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Prelims questions.

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Nirma Sports Quiz 2014

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Prelims questions.

  1. 1. Horizon'2014 Prelims QM: Anubhav Chatterjee 1
  2. 2.  25 Questions.  In-case of tie-breaker star mark question will decide the winner.  No negative for an incorrect answer.  Electronic gadgets to be switched off. 2
  3. 3. Q1. 3
  4. 4.  Q2.Identify the 2 players? 4
  5. 5.  Q3*…..”Then there was a man who had knowledge of football and he knew practically everybody. So I met him and he suggested some players‟ name and together we formed a team in the early 1950s,calling it the Bombay Dynamos football club after the famous Moscow team.Our team had six members who represented Maharashtra including one who represented India at the Olympics”…..Identify the person who owned the team? 5
  6. 6.  Q4. There are 2 reasons for its origin: 1) This particular colour X was chosen as A was X in colour. 2) B needed it in different sizes, and they had to be the same colour, but the supplier only had that quantity in X, because X was his least popular colour.Identify X ,B, A and whats the whole story? 6
  7. 7.  Q5. It was a keen interest in football that initially prompted Vasudev to conduct friendly ties between the local youth and the crew of ships calling at Mormugao Port. The ties were conducted in local paddy fields, and largely attended, for football is one addiction most Goans share. As his industrial empire grew to new heights, he crystallized his penchant for football in an organized fashion and formed the club in 1956.Identify the club? 7
  8. 8.  Q6. Sheth Chinubhai Chimanbhai, leading industrialist and former Mayor of Ahmedabad, went out of his way to hire the world renowned architect Charles Correa to design this structure. The structure played host to Swarnim Gujarat fest, golden jubilee celebrations of the foundation of Gujarat state, on April 30 to May 1, 2010. Identify? 8
  9. 9.  Q7. Whose initiative?  The initiative is taking place in partnership with Vodafone and if that sounds an odd pairing it actually makes sense: X wants to get the idea to as many women as fast as she can, so those who cannot get to the classes can get the self-defence tips via internet or SMS apps. It‟s technology as a force for good and it‟s important to X because time is valuable: her home-state has one of the highest rates of violence against women in India. 9
  10. 10. Q8*.Identify the magazine behind the boardgame? 10
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  12. 12.  Q9.Identify the sports played below.  Speedsolving  one-handed solving  blindfolded solving  multi-blindfolded solving  solving with feet  solving in fewest moves 12
  13. 13.  Q10.Identify the brand? 13
  14. 14.  Q11. Fugly is an upcoming Bollywood movie. The film is directed by Kabir Sadanand. It is produced by Grazing Goat Productions, owned by Akshay Kumar and Ashvini Yardi.Identify the Olympian who will be making his debut in this movie? 14
  15. 15.  Q12*. It is a multinational multi-sport event organized by The Association of Portuguese Speaking Olympic Committees (Portuguese: Associação dos Comités Olímpicos de Língua Oficial Portuguesa, ACOLOP), which was founded on June 8, 2004, in Lisbon. The ACOLOP is a non-governmental organisation consisting of 12 members, whose main purpose is to strengthen the unity and cooperation of its members, through sport.The multi-sport event was held in Goa in Jan‟14.Identify the event? 15
  16. 16.  Q13.Identify the logo? 16
  17. 17.  Q14. I used to always field at silly point or point, where the rays of the sun were always very strong and my neck would burn. So, I started wearing a handkerchief, but it was uncomfortable. I later moved to …..that has now become my style. 17
  18. 18. Q15.Identify the lady? 18
  19. 19.  Q16.Who owns the production house “Tyrannic Productions”? 19
  20. 20.  Q17*. Calcutta Cricket Club,founded in 1792,sponsored a Grand Match of Cricket between Old Etonians and a team drawn from the lesser members of the East India Company.This match is notable for two first:the first hundred scored on Indian soil by Robert Vansittart and another thing.What is it? 20
  21. 21.  Q18.Profile of a player?  He took ten wickets in an innings for North v South at Lord's. All were bowled - still a unique feat in first-class cricket. He opens his "cricket and cigar" shop at London. 1859 he played in the USA and Canada on the first overseas tour by an English team. 21
  22. 22.  Q19. The cup is of Indian workmanship, approximately 18 inches high, the body is finely engraved with three king cobras forming the handles. The domed lid is surmounted by an elephant which is, it is said, copied from the Viceroy's own stock. The inscription on the Cup's wooden base reads the name of the tournament.The cup is awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between England and Scotland. Identify the cup? 22
  23. 23.  Q20.Whose resume? 1. Trainee Manager - Woolworths, 1970-3. 2. Trainee Departmental Manager - Bing Harris Sargood, 1973-5. 3. Sales Manager - Shawn Sports, 1975-78 4. Professional contracted cricketer for Notts County Cricket Club, 1978-87. 23
  24. 24.  Q21. He won his first gold in the 1976 Montreal Olympics while still in college, where he practiced six hours a day and studied until 2 a.m. most nights. Later, while working at General Dynamics Corp. as an engineer, he ran from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., and then put in a full workday from 3 to 11 p.m. Now working as Chairman of Laureus, a nonprofit foundation that brings sports and education to children in developing countries.Identify this 3 times Olympic medallist? 24
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  26. 26.  Q23*. He wanted to be a dentist. He dropped out of dental school and became one of the most famous athelete of all time. It started at a YMCA summer camp. "I came home from the first day of camp upset because I didn't want to make arts and crafts—little earrings—all summer," he says. "So my mom asked if I could do more swimming, and I got picked to be on the swim team. It was total chance."After his retirement, he eventually became a real-estate developer and helped start several companies, including a prepaid-phone-card venture that went public and was later acquired by AT&T. He was a licensed stockbroker for several years and still manages a portfolio of private-equity investments.Identify the Sportsperson? 26
  27. 27.  Q24. “Not only is he well-known and recognised by the vast majority of Brazilians, he also seems to have built up a rapport with football fans and is a popular figure, even gaining his own affectionate nickname „tatu-bola‟.This was said by Thiery Well,Fifa‟s marketing director about whom? 27
  28. 28.  Q25. . It started with a shop near Lille, France in 1976 by Michael Leclerq. It expanded to Germany in 1986, Spain in 1992 and the United Kingdom in 1999.In India,it has stores in Bangalore,Thane,Ahmedabad & Pune.Identify this sporting retail giant? 28

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