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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » History and Sport: The Story of Cricket - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

History and Sport: The Story of Cricket - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

By the players of which of the following countries were
two great advances made in bowling - doosra and reverse swing ?


Answer :

By the players of which of the following countries were two great advances made in bowling - doosra and reverse swing ?
Pakistan
India
West Indies


Question :

How many players can play in the team of a cricket
match ?


Answer :

Nine
Ten
Eleven
Twelve


Question :

Initially why was the game of cricket limited only to countries conquered by the British or in British colonies ?


Answer :

Because the people of other countries were not interested in crickct
Because in colonies cricket was established as a popular sport by the white settlers
Because other countries did not have the required infrastructure
Because other indigenous games were more popular.


Question :

The World Series Cricket was started by


Answer :

C.K. Nayudu
Palwankar Baloo
Kerry Packer
Dennis Lillee


Question :

What is the length of the cricket pitch ?


Answer :

22 yards
25 yards
20 yards
30 yards.


Question :

Who among the following introduced One Day International under the name of World Series Cricket ?


Answer :

S.A. Brelvi
Kerry Packer
A.F.S. Taiyar Khan
Thomas Arnold


Question :

Which one of the following statements about cricket bats is true ?


Answer :

They are made out of fibre glass.
They are made of aluminium.
They are made of manmade material.
They are made out of willow wood


Question :

By what name was colonial India's most famous
tournament involving European, Hindu, Muslim and
Parsi players known ?


Answer :

Regional tournament
Annual tournament
Quadrangular tournament
Pentangular tournament


Question :

Which among the following is associated with the professionals ?


Answer :

They considered sport a kind of ieisure.
The poor who played it for living.
Playing for pleasure and not for money
The rich who played it for pleasure


Question :

In Victorian England, which of the following players w as known as the amateur ?


Answer :

The player who was a beginner
The player who played to get training
The player who used to be rich and played only for pleasure
The player who used to play cricket to earn livelihood.