On 18 February 2021, a question about sports was asked in Amazon Quiz. The question was James Naismith, recently featured in a google doodle, was the inventor of which game? The four options were; (A) Football (B) Basketball (C) Cricket (D) Golf. The right answer to this question is (B) Basketball. This indoor sport is one of the most famous games in the world. Today America-based league NBA is the biggest basketball league in the world.
Who Was James Naismith?
James Naismith was an American-Canadian physician and sports coach. He is known as the father of basketball for inventing the game. He invented the game in 1891 for improving fitness. James wrote the rules book of the game himself. However, some rules of modern-day basketball are different from his rule book. Today, it is the most popular game in the USA and Canada. Federation Internationale de Basketball Amateur (FIBA) is the highest governing body of the sport.
Recently on his birth anniversary, the inventor of the basketball game James Naismith was featured in a google doodle. Amazon Quiz asked a question on the same on Thursday. The lucky winner of the quiz will get an Emporio Armani Valente Analog hand watch worth INR 34795. To participate in the contest, one needs to answer 5 questions. The app selected a lucky winner by lucky draw. Also, some winners win Amazon Pay coupons.
Meanwhile, yesterday, the quiz asked a question about cricket. The question was which of these cricketers has scored a hundred, each of the 3 times in test cricket that he crossed 50 runs?. The 4 options were (A) Azhar Ali (B) Aiden Markram (C) Fawad Alam (D) Dean Elgar. So the right answer to this Amazon Quiz cricket question is (C) Fawad Alam.
Pakistan batsman Fawad Alam has scored a century every time he has crossed 50 runs. The cricketer made a comeback in 2020 after 11 years. Alam has cemented his place on the test side now. In his 8-match test career, he has scored 3 centuries.