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12th TRIVIA QUIZ SPORTS QUIZ (first thematic quiz). Claudy Rayan. 1. 99.94 is not equal to 100 !. In the 5th Test of the series at the AMP Oval, when Sir Don Bradman just needing 4 runs to make his career average 100 or more, was bowled by a second ball googly for zero. Who is the bowler ?.

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12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

12th TRIVIA QUIZ

SPORTS QUIZ

(first thematic quiz)

Claudy Rayan


12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

1

99.94 is not equal to 100 !

In the 5th Test of the series at the AMP Oval, when Sir Don Bradman just needing 4 runs to make his career average 100 or more, was bowled by a second ball googly for zero. Who is the bowler ?


12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

Eric Hollies (England).


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2

What is Brian Lara’s daughter’s name ?


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Sydney


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3

Gunter's Chain is a measuring device (designed and introduced in 1620 by Edmund Gunter) used for accurate land survey by triangulation. It consists of a chain formed of 100 long wire links, with brass tags along the chain for intermediate measurement. One of its lasting legacies is as a very well known length. Of what?


12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

Cricket Pitch (22 yards). Gunter’s Chain is 66 feet long.


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4

His father was a midfielder in the bronze medal winning Indian field hockey team at the 1972 Munich Olympics. His mother captained the Indian basketball team in the 1980 Asian basketball championship. Name the great grandson of a famous Bengali poet.


12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

Leander Paes

The Bengali poet is Michael Madhusudan Dutt.


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5

Connect:

Malcolm Nash, Tilak Raj, Daan van Bunge, Stuart Broad


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Six sixes in an over

Garry Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh


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He won a total of nine gold and three silver medals in the 12 events in

which he competed at the Olympic Games from 1920 to 1928. In 1932 he

was unable to compete at the Olympics, as he had received money for his

running and was thus considered a professional. Who ?


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Paavo Johannes Nurmi

(Finland)


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7


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Meher Khalil


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8

On July 2, 1994, Andres Escobar was shot outside "El Indio" bar, located in a Medellin suburb. Why he was killed ?


12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

He scored a own goal in a match against the USA on 22 June during the 1994 FIFA World Cup. The USA won the game 2–1, and as a result, Colombia was eliminated from the tournament in the first round.


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9


12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

1972 Munich Massacre

A Black September commando appears on the balcony of the Connollystrasse

building where the Israeli team members were held.


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10


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10

Perfect 10 !!

A V Jayaprakash (Anil Kumble)

Nadia Comaneci

Old Trafford ground before start (Jim Laker)


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‘Blue Ribbon Sports’ was founded by University of Oregon track athlete Philip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman in January 1964. How do we know this company today ?


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NIKE

Officially became Nike, Inc. in 1978. The company takes its name from the Greek goddess of victory


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Yauheni Hutarovich (Belarus)


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In 2009 Tour de France Hutarovich finished 156th in General Classification, and became the Lanterne Rouge.

Lanterne rouge means Red Lantern in French


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13

Multi-talented sportsman Max Woosnam, an Olympic and Wimbledon champion at lawn tennis and one-time captain of the England national football team, once defeated actor and film director Charlie Chaplin in a table tennis match. What is so special about this match ?


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He played with a butter knife instead of a racket !!


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14


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Florence Griffith-Joyner


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Name the Indoor version of Baseball which was invented by George Hancock in Chicago, Illinois. The first game was played using a rolled up boxing glove as a ball and a broomstick as a bat. Which game ?


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Softball


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16

He was killed in a crash while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Pix, the most recent Grand Prix driver to die at the wheel of a Formula One car.

As track officials examined the wreckage of his racing car they found a furled Austrian flag. Why the flag was inside his car ?


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A victory flag that he was going to raise in honour of Austrian Roland Ratzenberger, who had died on that track the day before.


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17


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Andy Roberts, Michael Holding, Colin Croft and Joel Garner,


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18

Name the only Indian wicket keeper having a Test wicket as a bowler ?

His first test bowling figure was 0.1-0-0-0


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Syed Kirmani

He bowled Pakistani opener Azeem Hafiz in the Second innings of the Third Test match against Pakistan at Nagpur (1983)


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19


12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

Shaun Marsh and Manny Ramirez


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20

He played cricket and was coached by cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. After being rejected by a number of American universities, he attended Sydenham College. While at the college he played on the school's rugby team and competed at the Western India Championships, winning a silver medal in boxing. He is also a former member of India's international rugby team. Who ?


12th trivia quiz sports quiz first thematic quiz

Rahul Bose !!!


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Get up and fight, sucker!

21


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Sonny Liston

The photographer Neil Leifer with Ali


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22

What is common to Deepak Shodhan, Lala Amarnath, Hanumant Singh,

Abbas Ali Baig, Surinder Amarnath and Pravin Amre?


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Centuries on debut, never scored another century in their careers.


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23

Name this fastest Indian (100m in 10.3s)


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P. Anil Kumar (Kerala)


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24


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Garry Kasparov

Vladimir Kramnik

Veselin Topalov

Viswanathan Anand

The only 4 players who have ever exceeded a FIDE rating of 2800


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25


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Jahangir Khan (right) and Jansher Khan of Pakistan


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From the age of 5 to 15, she trained as a gymnast in her hometown of Volgograd. She ultimately left the sport because she was considered too tall (1.74m) to be competitive.


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Yelena Gadzhievna Isinbaeva (Russia)

26 world records (14 outdoor and 12 indoor)


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27


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Grand Slam "boxed set"

Doris Hart

Margaret Court

Martina Navratilova


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28

Arnulfo Quimare and ultra-runner Scott Jurek in Mexico's Copper Canyons.


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Tarahumara tribe

The best long-distance runners in the world.


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29a

30 marks


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Ridley Jacobs and Mark Waugh


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29b

Whose autobiography is “Out of my comfort zone”

20 marks


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29c

15 marks


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Shavir Tarapore


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29d

10 marks


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Dr. Pushpa Dravid


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30a

20 marks


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30b

I was named after the American Inventor Thomas Alva Edison. I co-starred with Sylvester Stallone and Michael Caine in the 1981 film ‘Escape to Victory’. I am best known by my nickname which I got because of my mispronunciation of one of my favorite players.

15 marks


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30c

I closed my sporting career with an exhibition match between New York Cosmos and Santos. I played first half for Cosmos and second half for Santos. My autobiography is titled MyLife and the beautiful game.

10 marks


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Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Pele)


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31a

When he was 16, he began working in a Bata shoe factory in Zlin. One day, the factory sports coach, who was very strict, pointed at four boys, including him, and ordered to run in a race. He protested that he his weak and not fit to run. Coach sent him for a physical examination, and the doctor said that he was perfectly well. So he had to run, and when he got started, he wanted to win. But only came in second out of 100. That’s how he started !

30 marks


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31b

His wife Dana (born the same day as her husband) was an outstanding athlete in her own right in the javelin throw. She won the gold medal in the 1952 Summer Olympics and the silver medal in the 1960 Summer Olympics. At Olympic victory press conference, he claimed that he had inspired her, for that she replied "Really? Okay, go inspire some other girl and see if she throws a javelin fifty meters !!"

20 marks


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31c

He decided at the last minute to compete in the marathon for the first time in his life. His strategy for the marathon was simple: he raced alongside Jim Peters, the British world-record holder. After a punishing first fifteen kilometers in which Peters knew he had overtaxed himself, he asked the Englishman what he thought of the race thus far. The astonished Peters told him that the pace was too slow, at which point he simply accelerated. Peters never finished. He ran an Olympic record race.

15 marks


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31d

He won gold in the 5 km and 10 km runs in 1952 Helsinki Olympics before winning the Marathon gold. He famously said “If you want to win something, run the 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.” Name the ‘Czech Locomotive’ !

10 marks


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Emil Zatopek


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32a

30 marks


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32b

At the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, she became the first woman ever to sharean Olympic podium with men. She is also the first woman in equestrianism to win an Olympic medal. (She won silver medals at the 1952 and 1956 Summer Olympics in dressage.)

25 marks


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32c

In 1944, at the age of 23, she was paralyzed by polio. She gradually regained use of most of her muscles, although she remained paralyzed below the knees. Name the Danish equestrian athlete.

20 marks


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Lis Hartel (1921 –2009)


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