27 August 2015


CBSE NCERT Class IX (9th) | Social Studies | History



Q1There were revision of laws by MCC between 1770s and 1780s. They were:(a) The weight of the ball and the width of the bat were specified
(b) The first leg-before law was published in 1774

(c) The third stump became common, and the first six seam cricket ball was created
(d) All the above

Q.2. The West Indies win in Test Series against England in 1950, had two ironical features.They were:(a) The victory was considered a national achievement, a way of demonstrating that WestIndians were equals of white Englishmen
(b) The captain of the winning West Indies team was a white Englishman
(c) West Indies cricket team represented not one nation but several dominions which becameindependent countries later
(d) both (b) and (c)

Q3.. There was a quarrel between the Bombay Gymkhana (a Whites only club) and the ParsiClub, because :(a) The Parsis complained that the public park was left unfit for cricket because the polopolies of the Gymkhana Club dug up the surface
(b) The colonial authorities were prejudiced in favour of their own White compatriots
(c) The White cricket elite in India offered no help to the enthusiastic Parsis
(d) All the above

Q4. When were the first written “Laws of Cricket” drawn up? (CBSE 2010)(A) 1703 (b) 1744 (c) 1750 (d) 1760

Q.5. When was the Marylebone Cricket Club founded?(a) 1760 (b) 1787 (c) 1788 (d) 1895

Q.6 Which of these features for cricket were laid down in the 1770s and 1780s?(a) First leg-before law was published (b) A third stump became common
(c) Creation of first six-seam cricket ball (d) All the above

Q.7. The reason that cricket has originated from the villages is/are(a) Cricket matches had no time limit (b) Vagueness of the size of the cricket ground
(c) Cricket’s most important tools are all made of pre-industrial materials (d) All the above

Q.8. What were the rich who played cricket for pleasure called?(a) Amateurs (b) Professionals (c) Commons (d) Both (a) and (b)

Q.9. The poor who played cricket for a living were called(a) needy (b) entertainers (c) professionals (d) commons

Q.10. Who wrote a novel titled ‘Tom Brown’s School Days’ which became popular in 1857?(a) Thomas Arnold (b) Kim Hughes (c) Thomas Hughes (d) John Middleton

Q.11. In which of these countries was cricket established as a popular sport?(a) South Africa, Zimbabwe (b) Australia, New Zealand
(c) West Indies, Kenya (d) All the above

Q.12. When and where was the first non-White club established?(a) End of 18th century, India (b) End of 19th century, West Indies
(c) Mid-19th century, South Africa (d) Beginning of 19th century, Zimbabwe

Q.13. What was the term ‘tournament’ called initially?(a) Triangular (b) Quadrangular (c) Angular (d) Pentangular

Q.14. Who was Kerry Packer?(a) British tycoon (b) Australian television tycoon (a) Sri Lankan rebel (b) None of these

Q.15. How did the cricket boards become rich?(a) By organising large number of matches (b) Through patronage from rich industrialists
(c) By selling television rights to television companies (d) None of the above

Q.16. The ICC headquarters shifted from London to(a) Sydney (b) India (c) Dubai (d) Singapore

Q.17. When was the first World Cup successfully staged? (CBSE 2010)(a) 1972 (b) 1973 (c) 1974                            (d) 1975

Q.18. Polo was a game invented by the (a) French (b) Dutch (c) Colonial officials in India (d) Germans

Q.19. The first hockey club in India was started in(a) Bombay (b) Madras (c) Bangalore (d) Calcutta

Q.20. How many times has India won the Olympic gold medals in hockey?(a) Five (b) Six (c) Eight (d) Nine