Mike check

just a few questions to check if i can post directly on the website without being moderated…

  1. On the offside first there is God, then there is Ganguly“–we’ve all heard this. Who coined it(Hint: He arguably had the best seat in the house on that fateful day)?
  2. X and Rod Laver are the only players to ever win both the US Open and Wimbledon men’s singles titles as an amateur and as a professional. X and Tony Roche are the most successful doubles pair in history, winning 12 Grand Slam titles. X is still active, being the captain of his country’s Davis Cup team.
  3. B was founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English, and Spanish men led by Joan Gamper. B ‘s motto More than a club as it has teams participating in the continental competitions in basketball, soccer, futsal, rink hockey and hanball. B has ametuer teams in  ice hockey, athletics, baseball, cycling, field hockey, figure skating, and volleyball.   
  4. “______ had been forgotten. So I went to his funeral because everyone went to Senna’s. I thought it was important that somebody went to his.”–FIA President Max Mosely on the ten-year anniversary of the fateful Imola GP of 1994. Fill in the  blank.
  5. Madhusudan has played test cricket. He has his roots in Ludhiana in Punjab. The press fondly calls him the “Sikh of Tweak”, and is popular for his missed hi5s celebration at the fall of every wicket. How do we better know this fellow?
  6. Connect: Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Internazionale, Juventus, AC Milan, Olympique Marseille, Paris Saint Germain, Olimpique Lyon, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Bayer Leverkusen, Ajax Amsterdam, PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Valencia, Porto

 

To non-sports quizzers, this quiz IS NOT arbit. Its the easiest sports quiz one can get, trust me. 🙂

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7 thoughts on “Mike check

  1. tarantinofan says:

    1. i haven’t heard this, but i guess geoff boycott.
    2. leyton hewitt
    3. league of extraordinary gentlemen.
    4. damon hill.
    5. bhajji
    6. football teams

    i suck at sports quizzes 😐

  2. im not even gonna dream of answerin more than one of archit’s “NOT ARBIT” quiz questions. so here goes:
    the formula 1 question is the only one i can vaguely recollect….i think it was giles villeneuve (excuse the spelling)…not to be confused with jacques villeneuve, his nephew…

  3. My response to the “non-arbit chit standard espn product quiz” ( forgive me for the pun!):

    1.geoffrey Boycott.
    2.–
    3.Atletico Madrid.
    4.this ones ok..giles villeuneve i guess.
    5.–
    6.i think the funda behind this one is the formation of the g-14 league of european clubs which eventually gave way to UEFA.

  4. Karthik. says:

    hey…just saw this blog..well i am not a regular quizzer these days but then nice ones put up on the site da, really tempting to participate…my guesses for this one are

    1) rahul Dravid – after the 183 in 1999 world cup match against sri lanka

    2)this one is actually arbit..John Newcombe,unless you know some tennis from the past.

    3)——-no clue..

    4)——pass.

    5) this is MOnty Panesar.is this the Mike connection.??..

    6) well taking an real guess..only teams to have won both the UEFA champion’s league and the UEFA cup in different years of course(trivial!!!)…

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