iMBA Sports & Video Games quiz Finals - IIMI quiz club
IIM Indore Quiz Club Presents iMBA! Sports & Video Games QuizRules:1. Teams of up to 3 Details: members Date - 14th Oct2. Bring a pen. By3. No prior Abhishek Upadhya registration Abhishek Pai required. Abhimanyu Anup Rameen
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1.• The adidas Telstar was the official ball of the 1970 FIFA world cup. It was specifically designed to be visible on television screens, hence the name which is short for television star. It was made of leather but had some degree of water resistance provided by its shiny durlast coating.• While the football has significantly evolved since the days of telstar, a feature seen first on the telstar ball has come to represent footballs in general and does so to this day.• What feature ?
1.• It was the first footballto use the truncatedicosahedron orbucky ball for itsdesign, consistingof 12 black pentagonaland 20 whitehexagonal panels,which has sincebecame thequintessential design of afootball.
2.• _________ is an English football manager who is credited with transforming Swedish football. Ironically this manager’s greatest successes have come outside English football.• As a player he achieved moderate success with Crystal Palace followed by many years in non-league football. He started his managerial career in Sweden achieving multiple successes with various clubs before he took charge of the Swiss national team. He led them to the 94 world cup and Euro 96. Before that Switzerland had not qualified for a major tournament since the 1960’s.• He then joined Inter Milan where he stayed for two years reaching a UEFA cup final. Next he moved to Blackburn Rovers, and guided them to the UEFA cup in his first season but was sacked the next season due to poor form.• In 2001 he returned to Serie A to manage Udinese before spells as coach of the UAE and then Finland.• Name this journeyman manager who’s been linked with the England manager’s job more than once..
2.• Roy Hodgson, ex-manager of Liverpool & presently of West Bromwich Albion
3.• It was founded on October 30, 1998 in the city of Rosario. But it wasnt until the year of 2001 that they had their first gathering. They now reportedly count 80,000 members from more than 60 countries around the world.• It could be seen as a type of syncretism. Its clear that the passion between the different members is what glues them together. As Alejandro Verón, one of the founders tells us “I have 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 the names of god the term ‘D10S’, What is it ?
3.• Iglesia Maradoniana i.e The Maradonian Church
4.• There are several possible reasons why this proved to be his last test innings. He was selected because several players were injured and these players soon returned and the West Indies had a very strong batting line up during his prime with Frank Worrell, Clyde Walcott and Everton Weekes dominating the middle order.• Jeff Stollmeyer, who missed the match with a pulled hamstring, wrote: “Y’s innings in its later stages was not in keeping with the state of the game and his captain Gerry Gomez was forced to send a message out to him to get on with it." The game was drawn and perhaps Y unfairly took the blame in the eyes of the selectors.• Y is actually the holder of one of the most envied records in Cricket. But one-match-wonders don’t count, do they?
4.• Andy Ganteaume• Century in first and only innings in Test Cricket.• So his batting average is actually higher than Don Bradman.
5.• The following is a list of 10 Worst Casting Choices in comics related movies as polled by fans:-• 10. Hugh Jackman as Wolverine• 9. Dolph Lungren as Punisher• 8. Ben Affleck as Daredevil• 7. Matt Salinger as Captain America• 6. Tommy Lee Jones as Two Face• 5. ______ as Steel• 4. Val Kilmer as Batman• 3. Michael Clarke Duncan as Kingpin• 2. Alicia Silverstone as Batgirl• 1. The Governator as Mr. Freeze( Hey, it kinda rhymes)
7.• For most of the early portion of X’s career, his coach was Y. X often praised Y, saying that he would not have achieved so much in the sport without Ys guidance. However, X had a love-hate relationship with Y, and the two frequently clashed, most famously in May 2002. Y criticized X for missing team practices and X defended himself with what would become a famous and oft-quoted monologue:• X: “…Were sitting here, and Im supposed to be the franchise player, and were talking about practice. I mean listen, were sitting here talking about practice, not a game, not a game, not a game, but were talking about practice. Not the game that I go out there and die for and play every game like its my last but were talking about practice man. How silly is that? …”• (In all X used the word practice 20 times)• Y(the next day): “He said "practice" more times than hes actually practiced.”• Y left the team in 2003, X left in 2006.• Id X & Y.
8.• Manuel Santana’s career began as a ball boy and "picked up" the game, led Spain to unexpected victory over the U.S. in the Davis Cup. At the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, Santana won the Gold Medal in Singles. He has won the French(1961 and 1964), U.S(196 5) and the Wimbledon(1966). He is credited for being the first to utter these immortal lines in tennis. Give phrase
The Swiss Alps and Acapulco and England9. Tokyo, Japan Florida and China The Sahara Desert and Scotland• An exhaustive France and Australia Athens, Greece and the Ozarkslist of the venues of Italy and Kitty Hawk, North Egypt and Sherwood Forestwhich event? Carolina Spain and the Himalayas India and Israel Africa and San Francisco The Grand Canyon and Ireland Hawaii and Norway North Pole and Tahiti Arizona and Holland Quebec and Baghdad Russia and the Caribbean South America and Transylvania French Riviera and New New Orleans and Atlantis Zealand Morocco and Washington, Canada and Warsaw, Poland D.C. Siam and the Moon
10.• X a former tennis player is taunted as the Black Widow of Tennis for her suitors seem to meet unfortunate events in the aftermath of their relationships with her.• American Justin Gimelstob has had chronic back injuries since dating X briefly in 1997. Julian Alonso was the 1997 ATP newcomer of the year and reached No.30 in the world in 1998, the year he began a relationship with X. By 2001 the Spaniard had departed the sport. Swede Magnus Norman was No.2 in the world in 2000 after reaching the French Open final, and began seeing her around the same time. He hurt his hip the following season and has been unsighted on the circuit since 2003.• Y is the latest casualty and had to break off his engagement in 2009.• ID X and Y.
11.• X is a former World No. 1 professional _______ player from Pakistan, who is considered by many to be the greatest player in the history of the game. During his career he won the World Open six times and the British Open a record ten times.• Between 1981 and 1986, he was unbeaten in competitive play for five years winning a whopping 555 matches consecutively. This is considered to be the longest winning streak by any athlete in a top level professional sports.• Speaking about his winning streak X said “It wasnt my plan to create such a record. All I did was put in the effort to win every match I played and it went on for weeks, months and years until my defeat to Ross Norman in Toulouse in 1986."
12.• Date: 31st October 2002 Place: Madagascar Event : THB Champions League Sport : Football Teams : AS Adema and SOE Antananaviro• SOE , in protest of an apparently biased decision from the referee in a previous game, began firing goals in their own net after the opening whistle. What happened thereafter?
12.• SOE fired 149 own goals in their net losing 149-0 against AS Adema.• This is currently the world record for maximum no. of goals scored in a football game as well as the worst defeat ever.
13.• In an article which he wrote in 1949, famous cricket historian and commentator, John Arlott describes a phenomenon. He termed the phenomenon as ‘X’. ‘X’ according to him was first witnessed on a momentous day in 1882 when England twice seemed to have a test match won only to see it snatched away both times in the face of all probability and eleven great English cricketers.• ‘X’ means single minded determination to win – to win within the laws but, if necessary, to the last limit within them. It means that where the ‘impossible’ is within the realm of human body can do, there are ‘Y’ who think they can do it- and who have succeeded often enough to make us wonder if anything is impossible to them. It means that ‘Y’ have never lost a test match until the last run is scored or their last wicket has fallen.• We can still witness ‘X’ in recent times.• Give me ‘X’ and ‘Y’
13.• ‘Y’ is of course the Aussies ‘X’ is aptly named AUSTRALIANISM
14.• This trophy goes by the name of America’s Cup and is awarded to the winner of the Americas Cup match races between two yachts. One yacht, known as the defender, represents the yacht club that currently holds the Americas Cup and the second yacht, known as the challenger, represents the yacht club that is challenging for the cup.• The trophy was first won by Royal Yacht Squadron.• However, there after it was won by New York Yacht Clubfor the next 113 years from 1870 – 1983, a feat unmatchedanywhere else. What is so special about this trophy?
14.• It is the is the oldest active trophy in international sport.
15.• Identify Him :• Childhood Hero of Federer.• A major proponent of the serve-and-volley style of tennis, he won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam mens doubles titles.• His distinctive serve is used as the logo for the Australian Open.
X,Y,Z – 30 points• Y is the unemployed son of a farmer. Y is a darling of the TV cameras. Xs office told the BBC that they had no comment to make on his "charity" work to sponsor Y.• "I cycle to most cities to watch the event. I stay with friends or with the local painter." , Y says. Y says he even managed to get visas which enabled him to cycle across the border to Pakistan and Bangladesh. “• In the Pakistani visa form, there were three options - by air, train and by bus. I was planning to cycle, so I wrote bicycle on the form separately. I got the visa," he says. On reaching the border he was stopped by Indian guards. "But after hours of questioning, I was allowed to proceed by bike."• In Pakistan, he stayed with Z, his Pakistani Counterpart.• X, Y and Z. [ for Z, real name or nickname will do ]
X,Y,Z – 30 points.• X- Sachin Tendulkar• Y – Sudhir Kumar Gautham Z – Abdul Jalil (Chacha Cricket)
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1.• He represented his country in 2 sports : Cricket/ Hockey. In cricket, he was a wicket keeper. In Hockey, he was the goal keeper.• In cricket, he is a legend for the country he played for captaining his side for 4 test matches and 17 ODIs• In hockey, Kallimullah, the Pakistan hockey captain at that time has gone on record as saying that he regarded him as the greatest goalkeeper he had ever played against.• Who am I talking about ?
2.• Her career win–loss record in singles matches of 1,309–146 (.900) is the best of any professional player in tennis history. On Clay courts her career match win loss rate of 94.05% (316/20) remains a WTA record.• She won 18 Grand Slam singles title, including a record 7 at the French Open. In fact she won at least one Grand Slam singles title each year for 13 consecutive years, from 1974 through 1986.• She was married to golfer Greg Norman until their divorce on December 8,2009
3.• There is no specific time and place in history to define the origin of X. The origin of the game in India has strong archaeological roots going back at least to the 12th century AD in the State of Orissa. The famous Sun Temple of Konark has a stone relief on the west wing of the structure clearly showing the game of X in progress.• X was part of Olympics from 1900 to 1920.• Id X
4.• X was born on April 6, 1946.• He was the only child to a Roman Catholic, Italian-American family.• Unable to live on the small pay of club fights, and being unable to find work anywhere else, X got a job as an collector for Tony Gazzo, the local loan shark, just to make ends meet.
5.• Who is the world’s most photographed cricketer? By this we mean this cricketer features most in Official Photos sanctioned by the ICC.• What led to him becoming the most photographed? There is a logical reason behind this occurrence.• ( Sachin might lead if non-ICC sanctioned pics are included, so don’t include him in your guesses )
5.• Muttiah Muralitharan. Tests made in Perth and other places to ascertain his bowling action at the request of ICC.• This involved filming Mr Muralitharan using a 12 camera opto-reflective Vicon system operating at 250Hz (fields per second) for nearly a week. This led to a lot of “official” pictures of him being taken.
6.• Here are a few characteristics of Y.• He is very young and enthusiastic, and of course, is determined.• Young, enthusiastic and determined.• Thinks cricket is the best game in the world.• Loves playing Street cricket and would play it 24/7 if he could.• Worships his cricket heroes, their technique, skill and character.• Understands there is a lot to learn, works hard at it, step by step.• Learning to master the art of concentration.• Dreams of playing in the ICC Cricket World Cup one day.• Age: 10 (human years)• His name was chosen by an internet poll conducted by the ICC and was unveiled by leading stars, including Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kumar Sangakkara.• Y?
6.• Stumpy, the Mascot of Cricket World Cup’11
7.• X was a very famous Indian Cricket administrator.• X has served as the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India from 1977 to 1980, and as the Secretary from 1960 to 1965.• He was one of the founders of the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA). He served as the secretary from 1953 to 1978 and as the President from 1978 to 1990. MCC honoured him with a life membership in 1969.• He was the driving force behind the construction of a famous structure Y in Bangalore, which was named after him in his honour.• Y?
8.• ___________ is a global financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Its largest division is __________ Corporation Asia, which has over 15 million customers in 13 Asian countries and is a top three provider of life insurance in Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam. Its UK division has around 7 million customers and is one of the largest life insurance companies in the UK.• It also owns Jackson National Life Insurance Company, which is a major life insurance company in the United States, and M&G Investments, which is a major European fund manager with assets under management of £174 billion.• How does the above company relate to cricket?
9.• Team A was an amateur celebrity cricket team founded by author J M Barrie (creator of Peter Pan). Probably noting the talent (or lack thereof) in the team, the team was named with the mistaken belief that phrase A meant “Heaven help us” in Arabic (although what it actually means is “God is great”).• The team is most famous for having had a number of notable figures playing for it, including – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A A Milne, Sir Walter Raleigh and P G Wodehouse!• What phrase is A?
10.• X is a society, registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act. The logo of X is derived from the emblem of the Order of the Star of India, Indias highest order of chivalry during the British Raj and also its Coat of Arms.
12.• The Nordic Monopoly• Of the 69 Olympic medals that have been awarded in the mens event of this sport , 32 have gone to competitors from Norway, Sweden, or Finland. Finland is the only nation to have ever swept the medals at a currently recognized official Olympics, and has done so twice, in 1920 and 1932.• Finlands 1920 sweep also featured an additional fourth place finish. Sweeping the first four places is no longer possible, as only three entrants per country are allowed.) In 1912, Finland also swept the medals in the only appearance in the Olympics of two-handed variant of this event , an event in which the X was separately thrown with both the right hand and the left hand and the marks were added together.• Id X.
14.• This was one of the first games to be written on the IBM/PC platform. It was written in the BASIC programming language, a fact that reflects in its name. The name can also be derived from this image.• Name of the game?• Famous Co-writer of this game, definitely known for much bigger works in the software field.
15.• Entry page for an Internet based game. Those who know about this have spent hours on it.• The front page names the puzzle as "The Hardest Riddle on the Internet“.• What is this?• The Indian Equivalent?
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