July 12, 2014

Q TIME: FIFA WORLD CUP 2014 - Part IV


THE QUARTER FINALS


(1) Amongst the four quarter final matches played in the tournament, which one saw the highest number of goals being scored?
France vs Germany
Brazil vs Colombia
Argentina vs Belgium
Netherlands vs Costa Rica

(2) Germany beat France to win the first quarter finals of the tournament. When was the last time that the Manchaft lost in the quarter finals of the FIFA World Cup?
France 1998
Japan/South Korea 2002
Germany 2006
South Africa 2010

(3) Of the eight nations that went through the Round of 16, how many had played in the quarter finals of the last world cup?
Three
Four
Five
Six

(4) Which of the Costa Rican player did not net the ball during the penalty shoot-out against Netherlands?
Celso Borges
Bryan Ruiz
Giancarlo González
Christian Bolaños

(5) Name the two countries which played in the quarter-finals for the first time in their footballing history in this world cup.
Belgium and Costa Rica
France and Belgium
Costa Rica and Colombia
Colombia and France

(6) Who was the goalkeeper for Netherlands during the penalty shoot out against Costa Rica in the quarters?
Jasper Cillessen
Jeremain Lens
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
Tim Krul

(7) Only one goal was scored off a penalty kick during the four matches in the quarter final round. Name the player who converted that penalty.
James Rodriguez
Mesut Ozil
Lionnel Messi
Robin van Persie

(8) Name the Argentinian player who scored against the Belgians in the quarter finals.
Gonzalo Higuaín
Angel de Maria
Lionnel Messi
Javier Mascherano

(9) In the four quarter final matches, which of the following saw the least number of the goals being scored?
France vs Germany
Brazil vs Colombia
Argentina vs Belgium
Netherlands vs Costa Rica

(10) Mats Hummels headed the ball past French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to score the only goal in the thirteenth minute as Germany beat France in the first quarter final match. Which of the following German player took the free-kick?
Bastian Schweinsteiger
Tony Kroos
Sami Khedira
Mesut Ozil



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