General English – Group 2 Exam Series 9 – Prose – Learning The Game

Learning The Game 

1. The prose “Learning The Game” is about which player ? 

A. Kapil Dev

B. Sachin Tendulkar

C. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

D. Saurav Ganguly

2. ” Playing it My Way ” is the autobiography of which cricket player ? 

A. Sachin Tendulkar

B. Rahul Dravid

C. VVS Laxman

D. Saurav Ganguly

3. Who took Sachin to the cricket training camp in Mumbai ? 

A. His father

B. His grandfather

C. Mother

D. Brother

4. Sachin Tendulkar also loved to ? 

A. Keeping

B. Bowling

C. Coaching

D. Mentor

5. Achrekar started playing cricket at the age of ? 

A. 14

B. 11

C. 15

D. 10

6. In which year Achrekar started playing cricket ? 

A. 1943

B. 1950

C. 1952

D. 1947

7. My induction into the __________cricket circuit could have ended in failure ? 

A. Thane

B. Pune

C. Mumbai

D. Kalyan

8. This time, Sir agreed to let me join the camp. I was delighted and I must say it was an opportunity that transformed my life. Who is referred to as ” Sir ” here ? 

A. Achrekar

B. Indian captain

C. Viv Richards

D. Sachin’s school Teacher

9. The camp involved a session every morning and evening at __________ Park ? 

A. Nehru

B. Sivaji

C. Jhansi

D. Peshwa

10. Sachin would practice between which time ? 

A. 7.30 A.M to 9.30 A.M

B. 6.30 A.M to 10.30 A.M

C. 7.30 A.M to 11.30 A.M

D. 7.30 A.M to 10.30 A.M

11. Travelling to Shivaji Park took ___________ minutes from my house ? 

A. 30

B. 20


D. 40

12. Where is Sachin Tendulkar house located ? 

A. Bandra

B. Panvel

C. Thane

D. Borivali

13. For the first few days, who accompanied Sachin , to get me used to the routine ? 

A. His father

B. His mother

C. His grandfather

D. His brother

14. As a child, Sachin had only _________ set of cricket clothes .

A. 2

B. 1

C. 3

D. 4

15. At the end of the _________months, informed Ajit that I had the potential to be a good cricketer if I practiced all year round ?

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

16. The New English School in which Sachin joined is located at ?

A. Panvel

B. Thane

C. Bhandra

D. Pune

17.Who always said that all he wanted me to do was give it my best effort without worrying about the results ?

A. Sachin’s Brother

B. Sachin’s Father

C. Sachin’s Coach

D. School Teacher

18. In his first year at Shardashram, Sachin played __________practice matches during the summer break of _________ days.

A. 55,60

B. 60,60

C. 50,60

D. 55,55

19.Which is a popular Mumbai fast food which coach would often give Sachin some money to go and eat ?

A. Rava Dosa

B. Vadapav

C. Batata vada

D. Varan bhaat

20. Sachin’s summer sessions used to start at ________ am and end at _________ pm.

A. 8.30 and 4.30

B. 9.30 and 5.30

C. 7.30 and 4.30

D. 9.30 and 4.30

21. Sachin’s evening session would start at ____________ pm after only a __________-minute break ?

A. 6 and 90

B. 5.30 and 60

C. 5 and 30

D. 5.15 and 75

22. Towards the last 15 minutes, Sir would place a _________ rupee coin on top of the stumps and if I managed to avoid getting out, the coin was mine.

A. 2

B. 5

C. 10

D. 1

23. Which was the last part of my training which Sachin’s Coach always would tell to him ?

A. To warm down

B. To run

C. To have intense batting

D. To bowl 60 deliveries

24. Occasionally, my father came to take me home and I would always ask him to treat me to a special fruit ___________ at a juice centre near the club.

A. Mango

B. Orange

C. Cocktail

D. Apricots

25. It could be embarrassing because the conductors were often rude and would sometimes ask me to pay __________ ?

A.Extra Charges

B. Two tickets

C. Additional 10 rs

D. Fine

26. Sachin often take the bus or train from Bandra to __________, and it was all a great learning experience.

A. Church Gate

B. Central Railway Station

C. Borivali

D. Airoli

27. Sir also punished me on one occasion when trying to teach me a very important lesson. Once, I bunked my daily evening practice to watch an ________________match not anticipating that Sir would be there .

A. International

B. Inter district

C. Divisional

D. Inter School






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