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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 :

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 of the following is a specified length of a cricket pitch ?


Answer :

19 yards
20 yards
21 yards
22 yards


Question :

Cricket did not become popular in the countries of South America because


Answer :

South American countries were not under American, Spanish and Portuguese influence.
Other games like football and hockey became international but cricket remained a British colonial game.
It was a part of British colonial game.
It was limited to the countries that was not the part of British empire. [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Which among the following is not associated with amateurs ?


Answer :

The rich who played it for pleasure
Who considered sport a kind of pleasure
Pleasure of playing and not for money
Player who played it for a living


Question :

Which game was exported from colonies to Britain ?


Answer :

Cricket
Polo
Hockey
Football


Question :

Which of the following has expanded the audience for
the game of cricket into small towns and villages ?


Answer :

Newspaper
Television Coverage
Radio Commentary
Cricket Matches


Question :

The Pentangular tournament was replaced by Ranji Trophy after independence as


Answer :

It was a colonial tournament
Only four religious communities instead of five agreed to play.
The Europeans had left India
Ranji Trophy was rival of Pentangular tournament.


Question :

According to Thomas Arnold, the principal of an English School, the game of cricket as an organized way of teaching which of the following qualities :


Answer :

the discipline, the importance of hierarchy the skills, the code of honour and leadership qualities
competitive spirit, spirit of rivalry and a sense of superiority
leadership qualities, athletism and discipline
aggression, competitive spirit and a killer instint for victory.


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.


Question :

The World Series Cricket was started by


Answer :

C.K. Nayudu
Palwankar Baloo
Kerry Packer
Dennis Lillee