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MCQ Questions for Class 9 History The Story of Cricket with answers
 

1. Early cricket bats were shaped like :

(a) Hockey sticks

(b) Flat sticks

(c) Rackets

(d) Curved outwards

► (a) Hockey sticks
 

2. Who were 'Amateurs'?

(a) Those who did not know how to play the game well

(b) Those proficient at the game

(c) The rich who played for pleasure

(d) Those who played for the money

► (c) The rich who played for pleasure
 

3. When were the first written “Laws of Cricket” drawn up ?

(a) 1703

(b) 1744

(c) 1750

(d) 1760

► (b) 1744
 

4. When was the worlds first cricket club formed ?           

(a) 1758                 

(b) 1760

(c) 1762

(d) 1764

► (b) 1760
 

5. India entered World Test Cricket in ?

(a) 1932

(b) 1950

(c) 1877

(d) 1847

► (a) 1932
 

6. During British rule, initially why the cricket tournaments were called quadrangular tournament ?

(a) The tournaments were played in four different regions

(b) The tournaments were played in four different cities in India

(c) The tournaments were played by four Indian teams representing four different religions

(d) The tournament was played in four corners of the playing field.

► (c) The tournaments were played by four Indian teams representing four different religions
 

7. West Indies won its first Test series against England in ?

(a) 1930

(b) 1949

(c) 1950

(d) 1960

► (c) 1950
 

8. 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 of the above

► (d) All of the above
 

9. Which ‘professional’ batsman led the English cricket team in 1930 for the first time ?

(a) David Gomer

(b) Len Hutton

(c) Garry Sobers

(d) Derek Underwood

► (b) Len Hutton
 

10. In what ways is the game of cricket unique and different from other games ?

(a) A cricket match can go on for five days and still end in a draw; football and baseball do not last so long

(b) The grounds in cricket can be of any shape — oval, circular, and of any size

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) The length of the pitch is specified 22 yards

► (c) Both (a) and (b)
 

11. 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

► (b) End of 19th century, West Indies
 

12. The game of cricket was brought to India by ?

(a) East India Company

(b) Governor Generals

(c) The Portuguese

(d) British Imperial Officers

► (d) British Imperial Officers
 

13. 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 West Indians 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 became independent countries later

(d) Both (b) and (c)

► (d) Both (b) and (c)
 

14. There 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 of the above

► (d) All of the above
 

15. Cricket in colonial India was organized on the principle of ?

(a) National loyalties

(b) Religion

(c) Region

(d) Race and religion

► (d) Race and religion
 

16. Dalit Captain of Hindu Gymkhana:

(a) Palwankar Vithal

(b) Vijay Hazare

(c) S.A. Brelvi

(d) Palwankar Baloo

► (d) Palwankar Baloo
 

17. Test Cricket celebrated 100 years in the year ?

(a) 1877

(b) 1977

(c) 1875

(d) 1774

► (b) 1977

18. What was the name of the first Indian cricket club ?           

(a) Oriental club    

(b) Marylebone club

(c) Unique club      

(d) All of the above

► (a) Oriental club

19. Who among the following introduced the world to One-Day Internationals ?

(a) Kerry Packer

(b) Len Hutton

(c) Frank Worrell

(d) Thomas Hughes

► (a) Kerry Packer

20. When was the Marylebone Cricket Club founded ?

(a) 1760

(b) 1787

(c) 1788

(d) 1895

► (b) 1787

21. Which Australian player tried to play with an aluminium bat ?

(a) Kim Hughes

(b) Don Bradman

(c) Dennis Lillee

(d) Jeff Thompson

► (c) Dennis Lillee

22. What were the rich who played cricket for pleasure called ?

(a) Amateurs

(b) Professionals

(c) Commons

(d) Both (a) and (b)

► (a) Amateurs

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

(a) Hambledon 1760s

(b) Marylebone 1760s

(c) London 1670s

(d) Melbourne 1760s

► (a) Hambledon 1760s

24. Which of these statements is correct about the spread of cricket ?

(a) Cricket remained a colonial game

(b) It spreads only in Europe

(c) It came to be played all over the world

(d) It was limited to England only

► (a) Cricket remained a colonial game

25. Game of cricket was invented in:

(a) England

(b) India

(c) Australia

(d) Pakistan

► (a) England

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