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Prelims-cum-Semi Final

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  1. 1. QM: Somnath Chanda Sports Quiz Prelims
  2. 2. RULES • 24 questions. • Each question carries 1 mark. • Star-marked questions (Q. No. 4, 8, 12, 16, 20 & 24) will be counted to break the ties. • Top 4 teams will qualify for the Final. Next 8 teams will qualify for the Semi-Final. • Every decision of the QM is final.
  3. 3. Both prettyBoth pretty highly reveredhighly revered figures, theyfigures, they have a veryhave a very special place inspecial place in the world ofthe world of sports.sports. Identify theIdentify the couple.couple. 1
  4. 4. Who was chiefly responsible for this bowlingWho was chiefly responsible for this bowling scorecard?scorecard? 2
  5. 5. France FootballFrance Football was established in 1946 as a was established in 1946 as a weekly magazine focused on sharing footballweekly magazine focused on sharing football news from around the world. Ten years later, tonews from around the world. Ten years later, to expand their readership in France and acrossexpand their readership in France and across Europe, Gabriel Hanot, main columnist of theEurope, Gabriel Hanot, main columnist of the magazine proposed his colleagues to domagazine proposed his colleagues to do something which ultimately became a big hitsomething which ultimately became a big hit and became an annual affair.and became an annual affair. What was thus created/started?What was thus created/started? 3
  6. 6. In which highly publicised contest in 2015, theIn which highly publicised contest in 2015, the winner was decided via these scores : 116 – 112,winner was decided via these scores : 116 – 112, 116 – 112 & 118 – 110?116 – 112 & 118 – 110? 4
  7. 7. 5 Which duo recently broke the 22-year old recordWhich duo recently broke the 22-year old record made by these two Hall-of-Famers?made by these two Hall-of-Famers?
  8. 8. West Bengal Bridge Association has instituted anWest Bengal Bridge Association has instituted an annual tournament in the name of Oindrilla Kundu, aannual tournament in the name of Oindrilla Kundu, a former player who represented India in manyformer player who represented India in many international events.international events. What was her biggest claim to fame?What was her biggest claim to fame? 6
  9. 9. 7 In early 2015, she joined Jesse Owens andIn early 2015, she joined Jesse Owens and Usain Bolt as the only athletes to break threeUsain Bolt as the only athletes to break three world records in three different events in twoworld records in three different events in two weeks and was duly awarded the Laureusweeks and was duly awarded the Laureus Sports Awards for the Best Sportswoman forSports Awards for the Best Sportswoman for her remarkable achievement.her remarkable achievement. Who?Who?
  10. 10. Hetal Dave, only Indian lady to practise this sport, hasHetal Dave, only Indian lady to practise this sport, has represented India in tournaments in Estonia, Poland,represented India in tournaments in Estonia, Poland, Finland and Taiwan, and got the fifth position in theFinland and Taiwan, and got the fifth position in the middleweight category at the 2009 World Games. Butmiddleweight category at the 2009 World Games. But lack of awareness and sponsorships are proving to belack of awareness and sponsorships are proving to be major obstacles for her career. “They confuse it with amajor obstacles for her career. “They confuse it with a car, and others just don’t care,” says Hetal about hercar, and others just don’t care,” says Hetal about her sponsors.sponsors.   Which sport does she pursue?Which sport does she pursue? (vis – next slide) 8
  11. 11. 8
  12. 12. 9 WhoseWhose familyfamily members aremembers are they?they?
  13. 13. 10 The Golf Digest magazine awarded 4 stars to theThe Golf Digest magazine awarded 4 stars to the Club de Golf Le MirageClub de Golf Le Mirage, thus ranking it among, thus ranking it among the most beautiful golf clubs in Canada.the most beautiful golf clubs in Canada. Who owns this club?Who owns this club?
  14. 14. 11 This trophy, called theThis trophy, called the Breal Cup, named afterBreal Cup, named after Michel Breal, was sold inMichel Breal, was sold in an auction for $868,000 inan auction for $868,000 in 2012. It is the highest price2012. It is the highest price ever for any piece ofever for any piece of Olympics memorabilia soldOlympics memorabilia sold in auction.in auction. Who was awarded thisWho was awarded this artistic trophy?artistic trophy?
  15. 15. 12 As the story goes, this sporting tradition originated inAs the story goes, this sporting tradition originated in 1883 when New York socialite E. Berry Wall1883 when New York socialite E. Berry Wall presented roses to distinguished ladies at an after-presented roses to distinguished ladies at an after- party that was attended by Col. M. Lewis Clark,party that was attended by Col. M. Lewis Clark, grandson of William Clark of the Lewis and Clarkgrandson of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition fame. This gesture is believed to have ledExpedition fame. This gesture is believed to have led Clark to the idea of designating rose as the officialClark to the idea of designating rose as the official flower of the said event.flower of the said event. Which sporting tradition is being talked about?Which sporting tradition is being talked about?
  16. 16. 13 This particular way of celebration is supposedlyThis particular way of celebration is supposedly inspired from whom/what?inspired from whom/what?
  17. 17. 14 Proud moment for Indian sports…….Proud moment for Indian sports……. Which particular sporting achievement is beingWhich particular sporting achievement is being hinted at?hinted at?
  18. 18. 15 Partially deaf Paul D. Hubbard, quarterback ofPartially deaf Paul D. Hubbard, quarterback of Gallaudet University realized that his handGallaudet University realized that his hand signals could be read by opposing players prettysignals could be read by opposing players pretty easily.easily. What did he propose as a remedy of this problemWhat did he propose as a remedy of this problem which ultimately become a very common featurewhich ultimately become a very common feature in the world of sports?in the world of sports?
  19. 19. 16 This fashion accessory, very commonly seen duringThis fashion accessory, very commonly seen during the winter, share its name with a sporting gearthe winter, share its name with a sporting gear which was used long back.which was used long back. Explain the sports connection.Explain the sports connection.
  20. 20. 17 As the International Olympic Committee bannedAs the International Olympic Committee banned the national sports federation because of corruptionthe national sports federation because of corruption and mismanagement issues, X was forced to takeand mismanagement issues, X was forced to take part in 2014 Sochi Games under the Olympic Flag.part in 2014 Sochi Games under the Olympic Flag. In a noble gesture X, son of an Italian mother,In a noble gesture X, son of an Italian mother, printed the names of his countrymen whoprinted the names of his countrymen who sponsored his entire trip to Sochi, on his uniform.sponsored his entire trip to Sochi, on his uniform. Who is X?Who is X? (vis – next slide)
  21. 21. 17
  22. 22. 18 Which much appreciated 2012 bolly-flick, basedWhich much appreciated 2012 bolly-flick, based on the life of a former athlete was dedicated toon the life of a former athlete was dedicated to all the ‘unsung heroes’ of Indian sports?all the ‘unsung heroes’ of Indian sports?
  23. 23. 19 Named after a chess enthusiast who was said toNamed after a chess enthusiast who was said to be a mediocre player, it came into use after mid-be a mediocre player, it came into use after mid- 1919thth century publications reported that he playedcentury publications reported that he played this opening in an 1809 game which he famouslythis opening in an 1809 game which he famously lost. The name may also be a slighting referencelost. The name may also be a slighting reference to his tumultous personal life involving his wife.to his tumultous personal life involving his wife. Who was that chess-lover?Who was that chess-lover? (vis – next slide)   
  24. 24. 19
  25. 25. 20 These are some of the tweets by ‘whom’?These are some of the tweets by ‘whom’?
  26. 26. 21 Purnima Mahato is the only one from her sportsPurnima Mahato is the only one from her sports to win the Dronacharya Award.to win the Dronacharya Award. Which sport is she associated with?Which sport is she associated with?
  27. 27. 22 To be played inTo be played in the USA, this is thethe USA, this is the logo of whichlogo of which forthcomingforthcoming tournament?tournament?
  28. 28. 23 Released during mid-2014, who is theReleased during mid-2014, who is the subject of this cartoon?subject of this cartoon?
  29. 29. 24 Though she retired at a very young age of 23, sheThough she retired at a very young age of 23, she created history in 1958.created history in 1958. What’s her claim to fame?What’s her claim to fame? (She died on 8(She died on 8thth January, 2016)January, 2016)
  30. 30. Both prettyBoth pretty highly reveredhighly revered figures, theyfigures, they have a veryhave a very special place inspecial place in the world ofthe world of sports.sports. Identify theIdentify the couple.couple. 1
  31. 31. Zeus & Hera 11
  32. 32. Who was chiefly responsible for this bowlingWho was chiefly responsible for this bowling scorecard?scorecard? 2
  33. 33. Pranav Dhanawade 22
  34. 34. France FootballFrance Football was established in 1946 as a was established in 1946 as a weekly magazine focused on sharing footballweekly magazine focused on sharing football news from around the world. Ten years later, tonews from around the world. Ten years later, to expand their readership in France and acrossexpand their readership in France and across Europe, Gabriel Hanot, main columnist of theEurope, Gabriel Hanot, main columnist of the magazine proposed his colleagues to domagazine proposed his colleagues to do something which ultimately became a big hitsomething which ultimately became a big hit and became an annual affair.and became an annual affair. What was thus created/started?What was thus created/started? 3
  35. 35. Ballon D’or (He asked his colleagues to vote for the player of the year in Europe in 1956 and thus the Ballon D’or was started) 33
  36. 36. In which highly publicised contest in 2015, theIn which highly publicised contest in 2015, the winner was decided via these scores : 116 – 112,winner was decided via these scores : 116 – 112, 116 – 112 & 118 – 110?116 – 112 & 118 – 110? 4
  37. 37. Mayweather defeated Pacquio 44
  38. 38. 5 Which duo recently broke the 22-year old recordWhich duo recently broke the 22-year old record made by these two Hall-of-Famers?made by these two Hall-of-Famers?
  39. 39. Santina 55
  40. 40. West Bengal Bridge Association has instituted anWest Bengal Bridge Association has instituted an annual tournament in the name of Oindrila Kundu, aannual tournament in the name of Oindrila Kundu, a former player who represented India in manyformer player who represented India in many international events.international events. What was her biggest claim to fame?What was her biggest claim to fame? 6
  41. 41. Mini of Kabuliwala (She was better known as Tinku Thakur) 66
  42. 42. 7 In early 2015, she joined Jesse Owens andIn early 2015, she joined Jesse Owens and Usain Bolt as the only athletes to break threeUsain Bolt as the only athletes to break three world records in three different events in twoworld records in three different events in two weeks and was duly awarded the Laureusweeks and was duly awarded the Laureus Sports Awards for the Best Sportswoman forSports Awards for the Best Sportswoman for her remarkable achievement.her remarkable achievement. Who?Who?
  43. 43. Genzebe Dibaba 77
  44. 44. Hetal Dave, only Indian lady to practise this sport, hasHetal Dave, only Indian lady to practise this sport, has represented India in tournaments in Estonia, Poland,represented India in tournaments in Estonia, Poland, Finland and Taiwan, and got the fifth position in theFinland and Taiwan, and got the fifth position in the middleweight category at the 2009 World Games. Butmiddleweight category at the 2009 World Games. But lack of awareness and sponsorships are proving to belack of awareness and sponsorships are proving to be major obstacles for her career. “They confuse it with amajor obstacles for her career. “They confuse it with a car, and others just don’t care,” says Hetal about hercar, and others just don’t care,” says Hetal about her sponsors.sponsors.   Which sport does she pursue?Which sport does she pursue? (vis – next slide) 8
  45. 45. 8
  46. 46. Sumo Wrestling 88
  47. 47. 9 WhoseWhose familyfamily members aremembers are they?they?
  48. 48. Satnam Singh Bhamara 99
  49. 49. 10 The Golf Digest magazine awarded 4 stars to theThe Golf Digest magazine awarded 4 stars to the Club de golf Le Mirage, thus ranking it amongClub de golf Le Mirage, thus ranking it among the most beautiful golf clubs in Canada.the most beautiful golf clubs in Canada. Who owns this club?Who owns this club?
  50. 50. Celine Dion 1010
  51. 51. 11 This trophy, called theThis trophy, called the Breal Cup, named afterBreal Cup, named after Michel Breal, was sold inMichel Breal, was sold in an auction for $868,000 inan auction for $868,000 in 2012. It is the highest price2012. It is the highest price ever for any piece ofever for any piece of Olympics memorabilia soldOlympics memorabilia sold in auction.in auction. Who was awarded thisWho was awarded this artistic trophy?artistic trophy?
  52. 52. Spiridon Louis 1111
  53. 53. 12 As the story goes, this sporting tradition originated inAs the story goes, this sporting tradition originated in 1883 when New York socialite E. Berry Wall1883 when New York socialite E. Berry Wall presented roses to distinguished ladies at an after-presented roses to distinguished ladies at an after- party that was attended by Col. M. Lewis Clark,party that was attended by Col. M. Lewis Clark, grandson of William Clark of the Lewis and Clarkgrandson of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition fame. This gesture is believed to have ledExpedition fame. This gesture is believed to have led Clark to the idea of designating rose as the officialClark to the idea of designating rose as the official flower of the said event.flower of the said event. Which sporting tradition is being talked about?Which sporting tradition is being talked about?
  54. 54. A blanket of 554 red roses is awarded to the Kentucky Derby winner each year 1212
  55. 55. 13 This particular way of celebration is supposedlyThis particular way of celebration is supposedly inspired from whom/what?inspired from whom/what?
  56. 56. ‘The Silencer’ by Le Bron James 1313
  57. 57. 14 Proud moment for Indian sports…….Proud moment for Indian sports……. Which particular sporting achievement is beingWhich particular sporting achievement is being hinted at?hinted at?
  58. 58. Macau Open Hattrick by P.V. Sindhu 1414
  59. 59. 15 Partially deaf Paul D. Hubbard, quarterback ofPartially deaf Paul D. Hubbard, quarterback of Gallaudet University realized that his handGallaudet University realized that his hand signals could be read by opposing players prettysignals could be read by opposing players pretty easily.easily. What did he propose as a remedy of this problemWhat did he propose as a remedy of this problem which ultimately become a very common featurewhich ultimately become a very common feature in the world of sports?in the world of sports?
  60. 60. Huddle 1515
  61. 61. 16 This fashion accessory, very commonly seen duringThis fashion accessory, very commonly seen during the winter, share its name with a sporting gearthe winter, share its name with a sporting gear which was used long back.which was used long back. Explain the sports connection.Explain the sports connection.
  62. 62. Mufflers (precursors of the modern boxing gloves) 1616
  63. 63. 17 As the International Olympic Committee bannedAs the International Olympic Committee banned the national sports federation because of corruptionthe national sports federation because of corruption and mismanagement issues, X was forced to takeand mismanagement issues, X was forced to take part in 2014 Sochi Games under the Olympic Flag.part in 2014 Sochi Games under the Olympic Flag. In a noble gesture X, son of an Italian mother,In a noble gesture X, son of an Italian mother, printed the names of his countrymen whoprinted the names of his countrymen who sponsored his entire trip to Sochi, on his uniform.sponsored his entire trip to Sochi, on his uniform. Who is X?Who is X? (vis – next slide)
  64. 64. 17
  65. 65. Shiva Keshavan 1717
  66. 66. 18 Which much appreciated 2012 bolly-flick, basedWhich much appreciated 2012 bolly-flick, based on the life of a former athlete was dedicated toon the life of a former athlete was dedicated to all the ‘unsung heroes’ of Indian sports?all the ‘unsung heroes’ of Indian sports?
  67. 67. Paan Singh Tomar 1818
  68. 68. 19 Named after a chess enthusiast who was said toNamed after a chess enthusiast who was said to be a mediocre player, it came into use after mid-be a mediocre player, it came into use after mid- 1919thth century publications reported that he playedcentury publications reported that he played this opening in an 1809 game which he famouslythis opening in an 1809 game which he famously lost. The name may also be a slighting referencelost. The name may also be a slighting reference to his tumultous personal life involving his wife.to his tumultous personal life involving his wife. Who was that chess-lover?Who was that chess-lover? (vis – next slide)   
  69. 69. 19
  70. 70. Napoleon Bonaparte 1919
  71. 71. 20 These are some of the tweets by ‘whom’?These are some of the tweets by ‘whom’?
  72. 72. Wimbledon Roof 2020
  73. 73. 21 Purnima Mahato is the only one from her sportsPurnima Mahato is the only one from her sports to win the Dronacharya Award.to win the Dronacharya Award. Which sport is she associated with?Which sport is she associated with?
  74. 74. Archery 2121
  75. 75. 22 To be played inTo be played in the USA, this is thethe USA, this is the logo of whichlogo of which forthcomingforthcoming tournament?tournament?
  76. 76. Copa America Centenario 2222
  77. 77. 23 Released during mid-2014, who is theReleased during mid-2014, who is the subject of this cartoon?subject of this cartoon?
  78. 78. Oscar Pistorius 2323
  79. 79. 24 Though she retired at a very young age of 23, sheThough she retired at a very young age of 23, she created history in 1958.created history in 1958. What’s her claim to fame?What’s her claim to fame? (She died on 8(She died on 8thth January, 2016)January, 2016)
  80. 80. Maria Teresa de Filippis (first woman to take part in F1) 2424
  81. 81. QM: Somnath Chanda Sports Quiz Semi-Final
  82. 82. RULES * Prelims score will be forwarded here in the Semi-final with multiplying by 5. * 12 questions * All the questions are open for Pouncing. * Score : + 10 / - 10 * For the Semi-finals, in case of a tie then the score of the prelims shall be seen separately (along with the starred question rule). In case the tie still exist, then there will be a sudden death. From question #1, the team to crack the first correct answer (where the other teams in the tie have an incorrect answer) shall progress to the finals.
  83. 83. by Somnath Chanda Sports Quiz Semi FinalSemi Final ReadyReady for thefor the questions?questions?
  84. 84.    Find the connection.Find the connection. * Sachin Tendulkar was the first male to score a* Sachin Tendulkar was the first male to score a double century in ODI ;double century in ODI ; * Sachin Tendulkar was the first person to score* Sachin Tendulkar was the first person to score 50 International Test Hundreds ;50 International Test Hundreds ; * Yuvraj Singh became the first person to hit six* Yuvraj Singh became the first person to hit six sixes in an over in a T20 International &sixes in an over in a T20 International & * Suresh Raina became the first Indian to score an* Suresh Raina became the first Indian to score an International T20 century.International T20 century. 1
  85. 85. THE ANSWER IS…
  86. 86. MSD was the non-striker 11
  87. 87. This five-time worldThis five-time world champion who alsochampion who also served as a parachutistserved as a parachutist in the WWII,in the WWII, represented Greatrepresented Great Britain and Hungary inBritain and Hungary in the sporting arena.the sporting arena. How is he associatedHow is he associated with the Indian sports?with the Indian sports? 2
  88. 88. THE ANSWER IS…
  89. 89. Barna-Bellack Trophy 22
  90. 90. Who is the 3Who is the 3rdrd generation and the currentgeneration and the current flagbearer of this sporting family?flagbearer of this sporting family? 3
  91. 91. THE ANSWER IS…
  92. 92. Joakim Noah 33
  93. 93. Designed by Steve Chilton and engineered byDesigned by Steve Chilton and engineered by Halcrow, this footbridge has a special place in theHalcrow, this footbridge has a special place in the world of sports. In May 2005, it’s name has beenworld of sports. In May 2005, it’s name has been decided via an online poll hosted by BBC Five Live.decided via an online poll hosted by BBC Five Live. Some of the unsuccessful contenders after whom itSome of the unsuccessful contenders after whom it was to be named, were - Sir Alf Ramsey, Sir Bobbywas to be named, were - Sir Alf Ramsey, Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Geoff Hurst and also the 1985 Live AidCharlton, Sir Geoff Hurst and also the 1985 Live Aid Concert. Finally, it was named after an iconic incidentConcert. Finally, it was named after an iconic incident which became part of the folklore.which became part of the folklore. How do we know this footbridge?How do we know this footbridge? (vis – next two slides) 4
  94. 94. 4
  95. 95. 4
  96. 96. THE ANSWER IS…
  97. 97. White Horse Bridge 44
  98. 98. 5 Crowd frenzy during the Cricket All Stars match inCrowd frenzy during the Cricket All Stars match in 2015…which team’s home-ground is that?2015…which team’s home-ground is that? (bigger vis – next slide)
  99. 99. 5
  100. 100. THE ANSWER IS…
  101. 101. New York Mets 55
  102. 102. Though this gentlemanThough this gentleman (vis), a noted British, a noted British politician of his time, lostpolitician of his time, lost the toss and subsequentlythe toss and subsequently the chance to getthe chance to get immortalised, theimmortalised, the inaugural edition was woninaugural edition was won by Diomed, owned by him.by Diomed, owned by him. What was decided at thatWhat was decided at that all-important toss?all-important toss? 6
  103. 103. THE ANSWER IS…
  104. 104. The naming of Epsom Derby (The 12th Earl of Derby won it) 66
  105. 105. It’s popularly said that Eva Asderaki has risen higherIt’s popularly said that Eva Asderaki has risen higher in tennis than any other Greek person in tennisin tennis than any other Greek person in tennis history. She used to play at junior level, but only as ahistory. She used to play at junior level, but only as a hobby. Her life changing moment came when she,hobby. Her life changing moment came when she, along with some other juniors, were asked to doalong with some other juniors, were asked to do some additional duties during an internationalsome additional duties during an international tournament that her club hosted.tournament that her club hosted. How did she create history on 13How did she create history on 13thth Sep, 2015?Sep, 2015? (vis – next slide) 7
  106. 106. 7
  107. 107. THE ANSWER IS…
  108. 108. She became the first lady to officiate the men’s final match in a Grand Slam 77
  109. 109. Started 99 years ago, this annual sporting eventStarted 99 years ago, this annual sporting event designed an unique marketing campaign todesigned an unique marketing campaign to attract more attention from the players andattract more attention from the players and audiences. The campaign included the coiningaudiences. The campaign included the coining of the slogan –of the slogan – Glory’s Last ShotGlory’s Last Shot which waswhich was eventually changed after protests fromeventually changed after protests from different quarters.different quarters. Which event is this?Which event is this? 8
  110. 110. THE ANSWER IS…
  111. 111. The PGA Championship 88
  112. 112. 9 Olympic gold medallist John Brendan was notOlympic gold medallist John Brendan was not allowed to compete at Henley in 1920 which broughtallowed to compete at Henley in 1920 which brought about lot of negative publicity to the prestigiousabout lot of negative publicity to the prestigious annual event. It was rumoured that he was debarredannual event. It was rumoured that he was debarred because he worked in ‘trade’ and ‘tradesmen’ werebecause he worked in ‘trade’ and ‘tradesmen’ were considered as having an unfair advantage of theirconsidered as having an unfair advantage of their toned muscular built. But the organisers somewhattoned muscular built. But the organisers somewhat redeemed themselves when one of John’s popularredeemed themselves when one of John’s popular family members was invited as the Chief Guest andfamily members was invited as the Chief Guest and presented the medals at the 1981 edition.presented the medals at the 1981 edition. Who was that ‘celebrity’ family member of John?Who was that ‘celebrity’ family member of John?
  113. 113. THE ANSWER IS…
  114. 114. Grace Kelly 99
  115. 115. Moment of disbelief….what madeMoment of disbelief….what made this 14 year old react like that?this 14 year old react like that? 10
  116. 116. THE ANSWER IS…
  117. 117. Charlie Line was given the Rugby World Cup winner’s medal by Sonny Bill Williams 1010
  118. 118. by Somnath Chanda Sports Quiz Semi FinalSemi Final Last 2 questions
  119. 119. After whom, the World Championship in thisAfter whom, the World Championship in this sport has been named ?sport has been named ? 11
  120. 120. THE ANSWER IS…
  121. 121. Steve Wozniak 1111
  122. 122. Whose face has been blanked out?Whose face has been blanked out? 12
  123. 123. THE ANSWER IS…
  124. 124. Baba Ramdeb 1212

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