BOSM SPORTS QUIZ 2012By – The Cute Kid, The Disheveled Kid & The Nerd Kid
FILL IN THE MISSING LINK 1904: Hall / T. Taylor 1964: Bene 1968: Kamamoto 1908: S. Nielsen 1972: Deyna 1912: Fuchs 1976: Szarmach 1920: Carlsson 1980: Andreyev 1924: Petrone 1984: Cvetković /Deverić /Xuereb 1928: Tarasconi 1988: Romário 1992: Juskowiak 1936: Frossi 1996: Crespo / Bebeto1948: Hansen / Nordahl 2000: Zamorano 1952: Mitić / Zebec 2004: Tévez 2008: G. Rossi 1956: ?? 2012: Leandro Damião 1960: H. Nielsen
NEVILLE D’ SOUZAHighest goal scorers in each Olympics (Football)
THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE APPEAR ON BOTH THE BATTING AND THE BOWLING HONOURS BOARD AT LORDS CRICKET GROUND. Sir Gubby Allen Sir Ian Botham Ray Illingworth Andrew Flintoff Stuart Broad Keith Miller (Australia) ___________ (India)
India won it‟s first individual medal at the Olympics when KD Jadhav won a silver in the 1952 Games in wrestling. However before the selection for Helsinki Olympics, Jadhav alleged that nepotism among officials prevented him from getting selected for the Olympics. According to him, they intentionally gave him one point less than the eventual winner at the Madras Nationals, and this ruled him out of the Olympics. He did not bow down to corrupt officialdom and appealedto Maharaja of X seeking justice. Fortunately the Maharaja of X loved sports, saw his point, and arranged his entry in Olympic trials where he floored his opponent and won an entry in the Olympics. Maharaja of X was also known as the owner of the highest cricket ground in Chail and in fact represented Indian in tests.
ID X AND YNo Más Fight, is one of the most famous fights in boxing history. Taking place on November 25, 1980 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, United States it was the second of three bouts between the pair. It gained its famousappellation in the end of the eighth round when Y turned away from X , towards the referee and quit by saying "No más" (Spanish for "No more").Y claimed that he quit because of stomach cramps, which started to bother him in the fifth round. He said the cramps occurred because he took off weight too quickly, then ate too much after the morning weigh-in, but his manager, CarlosEleta, said Y always ate that way before a fight. “Y didnt quit because of stomach cramps," Eleta said. "He quit because he was embarrassed."Ys stature in his home country, Panama, took a dramatic dive after the fight. The immediate reaction was shock, followed by anger. Within hours, commercials featuring Y (in both Panama and the United States) were ordered off the air.
One of the most famous lines from a sports flick –„God made countries, God makes kings, and the rules by which they govern. And those rules say that the Sabbath is His. And I for one intend to keep it that way. ‟ By whom and in which movie?
He won the Bengal province 100 yards sprint title for seven consecutive years from 1894 to 1900 and set a meet record in 1898-99. He also won the 440 yards (¼ mile) run and the 120 yards hurdles.He studied at Saint Xaviers College, Calcutta, and is credited with the first hat- trick in an open football tournament in India, for Saint Xaviers against Sovabazar in July 1897. He later moved to the United States where he became a silent film. He acted alongside Hollywood legends like Ronald Colman in films like Beau Geste (1926), Clara Bows father in Dancing Mothers(1926) and Tonight at Twelve (1929). He also appeared in several Broadway shows. He died in Los Angeles of a brain malady. ID
WHICH PLAYER ARE WE TALKING ABOUT? Although Xs high school coach, Ian Hyde-Lay, sent letters of inquiry and highlight reels on Xs behalf to over 30 American universities, X was not recruited by any university, until Santa Clara coach Dick Davey requestedvideo footage of the young guard. After watching X in person, Davey said he"was nervous as hell just hoping that no one else would see him. It didnt takea Nobel Prize winner to figure out this guys pretty good. It was just a case of hoping that none of the big names came around.“ However, Davey also told X that he was "the worst defensive player" he had ever seen
WHICH MOVIE? Steele: I want _______ to dress in my place Coach. He deserves it.Dan Devine: [laughs] Dont be ridiculous, Georgia Tech is one of the top offense teams in the country. [Steele continues to stand and stare at the Devine] Dan Devine: You are an All-American and our Captain, act like it! Steele: I believe I am. [lays his jersey down on Devines desk and walks out]
In NBA terminology, what is the 50-40-90 club?
Shooting percentage at or above 50% for field goals, 40% for three-point field goal, and 90% for free throws during an entire NBA season while also achieving the NBA league minimum number of makes in each category
Video Ad – Identify all the F1 drivers in the ad. No points for Michael Schumacher
IDENTIFY BY THE QUOTES• “In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol - it was the worst 20 minutes of my life.”• “There have been a few players described as the new X over the years, but this is the first time its been a compliment to me..”• ID the speaker and also the person being spoken about in the second quote
ID X X later wrote in his blog: "People, this is the greatest moment of my life. If you ask me, it should be accepted and we should move on. I‟ve accepteddefeat, and there‟s nothing wrong with losing to the greatest ______ there has ever been". Yet, even after this statement, X has claimed that he won. A year after the race, Omega acknowledged that X had touched first, but not forcefully enough.
X = CAVIC X = Cavic.Talking about his loss to Phelps at the 2008 Beijing Olympics (in the Butterfly)
.In the 1924 Paris Games, USA‟s Robert LeGendre shattered the world long jump record with a leap of 25 feet, four inches. The long jumpgold was however won by the USA‟s DeHart Hubbard with a jump of 24 feet, five inches and LeGendre ended up winning just a bronze. How did this happen?
The oldest football tournament in Asia is also 3rd oldest in the world. The winners of the tournament are rather uniquely awarded 3trophies. One of them is named "Presidents Cup" ; of the other two,one is named after a city & the last one is the more famous trophy, by which the tournament is generally known. Name both.
WHOSE QUOTE? “Sachin Tendulkar was with me on that MRF Pace Foundation camp and we shared the room. I didn‟t even know he was Sachin Tendulkar, he was just another young boy and we shared the room and this was I think in 1987-88.We had come there to learn to bowl fast. They were lot of fast bowlers in that camp and there were no batsmen. And on day three when Dennis Lillee saw both of us bowling some loose deliveries swinging away from the right- handers and he said why don‟t you pad up since there are no batsmen in the nets. And Sachin then batted in the nets for half an hour, and we both came out of the nets and followed the coach. We were in a stage where we weretrying to impress the coach and I heard Dennis Lillee tell Sachin that batting is a better option for him than bowling and he was absolutely right. He definitely had an eye for Sachin, don’t know about me.”
On 16 December 2009, Fernandes accepted a "challenge" from Richard Branson, a fellow airline boss and the owner of Lotus fellow F1 newcomers Virgin Racing, where the losing teams boss should work on thewinners airline for a day dressed as a stewardess joking "The sexier the better. Our passengers will be delighted to be served by a Knight of the Realm, but knowing Richard, the real challenge will be to prevent him from asking our guests coffee, tea or me? That would be scary." On top of this, the team also produced a poster depicting Branson in an Air Asia uniform
Multi-purpose stadiums are a type of stadium designed to be easily used bymultiple types of events. While any stadium could potentially host more than one type of sport or event, this concept usually refers to a specific design philosophy that stresses multi-functionality over specificity. It is used most commonly in Canada and the United States where the two most popularoutdoor team sports, football and baseball, require radically different facilities. Football uses a rectangular field while baseball is played on a diamond. This requires a particular design to accommodate both, usually an oval. While building stadiums in this way means that sports teams and governments can share costs, it also imposes some challenges.What is the name by which such stadia are known? A very famous example of such a stadium is MCG
BATTLE OF SURFACESThe Battle of Surfaces was a mens tennis exhibition match that was held on May 2, 2007, between Roger Federer, then the top-ranked mens player,and Rafael Nadal, then World No. 2. The match was played in the capital city of Nadals home island, Palma de Mallorca, in front of a home crowd at Palma Arena. Nadal won 7–5, 4–6, 7–6
The unofficial title of "worlds fastest man" typically goes to the Olympic 100metre champion. In 1996, the host of NBCs Olympics coverage Bob Costas,and others, pointed out that Xs gold-medal performance in the 200 m (19.32seconds) was faster than Ys 100 m performance (9.84 seconds) in that 19.32divided by two is 9.66. Y later dismissed Costas comments as "a person who knew nothing about track talking about it with a lot of people listening", nonetheless, the sportscasters remarks touched a nerve. Something was done as a consequence. What?
The player alongside shares his first name from one of the pioneers of motor racing and automobile industry. He has dropped his father‟s surname so that there are fewer comparisonsbetween him and his father, who was one of the best players of his generation. He has three younger brothers, Luca, Theo, and Elyaz. Both Luca and Theo play for Real Madrids youth teams. ID him.
ENZO ZIDANEEnzo is the son of Zinedine Zidane, but Enzo has taken Enzo Fernández as his commonly formal name to release the stress of Zidane.
ID XWhile caddying for X in the 2005 President‟s Cup, Paul Tesori wore a hat that had the message „Tiger Who‟ inscribed at the back. When asked about it, X said “"I dont know where he got that hat, but I said, Why not?" After Tiger Woods defeated X 2-1, he was asked about the question on the back of Tesoris hat. Woods responded, "He knows the answer.“
ID X & YY on X : ”X has a small problem, he thinks he can‟t kill himself because he believes in God and I think that is very dangerous.”
WHICH COUNTRY? On March 29, 2007, Mihalis Filopoulos, a 22 year old fan, was stabbed to death at Paiania, during a pre-arranged clash between hooligans of the two clubs. That incident caused major upset in the country and sparked a largepolice investigation into the organized supporters scene, while all team sport events in the country were suspended for two weeks.
Bayern Munich was invited to play Ajax in 1978, but, after no one received them at the airport and they were made to stay in a sub-par hotel, the Bavarians thrashed Ajax 8-0. In 2006, they apologized for this. Why?
"The Birdman" with 9 gold medals at the Summer X games has been married thrice, and has four kids. He is also the first person in his sport to land a 900 [named, like other things in the sport, for the two and a half (360*2 + 180 =900) mid-air revolutions]However, most of us know him for a bunch of video games that bear his name. What is Anthony better known as?
The liverpool logo has undergone two significant changes, one is theaddition of the Shankly gates (with"Youll never walk alone" enscribed on them), what is the second [something was added in 1992]?
Flames were added in honor of those who died during the Hillsborough
"He observed many of the best Iranian tennis players in action but he was never allowed to play. Eventually he snuck onto one of the courts but hisfirst racquet was destroyed by an outraged armed guard who kicked him out.He resorted to learning the game through the use of his hands or frying pans or broom handles. Y has often commented that his outrageous shotmaking ability resulted from mastering tennis using such unusual implements." Identify.
Hunter Helmsley insinuated that Glenn Jacobs had a failed relationship with Katie Vick and proceeded to have sex with her after she was killed in a carcrash. This feud led to videos showing Hunter Helmsley getting an enema and was, expectedly, quite unpopular with the fans. It all culminated on June 23, 2003, with what famous event happening?
Invented by Omar and Amir Sayed, this game can be played on a chess board and one of the reasons it was invented was to have a game that humans canbeat even the best computer programs at (or to advance artificial intelligence). Identify this game that has rabbits, elephants, horses, etc. and four trap squares
" At 7.30pm _____ ___ went into the bathroom for a quick shower. It was the last time anyone saw him alive. After 20 minutes, Naess and Jakobsson began to worry. They flicked the bathroom light on and off, almost jokingly. There was no response. They began to bang on the door. There was still no reply. Panicking, one ofthem grabbed a table knife and forced the flimsy lock. ____ ___ was slumped over the edge of the bathtub, unconscious." Whose death is described here? He inspired a nation that day last July when he captured the 100-meter breaststroke world championship, then dedicated his triumph to 77 fellowcountrymen killed three days earlier in the country‟s worst peacetime massacre.