June 30, 2014

Q TIME: FIFA WORLD CUP 2014 - Part I


QUALIFICATIONS - GROUP A to GROUP D


(1) Who scored the first goal of the FIFA World Cup 2014?
Neymar
Hulk
Oscar
Marcelo

(2) Which of the following countries finished at the bottom of Group A?
Croatia
Brazil
Cameroon
Mexico

(3) Who finished as the highest scorer for the Netherlands in the group stage of the world cup?
Arjen Robben
Robin Van Persie
Memphis Depay
Dirk Kyut

(4) Apart from the Netherlands, which other country went through to the Round of 16 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup from group B?
Chile
Australia
Spain
None of these

(5) Who became the third player in the history of FIFA World Cup to score one goal each in the first three matches of the 2014 edition of the tournament?
Alexander Mejía
Adrián Ramos
James Rodriguez
Pablo Armero

(6) Which of the following countries in Group D did not win a single match during the pre-knockout stage of World Cup 2014?
England
Italy
Uruguay
Costa Rica

(7) Which Italian player did Luis Suarez bite during the Uruguay vs Italy clash on 24th June?
Leonardo Bonucci
Marco Veratti
Gianluigi Buffon
Giorgio Chiellini

(8) Who was the only goal scorer for Greece during the group stage?
Panagiotis Kone
Dimitris Salpingidis
Georgios Samaras
Jose Holebas

(9) Brazil scored 7 goals during the group stage. How many different players scored for the Samba boys in the first three matches?
Three
Four
Five
Six

(10) Which of the following countries scored the maximum number of goals in the group stage of the 2014 World Cup?
Belgium
Germany
Brazil
The Netherlands

(11) Who scored the only goal for Spain in their 1-5 defeat to the Netherlands in the first game of the World Cup 2014?
David Villa
Xabi Alonso
Fernando Torres
Juan Mata

(12) Who scored the winner in the match between Japan and Ivory Coast in Group C?
Yaya Toure
Didier Drogba
Arthur Boka
Gervinho

(13) Name the Uruguayan player who scored the lone goal in the match against Italy.
Luis Suarez
Cristian Rodriguez
Diego Gordin
Edinson Cavani

(14) Who captained the Socceroos in this world cup?
Tim Cahill
Mile Jedinak
Mark Milligan
Tommy Oar

(15) Who topped Group D after the first three matches?
England
Costa Rica
Uruguay
Italy





For more on World Cup 2014:
(1) Q Time: FIFA World Cup 2014 - Part II (Link)
(2) Q Time: FIFA World Cup 2014 - Part III (Link)
(3) Q Time: FIFA World Cup 2014 - Part IV (Link)
(4) Q Time: FIFA World Cup 2014 - Part V (Link)