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FIFA World Cup Trivia Questions & Answers

List Of Great FIFA World Cup Trivia Questions

FIFA World Cup Trivia Questions & Answers
FIFA World Cup Trivia Questions & Answers

Introduction

The FIFA World Cup being the biggest sports event that celebrates cultures and traditions worldwide. Held after every four years, the event adds flare to the football game itself and helps the associated member nations of FIFA to invest the generated financial resources in social activities. Soccer world cup packed with excitement and enthusiasm provides an opportunity to the crazy fans watch their favorite players compete on the global arena with its TV viewing topping the charts.

As the FIFA World Cup approaches closer and the fanatic fans catch on the soccer fever, our composition of FIFA World Cup trivia questions and answers quiz enhance the excitement and drama of the most watched sports occasion. Partner with your friends to form multiple teams and play the ultimate FIFA quiz game. It can also serve as the impeccable football themed party game that any football/soccer fan will enjoy. The FIFA quiz has a blend of difficulty levels, hence choose your answers very wisely. May the best player wins!

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Interesting FIFA World Cup Trivia Facts Every Football Fan Should Know About

  • The World Cup trophy went missing for 7 days at the start of the 1966 tournament.
  • The winning country keeps the real cup till the next World Cup, and gets to keep a gold-plated replica permanently.
  • Hungary scored 27 goals in the World Cup of 1954.
  • Brazil brought home the World Cup for the most number of times.
  • Mexico has lost the most games at World Cups.
  • South African National Team is known as ‘Bafana Bafana’. In isiZulu, it means ‘the boys, the boys’.
  • The average attendance at a World Cup game is around 50,000.
  • Till date, 77 teams have qualified to play in the World Cups.
  • The most goals in a single World Cup are 171.
  • The tournament was canceled in 1942 and 1946 because of World War II.
  • The largest crowd to witness a single game live was in the 1950 edition, when 173,850 witnessed the final between Brazil and Uruguay.
  • Only 6 countries have managed to win the tournament as host country.
  • The least number of people to watch a World Cup game live at a stadium was 300, at the 1930 games.

FIFA World Cup Trivia Questions & Answers

Q. Name the country which has won the most FIFA World Cups?

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Brazil

Q. How many FIFA world cups have Brazil won?

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05

Q. Name the country which has won the second most number of World Cups?

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Italy

Q. How many FIFA world cups have Italy won?

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04

Q. Name two countries that have reached the finales of FIFA World Cup the most number of times? 

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Germany and Brazil

Q. For how many times Germany and Brazil have reached FIFA world cup finale?

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07

Q. For how many times has Germany won the tournament?

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03

Q. In what year was the first World Cup held?

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1930

Q. Which country hosted the first FIFA world cup?

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Uruguay

Q. Which country won the first ever FIFA world cup?

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Uruguay

Q. State count of the countries that participated in the first tournament?

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13 teams

Q. Name the first team to win the World Cup twice?

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Italy

Q. Name the player that has scored the most number of goals at the FIFA World Cup?

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Klose

Q. Name the only player to have won the World Cup three times?

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Pele

Q. Name the first player to win the World Cup as both player and manager?

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Mario Zagallo

Q. Name the oldest player to appear in the World Cup?

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Faryd Mondragon (43 years)

Q. Name the youngest player to appear in the World Cup?

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Whiteside (17 years)

Q. Name the youngest player to play in a World Cup final?

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Pele (17 years)

Q. Name the only player to play in three World Cup finals?

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Cafu

Q. Name the youngest goalscorer at the World Cup?

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Pele

Q. Name the player who scored the first hattrick in the World Cup?

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Bert Patenaude

Q. Name the ball that was used at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil?

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Brazuca

Q. Name the country which has won the most matches in the World Cup?

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Brazil

Q. Name the country has lost the most matches in the World Cup?

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 Mexico (24 times)

Q. What was the name of World Cup trophy before 1974?

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Jules Rimet Trophy

Q. Name the only host country to get eliminated in the first round?

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South Africa

Q. Name the official song of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa?

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Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)

Q. Name the first team to win three World Cups?

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Brazil

Q. Name the first player to miss a penalty kick at the world cup?

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Valdemar de Brito (Brazil, 1934 in Italy)

Q. Name the top scorer of the 1978 World Cup?

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Mario Kempes

Q. Name the country that hosted the 1966 World Cup?

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England

Q. Who won the Golden Boot at the 1990 World Cup finals?

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 Salvatore Schillachi

Q. Which team lost to Uruguay in 1930?

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Argentina

Q. Name the team has won the most World Cup games from 1930 to 2002?

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 Brazil (60 World Cup games)

Q. Name the country won the 1998 World Cup?

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France

Q. Name the goalkeeper that got the cup for Italy in 1982?

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Dino Zoff

Q. What is Pele’s real name?

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Edison Arantes do Nascimento

Q. How many goals did Italian striker Christian Vieri score in World Cups?

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9

Q. Which country lost to Italy in the 1970 World Cup semi-final?

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West Germany

Q. How many countries took part in the 1930 tournament?

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13

Q. When did England first win the World Cup?

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1966

Q. Which country won the 1962 World Cup?

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Brazil

Q. What team lost to Italy in 1934?

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Czechoslovakia

Q. What country became the first to win three World Cups?

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Brazil

Q. Who was called ‘the black spider’, and the ‘black cat’?

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Lev Yashin

Q. Which country won the 1934 World Cup, held in Italy?

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 Italy

Q. Name the player was the first to kick a ball during the 1930 World Cup In Uruguay?

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Maschinot (FRA)

Q. Name the only person that has won a World Cup medal 4 times?

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 Zagallo

Q. Where was the 1982 World Cup hosted?

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Spain

Q. Name the youngest captain in the 1998 FIFA World Cup?

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Nwankwo Kan

Q. Which countries were not allowed to take part in the 1950 World Cup?

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Germany and Japan

FIFA World Cup Records Trivia Questions & Answers

Q. Which country has played the most World Cup games as compared to any other country?

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Germany

Q. Which country has won the most FIFA World Cups?

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Brazil (05)

Q. Which country have played in each and every FIFA World Cup?

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Brazil

Q. Which country is the most successful team to have never won the World Cup?

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Netherlands

Q. When and where the first FIFA Women’s World Cup was held?

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China in 1991

Q. Name the only 2 countries to have defended their titles successfully?

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Brazil and Italy

Q. In 1982, which country did most goals?

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Hungary

Q. Which country has won 71 games at all the finals over the decades?

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Brazil

Q. Which country has scored the most goals at all World Cup games altogether?

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Brazil (224)

Q. Which team has qualified for 8 World Cups, but never made it past the first round?

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Scotland

Q. In 2010, which African country became the first African nation to host the FIFA World Cup?

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South  Africa

Q. Does any country outside Europe and South America has ever won?

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No

Q. How many countries have qualified for the tournament over the decades, just once?

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23

Q. In 2002, who did the worst performance by a defending champion?

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France

Q. How many countries have managed to win the tournament as host country?

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6

Q. Which country has lost the most games at World Cups?

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Mexico

Q. Which German player made the most appearances in a World Cup?

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Lothar Matthaeus

Q. Which Turkish player scored the fastest goal in 2002?

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Hakan Sükür

Q. Name the only goalkeeper to have ever won the ‘Golden Ball’ trophy?

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Oliver Kahn.
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