BOSM Sports Quiz 2011 Prelims, BITS Pilani


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Prelims of the sports quiz conducted during the BITS Open Sports Meet 2011. It was conducted by the English Language Activities Society in association with Budh International Circuit.
QMs- Deepak Gopinath & Mayank Kowshik

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BOSM Sports Quiz 2011 Prelims, BITS Pilani

  1. 1. In association with present QMsMayank KowshikDeepak Gopinath
  2. 2. • 25 Questions• ALL electronic gadgets to be turned OFF!• A maximum of THREE people to a team• Best SIX teams qualify for Finals• No negative marking• In the event of a tie in scores amongst competing teams in the Prelims, * marked questions shall be used for resolution of ties.• Quiz masters are always right BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  3. 3. 1.What were victorious athletes rewarded with in the ancient Olympic Games? BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  4. 4. 1.Olive wreathsBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  5. 5. 2.The Marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres that is usually run as a road. The event wasinstituted in commemoration of the fabled run of a Greek soldier who was a messenger from the Battle of Marathon (the namesake of the race) to Athens. Name the soldier in question. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  6. 6. 2.PheidippidesBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  7. 7. 3.The British children’s writer Michael Morpurgo wrote the story concept andan animation titled “Out of a Rainbow” was produced by the London office ofBeijing based Crystal CG. The story goes-At the steelworks in Bolton they are finishing building the last girder for thestadium. Two drops fall out of the molten-steel, and once cooled are pickedup by a man named George. The day happens to be George’s retirement dayso he signs the finished girder and cycles home. He gets home to his wife andgrandchildren as they give him his retirement cake. Later when everyone elseis asleep he decides to make a gift for his grandchildren out of the steel drops.The next day George and his wife give their grandchildren the steel ________and _______. The two children take them up to the attic and place them onthe windowsill when a rainbow forms going through the house. The storyends with: “And then suddenly the rainbow is back. __________ and_________ know that it’s time to go: their journey has just begun: so manyadventures to have, so many people to tell. But they will meet again; They’llbe there, You’ll be there, the whole world will be there.” BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  8. 8. 3.Wenlock and Mandeville, 2012 London Olympics mascots. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  9. 9. 4.BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  10. 10. 4.USARPS = USA Rock Paper Scissors! BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  11. 11. 5.BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  12. 12. 5. Red BullBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  13. 13. *6.• Italian fashion brand POLICE chose him as their Brand Ambassador in the year 2006-07.• Was Second place in Khatron Ke Khiladi 3, first being Shabbir Ahluwalia.• Rajiv Gandhi State Sports Award (2003-2004) for Best Sportsperson presented by Mrs Sheila Dixit.• First Indian Squash Player to participate in the Commonwealth Games. He played at the Manchester Commonwealth Games in 2002.• His highest world ranking was #38 in Nov 06. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  14. 14. 6.Rithwik Bhattacharya BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  15. 15. 7.This is a picturetaken way backin 1954. Thefirst time Hondatook part incompetitiveracing in a placewhich is stillpopular forracing. Where? BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  16. 16. 7. Isle of ManBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  17. 17. *8.If Goran Ivanisevic is the only male player tohave accomplished this feat , who is the only female to have done it? BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  18. 18. 8.Kim Clijsters, the only woman wildcard to have won a grandslam. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  19. 19. 9.BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  20. 20. 9.Ajay Maken, Sports Minister of India BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  21. 21. *10. Connect Bachmann , Prusik ,Shroud , Granny using a single word. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  22. 22. 10.Knots used in mountaineering BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  23. 23. 11.BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  24. 24. 11.You’ll never walk alone BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  25. 25. 12. Which is the only set of eventsin the Olympics where men and women compete together? BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  26. 26. 12.Equestrian events BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  27. 27. 13.The 50th Anniversary of this feat wascommemorated by the issue of a FiftyPence coin, showing an athlete’s limbsand a clock stopped at 3:59.4.Whatfeat, and who is the person depicted? ( NO part points) BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  28. 28. 13.Roger Bannister, 4 minute mile BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  29. 29. 14.The advent of Erythropoietin in the 1980’s madeautologous and homologous transfusions a thing of the past. Erythropoietin was originally approved to treat people suffering fromanaemia as a consequence of Chemotherapy or Renal failure. Give a two word phrase to describe the abuse of Erythropoietin. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  30. 30. 14.Blood DopingBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  31. 31. 15.X was one of the worlds best swimmers inthe 1920s, winning five Olympic goldmedals and one bronze medal. He won 52US National Championships and set 67world records. After his swimming career,he became popular for playing the role of Yin twelve motion pictures. Identify X and Y. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  32. 32. 15.Johnny Weismuller, Tarzan BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  33. 33. *16.He won a total of nine goldand three silver medals inthe 12 events in which hecompeted at the OlympicGames. His statue stands infront of the Helsinki OlympicStadium. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  34. 34. 16.Paavo NuurmiBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  35. 35. 17.BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  36. 36. 17.Fire in Babylon BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  37. 37. 18. What does extensivestress on the Lateral Epicondyle lead to? BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  38. 38. 18.Tennis ElbowBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  39. 39. 19.After Xs birth, there nearly was an exchange of babies with afishermans new-born baby. Luckily Narayan, Xs uncle hadspotted a birth mark on him a while ago and when the baby inthe cot didnt have it, there was chaos. He was ultimately locatedin the cot where the fishermans wife had kept her baby. In hisautobiography, X writes “Perhaps, I would have grown-up to bean obscure fisherman, toiling somewhere along the west coast...Isometimes muse on the possibilities of fishing in Mahim, if notfor the doctor” BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  40. 40. 19.Sunil Gavaskar! BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  41. 41. 20.The entire squad was forced onto a stage at thePeoples Palace of Culture and subjected to criticismfrom the sports minister for six long hours, as 400government officials, students and journalists watched.The players were accused of "betraying" the reclusiveleaders heir apparent and were subjected to a "granddebate" because they failed in their "ideologicalstruggle" to succeed. What am I talking about? BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  42. 42. 20. North Korean football team, after they lost alltheir 3 group stage matches in 2010 World Cup. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  43. 43. *21.The reasons for the ban by Edward III, on June 12,1349, were explicit: It distracted the populace frompracticing archery, which was necessary for war, andafter the great loss of life that had occurred during theBlack Death, England needed as many archers aspossible. Law and Order problems were cited to bereasons for the ban in other cases where it wasprohibited. What sport are we talking about? BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  44. 44. 21. FootballBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  45. 45. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  46. 46. 22.Alina KabaevaBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  47. 47. 23.Bruce Lee, without a doubt is one of the world’sgreatest martial artists. Well into his career,however,herejected established martial art styles and formulatedhis personal martial art philosophy, which whentranslated roughly means “The Way of InterceptingFist”. It combined elements from various fightingtechniques. Give the original name of his personalphilosophy. BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  48. 48. 23.Jeet Kune DoBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  49. 49. 24.BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  50. 50. 24.Hand of GodBOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  51. 51. 25.This is a picture of the highest cricket match to have ever been played. It was at the Everest Base Camp at a height of 5,165m. Team X vs. Team Y. Give X and Y BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  52. 52. 25.Team Tenzing vs. Team Hillary BOSM Sports Quiz 2011
  53. 53. Thus ends the preliminary roundStay on!Answers shall be discussed shortly.Loads of exciting prizes to be won,including tickets to the Indian GrandPrix! BOSM Sports Quiz 2011