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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 :

When was first one day Cricket World Cup played ?


Answer :

1975
1980
1970
1983


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]


Question :

Which game was exported from colonies to Britain ?


Answer :

Cricket
Polo
Hockey
Football


Question :

The Quadrangular tournament did not include the following team


Answer :

the Parsis
the Europeans
Hindus
the Rest


Question :

When was the first Cricket World Cup successfully staged ?


Answer :

1970
1972
1975
1978


Question :

Which of the following were pre-industrial cricket equipments and are still being continued in the game of cricket ?


Answer :

Protective gloves
Protective rubber pads
Bats, stumps, bails
Light weight metal helmets


Question :

Why was the victory of the West Indies team in the Test Series in England in 1950 considered a national achievement in West Indies


Answer :

For the first time West Indies got the opportunity to play international cricket
Because it proved that West Indians were the equals of White Englishman.
The West Indies team became popular in the world
It generated a sense of extreme nationalism.


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 :

The Paris were the founder of which cricket club ?


Answer :

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


Question :

Initially why was the game of cricket limited only to countries conquered by the British or in British colonies ?


Answer :

Because the people of other countries were not interested in crickct
Because in colonies cricket was established as a popular sport by the white settlers
Because other countries did not have the required infrastructure
Because other indigenous games were more popular.