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  • 1. 

    In the World Cup 1994 quarterfinal between Germany and Bulgaria, who scored the second goal for Bulgaria?

    • A.

      Yordan Letchkov

    • B.

      Hristo Stoitchkov

    • C.

      Emil Kostadinov

    • D.

      Lubo Penev

    Correct Answer
    A. Yordan Letchkov
    Explanation
    Yordan Letchkov scored the second goal for Bulgaria in the World Cup 1994 quarterfinal against Germany.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these players was not included in the dream roster of Real Madrid in the 100th anniversary?

    • A.

      Luis Figo

    • B.

      Hugo Sanchez

    • C.

      Alfredo Di Stefano

    • D.

      Raul

    Correct Answer
    A. Luis Figo
    Explanation
    Luis Figo was not included in the dream roster of Real Madrid in the 100th anniversary. This suggests that all the other players mentioned - Hugo Sanchez, Alfredo Di Stefano, and Raul - were part of the dream roster.

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  • 3. 

    What two Argentine goalkeepers played in the 1990 World Cup in Italy?

    • A.

      Pumpido And Islas

    • B.

      Burgos And Pumpido

    • C.

      Pumpido And Goycoechea

    • D.

      Islas And Goycoechea

    Correct Answer
    C. Pumpido And Goycoechea
    Explanation
    In the 1990 World Cup in Italy, the two Argentine goalkeepers who played were Pumpido and Goycoechea.

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  • 4. 

    Which Latin American player is the only one who has five picnic his (most goals in one season in Spain)?

    • A.

      Batistuta

    • B.

      Pele

    • C.

      Maradona

    • D.

      Hugo Sanchez

    Correct Answer
    D. Hugo Sanchez
    Explanation
    Hugo Sanchez is the correct answer because he is the only Latin American player who has scored five hat-tricks in one season in Spain, which means he scored the most goals in one season. Batistuta, Pele, and Maradona have not achieved this feat.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the owner of the game transmission rights for the 2002 and 2006 World Cups?

    • A.

      DirecTV

    • B.

      Telefonica

    • C.

      RAI

    • D.

      CBS

    Correct Answer
    A. DirecTV
    Explanation
    DirecTV is the correct answer because they are the owner of the game transmission rights for the 2002 and 2006 World Cups. This means that DirecTV has the exclusive rights to broadcast the games during these two tournaments.

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  • 6. 

    What are the names of the two major soccer stadiums in Barcelona?

    • A.

      Nou Camp And Olympic

    • B.

      Nou Camp And Romareda

    • C.

      Nou Camp And Insular

    • D.

      Olympic And Romareda

    Correct Answer
    A. Nou Camp And Olympic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nou Camp and Olympic. The Nou Camp stadium is the home of FC Barcelona and is one of the largest soccer stadiums in the world. The Olympic Stadium, also known as Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, was built for the 1992 Summer Olympics and is another major soccer venue in Barcelona.

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  • 7. 

    How many yards is the penalty mark from the goal line on a standard soccer field?

    • A.

      20 Yards

    • B.

      9 Yards

    • C.

      12 Yards

    • D.

      6 Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. 12 Yards
    Explanation
    The penalty mark on a standard soccer field is located 12 yards away from the goal line. This is the designated spot where penalty kicks are taken from, providing a fair distance between the goal and the player taking the penalty kick.

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  • 8. 

    Which English team plays their home games at Molineux?

    • A.

      Walsall

    • B.

      Brentford

    • C.

      Wolverhampton Wanderers

    • D.

      Birmingham City

    Correct Answer
    C. Wolverhampton Wanderers
    Explanation
    Wolverhampton Wanderers is the correct answer because they are the English team that plays their home games at Molineux. Molineux is the stadium where Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club is based and where they host their home matches. Walsall, Brentford, and Birmingham City are not associated with Molineux as their home ground.

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  • 9. 

    In what years did FC Barcelona won the European Champions League?

    • A.

      1993 And 2005

    • B.

      1964 And 1994

    • C.

      1995 And 2005

    • D.

      1992 And 2006

    Correct Answer
    D. 1992 And 2006
    Explanation
    FC Barcelona won the European Champions League in 1992 and 2006.

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  • 10. 

    Who was "pichichi" (top soccer scorer) in 2006 at Spanish La Liga?

    • A.

      David Villa

    • B.

      Ronaldo

    • C.

      Ronaldinho

    • D.

      Samuel Eto'o

    Correct Answer
    D. Samuel Eto'o
    Explanation
    Samuel Eto'o was the top scorer in the Spanish La Liga in 2006. He had an outstanding season, scoring a total of 26 goals for his club, Barcelona. Eto'o's impressive goal-scoring ability and consistent performances throughout the season earned him the prestigious Pichichi award, which is given to the top scorer in the league. His contributions played a crucial role in helping Barcelona secure the La Liga title that year.

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  • 11. 

    During qualification for the 2006 World Cup, what team was unbeaten at home but won only once on the road?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      Ecuador

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    C. Ecuador
    Explanation
    Ecuador is the correct answer because during qualification for the 2006 World Cup, they were unbeaten at home but only managed to win once when playing away matches. This means that they had a strong home record but struggled to secure victories on the road.

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  • 12. 

    Who scored in overtime to lift Argentina over Mexico in the second round of the 2006 World Cup?

    • A.

      Hernan Crespo

    • B.

      Maxi Rodriguez

    • C.

      Julio Cruz

    • D.

      Esteban Cambiasso

    Correct Answer
    B. Maxi Rodriguez
    Explanation
    Maxi Rodriguez scored in overtime to lift Argentina over Mexico in the second round of the 2006 World Cup.

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  • 13. 

    What record was broken at the 2006 World Cup event before the semi-finals had been played?

    • A.

      Lowest Goals-Per-Game Average

    • B.

      Most Yellow Cards

    • C.

      Most Injuries

    • D.

      Most Goals Scored

    Correct Answer
    B. Most Yellow Cards
    Explanation
    At the 2006 World Cup event, the record for the most yellow cards was broken before the semi-finals had been played. This means that there were more yellow cards shown to players in this tournament compared to any previous World Cup. The high number of yellow cards suggests that the referees were strict in enforcing the rules and penalizing players for their misconduct or fouls during the matches.

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  • 14. 

    At the 2006 World Cup in Germany, all four semi-finalists were European nations; when and where is the last time that happened?

    • A.

      1990 In Italy

    • B.

      1958 In Sweden

    • C.

      1982 In Spain

    • D.

      1994 In The United States

    Correct Answer
    C. 1982 In Spain
    Explanation
    In the 1982 World Cup held in Spain, all four semi-finalists were European nations. This means that the teams from Europe were the strongest in the tournament, surpassing teams from other continents.

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  • 15. 

    What's the nickname of the rabid fans who follow the United States soccer team around the world?

    • A.

      Sam's Army

    • B.

      Fans United

    • C.

      Los Americanos

    • D.

      The Patriots

    Correct Answer
    A. Sam's Army
    Explanation
    Sam's Army is the correct answer because it refers to the nickname of the rabid fans who follow the United States soccer team around the world. The term "Sam's Army" is commonly used to describe the passionate and dedicated supporters of the US national soccer team.

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