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Somnath ChandaSomnath Chanda
Sports QuizSports Quiz
Rules
* 26 questions.
* Each question carries 1 mark.
* Star-marked questions (all the vowel ones, i.e – A, E,
I, O & U) w...
 Who is missing
from this elite
group of players?
A
?????
Anirban Lahiri
A
  The gold medal
winner in the 1976
Olympics, came
into news for all
wrong reasons in
the recent times.
I want ‘his’ name....
Bruce Jenner
B
 With which 7-letter word would you connect
these sportsmen and the food-joint KFC?
C
Colonel
C
 Italy won it once, in 1976. South Africa did it in
1974. Croatia and Serbia did it for their first and
only time in 2005 ...
Davis Cup
D
 Nicknamed ‘The Cannibal’, this legend had a
dismal record in Olympics. He competed at the
1964 Tokyo Olympics, and finish...
E
Eddy Merckx
E
  Opened on Feb 14th, 2012, the Mob Museum,
officially the National Museum of Organized Crime
and Law Enforcement, is a hi...
FIFA
F
  Only team in the four major professional sports
leagues in USA not to be named directly after a
city, state or region, h...
Golden State Warriors
G
 A Dental Surgeon by profession, she got into the
sport after getting inspiration from her family. Her
uncle Inderjit is a...
H
Heena Sidhu
H
  The annual sporting event, billed as ‘The Greatest
Spectacle’ of its type, celebrated its 100th
anniversary in 2011. But...
Indianapolis 500 / Indy 500
I
  “I am not a genius. I am just a normal guy from
the Black Forest, I am the Normal One” – who
uttered these lines very re...
Jurgen Klopp
J
 Identify the
movie.
K
Khoobsurat
K
  In this photoshoot for ESPN magazine, who is
enacting the character played by Sharon Stone in
the movie Basic Instinct?
L
Lindsay Vonn
L
  Build on the area where the old Madras Zoo was
located, this stadium hosted nine cricket Test
Matches between 1956 and 1...
Marina Arena
M
 This ‘enfant terrible’ continued his
rule-breaking streak at
Wimbledon’15. He was seen
climbing a railing outside Court 1...
Nick Kyrgios
N
 This is the homepage of the official website of
which legend?
O
Olga Korbut
O
  Daughter of former India
champ PVV Lakshmi, Gayatri is
a ‘chip off the old block’ in
every sense. Just 12 years of age,
...
Pullela Gopichand
P
  Created in the early 1900s, its an image of the
single-wing formation, a popular and offensive
scheme used in American a...
Q
Quarterback
Q
  Identify the lady in the white gown seen in this
clip from ‘Furious 7’.
R
Ronda Roussey
R
 As suggested by their hordes of fans, some of the
probable ones for the team-name for these ladies
were – Niaina Express,...
Santina (Sania + Martina)
S
  Widely regarded as one of the nastiest guys to ever
play ‘America’s Pastime’, his signature move was the
way he would sl...
Ty Cobb
T
  Someone’s last public
appearance on April 7, 2014,
after getting inducted into
the Hall of Fame just 2 days
earlier.
Who...
Ultimate Warrior
U
  In this age of SMS, WhatsApp & Facebook, who
has send this hand-written letter?
V
Virat Kohli
V
  Nicknamed ‘The Dragons’, which national team
has recently qualified for the UEFA Euro 2016, their
first major tournament...
Wales
W
 Identify this kid who
has later on played
more than 100
matches, representing
2 national teams (one
of them not
recognise...
Xabi Alonso
X
 Whose name has been edited out from this list of
Olympic medal-winners in a particular sporting
discipline?
Y
Yelena Isinbayeva
Y
 ‘The Weltklasse’, sometimes referred to as the One
Day Olympics, is one of prestigious one day
athletics meet held annual...
Zurich
Z
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  1. 1. Somnath ChandaSomnath Chanda Sports QuizSports Quiz
  2. 2. Rules * 26 questions. * Each question carries 1 mark. * Star-marked questions (all the vowel ones, i.e – A, E, I, O & U) will be counted to break the ties. * Every decision of the QM is final.
  3. 3.  Who is missing from this elite group of players? A ?????
  4. 4. Anirban Lahiri A
  5. 5.   The gold medal winner in the 1976 Olympics, came into news for all wrong reasons in the recent times. I want ‘his’ name. B
  6. 6. Bruce Jenner B
  7. 7.  With which 7-letter word would you connect these sportsmen and the food-joint KFC? C
  8. 8. Colonel C
  9. 9.  Italy won it once, in 1976. South Africa did it in 1974. Croatia and Serbia did it for their first and only time in 2005 and 2010 respectively. Finally, Switzerland emulated their feat in 2014. India got the chance to do it also but came 2nd best in all three occasions. What am I talking about? D
  10. 10. Davis Cup D
  11. 11.  Nicknamed ‘The Cannibal’, this legend had a dismal record in Olympics. He competed at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, and finished in twelfth position in his event. But otherwise, he had a glittering sporting career. Identify this sportsman on whom this particular character in Asterix in Belgium has been modelled. (vis – next slide) E
  12. 12. E
  13. 13. Eddy Merckx E
  14. 14.   Opened on Feb 14th, 2012, the Mob Museum, officially the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, is a history museum located in Downtown Las Vegas. On Sep 1, 2015, it has unveiled a new set of photographs, media clippings and expository narrative to cover a new section. Who/what is the subject of these new set of exhibits? F
  15. 15. FIFA F
  16. 16.   Only team in the four major professional sports leagues in USA not to be named directly after a city, state or region, has won its first title in 2015 after a long gap of 40 years. Which team? G
  17. 17. Golden State Warriors G
  18. 18.  A Dental Surgeon by profession, she got into the sport after getting inspiration from her family. Her uncle Inderjit is a professional Gun-Smith. Along with her father Rajbir, her younger brother Karanbir has also represented India with distinction. Her husband Ronak is also in the same sport. Who am I talking about? (vis – next slide) H
  19. 19. H
  20. 20. Heena Sidhu H
  21. 21.   The annual sporting event, billed as ‘The Greatest Spectacle’ of its type, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011. But the 100th edition is scheduled to take place on May 29, 2016. Which event? I
  22. 22. Indianapolis 500 / Indy 500 I
  23. 23.   “I am not a genius. I am just a normal guy from the Black Forest, I am the Normal One” – who uttered these lines very recently while taking up his latest sporting assignment? J
  24. 24. Jurgen Klopp J
  25. 25.  Identify the movie. K
  26. 26. Khoobsurat K
  27. 27.   In this photoshoot for ESPN magazine, who is enacting the character played by Sharon Stone in the movie Basic Instinct? L
  28. 28. Lindsay Vonn L
  29. 29.   Build on the area where the old Madras Zoo was located, this stadium hosted nine cricket Test Matches between 1956 and 1965. In 1998, it hosted the World Volleyball Grand Prix tournament. Presently, which 2-word nickname is associated with this stadium? M
  30. 30. Marina Arena M
  31. 31.  This ‘enfant terrible’ continued his rule-breaking streak at Wimbledon’15. He was seen climbing a railing outside Court 14 to see a match. While told by an official to get down as he was posing a ‘health and safety risk’, he quickly obliged, before climbing back up again after the official had walked away. Who? N
  32. 32. Nick Kyrgios N
  33. 33.  This is the homepage of the official website of which legend? O
  34. 34. Olga Korbut O
  35. 35.   Daughter of former India champ PVV Lakshmi, Gayatri is a ‘chip off the old block’ in every sense. Just 12 years of age, she has won the U-13 national doubles title last year and is currently the No. 1 seed in her age-group in both singles and doubles. Who is her more well-known father? P
  36. 36. Pullela Gopichand P
  37. 37.   Created in the early 1900s, its an image of the single-wing formation, a popular and offensive scheme used in American and Canadian football. X is the designated leader of the offensive line. He usually calls the plays in the huddle, yells the signals at the line of scrimmage, and then receives the ball from the center. What is the player marked X called? (vis – next slide) Q
  38. 38. Q
  39. 39. Quarterback Q
  40. 40.   Identify the lady in the white gown seen in this clip from ‘Furious 7’. R
  41. 41. Ronda Roussey R
  42. 42.  As suggested by their hordes of fans, some of the probable ones for the team-name for these ladies were – Niaina Express, SanMar Express, Mania, Maria, Mirgis, Hinza or simply M2. What was ultimately selected?   S
  43. 43. Santina (Sania + Martina) S
  44. 44.   Widely regarded as one of the nastiest guys to ever play ‘America’s Pastime’, his signature move was the way he would slide into bases with his sharp metal cleats up in the air. Whose statue is this? T
  45. 45. Ty Cobb T
  46. 46.   Someone’s last public appearance on April 7, 2014, after getting inducted into the Hall of Fame just 2 days earlier. Who? (Clue – He died on April 8, 2014) U
  47. 47. Ultimate Warrior U
  48. 48.   In this age of SMS, WhatsApp & Facebook, who has send this hand-written letter? V
  49. 49. Virat Kohli V
  50. 50.   Nicknamed ‘The Dragons’, which national team has recently qualified for the UEFA Euro 2016, their first major tournament since 1958 FIFA World Cup? W
  51. 51. Wales W
  52. 52.  Identify this kid who has later on played more than 100 matches, representing 2 national teams (one of them not recognised by FIFA). X
  53. 53. Xabi Alonso X
  54. 54.  Whose name has been edited out from this list of Olympic medal-winners in a particular sporting discipline? Y
  55. 55. Yelena Isinbayeva Y
  56. 56.  ‘The Weltklasse’, sometimes referred to as the One Day Olympics, is one of prestigious one day athletics meet held annually at the Letzigrund Stadium. Since it began on 12 August 1928, the sporting event has witnessed several world records and national records.  Which city plays host to ‘The Weltklasse’? Z
  57. 57. Zurich Z

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