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  • 1. 
    How many teams participated in the 1982 World Cup in Spain?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      24

  • 2. 
    How many venues hosted games in the 1982 World Cup?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      14

  • 3. 
    Which country took its second World Cup title in Mexico in 1986?
    • A. 

      Chile

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      Austria

    • D. 

      England

  • 4. 
    How many people watched the 1990 World Cup on TV, making it at the time the most viewed TV event ever?
    • A. 

      3.4 Billion

    • B. 

      12.33 Billion

    • C. 

      26.69 Billion

    • D. 

      8.9 Billion

  • 5. 
    How many red cards were issued in 1990, setting the World Cup record at the time for the most ever?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      10

  • 6. 
    How much did Italy spend to repair, renovate and improve its 12 venues for the 1990 World Cup?
    • A. 

      $22M

    • B. 

      $112M

    • C. 

      $79.6M

    • D. 

      $935M

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the 1990 mascot, a tri-colored stick figure with a soccer ball for a head?
    • A. 

      Roma

    • B. 

      Bob

    • C. 

      Vicenza

    • D. 

      Ciao

  • 8. 
    What traditional attire did referees wear for the last time at the 1990 World Cup?
    • A. 

      Shorts

    • B. 

      Black Jerseys

    • C. 

      Cowboy Hats

    • D. 

      Lanyards & Whistles

  • 9. 
    For the second time in World Cup history, what did all the 1990 final four teams have?
    • A. 

      Serious Injuries

    • B. 

      Pro Players

    • C. 

      Previous World Cup Championships

    • D. 

      A Common Language

  • 10. 
    In addition to Top Scorer, what distinction did Italy's Salvatore Schillaci receive at the 1990 World Cup?
    • A. 

      Most Red Cards

    • B. 

      Most Assists

    • C. 

      Best Player

    • D. 

      Most Congenial

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the award bestowed on the top scorer in the World Cup?
    • A. 

      Big Foot

    • B. 

      Golden Shoe

    • C. 

      Gold Toe

    • D. 

      Best Boot

  • 12. 
    For the first time in World Cup history, what determined the outcome of the 1994 final?
    • A. 

      Referees

    • B. 

      Fans

    • C. 

      Penalties

    • D. 

      Ticket Sales

  • 13. 
    After winning in 1994, Brazil boasted how many World Cup titles?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 14. 
    What was the name of the red, white and blue-clad dog that served as mascot of the 1994 World Cup?
    • A. 

      Stryker

    • B. 

      Pat The Patriot

    • C. 

      Kit

    • D. 

      Boots

  • 15. 
    What did McDonald's print on its take-out bags to celebrate the 1994 World Cup?
    • A. 

      World Flags

    • B. 

      Pele

    • C. 

      Min-Bios of Famous Players

    • D. 

      Team USA

  • 16. 
    Which World Cup, at the time, was the highest-attended single sport event in U.S. history?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1982

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1994

  • 17. 
    What was FIFA's primary concern when considering the U.S. to host the 1994 World Cup?
    • A. 

      A Lack Of American Fans

    • B. 

      Gas Prices

    • C. 

      Sponsorships

    • D. 

      Sufficient Lodging

  • 18. 
    In what year did the U.S. host the World Cup?
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1998

  • 19. 
    In 1994, where was the USA-hosted World Cup final played?
    • A. 

      Superdome

    • B. 

      Shea Stadium

    • C. 

      Rose Bowl

    • D. 

      Astrodome

  • 20. 
    What odds did bookmakers give for Cameroon to win the 1990 World Cup?
    • A. 

      10 to 1

    • B. 

      500 to 1

    • C. 

      52 to 1

    • D. 

      100 to 1

  • 21. 
    How many games were played in the course of the 1994 World Cup?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      128

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      64

  • 22. 
    In 1994, the Silverdome in Detroit was the site of what World Cup "first"?
    • A. 

      Injury Time

    • B. 

      Tie

    • C. 

      Indoor Game

    • D. 

      Extra Time

  • 23. 
    How many fans attended the 64 matches of the 1994 World Cup?
    • A. 

      1,899,732

    • B. 

      2,014,876

    • C. 

      3,587,538

    • D. 

      9,875,884

  • 24. 
    Croatia, Jamaica, Japan and South Africa all qualified for first time for the World Cup in what year?
    • A. 

      1982

    • B. 

      1986

    • C. 

      1998

    • D. 

      1990

  • 25. 
    In which World Cup did Zinedine Zidane get a red-card expulsion and two-game suspension?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1960

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