1. Which American actor, known for his portrayal of Flash Gordon, was also a Olympic Gold Medal winner for 400m swimming?
2. Which Olympic sport is divided into 4 periods of 8 minutes each, and a team comprising seven players in a side?
3. Which sport is also known as ‘Chess on Ice’?
4. It is a statue made of bronze, and is called ‘The Fascinated Wanderer’. Bent Larsen was the first to receive it. What are we referring to?
5. William O’Neill, nicknamed ‘The Real Deal’, is a professional world champion in which sport?
1. Buster Crabbe.
2. Water Polo.
4. Chess Oscar.
5. Ten pin bowling.
1. Which former boxer is an ordained Baptist minister and winner of an Olympic gold in 1968?
2. Which male player has the won the maximum number of individual World Cup titles in table tennis?
3. Who was the first ever female Chess grandmaster through tournament play?
4. The 1986 FIFA World Cup was held in Mexico. Who were the original hosts for the tournament but later dropped out due to economic reasons?
5. Which team is the only team in the history of NBA to win 70 games in a single season?
1. George Foreman.
2. Ma Lin.
3. Susan Polgar.
5. Chicago Bulls.
1. Name the science fiction web series created by Tom Hanks and published through Yahoo starting July 2012.
2. Which Indian businessman has recently been named CEO of National Geographic Films?
3. Find the common link – ‘Stand By Me’, ‘Boombastic’, ‘Underwater Love’, ‘The Joker’ and ‘Crazy Beat’.
4. Which company owns the brands Bershka, Pull and Bear, Zara, Lefties and Oysho?
5. As of today, who is the second largest retail group in the world by revenue?
1. Electric City.
2. Ashok Amritraj.
3. These are songs popularized by commercials of Levi’s Jeans.
1. For which film did Clark Gable win the Academy Award for Best Actor award?
2. Gael Garcia Bernal portrayed Che Guevara in The Motorcycle Diaries in 2004. Name the 2002 TV series where he played the same role.
3. In the American Film Institute’s “100 Years… 100 Stars” list, Katherine and Audrey Hepburn occupy the 1st and 3rd positions for female legends. Who holds the 2nd spot?
4. Who was the director of ‘Children of Heaven’, the first Iranian film to be nominated for an Academy Award?
5. How is Issur Danielovitch better known as?
1. It Happened One Night.
3. Bette Davis.
4. Majid Majidi.
5. Kirk Douglas.
1. What is 9ft long, 5ft wide, 30 inch high and is usually covered with a layer of ‘Masonite’?
2. In which sport is the Thomas Cup and the Uber Cup prestigious competitions for men and women respectively?
3. In which sport does coloured dots in the ball indicate the speed of play and double yellow dots currently the competition standard?
4. One of the greatest association football goalkeepers of all time, he lost sight in one eye in 1972 but still played for an American club in 1977 and 78. Who?
5. Which is the only country to have won both men and women’s World Cups in association football?
1. A table tennis table.
4. Gordon Banks.
1. What was conceived by Leo Burnett in 1954 and featured a rugged cowboy?
2. Who, the father of a US President, was the first Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission?
3. Find the connecting word – a brand of vodka, a dairy manufacturer in Finland a division of the record label Warner Classics.
4. Kit Kat is produced worldwide by Nestle except in the United States. Who is it licensed to there?
5. Which company coined the historical advertising slogan ’57 Varieties’?
1. The Marlboro Man.
2. Joseph Kennedy.
4. The Hershey Company.
1. Which game is also known as squareball, boxball, champ or blockball?
2. The balls of this tournament are used to provide field homes for the Eurasian harvest mouse. Which tournament?
3. Which two teams have won the most number of titles in the Australian Rules Football leagues?
4. Deon McCaulay scored the first goal in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds. Which country does he represent?
5. Who is the captain of the current national football team of Spain?
1. Four Square.
2. The Wimbledon Tennis Championship.
3. Carlton and Essendon.
5. Iker Casillas.
1. In which Olympic sport does Vladimir Kanaykin hold the world record in the 20km variant?
2. What, in its present day variation, was invented by George Nissen and Larry Griswold in 1936?
3. Taking into account both men and women as well as singles and doubles events, who has won the most number of Majors (Grand Slams) in tennis history?
4. ‘Hurling’ and ‘Camogie’ are two main positions in which sport?
5. If the Japanese use the word ‘sakka’, what are they referring to?
3. Margaret Court.
4. Gaelic Football.
5. Association Football or Soccer.
1. Which company did KLM, the aviation company, merge with in 2004?
2. Which company claims to have launched the world’s first business class in airlines in 1979?
3. Which CEO of a major technology company co-authored the ‘lex’ software for UNIX-like systems?
4. Which company was formed from an aircraft manufacturing firm in 1917, but later turned to producing motorcycles followed by automobiles after they were prohibited to make aircraft engines by the Treaty of Versailles?
5. Who was portrayed by actor Billy Crudup in the film ‘Too Big To Fail’?
1. Air France.
3. Eric Schmidt.
5. Timothy Geithner.
1. Which was the only FIFA World Cup where the host was a European country but was not won by an European team?
2. Which former World No. 1 tennis player was nicknamed the ‘Bucharest Buffoon’?
3. Who is the only Italian football player to have scored in three World Cups?
4. Which former Chess champion was known for his ‘boa constrictor’ playing style and was often compared to Jose Raul Capablanca?
5. Who, along with Prakash Padukone, formed the Olympic Gold Quest in India to promote sports?
1. 1958 World Cup, in Sweden.
2. Ilie Nastase.
3. Roberto Baggio.
4. Anatoly Karpov.
5. Geet Sethi.