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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 :

What is the length of the cricket pitch ?


Answer :

22 yards
25 yards
20 yards
30 yards.


Question :

Reverse Swing' was introduced in the sub-continent to


Answer :

Move the ball on bouncy pitch.
Move the ball on dry pitch
Move the ball on dusty, unresponsive wicket under clear skies
Move the bali on a dusty pitch under monsoon conditions.


Question :

Ranji Trophy Cricket is played between which type of teams ?


Answer :

Between two international teams
Between an Indian and one international team
Between English and Australian teams
Between two Indian teams representing two different Indian regions


Question :

Which of the following is the most important contribution of Kerry Packer ?


Answer :

Introduction of one day cricket
His idea that cricket is a marketable game and can generate huge revenue
Television coverage was made popular by him
Use of new cricket equipment like protective rubber pads and light weight metal helmets.


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


Question :

Which of the following groups represent four eminent cricket playing countries in the early 20th century ?


Answer :

England, France, Australia, South Africa
New Zealand, Austria, India, Australia
South Africa, England, Australia, New Zealand
India, Australia, America, West Indies


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 :

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 :

Who among the following was India's First Test Captain ?


Answer :

C.K. Nayudu
Vijay Hazare
Paiwankar Vithal
Palwankar Baloo


Question :

When was first one day Cricket World Cup played ?


Answer :

1975
1980
1970
1983