Fresher's Sports Quiz 2013 Mains


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Fresher's Sports Quiz 2013 Mains

  1. 1. Quiz Club, IITK presents
  2. 2. Quizmasters • Archish Mazumdar • Akshay Sunil Masare • Arnab Biswas • Jatin Vikram Singh
  3. 3. Round I-Visuals People see, They don’t observe
  4. 4. Madame Tussauds recently released a wax statue of Tendulkar, they made a glaring error, what?
  5. 5. T20 World cup shirt
  6. 6. Can you explain what is happening? Bonus for guessing the reason for the colour lighting of the stadium given in the next slide.
  7. 7. Hint: here is the date of this pic July 1, 2013
  8. 8. • Red- bayern munich • Blue- 1860 munichen • White- germany • Checks- croatia induction in EU
  9. 9. Who? And what does this pic signify?
  10. 10. • Valentino Rossi Return to Yamaha
  11. 11. Connect
  12. 12. • Sir Alex Ferguson
  13. 13. This Amul ad was brought out to commemorate Sunil Gavaskar’s induction into this prestigious club. The cricketers are Vijay Hazare, Vinoo Mankad, Gavaskar himself and Vijay Merchant. Name the club?
  14. 14. • Indian players in legends Club.
  15. 15. What?
  16. 16. • The sports illustrated Jinx
  17. 17. What has just happened? Looking for the actualterm…..but funda will do.
  18. 18. • Shane Warne bowls the ball of century
  19. 19. Guess the remaining club
  20. 20. Kings XI Punjab • Sponsered by Fly Emirates
  21. 21. Round 2:High and Dry-I
  22. 22. Rules: (i)Infinite Pounce (ii) Pounce +15/-5
  23. 23. The Indian Prodigy Arrives… After scoring his maiden test ton in Old Trafford, Manchester, Sachin Tendulkar was awarded his first MoM Award. The person who presented him with the award though was arrested the very next day. Why do you think this happened?
  24. 24. - Sachin was a minor at the time. The MoM award required handing over the customary bottle of champagne. The poor gentleman was arrested on charges of handing alcohol to a minor
  25. 25. Change of Mind…..Change of Game. X arrived at London with the aim of buying Y. Admittedly, he was a fan. The management at Y though declined after repeated advances by X, and with his 10 day visa permit fast coming to an end, he ended up buying Z. And thus came about one of the most important takeovers in sporting history. ID X,Y, and Z.
  26. 26. X-Roman Abramovich Y- Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Z- Chelsea F.C.
  27. 27. The Day the Earth Stood Still… • Geoff Bent, Roger Byrne, Eddie Colman, Duncan Edwards, Mark Jones, David Pegg, Tommy Taylor, Liam Whelan, Johnny Berry, Jackie Blanchflower, _____________, Bill Foulkes, Harry Gregg, Kenny Morgans, Albert Scanlon, Dennis Viollet, Ray Wood and ______________. Fill in the blanks.
  28. 28. Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Matt Busby.
  29. 29. • The Age of Revolution • ________________, are an Irish pop group formed by Neil Hanon of The Divine Comedy and Thomas Walsh of Pugwash._______________, is also the title of the group’s first album which released on 3rd July 2009, a few days before the start of the 2009 Ashes series. A concept album about cricket, the album has 12 tracks, one of which is an instrumental. The album was mixed and recorded in Dublin and mastered at Abbey Road Studios. • Hannon and Walsh have described their album as “a kaleidoscopic musical adventure through the beautiful and rather silly world of cricket.” Their second album “Sticky Wickets” was released on the 28th of June in Ireland and 1st July elsewhere. ID the group
  30. 30. The Duckworth Lewis Method
  31. 31. Rising from the Ashes… • The 1994 F1 season will always be mourned for the loss of the legendary Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger, but it was still a fiercely contested one, with X and Y separated by just one point going into the final race. Though X was leading during the race he went off and Y was on him in a flash. As Y attempted to overtake, X turned aggressively causing an impact that forced them both to retire. X took the Championship by one point. ID X and Y. • Incidentally X also witnessed the death of Ayrton Senna as he was right behind him in 2nd place when the crash took place.
  32. 32. - X- Michael Schumacher; Y- Damon Hill.
  33. 33. The Green Mile… The club co-founder is credited with the” idea”. The legend goes that it is because he wanted patrons visiting during the tournament to be able to readily identify members. Since 1949, it has turned into an annual affair. Until 1967, the Brooks Brothers were entrusted with the responsibility and since then it has been passed onto Hamilton of Cincinnati, Ohio. What “idea” are we talking about?
  34. 34. The Green jacket.
  35. 35. In Brightest Day, in Blackest Night… • The Lanterne Rouge is a distinction offered in Cycling, most notably the Tour de France. The phrase comes from the French, for “Red Lantern” and refers to the red lantern hung on the carboose of a railway train, which conductors would look for in order to make sure none of the couplings were disconnected. Who is this special distinction offered to?
  36. 36. It is offered to the rider who finishes last, rather than dropping out along the way.
  37. 37. The Journey Begins… • X grew up as a football fan living in poverty in Mexico. His family escaped to Los Angeles as illegal immigrants. As he became older, he became a busboy at a restaurant, while also working part-time with his father in a gardening business. A former Scottish footballer and scout spotted X, playing for an amateur club in Los Angeles, before offering him a tryout for Y, a Premier League club. X’s father did not approve, claiming that the family business was more important than sports. Without the money to travel, he lost all hope of giving the tryout; however his grandmother with her own secret money purchased X a plane ticket, which he reluctantly accepted and departed for England. ID X and Y.
  38. 38. X- Santiago Munez Y- Newcastle United.
  39. 39. You wanna’ fight, Watson? • Invented in 1898, by Edward Barton-Wright, a British engineer who had spent the last three years in the Empire of Japan, this martial art was immortalized by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle when the world’s most famous detective was revealed to be an exponent of this art form. ID the sport or the misnomer with which it has been made famous.
  40. 40. Bartitsu/Baritsu
  41. 41. Its Them Again! HELP!! • The 422nd World Cup Final was held on 22nd August, 1994 in England between Ireland and Bulgaria to a capacity crowd of a hundred thousand. Ireland won the match defeating Bulgaria 170-160. A terrorist attack ensued right after the match ended. Which sport am I talking about?
  42. 42. Quidditch.
  43. 43. Game, Set And… • Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and the William sisters gathered to play the “Krusty Kharity Klassic” on February 11, 2001. After much debate, Serena paired up with Sampras while Venus paired up with Agassi. But funnily enough, no one quite knows who actually won that tournament.What is so unique about this event?
  44. 44. The Simpsons, Tennis the Menace. The stars played themselves.
  45. 45. Whose career record is this? It Ain’t About How hard You Hit…
  46. 46. Rocky Balboa.
  47. 47. Around the World and More… The Swiss Alps and Tokyo,Japan. Acapulco and England Florida and China The Sahara Desert and Scotland France and Australia Athens, Greece and the Ozarks Italy and Kitty Hawk, North Carolina Egypt and Sherwood Forest 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 New York and Turkey South America and Transylvania French Riviera and New Zealand New Orleans and Atlantis Morocco and Washington D.C. Canada and Warsaw, Poland Siam and the Moon. An exhaustive list of venues of which event?
  48. 48. For When We Were Champions…
  49. 49. What?
  50. 50. Let’s Go To The Mall… • In ice hockey, a Gordie Howe hat-trick is a variation of the hat-trick. It is not exactly scoring 3 goals in match. It is not even an official statistic. The first known Gordie Howe hat-trick was achieved by Hall of famer Harry Cameron of the Toronto St. Pats on December 22,1920.The namesake of the achievement Gordie Howe, achieved it twice in his NHL career. Rick Tocchet is the Gordie Howe hat-trick leader with 17 recorded efforts. What does scoring a Gordie Howe hat-trick actually require one to do?
  51. 51. Score a goal, make an assist and get involved in a fight.
  52. 52. You can run, you can hide but you can’t escape my love….. • X’s popularity has expanded and entered into Texas Hold’em Poker jargon. If a player has an ace and king as hole cards, it is referred to as X. One reason is the common initials the hand shares with X, but the more funnier reason is that the hand has the reputation of not playing well. It is thus said that an X hand, “looks really good, but rarely wins.” ID X.
  53. 53. Anna Kournikova(AK); Ace and King.
  54. 54. Round 4:High and Dry-II
  55. 55. Rules: (i)Infinite Pounce (ii)Pounce +15/-5
  56. 56. Weirder things must have happened…
  57. 57. Excerpts from Pakistan captain Imran Khans autobiography "we were playing a warm-up match against the West Indies moments before the match, the secretary of the cricket board, Shahid Rafi, informed me that the Chief Minister of Punjab, X, was going to captain the team that day. I was taken aback but then assumed that he would have a non-playing role. Therefore I was shocked to see him walk out to toss the coin with Viv Richards, dressed in his cricket whites; but there was a bigger shock to come. He was going to open the innings with Mudassar Nazar against the West Indies, one of the greatest fast-bowling attacks in cricket history. Nazar wore batting pads, a thigh pad, chest pad, an arm guard, a helmet and reinforced batting gloves, while X simply had his batting pads, a floppy hat and a smile." X has been Pakistan's prime minister for three non consecutive terms. Name X.
  58. 58. • Nawas Sharif
  59. 59. I guess lightning does strike twice…
  60. 60. Two years after winning their first world cup in 1983, India won X in 1985 to prove they are the real champions. This championship was never played again. History only repeats itself with two years after winning their second world cup in 2011, India won the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 to prove that they are the champs yet again and the Champions trophy wont be held again. X is?
  61. 61. • Benson and Hedges World Championship of Cricket.
  62. 62. Chak De India…
  63. 63. In the run-up to the Olympic Games 2012. The Transport department of London brought out a special 'Olympic Legends Map', detailing all 361 tube stations. Only six stops have been named after hockey players, with three being Indians - Dhyan Chand, Roop Singh and X. X is of Anglo Indian descent. Chak De India…
  64. 64. • Leslie Claudius
  65. 65. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) Kaka (AC Milan), Hernan Crespo (Parma) Zinedine Zidane (Juventus) Edinson Cavani (Napoli) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Inter Milan) Radamel Falcao (FC Porto) Luis Figo (Barcelona) James Rodriguez (FC Porto) Pavel Nedved (Lazio). This is TOP 10 List for what?
  66. 66. • Top 10 Transfer Profits
  67. 67. Pakistan vs Scotland Chester-le-Street on 20 May 1999, Pakistan vs West Indies Brisbane on 7 Jan 1989, India vs Zimbabwe Leicester on 19 May 1999, Pakistan vs West Indies Bristol on 16 May 1999, India vs Kenya Bristol on 23 May 1999, India vs New Zealand Nottingham on 12 Jun 1999. What is this list about?
  68. 68. • More than 70 run given away as extras.
  69. 69. Neighbour thy neighbour… Derbies in Football are very common. They always are fiercely contested matches. But Some get really out of hands. X and Y are two teams considered as one of the most fierce rivals in European Football. A certain match between these teams in december last year, a player of the winning team was hit by a coin thrown by a fan. The fan then ran into the ground and had to be controlled. On being hit the player commented 'Can't believe it was a copper 2p... could have at least been a £1 coin!' ID X, Y and the Player.
  70. 70. • X-Manchester United and Y-Manchester City Rio Ferdinand
  71. 71. Ooh……a Nasty One. • NASCAR driver Kyle Larson's car sailed over to spectator stand during his race in February. 28 people were injured in this mishap.It was blamed on faulty fences.'There obviously was some problem with the fence' , NASCAR President Mike Helton said after the accident.What is the name of this unfortunate race-track?
  72. 72. • Daytona Circuit, Florida
  73. 73. Dust thou art to dust Returnest… Following the final whistle of a league match between Al-Masry and Al-Ahly hundreds of Al- Masry fans entered the pitch, attacked the Al- Ahly players, and next the Al-Ahly fans. In the subsequent chase and fights an estimated 79 Al- Ahly fans got killed. What is the name of this infamous stadium?
  74. 74. • Port Said Stadium, Egypt
  75. 75. Round 5: Maha Connect…
  76. 76. Nicknamed “Moncho”, he played in different clubs, but most importantly in Independiente, with which he obtained 4 titles, including the Intercontinental Cup in 1984. With the Argentine national team he scored one goal against Romania in the 1990 World Cup. After retirement he overcame drug problems to establish himself as manager and coach. He has coached different clubs in Mexico and Ecuador. He has also had a short spell as interim manager of Independiente. He still dreams of returning as manager to his former club. Who is “He”?
  77. 77. 1) X is a former striker from Argentina. He played for most of his career at Newell’s Old Boys in Argentina, where he was part of the team that won the Primera Division Argentina Championship of 1987-88. In 1988 he moved to Italy where he played for S.S.Lazio and then U.S. Cremonese. In 1994 he moved to Mexico to play for Club Leon’ and Club Atlas. His final club was Defensor Sporting Club of Uruguay where he retired in 1998. ID X.
  78. 78. Born as Odenke Abbey to Ghanaian parents, he had his name changed when his mother married the head of the French Consulate in Accra who adopted all the children. There, as part of the famed FC Nantes youth programme, he played alongside a young Dideir Deschamps, who became his closest friend. His career included stints at Olympique de Marseille, AC Milan and Chelsea which has seen him lift UEFA Champions League twice in successive seasons with two different clubs.
  79. 79. Born to Algerian parents, he went on to play football for France.While at Bordeaux Kenny Danglish wanted to sign him for Blackburn Rovers ,instead went off to Juventus. As of now, He is Sporting Director of Real Madrid.
  80. 80. He comes from same Ajax Youth Academy batch that produced the likes of Sneijder and Van der Vaart. He has also played for Athletico Madrid and now Everton. HE was named Dutch Footballer of The Year for 2008. When it was announced that he would be leaving Ajax at the end of the 2007 -2008 season the fans gave him a fitting send-off by displaying a mosaic of him on the stands..He represented Dutch national side in 2006 and 2010 World Cups and 2004, 2008, 2012 European Championships
  81. 81. Now the aNswers …
  82. 82. Pedro Monzon
  83. 83. Gustavo Dezotti
  84. 84. Marcel Desailly
  85. 85. Zinedine Zidane.
  86. 86. John Heitinga.
  87. 87. Connect- Red carded in World Cup Finals.
  88. 88. Cricket Football Boxing Olympics Chess Basketball F1 Tennis
  89. 89. 15 10 5
  90. 90. I Do Declare…
  91. 91. • The most cynical stretching of the laws took place in the much quieter surroundings of Worcester, when Brian Rose, captaining Somerset did something that infuriated the spectators. • Somerset travelled to Worcester knowing fully well that under the rules of the competition they would qualify for the quarter- finals as long as they did not lose by a heavy margin. Even if they won, Worcester (and Glamorgan, who were seemingly assured of an easy win over Minor Counties South) could only finish on the same number of points as Somerset; they needed a conclusive victory to overtake Somerset by virtue of a superior strike rate. • Rose realised that what he was planning was likely to cause an outcry, and checked with Donald Carr, the secretary of the Test and County Cricket Board (the forerunner of the English and Wales Cricket Board), whether it was legal. The reply came that was while it was within the laws as they stood, it was certainly against their spirit and that there would be ‘repercussions”. In the month following this incident the editor of Wisden Cricket Monthly, David Firth, wrote that he hoped that the events at New Road had restored some sanity to the game. He famously went on to write, "I have been waiting, with some trepidation, with six runs needed off the final ball and a lot of money at stake, the bowler informs the umpire of a change of action and rolls the ball along the ground. Maybe this dreadful vision will now vanish." Sadly for Firth and the world of cricket, 20 months later Greg Chappell did just that at Melbourne. What did Brian Rose do? +15/-10
  92. 92. Rose won the toss, batted and after one over- a maiden bowled to him by Vanburn Holder, which included a no-ball- he declared at 1 for 0. Worcester took 10 balls- with Glenn Turner scoring two singles- to win a game that lasted 18 minutes, including the statutory 10-minute break between innings.
  93. 93. Now That’s Odd… • In the 2012 CommonWealth Bank Series, Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed Lahiru Thirrimanne of Sri Lanka. However the standing umpires Paul Reiffel and Billy Bowden after a discussion asked India if they wanted to reconsider the appeal and Virender Sehwag, captaining the side in the absence of M.S.Dhoni decided to withdraw the appeal after a consultation with Sachin Tendulkar. What had happened? Looking for the term. +5/0
  94. 94. MANKADING
  95. 95. Happy Father’s Day!!! Coined by X, this term is used when a player gets his eye in and ends up scoring big. X enlists four attributes to be able to score_________. • (i) Great attitude • (ii) Technical ability • (iii) Knowledge how to play in certain situations; and the most important • (iv) Massive powers of concentration. • Recently Joe Root was said to have done this in the second Ashes test. • ID X and the term. • +10/-5
  96. 96. X- Graham Gooch; Term- Daddy Hundred
  97. 97. Now who would’ve thought that? • ) A Harvard coach remembers him as “the weakest guy on the team”. However in 2010, he emulated a feat of Ed Smith who was the last Harvard player to do it in 1954. With below par performances he was never in the spotlight until the 2012 season when he became a global phenomena and the term “-----------“ was coined. Who am I talking about? • +5/0
  98. 98. Jeremy Lin. The term- Linsanity
  99. 99. Shh….Top Secret!! • In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Chuck Daly described______________ as: • “If __________ was at the point, we forced him left and doubled him. If he was on the left wing, we went immediately to a double team from the top. If he was on the right wing, we went to a slow double team. He could hurt you equally from either wing—hell, he could hurt you from the hot-dog stand—but we just wanted to vary the look. And if he was on the box, we doubled with a big guy. • The other rule was, any time he went by you, you had to nail him. If he was coming off a screen, nail him. We didn’t want to be dirty—I know some people thought we were—but we had to make contact and be very physical.” • Chuck Daly, head coach of the Detroit Pistons 1988 is also credited with the invention of __________. It has been used in varied forms by other teams for other legendary basketball players as well over the years, but never so effectively. Co-incidentally, it is also the name of the biography of the player for which it was devised. FITB. • +15/-10
  100. 100. The Jordan Rules.
  101. 101. All the world is made of faith, and trust and pixie dust…
  102. 102. One of the most famous basketball players of all time X seen here while unveiling a statue of himself at the staples center executing his trademark shot named Y. Name X and Y. +10/-5
  103. 103. X- Karim Abdul Jabbar Y- Sky Hook.
  104. 104. I don’t know what is more discouraging literature or chickens…
  105. 105. X is a class of weight in boxing, and the name is derived from X chickens. Their name origins are from the city of X, near the western end of Java. X please? +5/0
  106. 106. Bantamweight Category.
  107. 107. The Road Less Taken…
  108. 108. • ) Lord John Douglas was a Scottish nobleman known for his outspoken atheism. In March 1895, he was areested and sued for criminal libel by Oscar Wilde whom he had publically accused of posing as a somnodite. Libel charges could be bought as homosexuality was a crime then. He made the allegation because he was angered by Wilde’s apparent ongoing homosexual relatioship with his son, Lord Alfred Douglas. Douglas’ lawyers portrayed Wilde as a vicious older man who seduced young boys into a life of degenerate homosexuality. Wilde dropped the libel charges when Douglas’ lawyers informed the court that they intended to call several male prostitutes as witnesses to testify that they had sex with Wilde. In accordance with the Libel Act 1843, proving the truth of an accusation and a public interest in its exposure was considered as a defense against a libel charge, and Wilde’s lawyers concluded that the prostitutes’ testimony was likely to do that. • Douglas then won a counterclaim against Wilde for the considerable expenses he had incurred on lawyers and private investigators in order to prepare his defense. Wilde was left bankrupt, his assets seized and sold at an auction to pay the claim. Douglas then sent the evidence to Scotland Yard, which resulted in charges of sodomy and “gross indecency” against Wilde, who was convicted and sentenced to two years’ hard labour. His reputation destroyed. Wilde went into exile in France and died at the Hotel d’Alsace in Paris. • But, it is for something that a certain John Chambers did in 1865 and gained relevance ten years later which he, Lord John Douglas endorsed that he finds a mention in this sports quiz. What? • +15/-10
  109. 109. Marquees of Queensberry Rules of Boxing
  110. 110. Bite Me… • He is considered as the greatest in boxing history. But he is as infamous as famous. His most infamous controversy comes from biting the ear off of his opponent, Evander Holyfield, and then talked about ripping out his heart. He has also displayed bizarre behavior over the years when he could not make a comeback to the ring.Who is he? • +10/-5
  111. 111. Mike Tyson.
  112. 112. Check Mate. When in 1929, X entered Carlsbad, Viennese master Albert Becker ridiculed her entry by proposing that any player that X defeated in the tournament should be granted membership to the X club. Ironically, in the same tournament Becker himself became the first member of the X club. Additionally the X club eventually included Colonel Hugh O’Donel Alexander, Abraham Baratz,Eero Book, Edgard Colle, Max Euve, Harry Golombek, Mir Sultan Khan, Frederic Lazard, Brian Reilly and others. • ID this British-Czech player. • +15/-10
  113. 113. Vera Menchik.
  114. 114. Death is Nothing but to live defeated and Inglorious is to die daily… The __________ is a weak opening because it develops the white queen prematurely and subjects it to attack, and deprives the white kingside knight of its best development square.By comparison, the Wayward Queen Attack is more forcing and stronger. Named after emperor_____________, who had a deep love for chess but was said to have been a mediocre player.The name has also been said to have been a slighting reference to his empress and her scandalous infedelities, hence____________’s inability to keep his Queen at home. +10/-5
  115. 115. Napoleon.
  116. 116. Vamos!! • X is a shareholder of the football club Y( which is based in the town in which he was born) in an attempt to assist the club from debt. X owns 10 per cent shares and was also requested to hold the position of vice president of the club, which he turned down. His uncle, who represented his country in international football, became assistant coach of the main team of Y. Shortly after acquiring his share in Y, he slammed UEFA for alleged hypocrisy in banning Y from 2010-11 UEFA Europa League for excessive debts. He claimed that if this was the criteria upon which the UEFA was operating, then the European competition will only have 2 or 3 clubs as most of the other clubs have huge debts too. He is also a long-time supporter of the national football team, and was one of only six people not connected to the team or national federation allowed into the team’s locker room after it won the FIFA World Cup. +10/-5
  117. 117. - X- Rafael Nadal ; Y- RCD Mallorca
  118. 118. For a moment my heart stopped… • He is a football player who has played for teams like Arsenal, Birmingham City, Bolton Wanderers.In FA Cup quarter-final match between Bolton and Tottenham Hotspur, he collapsed due to cardiac arrest. His recovery from that incident was a miracle as his heart had stoped for more than an hour.But now he has been in news due to some other reason.What is the reason? • +15/-10
  119. 119. Strictly Come Dancing.
  120. 120. Home is where the heart is…
  121. 121. A famous former football stadium has been converted to a residential complex. Pictures clockwise from top: the east façade of the stadium, the now converted pitch, view from the sky the complex is the one at the bottom. Name the football stadium and team, half points for the team. +5/0
  122. 122. High Bury Stadium. Team- Arsenal.
  123. 123. And You thought You were Safe… • 64 ATP Tour Event wins • 24 ATP Tour Finals • 5 season ending World- Tour wins +10/-5 • 11 ATP Masters Titles • 2 Davis Cup wins • An Olympic ring • 6 Annual No.1 ranking Commemorations • 1 Australian Open. • What?
  124. 124. These were the trophies stolen from Pete Sampras’ public storage facility in Los Angeles
  125. 125. Et tu Brute’ This is Bobby Riggs, an American tennis player who was World No. 1 for three years 1939,1946 and 1947. He has won three Grand Slam titles : Wimbledon 39’ , US Championships 39’ and US Championships 41’. But this is not why we know him. Why do we know him then/ Why is he on the cover of Sports Illustrated? +15/-10
  126. 126. The Battle of the Sexes. Sports Illustrated cover was after he beat Margaret Court
  127. 127. Death Of a Linesman… • X is considered by many as one of the greatest tennis players ever.But people remember him for something completely different. The controversy that surrounds him is all about his crazy personality, screaming rants at tennis officials, and his angry tirades on the tennis court. One of his most famous tirades was during the 1981 Wimbledon tournament, where he uttered "you can't be serious!" at the umpire. • +5/0
  128. 128. John Mcenroe.
  129. 129. Two Weddings and a Funeral… • Another Ayrton Senna question. • Senna’s funeral was a star-studded affair- with celebrities, politicians and sportsmen from all over the world attending. There were two notable absentees though- • Bernie Ecclestone and Max Mosley. • Ecclestone did not attend as he was not invited. What was Mosley’s excuse for not attending? • +10/-5
  130. 130. - He went to Roland Ratzenberger’s funeral
  131. 131. If you have God on your side, everything becomes clear…
  132. 132. Which track is this and why have these change s been made? +5/0
  133. 133. Imola ; San Marino Grand Prix; Changes are made Post Ayrton Senna’s Death.
  134. 134. The enigma that he is…
  135. 135. On 20 June 2009, "Sun" newspaper revealed that X would finally show the world his face, in Xs TV show the next day. X wished to unmask himself to quash speculation over his identity, stating "He’s been fed up with newspapers speculating that he’s a photocopier salesman from Bolton, or lives in a pebble-dashed house in Bristol". The show first depicted X driving a Ferrari round the test track and then after walking off, unmasked himself to reveal he was Y. In the following interview, Y then played up to some of the supposed defining character traits of X. The BBC would initially not confirm or deny it was a just a stunt, but a spokesman was quoted as saying "You have to bear in mind that Z (The show) is an entertainment programme. We never reveal who or what X is,". Solve for X, Y and Z. +15/-10
  136. 136. X- Stig Y- Michael Schumacher Z- Top Gear.
  137. 137. Name this Romanian gymnast who was the first person to get a perfect score during her routine at the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics. +5/0
  138. 138. Nadia Comaneci
  139. 139. Connect… +15/-10 Madness is like gravity…….
  140. 140. Oscar Pistorius.
  141. 141. He held the FIDE World Chess Championship from 2000 to 2002, at a time when the world title was split. He became the undisputed World Champion in 2007 and defended his title against Vladimir Kramnik in 2008. He then successfully defended his title in the World Chess Championship 2010 against X and in the World Chess Championship 2012 against Y. Can You name the player , X and Y ?
  142. 142. X – V Topolov Y- Boris Gelfand
  143. 143. I Have a Dream…
  144. 144. This event is regarded as one of the most overtly political statements in the history of the modern Olympic Games. Name the the two black athletes. Half points for just the term associated with this.
  145. 145. Black Power Salute. Athletes are: (i) John Carlos (ii) Tommie Smith.