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Sport prelims with answers

  1. 1. QUIZZINE TheB.M.S.C.E Quiz club presents Chequered Flag Sports quiz prelims By: P.K and Nishanth
  2. 2. • 25 questions • * marked questions to resolve ties. • Questions 5,10,15,20,25 are * questions. • In case of a tie in the finals, prelim scores will be used as tie-breaker. • Quizmaster’s decision is final. • Lets get cracking!
  3. 3. 1. The exact origins of the use of a X to end races are lost in history, although there are many theories. A possible though unlikely theory is that horse races during the early days of the settlement of the American Midwest were followed by large public meals and that to signal that the meals were ready and racing should come to an end, a __________ tablecloth was waved. Another origin theory claim is that the X's earliest known use was for 19th century bicycle races in France. A more likely explanation is that a high- contrast flag would be more conspicuous against the background of a crowd, especially when early races were run on dirt tracks. The earliest known photographic record of a X being used in a race was from Long Island, New York in 1904 at the inaugural Vanderbilt Cup race. X?
  4. 4. Chequered Flag
  5. 5. 2. X became the first professional player to feature on the cover page of gay magazine Attitude when he posed nude for October’s issue of the magazine. He went on to add : "There's a perception of lots of committees and old men being quite prim and proper, but I think the game is moving with the times. From my point of view, I think doing this could be fantastic for cricket. Hopefully this will attract a new sort of fan. If there are any gay cricketers, they should feel confident enough to come out, because I don't think there is homophobia in cricket. Cricket fans are generally there to watch the game and support their team.“ X?
  6. 6. James Anderson
  7. 7. 3. Yaaru yaara bagge helidaru? :P “I never dared to break the glass of his house while playing cricket as I used to be extremely scared of him.”
  8. 8. • Sehwag about Sushil Kumar!
  9. 9. 4. On October 31st 2010,who ended Tiger Woods’ 281 week long reign as the world’s top ranked golfer?
  10. 10. Lee Westwood
  11. 11. **5. Id.
  12. 12. • Deepak Chahar, the new kid on the block. Recorded figures of 8-10 against Hyderabad in a recent Ranji Trophy game.
  13. 13. 6. Connect
  14. 14. Boxing terminology. • Knock out • Peek-a-Boo : a defensive strategy • Gatekeeper : someone who is skilful and well- regarded fighter, but who does not have the popularity or brilliance of a contender. • Rope-a-dope
  15. 15. 7. Born 30 November 1990, X is a Norwegian chess Grandmaster and chess prodigy. On 26 April 2004 X became a Grandmaster at the age of 13 years, 148 days, making him the third-youngest Grandmaster in history. On 1 January 2010 the new FIDE rating list was published, and at the age of 19 years, 32 days he became the youngest chess player in history to be ranked world number one, breaking the record previously held by Vladimir Kramnik. X is also the 2009 World blitz chess champion.
  16. 16. Magnus Carlsen
  17. 17. 8. Id
  18. 18. • Achanta Sharath Kamal
  19. 19. 9. Who is the only driver to be awarded the F1 championship posthumously?
  20. 20. Jochen Rindt
  21. 21. **10. Team Esperanza 2-3 Team Phoenix What was so special about this game of football?
  22. 22. • This was the match played b/w the rescued Chilean miners and the team that rescued them!
  23. 23. 11. “leaving Pakistan cricket because get bad msg fr 1 man fr lose the match in last game.” Whose facebook status was this?
  24. 24. Zulqarnain Haider
  25. 25. 12. Sir Vivian Richards 1984 Saeed Anwar 1997 Charles Coventry 2009 _____ ________ Fill in the blank. If you don’t crack this, plz go home :P
  26. 26. GOD! • Enough said.
  27. 27. 13. Which duo promoted this slogan?
  28. 28. Rohan Bopanna and Aisam ul Haq
  29. 29. 14. On X’s death in 1981 did Muhammad Ali pay his respects saying, “I just gave lip Service to being the greatest. He was the Greatest”. An indoor sports venue is named after him in Detroit, the X Arena, where the Detroit Red Wings play their NHL games.
  30. 30. Joe Louis
  31. 31. **15. The roof has a total surface area of 200,000 square metres (2,200,000 sq ft) with a perimeter of 2,200 metres (7,200 ft). It measures 86,000 square metres (930,000 sq ft), is located under this 50 metres (160 ft) high roof. A _______ adorns the roof of the building and measures 65 metres (213 ft) by 48.5 metres (159 ft) - the largest ever created. 12,370 tonnes of steel has been used to support this roof. The centre of the roof is marked by a 100-metre (330 ft) glazed funnel. It officialy opened on November 4, 2010. What are we talking about?
  32. 32. Ferrari World or Ferrari Theme Park.
  33. 33. 16. Name the book.
  34. 34. To The Point • Herschelle Gibbs’ controversial autobiography.
  35. 35. 17. Kannada Rajyotsava month and all that! Who were the only two gold medal winners from Karnataka at the 2010 Commonwealth Games?
  36. 36. Ashwini Ponnappa and A.C Ashwini
  37. 37. 18. The infamous “Toiletgate” controversy that occurred in the 2006 World chess championship involved which two players?
  38. 38. Vladimir Kramnik and Veselin Topalov
  39. 39. 19. Put funda
  40. 40. Not again! • Maradona’s “Hand of God”!
  41. 41. **20. Put Funda.
  42. 42. • Wimbledon 2010: John Isner bt Nicolas Mahut 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68.
  43. 43. 21. Crazy shit  “maintain erect dick”.. Anagram of which sportsperson/team?!!!
  44. 44. Indian Cricket Team
  45. 45. 22. As a child he could not afford golf balls. At one point, he recollected to reporters: "When we were kids we couldn't afford golf balls so we had to make do with coconuts. My father used to say, 'Little ____, golf balls don't fall off trees you know,' so I found some that did!" Growing up, he played snooker, cricket, football, and also the island's most popular sport, rugby. Who?
  46. 46. Vijay Singh
  47. 47. 23. All the hoopla about?
  48. 48. Gareth Bale
  49. 49. • 24. The GRE hangover! Indian Summers: John Wright :: Wide Angle: ?
  50. 50. Anil Kumble
  51. 51. **25.
  52. 52. • The song “Autograph” from The Bryan Bros band! • Featuring Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.