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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 among the following was considered as 'the Rest' in the history of gymkhana cricket ?


Answer :

Quadrangular
Rectangular
Pentangular
Dennis Lillee


Question :

Sri Lanka


Answer :

Calcutta Cricket Club
Gymkhana Club
Gymkhana Club
Bombay Gymkhana


Question :

The term 'MCC' refers to which of the following ?


Answer :

Monokjee Cowasjee Club
Melborne Chess Club
Marylebone Cricket Club
Marathan Cricket Club


Question :

Why did test playing nations like India, Pakistan and
West Indies boycott South Africa in cricket ?


Answer :

South Africa had an all white team
South Africa had an all black team
South Africa was a racist state and followed a policy of racial segregation
South Africa was not a hospitable country


Question :

Why was the ICC headquarters shifted from London to tax-free Dubai in the recent past ?


Answer :

Dubai being a rich country can finance much of ICC activities
After the break up of the British empire the game's centre of gravity had shifted to South Asia
Dubai being a tax free country, ICC now would not have to pay huge taxes
Asian countries now are powerful partners in cricket


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 :

The Paris were the founder of which cricket club ?


Answer :

Marylebone Cricket Club
National Cricket Championship
Oriental Cricket Club
Indian Cricket Club


Question :

During British rule, initially why were the cricket
tournaments called quadrangular tournament ?


Answer :

The tournaments were played in four different regions
The tournaments were played in four different cities in India
The tournaments were played by four Indian teams representing four different religions
The tournament was played in four corners of the playing field.


Question :

The centre of gravity of cricket has shifted from the old anglo-Australian axis to


Answer :

American
South Africa
South Asia
New Zealand-Australia