Wednesday, January 28, 2009

QUIZZARDS ANNIVERSAR QUIZ #5

PENTATHLON EPISODE 5

QM- Prateek Vijayavargiya

This is the fifth among the series of quizzes we have planned as part
of the celebration of 5 years of the Quizzards_2k4 yahoo group.This is a Sports Quiz.

This edition saw 18 people attempting thw quiz.Sports being a favorite among most enthusiasts saw a high scoring quiz.


1.Identify this Indian boxer, who made headlines in 1998.

Ans.Dingko Singh (Won Gold at the 1998 Asian Games)
2.Who is the quickest driver to get a fine in F1, being fined $1,000 nine seconds into his career, after speeding in the pitlane and is also the youngest driver to score points in a Grand Prix, youngest to win pole position and also the youngest F1 race winner?

Ans.Sebastien Vettel

3.Connect this billionaire to the world of cricket.

Ans.Allen Stanford

4.Who is the only Indian athlete to have broken Milkha Singh’s 400 M record?

Ans.Paramjit Singh

5.Which boxer nicknamed "The Bayonne Bleeder”, served as the inspiration for the character of Rocky Balboa in the “Rocky” movie series?

Ans. Chuck Wepner
6.In 1845, Alexander Cartwright of New York City led the codification of an early list of rules (the so-called Knickerbocker Rules), from which today's rules have evolved. Which sport?

Ans.Baseball

7.X reached the Junior final at the 1958 Wimbledon Championships. He played on the India Davis Cup team from 1959 until 1973. His best Grand Slam singles performance was reaching the round of 16 at the 1962 Australian Championships. In doubles, his best Slam performance was reaching the Quarterfinals at the 1962 Australian Championships and 1973 Wimbledon Championships, both times with Jaidip Mukerjea.
Simply Identify X.

Ans.Premjit Lall

8.Which sport, which literally translated means "goat grabbing" is the national sport of Afghanistan?

Ans.Buzkashi

9.After Sir Don Bradman and Wally Hammond, who became The Next Batsman to Score Double Centuries in successive Innings?

Ans.Vinod Kambli

10.The author of “Unlimited Challenge”, which player’s World Championship Match in 1984 with Anatoly Karpov stretched over 5 Months and 48 Games?

Ans.Gary Kasparov

Scores for this edition:

Sands 4 ,Juggernaut 10, Priyadarshan Babu 10,
Somnath 10,Anubhav Chatterjee 4,Nirad 5,
Ankur 8,Prashant Mannur 4,Animesh 9
Prasoon 7,Swarun Krishna 9,Jaideep Kumar 6,
Anand Shankar 3,Harshal Modi 8,SR 9,
Shishir 4,Partha SG 9,Kamal Rathi 9

19 comments:

Kamal Rathi said...

1.Dingko Singh
2.Sebastian Vettel
3.
4.Paramjit Singh
5.Chuck Wepner
6.Baseball
7.Ramanathan Krishnan
8.Buzkashi
9.Vinod Kambli followed by Kumar Sangakara
10.Gary Kasporov

partha s g said...

1.Dingko Singh
2.Sebastian Vettel
3.Allen Sanford -the man behind the Sanford 20/20 in West Indies.
4.K. M. Binu
5.Chuck Wepner
6.Baseball
7.Premjit Lal
8.Buzkashi
9.Vinod Kambli
10.gary kasparov

partha

Shishir said...

1. Dingko Singh
2. Lewis Hamilton?
3. Allen[!?] Sanford
4.
5.
6.Baseball? i faintly remember a New York Knickerbockers. not sure if they are a baseball or basketball team though
7.
8.
9.
10.surely Garry Kasparov

Anonymous said...

1. Dingko Singh
2. Sebastian Vettel?
3. Allen Stanford, Super series etc..
4. Paramjit singh I think.. great qn
5. >>>
6. Baseball?
7. Premjit Lall?
8. Buzkashi
9. Graeme Smith?
10. Kasparov

-- SR

Grondmaster said...

My Answers:

1. Jitender Kumar - Silver at Commonwealth Games 1998
2. Emerson Fittipaldi - 1972 F1 Champion
3. Allen Stanford of the 2008 Stanford Super Series
4. Paramjeet Singh
5. Chuck Wepner
6. Baseball
7. Premjit Lall
8. Buzkashi
9. Vinoo Mankad
10. Garry Kasparov

Regards,
Harshal Modi

Anand Shankar said...

1.
2.lewis hamilton
3.Alan stanford of failed the 20-20 million dollar fame...
4.Chuck Johnson
5.boxing
7.dileep bose?
8.buskashi
9.kumar sangakkara??
10.garry kasparov??

Jaideep Kumar said...

1. Dingko Singh
2. Lewis Hamilton?
3. Stanford, sponsor of the T-20 series that took place in the West Indies in 2008
6. Baseball
7. Ramanathan Krishnan?
8. Buzkashi
9. Vinod Kambli
10. Gary Kasparov

Swarun Krishna said...

1-Dingko Singh
2-Sebastien Vettel
3-Allen Stanford
4-KM Binu
5-Chuck Wepner
6-Baseball
7-Premjit Lall
8-Buzkashi
9-Vinod Kambli
10-Garry Kasparov

Swarun Krishna

Prasoon said...

1)
2) Vettel
3) Stanford of the Stanford 20-20
4) Premjeet Singh?
5) Chuck Wepner
6) Baseball?
7) Premjit Lal
8)
9)
10) Kasparov

Animesh said...

1. Dingko Singh
2. Sebastian Vettel
3. Allen Stanford
4. Paramjeet Singh
5. Chuck Wepner
6. Baseball
7. Premjit Lall
8. Buzkashi
9. Sir Roger Bannister
10. Gary Kasparov

Cheers
Animesh

prashant said...

hi,

1. Dingko Singh???
2. Lewis Hamilton???
3. Kerry Packer???
4. Bahadur Singh???
5. Max Baer???
6. Basketball??
7. Ramanathan Krishnan???
8. Buzkashi??
9. Sir Gary Sobers??
10. Kasparov..

Prashant Mannur,
Bangalore.

ankur said...

1.DINGKO SINGH
2.SEBASTIAN VETTEL
3.ALAN STANFORD(TEXAS BILLIONAIRE START A T-20 LEAGUE WITH ECB)
4.K.M BINU
5.ROCKY MARCIANO
6.BASEBALL
7.PREMJIT LAL
8.BUZKASHI
9.VINOD KAMBLI
10.GARY KASPORAV

Nirad said...

1. DINGKO SINGH

2. I thought it might be Bruce McLaren, but now i'll ROBERT KUBICA

3. TED SANFORD OF TEXAS

4. P T USHA (i don't know any male runner)

5. pls forgive me for this ... ROCKY MARCIANO

6. BOXING

7. RAMANATHAN KRISHNAN

8. BUZKUSHI (the only sport i know in Afghan)

9. VINOD KAMBLI

10. GARY KASPAROV

Anubhav Chatterjee said...

Q1.BUNGO SINGH
Q2.LEWIS HAMILTON
Q3.SANFORD
Q6.BASEBALL
Q7.PREMJIT LAL
Q8.Buzkashi

somnath said...

1. Dingko Singh
2. Sebastian Vettel
3. He is Allan Stanford. Invested big time in West Indies cricket. Also famous for his 20-20 Super Series.
4. Paramjeet Singh
5. Chuck Wepner
6. Baseball
7. Premjit Lal
8. Buzkashi
9. Vinod Kambli
10. Garry Kasparov

Priyadarshan Babu said...

1. Dingko Singh
2. Sebastian Vettel
3. Allen Stanford.

Texan billionaire Allen Stanford offered Englands cricketers the greatest win bonus in the history of team sport, then declared that the Test cricket is boring, causing embarrassment for the English and Wales Cricket Board which regards the longer version of the game highly.

4. Paramjit Singh
5. Chuck Wepner
6. Baseball
7. Premjit Lal
8. Bushkashi
9. vinod Kambli
10. Gary Kasparov

Priyadarshan Babu

Juggernaut said...

1. dingko singh
2. sebastien vettel
3. allen stanford
4. paramjit singh
5. chuck wepner
6. baseball
7. premjit lal
8. buzkashi
9. vinod kambli
10. gary kasparov

sands said...

1.dinko singh
2.lewis hamilton
3.allen stanford
4.
5.
6.
7.premjit lal
8.
9.vinod kambli
10.

Prateek Vijayavargia said...

Looks like this Quiz was cracked left, right and centre!!! Good Job by all the participants...

Also Answer 8 should read "Buzkashi". I think there has been a typo there.

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