What Do You Know About Football? Quiz

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Football is an interesting sport. The game of football is loved by many people across the world. You know about football? Please take this test to prove your football knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these describes football?

    • A.

      A. Pushing the ball

    • B.

      B. Touching the ball

    • C.

      C. Kicking the ball

    • D.

      D. None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Kicking the ball
    Explanation
    Football is a sport where players use their feet to kick the ball. The objective of the game is to score goals by kicking the ball into the opponent's net. Therefore, option C, "Kicking the ball," accurately describes football.

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  • 2. 

    Those that play football are called what?

    • A.

      A. Gamers

    • B.

      B. Players

    • C.

      C. Waters

    • D.

      D. Professional

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Players
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B. Players because individuals who engage in the sport of football are commonly referred to as players. This term encompasses both amateur and professional participants of the game.

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  • 3. 

    In standard football, how many players are involved?

    • A.

      A. 11

    • B.

      B. 22

    • C.

      C. 10

    • D.

      D. 20

    Correct Answer
    A. A. 11
    Explanation
    In standard football, there are 11 players involved. This is the typical number of players on each team on the field at any given time. Each team consists of a goalkeeper and 10 outfield players who play different positions such as defenders, midfielders, and forwards. This number allows for a balanced and competitive game, with each team having enough players to cover different areas of the field and execute various strategies and tactics.

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  • 4. 

    What year was football league founded?

    • A.

      A. 1676

    • B.

      B. 1765

    • C.

      C. 1888

    • D.

      D. 1765

    Correct Answer
    C. C. 1888
    Explanation
    The correct answer is C. 1888. The Football League was founded in 1888, making it the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    What country was football league first formed?

    • A.

      A. England

    • B.

      B. United States

    • C.

      C. Germany

    • D.

      D. Spain

    Correct Answer
    A. A. England
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A. England. England is widely recognized as the birthplace of modern football and the first country to establish a formal football league. The Football League, now known as the English Football League (EFL), was founded in 1888 and consisted of 12 clubs. This marked the beginning of organized league football, which has since become a global phenomenon.

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  • 6. 

    The shirt that footballers wear is called what?

    • A.

      A. Sport cloth

    • B.

      B. Shirt

    • C.

      C. Jersey

    • D.

      D. No idea

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Jersey
    Explanation
    Footballers wear a specific type of shirt called a jersey. This term is commonly used in sports to refer to the shirt or uniform worn by players during a game. The word "jersey" is widely recognized and associated with sports, particularly football. It is the most appropriate and accurate term to describe the shirt worn by footballers.

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  • 7. 

    Why do we have goal keepers?

    • A.

      To score goals

    • B.

      B. To secure the goal post

    • C.

      C. To regulate the match

    • D.

      D. To complete the number required

    Correct Answer
    B. B. To secure the goal post
    Explanation
    Goalkeepers are necessary in a game to secure the goal post. They are responsible for preventing the opposing team from scoring goals by blocking shots and making saves. Without a goalkeeper, the goal would be left unguarded, making it easier for the opposing team to score. Goalkeepers play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity of the game and maintaining a fair competition by protecting the goal post.

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  • 8. 

    Who regulates football?

    • A.

      A. Football agency

    • B.

      B. An agency of government

    • C.

      C. FIFA

    • D.

      D. Football association

    Correct Answer
    C. C. FIFA
    Explanation
    FIFA, the international governing body for football, regulates the sport worldwide. As the highest authority in football, FIFA sets the rules, organizes international competitions, and ensures the fair play and development of the sport. They establish guidelines for player transfers, coach certifications, and referee training. FIFA also works with national football associations to enforce regulations and promote the growth of the game at all levels.

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  • 9. 

    A referee is important in a football competition

    • A.

      A. No

    • B.

      B. Yes

    • C.

      C. No Idea

    • D.

      D. Undecided

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Yes
    Explanation
    A referee is important in a football competition because they enforce the rules of the game, ensure fair play, and maintain the safety of the players. Without a referee, there would be chaos on the field, with players potentially disregarding the rules and engaging in dangerous behavior. The referee's presence is necessary to maintain order, make important decisions, and ensure that the game is played fairly and within the established guidelines.

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Lucas Wickiser |MARW |
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Lucas is a versatile Communication Professional with diverse work experiences, including working as a Guest Services Representative for the Cleveland Browns during the 2019 football season. He greatly enjoys being an integral part of a team and working with others. His broad skill set makes him a jack of all trades in the Communication field, with highlights such as broadcast experience at TV2 KSU and interviewing and writing alumni stories at the University of Findlay. Additionally, Lucas reviews our football quizzes to ensure their quality, standards, and adherence to rules.

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