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  1. 1. SPACE 2010 Sports Quiz Elims Krithika B & Chinmay Kamat For SPQC
  2. 2. 1. <ul><li>28 February 2010 will mark the closing ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics. In which city are the games being held ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. A1. Vancouver
  4. 4. 2 <ul><li>Which tournament do these teams play in - Bangalore Hi-Fliers, Chennai Veerans, Hyderabad Sultans, Maratha Warriors and Sher-e-Jalandhar, Chandigarh Dynamos & Orissa Steelers. </li></ul>
  5. 5. A2. Premier Hockey League (PHL)
  6. 6. 3. <ul><li>He signed for Mumbai Indians in the recently concluded player auction for the highest amount. Who ? </li></ul>
  7. 7. A3. Kieron Pollard
  8. 8. 4. <ul><li>A main belt asteroid 128036, discovered in 2003 at the Observatorio Astronómico de Mallorca, Spain is named after which famous sportsperson? </li></ul>
  9. 9. A4. Rafael Nadal
  10. 10. 5. <ul><li>During the recently concluded African Cup of Nations, which country’s team bus was fired at by a group of Angolan rebels? </li></ul>
  11. 11. A5. Togo
  12. 12. 6. <ul><li>Identify this rising Indian tennis star </li></ul>
  13. 13. A6. Yuki Bhambri
  14. 14. 7. Different types of finishing moves associated with which sport ? <ul><ul><li>* Boden's Mate     * Epaulette mate     * Fool's mate     * Ideal mate     * Légal Trap     * Model mate     * Pure mate     * Scholar's mate     * Smothered mate </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. A7. Chess <ul><li>These are different types of checkmates. </li></ul>
  16. 16. 8. <ul><li>Which 33 year old nicknamed “Diggler” who plays for Victoria Bushrangers in Australian domestic cricket has one ODI cap for Australia ?He also represented Netherlands at the 2009 T20 World Cup. </li></ul>
  17. 17. A8. Dirk Nannes
  18. 18. 9. What has happened ?
  19. 19. A9. <ul><li>Nadia Comaneci scored a perfect 10 for the first time in Olympic history. As the scoreboard was unable to show 10.00, it showed 1.00 </li></ul>
  20. 20. 10. <ul><li>In the early days of cricket, a run could only be scored if the batsman inserted his bat in a small hole on a line in front of his stumps. Similarly, he could be run out only if the wicket keeper inserted the ball in the hole or groove before his bat could be inserted there. What cricketing term did this give birth to? </li></ul>
  21. 21. A10. Popping crease
  22. 22. *11. <ul><li>While playing for the MCC vs Germany in 1992, this “batsman” scored only one run in his team’s total of 268-3. After the match, he remarked, “I always happen to score one against Germany”. Who is this player we are talking about ? </li></ul>
  23. 23. A. Gary Linekar
  24. 24. *12. <ul><li>In early times of radio commentary, the football pitch was divided into eight sections so that the commentator would be easily able to narrate the location of the ball to the radio audience. When the ball went out for a goal kick, it marked another beginning from the starting-point. Which phrase in the English language is supposedly derived from the commentator’s description before the goal-kick? </li></ul>
  25. 26. A12. Back to square one
  26. 27. *13.Golf <ul><li>The tradition was started in 1937 so that during the tournament fans in attendance could easily spot the volunteers if they needed to ask questions. However the practice as we know it began in 1949 and has become one of sport’s most famous legacies. What tradition am I speaking about? </li></ul>
  27. 28. A13.Awarding the Green Jacket
  28. 29. *14. <ul><li>The American Satire Society released this band in 2006 in order to mock which American cyclist’s Tour de France “triumph”? He was stripped off his title after he failed a drug test. </li></ul>
  29. 30. A14. Floyd Landis
  30. 31. *15. <ul><li>Although having never played a single international football game, he was made the brand ambassador of Euro 2008. He plays regularly for FC Echichens, a team in the fifth tier of the Swiss League. He turned down an offer to join San Marino champions SS Murata – a move which could have seen him play the qualifying rounds of the Champions League. Who ? </li></ul>
  31. 32. A15. Michael Schumacher
  32. 33. 16. <ul><li>Film maker Emir Kusturica is the only non-sportsperson among the four Serbians selected as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors. Of the other three, one is retired basketball player Aleksandar Đorđević. Who are the remaining two? </li></ul>
  33. 34. A. Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic
  34. 35. 17. <ul><li>________ Futuristics which is the sole agent of German-made Walther weapons in India is owned by whom ? </li></ul>
  35. 36. A17. Abhinav Futuritics/Abhinav Bindra
  36. 37. 18. <ul><li>The Northwest Region of Sri Lanka in the local dialect (Sinhalese) is called ___________ ? </li></ul>
  37. 38. A18. Wayamba
  38. 39. 19. <ul><li>Cyrus Poncha runs a well known blog at - coachcyrus.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>He coaches the Indian national team in which sport ? </li></ul>
  39. 40. A19.Squash
  40. 41. 20. <ul><li>In the first ever 20:20 international between Australia and New Zealand on February 17, 2005, Glenn McGrath was bowling the last over to Kyle Mills. The whole game had been played in a very light-hearted spirit. McGrath then did something which had last been done 24 years before. This prompted the umpire Billy Bowden to hold up a red card. What did he do? </li></ul>
  41. 42. A20.Bowl an underarm delivery
  42. 43. 21. Adidas campaign against what ?
  43. 44. A21. Fake Adidas shoes/fake running shoes
  44. 45. 22. Indian national team in which sport ?
  45. 46. A22. Rugby <ul><li>Rahul Bose should have been a giveaway. </li></ul>
  46. 47. *23. <ul><li>Born in Hungary, he was a professor of physics at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was also a chess master. By the 1930s he was the strongest chess player in Milwaukee, one of the nation's leading chess cities. He won the Wisconsin State Championship eight times. He is famously remembered for his contribution to the scoring system in two player games like chess. </li></ul>
  47. 49. A23. <ul><li>Arpad Elo – creator of the ELO rating for chess. </li></ul>
  48. 50. *24. <ul><li>The film Invictus tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match. </li></ul>
  49. 52. A24. <ul><li>A – Francois Pienaar </li></ul><ul><li>B- Matt Damon </li></ul>
  50. 53. *25. <ul><li>He was a Spanish priest and later bishop in Segura whose 1561 book Libro de la invención liberal y arte del juego del Axedrez was one of the first fundamental books about modern chess in Europe. He is also perhaps the first ever chess grandmaster. Who ? </li></ul>
  51. 54. A25. Ruy Lopez
  52. 55. *26. <ul><li>Maria Irudayam is a two-time World Champion and nine time national champion in his sporting discipline. Only person to be awarded the Arjuna Award in his sport. Which sport does he play ? </li></ul>
  53. 56. A26.Carrom
  54. 57. *27 <ul><li>Forms of which Olympic sport – </li></ul><ul><li>Alpine & Nordic </li></ul><ul><li>Freestyle, Submission & Grecko Roman </li></ul>
  55. 58. A27. <ul><li>1. Skiing </li></ul><ul><li>2. Wrestling </li></ul>
  56. 59. 28/29/30 video