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  2. 2. Prelims
  3. 3. Rules • There are 20 questions in total. • Each question carries 1 mark. • No negative marking.
  4. 4. 1. Which sportsperson was known as the ‘White Lightning’ ?
  5. 5. Allan Donald
  6. 6. 2. Identify
  7. 7. Sohail Abbas
  8. 8. 3. Which is the most populous Asian country never to have won an Olympic medal ?
  9. 9. Bangladesh
  10. 10. 4. The website of which annual sporting event sells an artifact called the Green/Purple Friendship Bracelet ?
  11. 11. Wimbledon
  12. 12. 5*. Identify
  13. 13. Frank Duckworth
  14. 14. 6. Connect
  15. 15. They all Head-Butted “Materrazi”
  16. 16. 7. Identify the Logo of an international sporting organization.
  17. 17. Union Cycliste Internationale
  18. 18. 8. In the recent Border-Gavaskar Trophy a couple of Australian cricketers were dropped for the 3rd Test, this included the likes of Shane Watson. Why ?
  19. 19. They failed to submit selfassessment, team tips report.
  20. 20. 9. I represented my country in hockey and was selected in the squad of 1992 Olympics games in Barcelona, however, the squad did not qualify for the tournament. I was also called up for trials to play in the 1996 Olympics but was ruled out by a hamstring injury. I have also represented my country in cricket. Who am I ?
  21. 21. Jonty Rhodes
  22. 22. 10*. Identify the sport
  23. 23. Wingsuit Flying
  24. 24. 11. In San Marino Grand Prix of 1994, two drivers were killed. One was Aryton Senna, the other was Roland Ratzenberger. Another driver had a near fatal crash in the practice session where he swallowed his tongue. Name this driver.
  25. 25. Rubens Barrichello
  26. 26. 12. Which game is played in seven-minute periods called 'chukkas'?
  27. 27. Polo
  28. 28. 13. In the Tour de France race, who is the 'lanterne rouge‘ (red lantern) ?
  29. 29. The overall last placed rider
  30. 30. 14. In Japanese sporting world, one of the more unusual memorabilia that can be purchased is the 'tegata'. This is sumo version of what ? (Hint: This is memorabilia of sumo wrestlers)
  31. 31. Autograph Tegata consists of a hand print of the wrestler accompanied by his fighting name written in calligraphic style by the wrestler himself. The ink for the handprint itself can be either red or black. Original tegata can be quite expensive, but printed copies of the most popular wrestlers can be obtained very inexpensively.
  32. 32. 15*. "If we lose, it will be the biggest upset in the history of sports." This was a modest statement by a coach in 1992 (an Olympic year). Who is 'we'?
  33. 33. US National Basketball Team
  34. 34. 16. In which winter sport are the terrains designated as Green Circles, Blue Squares and Black Diamonds ?
  35. 35. Alpine Skiing
  36. 36. 17. The D/L method was first used in international cricket in the second game of the 1996-97 One Day International series between X and Y. Identify Both X and Y.
  37. 37. Zimbabwe and England
  38. 38. 18. On 1 January 2010, at the age of 19 years, 32 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess player in history to be ranked world No. 1, breaking the record held by X. Identify X.
  39. 39. Vladimir Kramnik
  40. 40. 19. Where is the headquarter of International Olympic Committee ?
  41. 41. Lausanne, Switzerland
  42. 42. 20*. He is the youngest ambassador of the UN World Food Program. He is also the first sportsperson to amass 10 million followers on Twitter. Who is He ?
  43. 43. Ricardo Kaka’
  44. 44. Infinite Bounce Each question carries 10 points
  45. 45. Rules • There are 12 questions in this round • Each question carries 10 marks • For the first six questions Infinite Bounce will go clockwise & for the remaining six questions it will be anti-clockwise. • The team to which the question has been originally asked will get 45 seconds to answer and if question gets passed rest of the teams will have to answer instantaneously
  46. 46. 1. Logo of which Tournament
  47. 47. Ryder Cup
  48. 48. 2. The current List A cricket competition in Indian domestic cricket is the X. It is named after Prof. X (known as the Grand Old Man of Indian cricket). Identify X.
  49. 49. Deodhar Trophy Named after Prof.D.B.Deodhar
  50. 50. 3. He was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the number one overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. In his first professional game he recorded 25 points, setting an NBA record for most points scored by a prep-to-pro player in his debut outing. In a late season match-up with the New Jersey Nets, he scored a season-high 41 points, becoming the youngest player in league history to score at least 40 points in a game at 19 years. He was eventually named the 2003–04 NBA Rookie of the Year.
  51. 51. LeBron James
  52. 52. 4. She was the first American woman to take first place in an Olympic event; she won the women's golf tournament, consisting of nine holes, with a score of 47 at the 1900 Paris games. These games were apparently so poorly organized that many competitors, including her, did not realize that the events they entered were part of the Olympics. Her mother also competed in the event, finishing tied for seventh, making it the first (and still only) Olympic event in which a mother and daughter competed at the same time. She was born in Calcutta, India in 1876.
  53. 53. Margaret Abbott
  54. 54. 5. He is renowned for making the first solo ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen and for being the first climber to ascend all fourteen "eightthousanders" (peaks over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft) above sea level).
  55. 55. Reinhold Messner
  56. 56. 6. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of a certain event, in 2004 Britain released a 50-pence coin that showed a stop clock at 3:59.4. Who was being honored?
  57. 57. Roger Bannister Best known for running the first mile in less than 4 minutes
  58. 58. REVERSE
  59. 59. 7. This tournament began in 1983 as a biennial contest. The tournament became an annual event after 1998, following its growth and popularity. The tournament is named after the ninth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia. ID the tournament.
  60. 60. Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
  61. 61. 8. The X, sometimes called the World Team Championships for Women, is a major international badminton competition contested by women's national badminton teams. First held in 1956-1957 and contested at three year intervals, it has been contested every two years since 1984 when its scheduled times and venues were merged with those of Thomas Cup, the world men's team championship.
  62. 62. The Uber Cup
  63. 63. 9.CONNECT
  64. 64. ASTANA The Cycling team
  65. 65. 10. Which great physicist, you can probably call him one of the founders of a major discipline in physics, played for the club Akademisk Boldklub ? He was a Goalkeeper.
  66. 66. Neils Bohr
  67. 67. 11. X is an American professional poker player. He has won a number of major events, including three at the World Series of Poker and two on the World Poker Tour. He donates his profit from tournament winnings to charities, primarily Children, Incorporated, earning him the nickname "the Robin Hood of poker“. He was elected into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2011. Identify X.
  68. 68. Barry Greenstein
  69. 69. 12. Which tournament was known as the Patriotic Tournament in 1917 ? What was special about this tournament?
  70. 70. The US Open It was the 37th staging of the U.S. National Tennis Championships and due to World War I, the only Grand Slam tennis event of the year.
  71. 71. Differential
  72. 72. Rules • 2n + 5 Marking Scheme • Each team gets 1 minute to write their answer.
  73. 73. 1. What is the name of the resort in Southern California that is generally recognised as the American Golf capital, due to the high number of golf courses and year round sun-shine?
  74. 74. Palm Springs
  75. 75. 2. Formerly a 400m sprint and 4x400m relay champion, his most famous moment was in defeat at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. The incident has been used in various sports motivational videos with the voice over ―he and his father finished dead last, but he and his father finished‖. Who?
  76. 76. Derek Redmond
  77. 77. 3. This sport is governed by the Lausanne-based organisation FITA. The letter T stands for ‘Tir’. Which sport?
  78. 78. Archery (Federation International deTir a l’Arc).
  79. 79. 4. X has won 6 Olympic medals (5 golds-Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney) in an endurance sport. Considered as one of the legends in his sport, X is also the BEST BRITISH OLYMPIAN OF ALL TIME according to a poll conducted by BBC before the London Games. His feat of 5 golds by Britishers has only been surpassed by cyclist Bradd Wiggins and Chris Hoy. X took the Olympic flame from David Beckham and entered the Olympic stadium. ID X.
  80. 80. Sir Steven Redgrave
  81. 81. 5. This is a Western Australian vernacular term for the cooling afternoon sea breeze which occurs during summer months in south west coastal areas of Western Australia. The sea breeze occurs because of the major temperature difference between the land and sea. This breeze regularly passes the pitch at WACA and aids swing bowlers. The often intense Perth heat is famously eased in the afternoon by this breeze.
  82. 82. Freemantle Doctor or Freo Doctor or The Doctor
  83. 83. 6. A recently issued note to commemorate what?
  84. 84. Rubel issued for 2014 Sochi Winter Games
  85. 85. 7. Ball of which sport ?
  86. 86. Sepak takraw
  87. 87. 8. Since its introduction in the Beijing Asian Games in 1990, it is the only event in which India has managed to win all 6 Men's gold medal and the first women's gold came in 2010 with the introduction of the women’s category of the sport in the same year. What sport is this?
  88. 88. Kabaddi
  89. 89. 9. Connect
  90. 90. FLINTOFF
  91. 91. 10.CONNECT
  92. 92. AC MILAN
  93. 93. 11. What would a layman (like one of us from cricket-crazy India) call the Webb Ellis cup?
  94. 94. Rugby World Cup
  95. 95. 12. X is the first Indian representative to compete in luge at the Winter Olympic Games. He set a new Asian speed record after beating previous record and won gold medal in Asia Cup 2011 at Nagano in Japan. In 2012, he retained the Asian title by winning the Gold Medal at the Asia Cup in Nagano and setting a new Asian track record. He has been taking part in winter Olympics since 1998. Who is X?
  96. 96. Shiva Keshavan
  97. 97. 13. His father rose to be manager of the Hispano-Suiza factories. He showed a completely different bent of mind, coming up with inventions such as a ball throwing machine (1927), an anti-vibration pad (1960), a metal racket (1963) and the 1936 apparel creation that famously bears his name. Who?
  98. 98. Rene’ Lacoste
  100. 100. RULES • The team with highest score gets to choose its category first • Each category has two questions(10 points each) • If a team fails to answer any question, other teams get to pounce on it within 15 seconds.(+15,-5)
  103. 103. 1.Connect
  104. 104. These three and their fathers are the only father/son duo to win the European Club Championships/UEFA Champions league for the same club.
  105. 105. 2. The game was played despite the disaster in order to prevent further violence. The tragedy resulted in all English football clubs being placed under an 5 year ban by UEFA from all European competitions. The disaster was later described as "the darkest hour in the history of the UEFA competitions". What was the disaster?
  106. 106. Heysel Stadium Disaster The Heysel Stadium disaster occurred on 29 May 1985 when escaping fans were pressed against a wall in the Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium, before the start of the 1985 European Cup Final between Juventus of Italy and Liverpool of England. Thirty-nine Juventus fans died and 600 were injured.
  107. 107. Olympics
  108. 108. 1. He almost did not go to the 1960 Rome Olympics, because of a fear of flying but was eventually convinced by trainer Joe Martin. A mostly fun Olympic campaign where his outgoing nature earned him the title ―Mayor of the Olympic Village‖ culminated in a gold medal win against Ziggy Pietrzykowski that would launch a career of epic proportions. Who?
  109. 109. Muhammad Ali
  110. 110. 2. Better known for reviving the games, “The Father of Modern Olympics” won a gold medal in the 1912 Stockholm games in X. What is X?
  111. 111. Mixed Literature for his poem Ode to Sports
  112. 112. Motorsports
  113. 113. 1.Identify the Driver Hint: Made headlines some days back in the Daytona Bay Sprint Cup Race(NASCAR)
  114. 114. Danica Patrick Danica Sue Patrick (born March 25, 1982) is an American auto racing driver, model and advertising spokeswoman. She is the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing she is the only woman to win a race in the Indy Car Series. She competed in the series from 2005 to 2011. In 2012 she competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and occasionally in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. For the 2013 season, Danica drives the #10 Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Sprint Cup Series, and a limited Nationwide Series schedule for Turner Motorsports. In 2013, Danica became the fastest pole qualifier to qualify since 1990 for the Daytona 500. Danica is the first female NASCAR driver to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole, which was also done at Daytona.
  115. 115. 2. Karl-Jochen Rindt was a German formula one racing driver who represented Austria during his career. Rindt was also highly successful in other singleseater formulae, as well as sports car racing. In 1965 he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, driving a Ferrari 250LM in partnership with Masten Gregory from the United States of America. What is his unique achievement in Formula one ?
  116. 116. He is the only driver to posthumously win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship (in 1970), after being killed in practice for the Italian Grand Prix.
  117. 117. TENNIS
  118. 118. 1. He is the tallest player ever on the ATP Tour and holds the fastest serve recorded in professional tennis, measured at 156 mph. Which tennis player, whose record of 78 aces in a single match was broken by both John Isner and Nicolas Mahut in the longest match in tennis history at the first round of 2010 Wimbledon Championships?
  119. 119. Ivo Karlovic
  120. 120. 2. In 1954, he became the first Asian player to win the boy's singles title at Wimbledon, beating Ashley Cooper in the final. In 1959, X played in the men's singles competition at Wimbledon losing in the third round to Alex Olmedo. Later that year, playing for India in the Davis Cup, X defeated Australia's Rod Laver (the Wimbledon runner-up) in four sets. In 1959 he moved up to the world rank of 3. These performances gained X seventh seeded status at Wimbledon in 1960, he reached the semi-finals losing to the eventual champion, Neale Fraser. In 1961, X reached the Wimbledon semi-finals by beating Roy Emerson in straight sets, but lost in the semis to eventual champion Rod Laver. X received his highest seeding at Wimbledon (#4) in 1962 but had to withdraw mid-tournament due to an ankle injury.
  121. 121. Ramanathan Krishnan
  122. 122. Mixed Bag
  123. 123. 1. Identify the gentleman in question. In the Ranji Trophy final of 1968-69 he scored 96 and 84 for the losing side. In 1962, he led India to a significant triumph – something that has not been repeated since then. Who and what triumph? BONUS:(+5) He is also first Indian player to get an offer from a foreign football clubY. Identify Y.
  124. 124. Chuni Goswami-1962 India’s only Asian Games Gold in football Y- Tottenham Hotspurs
  125. 125. 2. The maximum allowable length of these is calculated as the mean of the following: the length of the elbow bone and the distance from the top of the chest, near the throat to the middle finger when the arms are stretched out. Despite the prescribed calculations, recent allegations during the Olympics have ignited speculation that the length ought to be measured prior to competitions. Length for what?
  126. 126. Prosthetic limbs for athletes
  127. 127. CRICKET
  128. 128. 1. • • • • • • Identify the tournament and Y(very specific) Captain – Ajay Jadeja Vice Captain – Anil Kumble Coach – Kris Srikkanth Manager – Chitrak Mishra Group Stage opponents – Australia, Canada and Y. Y had players like Curtly Ambrose, Richie Richardson, EldineBaptiste etc.
  129. 129. X-‘98 Commonwealth Games Y-specific answer Antigua and Barbuda
  130. 130. 2.ID the man on the right
  131. 131. Mohsin Khan- Pakistan coach in 2011 and Pakistani batsman in 80’s Holds the record for lowest team score to include a century. Scored 101 against India when Pakistan got all out for 135.
  132. 132. Mega Connect
  133. 133. RULES • There are 10 questions in this round • Each question carries 10 points • The mega-connect (only rational connection between all questions)
  134. 134. 1. +100 -45 “You No.14 did not allow me to move“ NO.14 was Gautam Sarkar a player of Mohun Bagan Athletic Club. The year was ‘77. PlaceEden Gardens, Kolkata. Whose quote was this?
  135. 135. Pele’
  136. 136. 2. +90 -40 The captain X of the UEFA Champions League winning team was handed over the trophy by Y. X and Y had played against each other during 85-87. Identify X and Y.
  137. 137. • X-Paolo Maldini • Y-Michael Platini
  138. 138. 3.The only player to have played for all the 4 clubs. +80 -35
  139. 139. RONALDO
  140. 140. 4. +70 -30 X-the current sporting director of Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala was gifted a Buggati Veyron by owner Suleyeman Kerimov on his 38th birthday, when X moved to Anzhi for his last season(2011-12). His last season was marred with controversy as he became a subject to racial abuses as Russian fans threw bananas at him frequently.
  141. 141. Roberto Carlos
  142. 142. 5. +60 -25 X and Mario Zagallo of Brazil are the only two people to have won the World Cup as player and Manager. Identify X.
  143. 143. Franz Beckenbauer
  144. 144. 6. +50 -20 Known as the black spider for his distinctive all black outfit and unbelievable abilities which suggested he had 8 arms, he was the only keeper in world cup history to concede a goal directly from a corner kick in 1962. He won the Ballon Dór the next year.
  145. 145. Lev Yashin
  146. 146. 7. +40 -15 On June 2011 Raul Varane who just finished 23 games for Lens was preparing for his exams on the next day. He got a call from the sporting director of ---- congratulating him for his performance and asking him if he would like to join ---- . Varane thinking it to be a crank call, hung up on the caller. Who called?
  147. 147. Zinedine Zidane
  148. 148. 8.Identify the one blacked out +30 -10
  149. 149. Roberto Baggio
  150. 150. 9. +20 -5 On his 1000th goal, the play had to be stopped for 20minutes to allow for celebrations by his fans. Although FIFA congratulated him on his milestone goal, it stated that he was officially on 929 goals as 77 came in youth football and others in unofficial matches. Who is this player whose senior career spanned for JUST 24 years?
  151. 151. Romario
  152. 152. 10. +10 X is the holder of the FIFA Goal of the Century, an online poll by in 2002. X was the host of a TV show La Noche Del 10 which had guests like Zidanne, Crespo, Ronaldo, Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, Mike Tyson.ID X.
  153. 153. Maradona
  155. 155. 1. • • • • Caesar David Alexander Charlemagne These are connected to particular game or sport?
  156. 156. King’s of a standard French Deck of Cards
  157. 157. 2. • The six keys movements of the which Olympic sport include wind up, move in rhythm, balance, right leg engine, orbit and delivery?
  158. 158. Discuss Throw
  159. 159. 3. CONNECT
  160. 160. Sir Ravindra Jadeja
  161. 161. 4. • Murderball is a 2005 American documentary about the fierce rivalry between the US and Canadian teams leading up to the 2004 Games. The sport chronicled the extreme violence and collisions that affected already incapacitated athletes. What sport was this documentary about?
  162. 162. Wheelchair Rugby
  163. 163. • Originally a show tune from Rogers and Hammerstein musical Caraousel, this 1945 has been subsequently re-recorded by Frank Sinatra, Gerry and the PaceMakers, Elvis Presley. Even Pink Floyd adapted this song and interpolated it into their own song Fearless. • The Gerry and the PaceMakers version can be heard almost every alternate weekend somewhere and it’s generally mistaken to be a song by the Beatles.
  164. 164. We will never walk alone
  165. 165. What does this the photo depict and why was it a failure ?
  166. 166. Manchester United fans mocking Manchester City that they haven’t won the EPL for the past 33 years and failure cuz they won last year.
  167. 167. This club is the National club of India
  168. 168. Mohun Bagan Atheletic Club table
  169. 169. In 1992 World Cup held in Australia, who was Daddles?
  170. 170. The duck who appeared on the screen after someone scored a duck table
  171. 171. • Maj. Dhyan Chand, “____ selects himself. I have to select the rest of the team.” • Which 4 time Olympic medallist is being spoken about over here?
  172. 172. Leslie Claudius
  173. 173. What traditional annual university event does this course denote?
  174. 174. The Boat Race.. Oxford Vs Cambridge
  175. 175. Who is the only cricketer to have won four consecutive Man of the Match award in ODIs ?
  176. 176. Sourav Ganguly