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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Dry Day - II

Ankit Dhul's second set of dry questions on Sports.

Q1.There is a prize for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by any type of yacht with no restrictions on the size of the crew and it was first awarded to the first yacht which sailed around the world in less than 80 days. Can you guess after whom the trophy is named?

Q2.Which type of race originated in the British Isles where runners raced from one town's X to the next where the X's were used as markers due to their visibility over long distances. Along the way runners inevitably had to jump creeks and low stone walls separating estates.
What is X?

Q3.According to the DVD movie interview of the movie 'Amadeus', Tom Hulce studied which sportsman's mood swings for his portrayal of Mozart's unpredictable genius?

Q4.The largest stadium in Portugal is by far Benfica's Estadio de Luz. It had a 77,000 capacity in the early 2000s, but by what name is it better known?

Q5.X was a Hollywood superstar who was well known for starring in action , adrenelin pumping movies,but has since moved on to politics.
There is a Stadium bearing his name in his native country.Which club plays it's home matches here?Also identify X?

Q6.Xand Y play at the 'Stadio delle Alpi' whose English translation is 'the stadium of the Alps'? Identify X and Y.

Answers

1.Jules Verne
2.Steeplechase (X is a steeple)
3.John McEnroe
4.The Stadium of Light
5.X:-Arnold Schwarzenegger
Club is Sturm Graz
6.Juventus and Torino

Cracked completely by Navin Pai, Shrey, shrid, abhiram and partially by me,surya, Wasi Manazir, sachin and ~M.

9 comments:

me said...

1. jules verne trophy
2.
3. john mcenroe
4.
5. X= anold schwazzneger
6.

Navin Pai said...

1)Jules Verne
2)Steeplechase
3)John McEnroe
4)Stadium of Light
5)The UPC arena in Austria 9Home ground of SK Sturm Graz and Grazer AK.)
6)Juventus and Torino

surya said...

1. Jules Verne
4. The Cathedral
6. Juventus and Torino

Shrey said...

1.Jules Verne, author of Around the World in Eighty Days
2.Steeplechase, X=Steeple
3.John McEnroe
4.Translated as Stadium of Light, it is also called A Catedral ("The Cathedral") by Benfica's supporters.
5.The Arnold Schwarzenegger Stadium in Graz, Austria is the home of both Grazer AK and Sturm Graz.
6.Juventus and Torino

Wasi Manazir said...

2. Hurdles or probably Steeplechase!
4. Stadium of light
5. Arnie Schwarznegger, dun remember the teams name, n i think the team changed the stadium's name after Arnie decided not 2 revoke Tookie Williams' execution!
6. Juventus vs. Torino

shrid said...

1.Jules Verne?

2.Steeple chase?

3.John McEnroe.

4.Stadium of Light.

5. X = Arnold Schwarzenegger
Clubs: Grazer AK and Sturm Graz.

6. Juventus and Torino.

sachin said...

1) Jules Verne trophy
2) Steeplechase
3) John McEnroe ?
4)
5) Arnold Schwarzeneggar
SK Strum Graz
6) Juventas (other one i dont remember)

abhiram said...

1 jules verne
2 steeplechase
3 john mcenroe
4 stadium of light
5 arnie,sturm graz
6 torino and juventus although now they moved to a new stadium

~M said...

1. Jules Verne Trophy
2. Hurdles? Dunno X
3.
4. Stadium of light
5. Arold, SK Sturm Graz
6. Juventus, Torino

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Dry Day - II

Ankit Dhul's second set of dry questions on Sports.

Q1.There is a prize for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by any type of yacht with no restrictions on the size of the crew and it was first awarded to the first yacht which sailed around the world in less than 80 days. Can you guess after whom the trophy is named?

Q2.Which type of race originated in the British Isles where runners raced from one town's X to the next where the X's were used as markers due to their visibility over long distances. Along the way runners inevitably had to jump creeks and low stone walls separating estates.
What is X?

Q3.According to the DVD movie interview of the movie 'Amadeus', Tom Hulce studied which sportsman's mood swings for his portrayal of Mozart's unpredictable genius?

Q4.The largest stadium in Portugal is by far Benfica's Estadio de Luz. It had a 77,000 capacity in the early 2000s, but by what name is it better known?

Q5.X was a Hollywood superstar who was well known for starring in action , adrenelin pumping movies,but has since moved on to politics.
There is a Stadium bearing his name in his native country.Which club plays it's home matches here?Also identify X?

Q6.Xand Y play at the 'Stadio delle Alpi' whose English translation is 'the stadium of the Alps'? Identify X and Y.

Answers

1.Jules Verne
2.Steeplechase (X is a steeple)
3.John McEnroe
4.The Stadium of Light
5.X:-Arnold Schwarzenegger
Club is Sturm Graz
6.Juventus and Torino

Cracked completely by Navin Pai, Shrey, shrid, abhiram and partially by me,surya, Wasi Manazir, sachin and ~M.

9 comments:

me said...

1. jules verne trophy
2.
3. john mcenroe
4.
5. X= anold schwazzneger
6.

Navin Pai said...

1)Jules Verne
2)Steeplechase
3)John McEnroe
4)Stadium of Light
5)The UPC arena in Austria 9Home ground of SK Sturm Graz and Grazer AK.)
6)Juventus and Torino

surya said...

1. Jules Verne
4. The Cathedral
6. Juventus and Torino

Shrey said...

1.Jules Verne, author of Around the World in Eighty Days
2.Steeplechase, X=Steeple
3.John McEnroe
4.Translated as Stadium of Light, it is also called A Catedral ("The Cathedral") by Benfica's supporters.
5.The Arnold Schwarzenegger Stadium in Graz, Austria is the home of both Grazer AK and Sturm Graz.
6.Juventus and Torino

Wasi Manazir said...

2. Hurdles or probably Steeplechase!
4. Stadium of light
5. Arnie Schwarznegger, dun remember the teams name, n i think the team changed the stadium's name after Arnie decided not 2 revoke Tookie Williams' execution!
6. Juventus vs. Torino

shrid said...

1.Jules Verne?

2.Steeple chase?

3.John McEnroe.

4.Stadium of Light.

5. X = Arnold Schwarzenegger
Clubs: Grazer AK and Sturm Graz.

6. Juventus and Torino.

sachin said...

1) Jules Verne trophy
2) Steeplechase
3) John McEnroe ?
4)
5) Arnold Schwarzeneggar
SK Strum Graz
6) Juventas (other one i dont remember)

abhiram said...

1 jules verne
2 steeplechase
3 john mcenroe
4 stadium of light
5 arnie,sturm graz
6 torino and juventus although now they moved to a new stadium

~M said...

1. Jules Verne Trophy
2. Hurdles? Dunno X
3.
4. Stadium of light
5. Arold, SK Sturm Graz
6. Juventus, Torino