Finals Zest 2012 Sports Quiz


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Elims - Zest, Sports quiz as part of Zest 2012 - COEP's multi-sport event.
Date: 15th Jan '12
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Finals Zest 2012 Sports Quiz

  1. 1. Zest Sports Quiz 2012 Finals
  2. 2. Rules• 36 questions +10/-0• Infinite Rebound• In case of half points the next question will go to the team after the one which answered first• A special round of 6 questions in between• Round reversal after 18 questions• QMs decision is final
  3. 3. 1. X grew up as football fan living in poverty in Mexico. His family escaped to Los Angeles as illegal immigrants. As he became older, he became a busboy at a restaurant, while also working part-time with his father in a gardeningbusiness. A former Scottish footballer and scout, spotted Xplaying for an amateur club in Los Angeles, before offeringhim a tryout for Y, a Premier League club. X’s father did not approve, claiming that the family business is more important than sports. Without the money to travel, he nearly lost all hope of going for the tryout; however, his grandmother, with her own secret money, purchased X a plane ticket, which he reluctantly accepted and departed for England. Identify X and Y.
  4. 4. X: Santiago Munez inGoal! – the Dream begins Y: Newcastle United
  5. 5. 2. Though it might seem to be a simple woodenhorse but this picture taken in 1911 depicts one of the earliest apparatus used for a particular routine. It was originally developed centuries ago as an artificial horse used by soldiers to practice mounting and dismounting. Even Alexander the Great is believed to have used one. What is it called?
  6. 6. Pommel Horse
  7. 7. 3.Gheorghe Muresan(in pic) who played for the Washington Bullets and New Jersey Nets, holds this record among all NBA players(active + retired). Among current active players, who holds this particular record?
  8. 8. Yao Ming
  9. 9. 4.What event till date has been held at Melbourne -55 Sydney - 17 Adelaide - 14 Brisbane - 7 Perth - 3 Christchurch-1 Hastings -1?
  10. 10. The Australian Open
  11. 11. 5.Connect:
  12. 12. IPL Coaches
  13. 13. 6. On 20 June 2009, "Sun" newspaper revealed that X would finally show the world his face, in Xs TV show the next day. X wished to unmask himself to quash speculation over hisidentity, stating "Hes been fed up with newspapers speculating that hes a photocopier salesman from Bolton, or lives in a pebble-dashed house in Bristol". The show first depicted Xdriving a Ferrari round the test track and then after walking off,unmasked himself to reveal he was Y. In the following interview, Y then played up to some of the supposed defining character traits of X. The BBC would initially not confirm or deny it was a just a stunt, but a spokesman was quoted as saying "You have to bear in mind that Z(The show) is an entertainment programme. We never reveal who or what X is,". Solve for X, Y and Z.
  14. 14. X:The StigY: Michael Schumacher Z: Top Gear
  15. 15. 7.This is a infamous incident in American professionalwrestling which happenedon 4th June 1999. What 3 word phrase was coined to this incident in WorldChampionship Wrestling?
  16. 16. Fingerpoke of Doom
  17. 17. 8.The Misano World Circuit is an Italian racetrack located next to the town of Misano Adriatico. Originally designed in 1969 as a length of 3.488 km, it hosted its first event in 1972. In 1993, the track length wasincreased to 4.064 km. As of 2007, it began hosting the San Marino and Riminis Coast Grand Prix as part of the MotoGP World Championship. On 3 November 2011, the circuit owners announced that it will be renamed after X, the Italian motorcycle racer who was born in nearby. Identify X and why the is the circuit going to be renamed after X.
  18. 18. Marco Simoncelli who died in an accident on 23rdOctober 2011 in the 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.
  19. 19. 9.Connect
  20. 20. Under par golf scores: Eagle(-2) Albatross(-3) Condor(-4) Ostrich(-5)
  21. 21. SCORES!!!
  22. 22. 10. In 1931 brothers Kedarnath & Dwarakanath Anand establish Sanspareils Co. in Lahore. The company manufactured a wide range of sports goods. In 1945 they also established a company named Greenlands to facilitate exports and act as the international wing of Sanspareils. In 1947 the companies moved to Meerut and started building business from scratch. In 1965 Sanspareils joined hands with Frank Bryan Ltd., a leading manufacture of protective sports gear. Soon after, the companyintroduced the Featherlite brand which was endorsed by Vijay Manjrekar. In 1979, following an exclusive agreement, the company began manufacturing protective gear for the legendary X. The company also stereo-typed its sports production in order to achieve quality and specialization. Ironically following a merger in 1982, the company started marketing sports gear under the name Y, mistakenly related to X. X endorsed Y till 1987 making it the number 1 brand in India. Today Y is also the worlds largest manufacturer in its domain. Identify X and Y.
  23. 23. X: Sunil Gavaskar Y: SanspareilsGreenlands (SG)
  24. 24. 11. Connect: Arindham Chaudhary Yuvraj Singh K. Raghu Ramakrishna Raju Arjun Baljee & Rudra DalmiaAkkineni Nagarjuna & Narendra Choudary Tummala Sourav Ganguly
  25. 25. Franchise owners of the teams in the upcoming Indian Racing League
  26. 26. 12. X’s popularity has expanded and entered into Texas Hold‘em Poker jargon. If a player has an ace and a king as hole cards, it is referred to as X. One reason is the common initials the hand shares with X, but the funnier reason is that the hand has the reputation of not playing well. It is thus said that an X hand “looks really good, but rarely wins.” Identify X.
  27. 27. Anna Kournikova (Ace & King: AK)
  28. 28. 13. Bernd Maylander is a German racing car driver. He started his career in karting sport at the end of the1980s. In the following years he made his way to the Formula Ford, the Porsche Carrera Cup and the original DTM. In 2000, he won the 24 Hours Nürburgring in a Porsche 911 GT3-R. When the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) series wasresumed in 2000, he was driving for Mercedes-Benz.More importantly, he also has another job which he is doing since 2000. What job?
  29. 29. Driver of the safety car in Formula One races
  30. 30. 14. A well known Indian sport has the following rules:The field is 29meters in length and 16 meters in width. There are two rectangles at the end. One side of the rectangle is 16 meter and the other side is 2.75 meters. In the middle of these two rectangles, there shall be two wooden poles. The central lane is 907.50 cm long and 30 cm X 30 cm on the lane. There are eight cross lanes which lie across the small squares and each of it is 500 cm in length and 70 cm in breadth, at right angles to the central lane and divided equally intotwo parts of 7.30 cm each by central lane. At the end of central lane,two posts shall be fixed. They shall be 120 cm above the ground and their circumference shall be not less than 30 cm and not more than 40 cm. The post shall be made of wooden poles which are smooth all over. The posts shall be fixed firmly in the free zone tangent tothe post-line at a height between 120 to 125 cm. The top of the post shall be flat and free from any sharp edges.
  31. 31. Kho Kho
  32. 32. 15.Members of this grunge band were fans of the then-active NBA All-Star player X, and hence the band was also called X. However, when they signed their first record deal,trademark issues dictated a name change. Hence the bandchanged its name to the now famous Pearl Jam. However, not happy with the name change, the band decided to name their first album after Xs jersey number i.e. Ten. Identify X who played for New Jersey Nets, Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors during his 13 year career.
  33. 33. Mookie Blaylock
  34. 34. 15. English Beef and Lamb Exevutive(EBLEX ) is a division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and delivers servicesto beef and lamb levy payers in England. It exists to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the English beef and lamb sector. It states its aims as: 1) To help the English beef and sheep meat supply chain become more efficient and 2) To addvalue to the English beef and sheep meat industry.Which 2 cricketers did EBLEX hire to advertise their "quality standard English lamb and beef"?
  35. 35. Ian "Beefy" Botham and Alan "Lamby" Lamb
  36. 36. 16. X is an English former athlete and politician. As a middledistance runner, X won four Olympic medals, including the 1500 metres gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984, and set eight outdoor and three indoor world records in middle distance track events (and also participated in a world record relay).Following his retirement from athletics he served as a Member ofParliament for the Conservative Party from 1992–97, and became a life peer in 2000. He is more known today for his role in the 2012 Olympics than his fame as a middle- distance runner.
  37. 37. Baron Sebastian Coe
  38. 38. 17. X nicknamed as the Yankee Clipper is one of themost famous basketball icons ever. Throughout his entire 13 year career he played for the Yankees and was selected in the all-star teams in every game he played. Most regard his most significant achievement to be his 56-game hitting streak..arecord that still stands today though being briefly married to Marilyn Monroe would come a close second.He was also mentioned by Ernst Hemmingway in the Old Man and the Sea as the Great X. ID X
  39. 39. Joe DiMaggio
  40. 40. 18.In ice hockey, a Gordie Howe hat trick is a variation on the hat-trick. It is not exactly scoring 3 goals in a match. Gordie Howe was well known for his skill at both scoring and ________. This is not an official statistic. The first known Gordie Howe hat trick was achieved by Hall of Famer Harry Cameron of the Toronto St. Pats on December 22, 1920. The namesake of the achievement, Gordie Howe, achieved a Gordie Howe hat trick twice in his NHL career. Rick Tocchet is the Gordie Howe hat trick leader, with 17 recorded efforts. What does scoring a Gordie Howe hat-trick actually require one to do?
  41. 41. Scoring a goal, make an assist and get involved in a fight.
  42. 42. SCORES!!!
  43. 43. Utterly Delicious Round
  44. 44. ID
  45. 45. What incident is being referred to?
  46. 46. What incident?
  47. 47. What incident?
  48. 48. Fill in the Blanks
  49. 49. What incident?
  50. 50. SCORES!!!
  51. 51. Round Reversal
  52. 52. 19. X was a reasonably skilled footballer and kept goal for his school and university teams. A professional career wasn’t looking likely, but Germany’s invasion of his country and the on-set of World War II ended even his amateur participation in the game. He continued to support his local side, Cracovia till his death in 2005. It is often joked that the fact that Cracovia haven’t wonEkstraklasa since 1949 remains one of the main reasons why he kept talking to the man above. ID X.
  53. 53. Karol Józef Wojtyłamore commonly known as Pope John Paul II
  54. 54. 20. This dance move involves a person placing one hand on the back of the neck, and waving the other arm back and forth while spinning in a circle. This simulates the motion of a________, hence the name. Originating in the late disco era ofthe 1970s, its popularity was revived by a sports team around 1 year ago. It resultantly went viral on the internet. Standing with legs slightly apart and knees slightly bent, the dancer then bends their left elbow to enable them to place their left hand behind the their head. They then outstretch their right arm inline with their right shoulder, hand flat in a vertical position. The dancer then rotates around the waist in a 180degree sweep, pulling back three times as you move your arm to the left, and then in one motion swing right arm back to the right. The move is then repeated. The dancer may then swap arms and reverse the move. Put funda.
  55. 55. The Sprinkler Dance performed by the EnglishCricket team after they beat Australia in the 2010- 11 Ashes Test Series
  56. 56. 21. Adolf Hitler(Germany), Giovanni Gronchi(Italy) Emperor Hirohito(Japan).What sporting feat is credited only to these 3 world leaders?
  57. 57. Inaugurated both the Summer and Winter Olympics
  58. 58. 22. The general rules that apply are as follows: A player can choose to play as one of eight different defaultcharacter models (four for each side). Players are generally givena few seconds before the round begins (known as "freeze time")to prepare and buy equipment, during which they cannot attackor walk/move (a player can still take damage). They can return to the buy area within a set amount of time to buy more equipment. Once the round has ended, surviving players retain their equipment for use in the next round; others have to start with the basic default equipment. Though not technically a sport regular world-wide tournaments are held every year and teams practice and improve their strategies just like they would for any other sport. What am I talking about?
  59. 59. Counter - Strike
  60. 60. 23. X is a shareholder of the football club Y (which is based in the town he was born) in an attempt to assist the club from debt. X owns 10 percent shares and was also requested to hold theposition of vice president of the club, which he turned down. His uncle, who represented his country in international football, became assistant coach of the main team of Y. Shortly afteracquiring his share in Y, he slammed UEFA for alleged hypocrisy in banning Y from the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League for excessive debts. He claimed that if that was the criteria upon which UEFAwas operating, then the European competition will only have 2 or3 clubs as most of the other clubs have enormous debts too. He is also a longtime supporter of the national football team, and wasone of only six people not connected to the team or the national federation allowed into the teams locker room after it won the FIFA World Cup.
  61. 61. X: Rafael NadalY: RCD Mallorca
  62. 62. 24. During his time at PSV Eindhoven, X along with striker Mateja Kezman formed an attacking partnership still fondly referred toby PSV Eindhoven fans as " Batman And X", as Kezman was nicknamed Batman. He helped lead PSV to their 17th Dutch title, and wonthe Talented Player of the Year award. He also played alongside Kezman in Chelsea for a year. Who?
  63. 63. Arjen Robben (Batman & Robben)
  64. 64. 25. Eden Gardens is the very famous cricket ground in Kolkata known for its large vocal crowds and is also known as one of the toughest grounds to play against India in. Eden Park on the other hand is a cricket ground in New Zealand which is not knownfor any of these things. Why then does it have a place in the record books?
  65. 65. First International T20 Match
  66. 66. 26.X is named after Much X, a village in Shropshirewhich held an event in the 19th century which inspired the modern Z.Y is named after the hospital at which an event similar to Z - but for people with physical disabilities - was founded. Identify X and Y.
  67. 67. X – Wenlock Y - Mandeville.Mascot of 2012 Olympics
  68. 68. 27. Banking in the turns, called superelevation, allowscontestants to be relatively perpendicular to the surface.When traveling through the turns, the banking attempts to match the natural lean of the racers moving throughthat curve. There is no centrifugal effect; the net normal force is acting on the tires through the riding surface. These are some of the technical aspects of a particulartype of race track. Give the particular name for this type of track arena.
  69. 69. Velodrome.
  70. 70. SCORES!!!
  71. 71. 28.This person was the first boxer in history to win ten worldtitles in eight different weight divisions. He is also the first boxer in history to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. He was named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 2000s by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). He is credited for single handedly bringing boxing to the center stage in his home countrywhere basketball generally is the most followed sport. He recently got elected to the House of Representatives. Identify this incredible boxer.
  72. 72. Manny Pacquiao
  73. 73. 29.The game and jargon of X have had an important effect on pop culture. Such phrases and clichés as ace in thehole, beats me, blue chip, cash in, high roller, pass the buck, stack up, up the ante and others are used ineveryday conversation, even by those unaware of theirorigins. The game is said to have been derived from the Persian game As Nas. However, some people say the unique features of the game have to do with thebetting, and do not appear in any known older game. In this view X originated much later, in the early or mid- 18th century, and spread throughout the Mississippi River region by 1800. Identify this game.
  74. 74. Poker
  75. 75. 30.Indias line-up for the 3rd test at Edgabston in July 1967. Put Funda. FM Engineer BK Kunderan AL Wadekar CG Borde Nawab of Pataudi Jr Hanumant Singh V Subramanya S Venkataraghavan EAS Prasanna BS Bedi BS Chandrasekhar
  76. 76. This is the only time the spin quatret of India played together
  77. 77. 31. 64 ATP Tour event wins 24 ATP Tour finals5 season ending World Tour wins 11 ATP masters titles 2 Davis cup wins an Olympic ring 6 annual no.1 ranking commemorations 1 Australian open. What?
  78. 78. These were the trophies stolen fromPete Samprass public storage facility in Los Angeles.
  79. 79. 32. X is currently the manager of Norwegian first division side Molde. However, he is better known as aformer footballer who spent most of his career playingfor Manchester United on 366 occasions while scoring 126 goals. He achieved cult status as a "super sub" because of his knack of coming off the bench to score late goals especially in the late nineties. A couple of unfortunate injuries curbed his playing days significantly and he played only sporadically in the 2000s finally retiring before the start of the 2008-09 season. ID X
  80. 80. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  81. 81. 33. ID the dude
  82. 82. Dwayne Leverock
  83. 83. 34. Ruud and Frank De Boer Hossam and Ibrahim HassanRene and Willy Van de KerkhlofAlexsei and Sergei Berezutskiy James and Adam Chambers Lars and Sven Bender --------------------- Complete the list
  84. 84. Rafael and Fabio d’SilvaThe only pairs of twins to play for the same club team
  85. 85. 35. "The sportive, knightly battle awakens the best human characteristics. It doesnt separate, but unites the combatants in understanding and respect. It also helps to connect the countries inthe spirit of peace. Thats why the _______ ______ should never die." — Adolf Hitler "German sport has only one task: to strengthen the character of the German people, imbuing it with the fighting spirit and steadfast camaraderie necessary in the struggle for its existence." —Joseph Goebbels. What are they both commenting about?
  86. 86. 1936 Berlin Olympics
  87. 87. 36.X was born in Nagpur and went to England to study law.In the 1940s, he entered politics and was jailed for taking part in the Indian freedom struggle. He became Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly after 1972elections during 22 March 1972 till 20 April 1977.He was also the mayor of Nagpur for three years. X was thePresident of the Board of Control for Cricket in India from1980-81 to 1982-83, and the Vice president from 1972-73 to 1979-80. He led the Bombay Cricket Association from 1963-64 till his death.
  88. 88. Seshrao Krishnarao Wankhede
  89. 89. Thank You!!!