The alternative Bell quiz
You won't learn anything meaningful about the life and times of England batsman Ian Bell, but will hopefully be entertained by the triviality of these 10 questions.
You won't learn anything meaningful about the life and times of England batsman Ian Bell, but will hopefully be entertained by the triviality of these 10 questions…
1. What is former Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne's famed nickname for Bell?
a) Sherminator<br>b) Weebee<br>c) Freckles Frank
2. What is Bell's middle name?
a) Norman<br>b) Ronald<br>c) Eden
3. What English Premier League team does Bell support?
a) Manchester City<br>b) Everton<br>c) Aston Villa
4. What is his horoscope star sign?
a) Libra<br>b) Scorpio<br>c) Aries
5. What is Bell's Twitter handle?
a) @Ian_Bell<br>b) @England_Man<br>c) @Ring_My_Bell
6. Where did Bell and wife Chantal Louise Bastock spend 2011's honeymoon?
a) Zanzibar<br>b) Maldives<br>c) Kolkata
7. Which country has he never scored a Test century against?
a) Bangladesh<br>b) Zimbabwe<br>c) South Africa
8. Bell bowls, albeit very occasionally, but what?
a) Right-arm medium<br>b) Leg-spin<br>c) Left-arm medium
9. Who is his one and only Test wicket?
a) Salman Butt<br>b) Shoaib Malik<br>c) Mohammad Yousuf
10. Where was he born?
a) Walsgrave, Coventry<br>b) Birmingham, West Midlands<br>c) Burnley, Lancashire
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