World Cup Soccer Quiz

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This quiz Is all about World Cup Soccer.


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  • 1. 
    How many games of the 1954 World Cup were televised by the European Broadcasting Union?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      9

  • 2. 
    In what year did England arrive for the games, supremely confident in taking home the Cup?
    • A. 

      1958

    • B. 

      1956

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1954

  • 3. 
    In what year were replaceable cleats credited for West Germany's win against Hungary in a downpour?
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1958

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1956

  • 4. 
    In what year did Sweden host the World Cup?
    • A. 

      1956

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1958

  • 5. 
    In what year was the all-time highest single game attendance recorded at a World Cup?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1966

    • D. 

      1958

  • 6. 
    In what year did Pele make his World Cup debut, becoming the youngest player ever to win?
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1958

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1962

  • 7. 
    In what year did Brazil boast 22 goals in six World Cup games?
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1954

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1958

  • 8. 
    Just Fontaine set his long-standing 1958 record of 13 World Cup goals in how many games?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 9. 
    For which World Cup did FIFA struggle to assemble a full field of contenders?
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1966

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1958

  • 10. 
    Who promised to run naked through the streets of Buenos Aires if Argentina wins the World Cup 2010?
    • A. 

      Ronaldo

    • B. 

      Diego Maradona

    • C. 

      Victoria Beckham

    • D. 

      David Beckham

  • 11. 
    Diego Maradona has played in how many World Cup games?
    • A. 

      39

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      5

  • 12. 
    How many games did England play in the 1950 World Cup?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      3

  • 13. 
    Why were no FIFA World Cup competitions held during the 1940s?
    • A. 

      FIFA Management Problems

    • B. 

      WWII

    • C. 

      Team Disputes

    • D. 

      Salary Negotiations Stalemate

  • 14. 
    In what year did the press declare "the death of English football" after England's defeat by the USA?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1958

    • D. 

      1982

  • 15. 
    In what year did the World Cup resume after WWII?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1948

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1946

  • 16. 
    In what year was the amateur American team trounced by Italy 9-0 in a warm-up game?
    • A. 

      1958

    • B. 

      1954

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1972

  • 17. 
    In what year did the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro declare Brazil the world champion BEFORE the final game?
    • A. 

      1962

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1958

  • 18. 
    In 2004, who was the world's most highly paid soccer player?
    • A. 

      Michael Owen

    • B. 

      Ronaldo

    • C. 

      Rivaldo

    • D. 

      David Beckham

  • 19. 
    In what year did the World Cup opening ceremonies include "human origami"?
    • A. 

      1970

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      1966

  • 20. 
    How old was David Beckham when he debuted with Manchester United?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      13

  • 21. 
    Because of an injury, who did not play in the 1962 final game?
    • A. 

      Garrincha

    • B. 

      Pele

    • C. 

      Vava

    • D. 

      Valentin Ivanov

  • 22. 
    How many games has the Brazil national team lost with Pele and Garrincha in the line-up?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      4

  • 23. 
    How many seconds into the 1962 aggression-filled Chile-Italy game was the first foul called?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      61

    • C. 

      92

    • D. 

      34

  • 24. 
    After reffing the "Battle of Santiago" in 1962, what was Ken Aston inspired to create?
    • A. 

      Goalie Gloves

    • B. 

      Yellow & Red Cards

    • C. 

      Sweatbands

    • D. 

      Drug Testing

  • 25. 
    How many times did armed police have to intervene in the 1962 Chile-Italy "Battle of Santiago"?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      0

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