The Sports Quiz (Prelims)- NSIT Quiz Fest 2013

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The Sports Quiz (Prelims)- NSIT Quiz Fest 2013

  1. 1. SPORTS QUIZ PRELIMS The NSIT Quiz Club
  2. 2. 1. Rafael Nadal did this in 2008 and 2010 in the French Open. So did Bjorn Borg in 1978 and 1980 and Illie Nastase in 1973. Roger Federer and Ken Rosewall did this in 2007 and 1971 respectively in the Australian Open Only Bjorn Borg has done this in Wimbledon Nobody has done this in the US open Too many such instances in womens tennis What?
  3. 3. ANSWER
  4. 4. Won a grand slam withoutdropping a single set in the tournament
  5. 5. 2.* Not all discontinued sports appeared only in the earliest Olympic Games. This individual event was featured in three Games in 1984 (Los Angeles), 1988 (Seoul) and 1992 (Barcelona), during which period the USA, Canada and Japan were the only countries to win medals. This event is a sub category of a particular event and the other sub categories still happen today. Which discontinued event?
  6. 6. ANSWER
  7. 7. Solo Synchronized Swimming
  8. 8. 3. What famous event is being portrayed here?
  9. 9. ANSWER
  10. 10. Roger Bannister’s sub 4 minute mile
  11. 11. 4. Connect (inexhaustive)
  12. 12. ANSWER
  13. 13. Formula 1 drivers whose fathers were also Formula 1 drivers
  14. 14. 5. The following is a ranking system developed by X. Shodan, Nidan, Sandan, Yondan, Godan, Rok udan, Nanadan, Hachidan, Kyudan, Judan. What is this a ranking system for and name X.
  15. 15. ANSWER
  16. 16. Grades of black belts or Dan Ranking system in martial arts.Kano Jigoro (the founder of Judo)
  17. 17. 6.* ID. Recently in the news for the wrong reasons. If proven guilty, an Indian would be the beneficiary. Who and put funda.
  18. 18. ANSWER
  19. 19. Tatyana Kotova. Anju BobbyGeorge might become the winnerof the 2005 world championships in Long Jump
  20. 20. In one of the greatest heavyweight boxing fights7. of all time (in 1941) – Billy Conn vs Joe Louis, Billy Conn went into the fight saying he wouldn’t gain any weight for the fight and instead would adopt a “____ ____ ____” strategy. In response to this, Joe Louis replied “ __ ___ ___ ___ __ ___’_ ____”. This quote became famous instantly and we still here it today although in non-sports context as well. Later on in his biography, Joe Louis would state that “Conn was a clever fighter. He was like a mosquito. He’d sting and move”. Joe Louis’ response?
  21. 21. ANSWER
  22. 22. He can run but he can’t hide
  23. 23. 8. The home page of which Indian non profit organizations website? Also, who is the founder?
  24. 24. ANSWER
  25. 25. Guns for GloryGagan Narang
  26. 26. 9. Their father, Laszlo, was a noted psychologist in Hungary, and he had a theory that any child could become a genius with proper training, and he decided to use his own children as guinea pigs to prove his theory. The children were homeschooled by their parents, and they were resisted by Hungarian authorities as home schooling wasn’t “socialist”. What came about as a result of this experiment?
  27. 27. ANSWER
  28. 28. Polgar sisters and their intensive training so that they could become chess prodigies.
  29. 29. 10. Sweden has added the verb X to their national dictionary. The Swedish Language Council has approved the term since it has been increasingly used in conversation by Swedes referring to an outlandishly talented action. The word was originally coined on Les Guignols, a popular satirical puppet show - from French station Canal Plus,whose characters were in awe of the outlandishly talented action.What verb?
  30. 30. ANSWER
  31. 31. To Zlatan
  32. 32. 11. The French National side, selected and supported by the French Cricket Federation,visited the West Country to play the Old Blundellian Cricket Club and, two days later, Castle Cary.for this trophy on 24th July 2012.Name the trophy?
  33. 33. ANSWER
  34. 34. The Olympic Cricket Trophy The Olympic Games at Paris in 1900 featured cricket for the only time in olympic history. The final was between France and an English team drawn from the West Country including four Old Blundellians and several Castle Cary players.This tournament was held in 2012 to commemorate that.
  35. 35. 12. Plaque commemorating what?
  36. 36. ANSWER
  37. 37. Diego Maradonas goal of the century commentary by Victor Hugo Morales
  38. 38. 13* Andrew Anthony is a sports journalist,and has been writing for the Observer since 1993 and for the Guardian since 1990. He is the author of On Penalties, published by Yellow Jersey Press and The Fallout, published by Jonathan Cape.He is famous though for a completely different reason,and that has nothing to do wth journalism.Id his claim to fame.
  39. 39. ANSWER
  40. 40. 14. The X Trophy is a biennial golf tournament between teams of professional male golfers representing Great Britain & Ireland and Continental Europe. It is named after five times major winner X, the most successful golfer ever from Continental Europe who was one of the key instigators of the tournament. A sponsorship deal with the French media conglomerate Vivendi meant that the 2009 was known as The Vivendi Trophy with X and the 2011 event was the Vivendi X Trophy. Like the much more established Ryder Cup, which is now played between teams representing the whole of Europe and the United States, the X Trophy is a team event played over three or four days, with two or three days of pairs matches (the precise formats used have varied) and a concluding set of singles matches on the final day.
  41. 41. ANSWER
  42. 42. X: Seve Ballesteros
  43. 43. 15. This former Boston Celtics sharp shooting forward (X) was also known as "The Hick from French Lick“. The NBA draft eligibility rules were changed to prevent teams from drafting players before they were ready to sign. The rule is called the ____X____ Collegiate Rule. X?
  44. 44. ANSWER
  45. 45. Larry Bird and the Bird CollegiateRule
  46. 46. 16* Akin to the customary boxing day test each year in Australia and South Africa,there was one such tradition that was part of Indian cricket - the X hosted in a city Y.An almost forgotten occasion today, the X used to be played during the four-day holiday period in that city. Thirteen such Tests were hosted between 1960 and 1988 with Australia playing the first X and West Indies in 1988 the last. The citys weather is the best around that time and offices, schools and colleges remain closed. That was why they used to play the Test during that time. Recently,theres been talk of reviving the historic "X Test".What test?
  47. 47. ANSWER
  48. 48. X: Pongal TestCity : Chennai/Madras
  49. 49. 17. <video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hslYBv1_TaY> ID the interviewer.
  50. 50. ANSWER
  51. 51. Dola Banerjee
  52. 52. 18. <Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2JbRYrmf74> Ad released in 2004.What is the context?
  53. 53. ANSWER
  54. 54. Boston Red Sox in the world series finals in 2004.
  55. 55. 19* <Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02Yy1vihIKs > Movie about X who is famous for setting an under-1,000 cc world record, at Bonneville, 26 August 1967 at the age of 68 years on a 47 year old machine. He visited the Bonneville salt flats 10 times, creating world records on 3 occasions. The afore mentioned record still stands today. X?
  56. 56. ANSWER
  57. 57. Burt Munro(The world’s fastest Indian)
  58. 58. 20. He won gold medals in both the springboard and platform diving events at 1984, 1988 Olympics. Posed nude for Playgirl magazine in 1987. autobiography Breaking the Surface. Revealed publicly he was gay in 1994, that he was domestically abused and raped by a live-in lover and that he was HIV-positive. His 1988 gold in the springboard event is particularly famous for his comeback after hitting his head while diving, yet managing to win comfortably <Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5nqeFWufrE > Who is he?
  59. 59. ANSWER
  60. 60. Greg Louganis
  61. 61. TIE BREAKERS
  62. 62. 1. Former Olympic swimmer _____X_____ played this character in a series of films, and Ron Ely played him on the short lived television series. Christopher Lambert has also played the part on the silver screen. Which popular role ___Y_____ has seen these, as well as other portrayals? _____X_____ was probably the actor most closely associated with the role, and his easily recognized _____Z_____ was played at his funeral.
  63. 63. 2. X, a Texan, was a prominent financer, philanthropist and sponsor of professional sports who was the chairman of the now defunct X Financial Group of Companies. He holds a dual citizenship, being a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda, and USA. He was knighted in Antigua and Barbuda in 2006, but it was revoked in 2009, when he was charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission with a massive Ponzi Scheme and fraud to the tune of $ 8 billion. X?
  64. 64. 3. •Mark Cavendish, a favourite for Gold, came 29th in the cycling event. (London 2012) •England being beaten by Germany in the 2010 World Cup •Andy Murray losing to Federer in the Wimbledon finals •Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield losing out on the gold in synchronized diving Twitterati blamed a certain X for these losses, calling it “The Curse of X”. X?
  65. 65. Answers:
  66. 66. • Ans 1:-X:- Johnny Weissmuller Y:-Tarzan Z:-Tarzan’s war cry
  67. 67. Ans2: Allen Stanford
  68. 68. Answer 3: David Cameron

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