National Sports Day
Quiz
IIT Kharagpur
Infinite bounce and pounce.
No limit on number of
pounces.
4 Rounds:
Rules of the
game
Written with differential – 6
Qs
...
Written Round
Id the footballer.
X’s Magic Football is a series
written by the player blanked
out in the picture.
He cited Roald Dalh’s ...
Frank Lampard
Identify the gentleman
receiving the Ati Vishisht
Seva Medal from the
president of India
2
Subedar Major Vijay Kumar
Who flipped the coin at the Wimbledon finals this year?
3
Pinki Sonkar, representing
Smile Train at Wimbledon
Recently released
commemorative stamp
honouring which US
Open legend?
4
Althea Gibson
 She won 11 major titles, becoming the first African-American player
to win a grand slam tennis title.
 S...
Still from the song Ding ding ding from a Telugu movie – Gunde Jaari
Gallanthayyinde. ID the blanked out person making her...
Jwala Gutta
A recent addition to the Chinese Parliament. ID him.
6
Yao Ming
Clockwise - Infinite
Bounce and Pounce
+10/-5 for pounce
Connect
1
Indian Badminton League
 Banga Beats
 Hyderabad Hotshots
 Delhi Smashers
 Mumbai Masters
 Pune Pistons
 Awadhe War...
ID the two names
blanked out
2
Wim Koevermans – coach of
Indian national Football team
Name the company
 X is a company established in 1922 by Lala Arjan Das Kohli. Their
products are used in over 148 countr...
Stag
How are they connected
through movies?
 X represented Great Britain at the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympic
Games, and the W...
X – Bob Anderson, Y – David
Prowse
 Prowse played the role of Darth Vader and Andersson was the stunt
double for his lig...
What was the inspiration for the
shape of the roller coaster?
 Formula Rossa is a launched roller coaster located at Fer...
The Monza Circuit
Extract from an autobiography.
Name the player and the book.
 “When Germany was four goals down, a ball hit Allen's pad ...
Major Dhyan Chand’s Goal
Which is the sport being
referenced here?
 Historians and journalists are not able to come to an agreement
about the exi...
X – Mandingo fighting, Y –
Quentin Tarantino
A non-exhaustive list of their
lesser known interests
 Football
 Hamburger SV
 Olympiacos FC
 Tennis
 US Open
 Roge...
Sponsorship by Emirates
 Arsenal, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and a huge list
of other teams
Connect (Non-exhaustive)
9
Chess Defenses
 English
 French
 Sicilian
 Caro-Kann
 Alekhine
The latest edition of this trophy was won by the
Sree Ganesh Chundan team from Harippad
captained by Arun Kumar.
10
Nehru Trophy for the annual
boat race at Alappuzha
Scores
Written Round
10 for each and a bonus 20 for getting all – 100 points at stake
Who?
1
KS Ranjitsinhji
 Lakhotar Lake, Jamnagar, Gujarat
What are the names of the two
statues and where are they located?
2
The Bowler and The
Batsman, at Lord’s Cricket
Ground
What did this inspire?
3
The statue of five
goats, Guangzhou
Who? Where is this
located?
4
Thiery Henry, Emirates
Stadium
The is Memorial of the
Aranycsapat in Szeged.
To whom is this
dedicated to?
5
The Golden Team aka. The
Magical Magyars of Hungary
 World Record: (June 4, 1950 to Feb 19 1956) 42 victories, 7
draws, 1...
Who?
6
Harold ‘Dickie’ Bird
 Barnsley Town Centre
Who? Where?
7
Sir Matt Busby, Old Trafford
Memorial to two of the greatest F1 drivers at the Donington Park Circuit. ID them.
8
Ayrton Senna, Juan Fangio
Anti-clockwise – Infinite
Bounce and Pounce
+10/-5 for pounce
Where would you find this
written?
When Ivo goes back with the _____, the _____;
Studds, Steel, Read and Tylecote return...
The Ashes Urn
 Estádio do Maracanã is one of the most iconic football grounds in the
world. It is one of the crown jewels of Rio de Jan...
The fans wont stop peeing on
it.
 To avoid standing in long lines to the bathroom, fans often relieve
themselves on what...
Id the chorus at the end of
this song.
 <Audio clip of Meddle, Pink Floyd>
3
Fearless, Meddle by Pink
Floyd
What is ‘Khal Drogo’
performing?
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dE786RERGE
4
The Haka dance
5
Roger Federer teamed up with Tommy Haas at the Gerry
Weber Open in Halle this year. They lost their first round
match. ...
The rare (probably only) occasion where Federer
played without his trademark headband
May cover of X
Magazine. What was
the subject of the cover
photo?
6
Boston Magazine – The
Boston Marathon bombings
She won a Primetime
Emmy for Outstanding
performance in Classical
Music/Dance for her role
in the film Carmen on Ice.
This...
Katarina Witt
Explanation for what?
 X were officially banned from polo in the mid-1930s for safety
reasons, but the restriction was r...
Left-handed players in Polo
 To understand why, consider this: you’re driving merrily down the
road when all of a sudden...
ID this ‘famous’ hockey player
9
Kate Middleton
Who stats are these?
10
Michael Jordan
Sitter of the day: Who is the
subject of this book?
11
Lance Armstrong
WTGW
 In horse racing, the fastest qualifying horse would be placed on the
inside part of the course, next to the ______...
Pole-position
Result
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National Sports Day Quiz - Finals

Finals of the Sports quiz conducted by me on National Sports Day at IIT Kharagpur
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - National Sports Day Quiz - Finals

  • 1. National Sports Day Quiz IIT Kharagpur
  • 2. Infinite bounce and pounce. No limit on number of pounces. 4 Rounds: Rules of the game Written with differential – 6 Qs Clockwise – 10 Qs Written round – 8 Qs Anticlockwise – 12 Qs No DRS referrals allowed. The quiz master’s decision is final and binding.
  • 3. Written Round
  • 4. Id the footballer. X’s Magic Football is a series written by the player blanked out in the picture. He cited Roald Dalh’s BFG as his inspiration to write a book for young readers. The series follows X, who’s the leader of his gang and is also the captain of his football team. He’s written three books so far – X vs the Pirate Pillagers, X vs the Rowdy Romans and X vs the Cowboy’s Crew 1
  • 5. Frank Lampard
  • 6. Identify the gentleman receiving the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal from the president of India 2
  • 7. Subedar Major Vijay Kumar
  • 8. Who flipped the coin at the Wimbledon finals this year? 3
  • 9. Pinki Sonkar, representing Smile Train at Wimbledon
  • 10. Recently released commemorative stamp honouring which US Open legend? 4
  • 11. Althea Gibson  She won 11 major titles, becoming the first African-American player to win a grand slam tennis title.  She later became the African-American to qualify for the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour and played many LPGA tournaments in the 1960s.
  • 12. Still from the song Ding ding ding from a Telugu movie – Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde. ID the blanked out person making her item number debut. 5
  • 13. Jwala Gutta
  • 14. A recent addition to the Chinese Parliament. ID him. 6
  • 15. Yao Ming
  • 16. Clockwise - Infinite Bounce and Pounce +10/-5 for pounce
  • 17. Connect 1
  • 18. Indian Badminton League  Banga Beats  Hyderabad Hotshots  Delhi Smashers  Mumbai Masters  Pune Pistons  Awadhe Warriors
  • 19. ID the two names blanked out 2
  • 20. Wim Koevermans – coach of Indian national Football team
  • 21. Name the company  X is a company established in 1922 by Lala Arjan Das Kohli. Their products are used in over 148 countries which include netballs, basketballs, fitness equipment, gymnastics equipment and so on. Their most famous equipment is a ubiquitous presence in offices and Kgp hostels.  Peter Karlsson, a doubles world champion and single European champion is their brand ambassador. 3
  • 22. Stag
  • 23. How are they connected through movies?  X represented Great Britain at the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympic Games, and the World Championships in 1950 and 1953 in the sabre event. He finished tied for fifth in the team sabre event at Helsinki in 1952.  Y won the British heavyweight weightlifting championship in 1962 and the following two years. He represented England in the weightlifting event at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia. 4
  • 24. X – Bob Anderson, Y – David Prowse  Prowse played the role of Darth Vader and Andersson was the stunt double for his light sabre battles.
  • 25. What was the inspiration for the shape of the roller coaster?  Formula Rossa is a launched roller coaster located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Manufactured by Intamin, Formula Rossa is the world's fastest roller coaster with a top speed of 240 km/h (150 mph). The coaster train accelerates to its top speed in approximately 5 seconds using a hydraulic launch system which generates a release velocity similar to that of aircraft carrier steam catapults. The roller coaster track is 2.2 km (1.4 mi) in length, ranking it 6th in the world, behind Steel Dragon 2000, The Ultimate, The Beast, Fujiyama, and Millennium Force. 5
  • 26. The Monza Circuit
  • 27. Extract from an autobiography. Name the player and the book.  “When Germany was four goals down, a ball hit Allen's pad and rebounded. The Germans took full advantage of this and made a rush, netting the ball before we could stop it. That was the only goal Germany would score in the match against our eight, and incidentally the only goal scored against India in the entire Olympic tournament. India's goal-getters were Roop Singh, Tapsell and Jaffar with one each, Dara two and myself three “. 6
  • 28. Major Dhyan Chand’s Goal
  • 29. Which is the sport being referenced here?  Historians and journalists are not able to come to an agreement about the existence of a sport X in the 19th Century.  According to David Blight, the director of Yale’s Centre for Study of _______, X never happened. It wouldn’t be economical for the owners by risking death for their sportsmen. He argues that it was the invention of a 1970s novel and film X which Y took as reality. 7
  • 30. X – Mandingo fighting, Y – Quentin Tarantino
  • 31. A non-exhaustive list of their lesser known interests  Football  Hamburger SV  Olympiacos FC  Tennis  US Open  Rogers Cup  BNP Paribas Open  Formula One  Golf  Ryder Cup  Cricket  Kings XI Punjab 8
  • 32. Sponsorship by Emirates  Arsenal, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and a huge list of other teams
  • 33. Connect (Non-exhaustive) 9
  • 34. Chess Defenses  English  French  Sicilian  Caro-Kann  Alekhine
  • 35. The latest edition of this trophy was won by the Sree Ganesh Chundan team from Harippad captained by Arun Kumar. 10
  • 36. Nehru Trophy for the annual boat race at Alappuzha
  • 37. Scores
  • 38. Written Round 10 for each and a bonus 20 for getting all – 100 points at stake
  • 39. Who? 1
  • 40. KS Ranjitsinhji  Lakhotar Lake, Jamnagar, Gujarat
  • 41. What are the names of the two statues and where are they located? 2
  • 42. The Bowler and The Batsman, at Lord’s Cricket Ground
  • 43. What did this inspire? 3
  • 44. The statue of five goats, Guangzhou
  • 45. Who? Where is this located? 4
  • 46. Thiery Henry, Emirates Stadium
  • 47. The is Memorial of the Aranycsapat in Szeged. To whom is this dedicated to? 5
  • 48. The Golden Team aka. The Magical Magyars of Hungary  World Record: (June 4, 1950 to Feb 19 1956) 42 victories, 7 draws, 1 defeat ("Miracle of Berne") - 91.0% winning percentage ratio.  World Record: most consecutive games scoring at least one goal: 73 games (April 10, 1949 to June 16, 1957).  World Record: longest time undefeated in 20th and 21st centuries: 4 years 1 month (June 4, 1950 to July 4, 1954).  World Record: most collaborative goals scored between two starting players (Ferenc Puskás & Sándor Kocsis) on same national side (159 goals).
  • 49. Who? 6
  • 50. Harold ‘Dickie’ Bird  Barnsley Town Centre
  • 51. Who? Where? 7
  • 52. Sir Matt Busby, Old Trafford
  • 53. Memorial to two of the greatest F1 drivers at the Donington Park Circuit. ID them. 8
  • 54. Ayrton Senna, Juan Fangio
  • 55. Anti-clockwise – Infinite Bounce and Pounce +10/-5 for pounce
  • 56. Where would you find this written? When Ivo goes back with the _____, the _____; Studds, Steel, Read and Tylecote return, return; The welkin will ring loud, The great crowd will feel proud, Seeing Barlow and Bates with the _____, the _____; And the rest coming home with the _____. 1
  • 57. The Ashes Urn
  • 58.  Estádio do Maracanã is one of the most iconic football grounds in the world. It is one of the crown jewels of Rio de Janerio. It hosts Brazil’s important matches and is on track to host the World Cup Final in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016.  The stadium however, is falling apart. Over decades of gradual damage has corroded the stadium so much that it now has severe structural damage.  What specific reason has caused this damage at the Maracana? 2
  • 59. The fans wont stop peeing on it.  To avoid standing in long lines to the bathroom, fans often relieve themselves on whatever crucial support structure happens to be closest by.  There is even an anti-urine squad in place patrolling the stadium to stop fans from going anywhere they please.
  • 60. Id the chorus at the end of this song.  <Audio clip of Meddle, Pink Floyd> 3
  • 61. Fearless, Meddle by Pink Floyd
  • 62. What is ‘Khal Drogo’ performing?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dE786RERGE 4
  • 63. The Haka dance
  • 64. 5 Roger Federer teamed up with Tommy Haas at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle this year. They lost their first round match. However, something else caught the media’s attention and got more coverage than their defeat. What?
  • 65. The rare (probably only) occasion where Federer played without his trademark headband
  • 66. May cover of X Magazine. What was the subject of the cover photo? 6
  • 67. Boston Magazine – The Boston Marathon bombings
  • 68. She won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding performance in Classical Music/Dance for her role in the film Carmen on Ice. This also makes her the only person to have won an Olympic Gold as well as an Emmy. Who? 7
  • 69. Katarina Witt
  • 70. Explanation for what?  X were officially banned from polo in the mid-1930s for safety reasons, but the restriction was relaxed after World War II when polo players of any persuasion were a scarce lot. The USPA reinstated the X ban again in 1974 and it’s stuck: there are no more X polo players  X players are often thought to hit with less accuracy, but guide their ponies better than their peers. 8
  • 71. Left-handed players in Polo  To understand why, consider this: you’re driving merrily down the road when all of a sudden, coming straight at you, is a guy driving on the left side of the road. The panic you’d feel in that situation is just what a right-handed polo player feels when he and a lefty approach the ball from opposite directions.
  • 72. ID this ‘famous’ hockey player 9
  • 73. Kate Middleton
  • 74. Who stats are these? 10
  • 75. Michael Jordan
  • 76. Sitter of the day: Who is the subject of this book? 11
  • 77. Lance Armstrong
  • 78. WTGW  In horse racing, the fastest qualifying horse would be placed on the inside part of the course, next to the _______. This led to a commonly used term in motorsports today. 12
  • 79. Pole-position
  • 80. Result

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