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Why did India withdraw from the 1950 football World Cup?

Wednesday, 11 February 2009 - 7:02pm IST



1. Who said, "The Australian Open belongs in Australia. I can't imagine it being anywhere else"?
Jelena Jankovic
Maria Sharapova
Serena Williams


2. Who was the first player in NBA history to miss 5,000 free throws in his career?
Shaquille O'Neal
Wilt Chamberlain
Michael Jordan


3. Why did India withdraw from the 1950 football World Cup in Brazil?
There were no Hindu temples in Brazil
It was held at an inauspicious time
The team wasn't allowed to play barefoot


4. On June 17, 1997, Matthew Draper hit a hole-in-one on the fourth hole of the Cherwell Edge Golf Club in Oxfordshire, England. What made this feat even more unusual?
He was five years old
He was blind
It was the first game of golf he had ever played


5. This Czech-born tennis player won 18 Grand Slam singles titles. Can you name this all-time great champion?
Jana Novotna
Steffi Graf
Martina Navratilova


6. Which country's soccer team scored a total of 53 goals in 2 games in 2 days in 2001?
Australia
Brazil
Germany


7. Which professional golfer was considered the best in the world from 1999 to 2003?
Arnold Palmer
Jack Nicklaus
Tiger Woods


8. With which team did Michael Schumacher win his first World Championship?
McLaren
Ferrari
Benetton


9. What game is divided into chukkas?
Bowling
Polo
Ice hockey


10. Which bowler was hit by Yuvraj Singh for six sixes in an over, the first such feat in the T20 World Cup?
Andrew Flintoff
James Anderson
Stuart Broad

Compiled by Lyandra D'Souza




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