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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 :

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 :

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


Answer :

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


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 :

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 :

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 :

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 :

The team of which country won its First Test Series against England in 1950 ?


Answer :

West Indies
Australia
India
Sri Lanka


Question :

Which of the following events was introduced by Mr.
Kerry Packer ?


Answer :

5 Day Test Match
World Series Cricket
Twenty-Twenty Matches
Ranji Trophy Matches


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 :

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


Answer :

Bowler
Batsman
Fielder
None of the above