Sports quiz prelims (with answers)


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Sports Quiz, at Aavishkar 2013, UIET, Panjab University

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Sports quiz prelims (with answers)

  2. 2. Question 1 Identify the blanked out part.
  3. 3. Ans. Chelsea
  4. 4. Question 2 This man was in the news recently. Identify and claim to fame.
  5. 5. Ans. Virender Singh aka ‘Goonga Pehelwan’, India’s sole medalist at Deaflympics. The 28-yr old won the gold medal in the 74 kg freestyle wrestling at the 22nd Summer Deaflympics.
  6. 6. Question 3 ‘Superbia in Proelia’ translates to ‘Pride in Battle’. On which football team’s crest or logo would you find this phrase written ?
  7. 7. Ans. Manchester City
  8. 8. Question 4 Put the Funda behind the contents of this banner…
  9. 9. Ans. The advertisement banner depicting an all German final of the Champions League 2013 between Bayern Munich and Borrusia Dortmund.
  10. 10. Question 5 Identify the famous trophy.
  11. 11. Ans. Warne-Muralidaran trophy
  12. 12. Question 6 What does this Amul ad signify ?
  13. 13. Ans. Leander Paes wins the U.S. Open doubles, 2013.
  14. 14. Question 7 X competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia where he won a gold medal in heavyweight freestyle wrestling. X is also one of the only four people to complete a Grand Slam in amateur wrestling which is the Junior Nationals, the NCAA’s, the World Championships and the Olympics. X is the only Olympics wrestling Gold medalist in the history of professional wrestling. Identify X.
  15. 15. Ans. Kurt Angle
  16. 16. Question 8 Identify the Google Doodle.
  17. 17. Ans. Opening Ceremony of the Olympics, 27th July 2012.
  18. 18. Question 9 CONNECT
  19. 19. Ans. 2010 FIFA World Cup • It was 19th FIFA World Cup. • Held in South Africa . • Spain was champion. • “Wavin’ Flag” was the official song.
  20. 20. Question 10 Connect
  21. 21. Ans. These all are under par scores of golf. OSTRICH - 5 under par PHOENIX- 6 under par CONDOR- 4 under par ALBATROSS- 3 under par EAGLE- 2 under par
  22. 22. Question 11 William Henry Ferguson (1880-1957) is one of the best known cricket scorers. For 52 years from 1905 until his death, Ferguson acted as the scorer and baggage man for Australia, England, West Indies, South Africa and New Zealand in 43 tours and 208 test matches. He is often credited with many revolutionary innovations in scoring. One such graphical innovation, is seen very commonly by cricket fans on television. What?
  23. 23. Ans. Wagon Wheels
  24. 24. Question 12 Whose career path ? Orlando Magic LA Lakers Miami Heat Phoenix Suns Cleveland Caviliers Boston Celtics
  25. 25. Ans. Shaquille O’Neal
  26. 26. Question 13 He was the last British man who won the Wimbledon in 1936, before Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets this year. Identify.
  27. 27. Ans. Fred Perry
  28. 28. Question 14 Which out-of-favor cricketer’s tweet is this ?
  29. 29. Ans. Gautam Gambhir
  30. 30. Question 15 What feat did Rahul Dravid achieve in this innings ?
  31. 31. Ans. He became the first player to score hundreds in all test-playing countries.
  32. 32. Question 16 X was a FIFA referee in the World Cup qualifier between El Salvador and the Netherlands Antilles in 1988. Soon after this, X had to retire from football referring because the FIFA age limit for referees was lowered to 45. However this allowed him to start his career as a cricket umpire. Identify this renowned cricket umpire, infamously famous for the controversies that he is associated with.
  33. 33. Ans. Steve Bucknor
  34. 34. Question 17 This former Italian football player was a part of a huge controversy in World Cup 2006 and to commemorate that controversy even a statue was erected in front of the Pompidou art museum in Paris in 2012. ID the Italian footballer.
  35. 35. Ans. Marco Materazzi
  36. 36. Question 18 Connect Warriors Hotshots Pistons Smashers Beats Masters
  37. 37. Ans. Indian Badminton League
  38. 38. Question 19 Name the two holding techniques in table- tennis.
  39. 39. Ans. Pen-hold grip and shake-hand grip
  40. 40. Question 20 He was a flying ace and was famous for his solo flight across the Mediterranean without stopping. He fell victim to enemy fire a month before the end of World War I. Something big is named after him in the field of Tennis. Who is he ?
  41. 41. Ans. Roland Garros
  42. 42. THE END