What Do You Know About UEFA European Championship?

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What Do You Know About UEFA European Championship? - Quiz

The UEFA European Championship is also known as the Euros played every four years. It is the main association football competition contested by the men national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the champion of the Europe continent. Take the quiz to find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    UEFA European Championships was founded in ....

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    A. 1960
    Explanation
    The UEFA European Championships was founded in 1960. This tournament was established to determine the best national football team in Europe. It has since become one of the most prestigious international football competitions, held every four years. The first tournament took place in 1960 with only four teams participating. The event has grown significantly over the years, with more teams and expanded formats, making it a highly anticipated event for football fans worldwide.

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  • 2. 

    How many European Championship tournaments have been played?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      25

    Correct Answer
    B. 15
    Explanation
    There have been 15 European Championship tournaments played. This can be determined by counting the number of tournaments that have taken place since the inception of the European Championship.

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  • 3. 

    The 15 European Championship tournaments have been won by how many different national teams?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Ten

    • C.

      Twenty

    • D.

      Twelve

    Correct Answer
    B. Ten
    Explanation
    Ten different national teams have won the 15 European Championship tournaments. This indicates that there has been a good amount of diversity in terms of the countries that have achieved success in this competition.

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  • 4. 

    To date, .... is the only team in history to have won consecutive titles, doing so in 2008 and 2012

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Netherlands

    Correct Answer
    A. Spain
    Explanation
    Spain is the correct answer because they are the only team in history to have won consecutive titles in 2008 and 2012. This means that they won the UEFA European Championship in 2008 and followed it up by winning the FIFA World Cup in 2010, and then won the UEFA European Championship again in 2012. No other team has achieved this feat, making Spain unique in their back-to-back victories.

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  • 5. 

    The most recent championship, hosted by?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Portugal

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. France
    Explanation
    The most recent championship was hosted by France.

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  • 6. 

    The most recent championship was hosted by France in what year?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2010

    • C.

      2016

    • D.

      2018

    Correct Answer
    C. 2016
    Explanation
    In 2016, France hosted the most recent championship.

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  • 7. 

    The most recent championship, hosted by France in 2016, was won by ....

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Portugal

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    C. Portugal
    Explanation
    Portugal won the most recent championship hosted by France in 2016.

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  • 8. 

    UEFA Euro 2016 was the first to have how many teams in the finals?

    • A.

      24

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      36

    • D.

      47

    Correct Answer
    A. 24
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 24. The UEFA Euro 2016 was the first tournament to have 24 teams in the finals. In previous editions, the tournament had only 16 teams competing. The expansion to 24 teams allowed for more nations to participate and increased the level of competition in the tournament. This change was made to make the tournament more inclusive and provide opportunities for smaller footballing nations to showcase their talent on the international stage.

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  • 9. 

    The new UEFA European Championships trophy, which is made of sterling silver, now weighs how many kilograms?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    The new UEFA European Championships trophy, made of sterling silver, weighs 8 kilograms.

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  • 10. 

    Bronze medals were previously awarded for winners of the third place playoff, the last of which was held in ....

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1980

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1955

    Correct Answer
    B. 1980
    Explanation
    Bronze medals were previously awarded for winners of the third-place playoff, which means that in the past, teams that finished in third place in a competition would receive a bronze medal. The last time this playoff was held and a bronze medal was awarded was in 1980.

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