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India – England Test Cricket Series 1974 Quiz

1) Who before the start of India – England Series 1974 made an astrological prediction in a sports magazine that India would win the series?
a) Alasco
b) Chandrashekhar Thakur
c) Rama Jois
d) Nova Astra

2) Which sports magazine published the astrological prediction?
a) Sport & Pastime
b) Sportsworld
c) Sportsweek
d) Wisden

3) Who was the captain of the English team for India – England Series 1974?
a) David Lloyd
b) Michael Denness
c) Alan Knott
d) Dennis Amiss

4) Who was sent as night watchman on the second day of the first Test at Old Trafford in India – England Series 1974 and was out?
a) Bishen Singh Bedi
b) Bhagwat Chandrasekhar
c) Srinivas Venkataraghavan
d) Erapalli Prasanna

5) What was India’s score in the second innings of Lord’s Test in India – England Series 1974?
a) 100 all out
b) 66 all out
c) 58 all out
d) 42 all out

6) What was the margin of India’s defeat in Lord’s Test in India – England Series 1974?
a) 1 run
b) 1 wicket
c) An innings and 285 runs
d) 8 wickets

7) After the Lord’s Test there was a reception for the Indian team at Indian High Commission for which the Indian team reached one hour late. The Indian High Commissioner asked the Indian captain Ajit Wadekar the reason for the delay. Ajit Wadekar said it was due to traffic jam. The Indian High Commissioner cancelled the reception. Who was the Indian High Commissioner?
a) Kuldip Nayyar
b) Ronen Sen
c) Brij Kumar Nehru
d) Shiv Shankar Mukherjee

8) Who was out for the first ball of third Test at Edgbaston in India – England Series 1974?
a) Sunil Gavaskar
b) Ashok Mankad
c) Sudhir Naik
d) Farokh Engineer

9) What was England’s score in the first innings of third Test at Edgbaston in India – England Series 1974?
a) 120 all out
b) 459/2 declared
c) 268 all out
d) 336 all out

10) What was the margin of India’s defeat in Lord’s Test in India – England Series 1974?
a) 12 runs
b) 10 wickets
c) An innings and 78 runs
d) 6 wickets

India – England Series 1974 Quiz Answers

1) Who before the start of India – England Series 1974 made an astrological prediction in a sports magazine that India would win the series?
b) Chandrashekhar Thakur

2) Which sports magazine published the astrological prediction?
c) Sportsweek

3) Who was the captain of the English team for India – England Series 1974?
b) Michael Denness

4) Who was sent as night watchman on the second day of the first Test at Old Trafford in India – England Series 1974 and was out?
c) Srinivas Venkataraghavan

5) What was India’s score in the second innings of Lord’s Test in India – England Series 1974?
d) 42 all out

6) What was the margin of India’s defeat in Lord’s Test in India – England Series 1974?
c) An innings and 285 runs

7) After the Lord’s Test there was a reception for the Indian team at Indian High Commission for which the Indian team reached one hour late. The Indian High Commissioner asked the Indian captain Ajit Wadekar the reason for the delay. Ajit Wadekar said it was due to traffic jam. The Indian High Commissioner cancelled the reception. Who was the Indian High Commissioner?
c) Brij Kumar Nehru

8) Who was out for the first ball of third Test at Edgbaston in India – England Series 1974?
a) Sunil Gavaskar

9) What was England’s score in the first innings of third Test at Edgbaston in India – England Series 1974?
b) 459/2 declared

10) What was the margin of India’s defeat in Lord’s Test in India – England Series 1974?
c) An innings and 78 runs
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Originally posted 2008-08-16 12:31:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:00 am

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