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  • 1. 

    Which team won the Bank Asya 1. Lig in the 2010-2011 season?

    • A.

      Giresunspor

    • B.

      Fenerbahce

    • C.

      Mersin Idman Yurdu

    • D.

      Adanaspor

    Correct Answer
    C. Mersin Idman Yurdu
    Explanation
    Mersin Idman Yurdu won the Bank Asya 1. Lig in the 2010-2011 season.

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  • 2. 

    Which player, who retired from the Super Lig in 2000, finished his career with 503 appearances?

    • A.

      Riza Calimbay

    • B.

      Joaquim Noah

    • C.

      Oguz Cetin

    • D.

      Ismail Arca

    Correct Answer
    C. Oguz Cetin
    Explanation
    Oguz Cetin is the correct answer because he retired from the Super Lig in 2000 and finished his career with 503 appearances.

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  • 3. 

    At what age did Michel Platini join his first club, AS Joeuf?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    D. 11
    Explanation
    Michel Platini joined his first club, AS Joeuf, at the age of 11. This suggests that he started his football career at a relatively young age and showed potential at an early stage. Joining a club at such a young age allowed him to develop his skills and progress in his football journey.

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  • 4. 

    When did Rudy Riou make his Ligue 1 debut?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2005

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    A. 1999
    Explanation
    Rudy Riou made his Ligue 1 debut in 1999.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these Serie A clubs has been part of the league the least time?

    • A.

      Torino

    • B.

      Parma

    • C.

      Atalanta

    • D.

      Milan

    Correct Answer
    B. Parma
    Explanation
    Parma has been part of Serie A for the least amount of time compared to the other clubs listed. This can be inferred from the question's prompt, which asks for the club that has been part of the league the least time.

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  • 6. 

    Where was David Beckham born?

    • A.

      Gladstone

    • B.

      Punchstone

    • C.

      Leytonstone

    • D.

      Maidstone

    Correct Answer
    C. Leytonstone
    Explanation
    David Beckham was born in Leytonstone.

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  • 7. 

    What year were Notts County founded?

    • A.

      1862

    • B.

      1861

    • C.

      1860

    • D.

      1859

    Correct Answer
    A. 1862
    Explanation
    Notts County was founded in 1862. This means that the correct answer is 1862.

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  • 8. 

    What year was the old Wembley stadium taken down?

    • A.

      2004

    • B.

      2005

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    D. 2003
    Explanation
    In 2003, the old Wembley stadium was taken down.

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  • 9. 

    Which forward for Croatia scored 3 goals during UEFA Euro 2012?

    • A.

      Nikica Jelavic

    • B.

      Mario Mandzukic

    • C.

      Ivica Olic

    • D.

      Mladen Petric

    Correct Answer
    B. Mario Mandzukic
    Explanation
    Mario Mandzukic is the correct answer because he scored 3 goals during UEFA Euro 2012.

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  • 10. 

    Who scored the only own goal of UEFA Euro 2012?

    • A.

      Jordi Alba

    • B.

      Lukasz Piszczek

    • C.

      Wilfred Bouma

    • D.

      Glen Johnson

    Correct Answer
    D. Glen Johnson
    Explanation
    Glen Johnson scored the only own goal of UEFA Euro 2012.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the only player to failed to convert a non-shoot-out penalty kick at UEFA Euro 2012?

    • A.

      Christian Maggio

    • B.

      Wojciech Szczesny

    • C.

      Mesut Ozil

    • D.

      Giorgos Karagounis

    Correct Answer
    D. Giorgos Karagounis
    Explanation
    Giorgos Karagounis is the correct answer because he was the only player to fail to convert a non-shoot-out penalty kick at UEFA Euro 2012. This means that during the tournament, when given the opportunity to take a penalty kick in a regular match situation, Karagounis was unable to score.

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  • 12. 

    What was the official competition slogan of UEFA Euro 2012?

    • A.

      The Spirit of Friendship

    • B.

      Creating History Together

    • C.

      Quest for Glory

    • D.

      Celebrating the Game

    Correct Answer
    B. Creating History Together
    Explanation
    The official competition slogan of UEFA Euro 2012 was "Creating History Together". This slogan emphasizes the idea of unity and collaboration among the participating teams and fans, highlighting their collective effort in making the tournament a memorable event. It also suggests the significance of the tournament in terms of leaving a lasting impact and creating a historical moment in the world of football.

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  • 13. 

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the only player from which country to make the 2012 UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Poland

    • C.

      Czech Republic

    • D.

      Sweden

    Correct Answer
    D. Sweden
    Explanation
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic, a Swedish football player, was the only player from his country to make the 2012 UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament. This means that he was recognized as one of the best players in the tournament and was selected to be part of the prestigious team. It showcases his exceptional skills and performance during the competition, representing Sweden at the highest level of European football.

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  • 14. 

    Which team played in UEFA Euro for the first time in 2012?

    • A.

      Poland

    • B.

      Ukraine

    • C.

      Croatia

    • D.

      Ireland

    Correct Answer
    B. Ukraine
    Explanation
    Ukraine played in the UEFA Euro for the first time in 2012. This can be inferred from the question that asks which team made their debut in the tournament in that specific year.

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  • 15. 

    How many goals did Gary Cahill score for Chelsea in the 2012-13 season?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    D. 6
    Explanation
    Gary Cahill scored 6 goals for Chelsea in the 2012-13 season.

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  • 16. 

    Who was the Chelsea manager from June 2009 to May 2011?

    • A.

      Carlo Ancelotti

    • B.

      Luiz Felipe Scolari

    • C.

      Jose Mourinho

    • D.

      Avram Grant

    Correct Answer
    A. Carlo Ancelotti
    Explanation
    Carlo Ancelotti was the Chelsea manager from June 2009 to May 2011. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 17. 

    How many more points did Manchester United finish with compared to Chelsea for 2012-13?

    • A.

      14 Points

    • B.

      2 Points

    • C.

      29 Points

    • D.

      11 Points

    Correct Answer
    A. 14 Points
    Explanation
    Manchester United finished with 14 more points than Chelsea for the 2012-13 season. This means that Manchester United had a higher total number of points compared to Chelsea, indicating that they performed better in the league standings.

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  • 18. 

    What is the title of the Phil Ball book about the history of Real Madrid?

    • A.

      The Best Is Yet To Come

    • B.

      White Storm:100 years of Real Madrid

    • C.

      Goal! 2: Living the Dream

    • D.

      Ciudad Real Madrid

    Correct Answer
    B. White Storm:100 years of Real Madrid
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "White Storm: 100 years of Real Madrid." This book title suggests that it covers the history of Real Madrid over a span of 100 years. The term "White Storm" is likely a reference to the team's nickname, "Los Blancos," which translates to "The Whites" in English. This title implies that the book provides a comprehensive and in-depth look at the club's history and achievements.

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  • 19. 

    How many times has Real Madrid won the La Liga title five years in a row?

    • A.

      Four Times

    • B.

      Twice

    • C.

      Never

    • D.

      Once

    Correct Answer
    B. Twice
    Explanation
    Real Madrid has won the La Liga title five years in a row twice. This means that they have achieved this feat on two separate occasions.

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  • 20. 

    What year did Gerard Pique's first stint in his Youth Career with Barcelona end?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      2004

    Correct Answer
    D. 2004
    Explanation
    Gerard Pique's first stint in his Youth Career with Barcelona ended in 2004.

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  • 21. 

    How tall is Barcelona star Pedro Eliezer Rodriguez Ledesma?

    • A.

      1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)

    • B.

      1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)

    • C.

      1.74 m (5 ft 8 1/2 in)

    • D.

      1.69 m (5 ft 6 1/2 in)

    Correct Answer
    D. 1.69 m (5 ft 6 1/2 in)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1.69 m (5 ft 6 1/2 in). This means that Barcelona star Pedro Eliezer Rodriguez Ledesma is 1.69 meters tall, which is equivalent to 5 feet 6 1/2 inches.

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  • 22. 

    How much did FC Barcelona pay out to Santos for Neymar?

    • A.

      46.2 Million Euros

    • B.

      6.2 Million Euros

    • C.

      86.2 Million Euros

    • D.

      106.2 Million Euros

    Correct Answer
    C. 86.2 Million Euros
    Explanation
    FC Barcelona paid out 86.2 million euros to Santos for Neymar. This indicates the amount of money that FC Barcelona spent to acquire Neymar from Santos.

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