Description : The Olympics are much more than 'citius, altius, fortius' (faster, higher, stronger). They are a canvas on which myriad moments of grit and glory are drawn, and ballads of human endurance, perseverance, comebacks and heartbreaks are writ. The Ultimate Olympic Quiz Book celebrates the indomitable spirit and optimism of the Greatest Show on Earth through quizzes and factoids that encapsulate some of the most fascinating tales of success and failure, and those never-seen-before-or-after moments. From the ancient Olympiads to Coubertin's modern Games; from the lesser-known facts about the Winter Games to India's icons and forgotten heroes, this book has all the answers to every question you might have about the Olympics.
Description : Which charismatic Kiwi batsman is also the cousin of Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Russell Crowe? Which South Africa-born motivational speaker played a key role in India's 2011 World Cup win and Germany's 2014 FIFA World Cup victory? Which former cricketer, besides being a successful coach of several teams - including India - is also credited for devising Zimbabwe's car registration system? Which batsman piloted the special flight that flew Arjuna Ranatunga's victorious Sri Lankan team home from Lahore in 1996? The HarperCollins Book of World Cup Trivia is not a mere collection of factoids and cricket records. It skilfully combines history, highlights, statistics and information in one comprehensive and ambitious edition. Starting from the first tournament in England in 1975, to the 2011 edition in the Indian subcontinent, this book is the perfect knowledge companion to the only quadrennial tournament that truly matters in world cricket.
Description : The perfect blend of entertainment and education . . . Commemorating sixty years of India's independence and reflecting India's many facets, this definitive volume packs in 3000 questions in sixty chapters, testing the answering skills of any quiz-lover. Each chapter contains fifty questions on a range of subjects from ancient, medieval and modern India to alternative medicine, and fairs and festivals, Indian cricket, Indian diaspora, Hindi and regional films to science, traditional sport and youth affairs, travel, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Put your knowledge of India to the ultimate test with this valuable volume for facts, figures, events, history, literature, politics, and much more.
Description : Are you a member of a pub quiz team? Do you enjoy having a go at general knowledge quizzes? Are you knowledgeable about a wide range of subjects? Whatever your reason for choosing this book, you are certain to enjoy tackling the 500 questions inside. Which Author and politician with the middle name Rodham wrote Living History? The Tamla Motown music label founded by Berry Gordy Jr. began in which American City? What object sits on top of the Wimbledon men’s singles champion trophy and has done since 1887? If these questions have got you puzzling, dip inside to find out the answers and discover more of the same. With sections on all areas of general knowledge including art and literature, film and television, history, music, science, sport, inventions and much more, there is something to suit all levels of ability. Whether you are a quizmaster in need of new material or ginning up for the next pub quiz, The Ultimate Pub Quiz Book is an ideal way to improve your general knowledge.
Description : 2016 was a huge year in sport – but how much do you remember? Test yourself and your family and friends with the ultimate Australian sports trivia book! From the Melbourne Cup to the Olympic Games, and covering all the winter footy codes and more, this is the most comprehensive – and challenging – sports quiz book of the year. *How many gold medals did the Australian swim team bring home from the Rio Olympic Games? *Which Aussie golfer became the World No. 1 for a second time? *Who was the top points-scorer in the NRL season? *Who scored the most centuries in the 2015–16 Big Bash tournament? Whether you’re a sports nut or you just have to live with one, Ultimate Aussie Sports Trivia 2016 will keep you entertained all summer long.
Description : Got what it takes to pit your wits against some of the brightest brains in Britain? Well, now you can take up the challenge with this ultimate quiz containing 2000 questions from the Brain of Britain archives.
Description : Are you up to date with current boy bands? Can you tell One Direction from Union J or what makes Take That different from JLS and The Wanted? If you know all there is to know about the aforementioned groups, or would like to find out more, The Ultimate Boy Band Quiz Book is definitely for you. Which boy band’s members were appointed ambassadors for Pokémon during 2011? Which boy band recorded a cover version of a 1977 Bee Gees song? Which group supported Britney Spears in concert in Manchester? Find out the answers to these questions and many more inside this quiz book. With so many facts about your favourite boy bands brought together in one exciting book, you can’t help but learn something new. Featuring One Direction, Take That, The Wanted, Union J and JLS, this book will appeal to music lovers of all ages. Whether you are a long-time fan of Take That or secretly dance around the kitchen to the sounds of One Direction, this book has something for everyone. Download it to your eReader and enjoy at your leisure.
Description : History, players, personalities, and hundreds of little-known facts and trivia on every team in the NHL and the old Western Hockey League, compiled by Brian McFarlane host of Hockey Night in Canada for 27 years and author of over 40 books on hockey.