NTSE - Scholastic Aptitude Test - Social Science - History - Sports and Clothing

Question - 1

Cricket matches are organised:

  • A News of cricket hits newspaper headlines
  • B Cricketers are seen as ambassadors
  • C Game represents the unity of India
  • D To establish friendship between nations

Question - 2

Game of cricket was invented in:

  • A England
  • B India
  • C Australia
  • D Pakistan

Question - 3

Cricket was said to represent:

  • A English values of fair play and discipline
  • B English racial superiority
  • C English sense of enterprise
  • D English sportsmen spirit

Question - 4

Cricket in 19th century India was linked to:

  • A politics of colonialism
  • B politics of nationalism
  • C Civilising mission of the British
  • D colonialism and nationalism

Question - 5

Cricket grew out of:

  • A hockey
  • B volleyball
  • C stick and ball games
  • D baseball

Question - 6

Early cricket bats were shaped like:

  • A hockey sticks
  • B flat sticks
  • C rackets
  • D curved outwards

Question - 7

First written laws of cricket were in:

  • A 1474
  • B 1447
  • C 1774
  • D 1744

Question - 8

Where and when was the world's first cricket club formed?

  • A Hambledon 1760s
  • B Marylebone 1760s
  • C London 1670s
  • D Melbourne 1760s

Question - 9

Change in game rules in the 1760s led to immediate change in:

  • A weight of ball got limited to 5-1/2 to 5-1/4 ounces
  • B third stump became common
  • C opened possibilities for spin and swing
  • D curved bat was replaced by a straight one

Question - 10

Cricket is a:

  • A post industrial sport
  • B 19th century sport
  • C pre industrial sport
  • D 20th century sport
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