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Prelims - Banana Kick

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Prelims - Banana Kick

  1. 1. Banana KickBanana Kick A football quizA football quiz 1919thth July, 2015July, 2015 PLT, Presidency University, KolkataPLT, Presidency University, Kolkata QuizmastersQuizmasters SRD & Somnath ChandaSRD & Somnath Chanda Elimination Round THE GAME OF LIFE IS A LOT LIKE FOOTBALL. YOU HAVE TOTHE GAME OF LIFE IS A LOT LIKE FOOTBALL. YOU HAVE TO TACKLE YOUR PROBLEMS, BLOCK YOUR FEARS, AND SCORETACKLE YOUR PROBLEMS, BLOCK YOUR FEARS, AND SCORE YOUR POINTS WHEN YOU GET THE OPPORTUNITY.YOUR POINTS WHEN YOU GET THE OPPORTUNITY.
  2. 2. Rules * 30 questions. * Each question carries 1 mark. * Star-marked questions (Q. No. 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 & 30) will be counted to break the ties. * Every decision of the QM is final.
  3. 3. A quiz by Somnath Chanda Pretty popular in literaryPretty popular in literary circles, he wascircles, he was acclaimed foracclaimed for translating the entiretranslating the entire works of Williamworks of William Shakespeare inShakespeare in vernacular language.vernacular language. But he is knownBut he is known primarily for hisprimarily for his contribution in thecontribution in the world of sports.world of sports. Who?Who? 1 Banana Kick – the football quiz
  4. 4. After exactly 400 matches, till date, between theseAfter exactly 400 matches, till date, between these fierce rivals, the exact origin of the term is still notfierce rivals, the exact origin of the term is still not clear. Most likely it may originate from the earlierclear. Most likely it may originate from the earlier matches where the commentators referred to thematches where the commentators referred to the rivals as “two old, firm friends”.rivals as “two old, firm friends”. What is being referred to?What is being referred to? 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  5. 5. Who is this wonder-kid?Who is this wonder-kid? (video link removed – clip of a match between(video link removed – clip of a match between Sweden & Norway)Sweden & Norway)   3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  6. 6. This European club, nicknamedThis European club, nicknamed ‘The Blue Ones’‘The Blue Ones’, has won the, has won the National Football League inNational Football League in 2008. It is also the first club of its2008. It is also the first club of its country with both their men andcountry with both their men and women’s teams in the premierwomen’s teams in the premier divisions in 2009.divisions in 2009. Why this club’s matches areWhy this club’s matches are being keenly followed by a fewbeing keenly followed by a few interested Indians since the lastinterested Indians since the last few months?few months? 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  7. 7. Yesteryear’s footballer Charles Keen was hugelyYesteryear’s footballer Charles Keen was hugely popular among the masses and classes. He got hispopular among the masses and classes. He got his famous nickname ‘Dead Shot’ because of hisfamous nickname ‘Dead Shot’ because of his thunderous shots.thunderous shots. After his playing days were over, how his legacy hasAfter his playing days were over, how his legacy has been carried forward?been carried forward? 5 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  8. 8. This photograph taken during the 77This photograph taken during the 77thth minute of aminute of a friendly between Germany & Spain on 18 Nov 2014,friendly between Germany & Spain on 18 Nov 2014, has recently gone viral.has recently gone viral. Why?Why? 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  9. 9. The oldest and most enduring of its type, there is noThe oldest and most enduring of its type, there is no definitive explanation of the origin of the term. Somedefinitive explanation of the origin of the term. Some say, 1say, 1stst part of the name refers to the testicles of thepart of the name refers to the testicles of the players. Others beileve, 2players. Others beileve, 2ndnd part of the name is simplypart of the name is simply a Cockney rhyming slang for the legs. A more likelya Cockney rhyming slang for the legs. A more likely story is that it’s a Victorian saying, meaning - to bestory is that it’s a Victorian saying, meaning - to be tricked, derived from a botanical specimen, whichtricked, derived from a botanical specimen, which unscrupulous exporters replaced with worthlessunscrupulous exporters replaced with worthless wooden replicas.wooden replicas. What is it?What is it? 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  10. 10. Identify this gentlemanIdentify this gentleman who has playedwho has played professional football forprofessional football for Mansfield Town andMansfield Town and Stevenage Borough in theStevenage Borough in the 1990s and also worked as a1990s and also worked as a fitness coach forfitness coach for Wimbledon and LutonWimbledon and Luton Town for a brief period ofTown for a brief period of time.time.    8 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  11. 11. This enthusiastic sportsman regularly competed inThis enthusiastic sportsman regularly competed in marathons, triathlons and even finished the Frankfurtmarathons, triathlons and even finished the Frankfurt Ironman Triathlon in 2007.Ironman Triathlon in 2007. Which ‘hot seat’ is he presently occupying?Which ‘hot seat’ is he presently occupying? 9 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  12. 12. Identify the now-defunct trophy.Identify the now-defunct trophy.    10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  13. 13.       If we go by an erstwhile popular slogan of theIf we go by an erstwhile popular slogan of the Kolkata Maidan, with which statutory authority,Kolkata Maidan, with which statutory authority, formed under a Presidential Ordinance in 1970,formed under a Presidential Ordinance in 1970, would you connect these four maidan-stalwarts?would you connect these four maidan-stalwarts? 11 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  14. 14.    Supporters of ‘Black Stars’….identify the country.Supporters of ‘Black Stars’….identify the country. 12 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  15. 15.        ““Children have always been my inspiration. IChildren have always been my inspiration. I always saw them in the street or in a park trying outalways saw them in the street or in a park trying out bicycle kicks, and I told them it would be good to dobicycle kicks, and I told them it would be good to do it in reverse. And that day in England, I was givenit in reverse. And that day in England, I was given the ball that I had been waiting for years!”the ball that I had been waiting for years!” –– someone is explaining his ‘action’ he performed onsomeone is explaining his ‘action’ he performed on 66thth Sep, 1995 at Wembley.Sep, 1995 at Wembley. Who said about what?Who said about what? 13 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  16. 16. Popularized by PrestonPopularized by Preston North End, 2-3-5 can beNorth End, 2-3-5 can be considered the firstconsidered the first formation that relied onformation that relied on teamwork rather thanteamwork rather than individual effort. Withindividual effort. With some variations, it wassome variations, it was used by most top levelused by most top level teams up to the 1940s.teams up to the 1940s. What was it popularlyWhat was it popularly called?called? 14 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  17. 17. David Rutter, the lead producer of the FIFADavid Rutter, the lead producer of the FIFA games, told ESPN, “We’ve been talking about itgames, told ESPN, “We’ve been talking about it seriously since 2009. It wasn’t just an ethical andseriously since 2009. It wasn’t just an ethical and moral question that needed to be answered—it was amoral question that needed to be answered—it was a technical one.”technical one.” After answering that technical problem, what will beAfter answering that technical problem, what will be the major addition in FIFA-16, the upcomingthe major addition in FIFA-16, the upcoming installment of the FIFA games?installment of the FIFA games? 15 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  18. 18. Who was being red carded for a foul against DiegoWho was being red carded for a foul against Diego Simeone in this 1998 World Cup knock-out stageSimeone in this 1998 World Cup knock-out stage match?match? 16 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  19. 19. The ‘Premier LeagueThe ‘Premier League Player of the Season’ is anPlayer of the Season’ is an annual award to recogniseannual award to recognise the best player of thethe best player of the Premier League in eachPremier League in each season.season. Who is the only goalWho is the only goal keeper till date to win it?keeper till date to win it? (Clue - He has also been voted the World’s Best Goalkeeper in the early 90’s) 17 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  20. 20. We all remember that in 1911, Mohun Bagan defeated EastWe all remember that in 1911, Mohun Bagan defeated East Yorkshire Regiment 2-1 in the final of the IFA Shield andYorkshire Regiment 2-1 in the final of the IFA Shield and believe it be a first major victory by an Indian side againstbelieve it be a first major victory by an Indian side against the Britons. But that was not the case.the Britons. But that was not the case. In 1892, in ‘Trades Cup’, a team of Indian players from aIn 1892, in ‘Trades Cup’, a team of Indian players from a certain club defeated the ‘East Surrey Regiment’ by thecertain club defeated the ‘East Surrey Regiment’ by the same above margin. That was the first time a group of localsame above margin. That was the first time a group of local players had shown what it takes to defeat the Britons atplayers had shown what it takes to defeat the Britons at their own game. The name of this club is based on the areatheir own game. The name of this club is based on the area of Kolkata on which it was formed.of Kolkata on which it was formed. Which Club?Which Club? 18 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  21. 21. This diminutive guy started his career fromThis diminutive guy started his career from ‘Tollygunge Agragami’ in his youth years and became‘Tollygunge Agragami’ in his youth years and became a sensation in 2014 when he helped his team to win aa sensation in 2014 when he helped his team to win a title with the only goal that he scored in the finaltitle with the only goal that he scored in the final match.match. Who?Who? 19 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  22. 22. At the fag end of his illustrous career, he unfortunatelyAt the fag end of his illustrous career, he unfortunately missed a penalty and allowed Brazil to lift the trophy.missed a penalty and allowed Brazil to lift the trophy. Identify this legendary player who spent almost hisIdentify this legendary player who spent almost his entire career with one club and hence after hisentire career with one club and hence after his retirement, the same club in turn retired his shirtretirement, the same club in turn retired his shirt number ‘6’.number ‘6’. 20 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  23. 23. This Brazilian legend was mockingly nicknamed after RitaThis Brazilian legend was mockingly nicknamed after Rita Hayworth’s iconic character in the eponymous film due toHayworth’s iconic character in the eponymous film due to his good looks and hot temper. He was/is as famous inhis good looks and hot temper. He was/is as famous in Brazil for his off-pitch antics as he was for hisBrazil for his off-pitch antics as he was for his performances on it. From early in his career, he hadperformances on it. From early in his career, he had endured problems with drug addiction, while his famedendured problems with drug addiction, while his famed love of women ultimately led to his demise (reportedly,love of women ultimately led to his demise (reportedly, from Syphilis). He has a rare average of more than 1 goalfrom Syphilis). He has a rare average of more than 1 goal per match as he scored 19 goals in 18 appearances forper match as he scored 19 goals in 18 appearances for Brazil. Unfortunately, he couldn’t represent them in WCBrazil. Unfortunately, he couldn’t represent them in WC because of World War II.because of World War II. Who was this Brazilian great? What was his nickname?Who was this Brazilian great? What was his nickname? 21 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  24. 24. Who connects the following movies :--Who connects the following movies :-- a Kazakhstani movie called ‘Liquidator’,a Kazakhstani movie called ‘Liquidator’, a Hungarian movie called ‘Magic Boys’,a Hungarian movie called ‘Magic Boys’, ‘‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ & ‘Mean Machine’?X-Men: The Last Stand’ & ‘Mean Machine’? (The list is not exhaustive)(The list is not exhaustive) 22 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  25. 25. Which popular Swedish footballer of the 90’s wasWhich popular Swedish footballer of the 90’s was named after a famous Civil Rights activist who wasnamed after a famous Civil Rights activist who was assassinated by somebody called ‘James Earl Ray’?assassinated by somebody called ‘James Earl Ray’? 23 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  26. 26. In 1993, in one of the proudest moments for IndianIn 1993, in one of the proudest moments for Indian football, East Bengal defeated the Iraqi club of ‘Alfootball, East Bengal defeated the Iraqi club of ‘Al Zawra’ by a huge margin of 6-2 goals. In that match, aZawra’ by a huge margin of 6-2 goals. In that match, a very talented footballer who has also captained thevery talented footballer who has also captained the Indian national football team, scored a brilliantIndian national football team, scored a brilliant hattrick for the ‘Red & Yellow Brigade’.hattrick for the ‘Red & Yellow Brigade’. Name him.Name him. 24 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  27. 27. He is considered to be the greatest of his country. HisHe is considered to be the greatest of his country. His brothers have also played football. His Europeanbrothers have also played football. His European career started from Belgium and Netherlands savedcareer started from Belgium and Netherlands saved his life, as he was playing there in the league whichhis life, as he was playing there in the league which made him to make separate arrangements to go to amade him to make separate arrangements to go to a place to join his national team and thus narrowlyplace to join his national team and thus narrowly averted the national disaster which claimed the entireaverted the national disaster which claimed the entire national team.national team. Who are we talking about? Which tragic incident isWho are we talking about? Which tragic incident is referred above?referred above? 25 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  28. 28. It is considered to be the world’s most successfulIt is considered to be the world’s most successful football club considering the ratio between years of itsfootball club considering the ratio between years of its existence and domestic titles. existence and domestic titles.  In 2014, as part of the plan to reduce debt and make theIn 2014, as part of the plan to reduce debt and make the club’s finances more transparent, it became the firstclub’s finances more transparent, it became the first club from Eastern Europe to be publicly traded byclub from Eastern Europe to be publicly traded by listing itself on the country’s stock exchange.listing itself on the country’s stock exchange. It had its roots in the army and a part of the name alsoIt had its roots in the army and a part of the name also suggest that, but now it is owned privately.suggest that, but now it is owned privately. Which club?Which club? 26 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  29. 29. This international award in football is only given toThis international award in football is only given to active players of at least 28 years of age, and can onlyactive players of at least 28 years of age, and can only be won once. The winner of this award leaves abe won once. The winner of this award leaves a permanent mould of his footprints on ‘Thepermanent mould of his footprints on ‘The Champions Promenade’, on the seafront of theChampions Promenade’, on the seafront of the Principality of Monaco.Principality of Monaco. Famous awardees include Ronaldo, Roberto Baggio,Famous awardees include Ronaldo, Roberto Baggio, Iniesta, Ryan Giggs, Del Piero etc.Iniesta, Ryan Giggs, Del Piero etc. Which award are we talking about?Which award are we talking about? 27 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  30. 30. The Euro Cup in 2000 (European Championship) wasThe Euro Cup in 2000 (European Championship) was the first instance when two countries co-hosted thethe first instance when two countries co-hosted the tournament.tournament. Which two countries?Which two countries? (Clue - Both the host nations have a shared history) 28 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  31. 31. Complete this exclusive list and also tell me what is thisComplete this exclusive list and also tell me what is this list all about.list all about. (Clue - The blank space was the person who was nicknamed(Clue - The blank space was the person who was nicknamed ‘Peito de Aço’ which means steel chest in English)‘Peito de Aço’ which means steel chest in English) 29 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  32. 32. Which famous club, originally started as a rowingWhich famous club, originally started as a rowing club, was named when the founders got inspired byclub, was named when the founders got inspired by the 4the 4thth Centenary celebrations of the first successfulCentenary celebrations of the first successful sail from Europe to India?sail from Europe to India? 30 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  33. 33. A quiz by Somnath Chanda Pretty popular in literaryPretty popular in literary circles, he wascircles, he was acclaimed foracclaimed for translating the entiretranslating the entire works of Williamworks of William Shakespeare inShakespeare in vernacular language.vernacular language. But he is knownBut he is known primarily for hisprimarily for his contribution in thecontribution in the world of sports.world of sports. Who?Who? 1 Banana Kick – the football quiz
  34. 34. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Nagendraprasad SarbadhikariNagendraprasad Sarbadhikari 1 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  35. 35. After exactly 400 matches, till date, between theseAfter exactly 400 matches, till date, between these fierce rivals, the exact origin of the term is still veryfierce rivals, the exact origin of the term is still very debatable. Most likely it may originate from thedebatable. Most likely it may originate from the earlier matches where the commentators referred toearlier matches where the commentators referred to the rivals as “two old, firm friends”.the rivals as “two old, firm friends”. What is being referred to?What is being referred to? 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  36. 36. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Old Firm DerbyOld Firm Derby 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  37. 37. Who is this wonder-kid? Who is this wonder-kid?  3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  38. 38. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Martin ØdegaardMartin Ødegaard 3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  39. 39. This European club, nicknamedThis European club, nicknamed ‘The Blue Ones’‘The Blue Ones’, has won the, has won the National Football League inNational Football League in 2008. It is also the first club of its2008. It is also the first club of its country with both their men andcountry with both their men and women’s teams in the premierwomen’s teams in the premier divisions in 2009.divisions in 2009. Why this club’s matches areWhy this club’s matches are being keenly followed by a fewbeing keenly followed by a few interested Indians since the lastinterested Indians since the last few months?few months? 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  40. 40. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Gurpreet Singh SandhuGurpreet Singh Sandhu 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  41. 41. Yesteryear’s footballer Charles Keen was hugelyYesteryear’s footballer Charles Keen was hugely popular among the masses and classes. He got hispopular among the masses and classes. He got his famous nickname ‘Dead Shot’ because of hisfamous nickname ‘Dead Shot’ because of his thunderous shots.thunderous shots. After his playing days were over, how his legacy hasAfter his playing days were over, how his legacy has been carried forward?been carried forward? 5 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  42. 42. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Billy’s BootsBilly’s Boots 5 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  43. 43. This photograph taken during the 77This photograph taken during the 77thth minute of aminute of a friendly between Germany & Spain on 18 Nov 2014,friendly between Germany & Spain on 18 Nov 2014, has recently gone viral.has recently gone viral. Why?Why? 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  44. 44. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Casillas is going to be replaced byCasillas is going to be replaced by Casilla at Real MadridCasilla at Real Madrid 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  45. 45. The oldest and most enduring of its type, there is noThe oldest and most enduring of its type, there is no definitive explanation of the origin of the term. Somedefinitive explanation of the origin of the term. Some say, 1say, 1stst part of the name refers to the testicles of thepart of the name refers to the testicles of the players. Others beileve, 2players. Others beileve, 2ndnd part of the name is simplypart of the name is simply a Cockney rhyming slang for the legs. A more likelya Cockney rhyming slang for the legs. A more likely story is that it’s a Victorian saying, meaning - to bestory is that it’s a Victorian saying, meaning - to be tricked, derived from a botanical specimen, whichtricked, derived from a botanical specimen, which unscrupulous exporters replaced with worthlessunscrupulous exporters replaced with worthless wooden replicas.wooden replicas. What is it?What is it? 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  46. 46. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups NutmegNutmeg 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  47. 47. Identify this gentlemanIdentify this gentleman who has playedwho has played professional football forprofessional football for Mansfield Town andMansfield Town and Stevenage Borough in theStevenage Borough in the 1990s and also worked as a1990s and also worked as a fitness coach forfitness coach for Wimbledon and LutonWimbledon and Luton Town for a brief period ofTown for a brief period of time.time.    8 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  48. 48. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Daley ThomsonDaley Thomson 8 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  49. 49. This enthusiastic sportsman regularly competed inThis enthusiastic sportsman regularly competed in marathons, triathlons and even finished the Frankfurtmarathons, triathlons and even finished the Frankfurt Ironman Triathlon in 2007.Ironman Triathlon in 2007. Which ‘hot seat’ is he presently occupying?Which ‘hot seat’ is he presently occupying? 9 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  50. 50. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Manager of FC BarcelonaManager of FC Barcelona 9 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  51. 51. Identify the now-defunct trophy.Identify the now-defunct trophy.    10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  52. 52. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups DCM TrophyDCM Trophy 10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  53. 53.       If we go by an erstwhile popular slogan of theIf we go by an erstwhile popular slogan of the Kolkata Maidan, with which statutory authority,Kolkata Maidan, with which statutory authority, formed under a Presidential Ordinance in 1970,formed under a Presidential Ordinance in 1970, would you connect these four maidan-stalwarts?would you connect these four maidan-stalwarts? 11 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  54. 54. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups CMDA (The slogan was ‘CMDA Dur Hatho’,CMDA (The slogan was ‘CMDA Dur Hatho’, an attack on Chuni, Manna, Dhiren, Arun)an attack on Chuni, Manna, Dhiren, Arun) 11 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  55. 55.    Supporters of ‘Black Stars’….identify the country.Supporters of ‘Black Stars’….identify the country. 12 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  56. 56. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups GhanaGhana 12 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  57. 57.        ““Children have always been my inspiration. IChildren have always been my inspiration. I always saw them in the street or in a park trying outalways saw them in the street or in a park trying out bicycle kicks, and I told them it would be good to dobicycle kicks, and I told them it would be good to do it in reverse. And that day in England, I was givenit in reverse. And that day in England, I was given the ball that I had been waiting for years!”the ball that I had been waiting for years!” –– someone is explaining his ‘action’ he performed onsomeone is explaining his ‘action’ he performed on 66thth Sep, 1995 at Wembley.Sep, 1995 at Wembley. Who said about what?Who said about what? 13 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  58. 58. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Rene Higuita’s Scorpion KickRene Higuita’s Scorpion Kick 13 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  59. 59. Popularized by PrestonPopularized by Preston North End, 2-3-5 can beNorth End, 2-3-5 can be considered the firstconsidered the first formation that relied onformation that relied on teamwork rather thanteamwork rather than individual effort. Withindividual effort. With some variations, it wassome variations, it was used by most top levelused by most top level teams up to the 1940s.teams up to the 1940s. What was it popularlyWhat was it popularly called?called? 14 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  60. 60. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups PyramidPyramid 14 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  61. 61. David Rutter, the lead producer of the FIFADavid Rutter, the lead producer of the FIFA Games, told ESPN, “We’ve been talking about itGames, told ESPN, “We’ve been talking about it seriously since 2009. It wasn’t just an ethical andseriously since 2009. It wasn’t just an ethical and moral question that needed to be answered—it was amoral question that needed to be answered—it was a technical one.”technical one.” After answering that technical problem, what will beAfter answering that technical problem, what will be the major addition in FIFA-16, the upcomingthe major addition in FIFA-16, the upcoming installment of the computer games?installment of the computer games? 15 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  62. 62. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Introduction of Women’s teamsIntroduction of Women’s teams 15 A quiz by Somnath ChandaBanana Kick – the football quiz
  63. 63. Who was being red carded for a foul against DiegoWho was being red carded for a foul against Diego Simeone in this 1998 World Cup knock-out stageSimeone in this 1998 World Cup knock-out stage match?match? 16 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  64. 64. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups David BeckhamDavid Beckham 16 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  65. 65. The ‘Premier LeagueThe ‘Premier League Player of the Season’ is anPlayer of the Season’ is an annual award to recogniseannual award to recognise the best player of thethe best player of the Premier League in eachPremier League in each season.season. Who is the only goalWho is the only goal keeper till date to win it?keeper till date to win it? (Clue - He has also been voted the World’s Best Goalkeeper in the early 90’s) 17 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  66. 66. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Peter Schmeichel (‘95-96)Peter Schmeichel (‘95-96) 17 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  67. 67. We all remember that in 1911, Mohun Bagan defeated EastWe all remember that in 1911, Mohun Bagan defeated East Yorkshire Regiment 2-1 in the final of the IFA Shield andYorkshire Regiment 2-1 in the final of the IFA Shield and believe it be a first major victory by an Indian side againstbelieve it be a first major victory by an Indian side against the Britons. But that was not the case.the Britons. But that was not the case. In 1892, in ‘Trades Cup’, a team of Indian players from aIn 1892, in ‘Trades Cup’, a team of Indian players from a certain club defeated the ‘East Surrey Regiment’ by thecertain club defeated the ‘East Surrey Regiment’ by the same above margin. That was the first time a group of localsame above margin. That was the first time a group of local players had shown what it takes to defeat the Britons atplayers had shown what it takes to defeat the Britons at their own game. The name of this club is based on the areatheir own game. The name of this club is based on the area of Kolkata on which it was formed.of Kolkata on which it was formed. Which Club?Which Club? 18 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  68. 68. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Sovabazar ClubSovabazar Club 18 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  69. 69. This diminutive guy started his career fromThis diminutive guy started his career from ‘Tollygunge Agragami’ in his youth years and became‘Tollygunge Agragami’ in his youth years and became a sensation in 2014 when he helped his team to win aa sensation in 2014 when he helped his team to win a title with the only goal that he scored in the finaltitle with the only goal that he scored in the final match.match. Who?Who? 19 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  70. 70. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Mohd. RafiqueMohd. Rafique 19 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  71. 71. At the fag end of his illustrous career, he unfortunatelyAt the fag end of his illustrous career, he unfortunately missed a penalty and allowed Brazil to lift the trophy.missed a penalty and allowed Brazil to lift the trophy. Identify this legendary player who spent almost hisIdentify this legendary player who spent almost his entire career with one club and hence after hisentire career with one club and hence after his retirement, the same club in turn retired his shirtretirement, the same club in turn retired his shirt number ‘6’.number ‘6’. 20 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  72. 72. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Franco BaresiFranco Baresi 20 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  73. 73. This Brazilian legend was mockingly nicknamed after RitaThis Brazilian legend was mockingly nicknamed after Rita Hayworth’s iconic character in the eponymous film due toHayworth’s iconic character in the eponymous film due to his good looks and hot temper. He was/is as famous inhis good looks and hot temper. He was/is as famous in Brazil for his off-pitch antics as he was for hisBrazil for his off-pitch antics as he was for his performances on it. From early in his career, he hadperformances on it. From early in his career, he had endured problems with drug addiction, while his famedendured problems with drug addiction, while his famed love of women ultimately led to his demise (reportedly,love of women ultimately led to his demise (reportedly, from Syphilis). He has a rare average of more than 1 goalfrom Syphilis). He has a rare average of more than 1 goal per match as he scored 19 goals in 18 appearances forper match as he scored 19 goals in 18 appearances for Brazil. Unfortunately, he couldn’t represent them in WCBrazil. Unfortunately, he couldn’t represent them in WC because of World War II.because of World War II. Who was this Brazilian great? What was his nickname?Who was this Brazilian great? What was his nickname? 21 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  74. 74. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Heleno de Freitas & GildaHeleno de Freitas & Gilda 21 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  75. 75. Who connects the following movies :--Who connects the following movies :-- a Kazakhstani movie called ‘Liquidator’,a Kazakhstani movie called ‘Liquidator’, a Hungarian movie called ‘Magic Boys’,a Hungarian movie called ‘Magic Boys’, ‘‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ & ‘Mean Machine’?X-Men: The Last Stand’ & ‘Mean Machine’? (The list is not exhaustive)(The list is not exhaustive) 22 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  76. 76. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Vinnie JonesVinnie Jones 22 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  77. 77. Which popular Swedish footballer of the 90’s wasWhich popular Swedish footballer of the 90’s was named after a famous Civil Rights activist who wasnamed after a famous Civil Rights activist who was assassinated by somebody called ‘James Earl Ray’?assassinated by somebody called ‘James Earl Ray’? 23 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  78. 78. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Martin Dahlin (after Martin Luther King JrMartin Dahlin (after Martin Luther King Jr.).) 23 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  79. 79. In 1993, in one of the proudest moments for IndianIn 1993, in one of the proudest moments for Indian football, East Bengal defeated the Iraqi club of ‘Alfootball, East Bengal defeated the Iraqi club of ‘Al Zawra’ by a huge margin of 6-2 goals. In that match, aZawra’ by a huge margin of 6-2 goals. In that match, a very talented footballer who has also captained thevery talented footballer who has also captained the Indian national football team, scored a brilliantIndian national football team, scored a brilliant hattrick for the ‘Red & Yellow Brigade’.hattrick for the ‘Red & Yellow Brigade’. Name him.Name him. 24 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  80. 80. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Carlton ChapmanCarlton Chapman 24 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  81. 81. He is considered to be the greatest of his country. HisHe is considered to be the greatest of his country. His brothers have also played football. His Europeanbrothers have also played football. His European career started from Belgium and Netherlands savedcareer started from Belgium and Netherlands saved his life, as he was playing there in the league whichhis life, as he was playing there in the league which made him to make separate arrangements to go to amade him to make separate arrangements to go to a place to join his national team and thus narrowlyplace to join his national team and thus narrowly averted the national disaster which claimed the entireaverted the national disaster which claimed the entire national team.national team. Who are we talking about? Which tragic incident isWho are we talking about? Which tragic incident is referred above?referred above? 25 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  82. 82. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Kalusha Bwalya & the 1993 Zambian nationalKalusha Bwalya & the 1993 Zambian national football team air-disasterfootball team air-disaster 25 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  83. 83. It is considered to be the world’s most successfulIt is considered to be the world’s most successful football club considering the ratio between years of itsfootball club considering the ratio between years of its existence and domestic titles. existence and domestic titles.  In 2014, as part of the plan to reduce debt and make theIn 2014, as part of the plan to reduce debt and make the club’s finances more transparent, it became the firstclub’s finances more transparent, it became the first club from Eastern Europe to be publicly traded byclub from Eastern Europe to be publicly traded by listing itself on the country’s stock exchange.listing itself on the country’s stock exchange. It had its roots in the army and a part of the name alsoIt had its roots in the army and a part of the name also suggest that, but now it is owned privately.suggest that, but now it is owned privately. Which club?Which club? 26 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  84. 84. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups PFC CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria (ProfessionalPFC CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria (Professional Football Club  Central Sports Club of the Army)Football Club  Central Sports Club of the Army) 26 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  85. 85. This international award in football is only given toThis international award in football is only given to active players of at least 28 years of age, and can onlyactive players of at least 28 years of age, and can only be won once. The winner of this award leaves abe won once. The winner of this award leaves a permanent mould of his footprints on ‘Thepermanent mould of his footprints on ‘The Champions Promenade’, on the seafront of theChampions Promenade’, on the seafront of the Principality of Monaco.Principality of Monaco. Famous awardees include Ronaldo, Roberto Baggio,Famous awardees include Ronaldo, Roberto Baggio, Iniesta, Ryan Giggs, Del Piero etc.Iniesta, Ryan Giggs, Del Piero etc. Which award are we talking about?Which award are we talking about? 27 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  86. 86. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Golden Foot AwardGolden Foot Award 27 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  87. 87. The Euro Cup in 2000 (European Championship) wasThe Euro Cup in 2000 (European Championship) was the first instance when two countries co-hosted thethe first instance when two countries co-hosted the tournament.tournament. Which two countries?Which two countries? (Clue - Both the host nations have a shared history) 28 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  88. 88. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Belgium and NetherlandsBelgium and Netherlands 28 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  89. 89. Complete this exclusive list and also tell me what is thisComplete this exclusive list and also tell me what is this list all about.list all about. (Clue - The blank space was the person who was nicknamed(Clue - The blank space was the person who was nicknamed ‘Peito de Aço’ which means steel chest in English)‘Peito de Aço’ which means steel chest in English) 29 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  90. 90. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups VavaVava 29 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  91. 91. Which famous club, originally started as a rowingWhich famous club, originally started as a rowing club, was named when the founders got inspired byclub, was named when the founders got inspired by the 4the 4thth Centenary celebrations of the first successfulCentenary celebrations of the first successful sail from Europe to India?sail from Europe to India? 30 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz
  92. 92. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama (Brazil),Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama (Brazil), or simply ‘Vasco da Gama Club’or simply ‘Vasco da Gama Club’ 30 A quiz by SRDBanana Kick – the football quiz

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