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The History of the Footbal World Cup

This Quiz is about the history of the world cup. 20 Questions.

 
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1

What number World Cup will this years 2010 tournament in South Africa be?

  • 19
  • 20
  • 21

2

Who won the golden boot in the 2002 tournament held in South Korea and Japan?

  • Miroslav Klose
  • Ronaldo
  • Christian Vieri

3

How many sending off's have there been in the history of World Cup tournament?

  • 140
  • 150
  • 160

4

3 teams have appeared in the final twice without winning, Netherland, Czechoslovakia and which other country?

  • Sweden
  • Spain
  • Hungary

5

Which country did not appear in the 1950 tournament after being told they could not play without football boots?

  • Dutch East Indies (indonesia)
  • India
  • Cuba

6

13 teams entered the 1st World Cup in 1930 but how many entered Germany 2006?

  • 195
  • 200
  • 205

7

Who holds the record for most goals in a single World Cup tournament?

  • Gerd Muller
  • Just Fontaine
  • Eusebio

8

When England won the World Cup in 1966 who did they beat in the Semi-Finals?

  • Portugal
  • USSR
  • Argentina

9

The World Cup was founded in 1930 by which Frenchman?

  • Jules Verne
  • Jules Rimet
  • Judge Jules

10

Which English player was responsible for the blooped clearance which led to Maradona's hand of god goal?

  • Peter Reid
  • Terry Butcher
  • Steve Hodge

11

Uraguay won the 1st World Cup in 1930 who did they beat in the final?

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • France

12

In qualifying for the 1954 tournament Spain lost to Turkey but how was the game decided?

  • Penalty Shoot-out
  • Toss of a coin
  • Referee's choice

13

Which Player has played in the most World Cup finals matches?

  • Diego Maradona
  • Lothar Matthaus
  • Paolo Maldini

14

Which two countries appeared in the 1st penalty shoot-out in the World Cup?

  • West Germany V France
  • France V Brazil
  • West Germany V Mexico

15

Which player is overall top goalscorer in World Cup final tournament history?

  • Just Fontaine
  • Ronaldo
  • Gerd Muller

16

Who has scored the fastest goal in World Cup finals History?

  • Vaclav Masek
  • Bryan Robson
  • Hakan Sukur

17

Which former Aston Villa striker scored the 2000th World Cup finals goal?

  • Bosko Balaban
  • Darius Vassell
  • Marcus Allback

18

Which city will host the opening game of the 2010 tournament?

  • Cape Town
  • Johannesburg
  • Port Elizabeth

19

The highest scoring match in World Cup history is 12 goals between Austria and Switzerland but what was the Score?

  • 6-6
  • 7-5
  • 8-4

20

Who is the the youngest player to appear in a World Cup?

  • Pele
  • Norman Whiteside
  • Michael Owen

 

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