World Cup Quiz 1

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1. How many teams played in the first World Cup?
    a: 13
    b: 24
    c: 32

2. Who has scored the most goals in a single World Cup tournament?

3. Which was the first country to host the World Cup twice?

4. Who scored the quickest goal ever by an England player in a World Cup match?

5. Who scored two goals in the 1998 World Cup final?

6. How many games were played at the World Cup 2006?

7. How many different countries have won the World Cup prior to 2010?

8. Who are the only team to have played in every World Cup?

9. What was the name of the original World Cup trophy? 
    a: The Jules Rimet Trophy 
    b: The Fifa Trophy 
    c: The Coupe de Monde

10. How many games will the winning team have to play?

11. Which city comes next in this list: Munich, Buenos Aires, Madrid, Mexico City, Rome, Pasadena, Paris...?

12. Who scored Germany's winner against Argentina in the 1990 World Cup Final?

13. Name the defender shot dead after scoring an own goal during the 1994 World Cup.

14. Poland beat Brazil to finish third at the 1974 World Cup. True or false?

15. When Brazil's team-sheet was first issued for the 1998 World Cup final, the name of Ronaldo was absent. Minutes later, a second, definitive teamsheet was issued that included Ronaldo. But who was the player originally named as Ronaldo's replacement?

16. Which debutants gave Scotland a 1-0 thrashing at the 1990 World Cup?

17. Who were the only European debutants at the last World Cup?

18. Hungary's Laszloz of Hungary still holds the record for what feat achieved in seven minutes against El Salvador in 1982?

19. Name the four African countries who will be making their World Cup debut in Germany

20. The European Player of the Year for 2004 made his debut at an international tournament in 2005. Name him  

21. Uruguay won the first World Cup in 1930 ? but in which country was that competition held?

22. How many times have Italy won the World Cup?

23. Why were the England team grateful to Tovik Bakhramov in 1966?


1. 13

2. Just Fontaine

3. Mexico

4. Bryan Robson

5. Zinedine Zidane

6. 64

7. Seven

8. Brazil

9. The Jules Rimet Trophy

10. Seven

11. Yokohama - The venue of the previous world cup final matches

12. Andreas Brehme 

13. Andres Escobar

14. True

15. Edmundo

16. Costa Rica

17. Slovenia

18. Fastest Hat-Trick

19. Angola, Ivory Coast, Ghana andTogo

20. Andriy Shevchenko

21. Uruguay

22. 4 (so far) 1934, 1938,1982 & 2006

23. He was the linesman who allowed Geoff Hurst?s 2nd Goal


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