Football World Cup And Game Rules! Trivia Quiz

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Football World Cup And Game Rules! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    TRUE or FALSE? No player is allowed to touch the ball with their hands and arms, except the goalkeeper.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    Each team's squad for the 2010 World Cup consists of ....
    • A. 

      11 players plus 11 substitutes.

    • B. 

      A total of 23 players, substitutes included.

    • C. 

      A total of 21 players.

  • 3. 
    South Africa is the host nation for this World Cup, and, as such,...
    • A. 

      It wasn't allowed to participate in the tournament.

    • B. 

      It automatically won its first game.

    • C. 

      It qualified automatically for the tournament.

  • 4. 
    Thirty-two teams participate in the World Cup's first round of games, known as "the group stage". Qual é a alternativa correta com relação ao group stage?
    • A. 

      In the group stage, the 32 teams are divided into eight groups of four teams.

    • B. 

      As a result of the group stage, twelve teams move forward to the next round.

    • C. 

      Each team in a group will play one match against a team in another group.

  • 5. 
    The World Cup's knockout stage involves the teams that advanced from the group stage of the tournament. Qual é a alternativa verdadeira a respeito do knockout stage?
    • A. 

      In the knockout stage, the remaining teams are divided into 5 groups.

    • B. 

      There are three rounds of matches in this stage, and one third of all teams will be eliminated.

    • C. 

      Losing a game in this stage means that the losing team will definitely not become the World champion.

  • 6. 
    Qual é a alternativa correta?If a match at the knockout stage is still a draw (=empate) after 90 minutes...
    • A. 

      The game goes into penalty kicks (or a penalty shootout).

    • B. 

      The game goes into extra time (30 minutes).

    • C. 

      The team with the greatest number of points wins.

  • 7. 
    TRUE or FALSE? Players have the right to change the referee's decisions during a match.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      A player will be sent off the game if the ref shows him the yellow card twice.

    • B. 

      The yellow and red cards are the only forms of punishment in a soccer/football match.

    • C. 

      The referee cannot penalize a team's manager/coach.