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  • 1. 

    Which was the world's most expensive player transfer in 2000?

    • A.

      Batistuta From Fiorentina To Roma

    • B.

      Petit From Arsenal To Barcelona

    • C.

      Figo From Barcelona To Real Madrid

    • D.

      Barthez From Monaco To Manchester United

    Correct Answer
    C. Figo From Barcelona To Real Madrid
    Explanation
    In 2000, the world's most expensive player transfer was Figo from Barcelona to Real Madrid. This transfer made headlines as it was a record-breaking deal at the time, with Real Madrid paying a staggering amount to secure Figo's services. Figo's move from Barcelona to their arch-rivals, Real Madrid, added an extra layer of significance to the transfer, making it even more notable in the football world.

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  • 2. 

    Where was the 1962 World Cup held?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Uruguay

    • C.

      Argentina

    • D.

      Chile

    Correct Answer
    D. Chile
    Explanation
    The 1962 World Cup was held in Chile.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these countries qualified for their first World Cup in 2002?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      Costa Rica

    • C.

      Turkey

    • D.

      Ecuador

    Correct Answer
    D. Ecuador
    Explanation
    Ecuador qualified for their first World Cup in 2002. This means that prior to 2002, Ecuador had never participated in the tournament.

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  • 4. 

    What's the name of Internazionale's chairman?

    • A.

      Silvio Berlusconi

    • B.

      Oriali

    • C.

      Cecci Gori

    • D.

      Massimo Moratti

    Correct Answer
    D. Massimo Moratti
    Explanation
    Massimo Moratti is the correct answer because he was the chairman of Internazionale, also known as Inter Milan, from 1995 to 2013. During his tenure, the club experienced success, winning several Serie A titles and the UEFA Champions League in 2010. Moratti is a well-known figure in Italian football and played a significant role in the management and development of Inter Milan during his time as chairman.

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  • 5. 

    Which Dutch soccer player wasn't on the European Championship team in 1988?

    • A.

      Ruud Gullit

    • B.

      Edgar Davids

    • C.

      Marco Van Basten

    • D.

      Frank Rijkaard

    Correct Answer
    B. Edgar Davids
    Explanation
    Edgar Davids was not on the European Championship team in 1988.

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  • 6. 

    Where did former Colombia coach Francisco Maturana coach a local team in 2002?

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Saudi Arabia

    • C.

      South Korea

    • D.

      Turkey

    Correct Answer
    B. Saudi Arabia
    Explanation
    In 2002, former Colombia coach Francisco Maturana coached a local team in Saudi Arabia.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the top soccer league in Germany?

    • A.

      Deutschgamen

    • B.

      Deutschlagen

    • C.

      Bundesliga

    • D.

      Germanliga

    Correct Answer
    C. Bundesliga
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bundesliga. Bundesliga is the top soccer league in Germany. It is one of the most popular and competitive soccer leagues in the world. It consists of 18 teams and operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the 2. Bundesliga. The league has a rich history and has produced many successful and renowned football clubs and players.

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  • 8. 

    Who defeated Cameroon in the quarterfinals in the 1990 World Cup?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      Colombia

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    D. England
    Explanation
    In the quarterfinals of the 1990 World Cup, England defeated Cameroon.

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  • 9. 

    Who won third place in the 1994 FIFA World Cup?

    • A.

      Bulgaria

    • B.

      Romania

    • C.

      Sweden

    • D.

      Croatia

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweden
    Explanation
    Sweden won third place in the 1994 FIFA World Cup.

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  • 10. 

    Who lost to Israel in the 1994 World Cup qualification?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Hungary

    • C.

      Denmark

    • D.

      Poland

    Correct Answer
    A. France
    Explanation
    France lost to Israel in the 1994 World Cup qualification.

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  • 11. 

    Which soccer term is defined as "any player on the team that has possession of the ball"?

    • A.

      Clear

    • B.

      Attacker

    • C.

      Save

    • D.

      Goalmouth

    Correct Answer
    B. Attacker
    Explanation
    An attacker in soccer is a player on the team that has possession of the ball and is actively trying to score a goal. They are responsible for advancing the ball towards the opponent's goal and creating scoring opportunities for their team. Attacker is the correct answer because it accurately describes the player who has possession of the ball in soccer.

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  • 12. 

    What term is used to describe when a soccer player uses his head to direct the ball backwards?

    • A.

      Cap

    • B.

      Back Header

    • C.

      Volley

    • D.

      Trailing

    Correct Answer
    B. Back Header
    Explanation
    A back header is the term used to describe when a soccer player uses his head to direct the ball backwards. This technique is often used when a player wants to pass the ball to a teammate who is positioned behind them or to redirect the ball towards the goal. The back header requires precise timing and positioning to accurately direct the ball in the desired direction.

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  • 13. 

    The cord draped over the frame of a soccer goal is called what?

    • A.

      Dribbler

    • B.

      Back Header

    • C.

      Net

    • D.

      Yellow Card

    Correct Answer
    C. Net
    Explanation
    The cord draped over the frame of a soccer goal is called a net. The net is used to catch the ball when it enters the goal, preventing it from going out of bounds and helping to determine if a goal has been scored.

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  • 14. 

    In soccer, "match" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Kicking The Ball Away

    • B.

      A British Term For Soccer Field

    • C.

      Running Behind Another Player

    • D.

      A Soccer Game

    Correct Answer
    D. A Soccer Game
    Explanation
    The term "match" in soccer refers to a soccer game. It is the event where two teams compete against each other, following the rules and regulations of the sport. The term "match" is commonly used in soccer to describe the game itself, including the duration, objectives, and scoring system. It is the most appropriate definition among the given options as it accurately represents the meaning of "match" in the context of soccer.

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  • 15. 

    Who scored the so-called "Hand of God" goal in the World Cup of 1986?

    • A.

      Sanchez

    • B.

      Figo

    • C.

      Maradona

    • D.

      Batistuta

    Correct Answer
    C. Maradona
    Explanation
    Maradona is the correct answer because he scored the infamous "Hand of God" goal in the World Cup of 1986. This goal occurred during a quarter-final match between Argentina and England. Maradona punched the ball into the net with his left hand, and the referee mistakenly allowed the goal to stand. This controversial goal helped Argentina secure a 2-1 victory over England and contributed to their eventual World Cup triumph.

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