Do You Know About World Cup Soccer?

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  • 1. 
    Which two countries were barred from the 1950 World cup?
    • A. 

      Japan & China

    • B. 

      Germany & Spain

    • C. 

      France & Germany

    • D. 

      Japan & Germany

  • 2. 
    Which World Cup was the first to be televised?
    • A. 

      1974

    • B. 

      1954

    • C. 

      1970

    • D. 

      1962

  • 3. 
    What team received "world champion"-inscribed gold watches BEFORE the final game in 1950?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Uruguay

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 4. 
    What event is considered by many Brazilians to be the worst thing ever in the history of Brazil?
    • A. 

      1950 World Cup Final Game Loss To Uruguay

    • B. 

      1970s Economic Collapse

    • C. 

      1966 Earthquake

    • D. 

      1982 Mudslides In Sao Paulo

  • 5. 
    As host of the 1950 World Cup, what did Brazil build?
    • A. 

      A Resort Hotel For Players

    • B. 

      An Inspirational Monument

    • C. 

      A National Stadium

    • D. 

      New Soccer Fields For Kids

  • 6. 
    The Miracle On The Grass refers to what country's 1-0 win over England in the 1950 World Cup?
    • A. 

      Costa Rica

    • B. 

      Chile

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      U.S.

  • 7. 
    Which team, expecting an easy sweep of the 1950 World Cup, was beaten in the first round by the U.S?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Chile

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      England

  • 8. 
    Which country's 1954 World Cup team was dubbed the "Magical Magyars"?
    • A. 

      Russia's

    • B. 

      Germany's

    • C. 

      Sweden's

    • D. 

      Hungary's

  • 9. 
    What was the temperature on the field when the wool-clad Scottish team played Uruguay in Switzerland?
    • A. 

      0 Degrees C

    • B. 

      52 Degrees F

    • C. 

      -2 Degrees F

    • D. 

      100 Degrees F

  • 10. 
    What was the problem with the Maracana National Stadium at the start of the 1950 World Cup games?
    • A. 

      Not Enough Restrooms

    • B. 

      It Wasn't Big Enough

    • C. 

      It Wasn't Finished

    • D. 

      Scoreboards Didn't Work

  • 11. 
    Adi Dassler, who developed replaceable studs for soccer boots, founded what sporting good company?
    • A. 

      Adidas

    • B. 

      Quattro

    • C. 

      Nike

    • D. 

      Puma

  • 12. 
    During the 1954 Brazil-Hungary game, what did both teams get in trouble for kicking?
    • A. 

      Fans

    • B. 

      The Refs

    • C. 

      One Another

    • D. 

      The Goalie

  • 13. 
    What did Uruguay's Juan Hohberg do after scoring a second goal against Hungary in 1954?
    • A. 

      He Fainted

    • B. 

      He Signed Autographs

    • C. 

      He Tore Off His Shirt

    • D. 

      He Did The "Chicken Dance"

  • 14. 
    The Miracle Of Bern refers to what recovering nation's 1954 World Cup championship?
    • A. 

      Brazil's

    • B. 

      France's

    • C. 

      West Germany's

    • D. 

      Austria

  • 15. 
    What team had access to "unprecedented financial resources" to assure a World Cup victory in 1958?
    • A. 

      West Germany

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 16. 
    What did the 1958 Brazilian team have removed from team hotel to prevent distractions?
    • A. 

      Reading Material

    • B. 

      Mini-Bars

    • C. 

      Female Employees

    • D. 

      Radios

  • 17. 
    Which country hosted the 1958 World Cup?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      Switzerland

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Argentina

  • 18. 
    How many copies of "Totti Jokes", a collection of media jokes about himself, has Francesco Totti sold?
    • A. 

      1200

    • B. 

      600,000

    • C. 

      50,000

    • D. 

      10,000

  • 19. 
    What is the only nation that has participated in every World Cup through 2010?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Ireland

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      England

  • 20. 
    What was the nickname fans gave the pony-tailed Roberto Baggio?
    • A. 

      Il Roby

    • B. 

      Il Primo

    • C. 

      Il Codino

    • D. 

      Il Cavallo

  • 21. 
    Italy's 1996 team captain, Franco Baresi, played his entire career for what club?
    • A. 

      AC Milan

    • B. 

      Messina

    • C. 

      Roma

    • D. 

      Parma

  • 22. 
    Which Italian player has the distinction of having scored in three different World Cups?
    • A. 

      Franco Baresi

    • B. 

      Roberto Baggio

    • C. 

      Demetrio Albertini

    • D. 

      Macro Tardelli

  • 23. 
    What was the score of the 1950 World Cup game between England and the USA?
    • A. 

      May-00

    • B. 

      42125

    • C. 

      0-1

    • D. 

      Apr-00

  • 24. 
    Following the 1938 World Cup, how many were played prior to Brazil hosting in 1950?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 25. 
    How many fans packed Maracana Stadium for the 1950 final game between Brazil and Uruguay?
    • A. 

      121,000

    • B. 

      174,000

    • C. 

      91,000

    • D. 

      48,000

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