Quiz 051 : Mix Sports Quiz 02

Questions

01.) The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. In 1951 which city held the inaugural event?

02.) Regarded by many as the “Founder of Taekwon-Do”,who was the  martial artist who is a controversial figure in the history of the Korean martial art of taekwondo?

03.)  Handball is a team sport in which two teams pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team. A standard match consists of two periods of 30 minutes, and the team that scores more goals wins. How many members in a Handballl team?

04.) He was a record six-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), a record 19-time NBA All-Star, a 15-time All-NBA selection. At the time of his retirement at age 42 in 1989, He  was the NBA’s all-time leader in points scored (38,387), games played (1,560), minutes played (57,446), field goals made (15,837), field goal attempts (28,307), blocked shots (3,189), defensive rebounds (9,394), career wins (1,074), and personal fouls (4,657). He remains the all-time leader in points scored, field goals made, and career wins. Name this player?

05.) Who is the only person to win a gold medal at both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games in different disciplines?

06.) Who is the only athlete to win Winter and Summer Olympic medals in the same year (1988)?

07.) Who was the  British middle-distance athlete and neurologist who ran the first sub-4-minute mile?

08.) This rugby player led his country, South Africa, to win its first Rugby World Cup in 1995. The story behind the South African team’s victory was made into a 2009 movie called Invictus directed by Clint Eastwood, where the South African captain’s role was played by actor Matt Damon. Who is this sportsman?

09.)  Name the famous Golf Tournament held bi-annually between teams of players from United States and Europe, played since 1927?

10.) This renowned Chess Grandmaster is the current World Chess Champion, World Rapid Chess Champion, and World Blitz Chess Champion. His peak classical rating of 2882 is the highest in history. Name this chess player who in 2004 became one of the youngest ever Chess Grandmaster’s at the age of 13?

Answers

01.) New Delhi

02.) Choi Hong Hi

03.) 07

04.) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

05.) Edward Eagan

06.) Christa Luding-Rothenburger

07.) Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister

08.) Francois Pienaar

09.) Ryder Cup

10.) Magnus Carlsen

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