Soccer History & Rules Quiz

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Soccer Quizzes & Trivia

Think you know all about the history and rules of soccer? Test your knowledge with this interactive quiz. . . and find out if you are a newbie or an expert!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who invented soccer?
    • A. 

      The Romans

    • B. 

      The Japanese

    • C. 

      The Chinese

    • D. 

      No one (in particular)

  • 2. 
    Which king of England passed a law against soccer?
    • A. 

      Robert

    • B. 

      Edward

    • C. 

      Henry

    • D. 

      Charles

  • 3. 
    Who used the game to sharpen warrior’s skills?
    • A. 

      The Chinese

    • B. 

      The Romans

    • C. 

      The Gauls

    • D. 

      The Egyptians

  • 4. 
    Who invented vulcanized rubber soccer balls?
    • A. 

      Charles Goodyear

    • B. 

      Dick Smith

    • C. 

      H.J Lindon

    • D. 

      No one knows

  • 5. 
    Approx. how many people watch or play soccer?
    • A. 

      60 000

    • B. 

      4 000 000

    • C. 

      10 000 000 000

    • D. 

      8 000 000

  • 6. 
    Who is allowed to touch the ball with their hands?
    • A. 

      Anyone

    • B. 

      The Referee

    • C. 

      The Goalie

    • D. 

      The Goalie and the referee

  • 7. 
    How long does a standard adult match last?
    • A. 

      60 mins

    • B. 

      45 mins

    • C. 

      90 mins

    • D. 

      75 mins

  • 8. 
    What is the ball usually made of?
    • A. 

      Plastic

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Leather

    • D. 

      Rubber

  • 9. 
    What is the referee’s job?
    • A. 

      To enforce the rules

    • B. 

      To protect the players

    • C. 

      To keep score

    • D. 

      To cheer on the teams

  • 10. 
    Which one of these is not essential in soccer?
    • A. 

      Footwear

    • B. 

      Shin pads

    • C. 

      Mouthguard

    • D. 

      Socks