an 11-time world tag team champion, having won the WWE's
World Tag Team Championship five times (twice with The Undertaker,
and once each with Kane, Chris Jericho, and The Miz), the WWE Tag
Team Championship three times (once each with Jericho, Miz, and
Kane), and the WCW World Tag Team Championship three times (once
each with Lex Luger, Sting, and Scott Hall).
Outside of professional wrestling, Wight has appeared in feature films
and television series such as The Waterboy, Star Trek: Enterprise, and
USA Network's comedy-drama Royal Pains and the action-drama Burn
Notice. In 2010, he had his first major role in the comedy film
Knucklehead, which was produced by WWE Studios.
Q14. In 1904, Gus Mears bought the football stadium A. He
wanted a Premier football club to play there and asked
neighboring club B. They said no because they were pompous
at the time and opted to stay at C. Gus wanted in his heart to
start his own football club for this stadium, which was
unheard of at the time. He was close to giving his dream up
and sell A to some company which was going to destroy the
stadium and make the land into a coal mine. But Mears was
ultimately persuaded not to sell up, and instead decided to
found his own team, D, in March, 1905. The story goes that he
was on the verge of giving up on the football project when his
Scotch Terrier dog bit his colleague Fred Parker, who still
supported the idea. So impressed was Mears with his friend's
reaction, he decided to take his advice. And thus on March
10th 1905 a new club was born. Give A B C D.
A – Stamford Bridge
B – Fulham FC
C – Craven Cottage
D – Chelsea FC
*Q15. He studied in the same school as Sachin
Tendulkar, i.e, Sarada Vidyashram. When
Sachin and Kambli had the epic 600+ runs
partnership, he was the next person in the
batting order. But he never got a chance to
play. He holds the record for the most runs on
FC debut, and is also a prolific run scorer in
Q18. ID X.
The X Saga
• 26-Dec-1990 : X Born - Dissolution of the Soviet
• 26-Dec-2003 : X 13 yrs old - Iran earthquake
• 26-Dec-2004 : X 14 yrs old - Indonesia Tsunami
• 26-Dec-2006 : X 16yrs old - Taiwan earthquake
• 26-Dec-2008 : X 18 yrs old - Yunnan(China)
• 26-Dec-2012 : X 22yrs old - End of the world
Sir Viv Richards
Only living people having
cricket stadiums named after
*Q20. At the 2009 IOC session in Copenhagen,
this was heralded as one of the comeback
This sport has seen only gold medal winners
from North America with USA winning 3 out of 4
that have been on offer.
The venue for this event in 2016 will be
designed by Hanse, who has been called the
Architect of the Year by the sports magazine in
What am I talking about?
Reintroduction of Golf for
the 2016 summer Olympics
Q23. Till date, Steffi Graf is the only
player to have achieved the X in a
single calendar year. Andre Agassi
and Rafael Nadal are the only other
singles players who have achieved it,
but not in a single calendar year.
What 2 word term X?
Golden Slam (4 Grand Slam titles +
Olympics Gold medal)
Q24. A foreign journalist dispatch about a
hockey match involving India said, “X initiated
the move. After dodging past a defender, X
passed the ball to X, who centered it to X and
X scored the goal with a reverse flick.”.
What is X?
*Q25. Where can we find this
When Ivo goes back with the _____, the
Studds, Steel, Read and Tylecote return,
The welkin will ring loud, The great crowd will
Seeing Barlow and Bates with the _____, the
And the rest coming home with the _____.
Q28.Minoru Yoneyama founded X, a producer
of wooden floats for fishing nets. His wood-
crafting business thrives until modern
advancements - namely plastic floats - forced
the company out of the float business. At this
time, frustrated by being pushed aside by
advanced technology, Yoneyama vowed never
again to be left behind technologically. Thus,
he began a commitment that eventually leads
to an innovation in the world of sports.
Relying on strengths in wood crafting, the
Yoneyama Company evolved into
manufacturing _______ in 1957 under other
brand names. Give X.
Q29. “Forty minutes into the fifth day, I sent a
message from the field to see if Cronje was
still interested in a deal. I deliberately aimed
low at first and said, ‘How about us chasing
250?’. Hansie just said, 'Fine'. I couldn't
believe it. No haggling. No banter. No
bartering, No mention of how many overs we
would face. It was like that scene from Life of
Brian when the salesman is all indignant
because the guy has simply paid his first
asking price without any argument” Who is
speaking? What is this match remembered
England v South Africa one
innings test match with a result.
(Both teams forfeited an inning.
so it becomes a one innings
*Q30. X is a new team in World Superbike
Championship. X’s rider Dan Linfoot finished a
remarkable third at the final race of the World
Superbike Championship in Magny Cours,
France on 7th October 2012. The other rider is
Florian Marino of France. X’s website lists Y as
part of the management, while actor
Nagarjuna Akkineni has been mentioned as a
director. Y yaaru?
Y – Mahendra Singh Dhoni
X – MSD RN Racing Team
Q31. Bayern Munich banned Mirror Sport for
this headline. What is blanked out?
Q33. In sports, the terms X or ’X Story’ are used
to refer to situations in which competitors
achieve far greater success than would
reasonably have been expected.X stories tend
to gain much media and fan attention as they
move closer to the championship game at the
end of the tournament. The term comes from X,
a well-known European folk tale embodying a
myth-element of unjust oppression/triumphant
reward. What’s the good word?