Quiz On Sir Don Bradman

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  • 1. 

    In his teens Sir Don Bradman gave up cricket in favour of another sport for two years. What as the sport?

    • A.

      Tennis

    • B.

      Golf

    • C.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    A. Tennis
    Explanation
    During his teenage years, Sir Don Bradman temporarily abandoned cricket and instead focused on playing tennis.

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  • 2. 

    In which year was Sir Don Bradman knighted?

    • A.

      1965

    • B.

      1954

    • C.

      1949

    Correct Answer
    C. 1949
    Explanation
    In 1949, Sir Don Bradman was knighted. This means that he was given the title of "Sir" by the British monarchy for his achievements and contributions to cricket. Knighting is a prestigious honor and is usually given to individuals who have made significant contributions in their field. Sir Don Bradman, considered one of the greatest cricketers of all time, received this honor in recognition of his outstanding career and impact on the sport.

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  • 3. 

    After being dismissed for a duck, Sir Don Bradman retired with an average of 99.94. What was his average before his final innings?

    • A.

      101.39

    • B.

      104.26

    • C.

      100.40

    Correct Answer
    A. 101.39
    Explanation
    Sir Don Bradman's average before his final innings can be calculated by subtracting the score of his final innings (0) from his overall average (99.94) and adding 1. Therefore, the correct answer is 101.39.

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  • 4. 

    How many runs did Sir Don Bradman score on his first class debut for New South Wales in 1927?

    • A.

      118

    • B.

      32

    • C.

      89

    Correct Answer
    A. 118
    Explanation
    Sir Don Bradman scored 118 runs on his first-class debut for New South Wales in 1927.

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  • 5. 

    Where was Sir Don Bradman born?

    • A.

      Bowral

    • B.

      Cootamundra

    • C.

      Sydney

    Correct Answer
    B. Cootamundra
  • 6. 

    How many wickets did Sir Don Bradman take in his international Test career?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
  • 7. 

    Sir Don Bradman's Dream Team was revealed some months after his death. He included only one West Indian in the playing XI. Who was it?

    • A.

      Clive Lloyd

    • B.

      Sir Garfield Sobers

    • C.

      Vivian Richards

    Correct Answer
    B. Sir Garfield Sobers
    Explanation
    Sir Garfield Sobers was the only West Indian player included in Sir Don Bradman's Dream Team. This suggests that Bradman considered Sobers to be the best player from the West Indies and worthy of a place in his team. Sobers was a highly talented all-rounder, known for his exceptional batting and bowling skills. His inclusion in Bradman's Dream Team highlights his immense contribution to the game of cricket and his status as one of the greatest players of all time.

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  • 8. 

    While Sir Don Bradman scored 29 centuries in his in 80 Test innings. How many double centuries di he score in his international career?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      14

    Correct Answer
    A. 12
    Explanation
    Sir Don Bradman scored 29 centuries in his 80 Test innings. A double century refers to a score of 200 or more in a single innings. Since the question asks for the number of double centuries he scored in his international career, and does not specify a particular format (such as Test or One Day Internationals), we can assume that it includes all international matches. Therefore, the correct answer is 12, indicating that Bradman scored 12 double centuries in his international career.

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