Boston Marathon Quiz

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Boston Marathon Quiz Questions

1. What does Boston Marathon honour?
a) Boston Tea Party
b) Declaration of American Independence
c) Paul Revere’s ride
d) British surrender at Yorktown

2. On which day Boston Marathon is held?
a) Independence Day
b) Patriot’s Day
c) Environment Day
d) Victory Day

3. Which is the starting point of Boston Marathon?
a) Plymouth
b) Worcester
c) Hopkinton
d) Springfield

4. When was the first Boston Marathon held?
a) 1917
b) 1914
c) 1906
d) 1897

5. Who won the first Boston Marathon?
a) John McDermott
b) Spyridon Louis
c) Carl Schuhmann
d) Paavo Nurmi

6. When was the length of Boston Marathon increased to 26 miles 385 yards
a) 1910
b) 1918
c) 1927
d) 1936

7. Who was the first woman to complete Boston Marathon?
a) Kathy Switzer
b) Roberta Gibb
c) Constantina Tomescu
d) Catherine Ndereba

8. When did Boston Marathon first officially admit women runners?
a) 1972
b) 1934
c) 1936
d) 1897

9. Who won Boston Marathon in 2006?
a) Michael Rotich
b) Daniele Caimmi
c) Daniel Njenga
d) Robert Cheruiyot

10. Who of the following fell down due to the impact of bomb blast and then got up and completed the race during Boston Marathon 2013?
a) Allan Panter
b) Bill Iffrig
c) Steve Silva
d) Roupen Bastajian

Boston Marathon Quiz Questions and Answers

1. What does Boston Marathon honour?
c) Paul Revere’s ride

2. On which day Boston Marathon is held?
b) Patriot’s Day

3. Which is the starting point of Boston Marathon?
c) Hopkinton

4. When was the first Boston Marathon held?
d) 1897

5. Who won the first Boston Marathon?
a) John McDermott

6. When was the length of Boston Marathon increased to 26 miles 385 yards
c) 1927

7. Who was the first woman to complete Boston Marathon?
b) Roberta Gibb

8. When did Boston Marathon first officially admit women runners?
a) 1972

9. Who won Boston Marathon in 2006?
d) Robert Cheruiyot

10. Who of the following fell down due to the impact of bomb blast and then got up and completed the race during Boston Marathon 2013?
b) Bill Iffrig

 

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Raymond Lindwall Quiz

(This quiz is about Australian Test Cricketer Raymond Lindwall, popularly known as Ray Lindwall.)

1. When was Raymond Lindwall born?
a) 14 February 1920
b) 10 June 1926
c) 3 October 1921
d) 9 September 1924

2. Where was Raymond Lindwall born?
a) Brisbane
b) Mascot
c) Liverpool
d) Bulsar

3. Where did Raymond Lindwall make Test debut?
a) Durban
b) Wellington
c) Kanpur
d) Perth

4. Where did Raymond Lindwall hit his first Test century?
a) Sydney
b) Old Trafford
c) Christchurch
d) Melbourne

5. How many wickets did Raymond Lindwall take in the first Innings of Oval Test 1948?
a) 5 for 72
b) 9 for 90
c) 6 for 20
d) 8 for 52

6. When did Raymond Lindwall play his last Test?
a) 23-28 January 1960
b) 14-19 April 1964
c) 16-21 July 1956
d) 1-6 December 1962

7. How many Tests did Raymond Lindwall play?
a) 47
b) 61
c) 99
d) 57

8. How many Test wickets did Raymond Lindwall take?
a) 153
b) 228
c) 261
d) 306

9. What was Raymond Lindwall’s bowling average in Tests?
a) 23.03
b) 34.21
c) 14.00
d) 61.82

10. When did Raymond Lindwall die?
a) 5 March 1984
b) 23 June 1996
c) 15 November 1992
d) 8 August 1988

Raymond Lindwall Quiz Answers

1. When was Raymond Lindwall born?
c) 3 October 1921

2. Where was Raymond Lindwall born?
b) Mascot

3. Where did Raymond Lindwall make Test debut?
b) Wellington

4. Where did Raymond Lindwall hit his first Test century?
d) Melbourne

5. How many wickets did Raymond Lindwall take in the first Innings of Oval Test 1948?
c) 6 for 20

6. When did Raymond Lindwall play his last Test?
a) 23-28 January 1960

7. How many Tests did Raymond Lindwall play?
b) 61

8. How many Test wickets did Raymond Lindwall take?
b) 228

9. What was Raymond Lindwall’s bowling average in Tests?
a) 23.03

10. When did Raymond Lindwall die?
b) 23 June 1996

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:37:34.

Mohammed Ali Jinnah Quiz

1) When was Mohammed Ali Jinnah sworn in as Governor General of Pakistan?
a) 12 May 1952
b) 14 August 1947
c) 6 September 1947
d) 15 October 1949

2) When was Mohammed Ali Jinnah born?
a) 12 October 1878
b) 25 December 1876
c) 19 March 1880
d) 15 April 1865

3) Where did Mohammed Ali Jinnah practise law?
a) Lahore
b) Bombay
c) Karachi
d) Baroda

4) When did Mohammed Ali Jinnah join Congress?
a) 1885
b) 1900
c) 1906
d) 1910

5) When did Mohammed Ali Jinnah leave Congress?
a) 1911
b) 1912
c) 1918
d) 1920

6) What was the religion of Mohammed Ali Jinnah’s second wife?
a) Muslim
b) Hindu
c) Zoroastrian
d) Jain

7) In 1937 elections Congress got 716 seats. How many seats did Muslim League get?
a) 777
b) 109
c) 512
d) 328

8) When did Muslim League adopt Lahore Resolution calling for the creation of Pakistan? (Pakistan was not mentioned by name.
a) 15 May 1937
b) 22 June 1939
c) 17 April 1941
d) 23 March 1940

9) When did Mohammed Ali Jinnah die?
a) 20 January 1948
b) 11 September 1948
c) 7 December 1950
d) 23 March 1952

10) Where is Mohammed Ali Jinnah’s mausoleum?
a) Lahore
b) Rawalpindi
c) Karachi
d) Bahawalpur

Mohammed Ali Jinnah Quiz Answers

1) When was Mohammed Ali Jinnah sworn in as Governor General of Pakistan?
b) 14 August 1947

2) When was Mohammed Ali Jinnah born?
b) 25 December 1876

3) Where did Mohammed Ali Jinnah practise law?
b) Bombay

4) When did Mohammed Ali Jinnah join Congress?
c) 1906

5) When did Mohammed Ali Jinnah leave Congress?
d) 1920

6) What was the religion of Mohammed Ali Jinnah’s second wife?
c) Zoroastrian

7) In 1937 elections Congress got 716 seats. How many seats did Muslim League get?
b) 109

8) When did Muslim League adopt Lahore Resolution calling for the creation of Pakistan? (Pakistan was not mentioned by name.
d) 23 March 1940

9) When did Mohammed Ali Jinnah die?
b) 11 September 1948

10) Where is Mohammed Ali Jinnah’s mausoleum?
c) Karachi



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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:37:32.