Cricket World Cup Fever! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Kapil dev became higest wicket taker in which year

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1992

    • C.

      1994

    Correct Answer
    C. 1994
    Explanation
    Kapil Dev became the highest wicket-taker in the year 1994.

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  • 2. 

    Which cricketers have the record for the highest run patnership at the World Cup ?

    • A.

      Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly

    • B.

      Saurav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid

    • C.

      Saurav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag

    • D.

      Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar

    Correct Answer
    B. Saurav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid
    Explanation
    Saurav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid have the record for the highest run partnership at the World Cup.

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  • 3. 

    Against which country did India score their lowest total at the World Cup ?

    • A.

      West Indies

    • B.

      England

    • C.

      New Zealand

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    D. Australia
    Explanation
    India scored their lowest total at the World Cup against Australia.

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  • 4. 

    In which year were the World Cup matches reduced to 50 overs from the previous 60 overs?

    • A.

      1983

    • B.

      1979

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    D. 1987
    Explanation
    In 1987, the World Cup matches were reduced to 50 overs from the previous 60 overs. This change was made to make the matches shorter and more exciting, allowing for more aggressive batting and higher scoring games. The decision to reduce the number of overs was made to adapt to the changing dynamics of the game and to keep the audience engaged throughout the match.

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  • 5. 

    How many runs did India make in its historic World Cup win over West Indies in 1983?

    • A.

      374

    • B.

      175

    • C.

      183

    • D.

      259

    Correct Answer
    C. 183
    Explanation
    In its historic World Cup win over West Indies in 1983, India made a total of 183 runs.

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  • 6. 

    The nickname of Glenn McGrath is what?

    • A.

      Ooh Ahh

    • B.

      Big Bird

    • C.

      PG

    • D.

      Pigeon

    • E.

      Penguin

    Correct Answer
    D. Pigeon
    Explanation
    so called because of his skinny legs

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  • 7. 

     What is the full name of V.V.S. Laxman?

    • A.

      Vangipurapu Venkata Sai

    • B.

      Vishwanatha Venkata Sai

    • C.

      Venu Venkata Sai

    • D.

      Vaidyanatha Venkata Sai

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Vangipurapu Venkata Sai
    Explanation
    The full name of V.V.S. Laxman is Vangipurapu Venkata Sai.

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  • 8. 

    Where did Yuvraj Singh make his ODI debut?

    • A.

      Nairobi, Kenya

    • B.

      Mumbai, India

    • C.

      London, England

    • D.

      Dhaka, Bangladesh

    • E.

      Lahore, Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    A. Nairobi, Kenya
    Explanation
    against Kenya on 3rd oct,2000

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  • 9. 

    Which was the 1st non Test playing country to beat India in an international match?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Sri Lanka

    • C.

      Zimbabwe

    • D.

      Bangladesh

    • E.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    B. Sri Lanka
    Explanation
    Sri Lanka was the first non-Test playing country to beat India in an international match. This victory occurred in 1979 during the ICC Cricket World Cup. Sri Lanka defeated India by 47 runs, marking a historic moment for Sri Lankan cricket. This win showcased Sri Lanka's potential in international cricket and paved the way for their future success in the sport.

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  • 10. 

    Who has won the maximum number of man of the match awards in test matches?

    • A.

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • B.

      Jaques kallis

    • C.

      Ricky ponting

    • D.

      Muttiah Muralidharan

    Correct Answer
    B. Jaques kallis
    Explanation
    Jaques Kallis has won the maximum number of man of the match awards in test matches. This indicates that he has consistently performed exceptionally well in test matches and has been recognized as the standout player in multiple games. His consistent performances and impact on the game have earned him the most number of man of the match awards in test matches.

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