Cricket writer Weekend Quiz – June 17th 2017
The 5-part Answer to the questions set by Quiz
Master Arunabha Sengupta are as follows:
1. Eddie Barlow
2. John Snow
3. William Wordsworth
A. Arthur Shrewsbury
B. Albert Craig
C. Bob Appleyard
D. Emily Bronte
Abhishek Mukherjee wins this quiz getting
all the answers right. Chinmoy Jena also got
it but conceded graciously that Abhishek
deserves the prize for getting to the mark first!
Congrats again Abhishek – you get to be Quiz
Master (again!) on www.cricketwriter.com any
week you choose before July 15th 2017.
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you all set up!
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Quiz Question for Weekend of 17th June
This weekend we have a very interesting series
of questions which will tax your brains and
your knowledge. To win the Quiz, you have to
answer it correctly and in full. All 5 parts need
to be correct to win the prize. Needless to say,
the decision of the Quizmaster is final!
The question this week is contributed by
Arunabha Sengupta a past winner of this
Arunabha is also a prolific writer on the
history of cricket, Chief Cricket Writer at
CricketCountry and interestingly, a
connoisseur of Crime Fiction. he is also the
author of several books.
He is claiming his prize here by throwing a
challenge to you to answer this week’s 5 part
Answer all 5 questions below correctly to win the prize:
1. Which cricketer’s autobiography starts with
a discussion of an anonymous poem called
2. “Behind the limpid dust-clothed trees
The pointed tower,
Stands faded red against the blue.
Above a cheel, eyeing wheeling …”
Lines from a poem titled Bahawalpur Ground.
Identify the author.
3. A sonnet describing English country side
had the lines:
“those boys hat in yon meadow ground, In
white sleev’d shirts are playing by the score”
Identify the author.
4. After the death of one of the great cricketers
(A), a poet (B) wrote the following lines in his
memory, “One, we termed a Prince, is missing,
one as pure as flowers in May,
Loved, esteem’d, revered and honor’d, like a
flower has pass’d away
One of England’s greatest …”
Identify A and B
5. The title of the biography of a cricketer (C)
borrowed a phrase from a poem by a Victorian
writer (D) famous for one great novel. The
biography thus produced won numerous
awards including Wisden Book of the Year.
Identify C and D.
Go for it folks! Enjoy! All answers only in the
Comments section below please! No answers
anywhere else will count for the prize.