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Cricket and Football Quiz


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Cricket and Football Quiz

  2. 2. First Innings
  3. 3. Question 1 <ul><li>Put funda : This famous icon of cricketing folklore was diagnosed with Heartwood Fungus in the 1990s and its height was reduced from 120 feet to 90 feet. Finally, high winds on 7 January 2005 caused it to snap into two. Its remains were made into mementos. A replacement which was planned for since 1999 was finally made ready on March 8 2005. What am I talking about? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Answer
  5. 6. Question 2 <ul><li>Connect </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Rohan Jai Vishwa Gavaskar </li></ul>
  8. 9. Question 3 <ul><li>Identify this well known Welsh cricketer who was a key member of Glamorgan for many years. His left arm seam bowling played a key role in their progress. He has even dismissed Sunil Gavaskar during his county stints. He then joined Gloucestershire, returned to Glamorgan and retired in 1983. Subsequently, he migrated to South Africa. Today, we know him for reasons other than his performances as a cricketer. Who? </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Alan Wilkins </li></ul>
  11. 12. Question 4 <ul><li>What is the difference between the Timed Out rule in Tests and ODIs and in T20s apart from the actual time duration itself? </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>After 90 seconds, the bowler simply bowls, irrespective of whether the batsman is in position or not. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Question 5 <ul><li>There was an ODI match between England and West Indies on 28 th November 1979. Croft was on strike, and Garner on the non striker’s end. Ian Botham was the bowler and Mike Brearley changed the field for the last ball. West Indies needed 3 to win, yet, Croft went for a six and was clean bowled. What rule change came about due to this incident? </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>The circle </li></ul>
  17. 18. Question 6 <ul><li>He took 75 matches to score his first ODI century and also held the record for “highest average without scoring a century”. Which cricketer is associated with the saying </li></ul><ul><li>“ We need sixes, fours and _____ to win” </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Roger Twose </li></ul>
  20. 21. Question 7
  21. 22. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  22. 23. <ul><li>Long boring answer </li></ul>
  23. 24. Question 8 <ul><li>He is a cricketer born in Udaipur, and was a child prodigy, excelling in batting, bowling and wicket keeping. In a match during the Natwest Challenge against Australia in 2005 at Headingly, he came into bat at number 8, and scored 53*, when his team were in dire straits. Identify. How did he make cricketing history? </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  25. 27. Question 9 <ul><li>X is a famous, great West Indian cricketer. When X told the great Jim Laker a fun-fact about himself, Jim Laker reportedly replied </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;It was a good thing your father wasn't a West Bromwich Albion fan.&quot; Who? </li></ul>
  26. 28. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  27. 29. <ul><li>Everton Weekes </li></ul>
  28. 30. Question 10 <ul><li>Born in 1826 in Sussex, he was known to be the best allrounder of his day, he once took all 10 wickets in an innings, all clean bowled. He retired from cricket in 1863 at the relatively early age of 37 as a result of rheumatism; he started a prolific publishing business. In later years, he began selling cricket equipment in Leamington Spa in 1850 and opened a &quot;cricket and cigar shop&quot; near The Haymarket in 1872. Today, he is known world over for the publishing business. Who? </li></ul>
  29. 31. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  30. 33. Long Visual Connect
  31. 34. CRICKET LVC
  32. 35. CRICKET LVC <ul><li>9 pictures </li></ul><ul><li>One common connect </li></ul><ul><li>Scores for the connect are indicated on each slide </li></ul>
  33. 36. LVC 50/-25 1.
  34. 37. 45/-20 2.
  35. 38. 40/-20 3.
  36. 39. 35/-15 4.
  37. 40. 30/-15 5.
  38. 41. 25/-10 6.
  39. 42. 20/-10 7.
  40. 43. 15/-5 8.
  41. 44. 10/0 9.
  42. 45. Question 1 <ul><li>I refer to a particular body of the English Premier League. This body meets on an ad hoc basis, roughly 3 or 4 times a season. The body comprises 3 former players or officials whose identity is kept secret to protect itself from undue influence and maintain impartiality, although some have suggested that the panel is heavily influenced by not-altogether-impartial tabloid journalists and other media pundits </li></ul>
  43. 46. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  44. 47. <ul><li>Dubious Goals Panel </li></ul>
  45. 48. Question 2 <ul><li>Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (May 23, 1892 – March 1, 1922), was a Spanish footballer who played for Athletic Bilbao and Spain during the 1910s and 1920s. He was a prolific striker who scored 200 goals in 170 matches. Unfortunately, at the age of 29, in 1922, he died of Typhus. How do we better know this player? </li></ul>
  46. 49. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  47. 50. <ul><li>Pichichi </li></ul>
  48. 51. Question 3 <ul><li>___ ______ is a title borne by several Arthurian characters. It can also refer to a type of railway locomotive, a Canadian aerobatics show and a society of firefighters who like riding motorcycles, amongst others. It may also refer to a group of about 40 people, some of who are : Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O'Neill, Paul Marshall, a partner at the hedge fund Marshall Wace, Richard Hytner of advertising agency Saatchi and Saatchi and Mark Rawlinson, a partner in Freshfields' corporate practice. Why has it been in the news recently? </li></ul>
  49. 52. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  50. 53. <ul><li>Red Knight </li></ul>
  51. 54. Question 4 <ul><li>One of the Legends of the game, Ian Rush decided to leave Liverpool in 1986-87 season. On 1st July 1987, he was transferred for 3 million pounds to Juventus. Although the move was primarily carried out because Rush wanted to leave, it was also done for a more political reason. What? </li></ul>
  52. 55. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  53. 56. <ul><li>It was done to revive friendly relations between Liverpool and Juventus following the Heysel Stadium disaster </li></ul>
  54. 57. Question 5 <ul><li>Soon after the 1982 World Cup in Spain, the French press ran a poll to find the most hated man in France. Adolf Hitler came second, Mussolini third. Who came first? </li></ul>
  55. 58. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  56. 59. <ul><li>Harald Schumacher </li></ul>
  57. 60. Question 6 <ul><li>In 1995, the above two computer scientists were in the news with regards to which almost 30 year old problem? </li></ul>
  58. 61. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  59. 62. <ul><li>Geoff Hurst’s phantom goal </li></ul>
  60. 63. Question 7 <ul><li>This football club, founded in 1971, is owned by a prominent business group. Nicknamed ‘The Millmen’, the nickname is derived from the flagship company of the conglomerate that is also a part of the official team name. The club was in the news in 2008 because of a cooperation partnership signed with Wolverhampton Wanderers of the EPL . It was also the only club in the 2009-10 season that was not from either Mumbai, Kolkata or Goa. Name the club. </li></ul>
  61. 64. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  62. 65. <ul><li>JCT Phagwara </li></ul>
  63. 66. Question 8 <ul><li>Put Funda. </li></ul>
  64. 67. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  65. 68. <ul><li>Its been 34 years since Manchester City last won a trophy, something which ManUtd fans were more than happy to point out </li></ul>
  66. 69. Question 9 <ul><li>Connect </li></ul>
  67. 70. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  68. 71. <ul><li>All three have headbutted Materazzi </li></ul>
  69. 72. Question 10 <ul><li>Connect </li></ul>
  70. 74. <ul><li>Answer </li></ul>
  71. 75. <ul><li>FIFA Order of Merit </li></ul>
  72. 76. FOOTBALL LVC
  73. 77. FOOTBALL LVC <ul><li>10 pictures </li></ul><ul><li>One common connect </li></ul><ul><li>Scores for the connect are indicated on each slide </li></ul><ul><li>+5 for each individual answer as well </li></ul>
  74. 78. LVC 1. +50/-25
  75. 79. +45/-25 2.
  76. 80. +40/-20 3.
  77. 81. +35/-20 4.
  78. 82. +30/-15 5.
  79. 83. +25/-15 6.
  80. 84. 7. +20/-10
  81. 85. +15/-10 8.
  82. 86. +10/-5 9.
  83. 87. +5/0 10.
  84. 88. DeraileR
  85. 89. The big black screen The one and only question on them Loooooool Football statistics Whoops Brats Cricket statistics WhoamI
  86. 90. Big Black Screen BACK
  87. 91. The one and only question on them <ul><li>In 1921 there was after a match between Dick Kerr and St Helen's at Goodison Park, Everton. Although only 40,000 people could be accommodated in the stadium but due to the publicity surrounding the match on that particular day, there were 53,000. This was found by the organizers to be distasteful. The match and all such matches were banned. A rebel organization was formed as a result of this and they set up their own championships. The first ever winner was Stoke (they beat Doncaster). The ban was lifted in 1971. Name the organization. </li></ul>BACK
  88. 92. Loooooool <ul><li>The video is a tribute to what? </li></ul>BACK
  89. 93. Football Statistics <ul><li>Which player has committed more fouls than any other player in the history of the premier league, but at the same time, has also been one of the most fouled player in the history of the premier league? </li></ul>BACK
  90. 94. Whoops <ul><li>What rule change came about due to this incident? </li></ul>BACK
  91. 95. Cricket Statistics <ul><li>What four-digit number is the GPO number of the ABC corporation in all Australian State Capitals? </li></ul>BACK
  92. 96. Brats <ul><li>Born in a wealthy family, he studied in Duke University. He was once charged with possessing 500g of cocaine, kidnapping and assault. In a plea bargain, he received a suspended sentence, $10,000 fine and 100 hours of community service. He was president of International Tobacco Company from 1987 to 1991 before moving towards television and entertainment industry, working on a joint venture with Disney. As of October 31, 2009, he has claimed the top spot as the highest tax payer in the country for the current fiscal. Who? </li></ul>BACK
  93. 97. WhoAmI <ul><li>One of the most talented players ever, I played hockey and was described by Kalimullah as the greatest goalkeeper he has every played against. I started keeping wickets for my team and was the best player of spin bowling in my team. I also hold the unique distinction of captaining and coaching my team at the same time. I retired in December 97 aged 40. </li></ul>BACK