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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 :

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 :

Which city has International Cricket Councial Headquarters ?


Answer :

London
Dubai
Paris
Mumbai


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 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 the game of cricket who is always giv en the benefit of doubt ?


Answer :

Bowler
Batsman
Fielder
None of the above


Question :

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


Answer :

Quadrangular
Rectangular
Pentangular
Dennis Lillee


Question :

One of the peculiarities of Test Cricket is that


Answer :

The result cannot be predicted
It lasts for five days
It lasts for five days, still may end up in the draw
If the players are fagged out and the game ends before five days


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 :

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 :

Why did Mahatma Gandhi condemn the Pentangular tournament ?


Answer :

He thought cricket was a waste of time.
He was opposed to the composition of teams based on communities.
It was a colonial tournament
He did not want Indians play an English game. [CBSE CCE 2010]